As the world’s number one distributor of heating, plumbing, industrial, and waterworks supplies, we know that talented people are essential to maintaining our success in the future.
Wolseley Canada provides an environment where employees can take their skills, talents, experience and interests to the next level to grow professionally and build rewarding careers.
Wolseley Canada offers many challenging and diverse career opportunities in our local branch networks and throughout our Regional and Corporate offices across Canada.
We are driven to achieve results, collaborate with each other to determine the best course of action, hold ourselves accountable at all times and demonstrate resilience when new challenges come our way.
Does this sound like you? Do you want to make a difference and grow your career? If so, then come join our talented and high performing team.
As one of the market leaders in the wholesale distribution of plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning & refrigeration, engineered pipe, waterworks, fire protection, pipes, valves & fittings and industrial supplies products, Wolseley Canada has an immediate opening in Edmonton for a Finance Manager, Accounting supporting the AMRE Supply division.
For over 50 years AMRE has supplied its customers with all of the great products that you love to shop for yourself; Plumbing, Lighting, Hardware, Electrical, Appliance, Janitorial and more... Every day is different, exciting and full of opportunity at Amre Supply!
Based out of the AMRE Head Office and working closely with all members of the Finance team this position oversees the AMRE accounting activities reporting to the Controller located in Burlington, Ontario. This is a unique opportunity for a strong finance person to be a key player in the financial operations of Wolseley Canada. Success in this role will require a self-starter, with a strong analytical mindset, who is keen to understand the financial results and operating activities of the business. The Finance Manager will supervise a team of staff and is responsible for managing and building the team deliver on all key responsibilities.
Oversight of the AMRE accounting function, leading the team to deliver on key operational metrics
Ensure financial close is timely, accurate and questions from management and business are answered.
Process and review of journal entries, adjustments, and accruals while also overseeing the closing of the General Ledger (G/L)
Review balance sheet account reconciliations
Ensure closing entries are reviewed and booked
Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
Work with Financial Reporting to ensure that period-end reporting is accurate and complete
Lead the development, maintenance, and communication of policies and procedures
Initiate and introduce system and process improvements by researching new offerings in the market and best practices
Conduct performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports on a regular basis
Mentor and coach team members on developmental areas, providing opportunities for continuous improvement, to grow and stretch individual capabilities and build a high-performing team
Hire, train and on-board new team members
Enable improvement in employee engagement through regular touch-points, team building and timely recognition
Serve as point of contact and liaise with internal and external auditors and ensure compliance with group policy and IFRS
Maintain and strengthen the internal control environment, ensuring all internal controls are managed and delivered as per Group requirements.
Minimum of 5 – 8 years’ experience in Accounting
Strategic thinking and insight; ability and initiative to identify key projects and execute
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Continuous improvement mindset and superior organizational skills
Advanced Excel and experience working on integrated ERP software