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About the Company
Our client is a provider of remote monitoring and operations management solutions in North America. They are looking for a Controller who will be responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the accounting and finance initiatives in Canada and the US

Why Work Here
  • Professional, fast-paced, growth culture.
  • Very friendly, team oriented flexible working environment.
  • Work for a fast-growing, successful tech company, transitioning to SAAS.

About the Opportunity
  • Strategy and Planning:
    • Define, update, and implement finance and accounting objectives that are aligned with Birdseye's strategy
    • Identify important company financial trends and recommend solutions to mitigate risks
    • Partner with other team members to understand performance drivers and define appropriate reports and controls to be used in the business
    • Capital planning and investments, manage and report on operating budgets to ensure ROI
    • Establish strategic partnerships to secure supply chains and enhance manufacturing quality
    • Evaluate manage and harmonize Birdseye’s company-wide technology investments and infrastructure
  • Financial Management, Control, Business Processes:
    • Oversee day-to-day full-cycle accounting and finance functions
    • Prepare and analyze timely monthly financial statements in accordance with accounting standards
    • Responsible for accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credit and collections, payroll, and inventory of assets
    • Prepare cash flow projections and report with recommendations
    • Own banking activities, treasury management, covenant reporting
    • Accountable for inventory records including counts and reconciliations
    • Participate in the budgeting and forecasting processes
    • Work with internal and external business partners to manage departmental spend in line with budgets
    • Build and manage highly skilled accounting teams to develop and support company initiatives
    • Manage, coach and develop team members
    • Responsible for annual audits and providing information to external auditors
    • Ensure compliance with all government filings, regulatory, tax, and legal requirements
    • Improve and maintain internal controls for accurate financial reporting and for compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
    • Establish efficient and documented work-flow processes and accounting policies
    • Help Implement systems and organization controls as may be required i.e. ISO or SOC
    • Support IT team to manage, mitigate and minimize the company's IT and network risk
    • Ensure all historical legal and finance records & documentation are maintained in an orderly, accurate and timely fashion and develop processes to support the automation of such information
    • Develop controls for the maintenance of banking and other critical accounting software credentials for all applications
    • Develop new initiatives and processes that reduce waste and improve efficiency
    • Protect assets by establishing, monitoring and enforcing internal controls
    • Develop and manage relationships with financial institutions, insurance providers, private equity, external auditors and tax and other consultants
    • Other ad hoc duties as required
  • Technology, Software
    • Ensure most appropriate accounting software used to realize the company's initiatives
    • Manage accounting and finance applications portfolio and support new software and/or ERP implementation initiatives (NetSuite or Microsoft Dynamics)
    • Recommend and take initiative to implement software/hardware required to meet the company's internal and external accounting needs
    • File SRED, IRAP, MITCS etc. claim applications and manage associated relationships
    • Help audit, improve and contribute to company-wide IT infrastructure and Network Security, as required

About You
  • CPA
  • 5+ years of experience in industry
  • Full cycle accounting experience includes inventory management oversight
  • US & Europe experience is an asset

Salary Range
$130,000 - $140,000/year

How to Apply
Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please know that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats.
When referencing this job, quote #387503.

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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