Assistant Controller ( FSJ)

Job description

Northern Metalic Sales is a Canadian Independent Wholesale Industrial Distributor based in Grande Prairie, AB with operations across Alberta & BC.

Northern Metalic Sales is part of a larger, diverse group of companies with interests in wholesale distribution, oilfield service & supply, lubricants distribution, land and real estate development, rail construction & transload, vehicles rentals & leasing, and finance.


We are currently seeking an experienced assistant financial controller to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. Controller responsibilities will also include financial risk management and ability to manage financial duties for multiple locations.

This position is responsible for managing financial accounting and reporting activities while ensuring they are being performed accurately, efficiently, and in in accordance with established time frames and company and professional standards. It will oversee all accounting duties managing the process of financial statement preparation, providing day to day management of financial reporting and maintaining timely and accurate general ledger records. This position will assist in supervising a team to ensure delegated work is timely, accurate, and delivered on schedule.

Responsibilities will range from inventory and cost analyses, cash management and reconciliations, assisting annual tax returns, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and performing other accounting analyses as requested.

Specific Responsibilities include:

Perform inventory transactions, reconciliations, and analyses
Coordinate the preparation of year end data
Oversee various account analyses and reconciliations and on-going review of journal entries
Ensures diligent record keeping and audit trails
Serve as liaison for corporate controllers, external accountants while ensuring financial information is presentable.
Develop and document business process and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
Interface with all internal departments

Qualifications include:

Bachelors Degree in Accounting
Minimum 5-7 years of accounting experienced required
CPA or progress towards completion an asset
A strategic mindset
A solid understanding of all aspects of accounting, from transaction entry to production of complex financial information
Ability to effectively communicate with employees at all levels of organization


Dental care
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Extended health care
Life insurance
Store discount
Vision care

8 hour shift
Monday to Friday

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