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Finance Manager, GL Accounting


Winnipeg, MB, CANADA
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Every day, over 134,000 full-time and part-time colleagues serve customers in more than 1,000 corporate and franchised stores from coast to coast. This makes Loblaw one of Canada's largest employers.

Our colleagues – whether they work in one of our Stores, at a Distribution Centre or in a Store Support Office, play an important part in helping Loblaw achieve our mission to be Canada's best food, health and home retailer.

Finance Manager, GL Accounting
Full Time
101 Weston Street
Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

. Review balance sheet reconciliations on periodic basis to ensure all items are current.
. Ensure all tasks within the functional area are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
. Analyze, identify, and recommend process improvement and system modifications to increase productivity and efficiency in the department.
. Plan and monitor the implementation of improvement initiatives.
. Understand and comply with the federal and provincial requirements (ie. International Financial Reporting Standards and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and remain up-to-date with all legislative changes.
. Plan and manage all talent management activities in support of Loblaw programs and functional objectives:
o Hiring and on-boarding employees;
o Performance Management Activities - goal setting and cascading, completing mid and annual performance reviews, provides performance feedback, assigns performance ratings;
o Coaches, mentors team members and offers feedback to foster openness, continuous learning, and a high performance environment;
. Various other duties as required.
The candidate must demonstrate the following skills and behaviors:

. Minimum of 8 years previous applicable industry experience, or a combination of experience and education may be considered;
. Enrollment in an advanced level of an accredited accounting program;
. Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically with Excel spreadsheets, Word documents, and Outlook email;
. General Accounting knowledge and strong analytical, problem solving and reconciliation skills are a must;
. Proven people management & coaching experience; Looking for an individual with a passion to work with people.
. Strong organization and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi task daily activities in a demanding environment;
. Ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines and be able to manage priorities effectively;
. Individual must lead by example, demonstrating a determined, energetic and positive approach;
. Proven record of leading process improvement initiatives;
. Effective written and verbal communication skills using a variety of media dependent on the situation;
. Strong written and verbal communication skills in English;
. Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.

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