Senior Accountant

  • Location

    Calgary, Alberta

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Horizon Recruitment has an immediate need for a Senior Accountant for a 4 month contract consulting engagement with one of our growing clients. The Senior Accountant will report to the Controller during a systems implementation and support the regular accounting functions by allowing the existing team to focus on the implementation. The role offers a variety of interesting and challenging work ranging from corporate accounting, financial reporting and FP&A. We're seeking a flexible solutions oriented individual who can make a strong team stronger through this rapidly changing project


  • Preparing external and internal reports for a diverse range of users
  • Variance analysis and providing commentary for MD&A purposes
  • Create and/or customize reporting from data extracted from ERP system (pivot tables, Vlookups, etc)
  • Assess and analyze business processes and budgets.
  • Work collaboratively across the organization to develop solutions and improvements.
  • Develop forecasts, analyze variances and build various reports and models using a wide range of tools.
  • Pull, consolidate and analyze data from a variety of locations and assess and drill down costing procedures and budgets.


  • A professional accounting designation (CPA) with at least 3 years of experience
  • Finance experience within a fast paced environment
  • Strong computer skills including Excel and experience with management systems
  • Self-motivated and results oriented with a focus on quality
  • Excellent listening, verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Excellent collaborative problem solving skills with an ability to implement solutions
  • Flexibility to help out where necessary

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.