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Accounting Manager

by Digital Extremes

Position Type: Regular, Full-time
Remote work options: No
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Feb 21, 2024
Digital Extremes

Job Description


Digital Extremes is seeking an Accounting Manager to join our growing team. This role will have the opportunity to work flexibly in a hybrid or fully remote work environment. The Accounting Manager will be responsible for managing the day-to-day accounting activities and related operations of the department. The Accounting Manager is expected to provide recommendations to help implement best practices for the department, be able to provide analysis/input on complex financial issues, and collaborate 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.


  • Supervise the department’s bank, A/R, and A/P functions including detailed review of journal entries and working papers, establishing best practices throughout
  • Provide mentorship to a growing team, effectively supporting remote work & collaboration
  • Lead the compilation of monthly financial statements, ensuring completeness and accuracy under strict deadlines
  • Provide and execute innovative recommendations on improving current processes and internal controls
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ensure documentation for department policies and procedures are continually developed and maintained
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements by keeping up to date with current legislation
  • Assist with the maintenance of proper legal and corporate records including resolutions, corporate registrations, and annual information filings 
  • Review tax returns for the Canadian and U.S. companies prepared by the company’s external tax consultants and ensure timely filing of all returns
  • Calculate and record current and deferred tax expense entries for month-end reporting
  • Collaborate with external tax consultants for guidance on complex tax matters
  • Support the budgeting and forecasting process as needed
  • Participate in special projects and other accounting functions and analysis as necessary, including system conversions, due diligence, and merchandise reporting
  • Coordinating financial audits, liaising with external stakeholders
  • Other duties as required


  • 5+ years of applicable experience 
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or business; CPA designation is preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legislation relevant to finance
  • Advanced Excel skills (e.g. PivotTables, conditional formatting, complex nested formulas)
  • Proven ability to independently identify and solve problems with high attention to detail
  • A dedicated self-starter with the ability to effect change and hit the ground running
  • A strategic thinker with a questioning mind, willing to go the extra mile to get things right
  • Commitment to teamwork; strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Highly organized with an interest in remote work collaboration tools and processes
  • Work on weekends/holidays occasionally required to accommodate month end deadlines of the 5th of each month



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 75 million registered players on PC, PS4™, PS5™, Xbox One™, Xbox Series X/S™ and Nintendo Switch™. The studio's most recently announced project is the much anticipated Soulframe®, an open-world action-fantasy MMORPG title that is currently under development.

Digital Extremes is headquartered in London, Ontario, Canada, and is proud to be selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, achieving this recognition for the last ten years in a row.

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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)
  • Virtual access to Dialogue, our mental wellness and healthcare services app
  • Professional development and career support
  • Work-life balance fitness subsidies
  • Be part of “Giving Back” through a multitude of fundraising venues at DE
  • Virtual events such as team building exercises, Games night, Live band performances, Adult and separate children’s holiday and summer parties for global teams!


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.

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