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Treasury Accountant


Treasury Accountant

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 52 countries with over 2,800 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.

JYSK Canada is currently seeking an Treasury Accountant to join its growing finance department. The position will be based in our head office in Coquitlam. This position would report to the Treasury Manager.

Job Overview

The Treasury Accountant will be responsible for preparing and managing the daily and weekly cash flow, reconciling bank accounts, preparing treasury-related journal entries, and preparing reports to internal and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate is well organized in managing time and tasks, has a good understanding of general accounting principles and account reconciliations, and is well versed in reconciling high-volume transactions.

Responsibilities and Duties

Cash flow

  • Prepare the daily and weekly cash flow reports to internal and external stakeholders, timely and accurately.
  • Monitor the cash positions to ensure all bank accounts are adequately funded.
  • Closely work with AP team to ensure the payments are made as per the cash flow forecast.

Account reconciliations

  • Reconcile bank accounts weekly
  • Prepare journal entries in preparation for bank account reconciliations
  • Ensure all account reconciliations are performed timely and with proper supporting documents
  • Investigate and resolve the discrepancies resulting from internal processes and/or technical issues.
  • Improve the efficiency of the reconciliation process


  • Prepare supporting documents for the weekly and monthly financial package to the bank
  • Prepare supporting documents for interim audit from the bank or external parties
  • Assist in the monthly financial close process as needed
  • Perform ad hoc projects as needed during the year
  • Have a minimum of one year of full cycle experience; preferably one year of treasury experience
  • Experience in a high-volume multi-location organization with +25M revenue would be considered an asset
  • CPA designation would be considered an asset
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and prioritize tasks accordingly
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, with the ability to anticipate and resolve issues before they develop
  • Strong attention to detail and information accuracy
  • Experience working with accounting software (Microsoft Navision/Dynamics experience would be considered an asset)
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Excel (Experience with V-Look ups, Pivot Tables, Sumif formula etc.)
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with all levels of the organization

What We Offer

  • Competitive Pay
  • Benefit Package
  • Colleague Discount
  • Opportunities for Learning & Career Advancement
  • A fun and respectful workplace

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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.
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