Divisional Controller

Employment type: Full-time
City: Toronto
Last visit: 2014-09-25
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-09-25


Thorek/Scott and Partners (TSP) has been connecting accomplished organizations with talented individuals for almost four decades.  At TSP, our track record of successfully completing challenging searches across the professional spectrum has earned us an exceptional reputation at the forefront of the recruitment industry.  Our Canadian and International clients include: global banks and non-bank financial institutions, private equity and investment funds, professional service firms, and entrepreneurial businesses across a variety of industries.  We value the human connection and distinguish ourselves through an unwavering dedication to understanding the goals and motivations of our clients and candidates alike.

Position Overview:

Our client, a large GTA based manufacturing company, is looking for a Divisional Controller to manage the financial and accounting system controls and standards to ensure the delivery of financial and statistical reports for a specific division of the company.

A service-driven company, our client has grown to become one of Canada’s leading manufacturers; located in Scarborough, the successful candidate will report to the corporate controller.


Ensure prompt and comprehensive responses to queries and assignments from senior management

Participate in the development of operational objectives that are aligned to Corporate and Division strategic objectives

Lead proactive development of contingency plans, productivity improvement and corrective actions to ensure optimal facility financial results and shareholder value

Lead financial planning, budgeting and forecasting processes

 Prepare and deliver the financial forecasts and projections

Manage monthly closing process in conjunction with the Accounting team

Communicate financial results effectively to management and non-financial personnel

Provide in-depth analysis on variances to plan and forecast

Provide risk analysis for contingency planning

Develop training materials, processes and controls

Ensure that GL and P&L statements are prepared in a timely and accurate manner

 Investigate all questionable GL transactions for validity

Provide analysis of significant variances from previous year’s numbers

Perform other tasks or jobs as required



The candidate will hold a university degree in commerce/finance and a professional accounting designation (CA, CGA, CMA) and have at least 6-10 years of post-qualification experience at a senior finance level

Has a sense of urgency to get things done quickly

Works well under pressure and deadlines

Excels at building relationships with operational management personnel

Exceptional background in cost accounting in a manufacturing environment

Extensive experience in a manufacturing environment with a good understanding of production costing

Experience working with ERP systems in the manufacturing industry, as well as a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and data manipulation using applications such as Crystal Reports 

Contact Information:

Should your skills and experience match the requirements of this position, please forward your resume to Bruce Moore at Thorek/Scott and Partners.

APPLY TO: bmoore@thorekscott.com

All inquiries and applications will be held in strict confidence.

We regret that only qualified candidates will be contacted. 

If you’re not interested, but know someone who is, please help a current or former colleague in their career development by referring them.

Career Level: Experienced

Years of Relevant Experience: Any

Industry: Manufacturing

Job Function: Accounting and Finance

Website: http://www.thorekscott.com