Halifax, NS
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For over 150 years, I. H. Mathers has been a trusted supplier of dependable, highly efficient, marine, offshore, and logistics services. They offer a comprehensive range of services including: marine agency, offshore logistics, cargo handling, warehousing, freight forwarding, offshore personnel, customs brokerage and immigration consulting. 

On behalf of I.H. Mathers we are seeking a Controller. Reporting directly to the CFO this leadership role will be responsible for all activities within accounting & finance, including all aspects of financial management, corporate accounting, internal controls, payroll, and budgeting and forecasting. Closely working with senior management and executive team, you will be responsible for analyzing, recommending, and implementing necessary improvements across the finance landscape of the business. The chosen candidate will participate in developing and monitoring the annual strategic plan, participating at management and board meetings, giving analysis on the financial impact of any business and operational issues. 

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Manage and oversee activities and efficiencies of staff accountants
  • Develop, implement and analyze all financial controls and procedures within the organization ensuring adequate and maintenance of proper policies and procedures in the areas of finance, accounting, and tax to ensure complete, accurate and timely financial reporting
  • Prepares the annual budget and monthly forecasts
  • Evaluate all current policies and practices within financial department to drive continuous improvement, research, and analysis in all financial accounting matters
  • Participation at quarterly management meetings and board meetings
  • Responsible for treasury functions
  • Responsible for monthly and quarterly financial statement packages
  • Responsible for leading the annual Review Engagements and Audit Engagement

The successful candidate will have a CPA designation together with a minimum of 5 years of progressive experience, including managing small teams. You will have extensive experience preparing financial statements in a multiple-entity reporting environment, together with demonstrated experience in improving processes and procedures relating to internal controls.

Experience of working in a family-run business will be considered an asset. 

If you are a driven, self starter looking to be part of a senior leadership team please send your resume to Dan McDonald via dan@venor.ca 

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