Divisional Controller (ACC223)

July 03, 2019

Role and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the Divisional Controller will have the following main responsibilities:

§  Prepare and analyze monthly and annual financial statements for several companies;

§  Make sure the monthly, quarterly and year-end closing procedures are accurate, within deadlines and comply with IFRS standards, including the preparation of journal entries, auxiliaries and GL reconciliations;

§  Reconcile inter-company transactions and investments in support to the consolidation process;

§  Work in collaboration with the operations team to ensure the accounting management of the assets;

§  Act as a liaison between the operations team and the corporate accounting department;

§  Provide operations and development teams with the information required to facilitate the management of their respective departments;

§  Work in collaboration with various accounting teams for month-end and quarter-end processes;

§  Prepare cash flow forecasts and monitor the financial performance;

§  Prepare the information required for the division’s tax audits;

§  Participate in the annual budget planning exercise and in the analysis of variances between budgeted and actual results;

§  Ensure a thorough monitoring of expenses and suggest improvements or relevant expense reductions to the stakeholders;

§  Develop, optimize, implement and monitor the efficiency of internal controls;

§  Ensure compliance with laws, regulations and various agreements and ensure administrative procedures meet the requirements;

§  Participate in the preparation of year-end audit files;

§  Participate in any other related project.


§  Excellent organizational and time-management skills in a multi-tasking context;

§  Professionalism, thoroughness and strong sense of responsibility;

§  Strong work ethic, quality-minded and detail-oriented;

§  Autonomous and driven;

§  Strong interpersonal and communication skills;

§  Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and keen ability to interpret results.

Professional Requirements

§  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in a similar position;

§  Recognized accounting designation (CPA);

§  Solid knowledge of IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) Accounting Standards;

§  Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (Power Pivot and Power Query, an asset);

§  Experience with an accounting platform or an ERP system; Great Plains, an asset;

§  Fluently bilingual (French and English), written and spoken; Spanish, an asset.

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