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Robert Half Canada

Manager, Corporate Accounting



Company Information

Founded in 1948, Robert Half International is the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm with more than 360 locations worldwide. Robert Half’s specialized staffing divisions include:


  • Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting and Robert Half Management Resources, for temporary, full-time and project professionals, respectively, in the fields of accounting and finance;
  • OfficeTeam, for full-time, temporary, and temporary-to-full-time opportunities for highly skilled temporary administrative support office management and HR personnel;
  • Robert Half Technology, for full-time and project information technology professionals;
  • Robert Half Legal, for temporary, project and full-time staffing of lawyers, law clerks, paralegals and legal support personnel; and,
  • The Creative Group, for advertising, marketing and web design professionals.


We encourage you to work with us to find out why for more than 15 years, Robert Half once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies.” (March 1, 2017)

For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @RobertHalf_CAN.

Job Description

Our client, a leading infrastructure and private equity solutions provider is expanding.  In the private equity space, our client’s team has extensive experience building world-class private equity portfolios for some of the most sophisticated Canadian institutional investors. The investment team brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from some of the top investment firms in the world.

They are now looking to onboard a Manager, Corporate Accounting to their Accounting and Finance Team. The Manager, Corporate Accounting will have corporate accounting responsibilities and be a key member of the group responsible for corporate reporting as well as investment reporting for clients including specific investment vehicles. The Manager, Corporate Accounting will work closely with senior level accounting professionals and report to the CFO.  


Primary responsibilities for the Manager, Corporate Accounting are as follows:
*  Manage, supervise and coordinate corporate accounting staff in accounting-close activities for a number of entities  
*  Lead accounting projects including the design, implementation and maintenance of key finance, budgeting and reporting systems
*  Perform month-end financial statement process, preparation, review and analysis; review and approve accounting journal entries
*  Prepare timely and accurate management and financial reporting on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
*  Perform monthly accounting required for various corporate entities to be consolidated with Global Investors 
*  Ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial results in accordance with U.S. GAAP & IFRS
*  Manage annual audits by liaising with auditors, ensuring timely completion of supporting schedules and documentation related to financial audits
*  Assist with annual budget preparation and on-going monitoring of company results including budget to actual variance analysis
*  Identify and implement process improvements and automation to reduce time for accounting close-outs and reporting
*  Assess staff performance, identify training and development needs
*  Prepare periodic and ad hoc reports as needed; special projects as required


In order to be considered for the Manager, Corporate Accounting role, you must:


*  Have a University degree in either Business Administration and/or Accounting;
*  Have an Accounting Designation (CPA, CA preferred)
*  Have 5 or more years of relevant professional accounting experience; experience in the asset management industry preferred
*  Have solid knowledge of accounting principles, financial accounting, reporting and analytical techniques and financial accounting systems
*  Have deep knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS
*  Have experience managing, coaching and training staff
*  Have strong Microsoft Office applications with an advanced knowledge of Excel (vlookup, pivot tables, hlookups, etc); experience with QuickBooks an asset
*  Have exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
*  Have excellent oral and written communication skills


If you are an ambitious self-starter, a solid team player with a positive attitude, and thrive in a “roll up your sleeves” entrepreneurial environment, then email your resume to, referencing file #05090-0010111029 Manager, Corporate Accounting. If you are already registered with Robert Half, please contact your assigned Recruiting Manager. We thank all applicants in advance, however only those under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Contact Information

Robert Half Canada
Anne-Marie Richter
Posting Date: 12-Oct-2017Accounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time $80,000 - $100,000/yr 1 ASAP
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