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Manager Finance Accounting & Control

156684 Requisition ID:  156684 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Accounting and Control 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%


Country: Canada (CA) 

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

City: Stellarton / Dartmouth / Mississauga / Calgary / Montreal

Location: Foord St. Office 

Postal Code: B0K 1S0 


Our family of 127,000 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 a Manager, Finance Accounting and Control to join our Finance department based out of our offices in Nova Scotia, Ontario, Alberta, or Bristish Columbia.

Job Description

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

  • Provide guidance/assistance to employees completing financial statements and/or any required follow-up items 
  • Oversee/complete the period-end process, controls, and procedures
  • Review working papers that support account balances
  • Facilitate the internal and external audit of accounts and balances
  • Apply business and financial expertise to assist in resolution of complex issues
  • Reviewing and validating balance sheets for completeness and accuracy
  • Ensure compliance with CEO/CFO certification, and compliance with Sobeys Inc. accounting policies and IFRS
  • Work towards harmonizing processes and cost control and efficiencies
  • Foster an environment that encourages employee engagement and motivates team members to perform at their best 
  • Identify individual development needs and provide coaching, support and direction in terms of on-the-job learning and formal training to create development plans that address gaps
  • Lead by example by focusing on personal career development and pursuing opportunities to increase relevant knowledge and skills
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, where colleagues in your department are encouraged and recognized for generating and implementing innovative ideas
  • Collaborate and work with FP&A, Shared Services, Treasury
  • Support Sobeys talent management succession planning strategy, by ensuring people are identified and have action plans in place that align to individual and organizational needs




Job Requirements

Your experience and resume will show us:

  • A minimum of 8 years experience in Accounting or related field
  • University Degree in Business and/or Diploma
  • MBA or accounting designation (CPA) preferred 
  • Finance experience in the retail sector preferred
  • Knowledge of SAP preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (particularly Excel and PowerPoint)

Benefits of Working at Sobeys
Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as:
•    Growing organization
•    Competitive salary
•    Ongoing Training & Development
•    Opportunity for internal mobility to other departments and/or promotions (for employees who are strong performers)


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.



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