Finance Controller


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Richmond Hill, ON 




As per experience

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Full Time



Job Description:

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Main Roles and Responsibilities-  Ensure all government remittances are submitted on a timely basis. There is also a requirement to communicate with multiple clients in a courteous and professional manner. Some supervisory responsibilities are required by handling Staff Accountants and this position will be reporting to Account Manager.  Establish and implement basic accounting procedures.  Supervise the Staff Accountant on the account and provide necessary guidance and training when needed in the following areas:  Processing day-to-day transactions including A/R, A/P, payroll and benefits, and banking.  Coordinating and directing budgeting, procurement, investment activities, and financial planning.  Preparation of all government returns (GST, HST, ETD, WSIB, EHT, T4s, T4As, T5s, etc.).  Analyze and reconcile accounts and prepare reconciliations in complex situations.  Monitor and manage cash flow, prepare budgets and forecasts.  Interact with clients' year-end accountants and government auditors.  Prepare and analyze monthly and yearly financial statements and related working papers.  Interact with client to ensure financial statements make sense and provide explanation and analysis as required by clients.  Assist with scheduling issues and performance evaluations of Staff Accountants.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting consistent with someone near completion of the CPA program.
  • Knowledge of office/accounting systems, procedures and document flows consistent with someone who has at least five years good experience in an accounting office environment.
  • 3-5 years of experience as Finance Controller with strong leadership skills.
  • Computer skills at a level where new programs and concepts can be learned rapidly and taught to staff (e.g. Sage 50, QuickBooks, MYOB, Sage 300, Business Vision, Excel, Internet Banking, and Payroll Systems).
  • Needs to be proactive in establishing procedures and providing instructions.
  • Needs to take ownership of the day-to-day responsibilities for all assigned client engagements.
  • Exceptional leadership and staff management. Hands on approach with staff.

Apply to Sandy Thomson - 
Company Info Recruitment Division 6645 Kitimat Road, Unit 27
Mississauga, Canada

Phone: 905-812-5627
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