View Job Posting

Post Date
Jul. 16, 2020

Job ID
Job Title
Assistant Controller


Position Description
A growing manufacturing company specializing in premium, high performance construction products is seeking an experienced Assistant Controller to add to their team.  Reporting to the CFO/Controller, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the bookkeeping, cost management, productivity analysis, financial reporting, payroll, benefits administration and fiscal integrity of the company.  If you are CA/CPA with strengths in building processes and interacting with coworkers within a fast paced and dynamic environment, this is the opportunity for you.

  • Recognized accounting designation (CA, CGA, CMA, CPA) required
  • Fluent in German- mandatory
  • 5-10 years of proven financial and accounting management experience including several years as a Senior Accountant
  • Experience in a medium sized international manufacturing company is an asset
  • Proven leadership and management experience in a business environment
  • Knowledge and experience in cost management and control processes
  • Proven experience in developing and administering an effective fiscal management system, budgets, preparing for audits and financial analysis
  • Knowledge and understanding of Canadian GAAP and tax compliance
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and other Accounting ERP Software
  • Exceptional service-oriented communication and team skills; both verbal and written
  • Highly analytical using a collaborative approach
  • Strong work ethic, respectful and professional manner
  • Ability to work and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced and challenging environment

  • Prepare accurate financial information and internal reports.
  • Develop comprehensive financial projections in conjunction with the management team.
  • Create, implement and continuously improve systems, standards and processes for financial management, measurement and control including monitoring and reporting of costs of business and operation, versus budget.
  • Ensure the alignment of all reporting with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and industry standards.
  • Prepare for and cooperate with the audit process.
  • Collaborate and communicate with coworkers on an ongoing basis.
  • Collaboratively establish and implement short and long term budgets and objectives.
  • Work effectively and professionally with key stakeholder groups as required including shareholders, auditors, management and employees.
  • Create a solutions-oriented and positive environment for all stakeholders.
  • Ensure accurate and timely preparation of monthly and annual financial statements and reports.
  • Manage accounts payable, receivables, payroll, benefits, and government remittances, staff expenses so as to ensure accuracy and monitor cash flow.
  • Acts as HR administrator by monitoring statutory holidays, vacations, sick leave, bereavement, lieu time, benefits and working on payroll issues.