Financial Controller



  • Accounting & Finance
  • Job Code: 9D953603718
  • Posted: July 31, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Financial Controller – Edson, Alberta.

We have another great opportunity for someone who wants to grow their career.  Located in Edson, Alberta, our agricultural client is looking for a Financial Controller to take the helm and oversee the financial operations of the business.  Working together with the Operations Team and reporting directly to the CFO in Vancouver, the Controller will be responsible for overseeing full-cycle accounting, as well as tracking and reporting financial and operational results. 

The Role:

  • Oversee full-cycle accounting and financial reporting
  • Prepare monthly / quarterly financial reports as requested by head office
  • Prepare monthly / quarterly operational reports as requested by head office
  • Implement and monitor reliable control systems
  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
  • Perform monthly review of general ledger accounts for accuracy and completeness 
  • Collaborate with external accountants and assemble information for annual audit and tax returns
  • Oversee the submissions for indirect taxes and payroll remittance returns 
  • Review all general journal and payroll entries  
  • Review monthly bank reconciliations
  • Maintain and review working paper files as required
  • Oversee payment of accounts payable in a timely manner (suppliers, government remittances, etc.)
  • Oversee accounting department staff
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities 
The Ideal Candidate:

  • Has a professional accounting designation and 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Wants to work in a growing company
  • Is deadline driven
  • Enjoys working in a team environment
  • Is proficient with Microsoft Excel and ERP systems
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Doug Bristow - CPA, CA, Partner, Aplin Accounting & Finance. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  #LI-EDM


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Accounting & Finance



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