Controller / Accountant

We are looking for an experienced Controller / Accountant for our business operations. The individual needs to be a great team player, be an advocate of the business vision, and want to succeed by contributing to the financial success of the company.

We offer an above average pay, a premium health benefits package, continuous training and development as well as internal career opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Completes retail facility accounting and bookkeeping activities;
  • Reconciles accounts at the end of the month;
  • Provides analytical, administrative, and financial information to department managers and the Retailer;
  • Maintains the most up-to-date profit-and-loss information available within the retail facility;
  • Daily and Monthly Account Operations;
  • Interdepartmental Relations;
  • Cash/Profit Management;
  • Account reconciliation;
  • Payroll;
  • Knows proper accounting methods and instructs his or her team members in those methods;
  • Responsible for the control of administrative logs, such as tracking employee benefits, holidays, Payables, Receivables.
  • Qualifications: (Requirements and Competencies)

  • Must be bilingual;
  • Ability to administer payroll (automatic or manual);
  • Ability to conduct basic financial analysis;
  • Ability to administer purchase orders (automatic or manual) and fixed assets;
  • Ability to establish and maintain key filing systems, including financial records and team member folders;
  • Working knowledge of bank and insurance terminology and processes;
  • Knowledge of computer systems and proficient keyboarding skills. Including Excel;
  • Full mathematical skills, including the ability to compute financial formulas, interest, turnover, net book value, etc.;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced industry;
  • Able to plan and organize their daily, weekly and monthly schedules to meet all deadlines and deliverables on time (i.e. Payables, Receivables);
  • Is capable of conveying necessary information (in writing and verbally) to other managers in the retail facility and to the Retailer when requested;
  • Must be capable of working independently, effectively managing his or her time and work flow;
  • Requires the completion of numerous routine reports for the retail facility, including the Warranty Claims Register, Daily Operating Report, and monthly Cash Flow Statement;
  • Extensive analytical work necessitating analysis and problem solving;
  • Periodically long hours (month end).
  • Please send your application to Sebastien Laplante, General Manager, sebastien@laplantegroup.com and to Stephanie Laplante, General Manager, stephanie@laplantegroup.com.