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Company Name: Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.
Location: Waterloo, ON
Employment Type: Full Time
Category: Accounting
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Finance Manager - Job Description


Finance Manager

Waterloo Region, Ontario


The Finance Manager will be the Canadian lead for the accounting department and ensure the timely and accurate analysis and reporting of financial information. As a strategic leader, they will be relied upon to collaborate with the leadership team for financial reporting, forecasting, strategy development, and compliance. This position will report to the Controller and be responsible for managing and leading the accounting team in Canada.


As the Finance Manager, you will:

  • Provide the necessary planning, organization, direction, coordination, control and management of accounting and finance for Canadian operations, including the general ledger, cost accounting, reporting, payroll, invoicing, payables, collection of accounts receivables, HST, US sales tax and monthly financial statements.
  • Establish, maintain, and monitor the financial records and transactions of the organization while assuring compliance with applicable provincial and federal taxes, regulations, rules, laws, and requirements.
  • Oversee the payroll process, and ensure any special payments (e.g. sales commissions) are paid in a timely manner.
  • Prepare, audit, and analyze financial statements including balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other management reports as requested.
  • Develop the annual budget with guidance and input from the department, organization, and leadership team.
  • Complete the preparation of all information needed for the annual financial audit.
  • Collaborate with the department leadership team to establish finance and accounting policies for Canadian operations.
  • Lead a team of 3 direct reports and conduct regular coaching and feedback meetings

Qualifications: Education and Experience

  • 5+ years of progressive experience as a finance manager or accounting manager with demonstrated experience leading department staff.
  • Experience working in an accounting/finance position in a manufacturing environment, an asset
  • Demonstrated proficiency with ERP software and strong Excel abilities.
  • Prior experience with payroll software (Easypay preferably) and accounting software, a strong asset.
  • Proven knowledge of Canadian accounting practices, concepts, procedures, and financial principles.
  • Degree or Diploma in accounting, business, or related field preferred.
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation, an asset.

The last day for applications is December 13th, 2021.


ELS is a growing organization located minutes north of Waterloo in Elmira. We offer competitive pay; benefits within one month of employment; employer-matched RRSP contributions (after probationary period), and a teamwork-based work environment.


We are looking for individuals who thrive in a high-performance environment and have the talent to deliver quality results. If you have an insatiable appetite for learning, are looking for a position with a long-term career path, and have a winning attitude, we want to give you an opportunity to maximize your potential and begin an exciting career with Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment brand of products. Learn more about us and our warehouse solutions on our website www.engliftsystems.com.


We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc. (ELS) understands the value and importance of having a diverse team. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility throughout the organization. ELS are advocates of equal opportunity and make employment decisions based on qualifications, merit, and business need. ELS will not discriminate based on race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, age, sex, veteran status, or sexual orientation.


ELS strives to create an accessible and inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. ELS provides accommodation in the recruitment process for applicants with disabilities in accordance with the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. If you require accommodation, please contact Human Resources at HR@destuffit.com. Upon request, appropriate accessible formats or arrangements will be provided as soon as practicable.







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