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Senior Accountant - 3027 in Woodbridge, ON at Westlake Chemical

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Working Together to Build


Royal Building Products is a leading manufacturer and distributor of building materials. We are unique in our vertical integration from raw materials from our parent company Westlake Chemical Corporation through to manufacturing and onto distribution.  Are you looking for a challenging opportunity within a dynamic and well-known company?

At Royal, you will find a positive work environment with opportunity for career advancement. What else do we offer?

  • Competitive Compensation & Benefits

  • RRSP with company matching

  • Performance Bonus Plan

  • Employee Assistance Program

    JOB SUMMARY: Royal Building Products is currently looking to fill a vacancy for a Senior Accountant within our Pipe and Fittings Division.

    This role administers and coordinates the accounting operation to ensure costs are monitored and prepares necessary reports for management to make informed financial decisions. This role readies and maintains financial and business transactions, applies accounting principles, and has a solid understanding of both accounting theory and practice.


  • In consultation with team, ensures that all monthly, quarterly, annual financial statements and related schedules/analysis are produced in a timely fashion with SOX, GAAP, and corporate policies.
  • Coordinate and support activities across locations and departments.
  • Responsible for other financial reports and analytical work such as intercompany balance reconciliation, monthly accruals, journal entry logs, spreadsheet SOX control log, and fixed asset management.
  • Prepare Balance Sheet reconciliation and Hard Close Binder timely & accurately.
  • Preparation of financial statements and analysis, e.g. Management Estimates, EBITDA Bridge and ART timely & accurately.
  • Prepares a variety of reports periodically or as requested.
  • Considers the need for new or changed controls. Assists in implementing adequate internal controls throughout organization.
  • Maintains proper documentation of all local procedures and internal controls to be followed during the monthly close process.
  • Assist with the annual budgeting process, trend analysis and monthly forecasting.
  • Share best practices with other team members. Occasionally, serving as a back-up when individuals are on vacation or absent.
  • Strives for continuous improvement of procedures and processes pertaining to the monthly accounting close.
  • Responsible for preparation and submission of the monthly STAT’s Canada reports and manufacturing surveys.
  • Perform additional ad-hock analysis and reporting, as requested. Other duties and analysis as assigned by Manager.


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 5-10 years of applicable industry experience.
  • CPA preferred or working towards it.
  • Self-motivated and result oriented.
  • Strong Analytical skills. Cost accounting experience is a plus.
  • A self-starter who is positive, energetic, innovative, organized, able to multi-task and not afraid to take initiative.
  • Knowledge of business system processes in particular financial, distribution and manufacturing as well as broad knowledge of information systems development processes and internal controls.
  • Sound planning and organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple concurrent assignments.
  • Demonstrated leadership as part of a cross-functional management team.
  • Strong understanding of costing, variance analysis, absorption and multi-currency.