Acquisition accounting analyst

Main Responsibilities

  • Prepare the PPA, entries in CFO Toolbox, amortization schedule and record opening balance sheet in ERP system of Iris & NLVG
  • Prepare all JE related to steps-ups and steps-downs of ownership
  • Prepare all JE (SAGE & CFO Tool box) related to legal entities in dissolution process, amalgamation or full divestment;
  • Maintain the IGV corporate chart;
  • Be the liaison with our auditors in connections to acquisition and/or disposal of companies;
  • On Boarding emails, and zoom meetings (Starts a couple weeks prior to acquisition, right before close, and after close, with the exception of TVC, this is ongoing every 1 - 2 weeks meetings);
  • Will be part of the integration team at NLVG & Iris i.e. will a be stakeholder in the smart sheet:
  • Role: Finance representative for acquisition integrations – single point of contact;
  • Define: Finance requirements
  • Various information request;
  • Cutover financial information;
  • Reports;
  • Processes & control to establish;
  • Working capital analysis & settlement (1 day of work but the process can take 3 - 4 weeks with the back and forth with seller);
  • Participate in taking control of bank accounts, maintain during transition and ultimately proceed to close them (takes place only if we acquire shares);
  • SAGE,  Greatplains  and CFO Toolbox set up and integration of new acquisition in system (Follow-up for inventory count load in GP, Follow-up with AP, on coding invoices pre-cut off date);
  • Obtain forecasts from due diligence to ensure accounting accruals are aligned for new acquisition;
  • Maintain acquisition tracker excel for the various acquisition ongoing;
  • Update CRA (and other relevant provincial governments) with new directors information;
  • Obtain access to new company in CRA website (and other relevant provincial governments);
  • File various election forms with CRA (and other relevant provincial governments);
  • Special project.


  • Bachelor (an asset) or College degree in accounting or equivalent
  • 4-5 years of accounting experience or similar position
  • Bilingual – French and English spoken and written
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and Outlook (an asset) with formulas of SumProduct, Vlookup, Pivot Tables
  • Knowledge of Great Plains an asset or ERP system
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Adaptability and flexibility – as company is growing strongly
  • Good team spirit
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Experience in the retail sector is an asset
  • Autonomous and responsible
  • Ability to work under pressure and according to daily priorities
  • Strong communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills


The masculine generic is used without discrimination and only for the purpose of lightening the text. Vision New Look Group is committed to encouraging diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider the application for employment of all qualified candidates, regardless of race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender, nationality of origin, age, disability or other status protected by law.