Concord, ON

Posted: 09/11/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Finance and Accounting Job Number: 14317

Our client located in the Concord area is seeking a Controller for a permanent engagement.  The ideal candidate will come from the manufacturing industry (preferably small to mid-size company).  Please see a list of responsibilities below:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain appropriate financial controls
  • Produce Weekly and Monthly reports for Management
  • Conduct Month / Year end closings and produce Monthly and Annual financial reporting packages
  • Complete month-end reconciliation of the general ledger and all reporting
  • Lead and complete the annual budgeting process for the company
  • Analyze and assist management in the calculation of factory overhead, SG&A and other ratios
  • Assist Management in the preparation of customer quotes where necessary
  • Complete variance reporting, investigate discrepancies and coordinate reconciliation of variances
  • Execute Cash Management and Bank reconciliation processes
  • Manage the financial reporting of the inter-company transfer of products
  • Lead external Accounting firms through the annual Assurance / Audit process
  • Prepare and submit any financial or Regulatory Filings as necessary`
  • Manage and oversee A/P and A/R processing
  • Co-ordinate and execute the payroll process with internal managers and external Payroll providers
  • Manage and Analyze currency transactions
  • Provide in-depth financial assistance to CEO and General Managers as needed
  • Develop and maintain thorough financial procedures and systems
  • Develop and manage improved paperless workflow processes
  • System Owner for the ERP/MRP/Financial System including working with external service providers for system upgrades, functional enhancements and reporting changes.

Requirements for the position:
  • A CPA Designation is required
  • Experience: 5+ years in the manufacturing industry preferably including experience as a controller
  • Strong technical and analytic skills especially in cost accounting
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Hands on experience and understanding of integrated ERP / MRP and accounting systems
  • Experience working with external accounting firms and banking partners
  • Ability to work under pressure while managing multiple deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multi stakeholder environment with both internal and external parties
  • Team player able to develop strong relationships with other members of the management team
  • Valid passport and/or acceptable documents for travel to the US
  • Limited travel < 5% will be required
  • This position reports to the CEO and works closely with the General Managers, Quality Manager and Manager of Business Development

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