Assistant Controller
ENGIE Services US
Canada-Ontario-Toronto
5d ago

Assistant Controller ENG00030801 Engie MultiTech

ENGIE MultiTech is a division of ENGIE, one of the largest technical service providers in the world. The Company provides full service Mechanical and Electrical contracting that is preferred by leading firms.

ENGIE MultiTech delivers quality and has a commitment for excellence.

Our organization in Canada has over 500 employees working within the GTA area and globally employs over 150,000 that are dedicated to energy solutions.

Position Purpose :

The Assistant Controller will be required to direct and manage the accounts payable function, billing and accounts receivable function and the day to day treasury function by establishing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures, as well as preparation of financial reports for Management.

The Assistant Controller will supervise and manage four direct reports. The Assistant Controller will be working closely with management to articulate accounting policies, procedures, risk and controls.

The role will require an individual that is an accomplished self-starter with a proven background in managing accounting functions and creating controls.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for updating the ERP system with project change orders and directives by ensuring the projects teams are providing adequate support for the approval of the change orders from the customers
  • Responsible for maintaining department budgets in the ERP system
  • Records the daily cash receipts in the system
  • Responsible for approving EFT and cheque payments
  • Prepares, analyzes and presents weekly cash flow forecasts
  • Submits weekly and monthly payroll source deductions and WSIB
  • Reconciles and submits the monthly union dues
  • Prepares, reconciles and submits the monthly HST return
  • In charge of setting up of new vendors and customers by ensuring there is proper supporting and appropriate authorization
  • Responsible for implementing management action plans in response to internal audit recommendations
  • Prepare year-end audit working papers for external auditors and provide them with the requested information
  • Ensure all internal financial reporting requirements by management and corporate parent, are met
  • Work with operations to define, measure, analyze, improve and control current processes which impact stakeholder reporting quality and influence internal operating efficiency
  • Accountable for the accuracy and timeliness of financial information produced by the direct reports
  • Hiring, training, mentoring and supervising direct reports
  • Qualifications

  • Designation in CPA or equivalent (CMA, CGA)
  • 5+ years’ experience in senior finance / accounting role (Assistant Controller, Senior accounting manager, etc.)
  • Experience in a construction company is an asset
  • Work experience in reconciling and submission of payroll withholding and union dues
  • Knowledge of IFRS reporting standards
  • Able to develop, mentor and challenge / engage staff
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge with ERP systems (e.g. Maestro)
  • ENGIE Multi Tech is an equal opportunity employer under the Canadian Human Rights Commission and AODA. Thank you for your application but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Quality / Health / Safety / Environment

    Primary Location

    North America-Canada-Ontario-Toronto

    Full-time

    Nature of Responsibility

    Senior operational / administrative role

    Job Posting

    Nov 22, 2019, 6 : 42 : 41 PM

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