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Financial Controller – Engineering Firm

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Accounting & Finance
Toronto, Ontario

Financial Controller – Engineering Firm

Financial Controller – Engineering Firm

Location: Toronto
Salary: Competitive
Job type: Full time perm


• Assumes all aspects of financial control of the Corporation and its related companies.
• Undertakes and supervises all aspects of accounting department to streamline vendor
payment processes and improve the financial health of the company.
• Acts as the primary support person for month, quarter and year-end financial activities.
• Reconciles corporate balance sheets and delivers summary reconciliation reports to the executive team.
• Responsible for the preparation of the company’s financial statements.
• Supervises of the activities of all the accounting staff [A/P, A/R, Payroll].
• Oversees month-end closing and year-end closing and coordinates and assigns duties to the accounting staff as needed.
• Maintains the Corporation’s (and associated companies’) accounting systems and Fixed Asset software to ensure the proper, complete, and accurate record-keeping of accounting company transactions are performed within the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
• Evaluates departmental performance and adjusts daily operations when needed to ensure the department meets overall goals and objectives.
• Provides training, guidance, and direction to employees to ensure work is performed in an efficient, timely, and knowledgeable manner.
• Works directly with project managers and the Corporation’s officers in implementing
efficiency throughout various cost centres.
• Prepares and provides financial statements, sales reports, commission reports, analysis, and other reports on a scheduled or unprompted basis.
• Maintains and reconciles the fixed assets to the general ledger of the company.
• Prepares multiple provincial reports for tax purposes.
• Confers with upper management about budgeting and reviewing strategies to meet overall goals and objectives.
• Maintains good corporate relations with customers, vendors, banking institutions, auditors, owner companies and other affiliates.
• Works closely with financial institutions concerning banking activity changes,
enhancements and charges.
• Produces and manages the quarterly and annual tax filings.
• Responsible for general liability insurance renewals and amendments.
• Workers Compensation reporting.
Manages all payroll activities

• Prepare and submits the bi-weekly payroll to Psi for processing.
• Post payroll numbers to accounting system.
• Work with the President/CEO (and/or VP) for sales and marketing.
• Keeps record of all employee vacation requests and time-off accruals.
• Updates payroll system for salary changes, benefit changes, wage garnishments and
new hires.
• Produces and reviews payroll reports for/with CEO/President.
• Works directly with external auditors during the annual year-end audit
• Coordinates year-end audit with external auditors and assists in the preparation of audit
schedules, data, and information.
• Works closely with the accounting staff to coordinate efforts to provide needed information for the auditors.
• Ensures required information is readily available.
• Maintains the scope of the audit within the prescribed boundaries.
• Conducts internal audits of processes, records and information.
• Directs the implementation of needed corrections as determined by audit


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