The Controller will help provide leadership and coordination of company financial planning, budget management, and ensure company accounting procedures and reporting conform to generally accepted accounting principles.
Oversee daily operations of the finance and accounting department
Manage the preparation of all financial reports
Manage the preparation of financial outlooks and financial forecasts
Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions
Ensure compliance with local, provincial and federal budgetary reporting requirements
Assist in establishing short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
Serve on planning and policy-making committees
Coordinate financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements
Represent the company externally to government agencies, auditors, and the general public
Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate department staff
Provide accounting policy orientation for new staff
Creation of KPI measurements and regular feedback to the organization
Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business with strong Accounting experience
5 + years’ experience in a mid to senior level finance or accounting positions
An accounting designation
Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Knowledge of NetSuite
Knowledge of federal and provincial financial regulations
Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections
Working knowledge of short and long-term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis.
Experience with SR&ED Credits
Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects