Controller
Lakeside Produce
Leamington, ON
5d ago

Here at Lakeside Produce we live by 5 core values. Stakeholder Commitment, Customer Focus, Fierce Determination, Striving for Excellence& Being a Team Player.

These Values have kept Lakeside Produce growing for over 75 Years. We are looking for team players who are interested in being departmental representatives to lead our core values throughout the organization.

Under the direction of the Executive Director of Finance and Administration, this role focuses on maximizing returns on financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems for Lakeside Produce and its affiliated companies.

The Controller works closely with all lines of business to provide corporate financial planning, development, management, analysis and recommendations to senior leadership, to manage multi-

year planning and budgeting processes. The incumbent will develop new and evaluate existing budgeting and financial planning and management policies, guidelines and controls, to ensure the prudent fiscal management and stewardship of Lakeside’s assets.

He / she will monitor and report on financial performance, providing oversight of and compliance with financial planning and management policies and guidelines.

Main Duties :

  • Oversee all Accounts Payable and Receivable functions for Lakeside Produce and Cervini Farms businesses.
  • Oversee Payroll for all businesses and Labour Planning for Lakeside hourly employees.
  • Oversee Information Technology needs for all the companies.
  • Responsible for receptionist.
  • Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition.
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances.
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements.
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting.
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance.
  • Support month-end and year-end close process.
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
  • Manage and comply with local, provincial, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Additional controller duties as necessary.
  • Review cheques / EFT’s prior to signature for Accounts Payable.
  • Oversight of Bank Reconciliations.
  • Manage US Foreign exchange hedging and trade.
  • Qualifications :

  • Post-Secondary degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 7-10 years of proven experience in various corporate accounting and financial functions.
  • A / R, A / P, Payroll, Corporate Tax, Forecasting, Sales Reporting and Analysis, Month End, Year-End Corporate Reporting Experience.
  • Produce experience an asset.
  • 3-5 years of experience managing, leading and coaching teams.
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