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Corporate Controller

Location: Vaughan, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 05-30-2018
Would colleagues describe you as a “stickler” for accuracy and timeliness?  Do you enjoy working cross-functionally to capitalize on opportunities and have a real impact on a business?
Our client is a vertically integrated Canadian company who manufactures, distributes and services intelligent building systems and sells them to global markets.  They are continuing to invest in the business to grow organically and by acquisition.  They have asked us to find their next Corporate Controller.  Key responsibilities will be:
  • Day-to-day management and mentoring of the accounting team 10 people.
  • Executing the month-end closing process including the production of financial statements, management reporting and key performance.
  • Drive the implementation of analytics/business intelligence capabilities to leverage the data from the ERP.
  • Work as a Business Partner with Leaders across the organization to consolidate and leverage information.
  • Produce global forecasts for sales, expenses and cash flow.
Some of the key expectations of the role are:
  • Getting the basics right.
  • Finding and developing talented people.
  • Improving reporting and adding value to the business.
  • Highlighting and remedying deficiencies using a structured approach.
  • Improving efficiency in all aspects of finance function.
We are interested in hearing from people with the following experience and attributes for this role.
  • Designated CPA with 5+ years working experience post-designation.
  • Advanced Excel skillset (data analytics) and ERP experience.
  • Recent manufacturing experience at a Corporate Controller level.
  • Experience managing and mentoring a team of engaged accounting/finance professionals.
  • Experience in corporate tax accounting a definite asset.
  • Above average communications and interpersonal skills as the Corporate Controller will be in front of the business daily.
The CFO is looking for someone who will take ownership of the group and the role and be resilient in the face of constant change.
Limited travel is required.  The company is in Vaughan, ON.
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