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Our client is a well-established group of private companies in the transportation industry.  They are looking for a Controller to join their team.  Current Controller will retire this year.   Great opportunity to collaborate with management team and support decisions.  Reporting to the CFO you will manage a six-person accounting team.



Corporate Finance – reviews and approves in collaboration with CFO the following:

  • Monthly Financial Reporting Package and Cash Flow statements
  • Quarterly reporting to financial institutions
  • Annual Budget, Capital Acquisition Package
  • Prepares annual financial working papers for all companies
  • Reviews and approves coding of administrative purchases and signing cheques
  • Reviews and approves quarterly reconciliations.

Manage day to day Operations of Accounting

  • Monitors and enforces internal controls, banking procedures for all companies
  • Monitors and enforces internal controls for TMS software in conjunction with Network Administrator
  • Evaluates, mentors and coaches, department staff to help develop skills to meet corporate, service, and individual developmental needs
  • Review A/R adjustments and rebills, property billing and misc billing, approves account changes
  • Reviews, approves, and assigns credit terms on all A/R credit applications
  • Works with shop department to ensure A/P procedures followed and fuel inventory monitoring
  • Performs electronic fuel remittances for all companies
  • Controls the distribution of fuel cards and ferry cards
  • Prepares GST, PST, Corporate Tax installments and misc payables for all companies
  • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Increases departmental support through effective cross training
  • Manages implementation of new accounting programs in conjunction with Network Administrator
  • Renews and approves lease operator payments for all companies
  • Supports AP for holiday relief
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Reviews potential loss exposure and deals with each exposure: fleet, property and cargo insurance
  • Monitors agent L/OP and Outside Cartage insurance requirements
  • Maintains insurance spreadsheet



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  • CPA designation
  • 5 years of experience in related role
  • Supervisory experience
  • Transportation industry is beneficial
  • Excellent organizational, customer service and communication skills
  • Strong analytical, trouble shooting and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain a flexible and positive approach under pressure
  • Ability to think and act strategically
  • Experience working in a unionized environment is a plus.
  • Champion the organization’s Founding Values
  • Skilled at multi-tasking

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Karen Epp


Karen Epp, CPC is the Senior Finance and Accounting Recruiter at Goldbeck Recruiting Inc and brings over twenty years of experience recruiting professionals in Accounting, Finance, Insurance, Banking, and Human Resources. One of the advantages of working with Karen in your search for Accounting Professionals is the extensive long standing relationships with candidates and reputable clients.

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