Financial Controller



  • Accounting & Finance
  • Job Code: 9D987856719
  • Posted: August 24, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Financial Controller (18 month Maternity Leave Replacement).

Position Overview:

The Financial Controller is responsible for producing accurate and timely consolidated financial statements and other financial information as well as being accountable for the accounting operations of the company.

The Role:

  • Oversee the tasks of the Accounting team.
  • Take part in the development of management systems and practices to ensure precise tracking to create more efficient internal processes.
  • Certify that internal financial controls are in compliance with the policies and procedures, ensuring their efficiency and striving for continuous improvement.
  • Develop and record business processes and accounting policies to uphold and reinforce internal controls.
  • Complete all corporate accounting operations including billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, GL and cost accounting, inventory accounting and revenue recognition.
  • Prepare the annual audit process and work with auditors.
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance.
  • Manage month-end and year-end close processes.
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field.
  • CA, CGA, CMA / CPA designation required
  • 15+ collective years of experience in progressive accounting roles.
  • 5 years’ , or more, experience as a Financial Controller with systems implementation.
  • Experience merging numerous legal entities in multiple jurisdictions, currencies and reporting in GAAP and IFRS
  • Experience with SAP, an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and French (Written and Verbal)
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple simultaneous assignments.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Expert knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.
  • Experience creating financial statements.
  • Experience in digital media, international retail and/or global logistics organizations considered an asset.
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced performance-driven environment, dealing with changing priorities.
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 Alyscia Campeau, Recruiter - Ottawa Region.  We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  #LI-OTT


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