Position: Financial Controller Category:




Province: ON
Branch Name: Mississauga Dress Code:
Branch Phone: (905) 5688828 Job ID: 5231
Pay Info: Order Type: DH

Job Overview: The ideal candidate is a senior financial leader with a University degree, (Business Management training through education or equivalent employment experience) bringing a depth of experience combined with highly developed creative communication and leadership skills.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Will undertake all aspects of fiscal management including management and financial reporting, budgeting, forecast preparation, and the maintenance and development of internal control policies, procedures and processes
• Prepare annual financial business plans and targets, operating and capital budgets and forecasts
• Ensure the account reconciliations, G/L management, monthly accruals, A/R, A/P and related functions, internal expense reporting, fixed asset management, tax filings and corporate tax installments are completed accurately and on time
• Prepare the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements (to include P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow forecasts) and management reporting and analysis to support Executive decision making. Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
• Tax planning, and ensure compliance with Corporate Tax, HST and other government reconciliations and remittances
• Analyze key variances and monitor progress of action plans to improve results and strategically operate the business
• Manage cash flow and capital spending
• Establish and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
• Manage, coach, supervise and train 2 to 3 finance team members
• Ensure that company policies and procedures are followed by all staff and that all transactions are correctly reflected in the accounts
• Prepare for, and support external audits
• Liaise (key contact), deal with financial institutions and compliance with their requirements
• Assist with project quoting and job costing
• Assist with management of treasury functions including cash, foreign exchange, debt and other instruments as needed
• Collect, analyze and report financial and operating metrics for all departments
• Prepare and circulate weekly financial/operational performance Dashboard
• Manage, review and processing payroll
• Manage all IT requirements associated with required controls
• Other duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications and Skills
• University degree in Accounting/Finance. Business Management training through education or equivalent employment experience is preferred; CA, CMA, or CGA in good standing
• Minimum 10 years accounting experience
• Minimum 5 years management or supervisory experience in a related and progressive Finance/Accounting Role
• Competence and experience in the duties and responsibilities described above
• Solid knowledge and understanding of full cycle accounting, financial statements, budgeting/forecasting, year-end functions
• Strong knowledge of internal controls * Sound knowledge of Canadian tax and experience preparing and filing corporate tax returns
• Proficiency in Sage 300, Simply Accounting is considered an asset
• Proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoints
• Excellent judgement, problem solving skills
• Self-starter, team player and ability to thrive in fast paced and high energy environment
• Possess initiative, integrity and a strong work ethic
• Attention to detail, accuracy is important
• Excellent interpersonal skills, flexible
• Professional, self-confident and able to work independently
• Strong customer service skills and a positive, can-do attitude
• Solid verbal and written communication skills, fluent in English
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks to meet deadlines