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Ref ID: 05150-0011434380

Classification: Controller

Compensation: $90000.00 to $110000.00 yearly

Candidates who thrive in roles where integrity, reliability and leadership are valued will be interested in this Controller position. To succeed in this role, you will need to effectively manage self and others within strict time constraints when providing client services, lead while also being a team player, generate innovative ideas, and challenge the status quo.

Reporting to the President, the Controller serves as direct supervisor of the Accounting department, overseeing all aspects of the financial reporting process. The Controller ensures that the Account department is structured appropriately, with all accounting processes and controls documented and updated as necessary.

1. Management & Strategic Planning
•Assist in the company’s strategic planning and support tactical initiatives
•Provide input and feedback on the development & implementation of strategic business plans
•Develop financial and tax strategies
•Assist in the development of performance metrics that support the company’s strategic direction
•Maintain a documented system of accounting policies & procedures
•Manage outsourced functions, such as IT, HR (payroll benefits)
•Oversee Accounting department operations, including design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department’s goals & objectives

2. Finance & Transactions
•Maintain banking relationships
•Ensure periodic bank reconciliations are completed
•Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis
•Maintain orderly accounting filing system
•Construct, monitor, and maintain a system of reliable controls over accounting transactions
•Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile
•Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and any legal issues affecting the industry
•Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
•Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
•Ensure accounts payable are paid in a timely manner, and that all reasonable discounts are exercised
•Ensure that all accounts receivable are collected promptly
•Process payroll in a timely manner

3. Operations
•Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
•Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
•Manage the Accounting, Human Resources, and IT areas of the company
•Oversee employee benefit plans, with emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package

4. Reporting
•Issue timely and complete financial statements
•Coordinate the preparations of corporate annual reports
•Recommend benchmarks against which to measure performance of company operations
•Calculate and issue financial operating metrics
•Manage production of annual budgets and forecasts
•Calculate variances from budget and report significant issues to management
•Provide and maintain a system of management cost reports
•Provide financial analyses, including setting up and refining dashboard to monitor KPIs

5. Compliance
•Coordinate annual reviews and audits
•Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
•Comply with local, provincial and federal government requirements and tax

Job Requirements

- Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

- The Controller has at least 5+ years Accounting industry experience in a fast-paced corporate environment.

- BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

- CPA/MBA preferred

- Solid understanding of Audited Financial Statements

- Proficiency in Annual Financial Reporting

- Practical knowledge of Financial Markets

- Financial Analytics experience

- Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

- Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required

- Skillful in analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

- Excellent oral and written communications skills

If you have all these qualifications and believe you are the perfect candidate for this role, please apply today! Email your resume directly to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

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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Job Snapshot

Base Pay 90,000.00 CAD - 110,000.00 CAD /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Finance
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 05150-0011434380
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