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Sector: Food and Beverage

Our client, a fine food distribution company, is looking for a Senior Accountant, to undertake all aspects of financial management, including accounting, financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as the development of internal control policies and procedures.



  • Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department’s goal and objectives
  • Manage outsourced functions (auditors)



  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting
  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable
  • Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly
  • Ensure that periodic inventory reconciliation are completed
  • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
  • Process payroll in a timely manner
  • Support month-end and year-end close process


  • Maintain the chart of accounts
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Research technical accounting issue for compliance
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls



  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts
  • Calculate variances from the budget and previous year and report significant issues to management
  • Provide for a system of management cost reports
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular pricing decisions and contract negotiations



  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
  • Monitor debt level and compliance with debt covenants
  • Comply with local government reporting requirements and tax filings



  • Supervise and Coordinate the company administrative tasks.



  • Prepare files
  • Follow-up with management of cases



  • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Excellent accounting software user and administrator skills