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A.C. Lighting Inc. is a member of the worldwide “AC Group of companies”, one of the world’s largest suppliers of professional lighting and associated equipment to the entertainment industry.

A.C. Lighting Inc. is dedicated to supplying North America world-class lighting and associated rigging technologies for the theater, film, television, worship, exhibition, and commercial markets.


Accountant


Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Accountant will be responsible for month-end GL closing, budgeting, and year-end review processes. Daily and monthly functional accounting responsibilities are combined with process improvements and implementation of internal controls. Additional responsibilities include working closely with operations management regarding cost control and management and presenting monthly financials to senior management to provide an update on monthly expenses for Operations and Supply Chain budgets.

To be considered for this role, please complete an assessment. https://go.cultureindex.com/p/PYKjKz08e9YJ9UnKU6Z

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the month-end closing process - ensuring month-end entries are processed accurately and on a timely basis
  • Perform account reconciliations, account analysis, accrual calculations, and other related accounting documents/schedules
  • Partner with operations to ensure all revenue and costs are accurately recorded by division and by business
  • Analyze results and clearly communicate key drivers of variances to prior year and plan numbers
  • Grow financial performance through analysis of financial results, forecasts, variances, and trends
  • Identify and drive process improvements. This includes but not limited to the creation of reports, tools, and dashboards
  • Assist with the development, documentation, and implementation of effective controls, policies, and procedures
  • Maintain a strong financial analysis foundation by tracking data trends for creating forecasts and models
  • Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking
  • Participate in special projects to improve process efficiency and performance
  • Participate in systems migrations, implementations, and other IT projects
  • Preparation of monthly government remittances (HST, GST)
  • Assist with the preparation of Duty Drawbacks
  • Financial modelling for new business opportunities
  • Ad-hoc tasks as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Postsecondary degree in a business and/or accounting program
  • CPA, CMA, CGA Designation would be an asset
  • 5 + years of relevant experience in an Accounting/Finance role
  • 2 to 5 years of Distribution, Supply Chain, Logistics experience an asset
  • Working knowledge/experience with ERP systems
  • Strong ability to plan, prioritize, and take action against multiple duties and responsibilities simultaneously
  • Experience with Inventory is a great asset
  • Ability to form relationships and work through and influence business stakeholders
  • Team player with strong people skills and proven ability to build relationships at various levels of the organization
  • Ability to take initiative in recognizing and resolving accounting problems, discrepancies or issues
  • Strong computer literacy, including demonstrated skills with Office 365; Advanced Excel skills are required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

To be considered for this role, please complete an assessment. https://go.cultureindex.com/p/PYKjKz08e9YJ9UnKU6Z

About A.C. Americas

A.C. Americas is a group of companies that distributes world-class lighting and associated technologies for the theater, film, television, worship, exhibition, and commercial markets in North America.

Why Work for AC Americas?

We offer you a challenging job in a fast-growing company with a well-known reputation in the worldwide entertainment industry. You’ll feel that everyone around you is pulling together to get things done, whether you’re working in the office or the warehouse. We wouldn’t be where we are today without our people. As one of the largest single-source suppliers of leading-edge technologies and high-quality solutions, we are excited about the company's future, and we want you to be part of our success story. We encourage your opportunities for career growth and develop your talents. We also offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a bunch of fun colleagues.

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Wellness program

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Application question(s):

  • Are you legally entitled to work in Canada?
  • Will you , now or in the future, require visa sponsorship to continue working in Canada?
  • Do you have experience working in any of the following industries - supply chain, logistics, distribution, manufacturing?
  • Do you have minimum 2 years' experience dealing with financial statement analysis?
  • Do you have at least 3 years experience with full cycle accounting?

Experience:

  • Accounting: 5 years (required)

Work Location: In person, Mississauga, ON

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


Payroll & Accounts Payable Administrator


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Responsibilities

A.  PROCESS US AND CDN PAYROLL FOR BOTH A.C. AMERICAS AND SPECTRUM MANUFACTURING BY:

  • Maintain records of employee attendance, leave and overtime to calculate pay and benefit entitlements, using manual or computerized systems.
  • Prepare and verify statements of earnings for employees, indicating gross and net salaries and deductions such as taxes, CPP, EI, garnishments, RRSP, and benefit plans.
  • Prepare employee payments and benefit payments by cheque or electronic transfer.
  • Complete, verify and process ROE forms and documentation for administration of benefits such as, leaves, or termination.
  • Prepare T4 statements and other statements.
  • Provide information to employees on payroll matters, and answer all employee payroll related questions.
  • Compile statistical reports, statements, and summaries related to WSIB and benefits accounts.
  • Prepare employer’s government payments such as WSIB, CPP, EI and benefit insurance providers for both Canada and the USA.
  • Calculate and report WSIB annual reports.
  • Prepare and balance period-end reports and reconcile issued payrolls with Ceridian payroll reports and bank statements.
  • Prepare Canadian and US payroll year end procedures.

B. Accounts Payable and Additional Clerical Support By:

  • Code, total, batch, enter, verify and reconcile transactions for all accounts payable with purchase orders, packing slips, invoices, and bank statements in a computerized ledger system.
  • Ensure that all invoices are recorded accurately and in a timely manner
  • Prepare cheques for all authorized payment to vendors and employee expenses.
  • Prepare for mailing all cheques for accounts payable, including maintaining the stock of company stamps.
  • Maintain and process all petty cash payments
  • Maintain vendor records and work with vendors to resolve payment issues, including requesting proof of delivery and necessary documentation.
  • Perform related clerical duties, such as word processing, maintaining filing and record systems, faxing and photocopying.
  • Provide clerical assistance to the Accounting Supervisor, when required
  • Provide information for audit requests lists during annual year end audit
  • Provide any reports or documentation require by the Directors of the UK operation.
  • Reconcile, adjust and maintain balance sheet accounts annually; such as prepaid expense accounts and monthly Accounts Receivable and Payables.
  • Reception Back up
  • Other tasks assigned by Accounting Supervisor and or CFO

C. ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE (Back Up) BY:

  • Calculate, prepare and issue documents related to accounts such as invoices, inventory reports, account statements and other financial statements using computerized and manual systems.
  • Prepare customer invoices on a daily basis including all shipping and applicable taxes.
  • Forward all invoices to clients via email or fax.
  • Prepare and send weekly account statements to clients via email or fax, as needed.
  • Prepare customer credit memos and all accounts receivable adjustments.
  • Forward all daily invoices, cash receipt report and sales report to the UK office
  • Process Credit Card payments from customers (back-up)
  • Set up new customers in BV and update customers information
  • Perform collection duties for ACIUS, ACCAN & SMI and prepare Collection spreadsheet and collections reports
  • Maintain current customer’s information and set up new customer accounts in the accounting computerized software.

Qualifications

  • Payroll experience is a must - a minimum of 3 years.
  • Post Secondary education
  • A/R and A/P practiced for a minimum of 3 years related experience and/or training
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the skill and/or ability required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • MS Word and Excel and MS Outlook
  • Knowledge of payroll standards for government remission
  • Knowledge of payroll software
  • Knowledge of business principles in areas of A/R and A/P
  • Professional work ethic
  • Ability to work well independently or as part of a team
  • Experience in customer service and client relationships
  • Bilingual in English and French, an asset but not required
  • Experience with Acumatica and Business Vision an asset, but not required

Why Work for AC Americas?

We offer you a challenging job in a fast-growing company with a well-known reputation in the worldwide entertainment industry. You’ll get the feeling that everyone around you is pulling together to get things done, whether you’re working in the office or in the warehouse. We wouldn’t be where we are today without our people. As one of the largest single-source suppliers of leading-edge technologies and high-quality solutions, we are excited about the company's future, and we want you to be part of our success story. We encourage your opportunities for career growth and develop your talents. We also offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a bunch of fun colleagues.


To be considered for this position, please be sure to:


Marketing Coordinator


Are you creative and versatile and want to learn from past experiences and improve them?  Do you enjoy making digital content and writing copy to reach a targeted audience?

If you enjoy the experience of a concert, theatre production, or your favourite TV show or movie, consider joining A.C. Americas as our Marketing Coordinator. Learn how these important experiences use lighting to create the experience. Be part of the backstage action working for a large Entertainment Lighting and Audio-Visual product distributor.  

As Marketing Coordinator, you will thrive organizing events, creating digital and print content, and executing marketing activities according to the strategic marketing plan. You will be responsible for maintaining digital platforms, including social media, HubSpot, and websites, and reviewing their analytics to take the company to the next level. This role reports to the Marketing Manager.

Role Highlights:

  • Social Media Management
  • Content Creation
  • Event Organization
  • CRM Marketing Campaigns, creating emails, landing pages, lead generation

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in Marketing, including digital marketing, from an accredited College/University
  • Two years of marketing experience, including working experience with digital marketing, event planning, communications, and analytics
  • Hands-on experience using Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office, HubSpot CRM

Why Work for AC Americas?

We offer you a challenging job in a fast-growing company with a well-known reputation in the worldwide entertainment industry. You’ll get the feeling that everyone around you is pulling together to get things done, whether you’re working in the office or in the warehouse. We wouldn’t be where we are today without our people. As one of the largest single-source suppliers of leading-edge technologies and high-quality solutions, we are excited about the future of the company, and we want you to be part of our success story. We encourage your opportunities for career growth and develop your talents. We also offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a bunch of fun colleagues.


To be considered for this position, please be sure to:


Customer Service Representative


TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE, PLEASE COMPLETE A QUICK PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT. SEE THE LINK BELOW. THIS WILL HELP US TO GET TO KNOW YOU BETTER.

https://go.cultureindex.com/p/Wb5VdmUi6F

The ideal candidate loves talking to people and proactively solving issues. You will be responsible for converting customers into passionate evangelists

Responsibilities

  • Support sales process with full cycle coordination (quote to invoice), for USA and Canadian Sale Reps.
  • Order processing (end to end) of Client orders, including shipping from local distribution center, 3PL distribution center and coordination of Purchase Orders for drop shipments, and custom orders and stock orders.
  • Verify order, part, shipment and billing accuracy.
  • Coordinating shipping and tracking of orders in North America.
  • Return order processing.
  • Maintain current client information.
  • Work and communicate with our internal teams (Purchasing, Accounting, Sales, Service and Shipping).

Qualifications

  • A Great Attitude!
  • 2-5 years of related experience in Sales Process Support, order entry, customer service and client relationships.
  • Computer proficiency, MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), ERP, CRM and database concepts.
  • Professional communication skills (internal and external clients).
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Detail-oriented and able to multitask, prioritize and meet tight deadlines.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Nice to have

  • Procurement/Supply Chain experience.
  • ERP systems Business Vision and Acumatica
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

A.C. Americas is a group of companies that distributes world-class lighting and associated technologies for the theater, film, television, worship, exhibition, and commercial markets in North America.

Our next Customer Service Representative enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, and enjoying a variety in tasks. They are proactive, not waiting for things to come to them.

We are actively pursuing an amiable, conscientious go-getter to join our Customer Service team to support US and Canadian sales representatives and, ultimately, our clients. With your meticulous nature, you will actively process quotes, sales orders, and purchase orders on top of ensuring day-to-day client requirements are met.

Ultimately, keeping our sales team free to go after new business and keep clients happy will be your secret to success. If you like helping others and are accountable for your actions with a drive to deliver results, we cannot wait to hear from you!

Why Work for AC Americas?

We offer you a challenging job in a fast-growing company with a well-known reputation in the worldwide entertainment industry. You’ll feel that everyone around you is pulling together to get things done, whether you’re working in the office or the warehouse. We wouldn’t be where we are today without our people. As one of the largest single-source suppliers of leading-edge technologies and high-quality solutions, we are excited about the company's future, and we want you to be part of our success story. We encourage your opportunities for career growth and develop your talents. We also offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a bunch of fun colleagues.

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE, PLEASE COMPLETE A QUICK PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT. SEE THE LINK BELOW. THIS WILL HELP US TO GET TO KNOW YOU BETTER.

https://go.cultureindex.com/p/Wb5VdmUi6F

A.C. Americas is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted or alternatively you may contact Human Resources.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Mississauga, ON L5A 2W4: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
  • Will you now or in the future require visa sponsorship to continue working in Canada?
  • Do you have experience dealing with ground/express and international shipments?

Education:

  • Minimum completion of college diploma in Business Administration or equivalent experience.

Experience:

  • Order processing: 2 years (required)
  • Customer service: 2 years (required)

Work Location: In person


How to Apply


We are always looking for great talent!

If you don't see what you're looking for, we still welcome general applications.

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