This Opportunity

Our Toronto studio is searching for a highly motivated Accounting Manager to join our Finance team. Reporting to the Global Controller, you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the accounting function, ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting; compliance with regulatory requirements and implementing best practice in financial management.

The Accounting Manager will have experience leading the full cycle accounting process, along with leadership experience in accounting and treasury. This individual will be one who is driven by success, and embraces being part of a high performance, best-in-class team. They will be a strong team leader able to work in fast-paced collaborative environment and interested in working for a diverse, multi-disciplinary, multi-sector, global reaching firm.

As an Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Lead the full cycle accounting process, organizing and ensuring timely and accurate Monthly, Quarterly and Annual financial reporting for multiple legal entities in Canada and US.
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements in accordance accounting standards and regulations.
  • Oversee the general ledger and chart of accounts, monthly account reconciliations for balance sheet accounts to ensure accuracy of accounts and timely resolution of discrepancies.
  • Develop and maintain the accounting processes and records.
  • Manage a team of two Accounts Payable process and Treasury function and lead the function
  • Collaborate with internal auditors, external auditors and regulatory bodies during audits and examinations; address audit findings and implement recommendations.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in the accounting function and implement best practices and automation to streamline processes.
  • Ensure government filings made in a timely manner including GST/HST, QST and Corporate Tax.
  • Prepare the other government reports, i.e. Statistics Canada Survey.
  • Ad hoc projects as assigned by management, providing financial expertise and analysis as needed.

 

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and CPA (CGA / CMA) or related international certification.
  • 7+ years proven experience in accounting, with a focus on financial reporting and compliance; experience in architecture and engineering industry is preferred.
  • Adept in Accounting software (SAP S4Hana and BST preferred) and Advanced Excel skills.
  • Detail-oriented with a strong analytical mindset, strong problem-solving skills and able to function independently.
  • Excellent initiative and issue resolution skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and on tight deadlines.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate complex financial information to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Armed with excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Comfortable working within the setting of a fully integrated global interiors, architecture, planning and landscape architecture firm.
  • Ready to receive and welcome coaching from supervisors and colleagues, assimilate feedback and learn quickly from it.

 

OTHER DUTIES Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for the job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT B+H People represent our most valued asset. By investing in our employees, we are also investing in the ongoing success of our company. We pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive, People First benefits package to promote health and wellness, enhance work/life balance and ensure long-term stability for our employees and their families.

  • Hybrid work arrangements with a combination of working in our Toronto Studio and remotely
  • Competitive pay
  • An excellent employer paid Extended Health & Dental Benefit, Life, and AD&D
  • Referral bonus program
  • Company’s perks/discounts (i.e Goodlife, perkopolis etc.)
  • You will be exposed to an open, continuous-learning environment where professional development and career progression is encouraged
  • You will work within a dynamic, driven, high-achieving, close-knit, and fun-loving team
  • And lots of fun studio events

 

OUR FIRM B+H is a global, award-winning, full-service design firm recognized for excellence in sustainable design, technical expertise and the delivery of complex, large-scale projects. A legacy of 70 years of design innovation and problem solving has endowed us with a depth of knowledge, skill and agility that benefits each client we serve, wherever they are in the world. We are committed to delivering high-performance and sustainable communities, buildings and environments that exceed client expectations, contribute to human well-being, and enhance the health of our planet. We believe in the power of design to elevate people’s lives and we are committed to doing everything necessary to deliver environments that outperform our clients’ expectations, now and in the future. Collaborating across ten studios in Toronto, Vancouver, Seattle, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore & Ho Chi Minh City, B+H’s architects, interior designers, planners, landscape architects, organizational design specialists, experience designers, researchers, analysts, and brand strategists combine strategic thinking, bold design, and advanced technology with the creative human energy of an interdisciplinary, multi-generational team. B+H delivers strategic consulting and high-value design solutions that shape spaces, communities, and economies. At B+H we push the limits of creativity by acknowledging the humanity in the creative process. We believe in letting things get a little messy while we let our minds explore the bounds of what’s possible. Once we’ve found something truly new, then we reassemble it into the clean, well-executed project our clients expect from us. Join us if you’re willing to try new things, to go bold, and to let the best idea win. If you’re willing to stretch yourself and you want to create something that’s never existed before, we want you.

Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at B+H. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds. B+H is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Individual accommodation will be provided for applicants with disabilities who meet required qualifications. Please advise us at any time during the recruitment process.

 

 

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