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Manager Finance - Accounting & Control

Requisition ID:  170647 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Accounting and Control 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia; Alberta; British Columbia; Ontario; Québec  

City: Dartmouth / Calgary / Vancouver / Mississauga / Montreal

Location: Dartmouth Office, Calgary Office, King St. Office, Bureau de Québec, Tahoe Cafe, Vancouver Office 

Postal Code: B2Y 4B1 


Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.



Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have a full-time opportunity for an Manager Finance - Accounting & Control. This role can be based out of one our main offices including: Stellarton, NS; Mississauga, ON; Alberta, AB; Quebec, QC.

Job Description


As a Manager Finance - Accounting & Control with Sobeys, you will:


•    Reviewing and validating financial statements for completeness and accuracy
•    Oversee/complete the period-end process, controls, and procedures
•    Review working papers that support account balances.
•    Provide guidance/assistance to employees completing financial statements and/or any required follow-up items
•    Facilitate the internal and external audit of accounts and balances
•    Ensure compliance with CEO/CFO certification, and compliance with Sobeys Inc. accounting policies and IFRS
•    Apply business and financial expertise to assist in resolution of complex issues
•    Work towards harmonizing processes and cost control and efficiencies
•    Prepare various analytical and ad-hoc reports
•    Foster an environment that encourages employee engagement and motivates team members to perform at their best

Job Requirements


Your experience and resume will show us:


•    A minimum of 8 years’ experience in Accounting or related field
•    University Degree and Accounting Designation (CPA) 
•    Knowledge of SAP preferred
•    Advanced Microsoft Office skills (particularly Excel and PowerPoint)
•    Solid analytical and problem solving skills
•    Proven time management, organization, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills
•     Ability to anticipate issues and recommend appropriate actions

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.