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Accounting Manager

Date: Mar 23, 2021

Location: Oldcastle, ON, CA

Company: Leggett & Platt

We at Leggett & Platt Automotive are looking for an Accounting Manager to join our growing Automotive Team in Oldcastle, ON.  We are a multi-billion-dollar globally diversified company that designs and manufactures various engineered components and products. Our growing automotive business unit, which exceeds one billion dollars in sales, is comprised of four main product segments with operations on three continents.  Our customers include OEM and Tier 1 automotive companies.


In this role, you will report to the Director of Finance and will be responsible for the cost-efficient operation, supervision, and administration of the finance and accounting department.


If you are looking for a challenging, rewarding opportunity to showcase your expertise, we want you!


What will you be doing?

  • Leads the full scope of accounting processes for a warehouse location (approx. 25 staff)
  • Lead the financial close and reconciliation process, accountable for accuracy and compliance
  • Prepares the 18-month rolling forecast and annual operation plan
  • Responsible for internal and external compliance for audit requirements
  • Ensure that local statutory reporting and tax authority requirements are met
  • Ensures that policies and procedures adhere to a system of internal controls, and serves as the lead for internal and external audit requirements
  • Serves as the primary point of contact with Corporate Accounting, addressing questions and reporting needs
  • Leads, develops, and coaches the local accounting team (3 staff members)


We’re looking for someone with:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related; Professional designation (CMA, CPA); and/or MBA preferred, but not required
  • Minimum 5+ years’ (10+ preferred) of finance/accounting experience in a manufacturing environment (automotive preferred), with at least 2 years of managerial experience
  • Experience in financial close, internal controls, internal and external audit management, ad hoc analysis, management reporting, accounting standards (US GAAP), taxation, treasury, working capital, cash flow management, costing and financial planning
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Elasticity in front of pressure
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills and leadership abilities, employee development experience


Reasons you’ll love it here: Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you’ll fit right in.


Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 22,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


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