Accountant

Direct Supervisor of: Bookkeeper/Office Administrator

This full-time accountant position, although a financial role, will also participate in strategic planning initiatives and will play a very important operational role at the management level. Desire to work in a casual, fun, high energy environment is key. Experience in the restaurant industry is not necessary, but passion for it is. Our organization is constantly expanding and diversifying, and as a result, provides many opportunities for those who excel to grow.

Required:

  • accounting designation, and or university degree, or college diploma in accounting preferred
  • minimum 2 years’ experience in accounting and supervising staff
  • hands-on with strong attention to detail
  • strong knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

Job description:

  • Oversee all accounting, treasury, and banking functions for a group of 9 (and growing) restaurant operations
  • Accounting/Financial Reporting:
    • supervise bookkeeping and assist with month end entries and account reconciliations
    • prepare monthly Income Statements with variance analysis
    • prepare quarterly individual and consolidated Income Statements and Balance Sheets
    • supervise bi-weekly payroll preparation and remittances
    • prepare quarterly HST returns and remittances
    • lead year end preparation of financial statements and audit working papers  
  • Treasury/Banking:
    • daily watch of bank accounts and ensure accounts are funded appropriately to handle immediate and upcoming payments
    • weekly/monthly/yearly cash flow forecasts, monitoring and management
    • provide quarterly and annual covenant calculations to lenders
    • serve as the main contact with bankers/lenders, negotiate credit agreements
  • Assist CFO and CEO with special projects as needed

If you're interested in joining our team, you are welcome to apply by sending your résumé and cover letter to careers@chefinspired.ca. We thank all interested applicants for applying, however only those individuals shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.