Controller

Account/IT · Toronto, Ontario
Department Account/IT
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Why work for us?

 

At WEISHAUPT DESIGN GROUP, we strive to make work a rewarding experience.  As part of Weishaupt Design Group, you will be immersed in the world of design as a participant in a diverse, innovative team that lives our core values of collaboration, positivity, dependability, and courage. 

The success of our business is thanks to the amazing efforts of every single member of our group.  Here are some of the ways we make sure that working for us is an awesome experience:

 

  • Competitive Salary
  • RRSP Matching program
  • Health and Dental Benefits – premium paid 100%
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 50% employee discount on our products 
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Anniversary credit program
  • Social events throughout the year

 

Does this sound like a great fit?

 

WEISHAUPT DESIGN GROUP is a North American-based furniture retailer, manufacturer, and distributor engaged in both residential and contract markets, offering classic-contemporary designs with timeless style and enduring quality.

 

WEISHAUPT DESIGN GROUP is currently seeking a Controller.  Reporting to the VP, Finance the successful candidate will be a highly motivated, confident self-starter, able to multi-task in a very fast paced, team-oriented environment.  

 

Role and Responsibilities:


  • Owns cash management and forecasting for the consolidated group
  • Manages outflows for the consolidated group
  • Develops and maintains budget controls in SAP and Concur
  • Establishes cost and budget discipline throughout the organization
  • Prepares Monthly Departmental Reporting, working with departments to achieve reporting that allows department heads to take ownership of their budgets
  • Manages credit card levels and policy spending
  • Reviews vendor contracts (recruiters, software, purchasing) and suggests favorable terms for the company
  • Identifies opportunities for cost savings and works collaboratively with the various departments to achieve the savings
  • Proactively identify opportunities for process and control improvement and champion’s change
  • Work closely with operations to review standard costs and monitor other operating expenses to ensure they are reasonable and accurate
  • Special projects and ad-hoc analysis as required
  • Help prepare the financial planning process, including but not limited to budgets, forecasts, annual operating plan
  • Create financial cash metrics with ongoing reporting and monitoring for efficient operational excellence
  • Owns vendor disputes and resolutions
  • Operate as the Finance Business Partner for all departments within the business to enhance performance and support the various leaders with sound financial advice and guidance
  • Act as a central point of contact for all cash matters

 

Qualifications:


  • Professional accounting designation (CPA, CA preferred)
  • 3-5 years progressive experience, ideally gained through a combination of public accounting and 2+ years post-audit experience within a growing, multi-division company
  • Exposure to global entities and global teams, including foreign currency and intercompany transactions
  • Experience with luxury/retail is an asset
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and PowerPoint
  • SAP B1 experience is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

 

Skills/Attributes:


  • Values teamwork, client service and professionalism
  • Entrepreneurial and collaborative mindset
  • Excellent organizational skills and high degree of initiative
  • Detail-oriented with high degree of accuracy and care
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable in a dynamic, hands-on role

 

We recognize that deciding to change jobs is an important decision and we thank you for considering us in your choice.  For more information about our businesses, please visit www.weishauptdesign.com

 

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  • Location
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Department
    Account/IT
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level