Assistant Controller

  • Location: Mississauga, Ontario
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1416

Established manufacturing company with multiple locations within North America and Europe is looking for a professional Senior Accountant to join their team.  The successful candidate will be working out of the company’s head office situated near 427 & Dundas in Mississauga.  

We are looking for an energetic, conscientious and detail-oriented person who enjoys being part of a team, takes pride in their work, wants to make a difference and wants to grow into more responsibility.

Responsibility & Skills:

  • Accurately and timely process invoices for suppliers on a regular basis
  • Conduct analysis of expense invoices
  • Do cash disbursements for invoices, petty cash re-imbursements and other cheque requisitions as requested.
  • Update and reconcile bank statements when required and on a monthly basis
  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts, e.g. property taxes, mortgages and interest accounts, and balancing intercompany accounts on a monthly basis
  • Preparation and analysis of financial statements
  • Track sales tax, employee health tax, corporate tax, Source Deduction and WSIB Remittance
  • Assist in annual audits as required
  • Accurately coordinate and administer payroll functions for hourly and salary employees across Canada and USA on a bi-weekly basis including the preparation, calculation and disbursement of wages, deductions, overtime payments, incentive earnings and garnishments.
  • Do payroll submissions
  • Answer inquiries with regards to payroll
  • Process and administer group insurance benefits
  • Maintain employee files and database
  • Knowledge of Canadian and USA payroll legislation an asset
  • Able and willing to provide backup and support to other members of the accounting team and flexible to accept other duties as required
  • Desire to work on special accounting projects at times to further the group such as subsidy programs, improving paperless and electronic payment processes and improving data security of financial documents


  • Post-Secondary Education in Business Administration, Accounting, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in accounting and/or payroll
  • Accounting designation is a nice to have
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is crucial
  • Can handle confidential information with proper decorum
  • Ability to handle large volume of transactions quickly and accurately
  • Flexible, able to manage multiple tasks and able to recognize changing priorities
  • Ability to problem solve and think outside the box

We are looking for a curious, analytical person who will know how to work in a team and meet tight deadlines. It is important to want to be part of a company whose work ethic, loyalty, and attention to detail are fundamental values.