Senior Accountant
Division: Finance and Accounting
Job Location: Hybrid, Ontario
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday
Employment type: Full-time permanent employment in a hybrid work setting

 

 


About Us
We’re a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We’re driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team that brings their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers. We love our work, and we especially love our high-quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family—from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71, Greybeard, and Whistler.

Our people, combined with our collective passion for the industry, are what make Aurora a special place to work and define what we call our "A-Team." We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions that work, learn, and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and we will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.

 


Job Summary
We’re currently seeking a Senior Accountant to join the Operations  Finance team. Reporting to the Manager, Inventory and Cost Accounting, you will work collaboratively to support the company’s business strategies as it relates to inventory cost accounting, controls, and reporting. This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive team looking to take its next steps in transforming into a high-performing group. Sound exciting? Here is a little more...

 


As the Senior Accountant, you will...

  • Maintain and update the inventory valuation model, including entries and analysis related to product costing, Work In Progress, inventory, purchase, sales, intercompany transactions, etc.
  • Prepare bio-assets and inventory-related inputs required for financial statements and reporting packages under IFRS / US GAAP.
  • Prepare biological assets and inventory notes for the financial statements in a multi-currency environment.
  • Maintain and update the inventory NRV calculations and provide detailed variance analysis.
  • Provide oversight on the data gathering process of cannabis inventory (continuities) and ensure inventory movements are accurately translated into the general ledger.
  • Prepare, review, and finalize journal entries as necessary.
  • Analytics: perform variances analysis period over period, provide insights on the changes and present to management
  • Coach junior team members, review their work, and provide constructive feedback as necessary.
  • Assist with quarterly reviews and year-end audits.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement in current processes and help implement recommendations.
  • Perform other ad hoc duties as needed.

 

As an experienced professional, you will have...

  • A bachelor’s degree in Business or finance or accounting, or a related field.
  • A CPA designation (CA, CGA, or CMA) is preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in cost accounting and/or finance reporting areas with a strong knowledge of large data modeling and presentation (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience).
  • Proven experience in inventory control, materials management, or a similar role.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve inventory-related issues, transform complex sets of data into practical solutions that drive business value.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills to maintain accurate records and manage multiple deadlines.
  • Technical knowledge of biological asset accounting would be a plus.
  • This person should be comfortable working with cost accounting measures.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency with all MS Office products and Power BI.
  • Public company accounting experience is preferred.

Next steps
Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by our Talent Acquisition Team and we will contact you if we see a fit via email.

Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity.

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Diversity and inclusion
At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.

Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic.

 
If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!

 

 

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