Financial Controller - Transportation

  • Location
    Acton, Ontario
  • Salary
    $ 80000 - $ 100000 / Yearly
  • Job type
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Controller

Controller job opening in Milton, ON

Adecco Professional is currently partnering with a dynamic and growing transportation and logistics client to hire for a Controller job opening in Milton, ON. This full-time, permanent career opportunity is best suited for a driven, hands-on finance and accounting professional. This individual is a trusted advisor to the leadership team reporting directly to the President and provides timely and accurate information to make prudent financial decisions. The Controller is responsible for full cycle accounting including forecasting, job costing, strategic planning and managing all accounting and financial related functions of the company. The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, with a keen eye for improvement in a team-oriented collaborative company.

Some of the responsibilities of the Controller job opening in Milton, ON may include but are not limited to:

  • Provide clear direction to the accounting and finance members through leading by example, motivating and inspiring the team
  • Oversee and manage key accounting operational activities including accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit, fixed assets, costing, cash disbursements, payroll, inventory etc.
  • Forecast and budget of profitability and cashflow, including management of leading scorecard indicators
  • Forecasting, budgeting, consolidating and reporting
  • Develop/implement/maintain a comprehensive job costing system
  • Develop and maintain strong stakeholder relations (suppliers, customers, leadership team, subordinates, departmental managers, board, shareholders)
  • Prepare and present various financial and operational reports including financial statement compilation, variance analysis, activity, job, and product line-based costing and more
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP, federal and provincial tax laws, as well as year-end requirements; this include regulatory reporting
  • Create a consistent and reliable flow of valuable financial information to leadership team and department managers
  • Deliver exceptional monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports free from error
  • Liaise with audit firms, banks/lessors, insurance agents, credit card companies; manage commercial banking relationships
  • Financial analysis to evaluate various projects/programs, costing, variances, capital expenditures, etc.; provide sales analysis reporting
  • Develop internal controls along with policies and procedures
  • Additional duties as necessary
  • Some of the key requirements to be considered for the Controller job opening in Milton, ON may include but are not limited to:

  • At least 5+ years’ experience as a full-cycle accountant with some leadership experience; experience as a Controller a strong asset
  • Completed post-secondary education in Accounting and Finance; CPA designation preferred
  • Experience in transportation, logistics, supply chain.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; bilingual Punjabi and/or Hindi an asset but not required
  • Interactive and motivated leadership style with a very hands-on approach to get the job done
  • Someone who takes initiative and is passionate about the role the department plays in a successful organization
  • Asset to those with proven success with process improvement
  • Highly analytical with exceptional eye for detail; sense of urgency with a results oriented focus.
  • Our client is motivated to add top talent to their team and is ready to hire; does this sound like you? The position will require you to work in onsite daily and offers a competitive compensation package – this is a fantastic opportunity to take that next step in your Accounting career. If this sounds like you and you are ready to make a positive impact in this established but growing organization, please apply today!

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    Reference number CA_EN_1_026575_1955385

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