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Chief Financial Officer

by Bre-Ex Construction Inc.

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: May 24, 2022
Bre-Ex Construction Inc.

Job Description

Bre-Ex Construction Inc. is a Heavy Civil General Contractor self-performing work in the Public and Private Sectors in Ontario. Bre-Ex Construction Inc. was established in 1964 and has been a large presence in the London and area infrastructure renewal over the last 58 years. Bre-Ex Construction Inc. is a progressive company which believes strongly that our employees are the secret to our success.

Reporting to the Company Directors The Chief Financial Officer is 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 Chief Financial Officer also maintains the company's accounting systems and implements changes as required for all company affiliates.

Typical Duties

  • Manage the accounting operations including the review of journal entries, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and statutory reporting.
  • Back-up/coverage for accounts payable and payroll.
  • Establish and monitor internal controls to ensure that accounting activities are in accordance with established legal regulatory and company policies and procedures
  • Provide advice and guidance on all accounting matters including financial systems, record keeping, analysis, and reporting
  • Set the priorities within accounting group
  • Coordinate the year-end audit and preparation of audited financial statements
  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly financial statements and external reporting to financial institutions, ensuring that all reporting requirements are met
  • Complete required monthly government remittances as required (EHT, WSIB, HST etc.).
  • Management of capital assets which includes capitalization, transfers, and disposals.
  • Creation and maintenance of the Job Costing program.
  • Ensure all key balance sheet accounts are properly maintained, updated, and reconciled monthly
  • Credit Card management and allocation of associated expenses.
  • Responsible for all issues and upgrades associated with Sage 300 software.
  • Responsible for all issues and upgrades of the servers.
  • Creation and entry of invoices for all payment certificates.
  • Prepare accounting information for annual government reconciliations (EHT, Payroll, WSIB etc.).
  • Maintain and implement inter-company rentals/charges.
  • Responsible for corporate and automotive insurance policy renewals and issues.
  • Annual MTO plate renewals and licence renewals.
  • Act as a contact person for the accounting team on all matters related to financial processing and administrative processes.
  • Assist other departments with the provision of ad hoc items such as Certificates of Insurance, offer letters, denial letters.
  • Reconcile intercompany accounts with all related companies.
  • Oversee tax planning objectives and strategies.
  • Forecast future revenue needs.
Desired Skills and Experience
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in a leadership role (Preferably Construction)
  • Degree in Business Administration
  • CA or CGA Designation preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office, specifically Excel.
  • Proficiency in Sage 300
  • Time Management and Organization Skills (pre-planning, multi-tasking, documentation).
  • Effective at problem solving and decision making.
  • Positive and professional attitude.
  • A self-motivated personality that can be successful independently and in a team.
Interested candidates can forward their resume to
Accommodations can be made for candidates that require them, please notify HR.