Who we are
Staples Canada is on journey to become the Working and Learning Company. We are dynamic, inspiring partners to our customers and the communities in which we live. At Staples, we inspire people to work smarter, learn more and grow every day. We look for people who are curious, approachable and passionate, and who enjoy finding solutions.
If that’s you, let’s work, learn and grow together.
We are building an inclusive and diverse team
Staples Canada is creating an inclusive and diverse work environment. We welcome, value and thrive on perspectives and contributions from backgrounds that vary by race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion or physical ability. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
Some of what you will do
As the Senior Analyst - Accounting, you will provide timely and accurate financial information to the management team, prepare monthly financial information, perform monthly account reconciliations and various other month-end and year-end closing activities. You will work closely with our shared service customers and other functional groups to gather their inputs and provide support. Each day will be fast-paced, challenging, rewarding and meaningful.
Specifically, you will:
Perform month-end and year-end closing activities, including the preparation and review of journal entries and account reconciliations
Perform monthly account analyses as assigned including supplementary reporting and ad-hoc analysis as required.
Resolve issues related to account reconciliations and analyses by working with the various departments (i.e. HR, Legal, Merchandising, Retail Operations, Real Estate, etc.)
Identify and execute process improvements for existing month end activities and reconciliations
Assist in the preparation of supplementary schedules and analysis for financial reporting (Management Reporting / Tax Filings / Stats Canada Reporting)
Provide support as required to store management, Home Office departments and those that we support through our shared services to address their inquiries
Participate in projects for upgrade rollouts and system implementation(s), including requirements gathering, user acceptance testing, etc.
Some of what you need
Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience supporting multiple companies and/or business units
Supervisory experience is an asset
University business degree with a focus in accounting or equivalent work experience
Strong knowledge of financial reporting
Strong knowledge and understanding of financial systems. Experience with Oracle is an asset
Audit & controls experience is preferred
A commitment to improvement, providing and implementing recommendations.
Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment
Ability to manage competing priorities accordingly
Ability to work under tight timelines
Strong / Advanced Excel Skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Resourceful and a problem solver
Some of what you will get
Health and Dental benefits
Learning & Development programs
Office environment, ability to work remotely when required
Location(s) CA-ON-Richmond Hill
Staples Canada is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including those with disabilities.