Kramer Mazda
  • 04-May-2018 to 03-Jul-2018 (PST)
  • Calgary, AB, CAN
  • Full Time

Core Auto Group is part of a diverse group of private holding companies with interests in automotive, real estate, financing and hospitality industries. The Company is privately held and directly involved in its investments.

We are currently looking for a Senior Accountant to join our team. This position will be to (a) perform all accounting for holding companies, (b) oversee the accounting for operating companies, and (c) financial analysis, planning and budgeting as well as dealing with taxation and taxation advisors for the group companies, and its related affiliates, partnerships and ventures

We offer a competitive compensation plan and benefit package along with the opportunity to both work independently and be part of team. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Reporting to the Principals, the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining all books of account for holding companies, cash management, performing or overseeing periodic and annual reporting on all financial and accounting concerns and obligations of the companies as required, ensuring the information is reported in an accurate, timely, informative and cost-effective manner. All periodic tax and governmental filings and deadlines are to be monitored and met (experience in basic tax matters is a strong asset). Being a strong team player with the ability to use initiative to solve problems and implement solutions while working in a small "hands on" company environment will be the key to your success. Along with your day-to-day duties, you will be managing special accounting projects and a variety of other accounting functions. You must be able to manage multiple tasks and duties, while meeting deadlines, in a consistent manner. You will be overseeing and assisting in the accounting departments of operating entities, including performing KPI analysis and interacting with department managers. You will be responsible for controls and coordination of prime vendor accounts and suppliers.

The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in accounting, having completed a CPA or equivalent accounting designation
  • Strong business acumen with proven accounting experience, 5+ years, in a dynamic work environment. Working in a public accounting practice at a Manager level or above is an asset.
  • Have some supervisory or managerial experience.
  • Solid computer skills in Excel and MS Office, Quick Books and/or Simply, experience with CDK (automotive) would be considered an asset but is not essential.
  • Strong leadership ability with the drive and skills to assist in the overall success of the team
  • Ability to work well under pressure while meeting weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual deadlines
  • Strong time management skills with a strong work ethic and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people.
  • Organized and proactive in maintaining records and filing.
  • Experience with corporate records (minute book maintenance and corporate secretary functions an asset)

If you feel you are the positive team player we are looking for, please forward your cover letter and resume. We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Accounting. Public practice experience including compliance, audit, tax and internal controls a strong asset.

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Job Location:

  • Calgary, AB

Required language:

  • English
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