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RLB LLP

Controller

– Mississauga, Ontario
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Our client, a manufacturing and distributing company, is in search of a full time, permanent Controller for their location in Mississauga, Ontario!

 Job Description

 As an active member of the management team, your main duties will comprise the development of the accounting principles, practices, and procedures the organization will use throughout its daily operations. The ideal candidate should have extensive experience in the financial operations of a business, including the ability to prepare, forecast, budget, and critically analyze financial statements and reports. Furthermore, the ideal candidate will have experience maintaining accounting systems and implementing changes on an as needed basis.

 Role & Responsibilities

  •  Monthly bank reconciliations, HST filings and reconciling of related party accounts
  • Manage and provide leadership to the company's accounting department
  • Understand and oversee the full accounting cycle
  • Oversee the financial operations of the company’s transactions processing systems, implementing best practices in all areas
  • Assist the company in the preparation of all required government reports and remittances
  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
  • Report risk issues to company management
  • Preparation and updating of weekly cash flow statements
  • Reconciliation of all bank statements and credit cards
  • Accountable for all accounts payable and receivable activities
  • Reconcile General Ledger and subledger reconciliation and associated journal entries
  • Conduct month end closing activities
  • Manage all general ledger accounting activities
  • Oversee and review payroll
  • Manage time sheet review and accounting for hours
  • Administer, track and update Point of Sales reports
  • Manage accounting for inventory
  • Responsible for all year end activities including reconciliation of GL accounts and recordings, binder preparation and documentation, review engagements and follow up, and provide tax return assistance as needed
  • Check, review and signing of cheques
  • Be involved in Human Resources related activities, inventory planning and more.

Required Qualifications

  •  Completion of University degree in Business with a focus in Accounting, with advanced degree or professional accounting designation preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in the accounting field with a strong understanding of accounting principles, practices, and applications
  • Experience working in an accounting role at a manufacturing/distribution company is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of Federal, Provincial, and local requirements regarding financial records and other essential information
  • Professional communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • High level of critical thinking and problem-solving skills to identify the underlying principles, reasons, or facts at the root of a problem
  • Ability to adapt and learn new software
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and analysis techniques
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction, and set and meet deadlines based on a prioritized work schedule
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, and able to work with others to meet critical deadlines
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet and Email
  • Experience with ERP software is an asset

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  • Location
    Mississauga, Ontario
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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