Branch Accountant (Winnipeg)

A Branch Accountant handles a broad scope of responsibilities expected of someone in a private enterprise business accounting and office management role.

You will be directly involved in all steps of full-cycle accounting. We want to know your experience with credit management and collection as well as preparing financial statements. You will be responsible for payroll for around 30-35 salaried and hourly employees. This person will also manage an assistant, but their influence as a leader will extend beyond that relationship to support the General Manager and Operations Manager in their responsibilities.

Overall, this accountant will ensure the efficient coordination of office operations as well as business processes/procedures at our Winnipeg branch.

Training will be provided to prepare this individual for success at our company. We are seeking someone with the capacity and drive to fully develop in this role.


This person will have the necessary experience, education and qualities to:

  • successfully drive and deliver high demand output in financial and administrative duties including:
    • preparing month-end and year-end reports
    • preparation of financial statements
    • payroll and benefits as well as WCB administration
    • management of credit processes including:
      • customer credit investigation/authorization
      • delinquent account collections
    • provide effective support to customer service and sales departments
    • further develop their knowledge and abilities
    • manage an assistant
  • Post-secondary education that is either:
    • Minimum two-year post-secondary program focused on accounting
    • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration plus work experience directly related to:
      • Accounts Receivable
      • Accounts Payable
      • General Ledger
      • Cost Accounting
    • Five or more years of work experience related to recordkeeping plus analysis, including:
      • Credit management
      • Payroll
      • Financial statements
    • Pre-placement drug testing and credit check is required


  • Construction, building products or wholesale background

Suitable candidates will possess:

  • Demonstrated understanding of general accounting functions and administration
  • Financial analytical acumen
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Investigative abilities and effective problem-solving skills
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective organization/prioritization skills with a deadline-driven focus
  • Effective time management capabilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop successful working relationships with vendors, customers and employees
  • Demonstrated ability to obtain results, both individually and as a team, in a high-demand and dynamic environment


Position: Branch Accountant (Winnipeg)


Thank you for submitting your application.

We will review all applications and contact those we wish to interview.

Good luck and all the best in your job search!


Curt Sarbacher


This opportunity close May 17, 2019

Valid through
May 17, 2019
Employment Type
Building Materials
Job Location
1820 Selkirk Avenue, R2R 0N6, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Working Hours
Monday to Friday
Base Salary
$ To be discussed at an interview
Date posted
May 2, 2019
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