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Financial Controller

Financial Controller

This individual will build and enforce good processes, policies, and strategies to help expand our organization as a whole. A structured and analytical person, our Controller will continue to build the finance department to its most efficient and a productive asset to the organization. Integral role in our leadership team, we are looking for a self-starter and motivated individual who will grow with our brand, with natural leadership skills and a fundamental understanding of the manufacturing industry.

Financial and Accounting Duties:

  • Build effective and consistent processes to implement to streamline the overall office and finance departments.
  • Internally audits inefficiencies and develop solutions.
  • Manages and builds financial planning, department budgets and all other financial obligations to ensure allocated funds are spent appropriately.
  • Researches and presents government programs and/or bursaries for financial support.
  • Subject matter expert in MRPs and ERPs and able to utilize systems consistently and to their full capacity.
  • SAP/HANA our accounting and inventory system.
  • Investigates financial expenditure, errors, and other fiscal discrepancies.
  • Develop and implement cost-saving initiatives.
  • Report various financial donations, initiatives, policies, internal decisions and procedures to CFO/COO.
  • Works with all departments to ensure budgets are being upheld.
  • Works closely with Operations management.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with leadership team to ensure collective goals of downtime and quality products are reached.
  • Monitors the local legislative climate, interpreting the impact of legislation on the business and operating to comply with laws and regulations.
  • Directs and maintains positive employee relations within department.
  • Oversees accounts receivables and payables and steps in to assist when required.
  • Establishes and monitors OKRs for department.
  • Reviews cash flow, bank balances, expense reports, cheque requests, donor receipts, cheque batches, payroll deposits, priority payables and other financial requirements.
  • Conducts various year-end and month-end activities.
  • Responds to government queries and external agencies.
  • Engage in weekly team meetings.
  • Prepares payments for various taxes such as provincial sales and service, non-residence, and property.
  • Presents to Ownership various financial reports and overall financial health monthly, quarterly and annually.
  • Other duties as required.

Teamwork and Leadership

  • Supervises, coaches, and motivates team.
  • Reviews all departments working hours and Time & Attendance weekly for submission to payroll.
  • Approves or denies any employee-initiated time off requests and coordinates with Human Resources and Accounting Administrator for processing.
  • Responsible for overseeing labour trends, performance management and hiring practices while working alongside human resources.
  • Directs management development plans and provides on-going feedback to achieve desired business results.
  • Leads by example for all safety standards, food safety standards, compliance measures, respect in the workplace and other facets of corrective action.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 8+ years of experience and a bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2+ years of managerial experience.
  • Must have exceptional experience using SAP Software – SAP/HANA experience strong asset
  • Background in food manufacturing or other highly regulated industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to working through problems effectively and efficiently.
  • Talent for conveying information and ideas clearly and objectively.
  • Ability to develop relationships.
  • Highly organized, able to manage time effectively and is comfortable working with tight deadlines.
  • High degree of flexibility and ability to deal with a growing and changing environment.
  • Exceptional working knowledge of Excel.
  • Accounting designation an asset.
  • Proficient with software and IT language.
  • Strong attention to detail and a quick learner.
  • Hybrid Model

Starting salary is $120,000.00

Serious applicants please email a copy of your resume to jocelyn@delspastry.com

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