Financial Controller

MEDITERRANEAN SHIP.INC. - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Contribution to MSC Canada

Working at MSC, you are part of a continuously evolving organization. Employee’s don’t only facilitate ocean transport, they aspire and achieve professional growth.

At MSC, we’re proud that through organic growth from one-vessel operation to a global organization, we’ve managed to maintain and promote our family-business culture. We’re a company driven by people, not by systems and we believe it’s our cultural spirit that has led us to be so successful.

Putting our people are the heart of our business, we are not only dedicated to recruiting the right people into the right roles, we are committed to helping our teams progress their careers in line with their own goals and aspirations. We offer support and training to help people to succeed in their roles whilst building the necessary skills and experience to progress within the business.

At MSC Canada, we more than value customer service, diversity and elevating our staff to reach beyond status quo. We are seeking candidates who excel at delivering an elevated customer experience in every exchange both internally and externally.

Department Summary

The Finance Department’s primary collective function is managing cash flow in and out of MSC Canada. Ultimately reporting all numbers back to Geneva, the Finance Department collects and accurately inputs outstanding customer invoices while processing and paying our vendors in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Position Summary

We’re hiring a Finance Controller to join our Finance Team. As a key member of this team and reporting to the Finance Manager, the Finance Controller plays an important role in managing the accounting cycle and financial reporting. The Finance Controller will be primarily responsible for collaborating with operational leadership and finance colleagues to deliver accurate, timely and highly valued accounting and financial support.

Key Accountabilities

Responsible to deliver internal and external financial statements and reports.
Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
Assist in the day to day accounting operations;
Responsible for journal entry creation and data management (GL) in SAP system and Quickbooks;
Preparation of weekly cash flow and requirements for reporting to head office;
Perform GL reconciliation and the preparation of financial statements;
Assist in the coordination and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances.
Analyze variances versus budget, review and analysis of financial performance;
Internal and external (head office) financial reporting and analysis;
Improve processes and controls related to the accounting cycle and propose improvements to the supporting analyses in order to improve accuracy and efficiency;
Assist in developing and monitoring business performance metrics (KPIs).
Assist in preparation of reporting requirements to management and head office;
Assist in preparation of presentation materials for senior management;
Any additional departmental tasks in line with business needs as determined by your direct supervisor.

Qualifications and Competencies

All MSC Canada employees are expected to exhibit the MSC Attitude whereby you are a positive force, relentlessly driven to produce solutions-focused results; your approachable nature encourages collaboration with colleagues and customers.

Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting with CPA certification (an asset)
Have 4+ years of experience in an accounting firm or other relevant experience;
A strong work ethic and flexibility to meet dynamic business needs;
Advanced skills in MS Excel and ERP aptitude; Knowledge of SAP an asset;
Show leadership and entrepreneurship;
Have an excellent sense of organization;
Being able to work in a growing fast-paced environment;
Be able to manage priorities and meet deadlines;
Ability to work independently and as a team;
Demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
Be bilingual (FR / EN).

What We Offer

When you work for MSC we offer more than just a job. We provide all our employees many benefits that include but that are not limited to:

100% health and dental benefits coverage

RRSP coverage with MSC Canada matching a portion of employee contribution
Tailored training program opportunities for employee development
Employee mentorship, leadership and assistance opportunities
An employee referral incentive program
Community Involvement
Gym facility
Health & Wellness Program

MSC Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome and encourage applications from all interested parties. Accommodations are available, upon request, for those with a disability or medical need during any stage of the recruitment process. We thank all candidates for their interest in MSC Canada however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.