This has never been done before. We are creating culture based on our values and we want to hire people who feel a sense of ownership and responsibility to demonstrate that cannabis can enhance the lives of Canadians and their communities.
National Access Cannabis (NAC) is a unique health care service provider that specializes in prescribing medical cannabis and provides members with ongoing education and care. We work alongside Health Canada and licensed producers to help qualifying patients gain access to their license, as well as provide resources and support on using medical cannabis in their day-to-day routine. NAC has developed a strong history of effectively delivering secure, safe, and responsible access to legal cannabis for thousands of Canadian patients and our business model will be effectively replicated for the recreational cannabis retail space with a new brand, Meta Cannabis Supply Co (META™).
At NAC/META our philosophy is simple. Creating a customer experience that is unique and tailored to you. We offer customers a safe and responsible journey. We aim to educate and raise awareness about cannabis and the products we stock. Our stores are our homes, we take pride in our appearance and creating a welcoming space for our guests to have access to our knowledge, experience and advice.
National Access Cannabis welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities, as such reasonable accommodations are available upon request from a candidate with a disability, thus ensuring you can take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If as a qualified job applicant, you request an accommodation, National Access Cannabis will consult with you and provide reasonable accommodations according to your accessibility needs.
The Accounting coordinator will provide support to National Access Cannabis Medical finance team and operations. The incumbent will support and carry out accounting functions relating to NAC's medical operations.
You will be primarily responsible for the accuracy of financial data as it pertains to medical clinic operations, performance, rent, fixed assets, sales and administrative costs and inter-company allocations.
The role will also be responsible for compliance work as it relates to business licenses, sales and property taxes and store audits. Key to the success in this role is an ability to evaluate feedback and improve processes.
What you bring:
A strong accounting background, in a healthcare setting
Exceptional administrative, time management and organizational skills
Sound judgment and excellent analytical thinking, planning, prioritization and execution skills
Proven business acumen and negotiation skills
Professional demeanor with excellent communication skills both written and verbally
Tactful and discreet; ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
Flexible with a “can-do” and “no task is too big or too small” attitude
Excellent problem-solving capabilities
Strong command of the English language
Strong written, communication, computer, and organizational skills
Superior attention to detail and accuracy and excellent follow-up skills
Highly motivated and detailed orientated
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Duties and responsibilities
Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, primary responsibilities of the Accounting Coordinator are to:
Champion the culture of NAC Medical and a positive work environment.
Provide in-depth financial review of cost center accounts
Facilitate insightful weekly and monthly meetings with the operations team to keep them apprised of their financial metrics
Interpret financial information to make process improvement suggestions
Perform other duties as assigned to support National Access Cannabis.
Assist with year-end audit file preparation, audit queries and financial statements.
Assist with Business license, property tax and store audit compliance.
Provide support to the tax team as it pertains corporate and other audits.
Prepare monthly reconciliations of stock inventory and product cycle counts.
Identify and remedy accounting issues under IFRS, such as completeness and accuracy of revenue recognition, costing of inventory, capitalization vs. expense, or other issues
Ensure that effective and appropriate internal control frameworks are in place at Retail Division and that Corporate Policies are being followed.
Ensure the accurate and timely recording of accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, and payroll for Retail Division, and related payments.
Work in collaboration with senior management to prepare the annual budget, monthly forecasts and all relevant variance analysis.
Skills & Experience
Experience with accounting and/or enterprise reporting systems in a healthcare environment.
Knowledge of financial concepts and principles.
Knowledge of accounting software and applications.
Large company reporting experience under IFRS considered as asset
Self-motivated, proactive and results oriented
Ability to interpret financial reports, ledgers, graphs and tables.
Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.
Strong problem solving and critical thinking.
Experience with compliance (business licenses, personal property tax, sales tax)
Healthcare finance experience
Flexible and able to prioritize tasks
Strong work ethic and proven ability to meet deadlines
Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of the organization
Superior spreadsheets skills and strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Broad knowledge and understanding of business processes and business systems.
Ability to tolerate a high degree of ambiguity, ability to work in highly dynamic, ever-changing environment while meeting deadlines.
Working Environment & Travel
Fast paced office environment that requires a high attention to detail.
Must be able to communicate effectively and build relationships with customer base and external vendors.
Ability to multi-task and be a contributing team player.
Required Education and Experience
University/College degree in accounting.
3+ years of financial and accounting experience in a healthcare environment.
Pursuing accounting designation is an asset.
This Job might be for you if:
You enjoy offering a first-class customer service
You love daily challenges and offering creative solutions
Things change, and you know how to roll with the punches
You have exceptional organizational skills to handle multiple competing priorities
You can think on your feet
You can stay focused, so nothing falls through the cracks on your watch
You can work with people positively in a fast paced, high expectation environment
You feel, if anything is worth doing, it’s worth doing right, every single time
You pay attention to all the details, no matter how minor
You stay cool under pressure and don’t get flustered easily
You do not know the answer, you will dig until you find it
We would love to hear from you if:
You can communicate clearly and speak eloquently
You can explain just about anything, to anyone
You are motivated and driven
You volunteer for new challenges, without waiting to be asked
You take ownership of the time you spend with us and truly make a difference
This is an evolving position as such, the responsibilities and the job title may shift to reflect a change in requirements and responsibilities.
How to apply:
If you are interested in this position and can demonstrate that you meet the requirements defined in the job description, please put #chooseme on your resume or cover letter, continue scrolling to complete our online application form and then click "Apply Now".
Message to Agencies
National Access Cannabis does not accept unsolicited telephone calls, emails, referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates.
We will not consider unsolicited telephone calls, emails, referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. The submission of referrals or resumes by anyone other than a candidate directly to National Access Cannabis employees is not welcome. Unsolicited referrals and resumes sent to National Access Cannabis are deemed gratuitous, and the company will not be obligated or bound in any way to pay any referral or other fee if a person referred to us from a source other than a candidate is hired.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, resumes will be accepted from approved vendors who have written agreements in place with National Access Cannabis, and then only to the extent such agreement covers a specified position and, if required by such agreement, the submission of resumes by the vendor has been authorized in writing by National Access Cannabis for such specified position. Any resume submitted in the absence of a signed agreement will become the property of National Access Cannabis and no fee shall be due for any candidate that may be subsequently hired.