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Senior Accountant/Controller

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  • Senior Accountant/Controller

    Docupet Inc., Kingston, Ontario

    About DocuPet

    DocuPet, the foremost provider of outsourced pet licensing services for municipalities across North America, is expanding rapidly. Our mission is to provide a safe and happy home for every pet and we need the help of amazing people to achieve that goal.

    Headquartered in Kingston, Ontario, we have recently opened a new office in Syracuse, NY and we are now seeking an experienced senior accountant ready to step up into a Controller role.

    The DocuPet solution includes an easy-to-use online licensing system, branded website and communications, real-time tracking and reporting, fulfillment and customer service, and value-added services for pet owners including our Lost Pet Alert System and Rewards Program.

    Why should you apply?

    DocuPet boasts a fun, vibrant team and work environment. As a fast growing technology company we are continuously presenting new opportunities for motivated, hard working staff. Come show us what you’d bring to our team! A flexible work environment, great location on the waterfront in Kingston and an opportunity to take your career as far as you wish with the company make it a great opportunity for the right person.

    The Position

    Docupet is looking for an experienced senior accountant who is ready to take the next step to a controller role.

    We are expanding rapidly and need a ready-made leader to manage processes, develop new ones, assist with reporting both internally and externally, and generally help us create a high-functioning finance organization that supports the needs of our business operationally with minimal distraction to very busy managers.”


    • Planning, directing and coordinating (owning) all accounting operational functions including:
      • GL Accounting
      • Invoicing, Accounts Receivable and Revenue Reconciliation
      • Accounts Payable and Purchasing
      • Managing internal and outsourced payroll operations
      • Cash Management and Cash Flow planning
    • Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of consolidated business results
    • Coordinating and preparing internal and external financial statements and all necessary filings. Ensuring compliance with reporting requirements.
    • Overseeing and coordinating outsourced US accounting service with a goal to bringing it in-house.
    • Assisting Operations department with registrations, filings and reporting.
    • Coordinating activities of external auditors and tax services.
    • Providing management with information necessary to the decision-making process.
    • Managing the budget implementation and reporting process.
    • Assessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes
    • Creating and evaluating any additional accounting and internal control systems


    • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
    • Experience with creating financial statements
    • Detail oriented and methodical in execution of financial responsibilities
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision while taking ownership of the financial operations of the company and its subsidiaries.
    • Knowledge and experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
    • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills


    Qualifications and Experience

    • 5 or more years experience in increasingly senior accounting positions in small to medium sized businesses.
    • Diploma, degree or professional credentials (CMA, CGA or CA) in accounting a significant plus.
    • Exposure to multinational operations, ability to oversee outsourced financial operations staff and services.
    • Prior experience in software or technology companies a plus.
    • Specific experience with Sage Intacct a plus.
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