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Group Controller
Location: Leamington, ON Category: Accounting & Finance
Status: Direct Hire Reference: CA_EN_1_026510_11375930
Posted: October 17,2016 Salary: N/A

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On behalf of our client, Adecco, is currently looking to fill a Group Controller job opportunity in Leamington, ON.  The successful candidate would  report directly to the CFO.  

The responsibilities for the Group Controller job opportunity include:
- Operating and determining the rules of a modern and transparent accounting system that is compliant with statutory requirements
- Shaping and configuring the planning and control cycle to ensure that the management boards receive prompt and reliable management information
- Establishing a management control system for reporting on operations and managing risks identified
- Generating advice and proposals for financial and economic policy
- Enhancing the professionalism, performance, motivation and multi-functional deployment of financial and administrative staff within the department
- Determining the rules for and supervising the efficient management of liquid assets
- Compiling the annual accounts and ensure consistency between all annual financial statements
- Compiling the annual accounts for publication
- Compiling, filing and archiving the official company documents of all legal entities
- Compiling the consolidation and preparing the corporate tax return
- Liaising with the external auditor and coordinating audits within the group fro the purpose of compiling the annual accounts
- Arranging and monitoring payroll accounting
- Formulating and communicating guidelines for the structure and schedule of the planning and control cycle
- Compiling mulit-year plans, budgets, monthly reports, liquidity planning and latest estimates for the holding companies
- Closing the accounts on a monthly basis, compiling the consolidation and management reports
- Analysing and monitoring the current results relative to the budget and providing pro-active advise on the corrective measures to be taken
- Formulating the basic principles and objectives of the accounting and internal control procedures
- Identifying business risks and arranging systems to manage these risks
- Setting up an effective management control system providing a monthly insight into the results and risks
- Optimising working methods and procedures to improve operations and coordinating improvement measures
- Designing and arranging the management of the accounting procedures and systems, in order to improve the quality of the internal management system
- Developing and implementing internal control instructions for the purpose of selective quality controls within the accounting department/business units
- Making an active contribution to the compilation of strategic multi-year plans, supervising the implementation of formulated policy and making proposals for adjustments
- Keeping abreast of new developments/statutory requirements with regard to accounting and administrative obligations/methods and techniques and putting forward proposals to be applied
- Generating solicited and unsolicited advice on the financial and economic consequences and implications of intended policy
- Contributing on an ad-hoc basis to projects relating to financial and accounting administration
- Selecting new staff in consultation with the management board and Human Resources
- Coaching, supporting and training employees within the department
- Preparing for and conducting periodic appraisals with each individual employee in accordance with the HRM cycle

- 5 years of relevant work experience as a group controller in a medium-sized company operating internationally
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Accounting or Finance
- Knowledge of financial/economic and accounting processes
- Knowledge and experience of modern reporting and consolidation systems, ERP systems, analysis and reporting tools and advanced proficiency in MS Excel
- Strong technical and analytical skills
- Strong problem solving and leadership skills
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
- Excellent communication skills

If you meet the requirements for this Group Controller job opportunity in Leamington, ON, please apply online at today!


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**Note: Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.**