Financial Controller



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Salary Range

CAD80000-100000 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Kitchener, ON - (CAN) 589 Fairway Road South Unit 5 ON Kitchener , ON N2C 1X4 Phone : 519-571-7910



Job Description

Our client, a leader in the industry is seeking a controller for the head office in Montreal, if you are driven, self-motivated, bottom-line growth oriented and a key team member of the business so this opportunity is for you

What's in it for you:

* Competitive compensation

* Social benefits and perks

* Very stable company

* Professional environment

* Continuous skills development

Tasks and responsibilities:

* Manage the corporate accounts of the company through best practices and report to the president while coordinating work with other members of the head office.

* Set procedures and reports to be able to manage daily production in manufacturing facilities.

* Preparation of financial statements and other financial reports. Analyze and make recommendations.

* Prepare cash flows, financial forecasts and budgets and make recommendations to improve profitability and ensure financial stability.

* Analyze financial performance monthly, produce the financial summaries and follow-up on any variances.

* Improve, maintain, and ensure quality of various reports such as, budgets, AP/AR, costing, inventories, financial statements etc.

* Review A/R and A/P on a regular basis, follow-up on any overdue accounts and verify all cheques and invoices before they are submitted to the President for approval.

* Administration of payroll and group insurance.

* Review, develop and maintain all processes and procedures for the finance and accounting systems and functions to ensure that accounting principles are applied correctly.

* Preparation of tax filings, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements; jointly with the President, manage foreign exchange operations.

* Maintain consistent reporting and positive working relations with our plants, financial partners, and external auditors.

* Implement accurate cost accounting and determine and improve project profitability.

* Analyze inventory, produce inventory reports, and pursue increase of turnover.

* Coordinate government credits and R&D claims and follow-up as needed.

* Responsible for matters relating to Human Resources (hiring, termination of employment, compensation, legal compliance).

* Build company-wide controls and optimize financial returns.

* Provide proactive, timely and accurate support to the team in the form of communication, preparing various documents, reports, KPI's, and other documents and meetings.

* Establish relationship with the plant management team and Stakeholders.

* Ensure Accounting practices are aligned with US/Canada applicable laws and taxes.

* Audit the plants for corporate and operational projects that directly impact financials.

* Perform other tasks as needed in the best interest of the company.Qualification and required professional skills:

Qualifications ;

Proven work experience as a Corporate Controller role for 5 years

* University Degree with a major in Accounting

* Additional certification CPA/CA, CMA designation

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both French and English

* 3 to 5 years' experience of Sage 500 and ADP workforce now

* 3 to 5 years of financial ERP softwares and other software experience - required e.g. MS Office 365, Microsoft Dynamics etc

* Highly numeric and strategic thinking

* Advanced Excel proficiency (Pivot tables and data analysis)

Please apply online today!!

CNESST permit: AP-2000535 // permis CNESST: AP-2000535.