Senior Corporate Accountant- Hotels and Resorts

Sunwing Travel Group - Toronto, ON (12 months ago)

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Sunwing Travel Group is the largest vertically integrated travel company in North America! Our Purpose: passionate people making vacation dreams come true.

Be epic! Our Values are entrepreneurial, passionate, innovative and customer-centric. Named one of Canada’s Fastest-Growing companies for 14 years in a row, we are looking for an epic Executive Assistant to join our team in Toronto, near Pearson Airport.

About You:
The Senior Corporate Accountant is an integral part of the corporate finance team who assists in overseeing the general accounting of the group in accordance with International Reporting Standards (IFRS) and takes an active role in monthly close reporting and analysis, financial reporting and consolidations, ad hoc reporting, and working on automation projects. The Senior Corporate Accountant is also responsible for reviewing balance sheets of the non-corporate operations and providing feedback and assisting the Corporate Finance Manager on key initiatives as required.

What You’ll Do:
Preparation of the month end close process including processing period and year end journal entries, preparing supplemental reports on expenses by department, consolidating results from hotel reporting, and assisting hotel controllers with various entries and accounting guidance
Provides high level and meaningful analysis of month end and year to date results for management reporting and financial reporting including analysis to budget and analysis to prior year
Responsible for the preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements and quarterly subsidiary financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards which includes a variety of complexities such as varying ownership percentages, and numerous entities
Prepare/review legal entity financial statements for compliance and tax reporting
Liaises with other members on the team to resolve outstanding accounting issues and ensure accounting policies are being implemented correctly
Assist in the review of balance sheet reconciliations, and provide meaningful comments and questions on the results of the balance sheet reviews
Assist in the preparation of budget templates and analysis process
Assist with transaction support analysis for assessing accounting and business implications
Assist in the preparation of year end and statutory audits including preparing support for note disclosures, coordination of auditor requests, and reviewing audited financial statements while identifying inappropriate disclosures and accounting framework applications
Take initiative to identify opportunities to improve accounting processes and controls with a focus on building efficiency and effectiveness and present to the Corporate Finance Manager for consideration
Assist in process improvement initiatives, including automation
Communicate effectively with accounting staff who are in various countries
Assist on projects and other assignments as required

What You’ll Need:
Has or is pursuing the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation (or equivalent)
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration
Financial reporting experience
Ability to work under time constraints and meet tight deadlines.
Strong understanding of accounting principles, specifically International Financial Reporting Standards
Knowledge of financial and internal controls
Intermediate Microsoft word and excel (v-lookup, pivot tables)
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, attention to detail and ability to multitask
Exceptional analytical skills and problem-solving skills
Ability to plan, organize and manage work with minimal supervision

Environment and Scope:
Fast paced, deadline-oriented work environment
Works closely with various departments including, but not limited to finance, IT reporting
Can operate effectively in a growing business with changing priorities

What You’ll Be A Part Of:
Open concept, collaborative work space
Fresh Café with delicious snacks and meals at a subsidized rate!
Great travel perks!
Roof top terrace in the summer
Free Parking
Daily Free Boot Camp and Yoga sessions
Grow your career with challenging and rewarding work that makes a difference
Opportunity to give back through our social responsibility initiatives
Work with a fun, passionate, travel loving team!
See for yourself! @sunwinglife

About Us:
We have grown from the smallest tour operator in Canada to the largest vertically integrated travel company in North America.

So what does that mean? For Sunwing, it means all our products and services are offered in one vacation and all brands fall under the same parent company. We are comprised of leading leisure tour operators, travel retail, destination management, and hotel management.

We are: Sunwing Vacations and Signature Vacations; Sunwing Airlines, SunwingJets, a luxury private jet charter service, Vacation Express, a growing tour operator in the United States, and Luxe Destination Weddings, our travel retail businesses, NexusTours, our destination management company offering ground transportation, popular tours and excursions, and Blue Diamond Resorts, the fastest growing hotel chain in the Caribbean. Blue Diamond operates popular resort brands including Planet Hollywood Hotels & Resorts, Royalton Luxury Resorts, Memories Resorts & Spa, Starfish Hotels & Resorts and Mystique Resorts across the Caribbean and Mexico.

We are also heavily involved in our communities! In 2015, we established the charitable initiative, Sunwing Foundation, to support the development of youth in the communities we operate in.

We are passionate people making vacation dreams come true!

We thank all who apply however only those who meet the qualifications will be contacted.

At Sunwing diversity is important to us. We encourage applications from all humans and will provide, upon request, reasonable accommodations in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.