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Kal Tire

Operations Accountant

Vernon, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
Operations Accountant

Role Description

The operations Accountant is responsible for monthly reporting of one or more business divisions (e.g., Stores, Warehouses, Retread Plants, Mine Tire Group); coordinating the month end close process and reviewing account reconciliations prepared by Junior Accountants and Accounting Clerks. Throughout the month they will be working closely with the Mining Tire Division while also confirming the integrity of the financial data by ensuring all point-of-sale information has flowed into the Vernon office. This position provides a high level of customer service to the Divisions, Vernon office teams, and management.


P&L Statement Review

• Review business location P&L's.
• Review business division P&L's.


• Distribute monthly management reports via macros (by e-mail and on drives accessible by users).
• Create query and Nvision reports using PeopleSoft.
• Create ad hoc management reports when required to provide more detailed information, and to further assist in decision making.

Maintain accurate financial data

• Ensure POS data agrees to TSS, KINS Vernon office and PeopleSoft.
• Ensure integrity of all journal entries (all are posted).
• Run month-end financial statements.
• Prepare account reconciliations.
• Review account reconciliations prepared by other team members.
• Maintain macros for electronic distribution.
• Prepare lead sheets for year-end audit file, as well as assisting with quarterly Board reporting requirements.
• May carry out additional duties as required


• Seeks opportunities to automate or streamline business processes and collaborates with other business units to improve business processes.
• Mentor junior department members on a day-to-day basis.

Work Experience

• Minimum 3 years' experience in an accounting role.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Aptitude for learning computer applications and accounting systems quickly.
• Strong working knowledge of Excel.
• Experience with full-feature accounting systems.


• Post-secondary degree or diploma or equivalent level of education and experience
• Hold a professional accounting designation or be nearing completion of CPA

Special Requirements

• Occasional Travel required at times.

About Kal Tire
Kal Tire is the largest independently owned tire dealer in Canada with over 250 locations. Our business philosophy centers on exceeding our customers' expectations and relies on our entrepreneurial team members to provide exceptional customer service.
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