Manager of Accounting

AGI

Dates

Closing: March 31, 2021

Posted: February 5, 2021

Location

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Department

Finance

To apply for this position, please send your resume to careers@aggrowth.com. Please use the job title as the subject line for reference.

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About AGI

AGI is a global food-based infrastructure company publicly traded in Canada. With over 3,800 employees and over 30 global manufacturing brands, AGI is a leading provider of equipment and technology solutions for agricultural commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain and feed systems and an expanding platform for food processing facilities.

AGI’s Food Platform provides global manufacturing, design, engineering, service and installation capabilities that leverage our current product lines and offer turn-key systems capabilities to global food processors. Across multiple continents, from North America to Europe to India, AGI strives to develop new products and provide the highest level of service to our customers.

 

The Opportunity

The Accounting Manager is responsible to manage the accounting and finance functions for the division.  This includes performing general ledger functions, the preparation of monthly financial statements and the management of documents and job tasks that feed into those areas.  

The Team

This position is a part of the management team at AGI Food and as such is expected to assist in leading and engaging all team members.  The role reports directly to the General Manager, Food and indirectly to the Finance team in Winnipeg. This role cooperatively works with all team members inside AGI Food and other AGI divisions as well as customers and suppliers. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership and day to day supervision as it relates to accounting and costing functions, including but not limited to the following:
  • Prepares and reviews annual budgets and regular forecasts for revenue, expenses, capital assets, cash and working capital.
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and supporting schedules, ensuring entries and work occurs in a timely and accurate manner. Presents these items at meetings held.
  • Performs analysis of general ledger accounts as necessary and provides input on the effective tracking of key accounts.
  • Performs detailed review of all projects for hours worked, materials purchased, percentage complete, revenue to recognize, costs to accrue and understand variances between expected and actual project margins. Also working with and keeping project managers informed on all aspects of projects costs and revenues.
  • Identify and implement process improvements and cost savings initiatives.
  • Ensures documents and practices surrounding material integrity and inventory/asset management are in place and effective.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable sales and use taxes as well as assist in preparation of annual income tax packages.
  • Works as the point of contact for office and facility enquiries and with the Management team to ensure operations run smoothly.
  • Works closely with local office team members as well as with AGI team members and external auditors or accountants.
  • Maintains confidentiality pertaining to all aspects of team member and company matters.
  • Collaborates with all areas within the company while developing goals and plans to ensure department and company objectives are met.
  • Qualifications

Education: Post-secondary education in accounting or finance.  Preference to those with an accounting designation or comparable experience.

Experience: 5+ years of work experience in accounting, preference may be given to those with manufacturing or cost accounting experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in supervising accounting functions and/or team members.
  • A professional and positive attitude and approach to work.
  • Proficient with Office 365 and working with ERP systems and implementations.
  • Ability to prepare, review and maintain all accounting functions.
  • Excellent organization and prioritization skills.
  • Experience in the administration and maintenance of accounting systems and processes.
  • Proven ability to build strong working relationships both internal and external to the organization.
  • Ability to problem-solve and make sound recommendations pertaining to organization effectiveness.
  • Analytical thinking and attention to detail.

 

How To Apply

Apply today! Click the “Apply Today” button above or email careers@aggrowth.com with your cover letter and resume and note the job you’re applying for in the subject line.

We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue in the interview process will be contacted.

AGI is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.