OverviewMetal recycling Controller Temporary in Montréal, QC
Branch Montréal QC CA
Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner – Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly – Process payroll in a timely manner – Ensure…
What we are looking for The Financial Controller reports to and works closely with the Chief Financial Officer and contributes to the overall success of the organization by effectively managing all financial tasks, related to budgeting, payroll and accounting. The Controller will oversee other accounting staff members and will work closely in collaborating with sales. The controller is responsible for the accounting operations of the company, this includes the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk with generally accepted accounting principles. Primary Duties and Responsibilities – Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures – Oversee the operations of the accounting department – Oversee the accounting operations of subsidiary corporations, especially their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures.
- Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner – Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly – Process payroll in a timely manner – Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed – Maintain the chart of accounts – Maintain an orderly accounting filing system – Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions – Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations – Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics – Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts – Manage the filing or R&D tax credit reports and support tax filing processes – Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management – Provide for a system of management cost reports – Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations – Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit – Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants – Comply with local, provincial and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings – Direct and coordinate company financial planning and budget management functions. – Maintain, improve and analyze weekly metric scorecard report and work with the management team optimize weekly results. – Work with operations staff to understand and improve margins. Analyze labor utilization to identity opportunities for improvements.
- Analyze costs to identify opportunities for cost reductions – Perform monthly volume and rate variance analysis as part of the margin improvement process. – Monitor and work to improve cash management including reviewing contracts for payment terms, manage collections and vendor payments. – Manage human resources professional and implement continual improvements to the hiring process, on boarding and performance management. – Manage all insurance policies and perform periodic risk assessments.
- Direct financial reviews and provide recommendations for procedural improvements. – Oversee daily operations of the finance department. – Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate department staff. – Provide accounting policy orientation for new staff.
Skills and Competences – Meticulous, methodical and trustworthy – Meet deadlines and standards – Good verbal and written communication skills – Excellent time management and organizational skills – Self-motivated with good interpersonal skills – Ability to work independently – Problem Solving – Bilingual (English and French) Qualification/Requirements – Experience required includes degree in Finance or Accounting, five plus years of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position, CPA/CMA or CA is desirable – Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures Working Conditions – Fast-paced environment – May be required to work some overtime hours to attend meetings of the Board, special events, and during specific periods of the accounting cycle such as the Annual Audit.
Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Montreal, QC, CA
Posted on: 2016-06-03