Controller

Partner One Capital - Montréal, QC (9 months ago)

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Partner One Capital is a long-term investment group specialized in the acquisition and growth of successful software companies. We are owned by one of the largest pension funds in North-America with over $15 Billion in Net Assets. In business for over 23 years, we own some of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in the world. Over 600 of the world's largest corporations and governments rely on our software for their most critical operations and to safeguard their most valuable data.

Position Description:
We are in search of an experienced Controller to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions. Controller responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful Controller combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating and/or managing a team of accountants and junior accountants. Controller duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks.

Responsibilities

Assist with tax audits and tax returns
Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
Support month-end and year-end close process
Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
Liaise with our Financial manager and Accounting manager to improve financial procedures
Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
Provide technical support and advice on Management accountant
Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
Requirements

Proven experience as a financial controller, accounting supervisor, chief or senior accountant
Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
Familiarity with financial accounting statements
Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, Sage50, Accomba.
Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
Accuracy and attention to detail
Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
Benefits

Downtown Office (McGill Metro)
Free Healthy Snacks & Coffee/Tea
Gym Membership
Medical/Dental Insurance