Controller, Canadian Operations

Date Posted : 2021-10-05
Job Type : Controller, Canadian Operations
Location : Woodstock
Annual Salary : Negotiable
Years Experience : 5 years plus

Our client is a well-known auto parts and industrial products manufacturer with divisions around the world.  Positive employee culture offering with little turnover in their professional and management staff. This is a place where people want to work to retirement, offering a good work/life balance, good benefits and retirement saving programs

We seek a controller who will oversee the main Canadian operations that include consolidating a couple of manufacturing facilities, product development, and sales and marketing.  This is a mid-sized operation employing about 350 People. Will have the typical range of plant responsibilities, including financial reporting, statement analysis, year and month-end processes, internal and external audits as part of a publicly-traded IFRS compliant environment.  Will also be responsible for departmental budgets and forecasts, systems analysis and enhancements, inventory analysis and departmental leadership mentoring a team.

Will have the specific challenge of working closely with an implementation team to migrate financial reporting to SAP over the coming next two years

We are seeking an experienced controller with professional credentials.  We are looking for the right fit to find a candidate with good interpersonal skills who will work well with the management team, understand the operation, and provide the right information and financial education for solid decision-making.

This is a unique opportunity where the senior financial leaders in this organization are approaching retirement, and a succession plan for the right individual to a corporate multi-division multi-country role is possible.  Also offered is an opportunity to work in a stable organization where managers are given the latitude to make a difference and contribute collaboratively.  A competitive salary and an above-average bonus and benefits package are offered.