Senior Accountant

Reporting directly to the Manager, Financial Accounting Canada, the Senior Accountant will be the key person inpreparation and analysis of monthly financial data for McCain Foods.

  • Key person in preparation of monthly financial statements & management control reports. This includes updating reports, running the month end process, including allocations, balancing financial reports, compliance with corporate reporting requirements, and preparation of the consolidation package for assigned areas of responsibility;
  • Support the Controller and Manager of Financial Accounting with monthly and quarterly reporting and consolidation packages.
  • Review and/or validate various balance sheet accounts for accuracy and completeness.
  • Forecast various balance sheet accounts and engage in the cash delivery team efforts
  • Prepare financial analysis and key performance indicators;
  • Reconcile accounts & recommend adjusting entries or corrective actions;
  • Responsible for preparation of audits and take on key role with internal and external auditors;
  • Prepare month-end reporting
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Provide SG&A analysis and spend analytics at month-end
  • SAP budget loading annually
  • Responsible for Statutory reporting
  • Inventory reporting and other duties as assigned.
  • Ad hoc projects

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related work experience.
  • 3-5 years experience,preferably in a manufacurting organization
  • SAP, Excel, & query experience strongly recommended.
  • Capable of multi-tasking.
  • Good communication skills both verbal & written
  • Strong analytical & problem solving skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Minimal travel required
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    About McCain Foods

    In 1956 McCain Foods Limited was founded by Harrison and Wallace McCain in the village of Florenceville, New Brunswick. The original potato processing plant, nestled on the bank of the St. John River, employed 30 people and produced about 1,500 lbs. of potato products an hour. At the end of the first year, sales amounted to $152,678.

    McCain Foods Limited has become the number one producer of French fries worldwide. The privately-owned company has more than 55 processing plants on six continents. McCain Foods has a manufacturing capacity of more than 1,000,000 lbs. of potato products an hour. Worldwide, McCain Foods employs more than 20,000 people.

    The McCain Group of companies offers diverse employment opportunities and includes transportation and other non-food companies. Included within the McCain Group are the Day & Ross Transportation Group, McCain Fertilizers and McCain Produce.


    • We take pride in being a family business, which builds wealth through and for our people and communities.
    • We "drink the local wine." We are multicultural. We want a cohesive feeling of belonging, irrespective of nationality.
    • We encourage entrepreneurship through autonomous, hands-on, local management.
    • We dare to fail. We do not punish mistakes. We learn from them.
    • We value teamwork and give our people the same loyalty that we expect from them.
    • We always seek to deal with employees, customers, suppliers, and the community in general with honesty, integrity, respect, and fairness.


    McCain Foods Limited continues to globally expand and is actively seeking professional men and women in a variety of fields, including: Production, Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Finance, Corporate Development, Agronomy, Information Services, Human Resources and McCain Quality Performance.

    A McCain career offers challenge, responsibility, and the exciting opportunity to gain expertise within a national or international realm. If you fit the profile of a future McCain employee, please submit a resume for the job posting listed below:

    • You are resilient and confident.
    •  You display a keen business awareness.
    •  You are a team player.
    • You communicate effectively.
    • You are results-oriented.
    •  You are open-minded.

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