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Assistant Controller at Robert Half Canada

Assistant Controller

Robert Half Canada Winnipeg, Manitoba Full-Time
$55,000.00 - $72,500.00 / year
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Ref ID: 05140-0011595602

Classification: Assistant Controller

Compensation: $55000.00 to $72500.00 yearly

We have an excellent opportunity for a Assistant Controller position. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter with a track record of identifying problems and delivering solutions. The Assistant Controller reports to the Controller on accounting staff updates. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Winnipeg, Manitoba area. A prestigious company in the Manufacturing industry is working with Robert Half Finance & Accounting for an amazing opportunity. Apply now!

What you get to do every day

- Develop relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like the monthly flash report, actual spend against budgets/outlook, and key financial metrics

- Arrange numerous policies, procedures, and technical accounting analyses

- Other duties as requested

- Warrant regular account reconciliation to completion

- Test and produce Ad Hoc financial reports

- Support to ensure a competent, trained staff through development, regular assessment, and goal setting

- Create accountability and the meeting of deliverables

- Give to the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including forecasting and budgeting

- Endorse implementation and confirm adherence to accounting policies and procedures

- Determine and form process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency

- Guide the accounting team during the closing process to arrange that deadlines are met

- Backfill for Controller as provided

- Forward-thinking preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits
- Proficient in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

- Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

- 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience

- Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

- Prepare Trial Balance experience preferred

- Well-founded grasp of processing payroll

- Proficiency in Financial Statement

- Practical knowledge of Ceridian Payroll System

- Previous experience working with Ad Hoc Reporting

- Good understanding of month end closings

- Journal entries experience highly desired

- Foundational knowledge in financial statement preparation

- General familiarity with Ceridian

- Comprehension of ACCPAC

- Skills in year end closings

- Comprehensive knowledge of Full Cycle Accounting

- Proven knowledge of account reconciliation

- Wide ranging experience with debits

- Dynamic accounting experience, including as a Bookkeeper preferred

- Ability to multitask, collaborate and communicate well with individuals of all backgrounds in a fast-paced environment

- Deep technical background in public accounting (GAAP)

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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