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Blackline Safety Corp., a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products, is seeking an Accounting Manager to join its team based in Enderby, Leicestershire UK.

 This is a full-time position where a motivated and talented individual can join a developing team in a fast-paced and fluid environment. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: BLN) with headquarters in Calgary, Canada. More information about Blackline and its unique safety solutions can be found at www.blacklinesafety.com.

 Job Summary

Working closely alongside the senior management team of its Wearable Technologies subsidiary in Enderby, UK, this position will report to the Director, Accounting & Corporate Controller at Blackline headquarters in Calgary, Canada, with frequent interaction with the Chief Financial Officer and Director, Finance.

Wearable Technologies Limited is a UK leading IoT company that has developed an end-to-end Connected Worker Solution, that has smart garment, hardware, software, firmware, and data analytics capabilities needed to deliver an end-to-end platform to large enterprise customers in the utilities, construction, logistics and transport industries. Its solution is marketed under the name Eleksen (www.eleksen.com) and enables the real-time monitoring of workers which improves worker safety and their health and increases productivity.

The Accounting Manager will be responsible for operational accounting and finance tasks for the Company, including the following key responsibilities:

Responsibilities

  • Manage the Company’s accounting function to maintain accurate and timely financial reporting records.
  • Supervise sales order entry and process invoices for the Company’s customers.
  • Oversee debtor management to ensure timely collection of customers payments.
  • Assisting the Sales team with customer billing or service-related matters, including credit applications and reference checks.
  • Review and approval of supplier invoices by ensuring proper level of authorization obtained and matching of purchase orders to receipts and invoices was completed
  • Produce cash flow analysis for payment runs and coordinate timely payment of vendors with the corporate Accounting & Finance team.
  • Review and approval of employee expense reports and corporate credit card reconciliation, including appropriateness of expense coding, receipt verification and payment preparation.
  • Provide monthly and quarterly reporting packages including financial performance and rolling forecast to corporate office within strict deadlines.
  • Ensure compliance with the Company’s internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Providing all necessary cooperation and support to the Company’s external auditors as may be required regarding the audit of the Company’s financial statements and group consolidated financial statements.
  • Liaise with external payroll provider and ensure proper payroll remittances to HMRC.
  • Supervise and review VAT filings and remittances.
  • Be an active member of the team; coach and develop team members through mentoring, willing to assist peers, work collaboratively, brainstorm issues, complete ad-hoc requests and be flexible in completing tasks.

Qualifications

  • Completion of a relevant post-secondary diploma/degree in Commerce, Accounting or Business Administration.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in an accounting or finance administrative role, including supervisory experience, preferably in a mid sized manufacturing/technology environment.
  • Practical work experience with International Financial Reporting Standards.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic, entrepreneurial and fast-paced work environment, both in the UK and North America.
  • Ability to work independently with excellent organization skills in assuming responsibility for managing multiple priorities.
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm with a focus on providing useful information to make good business decisions in a supportive environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, particularly in light of the phone and online interactions with the overseas corporate office.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word applications, with a willingness to develop a full working knowledge of the Company’s NetSuite ERP system.
  • Ability to travel internationally to work onsite with the Company’s Corporate Accounting & Finance team.

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