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Senior Manager, Accounting Shared Services

Anatolia Tile + Stone

Senior Manager, Accounting Shared Services

Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Anatolia Tile & Stone is a leading importer and distributor of ceramic and stone tile and is a major supplier to some of the largest distributors throughout the United States and Canada. Based in Toronto, Anatolia Tile & Stone is a privately owned 100% Canadian corporation that is growing rapidly. Currently we are looking for an eager, motivated Senior Manager, Accounting Shared Services to join our team.

    Position Summary

    This is a newly created role with the opportunity to work in a fast paced, growing entrepreneurial environment. This senior position is responsible for overseeing the shared service functions of the Finance Department: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll. Primary responsibilities include leading the staff that manager A/P, A/R and Payroll tasks, including vendor/invoice processing, expense processing, commissions calculations, tax compliance and reporting, etc. Additional responsibilities include improving and maintaining processes in the SAP environment, assisting in the month-end close, developing and monitoring KPIs and working with both internal and external customers.

    This role is a key leadership position that will be focused on customer service, process improvement, driving efficiencies and coaching & development of team members. The role will also oversee activities performed by team members in other geographic locations.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Lead the day-to-day activities of the accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll teams

    Manage and administer shared services controls and compliance, assisting with both internal and external audits to ensure complete, timely and accurate responses to information requests

    Bring strategic change within the organization to meet organizational and departmental goals that are implemented in a continuously changing environment

    Ensure excellence in the delivery of internal customer service, accuracy of processing, and adherence to established deadlines

    Develop, implement and maintain systems, SOPs and policies and perform system testing

    Manage CRA and IRS tax compliance reporting in accordance with established schedules; responsible for analyzing/researching tax information to develop and implement effective procedures

    Review biweekly Canadian and US payroll prior to submission and review quarterly commission payments

    Manage the daily operations of the SAP and Laserfiche systems; demonstrating and applying knowledge of all hardware and related software are required to support processes and continuous improvement initiatives

    Research best practices, recommend changes to streamline and automate processes and improve service

    Assist the Director, Finance with accounting functions including maintenance of general ledger and subledgers, journal entries and commitment to optimize and reduce time-to-close

    Conduct a monthly detailed review of aging and all assigned balance sheet accounts, escalating issues as necessary to help mitigate financial risk for the company

    Assist in budgeting and forecasting processes

    Assist with other accounting and business-related projects as required that impact Shared Services

    Leadership & People Management

    Highly collaborative and actively seeks out opportunities to lead and participate in interdepartmental meetings to improve relations, resolve cross functional issues and drive efficiencies

    Proven ability to work independently and cross-functionally to drive projects to completion

    Acts as a catalyst for departmental and organizational change: Influences others to translate vision into action

    Works with a sense of urgency and thrives in a dynamic environment

    Commits to delivering an effortless customer experience for both internal and external stakeholders

    Promotes a climate of positive employee relations by maintaining open communications with departments who rely on the services and support of finance

    Manages and resolves conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner

    Demonstrates an aptitude and passion for leading teams, actively leading by example each day to motivate, inspire and mentor staff to realize goals

    Conducts training regularly and coaches consistently to ensure employees are taught and can apply essential skills and knowledge to the performance of their daily activities with consistency and effectiveness

    Focus on staff development, succession and growth plans

    Hold self and team members accountable and performance manage team members as needed


    10+ years of related experience in Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll

    5+ years of experience in a leadership role; corporate setting experience preferred

    Strong systems knowledge with advanced proficiency with SAP strongly preferred

    Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, SAP and various IT systems

    Distribution, Logistics or Manufacturing environment experience preferred

    Strong collaboration, business partnering and interpersonal skills

    Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic entrepreneurial environment

    Ability to meet deadlines and work efficiently with multiple and conflicting priorities

    High energy, ownership of work and dedication and commitment to driving results

    Deals effectively with pressure and remains optimistic and persistent, even under adversity

    Experience with designing and implementing policies, procedures, and internal controls

    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; understands how to manage risk

    Delivers high-quality services and is committed to continuous improvement

    Makes well-informed, timely decisions, even when data are limited or solutions produce unfavorable results

    Strong written and oral communication skills

    CPA designation preferred but not required for candidates with extensive relevant experience

    Good team leader and team player

    We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. Anatolia Tile & Stone is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process. Anatolia Tile & Stone will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known in advance. Interested applicants should submit their updated resume and application form on or before the posting deadline closes. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those meeting the minimum qualifications will be interviewed.