Horizon Recruitment Inc is conducting a search for a Controller to lead an accounting team for a busy manufacturing and distribution company just north of Toronto. Working with the leadership team at the corporate head office and directly from the operational facilities, you will be responsible for the overall financial reporting and management of the day-to-day accounting and finance functions. The organization is looking for the right personality fit and would be open to someone earlier in their career looking for a step up.
- Responsible for all accounting, financial reporting, and operational data analysis activities for the business
- Oversee preparation of monthly management reporting package and financial statements and ensure they are in accordance with IFRS
- Present financial period end results to senior management, highlighting areas of concerns and action plans
- Provision of financial analyses and operational support as it pertains to production/costing variances and sales analyses
- Work closely with operations to ensure processes and procedures are continuously improved
- Manage working capital requirements and targets by establishing and maintaining clear internal key performance metrics
- Manage the preparation of the annual budget and periodic forecasts
- Review all forms of contractual agreements and provide commentary to mitigate risks
- Liaise with the corporate office finance and accounting staff, and provide ad hoc reporting.
- A professional designation and qualifications (CA, CPA, CMA or CGA) along with 3 to 5 years of managerial experience
- Hands-on, roll up the sleeves professional with a demonstrated track record of success in a similar role in a public company with a preference for manufacturing experience
- Capability, drive, and initiative to learn, adapt and execute
- Solid knowledge of current accounting principles and rules under IFRS
- An open and articulate communicator with strong analysis and presentation skills
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills
- Proven strategic thinking ability to apply a “bottom line”, results-oriented approach
- Excellent analytical skills, and applies a creative approach to problem-solving
**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**
Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.