FINANCIAL CONTROLLER – EDMONTON, AB, CANADA – #5001

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a FINANCIAL CONTROLLER for our Edmonton, AB client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As the Financial Controller you will manage the accounting operations with direct responsibility for all  accounting functions including day to day journal entries, sales, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable and all accounting up to year-end.

Manage the accounting operations with direct responsibility for certain accounting functions of various corporate entities within the corporate group

Prepare, analyze and present financial information of the corporate group

Reconcile balance sheet accounts

Review of contractual agreements and legal documentation

Prepare year end working papers and communicate with the external accountants

Train, mentor and supervise accounting staff

Execute the month end process, review of journal entries and analysis

Manage and lead out the budgetary process

Monitor and coordinate fixed asset audits

Monitor and implement continuous process improvements, along with internal controls

Maintain and foster a strong working relationship with key clients, both internal and external

Coordinate and maintain insurance policy and claims

Act as the key contact with external provider for operational system changes

Communicate internally and coordinate system changes and requirements

Foster a cohesive relationship with HR ensuring consistent policy application as it relates to the finance team

Work with our accounting department to streamline vendor payment processes and improve the financial health of the company

Assist with key operational initiatives and assist with special ad hoc projects 

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma required

Proven relevant experience

Excellent accounting knowledge

Proven, strong leadership qualities

University or college degree in business, finance or a related field with a professional accounting designation (CA, CGA, CMA and CPA)

Minimum 5 years related experience and a strong working knowledge of Canadian GAAP and financial reporting

Experience and knowledge of all aspects of accounting and financial management in a manufacturing environment

Possess an open minded and flexible approach

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly gain the trust and confidence of others at all levels

Knowledge of all relevant federal and provincial requirements regarding financial records and reporting

Knowledge of accounting principles and practices

Advanced knowledge of Simply Accounting, MS Office

Management and supervisory experience

Must be extremely polished and well presented

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to Stefanie Howse – info@indemand.ca

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED