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Financial Controller

A Kingston based client of Withey Addison LLP is seeking a Controller/Financial Analyst.

Reporting to the President, the successful candidate will have a hands-on approach to providing strategic and financial leadership within the company. This is a small team that works in a very entrepreneurial and fast paced environment. The ideal candidate for this role will have previous experience with full-cycle accounting and an ability to lead and perform all accounting, reporting and cost analysis. This role requires a high attention to detail and excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as someone who is fully proficient with advanced functions of MS Office and Sage 50/accounting software.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Manage and perform full-cycle accounting including A/P, A/R and payroll

Prepare monthly financial statements and management reports

Prepare and report monthly G/L and bank reconciliations, ensuring compliance within travel industry legislation and trust accounting

Prepare annual budgets, forecasts and variance analysis

Manage and project cash flow

Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, and the company’s performance

Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities

Develop plans, forecast and provide strategies that the company should consider

Enhance and develop new internal controls

Ensure tax compliance specifically HST

Liaise externally with auditors, bankers, vendors and insurance companies

Prepare various financial analysis as required

Manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used

Maintain the overall financial health of the company

Education and Experience:

Bachelors of Business Administration with Accounting or Finance focus

Professional accounting designation preferred

5+ years of post qualification experience in a management role

Experience working with ASPE

Required Skills and Knowledge:

Strong team player

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal

Knowledge and experience in motivating teams to achieve goals

Highly organized; strong analytical and problem solving skills

Proficient with the use of Microsoft Office Software

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Kingston, ON

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Management: 5 years

Required language:

  • English
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