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Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

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CA-Calgary, AB
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Senior Accountant


At 911 Supply, our mission is to ensure that first responders select the right equipment to do their job and most importantly, get home safe. Without question, we are hands down the most trusted source for dependable equipment.


As we continue to grow and evolve across Canada, we are looking for a new Senior Accountant for our head office in Calgary. The Senior Accountant will work on the development and maintenance of effective financial records, deliver timely and accurate reporting for senior management and strategically position the finance department to meet tremendous growth opportunities. The successful candidate will have had the experience of working in the day to day nitty gritty but also have had exposure to the higher level strategic planning side of finance.


We look for people who understand that relationships drive everything we do. We truly believe in being proactive in our approach to customer service, stay true to our word and more importantly we cultivate a team that delivers time and time again.


  • CPA Designation is an asset
  • Accounting or Business degree
  • 3-5 years of senior level accounting experience in a similar role
  • A track record that demonstrates skill in establishing effective relationships with team members, promoting openness, trust and confidence
  • Strong business acumen demonstrating excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in the day-to-day accounting with the ability to roll up your sleeves and dig in
  • Demonstrates a strong customer service focus with knowledge of principles and processes for providing support and services to various departments within the organization
  • Working knowledge or experience in Law Enforcement or Military is a definite asset
  • Experience with inventory management software & Salesforce is also a plus
  • Demonstrated advanced Microsoft excel skills


Accounting Administration

  • Utilizes their understanding of ‘best practice’ operations to forecast and proactively address needs and situations to ensure streamlined operations
  • Establishes, communicates and monitors operations accounting policies and procedures to ensure best practices are adhered to
  • Implements efficient accounting and reporting programs that adequately address the needs of the company’s various stakeholders
  • Implements cost controls that positively impact bottom line profits
  • Prepares ongoing accounts, data entry, preparing for payment, obtaining signatures and sending payment for invoices
  • Follow up with vendors on invoice payment inquiries and ensure all invoices received on time for inclusion to monthly draw packages for projects
  • Weekly cheque runs and Bank Reconciliations
  • Manages in-house credit application process for government agencies and private corporations

Financial Reporting and Compliance

  • Leads the preparation of all Financial reporting
  • Leads Annual Budget preparation
  • Prepares monthly operations forecasting for all locations
  • Reports on monthly operating results with regularity and consistency
  • Oversees the management of daily cash flow measurement for each location
  • Leads tax planning and year end compliance planning and execution
  • Prepares the year-end working papers and coordinates annual financial statements
  • Takes a strategic view to providing effective and efficient reporting that enables senior management to make timely and well-informed decisions
  • GST compliance support including communications with CRA (monthly, quarterly and annually)
  • Develops proactive measures to follow all checklists as created by the Accounting Department to ensure all schedules are followed

Why 911 Supply?

  • Excellent compensation and benefits
  • An environment that encourages and demands proactive problem solving, transparency and connection
  • A vision to continue to be the very best in terms of products and knowledge for first responders in Canada


If this sounds like an exciting opportunity for you please do not hesitate in applying below!