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Mercedes-Benz Winnipeg is looking for a Controller with experience in the automotive or dealership industry.

As the Controller, you oversee the day-to-day operations, including financial affairs, analysis, and risk and goal management. You’re a motivational leader and team-builder who can inspire a team and make financial information meaningful for everyone in the company. You are adept at stepping into complex financial environments and improving processes and financial efficiencies that drive business value.

In this role, you will:


  • Manage the company’s daily financial operations and establish new procedures and controls.
  • Oversee the accounting department.
  • Monitor the company’s banking activities.
  • File accurate company tax returns.
  • Prepare and maintain working files, and manage P&L and the balance sheet.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and review banking transactions for accuracy.
  • Maintain intercompany balances, accounting records, financial statements, general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and month-end tasks and requirements.
  • Accumulate and consolidate financial data necessary for accurate accounting of consolidated business results.
  • Develop and maintain internal-control systems to safeguard the company’s financial assets.
  • Oversee operational and tactical matters, including financial and budget management, accounting, cost/benefit analysis, and forecasting.
  • Identify trends, issues and industry benchmarks and provide recommendations for strategic direction.
  • Prepare quarterly financial forecasts, annual budgets, and short- and long-term financial reports.
  • Ensure year-end tasks are in place, and prepare year-end financials.
  • Oversee monthly report production, including reconciliations and financial statements.
  • Apply previous experience to current systems.

Your qualifications include:

  • Experience in the automotive or dealership industry (required).
  • Completion of a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting at an accredited college or university.
  • CMA or CGA designation preferred.
  • Three-to-five years’ financial and management experience.
  • The ability to build strong relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft (Word, Excel, Outlook) and third-party accounting software (such as ADP).

Expect a great salary and benefits package, and opportunity to work with great, high-energy people.

Mercedes-Benz Winnipeg is a premier retailer of new and pre-owned vehicles.


If you want to steer your career in the right direction, email your resume and cover letter today to:

To apply for the Controller job at Painchaud Performance Group , send your resume to Michelle Painchaud at
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Company Name

Painchaud Performance Group

Posted By

Michelle Painchaud

Job Category

Post Date

August 21, 2014 (Long time ago)

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