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Senior Controller - 6193

  • Type: Full-time
  • Location: MB - Winnipeg & Area
  • Compensation: Competitive Compensation Package

This is a unique opportunity to take the reigns as Senior Controller for a Winnipeg global head office. This role is perfect for an experienced and financially astute accountant with extensive strategic, operational and business leadership skills and knowledge. As a key member of the senior finance team, you will be driving the financial reporting, analysis and planning process to ensure the financial strategies, policies and procedures align with and support all business operations. You will be an integral and important figure in this company who will value your business insight, acumen and foresight.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Generate quality & accurate monthly/quarterly/annual financial reports
  • Present and review financial & budget reports to board members, stakeholders, executives, and clients
  • Prepare year-end files and coordinate with auditors to finalize financial statements
  • Lead Internal Process Control related to financial regulations, risk assessments, vendor approval and budget variance analysis
  • Supervise finance team and be responsible for payables and receivables related process, compliance, costing, forecasting and reporting
  • Spearhead improvements of processes and leverage automation wherever possible
  • Provide insightful information to senior executives to aid in long-term and short-term decision making
  • Ensure that financial and operational reporting is completed on a timely basis
  • Forecast, develop and improve the financial operations and reporting while maintaining an entrepreneurial culture
  • Monitor financial performance, process improvements and growth initiatives
  • Recommend and implement improvements to the accounting systems
  • Coordinate and monitor all tax compliance requirements
  • Maintain standard practices, controls and procedures for the finance
  • Lead and develop a large finance team and work effectively with managers across the organization

Key Qualifications:

  • 10+ years related finance experience
  • Proficient knowledge in MS AX and MS office applications
  • Superior analytical skills with the ability to provide accurate business insights
  • Knowledge of provincial taxes and US GAAP
  • Manufacturing or cost accounting background would be an asset
  • Experience with transition of legacy systems to Cloud would be an asset
  • Excellent organizational skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong financial & analytical skills to partner with remote and international teams
  • Ability to work effectively with other senior members of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively & efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to build and maintain productive cross-functional relationships to drive business and create teams
  • High level of energy with the ability to motivate and drive teams
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills

In return, what you can expect:

  • Very competitive compensation package
  • An opportunity to lead a dynamic finance group for global head office
  • Succession opportunity into senior executive

Only candidates already eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Barry Milne is a professional accountant with more than 20 years in senior leadership positions. As Vice President of the Manitoba/Saskatchewan division, Barry leads our Winnipeg-based team and specializes in the recruitment of designated accounting and finance professionals.

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Vice President, Manitoba & Saskatchewan at The Headhunters
MB - Winnipeg & Area
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