Assistant Controller Job at PaperWorks Industries in Kitchener, ON

PaperWorks is a leading, integrated North American full-service provider of 100% recycled paperboard and specialized folding cartons for packaging applications. Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, we are committed to the highest sustainable forestry and procurement standards.

We want our team members to be proud of the essential work they do, our commitment to the environment, and the overall company. As part of our culture journey to be recognized as a Great Place to Work©, we continue to invest heavily in our people, our company culture and in state-of-the-art technology to be at the forefront of innovation and market differentiation. PaperWorks’ products are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance.

Our purpose is clear. Deliver innovative, value-added packaging solutions to the world while making it a better place for all.

The Assistant Controller has oversight of all accounting activities and various financial reporting requirements.

This individual must ensure compliance to all health and safety policies, rules and regulations and universal housekeeping standards. He or she is expected to meet or exceed production, efficiency and quality requirements at all times.

Oversight of all accounting department activities.

Oversight of daily, weekly, monthly reports and financial statements.

Prepare various JE for month end closing and reconciliation to guarantee the completeness and accuracy of the General Ledger

Oversight on any accounting reports to Corporate office

Managing company payments, prepare cash flow projections and reports as requested

Managing compliance with tax filing and other legal or statistical reporting

Oversight of all financial audit activities.

Maintaining the accounting ERP systems and troubleshooting with IT as problems arise.

This position has three direct reports: Accounts Payable Clerk, Accounts Receivable Clerk, and General Accountant

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent knowledge of journal entries, trial balance analysis and financial statements preparation.

Advanced knowledge of MS Excel.

Excellent knowledge of ERP systems with preference for Open Accounts, MP2 and AVP

CPA designation or equivalent experience preferred

Previous experience in a related role preferred.

A minimum of 5 years of related experience in an accounting environment.

High level of accuracy.

Analytical thinking.

Independence of action.

Maintaining confidentiality.

About the Company

Company: PaperWorks Industries

Company Location:  Kitchener, ON

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