Corporate Compliance Accountant

Exertis | Jam

Exertis | Jam

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Job description

Choosing JAM Industries, means joining the largest distributor of consumer electronic goods, pro-audio equipment and musical instruments in the WORLD. Since 1972, our love of music has driven us towards continuous innovation which has allowed us to stay true to our mission of delivering ONLY the best customer service! To learn more about JAM Industries, please visit our Web site at: .

JAM Industries, Making the world sound better, one brand at a time! Do these words sound like music to your ears?

Recently, the company has undergone tremendous growth and expansion through acquisitions. We are currently seeking a talented, resourceful, confident candidate to join our finance team as Corporate Compliance Accountant.

Based at our Head Office in Montreal, Quebec, the Corporate Compliance Accountant will be responsible for assisting the Vice-President Corporate Accounting & Compliance with financial and tax compliance, reporting, review, and analysis for all companies in the group in Canada and in the US.


  • Ensure accuracy of financial statements;

  • Perform review of month end reporting;

  • Complete the Monthly Reporting Pack sent to Head Office;

  • Approve account reconciliations;

  • Ensure reporting is in compliance with the appropriate GAAP (IFRS/ASPE) and with corporate accounting policies and standards;

  • Assist in the analysis of results and explain variances;

  • Coordinate year–end audit file preparation for each audited entity and ensure that an appropriate audit file is prepared;

  • Liaise with the internal and external auditors on audit issues;

  • Assist the Corporate Controller with external audits (any government audits – income tax and commodity taxes, CSST, etc…);

  • Assist in tax compliance matters both Canadian and US;

  • Review months end intercompany balances and reconcile variances;

  • Participate in special projects;

  • Address punctual requests from the management team;

  • Approve of all journal entries;

  • Bookkeeping of various holding companies.


The preferred candidate should have:

  • Audit experience, preferably achieved through internship at a recognized accounting firm;

  • Knowledge of accounting principles, including both IFRS and ASPE;

  • 5 to 7 seven years of similar experience, either in an external CA firm or in industry;

  • A good understanding of income tax (Canadian and US) and sales tax principles;

  • Experience with JD Edwards accounting software systems;

  • Perfectly bilingual;

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, Power Point).

Come JAM with us… we not only work hard, but play just as hard. Want to take your career to the next level? Click here to view all of our current openings! Exertis-JAM Home - Jam Industries (

Ready to join our team?

  • We got your health in check – we offer a wide range of competitive group benefits such Health & Dental, Vision, Life, Critical Illness, Short and Long-Term Disability as well as a generous wellness incentive and an Employee Assistance Program;

  • RRSP matching program;

  • We value work life balance and offer a causal and fun environment;

  • Lively social calendar…there’s always something for everyone!!

  • Generous employee discount on all of our cool gear;

  • Convenient location with access to free parking;

  • On-going learning opportunities;

  • Not to mention the opportunity to work in a highly talented, winning team!

Come groove with us…we are in pursuit of creative, confident, charismatic go-getters!


While we appreciate your interest, please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

About the employer

For over forty years, the JAM Group of Companies have been building line cards that add value, sales synergy and horsepower to every new vendor we take on.

With over 40,000 SKU’s under management, JAM Group is the “go to company” for music, sound and audio distribution in North America – whether it’s Musical Instruments, Pro Audio and Lighting or Consumer Electronics.

Look to JAM for iconic product lines, the latest in DJ hardware, video walls or market leading consumer products. We’ve got virtually every single channel covered.

Posting date
Job location
Region: Montreal
City: Baie-D'Urfé
Job type
Full time
Employer's industry
Other services (other than public administration)
Years of experience
5 to 7 year(s)
Employee supervision
1 to 5
Annual salary
Not specified
Language proficiency level
French: Advanced
English: Advanced
Application deadline
Ms. Melanie Cournoyer
Exertis | Jam
Exertis | Jam
21000 Trans-Canadienne
Baie-d'Urfé (Quebec)
H9X 4B7

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