FIELD ACCOUNTANT

by Agronomy Company of Canada Ltd.

Position Type: Full-time / Permanent
Location: Southwestern Ontario
Date Posted: Oct 12, 2017
Experience: 3 Years
Education: University Degree

Job Description

Agronomy Company of Canada Ltd.

 

Position Required: FIELD ACCOUNTANT – SOUTHWESTERN ONTARIO

(TRAVEL & OVERNIGHTS REQUIRED)

 Agronomy Company of Canada Ltd.

17554 Plover Mills Road

Thorndale, ON   N0M 2P0

Company Information:

The Agronomy Company of Canada operates 19 franchised joint-venture and 1 wholly owned retail locations in Ontario and the Maritimes selling agricultural crop input products.  Agronomy continues to experience strong growth and is the industry leader in Eastern Canada. 

Job Description:

This exciting and unique opportunity of a Field Accountant within the Agronomy Company of Canada is required immediately.

Reporting to the Manager, Joint-Venture Accounting and Financial Services, the successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:

Provide monthly, interim and year-end financial statements to the board of directors for four or five joint-venture businesses.  This will involve overseeing and assisting the accounting staff at each joint-venture;

Prepare interim and year-end board packages for the board of directors and attend and participate in the semi-annual board meetings by presenting a high-level overview of the financial performance of the respective joint-venture; also, act as the secretary at each board meeting by taking the minutes and preparing board resolutions;

Prepare various return on investment financial analysis on potential capital projects and business acquisitions/amalgamations and present the results to the board of directors for board approval;

Prepare and analyze future capital plans for board approval, prepare annual operating budgets & forecasts and generally assist the joint-venture manager in all accounting and management reporting matters;

Assist in the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics, the new enterprise software, at their respective joint-ventures, including designing appropriate procedures where necessary to ensure consistent and accurate accounting results are achieved.  Provide ongoing support with regards to the ERP system including training staff and answering questions with respect to the operations and accuracy of the system;

Assist the joint-venture accounting staff with the year-end review and/or assurance engagements by being the main lead and contact to the external audit firm;

Prepare year-end corporate income tax returns for the joint-ventures and be involved in any income tax assessments or reassessments with CRA;

Requirements:

Must have a University degree with a Bachelor of Finance or Commerce (BMOS) & be a designated accountant (CPA), or in the final stages of completion, with 3+ years of relevant accounting experience;

Regular travel (overnights required) to joint-venture locations across Ontario will be required and therefore, a company vehicle will be provided; Please do NOT apply if you are unable to meet this requirement;

An outgoing personality with the ability to connect, interact and build long-term business relationships with the owners of each joint-venture;

Strong organizational, prioritizing and communication skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines;

Salary commensurate with experience;

Email resume to skubinski@agromartgroup.com; Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 

Agronomy Company of Canada Ltd. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.