Controller

If you’re looking for a small organization that thinks big, this is the challenge for you. Planit Canada Inc. is a leading distributor of software products servicing the woodworking industry. Our customers are one & two person shops, small businesses employing 20-30 people, to multi-national, multi-billion dollar corporations. Our products offer "right-sized” solutions; meeting the needs of the markets we serve.

The Role

The controller position is responsible for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.

The Applicant

The ideal candidate has a Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience. Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.

The Requirements

Management • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures • Manage outsourced functions • Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives • Oversee the accounting operations of subsidiary corporations, especially their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures. Transactions • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner • Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable • Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly • Process payroll in a timely manner • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed • Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis • Maintain the chart of accounts • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions Reporting • Issue timely and complete financial statements • Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management • Provide for a system of management cost reports • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations

We would love to hear from you

Peter Mate peterm@planitcanada.ca 888.824.1474 #707