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Senior Accountant at Aston Carter

Senior Accountant

Aston Carter Burnaby, British Columbia Full-Time
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Aston Carter's client in the manufacturing industry to support the growth of the organization and the production / manufacturing of their product. This person will play an integral part in the costing, inventory management, set up of systems, policies and procedure.

This role is perfect for someone who is looking for outside of the normal day to day accounting. There is a lot of opportunity to make an impact and set up processes with lots of freedom.

The Senior Accountant is responsible for performing a range of manufacturing cost accounting and inventory management to support our automotive operations. The individual needs to be able to manage inventory, cost of goods sold (COGS) and work in a fast-paced environment. This role is heavily involved in the processes, operations, and supply chain.

Job Details

  • Review bill of material (BOM), track and calculate purchase cost from manufacturing partner
  • Accrue and reconcile freight cost and duty cost
  • Prepare intercompany purchase order (PO) and invoice, record and reconcile intercompany transactions to comply with transfer pricing policy and other requirements for arm's length transactions
  • Calculate labor cost for assembly and service order, make periodical adjustments
  • Manage inventory in multiple warehouses and multiple locations, reconcile inventory with warehouse report, and make periodical inventory adjustment and provision
  • Review consolidated COGS including BOM, freight and duty, assembly cost, molds and tooling amortization and warrants reserve
  • Prepare margin analysis for various sales categories and provide markup margin reference for part
  • Research accounting policy under IFRS and integrate accounting standard with daily operation
  • Work with operational team to maintain and improve inventory and COGS management to support business expansion
  • Assist to set up, test, draft and maintain process and procedures
  • Assist to set up and maintain internal control
  • Backup duties for other senior positions in the team
  • Other ancillary duties as required by your manager


  • CPA (must be local)
  • 8+ Years Professional Accounting Experience
  • Experience working as an Sr Accountant in a manufacturing environment, including; COGS and Inventory Management
  • Previous experience in either a (fast growing organization, organization that is publicly traded, or system implementation)
  • Advance Excel Skills (creating v-look ups, pivots)
  • Experience assisting with Controls or Processes

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment and staffing services to companies requiring highly specialized business professionals. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aston Carter has an unrivaled commitment to delivering first class service to clients and business professionals across a variety of disciplines, including Accounting and Finance as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers' unique needs. Aston Carter is a division of Aerotek. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider.


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