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Accounting Manager in Mississauga at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family...the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden care products!

We are looking for an Accounting Manager who will grow at our Mississauga, ON corporate office.

This position is responsible for financial reporting, including the monthly and annual close process. S/he will be responsible for completing numerous monthly and quarterly reporting packages as well as performing variance analysis. This position will oversee Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Tax, Treasury, and Compliance. S/he will take on ad hoc projects and tasks as required by the Canadian Finance Lead.

In this role you will:

  • Oversee monthly, quarterly, and annual close procedures ensuring all timelines are met.

  • Oversee monthly balance sheet reconciliation process to ensure timely and accurate completion.

  • Oversee annual balance sheet budget as well as forecast periodic updates.

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reporting to be reviewed and used by Senior Management.

  • Tax - Coordinate completion of annual tax returns with external preparer and coordinate with US team on any other issues that may arise.

  • Coordinate Treasury and cash flow activities with US and local team.

  • Ensure that we are in compliance with any corporate policies in place and our reporting accurately reflects these policies.

  • Maintain strong internal controls and ensure that SOX compliance is maintained in all areas.

  • Coordinate all internal and external audit requirements.

  • Provide ongoing support and development to General Accountants, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable associates.

  • Assist in integration of acquisitions.

The perfect person will have:

  • Post-secondary Degree/Diploma
  • CPA Designation required
  • 5-10 years General Accounting and Financial Reporting experience
  • Fluency in English reflecting ability to communicate professionally (in writing and orally using proper grammar and spelling) with internal and external people
  • Prior people leader experience
  •  High proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • SAP experience required


Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.