Accounting Manager – Raffi Jewellers Inc. – Client Opportunity

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Raffi Jewellers Inc. of Cambridge is seeking an enthusiastic and proficient new Accounting Manager. You’ll manage the back-office functions of Raffi, ensuring appropriate oversight of accounting, payroll and administration. You’ll further play an important governance function to make certain there is a high level of control over financial activities within the business. If you are well-organized with excellent written and verbal communication skills and is out-going with a sense of humour we want you to submit your resume.


At Raffi Jewellers we like to say that we are in the business of creating memories and lasting relationships with our clients. We’re dedicated to a set of core values that actively drive our daily business and do whatever it takes to satisfy the customer, always acting in their best interest. We are committed to upholding our promises and strongly believe in the values of honesty, integrity and care.



+ Establish and maintain chart of accounts and coding system

+ Responsible to enter:

+ all invoices and credit notes

+ all bank transactions and balancing (monthly)

+ sales for month end and balancing each account

+ Process sales transactions (ensuring all money in is balanced)

+ Balance all lay-away transactions, enter store credits and balance

+ Enter cash drops and balance (anything taken out of the till as cash drop)

+ Balance monthly statements and follow-up on missing invoices and credit notes

+ Support audits

+ Prepare and submit WSIB, CRA, HST (monthly)

+ Perform other regular accounting tasks (recording fixed assets, depreciation, allowances, etc.)

+ For advertising, collect and prepare proofs for advertising for co-op reimbursement

+ Perform wire transactions for vendors and complete month end activities

Reporting and Financial Analysis

+ Ensure relevant sales reports are generated and perform analysis on sales, identify trends

+ Run financial statements and reports (this includes: vendor sales, month to date cashier reports, profit and loss, balance statements, cash flows).

+ Provide required reports to financiers, mall, etc.

+ Monitor covenants and cash flow

+ Prepare reports quarterly for the bank (financial statements, borrowing certificates)

+ Request inventory audits (2X per year)

+ Liaise with financial institutions and external accountants

+ Maintain the records needed for personal tax filing for CEO and COO

+ Provide ongoing input on policies, systems and payables. Coordinate the purchase of non-merchandised items

Payroll and Benefits

+ Manage bi-weekly payroll

+ Manage hourly payroll for:

+ Properties |MODALINA magazine |Pandora

Cost Accounting

+ Plan, study and collect data to determine costs of business activities such as raw material purchases, inventory and labour for Raffi Jewellers and, in time, 4GAR investments, Inc.

+ Analyze data collect and record results

+ Analyze changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost

+ Record cost information for use in controlling expenditures

+ Analyze audits of costs and prepare reports

+ Make estimates of new and proposed product costs

+ Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products, inventory or services

+ Develop and maintain a Cost Accounting System

+ Manage the process doe conducting physical inventories and monitor cycle counts

Day to Day

+ Maintain electronic and hardcopy filing

+ Collaborate with Controller to ensure transparency and share best practices

+ Train associates to develop professionally and assist with coverage of Accounting Manager role

Ideal Cut Properties

+ Manage all aspects of accounting and bookkeeping capabilities for property management

+ Manage and review property leases

+ CAM reconciliations

+ Collect rent – Accounts Receivable

+ Prepare financial statements and other tasks as they become relevant


+ Provide accounting support to MODALINA and 4GAR; in particular accounts receivable and all other necessary accounting functions.


+ Post secondary education in Accounting or Finance

+ CPA designation

+ 5+ years of experience in a designated accounting capacity

+ Experience in payroll and property management accounting preferred

+ Excellent organizational and problem solving skills;

+ Meticulous attention-to-detail

+ Manages time effectively

+ Strong analytical skills

+ Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills

This position is required to report into the office. Full COVID-19 precautionary measures are in place.

Successful candidates will be required to complete a satisfactory background and reference check.

We are committed to fair and equitable recruiting practices. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to come forward at any stage of the recruitment process to request accommodations if needed. We will consult with you and create processes that provide individuals with disabilities the best possible recruitment experience.

System ID: 2021-12211

Job Type (EN): Full Time

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries) (EN): Business and Professional Services

Career Level (EN): Experienced

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