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Senior Accountant

Sleep Country

This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted September 11, 2022.

At Sleep Country Canada/ Dormez-Vous?

We are passionate about all things sleep.

We are a proud Canadian brand and sleep destination for all We want to help all Canadians get a better night’s sleep.

We currently have an exciting new position for a Senior Accountant that will be responsible for maintaining the accounting records as well as the financial reporting to the various internal and external stakeholders for Sleep Country’s newly acquired subsidiary, Hush Blankets Inc.


This role will be a key contributor that assists in the development of the Accounting function for the Company’s fast growing ecommerce retailer, Hush, with operations both in Canada and United States as well as ensuring compliance with the Company’s group accounting policies, procedures and regulations.

Working at Sleep Country Canada (SCC) is more than just a job; it is your opportunity to realize your full potential We trust you to make the right decisions
– you will be motivated and empowered every day to make a positive difference to your team, the customer experience, and the growth of our business all while working in a fun work environment.

Job Description Ensure that group accounting policies, controls and processes are implemented and maintained Maintain the general ledger (GL) and A/R, A/P, inventory, fixed assets and other sub-ledgers of Hush to ensure it is complete and accurate Prepare/review month-end/quarter-end accruals and prepare manual journal entries with supporting documentation for review by management Prepare monthly/quarterly account reconciliations for management review Prepare monthly/quarterly balance sheet and income statement variance analysis for management review Analyze the treatment of new, routine transactions and complex events/transactions, including the drafting of accounting memos as required Implement and maintain processes and controls within Hush that impact accounting/financial reporting Review current processes, identify gaps, make recommendations and implement once approved by management Support external auditors’ quarterly reviews, annual audit as well as Internal Audit and External Reporting teams and other stakeholders Assist in the assessment of the impact of new accounting standards on financial reporting processes and internal controls as well as changes to business metrics Prepare ad-hoc financial analysis Assist in supporting activities such as budgeting, forecasting and internal reporting process Prepare the quarterly tax provision package for Hush for financial reporting purposes Prepare all required sales tax returns for Hush for review and filing Supports the completion of all required tax filings for Hush Responsible for tax related and other regulatory requirements of Hush Assist in the implementation of the system conversion from Xero to Oracle Finance Cloud, new accounting policies and provide training and guidance as required Assist in various projects and ad-hoc responsibilities as required Qualifications Post-Secondary Educationin Business with a specialization in Accounting is required.

Qualified Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) is required Advanced knowledge in IFRS Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar accounting or audit role Public accounting experience an asset Income taxes experience an asset Experience working with Xero and/or Oracle Finance Cloud is an asset Advanced Excel skills and analytical skills required Must have excellent interpersonal, organization, time management skills with the ability work well under pressure and tight deadlines Attention to detail, strong problem-solving and conceptual thinking skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication Ability to build relationships with external stakeholders as well as various areas across the business This role is hybrid (2 days in office) Additional Information Why work for us: This is not just a job but a Career with opportunities for growth and advancement We are the proud winners of: Great Place to Work Great Place to work for Millennials Best Workplaces in Retail & Hospitality Great Place to work for Giving Back Robust Medical & Dental Benefits, Deferred Profit Sharing Plan We will invest in you and provide training, mentoring and continuous development Tuition Reimbursement Program that covers professional AND personal development (yes,you can get reimbursed for your scuba diving classes) Associate Discount Program Wellness Credit Employment Equity We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and we therefore encourage applications from Aboriginal Peoples, women, members of a visible minority, and persons with a disability.