Assistant Controller - Martinrea Canada - Tillsonburg

Job Overview

Location
Tillsonburg, Ontario
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
28 days ago

Additional Details

Experience
Some Exp. Required (2 - 5 Years)

Job Description

Required Qualifications:

  • College diploma or University Accounting degree (CPA designation preferred)
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of hands-on leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Managed a team of at least three direct reports with proven leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Displays Leadership within a financially driven organization
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and time management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, working knowledge of Word, and PowerPoint.

Critical Success Factors:

  • Demonstrates focus and drive to achieve targets, budgets and results through development and maintenance of operational and financial KPI's/Dashboards.
  • Desire to become a business partner to the General Manager by thoroughly understanding the business, providing accurate and timely information to the management team, taking the initiative to identify and implement costs saving projects (OPEX) that will assist in improving the overall profitability of the plant.
  • Desire and ability to learn about the business and understand the production process by attending and participating in daily production meetings and regularly walking through the production floor to develop the necessary link between the production processes and the financial statements.
  • Ability to identify potential risk areas and establish prudent financial stewardship and safeguarding of assets.
  • Assist in the education and development of departmental staff while fostering an environment based on teamwork and accountability.
  • Assist in the financial education of departmental managers regarding the financial impact of their decisions and foster a culture of financial accountability.
  • Clearly communicate weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual financial results including explanation of variances of actual compared to forecast/budget.
  • Proven self-starter, who requires limited supervision and direction, yet achieves tasks, overcomes problems and provides effective direction and development for staff.
  • Embraces the challenge of problem solving and identifying and implementing well thought through practical solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day accounting function at the facility, including cash and bank, accounts receivable, inventory, capital assets, accounts payable, inter-company transactions and other related accruals.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget for the plant including involving various departmental managers in the development of manpower and controllable spending budgets to encourage accountability and ownership of plant/department performance vs. budget.
  • Work closely with the General Manager and Controller to ensure that all the budgeted changes, cost saving initiatives, and new or lost business awards are correctly captured in the budget.
  • Assist in the management of the annual external audit for the plant by completing the year-end audit kit with all the required supporting reconciliations and documentation, ensuring that no audit adjustments are identified during the audit.
  • Mentor the accounting team ensuring continuous development of staff.
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required.

Working Conditions

  • Office environment and plant floor.
  • Effort/Physical Demands
  • Desk work.
  • Constant communication with employees, peers, management, suppliers and customers.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Ability to travel outside of Canada as necessary

Health and Safety Responsibilities

  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company rules, plant rules, and policies and procedures.
  • Must use or wear equipment, protective devices or certain clothing as required by the situation or environment.

Back-up Duties:

  • Perform other duties as required

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