Inventory Accountant

Admin · Ottawa, Ontario
Department Admin
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Inventory Accountant


Solink is a different kind of data-analytics software company.  We’ve successfully made surveillance video a source of powerful insight for business owners of franchise and retail chains. We focus on security applications that combat fraud proactively and make it easier for owners to track down problems. Today we focus on loss prevention and in the future, we see every department using video to make data-driven decisions: marketing, operations, even HR.


A job at Solink means working with an amazing team and tackling one of the biggest data problems out there.  We are venture backed and focus on continuous execution to delight our customers.  We have a creative and collaborative work environment, and all of our employees have meaningful equity in the company.


A bit about the role…

The inventory accountant is in charge of overseeing and managing the costs involving Solink’s inventory operations. It is your duty to monitor transactions, update general

ledgers, gather and analyze data, perform audits and assessments, and produce regular

inventory reports.

As an integral member of our FABULOUS finance team, this position requires excellent analytical skills, experience in inventory management and variance analysis with the ability to perform at high levels in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The ideal candidate is coachable, highly organized, has impeccable attention to detail, and demonstrates a STRONG willingness to learn.


WHO YOU ARE:


  • You have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, or possess the necessary relative work experience.
  • You have a minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience, preferably with at least 2 years of inventory management experience.
  • You are proficient in Microsoft Excel/Google Sheets (in-depth Excel knowledge and Intermediate Microsoft Office skills).
  • You have a demonstrated ability to multi-task and succeed in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • You have a significant hands-on experience using a modern ERP system (NetSuite experience is a Plus)
  • You have a solid understanding of manufacturing operations, inventory and cost accounting.
  • You have an extraordinary interpersonal skill to work in conjunction with other departments.
  • You are a team player who also works well independently.


SECURITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Candidates must undergo a criminal records check upon hire;
  • Be a Canadian Citizen (dual citizens included), or eligible to work in Canada;
  • Be willing to comply with Solink’s own security policies and standards.


WHAT WILL YOU DO?


  • You will coordinate the timeliness, accuracy and completeness of period end close activities for inventory and related inventory reserves, including journal entries, account reconciliations and roll-forwards in accordance with reporting deadlines.
  • You will manage end-to-end inventory processes and provide analysis of company performance by collecting, interpreting, and presenting key reports to management.
  • You will collaborate with Accounts Payable, Sales, Support, Operations, and Logistics departments to ensure accurate recording of inventory, offsite equipment and related expenses.
  • You will protect integrity of inventory by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls.
  • You will monitor inventory accounting and related system reports to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • You will assist with the financial audits.
  • You will work closely with the controller(s) to maintain proper financial controls, policies and procedures and ensure compliance with all regulations.


WHAT IS SOLINK?


Solink is transforming conventional data into ‘smart’ data. Solink connects and synchronizes brick-and-mortar business systems like video + Point of Sale data, to create insight into loss prevention, security, and operations issues. We find new and powerful ways for businesses to get real value from the data and footage created daily by their standard systems.


We’re one of Ottawa’s fastest growing companies. We're not just a tech and security company - we are rapidly evolving the way that we use and think about video security, data analytics and technology. We're enhancing the status quo to positively impact clients and customers' businesses.


We’re on a steep growth trajectory, which means lots to do, lots to learn, and lots to experience! What an exciting adventure ahead - and our Solinkians make the greatest travel companions… 

Solink thrives because of our team; we know that in our business and in our daily work, people make all the difference. We’re looking for people who are driven by curiosity, hungry to innovate and striving to make an impact. 


WHY WORK AT SOLINK? 


Working with us means you’ll be working for a company that values your input and allows you to bring your ideas to life.  We offer a collaborative, creative, supportive work environment with a culture that is undeniably fun… 


All that - PLUS we offer…..


  • Flexibility in your chosen hours of work by helping you get "stuff" done (encourages that work life balance);
  • Opportunities for growth based on merit, skill, and initiative;
  • Friendly, welcoming and team-oriented atmosphere that fosters collaboration;
  • Creative and innovative environment that mentors, supports, motivates and inspires you to make an impact;
  • Interesting and exciting assignments ranging in size, type and complexity;
  • An “open-door” policy where communication and brainstorming is encouraged;
  • A really positive and fun environment working with an incredibly ENERGETIC team;
  • Competitive salary reviewed annually;
  • Fully paid Health / dental benefits offered immediately (an additional $500 spending account for items that aren’t covered in our AMAZING benefits program);
  • Monthly reimbursement toward a health and wellness; 
  • Extracurricular SOLINKIAN social events (annual “solink-o de mayo”, so-learns, sports teams,  so-lunches, team builders, and much more)
  • Please note: We operate in a hybrid approach.

We know that everyone has different experiences and that’s what makes all of us so unique. Solink is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re looking at building our team of great people and we know that comes in various forms. We are committed to a diverse and representative workforce, an open and inclusive work environment and we encourage all candidates with interest to apply. We will provide accommodation on request through all parts of the selection process.


HOW TO APPLY?


Please submit your cover letter and resume addressed to JarJar Binx outlining why you would be the right fit for this position.  


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  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Department
    Admin
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level