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Our client, Metro, is looking for an Accounting Supervisor (Pharmaceutical Division).

Reporting to the Head of Retail Accounting and Budget, they are responsible for coordinating and supervising the operational activities of the Retail Accounting Department.

  • Hold an accounting designation or be in the process of obtaining one (CPA)
  • Relevant experience in an accounting department
  • Knowledge of Quasimodo, Excel, Acomba
  • Excellent oral and written French

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Retail Trade
Legal structure
East of the island
Supervisory experience

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About our Client

The leadership and tenacity of members and executives have allowed METRO to pursue its growth through mergers, acquisitions, and innovations. Today, it is an acknowledged leader in food and pharmacy.

Through its activities as a retailer, franchisor, distributor, and manufacturer, it operates or supplies a network of some 950 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, and Food Basics, as well as some 650 pharmacies mainly under the Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.

METRO INC. acquires The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. in the Spring of 2018. The combination of the two leading companies creates a retail leader strongly positioned to cater to the growing consumer needs in food, pharmacy, health, and beauty.


About Brunet

Brunet’s engagement is to provide Quebecers with personalized advice and services related to their health. As a subsidiary of McMahon Distributeur pharmaceutique inc., Brunet manages a network of 143 pharmaceutical establishments under the Brunet, Brunet Plus, and Brunet Clinique. Brunet encompasses over 210 pharmacist owners and 3,000 employees that have the health and well-being of Quebecers at heart. And because health is all that matters, Brunet continues its development by continuously improving its products and services, through strategic partnerships, technological innovations, and concrete actions within the community.



Healthy Together is the expression of METRO’s purpose; to nourish the health and well-being of our communities. This is our rallying cry that brings together our customers and METRO colleagues around a shared commitment. Working together, we are taking concrete steps to create lasting change that will leave us stronger – and healthier – than ever before.

Culture and Values

Products and services
Meeting our customer’s needs is at the core of METRO’s business strategy. We aim to provide consumers with products and services that meet their expectations, and we work toward a more responsible supply chain.

METRO aims to improve its environmental performance in several ways. Our priorities: reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, manage our waste and reduce food waste.

The health and well-being of our colleagues are primary conditions for us to truly embody our purpose and ensure our organizational effectiveness. We, therefore, build on occupational health and safety, respectful labour relations, talent management, and an ethical, inclusive, respectful, and positive work environment.

At METRO, we are dedicated to contributing to the economic and social well-being of communities. Our priorities are to invest in the communities in which we are present and to promote local purchasing, both to support local suppliers and to meet our customers’ expectations.


Brief Description

The Accounting Supervisor reports to the Head of Retail Accounting and Budget. They are responsible for coordinating and supervising the operational activities of the Retail Accounting Department.


Main Tasks and Responsibilities


  • Supervise and coordinate activities leading to the timely production of financial statements, weekly sales reports, and other reports for all clients
  • Implement the retail accounting system for new clients
  • Verify, analyze, and comment on specific and relevant elements of each financial statement and report to their superior
  • Ensure that the level of harmonization in the processing of accounting department activities is maintained between the different work teams
  • Participate in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, new systems, and work methods related to the processing of accounting and administrative activities of the Retail Accounting Department
  • Respond to any specific request through analyses or the production of various reports or the realization of special mandates
  • Is available for outside travel such as meeting with new clients, taking inventory, and other tasks


Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in administration, accounting option
  • Hold an accounting designation or be in the process of obtaining one (CPA)

Professional Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in an accounting department


  • Knowledge of Quasimodo, Excel, Acomba
  • Excellent oral and written French

Key Skills

  • Knowledge of the work environment
  • Orientation to quality work/service
  • Technical and professional knowledge
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Priority management
  • Autonomy and integrity
  • Problem-solving skills


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