About our client:

Western Alliance are a fast-growing logistics company headquartered in Montreal. They offer customized approaches on a wide range of logistics services. The Ground, air, sea and intermodal offerings supplied to our ever growing customer base are backed by our determination to ensure that the customers we help are always satisfied.

Your role:

As an Accounting Analyst, you will be responsible for performing a variety of accounting duties, preparing and managing monthly and quarterly account reconciliations and preparing financial reports on a determined schedule.
You will also work closely with the rest of the accounting team to improve business and accounting processes by analyzing financial information and thinking critically about the business’s financial situation.

Your responsibilities

  • Provide support and guidance to the Billing and Payables teams to ensure correct treatment of issues
  • Assure billing adjustments are validated and reconciled
  • Communicate Treasury requirements to Controller
  • Complete month end closing processes, including Balance Sheet validation and P&L analysis
  • Produce financial statements and accounting reports in CAD GAAP / IFRS
  • Prepare month-end balance sheet reconciliation schedules
  • Present accounting analysis to the finance leadership
  • Build official reports required by regulatory agencies and other external parties
  • Provide support on complex projects and ad hoc analysis
  • Review Sales taxes report and submission
  • Prepare monthly accrual and other month-end entries with the accountant
  • Cash flow preparation and analysis
  • Support with the preparation of the state & income tax returns
  • Assist in the annual audits by compiling information and analysis, as required by auditors

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, finance or other related field
  • 3 to 5 years of accounting experience
  • Excellent written and spoken skills in both English and French
  • Autonomy and confidence making strategic and essential accounting decisions
  • Strong analytical skills and detail oriented
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Work well with a diverse team
  • Work under pressure and respect deadlines

Our client's work philosophy:

A collaborative effort and mindset is what it’s all about. Their organization is built on a simple philosophy: Team members are not simply employees. Purpose-driven and people-focused, Western Alliance is comprised of what we call intrapreneurials. Intrapreneurial = A driven individual who manages their own enterprise within an established organization.

In the same vein, customers are not outsiders. Focused on sustainability through a collaborative effort and solutions-oriented approach, they see themselves as an extension to our customers’ businesses.