Position: Plant Accountant
Department: Finance
Division: Samuel Packaging Systems Group
Type: Full-time Salaried
Location: Vaughan, Ontario, Canada

Job Description:

​Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain detailed costs by work order

  • Provide real time job costing data to management using current system

  • Improve the efficiency of costing track filing and support quotation process

  • Assist and maintain standard cost at Equipment division as well as two other locations in Canada

  • Prepare all Fabrication related month-end journal entries

  • Prepare profit and loss statement monthly for Equipment division

  • Analyze machine margins, plant absorption and expense variance to budget and quarterly estimate

  • Reconcile work orders to General Ledger, fabricated machine deposit account reconciliation

  • Oversee, co-ordinate and prepare the annual Equipment division budget

  • Manage daily accounting at Equipment division

  • Oversee and organize local annual physical inventory counts

  • Engineering and shop floor time cards – weekly labor distribution and reconcile to payroll hours as well as work order update

  • Support General Manager of Equipment division to understand the costing and improve performance

  • Other duties to do with Equipment division or assigned by management

  • Act as SME (subject matter expert) for Project Accounting Module of One ERP project

  • Reports to Group Assistant Controller



  • University/college degree/diploma in Business/Accounting

  • Accounting designation or enrolled in Accounting program

  • Minimum 3 years of manufacturing ideally Job Costing experience.

  • Good communication and language skills

  • Good knowledge of Accounting principles

  • Good organizational and analytical skills

  • Self-motivated, detail oriented and able to work independently with little supervision

  • Computer/MS Office software literate

  • Experience using an MRP or ERP (ideally knowledge of JD Edwards)

or email your resume to careers@samuel.com