Division Controller

Subsidiary: Miller Paving Limited  

Location: Markham, ON



What Does a Divisional Controller Do?

The Divisional Controller is responsible for working with the Group Controller, Business Unit Managers, Project Managers and Corporate Finance team, to provide support with their business activities in the areas of accounting, administration, internal controls, and information systems.  This position reports to the Group Controller, Finance.

As a Divisional Controller, You Will:

  • Prepare monthly business unit statements, financial review information and annual business unit budgets and assist business unit managers in the financial planning processes
  • Together with management, hold monthly business reviews with each business unit and report to the executive team
  • Understand and support implementation of cost control, job costing and forecasting systems at the project level
  • Assist with internal and external audits as required
  • Provide analysis and support to business unit managers to ensure understanding of business unit statements and financial implications of business decisions
  • Perform monthly divisional profit/revenue recognition, develop and analyze monthly cost reporting, and project forecasts
  • Investigate profitability issues and forecasts changes
  • Maintain tracking of intercompany billings and accruals for internal charges according to corporate accounting standards
  • Maintain balance sheet and sub ledgers and manage inventory accounting for the specific business units
  • Assist staff with daily process issues and process improvement, ensuring adequate internal controls are in place
  • Lead and develop individuals within different business units
  • Other duties as required

What You'll Bring:

  • 5+ years’ relevant experience as a Controller or similar role
  • Experience in Construction Industry is strongly preferred
  • Professional accounting designation, or working towards a professional accounting designation
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and excellent verbal and written communications
  • Advanced experience with MS Excel
  • Some travel is required to different divisions and project locations

Miller is proud to provide this unique career opportunity, we offer continuous learning, opportunity for growth, and a competitive compensation package. At our core; we are our people. We succeed because we respect our people and invest in their development, safety and well-being. Miller is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion are key attributes to building greatness. Miller’s core values of Integrity and Community welcomes everyone, at work and in the community, and our value of Accountability, means that we own our actions, our decisions and our results. As a Miller employee, this will ultimately be your commitment to our inclusive culture.

We will contact candidates selected for an interview. Accommodation for applications with disabilities will be made during the recruitment process when requested.