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  • The STORY Group



Compensation: ideally $90-120k range

Reports to: President

Client: Confidential

Location: West GTA


Reporting to the President, the Controller will be responsible for financial reporting,

forecasting, planning, analysis, and controls.

As a trusted advisor, the Controller will act as a cross functional liaison with key resources

within the company and will provide ownership with effective financial counsel.

KEY FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES: The specific responsibilities of the role, while not limited to, include:

Managing and directing the financial, budgetary control, credit, administrative, treasury

(Bank), costing and IT functions of the company.

  • Financial Reporting

    • Responsible for the creation, administration, and reporting of financial data

    • Monthly management reporting package

    • Order/Revenue Recognition

    • Forecasting/Planning/Analysis

    • Treasury, Forecasting cycles, Annual Budget, Ad-hoc Analysis

    • Develops the Plant budget and provides thorough analysis of variances

    • Analyzes market trends, production and sales.

    • Develops, recommends and co-ordinates the budgetary strategies and objectives, monitoring progress throughout the year.

  • Cost Accounting

    • Provides the cost accounting expertise for the manufacturing operations.

    • Works closely with manufacturing operations to ensure accurate and timely capture of all production costs and effective analysis of production variances.

    • Develops, monitors and analysis manufacturing overhead allocation and burden rates to ensure appropriateness.

  • Controls

    • Creation and enforcement of internal controls

    • Identifies the need for, researches, develops, recommends and implements new accounting, credit policies and procedures.

    • Directs and co-ordinates accounting policies and procedures, financial statements, cash flow and investments, credit, tax reviews and audits.

    • Administrates and advises on currency policies/practices including hedging.

    • Directs the control of company funds, cash flow and assets.

    • Formulates and controls customer credit policies and monitors credit strategies.

  • Management objectives

    • Manages the financial resources and assets, recommending short and long-term goals and developing and implementing strategies to meet them.

    • Forms strategic relationships with financial departments of our customers as well as local financial institutions.

    • Ensures GAAP is incorporated into the management of the business.


Following are the minimum requirements for the position:

  • University degree

  • Chartered Professional Accounting designation - CPA (CA, CMA, CGA)

  • 7+ years controllership experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred

  • Owner/operator support experience would be an asset

  • Strong financial reporting, operational accounting, & analysis skillset

  • Ability to deliver quality work while meeting time sensitive deadlines

  • Strong organization and prioritization skills

  • Ability to communicate financial information across all levels of the organization

  • Strong system and Excel skills

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume in confidence, by e-mail to:

The STORY Group is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) to applicants invited to an interview.

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