Reporting to the Corporate Controller, The primary role of the Assistant Controller will involve leading a team of finance staff, providing support in areas of accounts receivable, accounts payable, financial reporting, internal controls, analytical support, on-going process improvement, and leading key finance initiatives. Other responsibilities include back-up support for other finance roles, and other projects as required.

The preferred candidate will be someone with excellent technical accounting knowledge, strong Microsoft Excel skills, solid communication skills, and an impeccable work ethic.

Act as a trusted and valued business partner who will work closely with the Corporate Controller, General Managers and department managers to provide critical business information to support operations and continuously increase revenues, lower costs and improve guest satisfaction
Lead the preparation of designated annual business plans and budgets, ensuring an efficient and accurate process that aligns with overall corporate objectives
Provide leadership in monthly financial reviews with operations to continuously drive business results and ensure accountability
Continuous improvement in financial reporting tolls and analysis to enable more timely, accurate, and relevant information to allow users to make key business decisions
Develop a high standard of excellence for a team of finance staff, providing necessary support, development, feedback, and leadership
Leverage technology wherever possible, to assist in process improvement, analysis and reporting
Safeguarding company assets by managing the annual internal control review, including reviewing, monitoring and implementing controls and adopting best practices across all business entities
Support Corporate Controller in various projects including those involving technology implementation, process improvement, newly created operations, etc.
Other duties and special projects as assigned

Candidate Profile:
The ideal candidate has a university degree and accounting designation and enjoys a collaborative working environment. He/She will have 2 to 5 years post designation experience in the private sector (service sector and or public accounting experience would be considered an asset).

He/She is detail oriented and can shift from tactical to strategic easily. The successful candidate will enjoy being involved in the business and can work closely with the managers of the various business units in a partnership type relationship. This individual will enjoy coaching and mentoring their team to develop a high-performance culture.

An Excel expert with the ability to learn accounting software quickly (Accpac / Sage) to become the subject matter expert on accounting software for the team.

Finally, the ideal candidate will have superior organizational skills and will know how to deal with competing priorities

Skills & Knowledge:
A university degree with a CPA designation, and 2+ years of progressive post qualification experience, ideally in a supervisory/leadership capacity
Experience working with mid-sized or larger private companies; experience in public accounting would be an asset
Excellent leadership, communication, presentation, problem solving, organizational and time management skills are essential
Advanced proficiency with MS Excel
Experience developing and maintaining internal financial controls
Experience using Sage 300 (Accpac) and working within the hospitality industry is an advantage
Must be located within a commutable distance
This position is subject to appropriate background checks that may include, credential, employment, credit, criminal and reference checks.
Falls Avenue Resort 5685 Falls Avenue Niagara Falls ON L2E 6W7 Canada

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