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Assistant Controller - Granby, QC Canada

Job Description

MINDS Automation Systems, an Astec Industries Inc. company, is a global software, hardware, and IT company with over 25 years of experience developing solutions surrounding process automation for the asphalt industry. With over 750 installations worldwide, and offices in 5 countries, MINDS Inc is at the forefront of developing cutting-edge technologies for the road construction industry and redefining the standard for asphalt plant automation systems. Our management style places great emphasis on the autonomy, judgment, and responsibility of our employees. We are looking for people who are motivated by a job well done and who have customer satisfaction at heart.

We are currently looking for a full-time Assistant Controller to support our growing business from our office in Granby QC. This individual will be responsible and detail-oriented and will work under the direction of the Controller. They will assist with the preparation of financial statements, budget reports, and internal control systems. The Assistant Controller duties will include oversight to payroll, accounts payable/receivable, reconciling accounts, assisting with financial audits. They must be able to work independently and with the highest level of integrity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and consolidate financial statements and reports
  • Establish and maintain internal controls
  • Managing all aspects of the general ledger
  • Provide monthly, quarterly, and year-end analyses
  • Assist with the budget process
  • Research accounting issues for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Analyze and report cost variances
  • Serve as a liaison to external auditors
  • Oversee account receivable, accounts payable, and payroll, identifying discrepancies and reconciling accounts
  • Other duties may be assigned as required
  • Travel to European offices and across Canada may be required.

Education and Skills Requirements

  • Completion or close to completion of CPA designation
  • At least five years' progressive and practical experience; multi-company, multi-currency experience an asset
  • Advanced excel skills is a must.
  • Excellent understanding of Canadian and US GAAP and relevant financial accounting regulations
  • Ability to quickly grasp and work with complex ERP (NetSuite)
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • High level of integrity and dependability and strong sense of urgency
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Punctual, meticulous, and reliable.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment as a member of a cross functional team with colleagues around the world.
  • Excellent French and English oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated positive attitude and self-motivation

Work Hours: Based on 40 hours a week.

Paid Vacations: 3 weeks per year

What makes MINDS Automation System Great:

  • Great culture and awesome people.
  • Casual and fun office environment.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Benefits & RRSP Matching.
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