Bluewater Group

keeps you moving!

Who we are?

Blue Water Group: “Solution Focused, Customer Driven” – leaders in Warehousing & Logistics, Shipping supplies, Mobil branded Lubricants, for over 40 years. Blue Water Group has won the Deloitte Canada’s Best Managed Companies Award 7 years in a row!

Blue Water Group is an expanding organization that currently employs 300 people across the country. We are on an exciting path of continued growth that will offer exceptional career opportunities. Blue Water is an excellent learning environment for seasoned and inexperienced candidates who enjoy taking on new challenges and share the same core values as us Integrity, Attitude, Customer Focus, Accountability, and Continuous Improvement.

At Blue Water Group we are committed and dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where our team feels comfortable to come to work everyday and most importantly enter the work environment knowing that they belong.

When you join our team you will have the ability to:

  • Learn the ins and outs of our accounting processes
  • Be a problem solver and go to person
  • Learn and thrive in an environment where there is always room for growth
  • Work directly with our corporate finance team
  • Collaborate with a diverse team of professionals

Summary

This position is a Maternity Leave coverage position, but will likely turn into a full time role as the company is growing. This role will lead a team of 4 Finance associates and will work closely with Sales, Operations, and Inventory team as a key member of our Finance Team. In this position, you will be working with the lead financial accountants across all of our three main divisions (Lubricants, Supply Chains Logistics and Ships) as well as assisting with several stream-line improvement projects within the Finance Team. You will be responsible for completing month end processes and maintaining supporting schedules. We encourage cross-training to promote diversity and growth within the company.

Reporting Structure

This position reports to: Finance Manager.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Lead and mentor your team (Junior accountants and Co-op students)
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Month end adjusting journal entries
  • Daily reconciliation and accounting tasks
  • Ensure all relevant financial information is entered into the GL on a timely basis.
  • Leadership and guidance to Billing, AP, and Sales
  • Provide job and operating costing
  • Budget preparation
  • Providing reconciliations and supporting schedules, investigate variances
  • Complete government remittance (Sales tax returns, EHC, Fuel tax)
  • Communicate and work directly with manager on year end audit duties
  • Liaise with auditors, government, and other stakeholders
  • Preparing ad hoc analysis to the Finance and Operations managers

Qualifications and competencies

Must have’s:

  • Proven leadership experience
  • Possess a post-secondary education, specializing in accounting or commerce.
  • Possess or be on track to get an accounting designation (CPA).
  • Possess a minimum of 1-3 years of experience in a financial environment.
  • Be proficient in Excel, Crystal Reports, SAP, and Microsoft Office 365
  • Have experienced with cloud-based accounting

Ideal Candidate will also have:

  • Strong willingness to learn, driven to succeed, and have fun
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong aptitude for problem solving and creating efficiencies
  • Ability to manage your teams productivity and learning
  • Ability to prioritize conflicting demands
  • Desire to work in a challenging, fast paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Maturity, professionalism, and high level of confidentiality and discretion
  • Strong work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Willingness to lead and take initiative
  • A drive to produce high-quality work

If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career and make your mark in a rapidly growing organization please apply

To learn more about Blue Water Group please visit our website; www.bluewatergroup.ca

We thank all that apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract

Salary: $50,000.00-$60,000.00 per year

To apply for this job email your details to Careers@bluewatergroup.ca