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Assistant Controller, Transportation & Logistics – (WR: 324)

Posted 6 years ago

Our client is one of the world’s largest potash exporters—an international marketing and logistics company with significant economies of scale in its supply chain, and long-term relationships and reputation with its overseas customers. Our client has corporate offices in Saskatoon, Singapore, Tokyo and Shanghai.

As a competitive world supplier, our client efficiently sells and delivers Canadian potash to customers primarily in Asia, Latin America and Oceania. As Saskatchewan’s largest overseas exporter and one of Canada’s largest mineral exporters, since 1972, our client has delivered over 225 million tonnes of potash to farmers and industrial users in over 60 countries—making it a vital link in the pursuit of global food security.

Based in Saskatoon and taking on a new centralized accounting role reporting to the Corporate Controller, the Assistant Controller will be responsible for the day to day management, leadership and coordination of all accounting related activities for the company inclusive of financial and management reporting, external audit, corporate budgeting and forecasting, internal financial controls, etc.  The Assistant Controller will lead a team of four direct reports and an additional eight indirect reports focused around the principles of commercial acumen, leadership and best practices.

The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting and a Professional Accounting Designation coupled with a strong technical background in IFRS and a minimum of 10 years of experience in a financial accounting/reporting or auditing role, and 5 years in a leadership role. It is essential that the new Assistant Controller possess strong business acumen and previous management experience leading, mentoring and challenging teams to outstanding levels of achievement.

If you are interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Susie Besler at 403-263-4474 ext 229 or by email at [email protected].

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