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Accounting Supervisor

Posting Start Date: Jul 3, 2019

Location: Kingsey Falls, QC, CA

Company: Cascades


Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products that customers have come to rely on.



Cascades offers a full range of corporate services to assist all the organization’s units across North America. The expertise developed within these teams ensures the professional support our units need to be able to implement best business practices.

Job Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Shared Services General Accounting Leader, the selected accounting supervisor will contribute to the strategic plan of the Shared Services organization by specifically assuming the following responsibilities:
- Support your manager in achieving Shared Services objectives as a coordinator in your field of expertise;
- Coordinate and supervise all tasks related to general accounting activities, including month-end activities, banking transactions, inter-company transactions and capital expenditure management;
- Supervise a team of ten people, optimize and standardize accounting and financial processes;
- Validate the reliability and completeness of the related financial information produced;
- Provide accounting support and guidance to the group's shared services technicians and analysts and business partners;
- Support the leader in applying the internal control structure to reduce operational and/or fraud risks.  Detect any irregularities and take the necessary measures;
- Seek business opportunities and ensure the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives



Bachelor's degree en Accounting ou Finance

Desired experience

The accounting supervisor will have to;
Have 3 to 5 years of experience 
CPA an asset (or in the process of being obtained)
Work experience for Cascades and/or in a shared services and/or manufacturing environment will be considered an important asset
Good understanding of the design and restructuring of financial processes
In-depth knowledge of internal and financial controls
The following technical skills are important 
Understanding of general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable and asset management practices
Global understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) (asset)
Good knowledge of AS/400 and SAP (asset)

Technical competencies

The accounting supervisor will need to have these technical skills;
Good organizational and prioritization skills, rigour and attention to detail
Team leadership and leadership focused on a customer service culture
Excellent ability to analyze and design innovative value-added solutions
Good command of French and English


Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner.


Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both men and women.

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