Controller

Position Type: Full-time
Date Posted: Apr 22, 2021
Experience: 5 Years
Education: University Degree

Job Description

Reporting to the CEO, the Finance Controller will have the opportunity to be part of a fast growing and dynamic team. This individual must be comfortable filling multiple roles, both administrative and strategic, and handling competing priorities within in a Manufacturing environment. The role will also work closely with various stakeholders (staff, managers, executive team, customers, government regulators, investors, etc). 

The company operates as a business-to-business enterprise, offering toll processing and contract manufacturing services to Licensed Producers (LP's) and third party brands. The company is positioned for expansion throughout 2021 and we are seeking a dynamic and professional individual to join our team to ensure fiscal responsibility and sustained growth. 

 Position Overview

  • Develop financial models, cost projections, and analysis. Present models to the leadership team to help guide decision making

  • Maintain accounting and accrual schedules

  • Lead the annual budget process. Compare budget and actual results. Analyze and provide insight into areas for improvement

  • Work with operations team to generate production forecasting and scheduling

  • Liaise with the auditors for the quarterly/annual reviews and audits. Maintain strong relationships with them to ensure compliance

  • Coordination of all departments in adopting best practice internal controls including customer service, finance, production and administration

  • Prepare supporting documentation required by other team members (R&D, grants, applications, etc)

  • Review and coordinate Accounts Payable (review/analyze vendor invoices, purchase orders, credit card transactions, expense claims)

  • Review and coordinate Accounts Receivable (review customer contracts, prepare invoices, assist with collections)

  • Prepare and analyze monthly financial reports and KPIs for different business lines along with variance analysis

  • Assist with margin analysis, identify trends, provide insights and partner with the leadership team to support tactical and strategic business decisions

  • Design and implement new financial processes and policies; recommend improvements to existing processes and policies.

  • Support the leadership team in preparing for board meetings and actioning follow-up

  • Keep up to date on income tax, excise tax and cannabis legislation

  • Manage monthly reporting to Health Canada and CRA

  • Other related duties as assigned by the CEO

 
Skill Requirements

  • 3 – 5 years Management accounting experience (CPA, CMA)

  • 3 – 5 years in a Manufacturing Environment

  • Experience working with an ERP platform (SAP, Oracle, NetSuite, etc)

  • Comfortable working in MS Excel and advanced functionality (VBA)

  • Ability to handle competing priorities

  • Proven time management skills

  • Experience with financial modelling, forecasting, and sensitivity analysis

Preferred Skills

  • CFA designation

  • Experience building out and implementing an ERP platform

  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment 

  • Experience working in a high growth B2B Startup

  • Base level understanding of Science / Engineering an asset

  • Experience building out complex models involving multiple variables
     

This position requires a valid Driver’s License, a criminal background check, and ability to travel within Southwestern Ontario by vehicle. 

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