Work at Westhill Innovation

Interested applicants can apply for consideration by email to info@westhillinnovation.com..

Job Description: Controller / Office Manager


Reports To: President

Department: Administration

Location: 620 Ireland Rd, Simcoe ON, N3Y 4K2

Job Type: Full-time position, Monday to Friday


--COVID-19 considerations--

  • To keep our emplyees safe we implemented work-from-home procedures and for those working at our locations, we have implemented safe practices including but not limited to social-distancing, hand-washing, hand sanitizer,masks (and face shields as required)
  • On a temporary basis employees can work remotely due to COVID-19


Objective:


The main objective of the Office Manager, Controller is to to assume responsibility for the general ledger and all the related accounting functions as well as oversee the daily running of the Office.


General Description:


Westhill Innovation is a leading designer and supplier of environmentally sustainable composite systems for the Commercial Transportation Industry. We are seeking a Controller / Office Manager to assume responsibility for the general ledger and all the related accounting functions as well as office administration. Other responsibilities will include issuance of financial reports, human resourcing, payroll, costing, equipment inventory, and client interfacing. The applicant will be interacting with coworkers and clients daily. He/she should be detailed oriented and possess strong communication skills.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • management of accounts payable
  • management of accounts receivable, including the invoicing and collection process
  • involved in the expense reports process
  • monthly closing and related reconciliations
  • processing payroll through external electronic payroll system
  • year-end closing procedures coordinated with external accountant
  • provide administrative assistance in all aspects of the day-to-day business operations and for the simultaneous execution of accounting required for multiple ongoing projects
  • managing telephone and email inquiries
  • strict, meticulous, and up to date maintenance of electronic and hard copy filing systems
  • Apply HR policies and benefits (Roughly 15-20 employees)
  • Office administration
  • May be asked from time-to-,time to assist in the creating of documents and standards as the business grows
  • maintain professional communications with clients, employees, professionals, suppliers, and subcontractors


Knowledge and Competencies:


  • Organizational and planning
  • time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • knowledge of GAAP
  • good numeracy skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of QuickBooks or Sage 50
  • data management
  • attention to detail and accuracy
  • problem-solving
  • adaptability
  • customer service orientation
  • teamwork
  • communication skills - verbal and written
  • confidentiality is mandatory


Key Competencies


  • Financial planning and strategy
  • Managing profitability
  • Strategic planning and vision
  • Quality management
  • Promotion of process improvement
  • Forecasting
  • Corporate finance
  • Budget development
  • Experience both in private and public company
  • Education and Experience
  • MBA or bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or equivalent experience
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant certification a plus
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in accounting and financial management practices
  • Experience in a senior management position
  • Proficiency with accounting software, word processing, and spreadsheets
  • Solid GAAP and financial reporting technical skills


Education and Qualifications:


  • Minimum 5-to-10 years in accounting and administration / financial management
  • Strong knowledge of QuickBooks or Sage 50
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent Accounting skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Preferred Business Degree, CPA, or equivalent working experience


Why Work with us?


Be a partner in decision making and working in a place that values Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. Help us create the next generation of electric transportation. Move the world to sustainable energy.


  • Medical, Drug and Dental coverage
  • Social events whenever possible
  • Ability to work in an agile organization with a lean start-up mentality – ISO 9001/14001 Certified
  • Performance driven organization
  • Career Planning and training opportunities


Benefits:


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care