Manager of Accounting and Reporting
General Dynamics Canada 3.618 reviews - Ottawa, ON

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Under general supervision, the Manager of Accounting and Reporting will manage and direct all the corporate financial accounting and reporting for the Company and provide leadership and direction to staff.

The manager, a member of the finance management team in Ottawa, reports to the Controller. The incumbent will act as a group leader for technical staff executing accounting functions (accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable & invoicing, fixed assets, taxation, treasury, financial reporting and financial systems). Responsible for the reporting of corporate financial information (forecasts, actual results, and certain strategic plan information). The manager also is responsible for providing financial support to the Company to achieve its operational and financial goals and objectives.

This position requires an experienced professional with strong accounting and financial reporting experience, plus excellent interpersonal skills.


Timely and accurate completion of all corporate financial reporting, forecasting, plan and related reporting requirements.
Maintaining the integrity of the reporting and forecasting functions.

All aspects of the Company’s income statement and balance sheet, monthly actual reports and related forecasts, cash flow management, and customer/management reporting;
Financial preparation/consolidation and management of all Company & divisional plans/budgets, including an understanding of overhead rates and cost absorption;

Provide and analyze monthly and annually financial and operational results for the Office of the Controller and provide recommendations, if any.

Prepare all financial information for the external, internal Audit and SOX compliance functions as required.

Review and ensure financial accounting processes and controls for efficiency and make recommendations for improvement opportunities.

Responsible for the financial preparation and operational plan to support the long-term growth over the following five years by way of developing and reviewing the operational budget.

Work with senior management to ensure complete alignment of activities with other Company priorities and efforts, while ensuring financial performance is in compliance with corporate guidelines, driven by external economic conditions.

Responsible for the completion of reliable cash flow projections for the Company.

Responsibilities include the general oversight of the Company’s, taxation, treasury and financial systems.

Responsible for the accounting function of the Company’s pension plans.

Lead and motivate employees enabling them to achieve peak productivity and performance.

Responsible for all departmental personal matters including hiring, termination, performance appraisal, conflict resolution, salary, staff development and cross training. Keeping abreast of current divisional activity with regard to orders, and various program performance.


  • Completion of a professional accounting designation (CA, CMA, CGA);
  • Advanced use of MS Excel, and proficient skills including Word, Power point, Outlook, etc., Oracle and or Hyperion knowledge/experience would be considered a strong asset
  • Demonstrated financial management expertise and knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience
  • 3 to 5 years of staff and/or technical project/process management experience
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize, delegate and leverage resources to accomplish objectives


Please ONLY apply through the company website

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At General Dynamics Canada, innovation happens on a daily basis. We develop and deliver leading edge technology, products and systems that...