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VENTURE STEEL

This is a Full-time position in Toronto, ON posted October 26, 2017.

Over the years Venture Steel has emerged as a leading flat-rolled metal processor and distributor focused upon providing industry-best service in Canada, the United States, and Mexico.

Since our inception, Venture Steel has continually grown and diversified both organically as well as through acquisition. Venture Steel has become the value added processor and distributor of choice for steel and aluminum. Today, Venture Steel has 8 Slitters and 3 Cut-to-Length lines with stocking locations across North America. An intense service culture, combined with modern processing equipment and our proprietary SSCM software platform, enable us to provide not only industry-best service but also visibility on order status for every customer, every time. Our customer base spans the full array of end use markets.

Opportunity:

  • Join the team of a fast paced, private, expanding and profitable metals distribution company. Excellent opportunity to learn the business, contribute to its growth and actively participate in the enhancement and development of IT, Finance and Governance systems. Reporting to the Director of Financial Reporting & Information Services, this position will be an integral part of the month end process and financial analysis.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform monthly accounting activities and prepare full-cycle financial statements, including standard and special journal entries.
  • Analyze accounting records to identify issues and ensure timely investigation and correcting entries. Analyze and report on variances.
  • Preparing GL account reconciliations and in-depth analysis.
  • Provide analysis and support to the management team.
  • Participate in monthly financial statement reviews with senior management.
  • Active participant in continuous improvement by working closely with the IT department.
  • Preparation of MTD reports for management.
  • Assist in quarterly forecast and annual budget preparation.
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly presentations and the related detailed variance analysis.
  • Recommend appropriate changes to improve systems and controls, and assist in the development of corrective action plans where required.
  • Process improvement in Finance with Lean/Six Sigma approach to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Must be able to interact with senior company management and internal customers in a productive and professional manner.
  • Complete special projects and analysis as required.

Qualifications

  • Great Plains and Management Reporter experience
  • Accounting designation and/or like academic qualification
  • 3-5 years general accounting experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Critical thinking for effective issue resolution.
  • Advanced spreadsheet, data warehouse management and reporting capabilities
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines and shifting priorities while maintaining a high level of accuracy and accountability.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in verbal and written form.
  • Self-starter with a strong desire to help automate, streamline and document.

We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

How to Apply