Kongsberg Maritime Inc.

Junior Accountant - GCS Canada

Kongsberg Maritime (KM) is an international company with job opportunities worldwide. The company is a market leader in systems for propulsion, positioning, autonomy, surveying, navigation, and automation. Important markets include countries with significant offshore and shipyard industries. We are determined to provide our customers with innovative and reliable marine products and services that ensure optimal operation at sea. 

Job Purpose and Scope:

Due to the increasing workload KM is looking for a Junior Accountant for GCS Canada. This position will be responsible for day to day GCS Canada finances and will be involved in follow up of customers, vendors, orders, and departments in GCS Canada. The Junior Accountant will work closely with the Finance functions in the region and other regional functions, more specifically:

• Global Sales & Marketing in charge of the capture of new opportunities
• Global Customer Support in charge of the aftermarket support and the service resources
• Operational Excellence in charge of business support

The Junior Accountant – GCS Canada will be responsible for:

• Support Finance function in Compliance with Canada audit requirements, income tax, withholding tax, provincial taxes
• Coordinate and cooperate across divisions and borders with relevant stakeholders
• Be an active and valued business partner of the management team
• Support Finance function and local management in budget process and cost review
• Local AR and AP contact point to ensure timely vendor & customer invoice processing and payments, including intercompany
• Local contact point to ensure inventory control and payroll hours handled as necessary
• Maintain and develop internal control, including areas of project follow-up and invoicing
• Support follow-up, measure and report on KPIs
• Support decision making within reporting and governance
• Collaborative and experienced in working in international organization structure

• Strong delivery mindset, cost focus
• Self-driven with team player attitude
• Analytical mindset, attention to detail while possessing ability to see the big picture

• Proficient in MS Excel/Office applications, Dynamics Axapta experience or similar ERP
• Other duties assigned by management as applicable

Education and Experience:

• Finance/economics education, Bachelor degree or other Certification preferred
• 5 years’ accounting experience in similar environment



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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Various US Locations 77042 Houston