Manager, Accounting

LeafWires Toronto, ON 2022-09-19 $93k - $150k - Full-time
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The Company

At Canopy Growth, our mission is clear: improve lives, end cannabis prohibition, and strengthen communities. We believe that cannabis can be a force for good. We're building a consumer-centric organization that is focused on sharing the transformational potential of cannabis with the world. We will achieve this through an innovative and disruptive portfolio of cannabis and hemp-derived products.

With millions of square feet of licensed production capacity and operations spanning four continents, Canopy Growth is the world's leading cannabis and hemp company. We recognize that employees are at the core of our success, and we take pride in a corporate culture that emphasizes inclusiveness, collaboration, and diversity.

Our employees come from a wide range of backgrounds, each bringing their own unique skills and talents to the table, working together to continue our incredible momentum of growth. If you are interested in building global challenger brands, scaling a business, and working in a values-driven environment, we want to hear from you

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Director, Accounting – North America, the Manager, Accounting will be responsible for leading the financial monthly close for various legal entities, including the day-to-day accounting tasks and monthly reconciliations.


• Facilitate and manage the month-end close process and prepare financial statements

• Work closely with the operations team to ensure accurate and timely reporting of inventory balances

• Review and approve various monthly reconciliations

• Analyze financial statements monthly and report on variances versus budget/prior year/forecast as required

• Work closely with the accounts payable and accounts receivable teams and ensure continuous communication and follow-up with key outstanding customers and vendors

• Lead the tax and other compliance filings

• Responsible for ensuring compliance with internal control requirements

• Oversee the monthly expense report process, ensuring submissions are timely, expenses are properly classified, and accounts are properly reconciled

• Other projects as assigned


• Accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA or CGA) strongly desired

• Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting/Business or equivalent

• 5-7 years of accounting experience

• Experience in cost accounting or a manufacturing environment an asset

• Demonstrated understanding of US GAAP

• Proficiency in Excel and ERP experience required, experience with SAP or Sage a definite asset

• Experience in a public company and SOX experience ideal

• Excellent communications skills and ability to communicate and influence all levels in the organization including a broad base of finance and business partners

• Initiative and results oriented and strong attention to detail and accuracy

• Critical thinker and strong problem-solving skills

• Ability to lead, direct and manage a team

• Proficiency in planning and prioritization and ability to multi-task

• Ability to build productive relationships

Other Details

This is a full-time role based out of Ottawa or Toronto.

We appreciate your interest, and promise to review all applications, but we will only be contacting those who best fit the requirements.

We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodation, please notify your Talent Acquisition Partner. Please note, the chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete background and reference checks