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Montréal | Full time

Controller

Mandat

Responsible for the accounting and information systems operations of their assigned company, including production of financial statements, maintenance of accounting records system, and implementation of a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk, accurately report financial results and comply with all accounting principles and financial reporting standards.

Oversees the day-to-day operations of the accounting department. Duties include ensuring the accuracy and consistency of data for the P&L, accounts payable, accounts receivable and the general ledger, while directing the preparation and timely delivery of financial reports. The position calls for directing month-end closings, ensuring that accounts are properly reconciled while highlight inconsistencies or unusual transactions.

Responsabilities

Management

  • Optimize the accounting organizational structure.
  • Manage, grow and mentor a team of talented members.
  • Optimise the work and performance of employees

Accounting

  • Preparation of financial statements as well as the forecasting results for the year
  • Explanation of results compared to budget, especially revenues and salaries
  • Perform all required tasks related to the end-of-month process including bank reconciliations, amortization and journal entries
  • Prepare monthly tax and compliance reports
  • Support the Director of Finance Group in the day-to-day management of the different operational functions of the finance department
  • Collaborate with external auditors during end-of-year audits
  • Produce and create reports for internal analysis
  • Supervise a team of accounting technicians
  • Track the collection performance of receivables
  • Supervise the process of purchases and payments
  • Participate in the optimization of administrative processes

Process

  • Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures. Offer recommendations for improvement and implement new processes if required.
  • Protect assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls.

Cash Management

  • Responsible for cash and risk management.

Strategies

  • Develop and monitor business performance metrics (KPIs).
  • Work and create strategic business affiliations with all other departments across the company.
  • Explanation of results compared to budget, especially revenues and salaries
  • Perform all required tasks related to the end-of-month process including bank reconciliations, amortization and journal entries
  • Prepare monthly tax and compliance reports
  • Support the Director of Finance Group in the day-to-day management of the different operational functions of the finance department
  • Collaborate with external auditors during end-of-year audits
  • Produce and create reports for internal analysis
  • Supervise a team of accounting technicians
  • Track the collection performance of receivables
  • Supervise the process of purchases and payments
  • Participate in the optimization of administrative processes

Formation and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business administration
  • CPA Certification
  • Eight (8) years of experience in a similar role
  • Bilingual French / English

Top skills

  • Accepting and building accountability
  • Enhancing and sustaining the performance of others
  • Establishing direction
  • Focusing on costumers

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