Location: Brampton ON
Position: Controller, Transport Business Unit
File Number: 2497
Our client is a major 3pl and they are looking for a Business Unit Controller for a new business line they are starting. Reporting to the Senior Director of Finance, Operations, the Transport Business Unit Controller serves as a key business partner to the Division VP and Operational leaders. The role is responsible for all Financial Management functions and will have the accountability of Operations support and financial duties relating to the Business Unit. The Business Unit Controller is directly responsible for the financial reporting and controls of the unit and is expected to use influencing skills to work cross functionally across the business. This includes the ongoing management of the operating financial plans as well as ensuring internal and external financial policy and procedures are followed. The successful candidate will have a University Degree in Business Administration/Commerce with a professional designation (CA, CPA, CMA, CGA), and a minimum of 5 to 7 years’ experience in a finance role with demonstrated financial acumen and solid understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. A thorough knowledge of the concepts/principles of transportation services(both asset based and non-asset based business models, warehousing and distribution, would be skill-sets that lead to success in the role. In addition, you will possess excellent communication and leadership skills and a thorough understanding of integrated business software packages. A competitive salary package matches this very interesting new role.