Location: Headquarters (Toronto), ON, Ontario, Canada 
Requisition ID: 74918 

Schindler stands for mobility. Mobility needs experts.
Join our team in Headquarters (Toronto), ON.

Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators, and related services. Schindler mobility solutions move two billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company's success are over 70,000 employees in more than 100 countries.

With U.S. Headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, and Canadian Headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operating entity of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group. Schindler is one of the leading global manufacturers of elevators, escalators and moving walks. Schindler employs over 5,000 people in more than 230 locations in North America. The company specializes in latest-technology engineering as well as mechanical and micro-technology products designed and rigorously tested for comfort, efficiency and reliability. Schindler products can be found in many well-known buildings throughout Canada, including Scotia Plaza, Bay & Adelaide, Edmonton Arena, Calgary Airport, and Vancouver Canada Line.

Accounting Analyst

Mobility is the goal

The Accounting Analyst is responsible for financial reporting, general ledger reconciliation, treasury, payment and reimbursement system maintenance, accounts payable and receivables, fixed asset & lease accounting and other accounting functions. He/She must possess self-development mentality, solid communication, IT, organizational and analytical skills. He/She ensures the timely processing of month end closing, sales tax filing, weekly bank payments, intercompany clearing, account reconciliation and expense reporting. In addition, the Accountant will support the Head of Accounting and Reporting in budget preparation, income tax filing, internal and external audit, SOX 404 reporting and other finance functions as required.


Finance Support

  • Prepare sales tax return (GST/HST/QST), filing and accounting postings
  • Maintain AMEX card and Concur reimbursement platform for the company employee.
  • Perform weekly payments via banking platforms
  • Exercise monthly cashflow forecast and intercompany account clearing with group affiliates
  • Perform audit fieldwork for both operational and financial audits
  • Assist with annual tax filing process
  • Accountable for special projects as assigned
  • Assist in budget update in SAP



  • Execute month end closing using SAP, particularly FICO and COPA module
  • Perform variance analysis for operating expenses
  • Reconcile affiliate accounts for intercompany confirmation
  • Prepare monthly reports and monitor financial results against budget
  • Support Head of Accounting and Reporting with budget and forecast preparation


General Ledger Maintenance

  • Review and reconcile general ledger accounts and prepare adjusting entries
  • Process accruals and journal entries
  • Create recurring entries for monthly processing, and maintain rental payments
  • Responsible for monthly balance sheet account reconciliation 


Accounts Payable, Receivable and banking

  • Coordinate with Business Service Centre to ensure A/R and A/P are properly processed and reconciled
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliation before monthly closing
  • Process monthly cross charges to other group affiliates
  • Process monthly corporate tax installments
  • Process monthly reconciliation including P-card purchases, cell phone/GPS usage, and fleet charges.

Mobility needs you

  • Post Secondary degree in accounting or finance or related experience in a similar role
  • Enrolment in CPA program
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • SAP knowledge
  • Analytical: Ability to analyze data to develop job costing
  • Communication: Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Detail Oriented: Ability to follow detailed, established procedures
  • Organization: Possess excellent organizational skills
  • Problem Solving: Ability to solve problems independently and collaboratively



Our Commitment


  • Competitive Salary (commensurate with experience)
  • Competitive Incentive Bonus Program
  • Competitive Extended Health, Life, Dental & Vision Plans
  • Generous Paid Time Off Plans 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Competitive Group RRSP with Company Match
  • Ongoing Learning & Career Development in a Supportive Work Environment 
  • By submitting this application, you consent to allow Schindler Elevator Corporation to share your application details (including your personal information) with our third party recruitment partners and affiliate companies.


The budgeted salary range for this role is $56,825 to $71,031.  Pay within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant qualifications, certifications, experience, geographic location and organizational needs.


Do you want to move the future with us?

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At Schindler Group we value inclusion and diversity, and practice equity to create equal opportunities for all. We endeavor that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnic background, color, religious affiliation, union affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, nationality, genetics and health, disability or protected veteran status.



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