Controller

  • Company:
    David Aplin Group
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Finance

David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with a leading Ottawa area automotive group in search of a Controller for their flagship dealership.Reporting to the CFO we are looking for an experienced, career-minded, Controller to provide the link between the financial results and the strategic direction of the group. This will include direct responsibility for the overall financial reporting, planning, budgeting, and accounting practices. Our client offers a high performance yet family-oriented environment where staff can grow both professionally and personally with our top-notch management team and on-going training.The Role:Lead the day-to-day operations of the accounting & finance departmentProduce accurate and timely monthly financial statementsSupervise a team of approximately 10 (accounting and administrative)Complete monthly tax remittancesProvide superior customer service to all operating departments (including sales, parts, & repair) within the organizationCollaborate with vendors and department managers to implement cost-saving and process improvement initiativesAssist in the Annual Forecasting ProcessProvide standard and ad-hoc reporting to industry association partnersEnsure that effective and efficient internal controls are in place for accounting & finance processesOther projects as assignedThe Ideal Candidate:University Degree or College Diploma with concentration in Accounting or Business AdministrationIdeal candidate will currently be working towards or have recently completed their CPA DesignationStrong leadership skills with a focus on coaching and staff engagementStrong systems skills including advanced Excel skillsAbility to remain calm and focused under pressure and work in a team environment to ensure reporting deadlines are metBilingualism would be considered an assetPrevious Automotive Dealership Experience with use of a Dealership Management System would be considered an assetIf you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Martin Schindler, Senior Consultant, Aplin Accounting & Finance and Human Resources. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. WE APPRECIATE YOUR INTEREST IN DAVID APLIN GROUP.If this is your first introduction to us, we invite you to become one of our satisfied candidates. David Aplin Group has been Canadian owned since 1975. Our professional consultants are passionate about helping you find a fulfilling job or career and ensuring your complete satisfaction with our process. Our proven track record, nearly 4 decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled and successful specialists. Through superior service and a commitment to long-term relationships, we provide deep specialization in core areas for complete recruiting and HR solutions across Canada – all from one source. We look forward to exceeding your expectations.Learn more about David Aplin Group and view all of our current job opportunities, career tips, and tools at www.aplin.com. #LI-DNP #IND-DNP