Financial Analyst - 1 year contract

March 21 2023
Industries Retail
Categories Financial Analysis,
Montreal, QC • Full time

Are you known for your strong analytical skills and thoroughness? This is an exciting opportunity to join the DeSerres Finance Department! Put your skills to work for a leading name in art supplies, hobbies and crafts in this temporary, full-time position at our Montreal head office.


What we offer:

  • 36 hour work week;
  • 5 days of flexible time off;
  • Group insurance paid in part by the employer;
  • Hybrid work;
  • In-store discounts.



As a Financial Analyst, you will :

  • Maintain accounts receivable and accounts payable;
  • Make daily entries and reconciliation of accounts;
  • Analyze variances from forecasts;
  • Perform accounting analysis and undertake special projects;
  • Prepare month-end files;
  • Review certain sections of the financial statements;
  • Participate in the preparation of budgets;
  • Participate in the preparation of year-end audit files;
  • Any other related duties.



Job Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Accounting background;
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position;
  • Comfortable with all other sections of the financial statements;
  • Strong analytical skills and strong problem solving skills;
  • Ability to work in a team, good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills;
  • Customer focus (stores and head office);
  • Attention to detail, thoroughness and focus on needs and results;
  • Ability to handle multiple files simultaneously and to prioritize;
  • Be comfortable with new technologies;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and especially Excel;
  • Knowledge of AS400 is an asset;
  • Experience in retail, an asset;
  • Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset.



About Us :

A leading destination for all creatives, DeSerres is the benchmark for creativity. With some thirty stores and a unique expertise acquired over three generations, the family business inspires its customers to let their imagination run wild and accompanies them through their various projects. DeSerres advocates originality, audacity and resourcefulness. Because every day needs a touch of magic to reveal its most beautiful colors. Because life is a canvas.

We are committed to the principle of employment equity. We thank you for your interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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