Plant Accountant
Job Description

Our client a leader in the Wood Industry is looking to add a Plant Accountant to their team. This role is for a minimum of 1-year contract with the definite potential to be extended or made permanent. The opportunity is in the Guelph area. The position reports to the Controller.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all Financial Reporting for the Branch location, including journal entries, accruals, reconciliation of the GL and sub -ledger accounts
  • Responsible for analysis of P&L and Balance Sheets identifying variances
  • Actively participate in the annual budget and forecasting processes
  • Be the ‘go to’ person to assist with audit preparation for internal and external audits
  • Responsible for inventory reconciliations and any required adjustments
  • Set up and maintain inventory sku’s in ERP system
  • Actively participate in coordination and execution of scheduled physical inventory counts
  • Ensure all transactions posted to the system for accuracy and compliance to GAAP
  • Act as SME for all other departments regarding any questions or issues related to accounting
  • Provide back-up coverage for all other areas of the accounting team as needed

Job Requirements


  • BA in Accounting and Finance
  • CPA designation and asset
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy
  • Strong analytical skills, problem solving
  • Excellent time management, organizational skills
  • Advanced computer skills -MS Office, Accounting ERP software

Company Overview

Rywick Recruitment is part of the Procom group of companies.

At Rywick Recruitment, our experts provide personalized, targeted service to clients and candidates alike. Each member of our team is a specialized professional in their respective industry sector. We make it our business to understand, anticipate, and respond to our client’s recruitment needs. Whether candidate or client, we know that the right fit is the most important factor in recruitment and retention. It’s our business to be professional people-connectors and career enhancers. We’re passionate about people, and it shows.