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Accounting Manager

by Digital Extremes

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Feb 13, 2022
Digital Extremes

Job Description


Digital Extremes is seeking an Accounting Manager to join our team. Working under the direction of the Controller, your responsibilities will include ensuring effective and efficient delivery of day-to-day accounting activities, coordinating financial audits, and assisting with the evaluation and development of processes and internal controls. Beyond the day-to-day financial responsibilities, the Accounting Manager is expected to help implement best practices for the department, be able to provide analysis/input on complex financial issues, and work with the entire finance team to ensure timely and accurate accounting records. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, excellent attention to detail, analytical and problem solving skills, and is comfortable responding to shifting demands in a challenging and fast paced environment.


  • Compilation of month-end internal reporting; semi-annual Financial Statement preparation & audits; ensuring completeness and accuracy
  • Perform balance sheet and income statement analysis, monitor and reconcile general ledger accounts, review, prepare and record journal entries
  • Create detailed, well organized and efficient Excel schedules to support account balances, analysis or adjustments
  • Work collaboratively with the Financial Reporting Manager to develop and improve business reporting
  • Perform accounting analysis for complex transactions and/or new accounting standards & amendments
  • Supervise the department’s bank, A/R, A/P, and payroll functions including detailed review of journal entries and working papers, establishing best practices throughout
  • Monitor and continue to develop internal controls
  • Provide innovative recommendations on improving current processes
  • Assist in developing & maintaining documentation for department policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with legal requirements by keeping up to date with current legislation
  • Participate in special projects and other accounting functions and analysis as necessary, including system conversions, due diligence, and merchandise reporting
  • Other duties as required


  • 5 years of experience in a similar role or with public accounting experience
  • A degree in accounting or business; CPA designation is preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills (eg. PivotTables, conditional formatting, complex nested formulas)
  • Well-organized and highly detail oriented
  • A self-starter; willing to take initiative
  • Ability to work independently, using sound judgement and under strict deadlines
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Available to work flexible hours according to department needs (monthly reporting deadlines, year end)
  • Work remotely: Temporary until a return to office


Founded in 1993 by James Schmalz, Digital Extremes ranks as one of the world's top independent video game development studios. Originating with the co-creation of Epic Games' multi-million unit selling Unreal® franchise including Unreal and Unreal Tournament, Digital Extremes went on to develop Dark Sector®, BioShock® for the PlayStation®3, the BioShock 2 multiplayer campaign, and The Darkness® II. The studio has reached its greatest critical and commercial success with the free-to-play action game, Warframe®, boasting a global community of 50 million registered players on PC, PS4™, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch™. For more information about Digital Extremes, visit To sign up for Warframe, visit


Our culture is centered on providing great opportunities to our employees so that everyone feels they are making a meaningful impact. Developing new and existing talent is our long-term focus. We are honored that our work environment has been consistently recognized as one of “Canada’s Top 100 Employers”. We summon you to join our elite team!

The rewards of a career with Digital Extremes include:

  • Competitive salary with bonus opportunities
  • Excellent benefits and paid time off
  • Matching RRSP plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Professional development and career support
  • Fitness and parking/transit subsidies
  • Daily lunches prepared onsite by our in-studio Executive Chef and professional kitchen staff
  • All-day snacks and drinks, sleep pods, massage chairs, cold brew, dog therapy days and more 


Digital Extremes is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process. We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for the next steps in the hiring process will be contacted.