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Corporate Accountant in Mississauga at Kruger Products

Date Posted: 8/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Kruger Products L.P. is most well known as the leading manufacturer and distributor of Canada’s leading Tissue Brands (including Cashmere®, Purex®, Scotties®’, SpongeTowels®, White Swan® and Embassy®) for both the consumer and away from home markets, but we’re quickly becoming known as one of Canada’s best places to work as well.

We are leaders in our communities, leaders in sustainability, and leaders in connecting with our consumers. Our headquarters is in Mississauga, ON, but we proudly have nearly 2,600 employees spread across seven manufacturing plants in Quebec, British Columbia, Ontario, and Tennessee. Our publically-traded entity, KP Tissue Inc., is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol KPT. We recently acquired Metro Paper Industries to continue to build on our leadership position in the industry. 

Our majority shareholder, Kruger Inc., is a Canadian-based manufacturing company in a variety of other industry sectors including renewable energy, publication papers, forest products, paperboard and packaging, wines and spirits, and recycling.

We know our people are our greatest competitive advantage, and we strive to help them grow, succeed, innovate, and make our company even better each and every day.

Better yet, we are now looking for qualified candidates to join our growing team!

WHAT YOU WILL DO

This position is responsible for performing various month-end accounting functions as well as preparing account reconciliations and processing journal entries.  This position is also responsible for preparing analysis for various G&A cost centers.  The Corporate Accountant reports directly to the Corporate Accounting Manager. 

  • Performing various month-end accounting functions including the following:
      • Preparing various balance sheet account reconciliations
      • Processing monthly standard entries
      • Posting manual journal entries for various managers and managing the journal entry upload tool, including supporting technical issues required to maintain this tool
      • Settling all Corporate internal orders in SAP
  • Performing all related party accounting functions including:
      • Communicating with all related parties to ensure accounts are reconciled monthly
      • Processing various related party invoices and managing any discrepancies
      • Preparing the related party note disclosure
  • Supporting the analysis and accounting for various G&A cost centers including:
  • Analyzing monthly activity
  • Performing accounting accruals as required
  • Assisting with preparation of monthly SG&A report
  • Assisting with various treasury related entries including:
  • Recording of bank activity in all bank accounts
  • Providing backup for processing of wire transfers and direct deposits
  • Preparing various ad-hoc accounting reports including the following:
      • Preparing shipping and storage reports
      • Preparing month-end freight analysis

WHAT WILL YOU BRING

  • University degree (or equivalent experience) and working towards an accounting designation (CPA)
  • A minimum of three years relevant accounting experience
  • Must be detail-oriented and accurate
  • Good knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Experience with SAP an asset
  • Must have good inter-personal skills to deal with a variety of people
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is an asset

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU

  • Great People: You will be part of the Kruger Products team
  • Great Company: Kruger Products has been named one of GTA’s Top Employers for the past six consecutive years as well, named Forbes 2018 Canada's Best Employers.
  • Great Opportunity: Develop and advance your career at Kruger Products.

Kruger Products is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.  Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under KPLP’s Accessibility Policy and Multi-Year Accessibility Plan - 1.04.33.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Kruger Products but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.