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Finance Director – Controller

Laval
Distribution | Accounting | #3854
Permanent | English
Differentiating elements
  • Corporate Environment
  • Growing Environment
  • Key Role with High Added Value
  • Stable Environment

About the employer

Are you looking for a controller position in a well-established SME with world-class operations, strong technological capabilities and solid financial health? Would you like to head up the accounting department and actively contribute to the company's profitable growth while reporting directly to the President? Are you passionate about systems automation, business efficiency and process optimization? Would you like to work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment?

Advantages: Financially stable and reputable company - Growing environment - Career development potential - Highly automated and innovative sector - Entrepreneurial culture - Structured and simplified business model - Superb professional exposure - Freedom to optimize systems - Job stability - Predictable work schedules - Excellent collaboration and support among colleagues - Benefits - 3 weeks' vacation - Competitive salary.

Your responsibilities in a few words!

Supervise accounting operations as well as team members responsible for billing, collections, accounts payable and payroll – Prepare monthly financial statements – Ensure data accuracy and compliance with established accounting standards and procedures – Coordinate efforts to investigate, dispute and resolve short payments and withholdings on remittances – Oversee day-to-day cash flow – Prepare monthly cash flow projections based on financial forecasts – Direct all month-end procedures – Ensure adequate funding and expense control in support of foreign operations – Ensure that the company complies with all governmental requirements, and regulatory reporting requirements – Guide the year-end closing process and the preparation of files for external accountants – Maintain impeccable internal controls – Protect accounts receivable by overseeing credit decisions and receivables insurance – Develop business processes and accounting policies – Collaborate with the IT department on innovation projects aimed at automating manual accounting activities, Align all accounting procedures – Establish best practices to maximize potential and successfully integrate the new ERP system – Support the President with ad hoc financial analyses to help guide business decisions

Your assets for this position!

  • Hold a CPA designation
  • MBA (asset)
  • Solid expertise in distribution
  • Minimum 10 years' combined global experience in accounting and finance, including 5 years with supervision
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience in financial statement creation, general ledger functions and closing processes
  • Excellent skills in the use and administration of accounting software
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and global database management
  • Experience with ERP systems and implementations (an asset)
  • Strong leadership, organizational and analytical skills
  • Bilingualism: clear English (spoken and written) and functional French
  • Summary

    An ideal opportunity for a professional, entrepreneurial, proactive and committed individual with a solid understanding of accounting principles, the retail sector and an in-depth knowledge of financial statements. As a member of the financial management team, you will be recognized for your analytical skills, your motivation, your leadership and your talent for providing brilliant insights to support decision-making. Reporting to the President, a competent and visionary manager who fosters a positive and progressive culture within his teams, you will be directly responsible for all aspects of corporate accounting, cash management, regulatory and financial reporting, as well as the development of internal control policies and procedures. Interested in this role? Apply here to share your interest in this management position.

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