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Controller - 18 Month Contract (Closed)

Job Highlights
North York
Direct Hire
$95,000

About the Opportunity

  • Managing day-to-day accounting, monthly management reporting and analysis as well as line-item budgeting and forecasting for the business
  • Providing a range of financial services including maintenance of the general ledgers, tax and regulatory compliance, credit, cash management and treasury functions, foreign exchange, accounts payable, capital, and fixed asset
  • Ensures compliance with all provincial, state, federal, and other applicable taxes for Canada and the US. This also includes dealing with transfer pricing
  • Manages the preparation of monthly and quarterly bank reporting including loan covenant calculations and certificates
  • Develops and provides appropriate key business performance indicators that are meaningful and understandable for all levels
  • Directly supervises three employees in the Finance Department
  • Builds a motivated Finance team capable of providing excellent, value-added services. Coaches, mentors, and develops staff
  • Demonstrates integrity and ethical leadership
  • Monitors cash flows and provides forecasts and recommendations to management
  • Participates in the Annual Budgeting and Forecasting Process, including capital and operational budgets. Provides strategic input to the business plan
  • With the CFO, coordinates and manages the annual audit process including coordinating with the external auditors, planning, timing, and preparing audit schedules and supporting documentation
  • Plans and manages semi-annual inventory counts
  • Utilizing the IT systems to enhance reporting and analysis regarding the profitability and growth of the organization as well as mitigating risk
  • Participate with system upgrades analysis, implementation, testing, and documentation
  • Participates in the development of and ensures compliance with corporate policies
  • Ensuring the finance and accounting function has a customer service orientation, including efficient and effective processes and practices
  • Assists other departments with accounting related issues or queries
  • Continually identifies and implements best practices ensuring an efficient, cost effective Accounting and Finance team with a focus on quality and client service
  • Assists with special projects and other tasks assigned by the CFO
  • Monitoring industry and regulatory trends and takes necessary actions to protect the interests of the company

About You

  • A minimum of five years' progressive financial experience, at least two years of which are in a supervisory or management capacity
  • Technically strong in accounting principles, practices, and procedures (knowledge of IFRS/ASPE, consolidations and costing an asset); knowledgeable and innovative in identifying opportunities for business improvements
  • Experience with financial reporting and analysis, forecasting, budgeting, and business planning
  • Proven ability to develop and implement changes improving effectiveness of accounting practices and processes
  • Has managed the treasury function, including regulatory remittance (example HST remittances, duty draw backs), cash management and bank reporting
  • Good knowledge of computer systems applications and ERP systems. Advanced Excel is mandatory knowledge and experience with databases would be desired

Salary

$95,000/year

How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #302099.

 

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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