Sysco Canada, Inc Controller – Maternity Leave Coverage Contract in Vancouver, BC

Sysco Canada, Inc

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Controller – Maternity Leave Coverage
Vancouver, BC

Sysco Corporation is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, and other…

Sysco Corporation is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the food service and hospitality industries. Sysco’s 50,000 employees in 70-plus locations are committed to helping its 400,000 sales and service customers succeed and satisfy consumers’ appetites. Sysco Canada has 5,000+ people in over 30 locations across the country.

Job Purpose:
As a business advisor and an integral part of the leadership team of this dynamic and growing company, the Controller will be responsible for leading the accounting/reporting, accounts payable and accounts receivable functions. You will be responsible for people development, process change, internal and external financial reporting and providing advice, direction and financial expertise to senior management

Reports to: CFO Western Division

The successful candidate will :
Work closely with the General Manager to define financial objectives and strategies for the company and plan, manage and carry out a course of action necessary to support these initiatives.
Provide reliable and timely financial reporting to management and corporate office. Accurate and timely processing of financial reporting (weekly / monthly / quarterly / annual)
Prepare journal entries / monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
Prepare year end tax information for external auditors
Ensure appropriate internal controls are in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and Sysco Financial Accounting Methods and working effectively
Provide leadership, guidance, coaching and succession planning to team members.
Analyze financial information to assist management in increasing profitability; make recommendations towards sound business decisions and ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures.
Assist CFO with forecasting results.
Integral part of annual profit plan process.
Contribute to cross-functional projects that enhance company profitability.
Work with corporate internal audit group, external auditors, tax and legal advisors.
Assist with fixed asset ledger
Federal / provincial reporting as required
All other duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements:
Education required: completion of professional accounting designation (CA, CMA or CGA)
Other Education/Certification/Training preferred: Microsoft Office / SAP knowledge

Work Experience Requirements:
5+ years’ work experience, knowledge of food industry
8 years accounting
Manufacturing experience an asset

Technical Requirements:
Equipment: Computer, general office equipment
Software: Microsoft Office Suite with very strong excel skills
Other: preferred SAP / Distributec

Skills / Abilities / Personal Suitability:
Contributing to Team Success
Customer Focus.
Decision Making
Health and Safety
Information Monitoring
Food Safety
Managing Work (includes Time Management)
Quality Orientation

Physical Requirements: Little physical exertion is required. Sitting most of the time. Physical activities of the job include:
Repetitive Motions

Sysco’s Leadership Framework Basics Integrity & Accountability Problem Solving & Decision Making Driving Results
Qualified candidates submit cover letter & resume via the Talent Portal at www.sysco.ca/careers
Sysco’s Mission is to market and deliver great products to our customers with exceptional service.
Sysco’s Vision is to be our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner.
We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds expectations.
Committed to Employment Equity.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-23
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