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Accountant

Leclerc Biscuits Leclerc Ltée logo 2022-5-12
  • job type icon Full-Time
  • profile Accounting and Finance
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Leclerc is a family business with 116 years of experience, tradition and know-how passed down from people with heart. Thanks to our 1,200 employees in eight plants in Canada and the United States, we are constantly innovating to exceed the expectations of both small and large appetites.

POSITION SUMMARY 
Reporting directly to the US Finance Manager, the Accountant is responsible for supporting the tax and regulatory compliance function of the US Finance group. The Accountant is also responsible for supporting the US payroll function.  
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Participate in the monthly- and year-end closing process;
  • Assist in preparation/filing of sales tax returns, gross receipts, and property tax returns;
  • Assist in gathering the necessary information for Federal and State income/franchise tax compliance;
  • Assist in various tax audits, as they arise;
  • Support the US payroll team and work closely with HR;
  • Support US payroll team in reconciling benefit invoices with payroll records; 
  • Support the US Finance Manager and Canadian Finance team as needed with complex and urgent problems;
  • Keep abreast of new tax laws and regulations and communicate to senior management the impact they may have on the organization;
  • Identify instances of non-compliance in the application of company policies, directives, and procedures;
  • Any other related tasks

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS
  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in accounting, tax, or finance;
  • CPA or active CPA candidate beneficial;
  • Minimum three years’ experience in accounting/finance;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel;
  • Familiarity with various taxes (income/franchise, sales/use, property, gross receipts) or motivation to learn;
  • Strong account reconciliation skills with attention to detail;
  • Knowledge of SAP software and Ceridian payroll software is a plus or comfort with learning new systems and software;
  • Good leadership and organizational skills;
  • Team-oriented and willingness to help with tasks outside of regular responsibilities;
  • Ability to work autonomously, manage priorities and multiple projects simultaneously; 
  • Knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures
     

POSITION SUMMARY 
Reporting directly to the US Finance Manager, the Accountant is responsible for supporting the tax and regulatory compliance function of the US Finance group. The Accountant is also responsible for supporting the US payroll function.  


RESPONSIBILITIES
 - Participate in the monthly- and year-end closing process;
 - Assist in preparation/filing of sales tax returns, gross receipts, and property tax returns;
 - Assist in gathering the necessary information for Federal and State income/franchise tax compliance;
 - Assist in various tax audits, as they arise;
 - Support the US payroll team and work closely with HR;
 - Support US payroll team in reconciling benefit invoices with payroll records; 
 - Support the US Finance Manager and Canadian Finance team as needed with complex and urgent problems;
 - Keep abreast of new tax laws and regulations and communicate to senior management the impact they may have on the organization;
 - Identify instances of non-compliance in the application of company policies, directives, and procedures;
 - Any other related tasks



REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS
 - Bachelor's or master’s degree in accounting, tax, or finance;
 - CPA or active CPA candidate beneficial;
 - Minimum three years’ experience in accounting/finance;
 - Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel;
 - Familiarity with various taxes (income/franchise, sales/use, property, gross receipts) or motivation to learn;
 - Strong account reconciliation skills with attention to detail;
 - Knowledge of SAP software and Ceridian payroll software is a plus or comfort with learning new systems and software;
 - Good leadership and organizational skills;
 - Team-oriented and willingness to help with tasks outside of regular responsibilities;
 - Ability to work autonomously, manage priorities and multiple projects simultaneously; 
 - Knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures
 

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Our Kingsport site has two ultra‑modern plants that primarily produce crackers and granola bars. Just like the city itself, our Kingsport plant is full of friendly, welcoming people who make you feel right at home. On a personal and professional level, everyone agrees that it’s a good place to work.

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