Accounting Associate

Date: Mar 6, 2023

Location: Brampton, ON, CA, L6S 6B6

Company: Sonepar

About Sonepar

Sonepar is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services. Through a dense network of 100 brands spanning 40 countries, the Group has an ambitious transformation agenda to become the first global B-to-B electrical distributor to provide a fully digitalized and synchronized omnichannel experience to all customers. Drawing on the skill and passion of its 45,000 associates, Sonepar had sales of €23 billion in 2020. Sonepar makes its customers’ lives easier, over the counter, visiting customers, by phone or online, – however we’re needed. Sonepar’s ambition is to become “La Référence” - the standard-setter for all its stakeholders.

Reporting to the Accounting Supervisor, this position is responsible for providing accurate and timely finance and accounting information, as well as accounting support as required.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Month End / Year End cut-off requirements including journal entries, accruals and adjustments
  • Assist in preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual Financial Statements
  • Perform variance analysis as required
  • Balance sheet reconciliation
  • Assist in Fixed Asset control and management
  • Provide reports & financial analysis as required to senior / branch / operations managers to drive improved decision making
  • Support Operations team and Branch Managers in day-to-day financial matters
  • Assist in process integrity and improvements, including developing automated solutions
  • Special Projects as required

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of relevant experience, industry related an asset
  • University/College Education with a focus on Accounting preferred - CPA designation an asset
  • Experience with financial close processes and financial statement preparation, good understanding of full-cycle accounting; knowledge in IFRS is an asset.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office required – specifically Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with ERP systems, Infor SX, MS Power BI and Teams, & COGNOS is an asset
  • Excellent analytical, organization, communication, and team-work skills.

We are interested in knowing you more. Start an exciting new career and enjoy many employee benefits by applying online. Sonepar HQ is thankful for your interest in joining the team, only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.


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