Florida Crystals Corporation Accountant, Junior in Toronto, Ontario

ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal and Italy. ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize. The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.

Basic Function:

Description: Compiles and analyses financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, business transactions, and applying accounting principles.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily P&L statement by utilizing the Commodity Trading platform - ITAS.

  • Perform reconciliation of sugar and energy trades within ITAS to independent, third party confirmations

  • Initiate daily margin payments arising from sugar and energy positions

  • Prepare various month end reports (i.e. futures reconciliation, sugar purchases, forward rates) for Commodity trading

  • Prepare and monitor daily foreign currency exposure report, keeping and verifying records of FX transactions as they occur

  • Participate traditional accounting tasks; including preparing GL reconciliations, verifying invoices and other assignments as needed

  • In cooperation with trading department, prepare the Trade Risk brief ( spreads and quotes working) each month

  • Prepare quarterly survey for Stats Canada

  • Ad hoc analysis and projects for finance department

Education and/or Experience Required:

  • Accounting Diploma

  • Enrolment in first year courses CPA preferred

Relationships/interdepartmental Liaisons:

Internal: Liaising with various departments of the ASR Group as required.

For more than 100 years, our employees have taken pride in “Making Life a Little Sweeter” by providing our customers and consumers with quality service and sugar products. Our commitment to that principle drives us in all that we do and encourages us to uphold our company’s high ethical standards of business conduct to ensure our continued success.