Senior Accountant

Toronto, ON, Canada Req #656
Monday, January 23, 2023

About Us

Synaptive Medical is a Canadian medical device company, based in downtown Toronto, focused on supporting healthcare professionals and systems in patient diagnosis and treatment. Synaptive’s suite of products include MRI, surgical planning, navigation, and robotic visualization – all of which can be seamlessly combined or used independently in the operating room. The company has a number of opportunities for innovative people to join the team and share in the development of technologies to solve surgical and imaging challenges in patient care.

The Opportunity          

The Senior Accountant will oversee various areas of general accounting activities including: account reconciliations, tax compliance reporting, consolidation, month-end close and general ledger maintenance. This is a hybrid role – office/remote work.

This is an opportunity to drive the monthly, quarterly and annual close process, and to be heavily involved with quarterly reviews and year-end audits. The role will also support the preparation of internal and external financial reporting. The candidate should have an in-depth understanding of general accounting, and IFRS and/or U.S. GAAP.


What You’ll Do          

  • Support the company’s month-end close process including account reconciliations, verifying accuracy of transactions and balances, and performing variance analyses while ensuring policies and procedures are followed to comply with the requirements of IFRS
  • Responsible for accurate accounting of areas such as fixed assets, prepaids, payroll, debt and equity, and leases
  • Calculate and coordinate intercompany transactions between Canada and our international subsidiaries on a monthly basis
  • Coordinate with other departments to obtain transaction information, research reconciling items, and resolve issues
  • Review processes and procedures to streamline and enhance efficiencies by automating manual processes
  • Collaborate with other business stakeholders to support implementations of accounting-related systems/applications and process improvements
  • Assist with the annual financial audits
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned


What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA preferred
  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • Recent experience with IFRS or U.S. GAAP accounting standards
  • Demonstrated financial reporting and applicable technical skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, particularly excel
  • Strong hands-on experience with NetSuite or equivalent ERP desired

About You

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to identify potential problems and suggest resolutions
  • Ability to summarize and articulate complex financial information
  • Proven ability to produce accurate work as a result of attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and ability to communicate effectively with non-financial stakeholders
  • Demonstrates flexibility, positive “can do” attitude
  • Team player who will step in to help wherever needed
  • Enthusiasm and initiative to identify process improvements and take on additional tasks

COVID-19 Considerations

Synaptive has a special duty to take a leadership role in protecting the health and wellbeing of its employees and the public. The COVID-19 vaccines are an important public health measure for mitigating the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace and society. As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or a reason protected by legislation why they cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19.


Diversity & Inclusivity

Synaptive is based out of one of the most diverse countries in the world. This includes differences related to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender expression and presentation, sexual orientation, religion, age, ability and socioeconomic status. To us, diversity is one our strongest assets to our organization. We commit ourselves to promoting the recognition and appreciation of our diverse and rich culture. We believe that it is critical to our success to promote freedom of thought and opinion in a respectful environment. The decisions we make are rooted by respectfully considering each other’s thoughts and opinions and by working towards a greater common goal, saving lives.



Synaptive Medical is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. If as a qualified job applicant, you request accommodation, Synaptive will consult with you to provide reasonable accommodations according to your specific needs. If you wish to make a request, you will be provided an opportunity if your application is selected to proceed in our hiring process.


How to Apply

Unless otherwise stated, applications will only be considered from candidates eligible to work in Canada, or the country in which they’re applying to, without sponsorship.


If you are interested in this position and can demonstrate that you meet or exceed the requirements defined in the job description, please include #GOBRAIN in the top right corner of your resume and then complete your online application by clicking “Apply Now” and following the prompts.


The successful candidate to this role will be asked to complete background checks, which may include criminal, credit, employment and/or educational checks. All offers of employment are conditional on the receipt of satisfactory results of any applicable background check.


We would like to thank everyone who submits an application. Due to the volume that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Other details

  • Job Family Finance
  • Pay Type Salary