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Financial Controller

September 5 2019
Industries Recruitment, Employment services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Financial Accounting, Financial Information Systems, Management accounting, Financial Analysis, Management, Administration
Orangeville, ON

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  • Unique career opportunity for an experienced finance leader
  • Enjoy an attractive salary, generous benefits, and an excellent company culture
  • Huge opportunities for career progression as we expect the successful applicant to be our CFO within the next few years

About Tire Discounter Group

Founded in 1966, Tire Discounter Group has grown into a strong network of independent tire dealers throughout the province of Ontario. We're proud of the range of products we offer, our variety of brand choices, and our friendly service. With over 85 branded retail stores, 5 distribution centers and hundreds of other point of sale locations, people throughout Ontario can easily avail of our products.

Located less than 30 minutes north of Brampton, East Garafraxa (just outside Orangeville) is the home of our headquarters. At our headquarters, a team of over 100 employees, across marketing, customer service, finance, HR and warehouse associates work together in the newly built location. We are a sociable group and that means we take great care when it comes to inviting new people to join our team. That said, if the idea of working hard to get the job done and enjoying a fun environment appeals to you, then we invite you to read on.

About the Opportunity

Tire Discounter Group is currently seeking an enthusiastic Financial Controller to join our team in East Garafraxa, Ontario on a full-time basis.   

Reporting to the CFO, this role will see you responsible for managing all financial functions including financial reporting and analysis. You will also be responsible for direct reports who work across accounting, A/P, A/R, and data entry.  

More specifically your responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Managing the accounting operations including the review of journal entries, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and statutory reporting. 
  • Developing monthly KPIs that will continue driving the growth of Tire Discounter Group.
  • Establishing and monitoring internal controls to ensure that accounting activities are in accordance with established legal regulatory and company policies and procedures. 
  • Preparing, analyzing, and presenting monthly, quarterly, and annual operating efficiency. 
  • Working with operations to define, measure, analyze, improve, and control current processes which impact customer quality and influence internal operating efficiency. 
  • Providing advice and guidance on all accounting matters including financial systems, record keeping, analysis, and reporting. 
  • Working with the CFO to set the priorities within the accounting group.
  • Coordinating the year-end audit and preparation of audited financial statements. 
  • Preparing monthly financial statements and external reporting for financial institutions ensuring that all reporting requirements are met. 
  • Assisting in hiring, training, mentoring, and supervising accounting staff. 

In order to qualify for this role, you will need a CPA designation along with a minimum of 8 - 10 years supervisory experience in a similar role. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is absolutely required as are excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Previous wholesale industry experience is not required but is certainly an asset. 

As our ideal candidate, you'll combine your sociable nature with excellent organizational skills to ensure your success as you balance deadlines and juggle multiple competing priorities. Your strong leadership and stakeholder management skills will serve you well as you manage and develop your team.   

Above all, you will be a high performing individual who is engaged, motivated, and ready for the next exciting step in your career. 

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, you'll receive an attractive salary based on skills and experience and a host of excellent benefits including:

  • Health and dental benefits
  • Life insurance
  • RSP Plan - Tire Discounter Group contributes 3%
  • 3 weeks vacation on joining
  • Huge opportunities for career development - We expect the successful candidate will become our CFO in the next few years
  • Paid CPA annual dues and contribution towards CPD's 
  • A number of social events including our annual Christmas party and golf tournaments
  • Quarterly town halls - We encourage open and transparent communication

Upon joining Tire Discounter Group, you will be welcomed into a supportive and collaborative culture. 

Don't miss this unique opportunity to use your leadership experience and take on a pivotal role with a rapidly growing organization. APPLY TODAY! 

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