We have an exciting opportunity for a Controller - Canada in our Edmonton office. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the successful candidate will be accountable for finance and accounting functions for multiple legal entities with numerous offices in Canada – while also providing support for the USA and Chilean Controllers as needed.
Lead direct reports including Senior Accountant, Accounts Payable Coordinator role and others as deemed necessary to effect timely accurate financial information provision
Ensure timely review and approval of financial transactions
Implement and confirm consistent application of Internal Control processes
Manage completion of various account reconciliations
Ensure timely generation of Intercompany invoicing with subsequent reconciliation between Companies
Prepare year end reconciliations and coordinate year-end Audit engagement with external accountants
Assist with the preparation of Company Annual Operating Plans, and subsequent reforecasts
Support regional offices in Canada, while collaborating with U.S. and Chile Controllers on education and development of accounting and finance knowledge
Provide overall expertise and leadership to larger administrative group
Work cross functionally with Operations and Central Services (IT, HR, Supply Chain, etc) to coordinate improvement initiatives and implement Accounting practices and controls as needed
Complete a range of special projects as required.
Required Skills and Qualifications
Professional accounting designation with a minimum of 5 years experience
Experience with project based accounting
Knowledge of databases and ability to mine, build analytical models, and analyze data
Familiarity with Power BI reporting tool
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Familiarity with Deltek (Magna’s ERP) is an asset
ERP system conversion experience is an asset
Experience with banking, insurance, credit management and taxation
Effective communication skills both oral and written
Ability to work well in a team environment
Adaptable and willing to lead change productively
Internal or external audit experience is considered an asset
Ability to travel (Canadian, U.S., International) minimal requirements (less than 5%)
A positive, “can-do/will-do” attitude and client focused approach
We thank all interested applicants however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Magna IV Engineering is a power & automation solutions provider, founded in 1982. We are specialists in Electrical Engineering, Automation Solutions, and Technical Field Services.
Our focus and robust team composition enables us to deliver superior client experiences across a host of industry segments. Some of our clients have been seeking our expertise since our inception.