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Controller

Laval
Retail | Accounting | #3562
Permanent | English
Differentiating elements
  • Autonomy & Latitude
  • Corporate Environment
  • Flexibility & Quality of Life
  • Growing Environment
  • Professional Development
  • Stable Environment

About the employer

Our client is a leader in the furniture and interior design market. He focuses on developing innovative and exciting products. Its mission is to be a dynamic, forward-thinking furniture company offering exceptional style and value to all our target customers in North America.

Benefits

Financially stable and reputable company - Growing environment - Internal career development potential - Highly automated and innovative industry - Open and entrepreneurial management culture - Simplified business model and structure - Superb professional exposure - Freedom to optimize systems and strong potential to implement better ones - Job stability - Predictable work schedules - Excellent collaboration and support among colleagues - Social Benefits - 3 weeks vacation - Competitive salary

Your responsibilities in a few words!

Oversee accounting operations as well as team members responsible for billing, collections, accounts payable and payroll – Prepare monthly financial statements in a timely manner – Ensure accuracy of data and compliance with established accounting standards and procedures – Coordinate efforts to investigate, dispute and resolve short payments and remittance deductions – Manage day-to-day cash flow – Prepare monthly cash flow projections based on financial forecasts – Direct all month-end procedures – Ensure the company complies with all governmental requirements, Ensure the company complies with all governmental, tax and regulatory reporting requirements – Guide the year-end closing process and preparation of files for external accountants – Maintain impeccable internal controls – Develop business processes and accounting policies – Collaborate with IT on innovation projects to automate manual, redundant and non-value added accounting activities – Align all accounting procedures – Establish best practices to maximize the potential and successfully integrate the new ERP system

Your assets for this position!

- DESS in accounting and CPA designation (asset)
- Professional experience as an assistant controller or management of various accounting functions
- Minimum 5 years of combined global experience in accounting and finance
- In-depth knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
- Experience in the creation of financial statements, general ledger functions, and the month-end and year-end closing process
- Excellent skills in the use and administration of accounting software
- Advanced knowledge of Excel and global database management
- Experience with ERP systems and ERP implementations (asset)
- Strong leadership, organizational and analytical skills
- Bilingualism: clearly express yourself in English and have a professionally functional French (spoken and written)

Summary

An ideal opportunity for a professional, entrepreneurial, and invested individual with a solid understanding of accounting principles and a thorough knowledge of financial statements. Someone who has the talent to offer brilliant insights for decision making, who will adapt well to working with the implementation of new and existing systems. As a member of the finance team, this person would have analytical skills and attention to detail, be self-motivated, organized and have a natural talent for managing teams. Does this role speak to you? Apply here to share your interest in this position.

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