Financial Controller Montréal
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Reporting to the Director of Finance the Controller ensures the development and execution of the proper
processes and controls to support company's business strategies. This role leads the execution of the
month-end closing and reporting process and supports the development of financial reports, processes,
and procedures to support changing business demands of a growing international company. Additionally,
this position oversees the accounts payable and receivable teams, and works to drive improvements
throughout the accounting department, supporting growth and standard processes.
Role & Responsibilities
Perform monthly and annual close of company's general ledger and reconciliations. Support the
monthly closing process for assigned business units.
Ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial records and the timeliness of internal and external
Monitors changes in the sales environment to ensure the timely and accurate filing of monthly/annual
sales and purchase tax.
Oversee the accounts payable and receivables teams.
Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner.
Ensure that all discounts are taken on accounts payable.
Ensure that accounts receivable collection is completed promptly, and deductions are justified.
Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed in a timely manner.
Undertake financial analysis and variance analysis.
Validate inventory reconciliation with third-party logistics partners.
Ensure data integrity between ERP and third-party logistics partners.
Establish and implement internal controls over financial reporting.
Assessing internal controls, including risk assessments and reviews of risk areas.
Assist with audit research requests.
Prepare quarterly financial reports and comments for investor reporting.
Special projects and other duties as assigned.
You think this job is made for you?? It might be the case if you have:
A bachelor's degree in commerce, accounting or finance.
Minimum of 5-7 years of experience related to the role.
Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience.
CPA designation is required
Experience in inventory evaluation and controls in a manufacturing or distribution environment.
Experience with ERP system is required
Ability to work in a team and maintain effective relationships at all levels of the company
Excellent written and oral communication in French & English
Detail-oriented, autonomous, and able to take initiative.
Comfortable rolling up your sleeves and carrying out detailed, complex analysis
High energy and strong curiosity
Mindset of continuous process improvements with focus on questioning the status quo.
Superior attention to detail and accuracy