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Chief Accountant (maternity replacement)
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Occasional employee
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Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

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Job Description :
As a member of the Finance and Administration Department and under the responsibility of the corporate controller, you will be required to:

• Take charge of the month-end accounting process to ensure timely delivery of the various required reports.
• Prepare financial statements (monthly and quarterly) and ensure the relevance and consistency of accounting entries.
• Perform financial analyses for monthly financial statements and analyze budget gaps.
• Draft technical memos about accounting pronouncements for the year-end audit process.
• Serve as team leader for the Accounting team (3 people, including 2 CPAs). Ensure the professional development of team members and ensure continued improvement of the underlying internal processes.
• Serve as an expert user for various accounting platforms (ERP, business intelligence, etc.) in a multi-company, multi-currency context.
• Ensure that the various tax files are kept up to date and validate the government remittance documents for the group's various entities.
• Serve as the main point of contact in the annual external audit process for financial statements and assist the auditors.
• Actively participate in preparing various government audit files and serve as the main point of contact for these audits.
• Provide the required documents and serve as the main contact when preparing tax returns for BBA's various entities.
• Prepare various reports based on manager needs.
• Help the corporate controller in various strategic areas of continuous improvement.
• Carry out any other related tasks
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Skills :
• Client-oriented
• Adaptable in a changing environment
• Results-driven
• Ability to work under pressure in a context of multiple deliverables
• Natural abilities with and an interest in computer systems
• Ability to make quality decisions
• Ability to train and advise a team
• Excellent aptitude for teamwork
• Ability to maintain positive ties with coworkers
• Detail-oriented and meticulous
Requirements :
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting
• Professional accounting title (CPA)
• From 5 to 7 years of relevant experience
• Bilingual (English and French), both spoken and written
• Experience in personnel management
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Excel in particular
• Asset: Knowledge of the Microsoft Dynamics AX enterprise resource planning (ERP) software package

BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.