Finance Manager

Date: Nov 22, 2023

Location: Mississauga, CA, L5S 1C4

Company: accobrands

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Job Summary

ACCO Brands is seeking a Finance Manager to join the North American, Decision Support, Finance team. Located in Mississauga, Ontario, this role reports to the VP, Finance, and collaborates with Canadian leaders in Sales, Marketing, Operations and HR along with other areas of Finance. The Finance Manager will utilize their accounting and financial background, and strong business acumen, to provide financial advice and insights to their respective business partners to drive the business to make strategic and well-informed decisions. 


If you possess exceptional analytical skills, thrive in a dynamic environment, are sought out by others to solve complex problems, and have a track record of success, then this role is for you!


What We Offer:

  • Hybrid work model and flexible start times 
  • Business casual dress code
  • Attractive pension plan 
  • Comprehensive health benefits 
  • Pay for performance culture and annual incentive bonus
  • On-site fitness centre and employee led committees


  • Manage the month end close process to provide vital business results to the Canadian leadership team.  Work will include financial reporting and analysis, focused on key financial metrics and analysis of variances for the Business Unit.
  • Act as main Finance point of contact and partner for the Canada leadership team 
  • Actively participate in preparation of forecasts and budgets as part of a multi-disciplined team within the North American segment.
  • Responsible for overall Internal Controls for the Canadian business to ensure compliance with internal and external audit.
  • Oversee the establishment and ensure the adherence to company-wide financial policies, procedures, and guidelines for general accounting.
  • Ensure compliance with Canadian Tax Agencies (Federal and Provincial), enforcing adherence to requirements, filing financial reports, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Oversee Treasury related activities including hedging to mitigate financial risks. 
  • Lead or act as team member on special/strategic projects, acting as a strong business partner while assuming the lead financial role.
  • Support ad hoc requests as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited post secondary institution, preferably in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA strongly preferred.
  • 8+ years of experience in finance and accounting roles, preferably in a CPG organization.
  • Detail-orientated with the ability to see the bigger picture and operate strategically. 
  • Capable of multi-tasking, prioritizing, and managing multiple projects in a dynamic work environment.
  • Project management skills as part of implementing business process changes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively communicate in a clear and concise manner.
  • Excellent attention to detail, and a high level of accuracy.
  • Advanced Excel skills – strong ability to understand data structures, manipulate large volumes of data, build models, and generate insights.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; aptitude building internal/external relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with cross-functional teams, including Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, Human Resources, IT, Accounting, Audit, and Financial Reporting
  • Experience with US GAAP, and SOX preferred.



About Us:

You know our brands. You love our brands. You just may not know they are ours.

If you have touched a PowerA® gaming controller, a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, or a Kensington® computer mouse, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation. With annual revenues of over $2 Billion, ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO) designs, markets, manufactures and sells branded academic, consumer and business products globally. The power of our brands, our unmatched global customer reach, and our strategic market strengths put us in a position to achieve global leadership and growth. We're proud of our long history of industry leadership and innovation and are focused on delivering exceptional value to our customers by providing unique, cutting-edge, branded products.

Apply now and build a successful future with ACCO Brands.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

At ACCO Brands, we are committed to providing an environment of fairness and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, physical and mental disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. ACCO Brands believes that a diverse and inclusive work environment is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.



Accommodation for applicants with disabilities will be provided in all parts of the recruiting process as required under the ACCO Brands Canada AODA policy.  Applicants are asked to make their needs known in advance.