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Accounting Manager


Accounting Manager

Location: Canada

Department: Accounting

JYSK is one of the world’s leading, and fastest-growing home furnishing retailers. First established in Denmark in 1979, JYSK operates retail stores which sell everything for your home throughout Europe and internationally and are now present across 51 countries with over 2,700 stores. Although JYSK today is a global business, the company is managed based on its Scandinavian roots. This reflects in JYSK’s company culture and the way it does business. The first Canadian JYSK store was opened in Coquitlam, BC in 1996. Today, JYSK operates 61 stores across Canada, including locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Québec.

Job Overview

JYSK Canada is currently seeking an Accounting Manager to join its growing finance department based in its head office in Coquitlam. If you’re currently a senior accountant with 5+ years of experience in a small to mid-size company, are driven, take ownership and are looking for your next career move, this role is for you. Initially, the role will focus on the month end close and reporting functions, however, it will transition to a supervisory role with additional responsibilities within 2 to 3 years.

The Role
  • Plan and manage all financial and accounting processes to ensure timely production of accurate financial statements.
  • Oversee accounting processes and journal entries to ensure transactions are recorded accurately, timely and in accordance with company policy
  • Prepare monthly internal financial reports to compare actuals to budget, forecast and prior year, and investigate any drivers of significant variances
  • Prepare/review monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare month-end packages
  • Along with the Controller, liaise and coordinate the annual audit with the external auditors.
  • Assist in the development and mentorship of junior members of the team
  • Play an active role in finance related projects (systems and process improvements, Finance initiatives and ad-hoc projects)

Right Candidate

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Business Administration or equivalent work-related experience
  • CPA designation would be considered an asset
  • Have a minimum of five years of full cycle accounting experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized and detail oriented and takes pride in quality
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with Excel
  • Desire to continuously learn

What We Offer

  • Competitive Pay
  • Benefit Package
  • Staff Discount
  • Opportunities for Learning & Career Advancement

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JYSK Canada is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This principle applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, transfer, promotion and all other conditions of employment. As a company, we have developed l programs and policies that address and recognize our objective to ensure that our work environment remains free of discrimination and harassment of any kind and promotes and recognizes the diverse backgrounds of our Colleagues. JYSK Canada will accommodate both internal and external applications throughout the hiring process.

All employment decisions at JYSK are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, family status, disability or a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended. We consider all applications on the basis of individual qualification for the particular position and we do so without regard to any unrelated factor and/or characteristic.

JYSK Canada is committed to the value of equal employment opportunity for all Colleagues and the innovation that diversity creates in the work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.