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Accounting Manager

Toronto, Canada

Company Description

Whether in our kitchens, dining rooms, event venues or offices, our singular purpose is to captivate guests with our unparalleled quality, service, and food and wine knowledge.  We achieve this only through the excellence, innovation and passion of our team members.  If you are seeking a rewarding career that involves first rate training and education, mentoring and development, attractive compensation, and inspiring rewards and recognition, consider joining O&B.
Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants is the creation of Peter Oliver and Michael Bonacini, partners who first teamed up in 1993 to open Bay Street’s now legendary Jump. Since then, Oliver & Bonacini has come to be recognized as one of Canada's leading fine dining restaurant companies, operating 12 unique and innovative restaurants in Ontario. Included are Canoe, one of Canada’s most celebrated dining experiences, Auberge du Pommier, serving impeccable French cuisine for over 25 years, Biff’s Bistro, a modern Parisian eatery, and Luma, a stylish restaurant and bar lounge in the TIFF Bell Lightbox. O&B also offers mid-range casual fare. Oliver & Bonacini Café Grill has locations in Bayview Village, Blue Mountains, Oakville, Waterloo and downtown Toronto at Yonge and Front Streets.  O&B Canteen and Bannock both provide dine-in and grab & go options.
 
The company's private dining and events division, Oliver & Bonacini Events, manages a number of large-scale event facilities, including Malaparte at TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto Board of Trade, Windermere House on Lake Rosseau in Muskoka and Arcadian, a newly re-launched event space which includes the revitalized Arcadian Court and the new Arcadian Loft.  
 

With further expansion ahead, Oliver & Bonacini's standards of food and service excellence remain the main focus of the company’s vision.

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

As an integral member of the Finance team and reporting to the Controller, this role has both hands-on accounting duties and supervisory duties.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage, hire, and train the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Revenue Posting teams and ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Reconciliation of assigned GL accounts, including follow-up on outstanding items
  • Assist with internal and external reporting as applicable
  • Maintain and reconcile the fixed assets schedules for each entity
  • Determine system improvements and implement change to keep pace with the rapid growth strategy of the company
  • Work with the Controller to ensure a clean and timely yearend audit
  • Guide other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policies; applying observations and recommendations to operational issues
  • Assist in preparation of financial reports as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of practical accounting and supervisor experience with a team of 5 or more
  • Accounting designation; CA or CGA
  • Previous restaurant or hospitality experience an asset
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities, multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and to be a committed team player
  • Ability to provide exceptional internal and external customer service
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills