Assistant Controller

Groom & Associes - Cornwall, ON (30+ days ago)

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? Manufacturing
? Cornwall, Ontario
? Full tme, permanent

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A $100M furniture manufacturer selling throughout the United States and Canada.


  • Improve the financial reporting system and work towards optimizing all financial reporting processes and systems;
  • Assist in the production of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements (incorporating actuals, budgets, forecasts, cash flows and balance sheet reconciliations);
  • Prepare and present the Business Unit’s actual performance reviews and analysis of potential variance in results including working capital and free cash flow;
  • Identify reasons for the variances between actual, forecast and budgeted figures and escalate issues as appropriate;
  • Review and update costing
  • Assist in the preparation of the budget, forecasts and management reporting;
  • Ensure budgeting is realistic but challenging while consistent with business conditions;
  • Prepare best-in-class forecasts and leveraging other sources of data to produce insight and informing management ;
  • Assist in operational improvement programs in partnership with key operation managers;
  • Flag risks associated with cash collection as they arise and try to find solutions to mitigate them;
  • Identify and implement opportunities to streamline the financial reporting package or add reports that will help the Executive Team achieve the Company’s financial goals more effectively;
  • Control and maintain/update the Business Unit’s cash forecasts, ensuring cash resources are optimized and Business Unit’s liquidity is maintained at all times
  • Proactively identify and make recommendations on business risks and opportunities;
  • Assist in building business cases and models to support investment decisions (from CAPEX OPEX and cashflow impact perspective);
  • Monitor inventory levels;

  • CPA
  • Minimum 5 years Accounting management experience.
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with multiple priorities simultaneously and be able to set priorities to meet deadlines
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