Financial Controller (Hybrid)

Full Time

JRoss Retail Recruiters

We are currently seeking a skilled and experienced Financial Controller to oversee and manage the financial operations of a prominent wholesaler located in the GTA North area. The selected candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring accurate financial reporting, regulatory compliance, and effective financial management. This hybrid role involves leading the finance team and providing strategic insights to support informed decision-making by senior management. This role is Hybrid, 2 days at home.

DESCRIPTION Financial Reporting: Prepare and present timely, accurate financial statements, encompassing balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements. Ensure adherence to accounting standards, regulatory requirements, and internal company policies. Offer insightful financial analysis to senior management, highlighting trends, risks, and opportunities. Budgeting and Forecasting: Collaborate with department heads to develop and oversee the budgeting and forecasting process, establishing achievable financial targets.

Monitor and assess budget variances, providing well-reasoned explanations and actionable recommendations. Financial Operations: Take charge of day-to-day financial operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger activities. Implement and sustain robust internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure accurate financial recording. Team Leadership: Lead, manage, and mentor the finance team, fostering their professional growth and creating a collaborative, productive work environment.

Coordinate team efforts for the punctual completion of financial tasks and projects. Audit and Compliance: Prepare and present precise financial statements in a timely manner, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements. Guarantee adherence to accounting standards, regulatory mandates, and internal company policies. Financial Analysis: Analyze financial data to extract insights on profitability, cost control, and performance metrics.

Bolster decision-making through financial modelling, scenario analysis, and strategic recommendations. Cost Analysis and Efficiency: Scrutinize costs, expenses, and cost drivers to pinpoint opportunities for cost reduction and efficiency enhancements. Collaborate with operational teams to formulate cost-saving initiatives while upholding quality and service levels. Process Improvement: Identify prospects to streamline financial processes, heighten efficiency, and enhance the precision of financial reporting.

Integrate best practices to optimize financial operations and reporting accuracy. Ad-Hoc Analysis: Undertake ad-hoc financial analysis and projects as directed by management. REQUIREMENTS CPA designation and/or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance. Proven experience (5-8 years) in financial planning and analysis.

Strong business acumen and ability to connect financial analysis to strategic business planning. Ability to work independently under pressure to meet deadlines, deliver results and manage multiple tasks without compromising quality. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent organizational, written and verbal skills.

Ability to work and effectively communicate with cross-functional teams. Proficient computer skills and IT knowledge. Proficient in the use of accounting software. Contact Liz Crompton at 416.410.5316 x6 or submit your resume in confidence below.


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