Cost Accountant

Position Overview:

Maintain standard costs of all goods at Canada Goose, provide analytical support to operations, and perform inventory and production variance analysis of costs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain standard costing of all products in Canada, US, and Europe
  • Inventory reconciliation from financial reports to physical transactions
  • Collaborate with production execution and IT to ensure production posting is accurate
  • Analyze labour, overhead, and purchase price variances and report summary at monthend
  • Analysis and maintenance of all inventory obsolescence and shrink provisions
  • Accrue for raw materials in transit during monthend cut-off
  • Identify potential financial issues or reporting requirements to be noted during financial reporting
  • Assist in updating Management Reporter definitions as needed
  • Perform quarter-end sales cut-off analysis and adjustment
  • Ensure all financial reports tie to general ledger
  • Maintain full and accurate data sets of transactions for audit purposes
  • Support and provide documentation to the audit process

Experience, Education and Designations:

  • Must have experience in a manufacturing organization
  • 4+ years costing experience
  • University degree in Business/Accounting
  • Working towards or already completed Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation (CMA focus preferred)
  • Experience working in publicly traded companies

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Detailed knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel strongly preferred
  • ERP experience with MS Dynamics AX a plus
  • Cross-departmental experience and people skills
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet set deadlines
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures
  • Attention to detail in all areas of work

We truly thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Goose Team, but only those candidates considered for an initial interview will be contacted.

Canada Goose Inc. is committed to delivering and improving accessibility in employment for all persons with disabilities. Accommodation is available, upon request, in the application and interview process and in the course of all other methods of selection of employees. Successful candidates for employment will be introduced to and trained in respect of all of Canada Goose Inc.'s human rights, accommodation and accessibility polices.


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