Blinds to Go - Montréal, QC

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The Company
Blinds To Go/Le Marché du Store Inc. is the leading manufacturer/retailer of blinds & shades in North America. We are constantly redefining the window treatment industry, with the largest made to order selection of blinds assembled directly at our Montreal, Qc and Lakewood, New Jersey manufacturing facilities.

Currently, we operate over 80 stores located in Quebec, Ontario and the US. Over the next few years we intend to continue our growth through both, new store openings and same-store revenue increase. Our growth generates lots of excitement and opportunities for high potential individuals.

The Controller is responsible for leading and supervising the team comprised of A/P, Payroll and Cash Audit into the timely production of quality deliverables on a day-to-day basis. The successful candidate is able to develop solid working relationships within the team as well as team up with other managers in other service lines (e.g. manufacturing, retail etc…). The controller would be responsible for coordinating US and Canadian tax filing, audits, budgeting and banking relationships. Given the importance of culture in our company, the candidate must be a well-rounded general manager, with a deep understanding of business in additional to having strong technical accounting and financial management skills.

Key Requirements:

  • Accounting designation (CA preferred)
  • Ideally, five to ten years of relevant work experience post undergraduate

Ideal background would include;

  • 2 to 5 years auditing experience with major accounting firm
  • Additional 2 to 3 year experience in industry
  • Experience managing or supervising personnel
  • Corporate tax knowledge a definite asset
  • Strong finance and accounting skills
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Hands-on person with interest in further developing general management and leadership skills
  • Strong personal accountability
  • Entrepreneurial with strong desire to help build a company s
  • Bilingual

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day manager of a strong finance and accounting team that serves as partners to operating managers
  • Help coach and develop finance team members
  • Maximize use of technology to ensure process simplification and improvement.
  • Foster a positive and professional work environment
  • Work with key operating managers to develop and maintain good internal controls and discipline within an entrepreneurial business.
  • Lead the financial budgeting process
  • Modify and update models/systems to better reflect business operations

We customize the training of all new candidates based on individual evaluations. Our training includes rotating into numerous roles within our organization to learn the business, the corporate culture and to develop the important internal relationships needed to successfully grow into this leadership role.

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About this company
Blinds To Go/Le Marché du Store Inc. is the leading manufacturer/retailer of blinds & shades in North America. We are constantly redefining...