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  • Full Time
  • Cambridge
  • July 1, 2022
  • Hours: 40

Eclipse Automation Inc.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Controller provides leadership and coordination of all financial accounting functions for Eclipse’s Canadian operations. Working directly with the Canadian and Corporate management teams, the Controller will be responsible for the finance operations within Canada including preparing accurate financial reports in accordance with local generally accepted accounting principles and Eclipse corporate policies; development of business plans and budgets; monitor financial metrics and advise management so profitability goals are achieved; and maintenance of a comprehensive set of internal controls, while delivering the Eclipse Vision and Entrepreneurial Culture.

Technical

Oversee all local accounting functions including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and controlling.
Design, implement and monitor accounting policies and procedures in order to produce accurate and timely financial reports to Canadian management.
Monitor cash flow and prepare reporting to banks and other stakeholders.
Provide strategic recommendations to management based on contributing financial information and analysis.
Prepare year end working papers and coordinate annual audit engagement.
Design, implement and monitor cross functional business policies, procedures and internal controls.
Prepare and present financial statements for Canadian business units.
Assist in preparation of consolidated financial statements for Eclipse globally.
Updates job knowledge by remaining aware of new regulations; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Leadership
Provide leadership and oversight to the local accounting team by setting goals; providing training and tools; and managing performance.
Work closely with both the local and Eclipse corporate management teams to optimize profitability and meet business objectives.
Act as a primary liaison to local external audit firms, banks, insurance agents, legal counsel, tax authorities and other external agencies.
Recommend and administer policies and procedures to enhance operations which support continuous improvement initiatives.
Maintain good corporate citizen role in support of the Eclipse corporate vision and ensuring that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the Eclipse Automation Conduct Code.
Adhere to and promote personal development, safe work practices and all health and safety policies and procedures.
Foster the development of a culture reflective of the core values of the business.
Complete other duties and projects as assigned.
Expectation of travel is less than 10% of time, however may be exceeded in exceptional circumstances to meet project needs.

Governance
In collaboration with local management, develop and present to Eclipse corporate management an annual business plan for the Canadian business units, including strategic objectives and performance targets.
Monitor financial performance of the Canadian business units compared to business plans, identifying variances, initiating corrective actions and work with local management to ensure performance targets are achieved. Where variances cannot be mitigated locally escalate such issues, together with local management, to Eclipse corporate management.
Present monthly financial reporting package to Eclipse Corporate Management identifying significant items and key trends.

Qualifications
University Degree or College Diploma in accounting, business administration, or similar programs.
Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Ontario designation.
A minimum of 8+ years of progressive experience, preferably in the automation or construction industry.
Experience applying the percent completion method of accounting and consolidations.
Advanced proficiency with Excel and ERP systems.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Exceptional organizational and coordination skills.
Highly motivated, self-starter, driven to succeed.

This position is open for Eclipse HQ in Cambridge, Ontario.

How to apply:

Via Agilec - jfruhner-travers@agilec.ca

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