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Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager

Montreal, CA

Montreal, CA

A little bit about us
We are Nestlé Nespresso Canada and we are proud to be one of Nestlé's fastest growing business units. Our team of passionate entrepreneurs have made Nespresso the benchmark for coffee capsules and one of the most recognized brands in the world. We owe our growth to our commitment to research and development in order to always stay one step ahead and to serve as a benchmark in the coffee capsule sector. We are also proud to be able to offer premium quality coffees that consumers can savour in the comfort of their own home or away from home, in restaurants, hotels, offices or in luxury retailers. We stand for quality through our careful and thoughtful approach, from the way we source our ingredients, to how we manufacture our products and market our high-quality coffees. Nespresso is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, but is present in more than 60 countries and has more than 12,000 employees worldwide. To learn more, visit www.nespresso.com.

Position Snapshot

Business areas: Nespresso Canada
Job title: Accounting Manager
Location: Montreal, QC

Position Summary

We are looking for an Accounting Manager for Nespresso based at our Montreal office reporting into the Finance and Control Director.  This role will be responsible for the Accounting function in the Canadian market.  It will work closely with Nestle Business Services (NBS) and manage the local Accounting team to ensure that processes and procedures related to these functions are operating efficiently and effectively.  

A day in the life of...

As an Accounting Manager, you will coordinate and manage period-end close and ensure accurate financial reporting.  Ensure compliance with tax requirements in market and coordinate audits related to Accounting.

 

You will also:

  • Manage local Accounting team and oversee the operation of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Accounting Operations functions and Sales tax reporting;
  • Identify areas for process improvement and efficiencies, and drive solutions focusing on regional and global standardization;
  • Partner with FP&A and business partners to ensure the financial integrity;
  • Coordinate the implementation of improvements to streamline accounting processes in conjunction with NBS;
  • Set targets in relation to accounting functions, monitor performance, identify trends, and initiate change to improve performance in conjunction with NBS
  • Coordinate period-end close process, review account reconciliation, and ensure accurate and timely financial reporting;
  • Work with other departments to apply accounting recommendations to operational issues to ensure accounting controls are maintained;
  • Ensure IFRS, Nestle policies (NAS), and tax and legal requirements are followed;
  • Follow responsibility for coaching and leading the local Accounting team (5 direct reports);
  • Liaise with key contributors, including external auditors, government authorities, consultants, and functional internal division
  • Work with Nestle Treasury to ensure appropriate banking, payment processing infrastructure in place to achieve accounting objectives.

What will make you successful

As the successful candidate, you will have superior communication skills, including excellent written and communication skills with an in-depth knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite.  You will also have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA) a requirement
  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years experience in a related area
  • Good Knowledge of IFRS
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in team management
  • Experience with a range of ERP systems an asset
  • Proficiency in English and French, both spoken and written

 

We have a dynamic, supportive team with a coaching and mentoring environment. There are real opportunities for future development and progression – this really could be a move towards the exciting opportunity to drive strategy and build a career with the leader in Food & Beverage.  

 

If you believe you have the profile we are looking for and you want to make your mark in the World’s Largest Food and Beverage Company, we look forward to hearing from you! 
 
The closing date for applications is May 15, 2021. We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.
 
Please note: Education Verification, Reference Checks and Criminal Background Checks will be administered on suitably qualified candidates. 
Nestlé is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.  If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require. Nestlé will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to fully participate in the process.
 
We thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however only those Individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

A little bit about us
We are Nestlé Nespresso Canada and we are proud to be one of Nestlé's fastest growing business units. Our team of passionate entrepreneurs have made Nespresso the benchmark for coffee capsules and one of the most recognized brands in the world. We owe our growth to our commitment to research and development in order to always stay one step ahead and to serve as a benchmark in the coffee capsule sector. We are also proud to be able to offer premium quality coffees that consumers can savour in the comfort of their own home or away from home, in restaurants, hotels, offices or in luxury retailers. We stand for quality through our careful and thoughtful approach, from the way we source our ingredients, to how we manufacture our products and market our high-quality coffees. Nespresso is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, but is present in more than 60 countries and has more than 12,000 employees worldwide. To learn more, visit www.nespresso.com.

Position Snapshot

Business areas: Nespresso Canada
Job title: Accounting Manager
Location: Montreal, QC

Position Summary

We are looking for an Accounting Manager for Nespresso based at our Montreal office reporting into the Finance and Control Director.  This role will be responsible for the Accounting function in the Canadian market.  It will work closely with Nestle Business Services (NBS) and manage the local Accounting team to ensure that processes and procedures related to these functions are operating efficiently and effectively.  

A day in the life of...

As an Accounting Manager, you will coordinate and manage period-end close and ensure accurate financial reporting.  Ensure compliance with tax requirements in market and coordinate audits related to Accounting.

 

You will also:

  • Manage local Accounting team and oversee the operation of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Accounting Operations functions and Sales tax reporting;
  • Identify areas for process improvement and efficiencies, and drive solutions focusing on regional and global standardization;
  • Partner with FP&A and business partners to ensure the financial integrity;
  • Coordinate the implementation of improvements to streamline accounting processes in conjunction with NBS;
  • Set targets in relation to accounting functions, monitor performance, identify trends, and initiate change to improve performance in conjunction with NBS
  • Coordinate period-end close process, review account reconciliation, and ensure accurate and timely financial reporting;
  • Work with other departments to apply accounting recommendations to operational issues to ensure accounting controls are maintained;
  • Ensure IFRS, Nestle policies (NAS), and tax and legal requirements are followed;
  • Follow responsibility for coaching and leading the local Accounting team (5 direct reports);
  • Liaise with key contributors, including external auditors, government authorities, consultants, and functional internal division
  • Work with Nestle Treasury to ensure appropriate banking, payment processing infrastructure in place to achieve accounting objectives.

What will make you successful

As the successful candidate, you will have superior communication skills, including excellent written and communication skills with an in-depth knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite.  You will also have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA) a requirement
  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years experience in a related area
  • Good Knowledge of IFRS
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in team management
  • Experience with a range of ERP systems an asset
  • Proficiency in English and French, both spoken and written

 

We have a dynamic, supportive team with a coaching and mentoring environment. There are real opportunities for future development and progression – this really could be a move towards the exciting opportunity to drive strategy and build a career with the leader in Food & Beverage.  

 

If you believe you have the profile we are looking for and you want to make your mark in the World’s Largest Food and Beverage Company, we look forward to hearing from you! 
 
The closing date for applications is May 15, 2021. We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.
 
Please note: Education Verification, Reference Checks and Criminal Background Checks will be administered on suitably qualified candidates. 
Nestlé is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.  If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require. Nestlé will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to fully participate in the process.
 
We thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however only those Individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

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