Accounting Analyst

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for an Accounting Analyst to support the financial reporting and analysis processes.

This is a 12-month contract located in Calgary, Alberta.

How you will bring value…

You will be responsible for delivering efficient, timely and accurate financial reporting in a harmonized manner, while ensuring that a robust internal control environment is maintained in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.

What you will be doing…

  • Analyze and prepare complex financial statements and reports Perform monthly and quarterly close processes and post-close reporting; perform variance analytics and forecasting/planning activities.
  • Balance Sheet Integrity (BSI), and other related activities.
  • Interface and maintain connectivity with the businesses that are supported by financial processes delivered within the team.
  • Contribute to the delivery of financial processes in an efficient, timely and accurate manner. – Work with the various audit, tax and legal teams to provide key data.
  • Interact with the business to provide appropriate financial data and support on ad hoc projects.
  • Identify and implement continuous process improvements.
  • Share best practices within the team and with customers.

Must Haves

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business-related area.
  • Relevant Accounting experience in related area(s).
  • Strong financial system skills with SAP, BW a plus and Microsoft applications especially Access and strong Excel skills.
  • Strong understanding of how financial reporting and accounting processes function including system controls, financial controls and risk assessment Strong analytical skills in financial reporting and accounting with a solid understanding of control processes.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability and willingness to take initiative: proactively promote, implement and uphold the principles, aspirations and strategies of the department/business unit/company.
  • Ability to identify process gaps and implement process improvements.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and networking skills; ability to interpret and clearly communicate information, best practices and lessons learned with internal and external parties; able to make strong impact and significant contributions to the business while giving sound advice.
  • Good business judgment in handling potentially sensitive business and people issues.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in handling change; ability to manage multiple competing or conflicting priorities with a strong track record of delivery.
  • Commitment to workplace safety.
  • Requires 7-10 years relevant work experience.
  • CPA or MBA is a plus.

Looking for meaningful work? We can help!

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

EWEMI

Dealer Auditor

Our large IT client is recognized by customers as Canada’s leading Automotive company.

 

We are looking for a Dealer Auditor to support the team.

Duration: 10+ months (Contract)

Location: Oshawa, Ontario L1H 8W8

 

Job description:

  • The individual Dealer Auditor reviews the administration of policies and procedures as provided in the Dealer Sales and Service Agreement and/or home office letters.
  • This review may include dealership practices relative to sales reporting, incentives and allowances, warranty claims and policy claims.
  • These claims must comply with specific rules and policies.
  • The Dealer Auditor completes the audit onsite at the dealership location.

 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Determining the compliance of these claims with the rules and policies
  • Constructing a concise, accurate and consistent audit report
  • Presenting the audit findings to the Dealer, his personnel and GM field personnel
  • Relations with the Dealer, his personnel and GM field personnel must be cordial and viewed as fair and consistent with professional auditing standards.
  • Periodically the Auditor will be expected to direct a staff of peers when large audits are encountered.
  • This all must be carried out in a professional, courteous manner creating the least amount of disruption and confrontation.

 

Requirements:

  • Mechanical knowledge of the automobile
  • Ability to analyse mechanical warranty claims on automobiles (good understanding of automobiles and how their systems function)
  • The ability to travel in Canada by air or vehicle (75% travel- must be comfortable up fronting cost to be expense week later)
  • Ability to work independently and unsupervised in remote locations
  • A questioning, creative, inquisitive attitude coupled with detailed knowledge of dealership operations and GM Service Policies and Procedures and sales policies
  • In depth familiarity with Windows equipped laptop operations including scanning, remote printer operation, data manipulation and data transfer through the internet
  • Strong computer skills in MS Excel including VLOOKUP and Pivot Tables and Microsoft Access
  • The ability to deal with inconsistency, adversity, and change
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
  • A strict focus on integrity based on solid ethics and value
  • 2-year College degree (required)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Automotive Dealer Audit experience with other manufacturers
  • CGA designation
  • Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner certifications
  • Wholesale field experience as a District Sales Manager, District Manager- customer care and service process, District Manager –
  • customer care and after sales

 

Preferred Work Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday 40 hours 1st Shift

 

LOOKING FOR MEANINGFUL WORK? WE CAN HELP

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ewemi

Risk Control Analyst

We are looking for a Risk Control Analyst on behalf of one of the largest natural gas distributors in North America. The Analyst will be responsible for producing daily risk reports, analyzing the day over day change in mark to market, earnings at risk and open positions.

Duties Include:

  • Perform the daily risk analysis, risk monitoring and risk reporting. Risk metrics include cash flow at risk (CFaR), open positions and mark to market (MTM)
  • Maintain financial models to produce, analyze and explain daily movements in MTM, CFaR, and open positions
  • Work with team, ensuring compliance to the risk policies, striving to reduce non-compliance events and ensuring transactions are entered accurately
  • Work with IT team to maintain risk system data integrity
  • Perform various month-end and quarter-end risk reporting responsibilities with multiple interactions with front, middle and back-office groups
  • Develop a strong knowledge of multiple reporting tools, utilizing these tools to increase the efficiency of analytical models and risk reporting which may involve various projects
  • Develop strong knowledge of the Risk Policy, risk systems, and inputs to identify risk policy violations and assist in process improvement, effectively communicating these concepts to multiple audiences
  • Support SOX requirements and maintain SOX documentation for the Risk Control group
  • Produce, maintain and monitor transaction logs for commercial review and signoff
  • Perform economic to realized reconciliations, ensuring risk economic reported results are tied out with settlements value from Accounting and effectively communicate and or help resolve and prevent material variances
  • Troubleshooting transactions in OpenLink that impact Risk Control, the Front Office, or Accounting; identifying system bugs or enhancement requirements; review of deal modeling processes and flows from front to back and ensuring accuracy and integrity whenever possible.

Skills Required:

  • Undergraduate degree in economics, finance, or applied sciences
  • CFA, MBA, CA, or other related designation is an asset
  • 3+ years of risk management experience specializing in Crude oil preferred.
  • Experience in Natural Gas and Power would be an asset but is not required
  • Working knowledge of VaR, MTM, and quantifying position exposure
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to explain financial models in operational terms
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work and coordinate effectively within a team environment
  • Experience with the implementation or enhancement of energy trading and risk management systems (ETRM)
  • Openlink experience is an asset

ewemi

Senior Tax Accountant

We are seeking a Tax Accountant who will be responsible for preparing interim and year end income tax provisions for a 6 months contract to hire assignment in Belcamp, MD.

Our client is a multinational company that designs and builds electrical systems and provides services for the aerospace.

We at Ian Martin envision a world where everyone is connected in meaningful work and if you find great meaning in developing some of the most widely used products in the world, then we have the career path for you.

On a day to day basis your work will include:

  • Reviewing U.S. federal, state, and Canadian corporate income tax returns in a timely and accurate manner
  • Preparing miscellaneous tax filings
  • Supporting the close process and other general accounting functions including account analysis, reconciliation, the generation and posting of entries in the ERP system
  • Calculating, review and file quarterly tax estimates and extension payments
  • Assisting with cash tax forecasting and other modeling projects as needed
  • Developing and streamline procedures and worksheets.
  • Document and monitor internal tax controls
  • Handling audits, by providing information and defending the Company’s tax position
  • Maintaining tax records and respond to data requests of external advisors.
  • Assisting the Sr. Tax Manager in daily corporate tax functions such as addressing notices, handling tax payments and mailings, and communicating with other business associates

To perform above tasks, you must have below skills:

  • 2-6 years of experience in tax accounting, has experience with ERP systems, such as Oracle, Magnitude, or SAP.
  • manually calculate tax returns, and not depend on the software to automate it
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.  
  • Ability to perform under tight deadlines and with minimal supervision.  
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.  
  • Ability to occasionally travel to other office locations.
  • Preferred: if you have a CPA or seeking CPA certification, along with Big Four or a mix of public and industry experience.
  • You should be fluent in English.
  • Resourceful
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft software programs, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. 

Applicants with Bachelors Degree or above with related experience will be contacted by our team for a deeper level discussion about this role.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

EWEMI

Financial Analyst

Our large IT client is recognized by customers as Canada’s leading  company.

We are looking for an  Financial Analyst  to support the team.

Duration: 6+ months(Contract)

Location: St. Laurent, Quebec

Job description:

The position will also have the responsibility to assist the finance team with any other country finance tasks as required by management

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR?

  • Professional accounting designation (CPA, CA; CPA, CGA or CPA, CMA) – a must
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience, within an accounting firm or a multinational organization
  • Good knowledge of the Canadian tax legislation (Experience with T2 an asset)
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting principles
  • Bilingualism (French / English)

LOOKING FOR MEANINGFUL WORK? WE CAN HELP

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ewemi

 

Accountant

The Ian Martin Group is seeking Accountant for a 12+ Months contract assignment in Pasadena, CA. Working as part of a team, you will be responsible on collecting customer accounts receivable, reconciling bank accounts, other balance sheet accounts, and maintaining fixed asset records.

Our client is an international digital security company providing software applications and security to personal devices.

We at Ian Martin envision a world where everyone is connected in meaningful work and if you find great meaning in developing some of the most widely used products in the world, then we have the career path for you.

Looking for someone with:

  • Hybrid/Dual Role of bank reconciliation and collections.
  • Must Have Experience completing Bank statement Reconciliations – be able to troubleshoot and problem solve.
  • Experience posting entries to General Ledger
  • Credit collections (responsible for own portfolio on accounts, and make sure payments are met.)
  • MUST HAVE: ADVANCED EXCEL SKILLS (pivot tables, pivot charts, create and run macro tools, VLOOKUP formulas, count if formulas, if-then)

On a day to day basis your work will include:

  • Perform collection calls and prepare customer-based correspondences.
  • Provide customer service regarding collection issues, process customer payments and refunds, resolve client discrepancies and short payments.
  • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining assigned accounts and perform heavy account reconciliation.
  • Accountable for reducing and avoiding delinquency of assigned customer accounts.
  • Enlist the efforts of Sales and Management when necessary to accelerate collection solutions.
  • Reconcile bank accounts, prepaid expenses and other balance sheet accounts.
  • Maintain records for fixed assets including tagging, disposals, additions & retirements.
  • Review and analyze monthly depreciation schedule.
  • Assist with the unapplied cash and escheatment resolution effort, including research of customer or vendor accounts to identify and resolve potential discrepancies.
  • Respond to incoming customer questions emailed to group email address monitored by the team.
  • Perform special projects as needed.

Applicants with a bachelor’s degree or above and Proficient in Advanced MS Excel skills: Pivot Table, Vlookup, Formula functions (If-then, macros, sum if, ABS) will be contacted by our team for a deeper level discussion about this role.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

EWEMI

Project Manager

Do you want to work for one of the largest “Utility” companies? They are currently looking for an “Project Manager” to support their facility in Waltham, MA OR Syracuse, NY.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Role Summary/Purpose

The Program Manager provides cross-functional program leadership to implement best practice across internal client Warehouse facilities. They achieve this through the broader application of program management practices or principles to ensure the collective set of program related projects achieve stated benefits. They ensure utilization of project management processes and tools to drive high level collaboration and execution. Their function is essential to ensuring teams define and achieve the objectives and goals required to complete projects on time and budget.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee a list of dependent projects needed to reach the programs overall goals.
  • Drive high level collaboration and coordination with various business functions or joint development efforts with external parties to facilitate the planning process, setting goals & milestones, and creation of comprehensive timelines considering available resources, dependencies, budget, priorities and other constraints.
  • Manage 100+ individual implementations across a 12-month period.
  • Define, capture, and action project and product risks
  • Take ownership of tracking overall team progress and provide detailed management status reports, including KPIs.
  • Organize regular team meetings to monitor progress, track and mitigate risks, resolve/escalate issues, and review action items.
  • Generate the necessary documentation and assist teams with creating project plans, protocols, reports etc.
  • Take ownership of hands-on management and tracking of overall team progress and provide detailed management status reports and updates.
  • Interface with external partners and facilitate joint development efforts
  • Drive and action Lessons Learned to improve both program and project delivery
  • Monitor and track against benefit targets
  • Report program status to senior leadership on a bi-weekly basis

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of program management experience preferably in Supply Chain related activities
  • Certification or formal training in Program or Project Management and experience using a resource management tools is a big plus.
  • Strong preference for understanding of Lean 5S methodology

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities:

  • Experience compiling GANTT charts and project plans.
  • Experience with project management tools such as MS Project or other.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in addition to having the ability to effectively communicate within the project teams as well as to top level management.
  • Excellent organization and time management/multi-tasking skills (comfortable in an ambiguous and fast-paced environment, operating at both strategic and tactical levels).
  • Experience with direct resource management.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team.
  • Ability to motivate a team to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Ability to strive strategic vision

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • Duties are typically performed in an office setting but can require 25% travel to visit other company locations
  • Duties may require working outside normal working hours (evenings and weekends) at times to meet deadlines.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a Project Manager professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

ewemi

Cost Controller

The Opportunity: 

Reporting to the Project Controls Manager, the Cost Control Specialist will have the responsibility for leading the cost control and financial control support of all Capital Projects with the Group. The primary role of this position is to initially prepare cost forecasts, track/monitor all costs associated with the Surface Projects and Studies. We are looking for an intermediate or senior cost controller to join our team. This is a 1 year contract opportunity located in Sudbury. 

Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for leading the overall cost control support for the group.
  • Creating and managing detailed project information related to cost.
  • Support the Project Scheduling team with setting up, tracking and analyzing consultants and contractor’s man-hours and associated costs within the performance management system.
  • Reporting project cost to management team for internal reviews, as well as analyzing cost variances and recommending corrective actions to the projects.
  • Responsible for reviewing the budget development and project cash flow and cost control from the projects during the development to ensure the project objectives are delivered.
  • Support/Review of the application of the Project Change Management procedures.
  • Issue budget updates and project cash flow. Prepare forecasts, cost trend reports and monitor cost and budget forecasts.
  • Liaise with project team to ensure all project tasks are identified and resource needs are properly estimated for the project. 
  • Assisting and reviewing the development and implementation of project baseline budgets, cost flows and cash flows.
  • Supporting the Scheduler/Planner with the set up and allocation of project budget according to the Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) at the appropriate WBS levels for project tasks.
  • Reviewing project scope change and change order requests for proper justification, cost impacts, and adequate budget and funding.
  • Coordinating with the Project Document Controller to ensure all deliverables related to the contract were received before proceeding with invoice payments.
  • Ensuring that relevant cost management procedures and reporting requirements are incorporated where appropriate.
  • Ensure company policies on Budget and Cost Control are being respected and implemented during the execution of the project.
  • Review project accounting information and set up the required transfers between the companies business units.
  • Support the management team on ensuring project’s adherence to the approved budget.
  • Perform ongoing review of the Project’s cost reports and supporting information in the project’s SAP.
  • Continuous Improvement and updates of the Project Delivery System for the cost sections.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience as a cost controller for large capital projects
  • Excellent working knowledge with the use of Cost Management databases on Projects. The use of the PRISM database software and the use of SAP will be an asset.
  • Construction experience is an asset

 

LOOKING FOR MEANINGFUL WORK? WE CAN HELP

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ewemi

Contract Specialist lll

Do you want to work for one of the largest “Utility” companies? They are currently looking for an “Contract Strategy Specialist” to support their facility in Waltham, MA.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Key Accountabilities:

Contract Strategy

  • Identify company resources needs and work with the Resource Strategy team on fulfilling the needs
  • Collaborate with Business Stakeholders to understand the complexity of projects and provide recommendations on the adequate contract strategy for the construction of complex projects
  • Actively monitor and adjust strategy/ contracts as needed
  • Develop, maintain and update key contractual documents including Statement of Work, Contract Specification, Pricing workbook, schedule of values, etc.

Bid Events

  • Proposal evaluation team member
  • Review identified risks, identify missing risks and ensure all risks have mitigation plans
  • Provide the Post Award Contract Manager the information needed to successfully manage the contract
  • Update SRM tool with relevant information

Stakeholder Management

  • Develop and maintain a relationship with all internal stakeholders both inside and outside of CD
  • Support Resource Strategy in identifying areas of focus for each contractor
  • Stay current with the latest internal feedback on each contractor
  • Support Post award Contract Management in contractual decision making and updating the contracts as needed

Storm Support

  • Support Securing Resources team during minor and major weather events in New York & New England. Responsibilities could include procuring, processing, or tracking contractor crews. Storm support is required 365 days a year and may involve weekend and holiday work as needed.

Knowledge & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration or equivalent experience required
  • Proficiency – Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong background in Contract Management is a plus
  • Experience in planning/executing construction projects
  • Experience in generating or reviewing bid proposals a plus

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a Contract Strategy Specialist, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.