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Financial Controller - Customs Broker/Freight Forwarder - Mississauga, ON - Exclusive

Our client is a well-established customs broker/international logistics 24/7 provider.
They are seeking the services of a well-rounded Controller with strong general accounting skills;
there is a strong preference for someone with an understanding of customs brokerage and international freight forwarding.

The candidate would be responsible for the entire financial function of the company, daily accounting needs,
generating monthly reports, coordinating payment of monthly K84, managing accounts receivable employee and
overseeing the efficiency of the company and acting as aid to the Vice President of the company. 

Ideally the candidate would have an accounting/finance degree with accounting designation (CMA, CGA, CA, CPA)
and at least 5 years experience, ideally 10 years. They will consider someone who has no designation but strong
customs brokerage and/or freight forwarding experience.

Responsibilities:

- Accounts Payable
- Prepare general ledger entries
- Prepare journal entries
- Manage accounts receivable
- Manage accounts payable
- Prepare trial balance
- Open and close books for auditors
- Prepare financial statements
- Prepare bank reconciliations
- Conduct banking transactions
- Invoice clients
- Conduct credit and collections
- Freight rating
- Prepare financial reports
- Perform foreign currency exchange
- Store, update and retrieve financial data
- Maintain filing and record systems
- Manage inventory control
- Answer customer inquiries
- Verifying quantities and amounts in supplier invoices with PO
- Coding and entering AP invoices
- Issuing/mailing cheques
- Printing A/R invoices
- Ensure timely government remittances

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have:

- CGA, CMA, CA or CPA or working towards this designation; or 5-10 years
  experience in international Customs Brokerage/Freight Forwarding in Canada
- Investigative, fact-finding, forensic approach
- Strong knowledge of FX currency conversion
- Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable activities
- Calculating file profits on shipment transactions; Billings
- Credit & Collections
- Working with General Ledger entries
- Bank reconciliations, trial balances


Compensation:
Competitive salary and benefits package offered


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