Id : 64705
Category : Accounting-Permanent
Location/City : AB – Calgary
Region : Calgary Area
Job Type : Permanent
Recruiter Name : Jessica Kopitar

To apply, please submit your resume, in Word format, directly to Jessica Kopitar at

The Opportunity

Our client is looking for a Plant Accountant with experience in manufacturing. The Plant Accountant/Controller is responsible for all plant accounting functions with a strong emphasis on costing and inventory control. This position will ensure that accounting controls are maintained and that the plant’s financial objectives are understood by the operations staff.

Key Account Responsibilities and Functions

  • Ensure that financial reporting is accurate, timely as well as in compliance with the company’s accounting guidelines and procedures.
  • Record Production to analyze actual manufacturing costs.
  • Reconcile all applicable general ledger accounts within the required time-frame to evaluate and maintain accuracy of the general ledger.
  • Responsible for accurate recording of manufacturing and overhead costs.
  • Prepare and distribute periodic reports to management: scrap, inventory, production, spending, and labor utilization.
  • Preparation of monthly journal entries, month end accruals and Profit & Loss Statement (P&L) and Balance Sheet reconciliations.
  • Work closely with the operations team, providing meaningful insight and analysis of key drivers of performance.
  • Support manufacturing with product and inventory cost creation and variance analysis, identifying negative trends and recommending the proper corrective actions.
  • Monitor the cycle count program investigating large variances and lead the year end physical.
  • Assist in the preparation of capital expenditure proposals.
  • Maintain Fixed Asset System for the location.
  • Support the development of the annual budget including the plant Profit & Loss Statement (P&L) and Balance Sheet.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Manufacturing experience is a must.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or Business Management and five (5) years related experience.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is an asset.
  • Cost analysis in a manufacturing/machining environment strongly preferred.
  • Experience in standard cost systems strongly preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to analyze and interpret data required.
  • Familiarity with General Accounting required (A/P, Payroll, General Ledger).

Compensation and Benefits

  • Varies depending on experience!

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To apply, please submit your resume, in Word format, directly to Jessica Kopitar at
Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. We have over 40 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.

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