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Financial Controller

Company: CS Recruiting
Location: Woodridge
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Our client is an international provider of innovative, multimodal logistics products and services offering superior customer value focused on effective supply chain management, information systems, quality processes and continuous improvement. Their aim is to create an environment of profitable growth and increased market share, through the development of ethical and mutually beneficial relationships with their valued employees, suppliers, and customers.Transportation Financial ControllerThis role will oversee the Finance and Administration Teams and prepare the financial analyses and statements for Operations by exercising consistent independent judgment and decision making. This individual will oversee the following areas: credit, collections, claims, accounts payables, imaging and indexing, financial operations, and payroll. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for the financial plans and policies, accounting principles and internal controls systems of the company. This person must possess strong leadership and management abilities and is responsible for managing, training, reviewing, counseling, motivating and disciplining employees.Job Type: Full-timeResponsibilities* Ensure employees are appropriately trained and performing to meet the standards of their role and department requirements. This includes ongoing performance management and significant discretion in hiring, termination, disciplinary measures and decisions. Make recommendations for salary adjustments.* Assign tasks and duties related to new and ongoing projects to the team members.* Set departmental goals and objectives to align with the Company's strategic goals.* Keep appropriate Company peers and team members informed of industry activities.* Create and manage the Financial Operations budget.* Review on a daily basis, maintain, update and approve employees' time sheets and attendance schedules.* Oversee financial plans and policies, accounting principles, internal controls systems, financial reporting and analysis by coordinating with the Senior Financial Accountant and Analyst.* Create and apply process control techniques that ensure prompt payment by customers, prompt payment to vendors and satisfy the requirements of shareholders, management and legislative bodies.* Prepare financial analysis of Operations including monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements with supporting schedules and analysis by coordinating with the Senior Financial Accountant and Analyst.* Develop, analyze and interpret statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results.* Prepare, post and approve journal entries. Prepare reconciliations and review reports.* Supervise reconciliation of general ledger accounts on a monthly basis.* Account for, administer and protect the Company's fixed assets.* Establish major economic objectives and policies for the company and prepare reports that outline the Company's financial position in the areas of income, expenses and earnings based on past, present and future operations.* Oversee the preparation of annual budget including the formulation, distribution, and consolidation of the plan sheets.* Constantly challenge the current processes to determine better ways of managing the finance functions.* Play a lead role in the implementation of process systems enhancements and integrations.* Review, audit and sign off on all customer contracts to ensure they are being negotiated and approved in accordance with the contract review policy.* Review carrier and lease contracts to ensure compliance with specific company procedures.* Provide recommendations to the Executive team on major financial decisions.* Manage special projects as required.* Other duties and assignments as required.Experience* Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or related major.* Master's degree is an asset.* Possess CPA financial designation. * Minimum 10 years of experience in accounting of which a minimum 4 years of experience must be in a management role. * Experience in Transportation or Logistics industry an asset.* Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley regulations.* Proficient in Microsoft Office (e.g., Outlook, Excel, Word).* Intermediate computer skills required in Excel (i.e., formulas, graphs).* Working knowledge of financial software (i.e., SAP, JD Edwards).* Working knowledge of Transportation Management Software (e.g., SAP, AS400) is an asset.* Dedicated commitment to providing superior, timely internal and external customer service.* Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in verbal and written form.* Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.* Highly organized with the ability to multitask.* Team cooperation and respect is required.* Analytical, accurate and detail-oriented. * Able to work in fast paced environment.* Strong leadership and management abilities.* Highly motivated, patient, positive and proactive team player who is able to undertake a leadership role in order to teach, motivate and empower the team to have them perform their role in the most effective and efficient way.* Be a positive representative within the industry.This position offers a competitive base salary.Related to: Freight Forwarding, International Freight, Domestic Freight, Air Freight, Ocean Freight, Domestic, International, International Shipping, Steamship, Logistics, Customs, Customs Brokerage, Import, Export, Air, Ocean, NVOCC, Freight, Freight Brokerage, Freight Delivery, Transportation Logistics, Logistics, Transportation, Transportation Brokerage, Trucking, Trucking Brokerage, Truckload Brokerage, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Solutions, 3PL, Third Party Logistics, Shipping, Non-Asset, Non-Asset Brokerage, OTR, accounting, bookkeeping, auditing, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, balance, AR, AP, asset, inventory, expense, gross margin, revenue, CPA, Certified Public Accountant, overhead, trends, costs, sales reports, administrative services, receipts, W-9, 1099, ledger, payments, finance, schedules, commission, documentation, invoice, statements, billing, Excel, taxes, transactions, payment terms, accrued expenses, metrics, cost management, OPEX, COGS, CAPEX, actual costs, risks, savings potential, AOP, forecast, SaaS, Software as a Service, Technology, Software Solutions, Technology Solutions, Data Solutions, Analytics

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