Controller - Manufacturing

Posted Date: Jul 16, 2019
Expiry Date: Aug 31, 2019
Location: Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Tags: Manager, Management, manufacturing, Saskatchewan, Bachelor's degree, inventory, cost-accounting, CA, CMA, CPA, team player, analytical ability, accounting, Saskatchewan, Accounting, Agriculture

Grasslands Recruitment Specialists


For over 40 years, our Client has been recognized as a prominent manufacturing firm in southwest Saskatchewan. With multiple divisions, they seek a confident Senior Accountant to assume responsibility of Controller for their 'Holdco'. If you are able to see concepts and recognize how to apply them to a variety of different areas in a manufacturing setting, we encourage you to apply.

This position requires the ability to analyze inventory variances for required account adjustments, regulatory management of the MRP system in coordination with inventory adjustments and requirements and communicating such inventory information accurately and efficiently to each Production Manager and Supervisor. The Controller will perform/oversee cost analyses, tax implication estimates, and cost-benefit calculations. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing annual operating and capital budgets for all entities and assisting other division Controllers in various other areas, as required.

Preference will be given to applicants with an accounting designation. Manufacturing business experience with a thorough understanding of cost-accounting and inventory principles is preferred.

Our Client offers their staff the opportunity to grow and take control of their own career. Recognizing that change is good – they offer a dynamic environment to grow and use your skills. In addition to a competitive salary and full medical, dental and RRSP benefits. Other ‘perks’ include an educational assistance policy, a health and wellness allowance, flex-time, and no weekend requirements. Challenge yourself with this high-energy position with countless opportunities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development of and support the company’s strategic plans
  • Monitor the financial performance of the company
  • Compile and analyze financial reporting packages
  • Prepare monthly and annual operating budgets
  • Develop and manage financial controls in accordance with the company’s procedures
  • Communicate financial metrics to senior management
  • Provide leadership and support to accounts receivable and accounts payable departments
  • Manage the preparation of payroll for personnel
  • Keep up-to-date on current HR trends
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • Accounting designation or an equivalent combination of related experience and education
  • Minimum 7+ years of accounting experience in a senior accounting or financial management role
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Impeccable analytical and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to work closely with a senior management team

If your experience supports this as the next step in your career path, and you are open to considering possible relocation to/within the province of Saskatchewan, we invite you to connect with us.

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