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About the Company
Our client is a privately owned company in the manufacturing industry. They are currently looking for a Controller to join their team!

Why Work Here
  • Excellent office location and corporate office
  • Opportunity to work in other areas and likes the challenge
  • Opportunities for growth into other opportunities within the company
  • This is a unique role with commercial finance, business performance elements within it

About the Opportunity
  • Provide leadership to the accounting team (7 FTE) and oversee day-to-day effectiveness of staff by managing for highest performance. This includes goal setting, coaching, mentoring and developing, training and managing individual performance.
  • Partnering with Operations and Supply Chain to ensure consistency and accuracy in all operational reporting and analysis. Attend operational meetings for discussion of areas to improve, generate potential solutions and course of action. Reporting includes, but is not limited to:
    • Yield and labour efficiency
    • Impact of SKU Mix from a yield, labour and expense perspective
    • Labour and operational expenses
    • Inventory on hand balances and trending DIO
    • AFE review and tracking against approved project plan
    • Cost savings initiatives – development of new ideas and performance against each one
  • Drive process improvement to ensure overall efficiency and effectiveness of the accounting team, including focusing team on value-add activities.
  • Manages month-end close process and completes financial reporting package with in-depth variance analysis applying business acumen on all aspects. Ensure a high level of accuracy, completeness and all deadlines are met.
  • Support the enforcement of closing timelines, helping business partners become more efficient in the closing process. This includes timelines associated with daily, weekly and monthly reporting activities.
  • Manage cash flow by reporting on cash movements, and monitoring working capital levels.
  • Establish and monitor internal controls and regulatory compliance.
  • Ensure all balance sheet and variance account reconciliations are completed on a monthly basis with reconciling items cleared in a timely manner. Perform analytical review of all account reconciliations.
  • Key contact for Treasury, intercompany divisions, and external audits. Coordinate efforts, preparing and reviewing required information as requested, meeting all deadlines. Liaise with other Controllers to establish best business practices.
  • Coordinates Statistics Canada reporting including monthly financial and annual customized manufacturing reports.

About You
  • Professional Accounting Designation (CMA/ CGA/CA/CPA) with 10+ years post designation experience.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment required, preferably in a food processing environment.
  • Demonstrated, independent Controllership experience, including operations accounting & analysis, including standard costing and business analysis thereof.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian GAAP and being able to interpret GAAP guidance and apply to situation at hand.
  • Advanced skills in Excel
  • Experience with AS400 ERP system is preferable.

Salary Range

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 #401936.

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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