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Working with Director of Accounting, the Accounting Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the efficient day-to-day workings of the supplier payment systems, purchase order system, and the management of company fixed assets and project costing. Performance of the duties must ensure a quality service approach to all employees, customers and suppliers. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the Farm Boy vision, mission, and the Farm Boy Way.

Major Responsibilities:

1. Responsible for all the functions performed by the Accounting clerks, including the selecting, training, evaluation and supervision of the Accounting Clerks;
2. Work closely with the Accounting Clerks; ensure the timely payment of supplier invoices and reconciliation of supplier statements on a period basis and the resolution of all disputed balances in a timely manner;
3. Work closely with the Accounting Clerks to ensure consistent and accurate coding of all Accounts Payable transaction;
4. Work closely with the Procurement department on fixed asset management, R&M and capital project costing departments;
5. Work closely with the Accountant, Central Facilities to ensure that inter-company transactions are accurately and efficiently processed;
6. Conduct periodic internal audits and evaluate/assess established accounting procedures and internal controls to ensure their integrity; e.g., early payment discounts taken or lost, accounts receivable/payables and purchase order aging, document storage, etc.;
7. Provide assistance with internal and external auditors in preparation of year-end review/audit;
8. Ensure compliance of company to various government reporting and tax requirements;
9. Gain a strong fundamental understanding of the company’s financial processing and reporting of financial information systems (in particular, AccPac & add-on modules such as fixed assets and project & job costing), making recommendations for improvement where appropriate;
10. Assist in general accounting duties as required such as balance sheet account analysis, preparation of period-end and year-end accruals or projects assigned by management from time to time;
11. May be requested to undertake other related duties on a periodic basis.

The following skill sets are required for this position:

  • Typically requires completion of a 2 or 3 year community college business administration program with an emphasis in Accounting plus over 5 years of experience of hand-on progressive accounting experience with a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to work in a high volume environment with tight deadlines
  • Experience with AccPacc and Microsoft Office applications with an emphasis on Excel
  • Solid communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and practice proactive problem solving
  • Proficiency in both official languages would be an asset
  • Experience in a retail environment will be considered an asset

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