Manager, Accounting & Reporting

July 9 2024
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Account receivables,
Fort Erie, ON • Full time

The Manager, Accounting and Reporting is responsible for the timely and accurate completion of the financial reports, maintenance of the financial records, and other corporate financial reporting. This position is responsible for ensuring all financial reporting is prepared in compliance with AHCA's financial policies and Canada's Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (APSE). This position oversees Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and General Accounting. The position also oversees payroll with its GL responsibilities.


Financial Statements, Corporate & Governance Reporting

  • Monitor and post data to the various ledgers and journals following established accounting procedures
  • Prepares accurate, timely, monthly and annual financial statements and reports for Management and Airbus head office
  • Manages all the day to day finance activities
  • Balance sheet reconciliation
  • Development of accounting policies and standards
  • Monitors the banks accounts and maintains a schedule of actual cash flow


  • Supervision of Accounts Receivable, and General Accountant, including performance evaluations.
  • Provide guidance to payroll
  • Administration of Airbus Group directed insurance policies, including requesting of certificates of proof of coverage
  • Reviews and recommends modifications to the accounting system and procedures
  • Recommend policy changes for internal controls and maintenance.
  • Review and develop improvements and efficiencies in procedures and performing of tasks

Maintain the Fixed Asset System

  • Ensure the recording of all items in the inventory, maintain pertinent records and ensure adequate treatment of fixed asset acquisitions and retirements Attend meetings with different departments such as Customer Support, sales and marketing and represent Technical Support.

Ensure Compliance with Federal, Provincial, and Airbus Group Standards

  • Statistics Canada Reporting
  • Files reports necessary to comply with Provincial and Federal regulations for tax purposes
  • Monitors changes and compliance with Federal and Provincial sales taxes
  • Tax reporting - HST, QST, NR4, Deferred Taxes


  • Lead the annual financial audit with external auditors.
  • Perform internal audits of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll distribution, fixed assets, and cash
  • Co-ordinates the annual independent audit including preparing financial statements which are audited.
  • Identify and correct errors, compute accruals, and recommend revisions in accounting procedures to ensure conformance to applicable laws and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Ensuring proper disclosure statements.
  • Ensures reporting and compliance of the Establishment Contract



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related financial discipline
  • CPA Professional Accounting Designation (CA or CGA)


  • 4 years of progressive experience preparing financial statements, schedules and account analyses in a computerized environment
  • 2 years of experience in a supervisory role

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Knowledge of Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (APSE)
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • IFRS knowledge considered an asset
  • Basic knowledge of Canadian Corporate Tax
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), planning, and organizing skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated excellent decision making and problem-solving skills with an awareness of risk sensitivity
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work without direct supervision
  • Must be available to occasionally work flexible hours
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to foster effective working relationships internally across the organization
  • Ability to function well in a high performance, deadline and goal oriented culture
  • Ability to work independently and within a team

Other Information:

Work schedule is Monday to Friday, day shift, full time employment (40 hours per week). We offer a competitive salary, health benefits plan, company pension plan, stock options, service recognition awards and Free Helicopter Rides…and much more!

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.


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