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  • The STORY Group

CURRENT OPPORTUNITY: Accounting & Finance Manager

Updated: Feb 1, 2021

Accounting & Finance Manager

Total Compensation: Open (Depending on Experience)

Reports to: President

Client: Confidential

Location: Muskoka Region


Our retained client, is located in the Muskoka region.

This individual will lead all aspects of our Accounting function and play a central role in the

Financial leadership of the company. The position will span all traditional accounting roles.

The primary goal of the role is to contribute to our business growth through world class

financial discipline. This position is a key member of the management team. At this time

there are no direct reports, but this may change over time as the individual contributes to

our continued growth. The successful candidate will have an accounting degree, with

accounting experience in a QB environment.

Our client places a high value on finding a candidate who will fit into their operating culture

and share their values and principles. They can offer skills development and the

opportunity for career growth to the individual who brings passion, initiative, a commitment

to teamwork and a dedication to excellence

KEY FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES: The specific responsibilities of the role, while not limited to, include:

  • All aspects of accounting in a QuickBooks environment, including payroll.

  • Management of the cost accounting interface to QB through MISys software.

  • Monthly, quarterly, annual reporting including KPI's.

  • Cash flow forecasting, variance analysis and reporting including disciplined working capital tracking.

  • Cost centre management.

  • Identifying risk and opportunities.

  • Financial advisor to ownership.


Following are the minimum requirements for the position:

  • University graduate with an accounting designation (CPA).

  • Highly proficient with QuickBooks.

  • World class precision, attention to detail and productivity.

  • Understanding of the difference between accounting and finance, with a desire to master the former, in order to contribute to the latter.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.

  • Logical thinker with good common sense and an ability to solve problems independently.

  • Extremely strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel.

  • Proficient with data and IT systems.

  • Ability to multi-task.

  • Strong team player.

  • Fact based decision maker.

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume in confidence, by e-mail to:

The STORY Group is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) to applicants invited to an interview.

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