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Financial Controller, Ottawa

Last update 2024-06-14
Expires 2024-06-13
ID #2163807427
Financial Controller, Ottawa
Canada, Ontario, Ottawa,
Modified May 22, 2024


Our exclusive client in the lighting and electrical sales agency industry is rapidly growing and seeking a Controller to join their team on a full-time permanent basis. The ideal candidate currently holds their CPA designation and has worked in both public accounting as well as industry. Reporting directly to the principals of the organization, the Controller will oversee all accounting functions of the operations, ensure legal and regulatory compliance, implement and refine best practices, as well as play a vital role in the planning and execution of future growth and investment strategies.***This is a fully in-office position (not hybrid / remote).***Why work for this organization?Health and dental benefits – monthly premiums 100% paid RRSP Match Playing an integral role in the future growth and direction of the company Industry position (not public accounting)Brand new modern renovated office and fun work environment Paid lunches and reduced hours every Friday Team building activities Flexible hours Free Parking Required skills and qualifications: Must be fluently bilingual (English / French)Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce / Accounting, MBACPA Designation an asset Previous experience in public accounting as well as industry experience as an Assistant Controller is ideal Previous experience using Quick Books Online Flexible and adaptable to a growing organization Ability to learn new software quickly and efficiently Team player who is willing to oversee and delegate as well as “roll up sleeves” and do the work itself whenever needed Strong analytical and decision-making skills Duties may include but are limited to: Complete oversight and execution of accounting functions for 5 separate entities Develop, implement, and maintain proper financial policies, procedures and controls to ensure accounting activities are in accordance with established legal regulatory requirements Directly manage 3 employees within the accounting and administration functions of the company along with performance management Oversee payroll of 30 employees, including salaried staff and commissioned sales representatives Complete monthly payroll and tax reporting and remittances Work closely with management team and project managers to ensure positive ROI on projects Produce monthly financial statements and provide to upper management team Prepare year-end financial statements and provide to the company’s external accounting firm along with supporting documentation Work with management team in creating annual budgets and conduct variance analysis Identify opportunities for cost cutting and creating efficiencies within the operations Perform financial analysis to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement Other duties as assigned Monday to Friday – 8:00am to 4:30pm – Fridays 9:00am to 3:30pm. Some flexibility in hours is also available. Our client offers a competitive salary and compensation package that will be commensurate with experience. If you are interested and believe you meet the specified qualifications, please reply to this ad with your Resume. Must be able to provide 2 work related references. We thank all applicants for their interest in Express Employment Professionals; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Express Employment Professionals is an equal opportunity employer.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Financial controller

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