Controller, Canada
Mastronardi Produce
Kingsville, ON, CAN
1d ago

Primary Responsibilities :

  • Prepare and review the month end financial processing, for Mastronardi Produce USA and various
  • subsidiaries, including reconciliation of accounts, preparation of supporting schedules, adjusting entries,

    variance and ratio analysis and financial statement review

  • Oversight and stewardship of spending to monitor spend levels versus budget with early identification of
  • items out of budget scope and other trends at variance to budget

  • Performs analysis on cost of business activities and recommends opportunities for cost savings
  • Have a vital role in the preparation of the annual budgeting process, including pre-budget analysis and
  • research

  • Participate in the annual external audit, tax preparation and be involved with periodic regulatory requests
  • Ensure that adequate management controls are in place to protect the owner’s assets. As appropriate,
  • design and document financial control policies and procedures

  • Develop and mentor a team of professional staff
  • Develop processes within the Finance Department to provide timely financial reporting and analysis,
  • operating / capital budgets and tax planning / compliance

  • Identify key performance drivers (metrics) and opportunities that can be leveraged to improve the
  • organization's profitability and create value for all stakeholders. Implement a process for tracking and

    measuring results both at the corporate and business unit level

  • Assure a complete understanding of the accounting and legal ramifications of operating in international
  • business environments

  • Determines depreciation rates to apply to capitalized items and advises management on desirable
  • operational adjustments due to tax revisions

    Education / Background Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited University / college is required; master’s degree preferred
  • Previous experience at an assistant controller level or relevant experience with a recognized accounting firm
  • is preferable

  • CPA designation required
  • Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills. Need to be creative, adaptable and able to
  • accurately handle out-of-the-ordinary micro issues with a sense of urgency

  • Must possess excellent communication and presentation skills and be comfortable interacting with executivelevel
  • management, present information and direction, and field questions from managers, employees and

    external contacts

  • Experience with Microsoft Navision or similar ERP system preferred
  • Strong knowledge of local, state and federal laws and requirements to maintain compliance to all relevant
  • statues and guiding principles

  • Experience in the food and beverage industry is desirable
  • Working Conditions :

  • Ability to travel between Canada and the US periodically
  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment
  • Use of company computer and phone
  • Experience

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