Financial Controller - Mississauga, ON

Mississauga Permanent CA$150,000 - CA$170,000 per year
  • A hybrid position with room for internal growth
  • An opportunity to lead a team in a growing company

About Our Client

Our client is a global leader in event technology and production services.

Job Description

  • Establish and ensure compliance with suitable internal controls, accounting protocols, and business standards
  • Develop and maintain a team framework that facilitates the efficient execution of monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting and reporting responsibilities in alignment with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Review journal entries, account reconciliations, corporate financial records, and other documentation to uphold compliance with US GAAP and company regulations
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders to recognize and ensure compliance with new accounting standards (US GAAP)
  • Cultivate and sustain a proficient, objective-driven, and effective accounting team
  • Oversee the precision and efficiency of day-to-day accounting operations to uphold general ledgers and execute the monthly close and reporting procedures
  • Supervise the management of Accounts Receivable, Billing, and Credit and Collections teams.
  • Provide support for internal and external audit procedures and quarterly financial statement reviews
  • Continually evaluate the processes for general accounting, monthly close and consolidation, and venue contract administration
  • Develop and uphold effective internal controls as per Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and company guidelines, and collaborate with internal audit on control-related tasks

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class otherwise protected under applicable human rights legislation. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled and all other qualified applicants

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field is essential
  • +8 years of accounting experience with at least 4 years in a people management capacity
  • CPA required
  • Experience as a controller, assistant controller, or in other senior-level accounting positions are required
  • Demonstrated experience in overseeing financial systems implementations and upgrades
  • Proven track record of redesigning and enhancing processes, procedures, and internal controls
  • Familiarity with Oracle or SAP is preferred
  • Experience in leading a large team and hands-on involvement in various accounting functions such as G/L, A/P, A/R, billing, credit and collections, and fixed assets
  • Strong skills in hands-on reconciliation, with a high level of organization and attention to detail
  • Previous experience in industries such as hospitality or service-based organizations is advantageous

What's on Offer

A hybrid role in a multinational company

An opportunity to lead a team

Competitive compensation

An annual bonus

Jaco Venter
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Job summary

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Financial Controller
Media & Agency
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Jaco Venter
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