Controller

by Mayne Inc.

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jul 26, 2021
Experience: 5 Years
Education: University Degree
Mayne Inc.

Job Description

About Mayne
Mayne Inc. is proud to be one of North America’s largest manufacturers of outdoor products. Our planters, window boxes, mail posts, address signs and storage bins are distinct in appearance and can be easily spotted outside homes and businesses across the United States and Canada. Since our inception back in 2006, our driving force has been to provide our customers with low-maintenance, high-quality, timeless designs at affordable prices. We are a dynamic and growing company supplying products into a variety of channels including retail, web, and distribution. For more information about Mayne please visit www.gomayne.com.

Summary
The Controller shall hold responsibility for managing the overall financial operations of Mayne Inc. and will provide accurate information to the Board of Directors, including analysis, budgeting, forecasting and preparing financial reports. The Controller will be responsible for directing and managing the company's accounting functions, including establishing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures as well as the preparation of financial statements and reporting to top management and externally. The Controller also maintains the company's accounting systems and implements changes as required.
Core Competencies
  • Analytics Driven
  • Quality Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Development and Continual Learning
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Research and Analysis
  • Decision making and Judgement
  • Providing Consultation
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Enforcing Laws, Rules and Regulations
  • Mediating and Negotiating
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Communication
  • Energy & Stress
  • Teamwork
                                              
Job Duties
  • Manage the accounting operations including the review of journal entries, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and statutory reporting.
  • Establish and monitor internal controls to ensure that accounting activities are in accordance with established legal regulatory and company policies and procedures.
  • Budgeting and forecasting.
  • Prepare, analyze and present monthly, quarterly and annual operating results for each department.
  • Work with operations to define, measure, analyze, improve and control current processes which impact customer quality and influence internal operating efficiency.
  • Provide strategic analysis as required to drive improved decision making.
  • Work with external auditors, audit committee and Board of Directors.
  • Prepare and present financial information for quarterly and annual reports.
  • Manage foreign exchange transactions.
  • Manage research and development program for CCRA and accounting requirements.
  • Work with sales team on product pricing, costing and margins.
  • Responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of financial information
  • Implementation and management of internal controls with respect to financial policies, processes and procedures
  • Provides advice and guidance on all accounting matters including financial systems, record keeping, analysis, and reporting
  • Sets the priorities within accounting group
  • Coordinating the year-end audit and preparation of audited financial statements
  • Coordinates all other customer and government audits
  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly financial statements and external reporting to financial institutions, ensuring that all reporting requirements are met
  • All other financial reporting to various companies and agencies (TPC, Insurance, Stats Can, etc.)
  • Generation of reports of performance against budgets
  • Supporting new systems or project selections and implementation from a strategic finance and internal control perspective
  • Ensures rapid and consistent collection of receivables by refining and implementing control mechanisms
  • Assigns and authorizes cheques, purchase orders and invoices
  • Promotes and maintains positive corporate relations with the financial community
  • With input from the General Manager, responsible for the formulation of accounting policies, procedures and controls
  • Hiring, training, mentoring and supervising accounting staff
  • Other related duties and required or assigned.
Requirements
  • University degree in Business/Accounting or EMBA, with advanced degree or professional accounting designation (such as CA, CPA, CGA, CMA, CMT).
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of all aspects of corporate accounting and financial management.
  • Thorough knowledge of all relevant Federal, Provincial and local requirements regarding financial records, pension, profit sharing, and the like is essential.
  • Proficient communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are vital to the role.
  • Ability to Develop & Maintain Business Partnerships
  • Experience overseeing audits performed by external audit firms
  • Financial analysis, budgeting, and some strategic planning experience
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and applications
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and analysis techniques
  • Knowledge of Internal Controls & Compliance
  • Improving Financial Reporting and overall business efficiency
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office and Excel
  • Management and or supervisory experience
  • Good project management skills and the ability to motivate teams to produce quality work within tight timeframes
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills and the ability to make the necessary decisions to move forward the work at hand
  • Knowledge of Oracle Netsuite an asset
  • Excellent leadership, communication, presentation, problem solving, and organizational skills are essential.
  • Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet set deadlines
  • Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures
  • Attention to detail in all areas of work
Working Conditions
  • Ability to attend and conduct presentations
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals
  • Overtime as required

Why Mayne?

For over two decades, Mayne has strived to create a positive, inclusive workplace for our employees by encouraging their strengths and celebrating their differences. We offer a great working environment where teamwork and open communication are valued and rewarded. Mayne is currently in a period of massive growth, and we are looking to hire some of the best talent to come join our rockstar team.

As a Mayne employee you can expect to thrive in a professional office setting, with casual office attire and a year end performance-based bonus. This position starts off with 2 weeks’ vacation. Health and medical benefits are available after 3 months.


 

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   Mayne Inc.
Contact Name:   Joulie Makrostergios - HR Manager
Telephone:   18663638834
Email Address:   jouliem@gomayne.com
Company Website: https://gomayne.com/