Assistant Controller CPA

FED Finance Canada - Montréal, QC (28 days ago)

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Our client, an important firm located in Downtown Montreal, is looking for an Assistant Controller CPA

Assist with supervising the financial team and financial activities;
  • Collaborate with the Director of Finance and other members of the global finance
team to provide timely and accurate financial information in accordance with
external reporting requirements;
  • Prepare and/or review accounting entries, including intercompany entries for a
group of legal entities;
  • Perform account reconciliations for P&L and balance sheet accounts, ensuring
accuracy and completeness in billing and revenue recognition, in accordance
with IFRS;
  • Prepare bank reconciliations;
  • Maintain working papers to support the audit, as well as quarterly and year-end
financial statements;
  • Manage and administer sales tax matters for multiple legal entities in Canada
and the US;
  • Complete the month-end accounting close, including consolidation of multiple
entities located in various geographical locations, consistent with IFRS;
  • Assist with producing monthly financial and management reports to aid in
decision making and business improvements;
  • Provide input on accounting procedures, business processes, internal controls
and financial reporting;
  • Assist with preparing tax calculations and liaise with tax service providers and
government authorities as required;
  • Assist with budgeting/forecasting;
  • Assist with management of cash and banking relationship;
  • Serve as a point of contact for audit related matters as required;
  • Other related duties as required.
CPA designation;
  • At least 5 years of progressive accounting & finance experience, with previous
process management responsibility;
  • Bilingualism (English and French, spoken and written fluently).
Abilities and Aptitudes
  • Attention to detail;
  • Advanced proficiency in finance systems and Excel;
  • Strong accounting knowledge, coupled with business acumen;
  • Takes ownership and accountability;
  • Results-oriented;
  • Ability to work with remote teams;
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.
Assets
  • Experience with Sage 300 ERP system is considered an asset.