Intermediate Accountant

Sears Ranches Group

At the Sears Group of Companies, we pride ourselves on being different. Our offices are located in Southern Alberta’s prime farming and ranching area of the Foothills, in Nanton Alberta. The Sears Group started out as a small family-owned feedlot operation and has grown over the last 100 plus years with operations in ranching, feedlots, trucking, and farming. We provide an excellent opportunity to grow as a member of a dynamic finance team, supporting the business in its vision to provide a sustainable future in Agriculture for both present and future generations in a way that marks excellence in our industry.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Position Overview

We are looking to hire a new Intermediate Accountant to support our growing organization. The role will report to the CFO and be an integral part of the finance organization. The individual will be responsible for accurate and timely financial reporting, preparing annual financial statements and audit working papers in a multi company environment. The individual will also play a key role in the monthly financial reporting cycle including tracking accruals, preparing reconciliations of financial balances and providing analysis of financial results. To be successful in this role, you will need strong leadership skills, financial acumen, an analytical mind and experience in a multi-company environment. The position will be based in our Nanton, AB corporate office.


  • Prepare journal entries, accruals, general ledger reconciliations and other accounting related administration.
  • Perform inter-company transactions and reconciliations including cross-border and multi-currency.
  • Perform all aspects of fixed asset accounting, including preparing depreciation schedules and accounting for capital and operating leases.
  • Prepare, manage and track loan schedules and payments.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly department level expenses and variance reports.
  • Assist with reporting, planning and analysis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of progressive accounting experience
  • Experience with Great Plains preferable
  • Experience with ASPE required
  • Flexibility and adaptable in an ever-changing work environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Technical competence in MS Office, especially MS Excel
  • Proactive with strong problem-solving ability and analytical skills

What we offer

  • Industry competitive compensation package
  • DPSP
  • Extended medical, dental

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

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