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Controller Job

Job Classification:  Remote

Title: Controller

Cyclone - a brand of Acuity Brands, Terrebonne


Cyclone Lighting, an Acuity Brands company, was founded in 1999 and designs, develops and manufactures outdoor luminaires and accessories in its production facility located north of Montreal. From its inception, Cyclone has followed a philosophy that excels in quality, performance and durability. Cyclone Lighting continues in this direction by providing superior quality luminaires and decorative outdoor accessories and by focusing on key product strengths: photometric performance, tool-free maintenance and a broad range of luminaire styles. For more information, please visit www.cyclonelighting.com.

Why Cyclone ?

Does your coffee seem somewhat dull in the morning? It lacks in flavor and does not motivate you anymore? You like action? You want to jump in with both feet into new challenges, while bringing your career to the next level?

We have the job for YOU! cyclone, is offering you the opportunity to surpass yourself, within our family, in a joint effort filled of professional passion. Do not wait any longer! Apply and you will find your self, savoring your mornings, here at Cyclone!

What we offer:

  • Be part of the management team in a dynamic work environment
  • To be able to contribute to the development of a growing, internationally renowned manufacturing company that designs and manufactures products in Quebec
  • Work in a creative and evolving environment
  • Group insurance program

Main responsibilities:

  • Analyze and prepare General Ledger accounts, accounting entries and financial reports
  • Ensure the preparation of monthly and year-end financial statements (including transfer pricing)
  • Be responsible for end-of-year files and support the tax team with annual declarations
  • Manage complete accounting cycle
  • Manage cash flow
  • Supervise the work of the Costing and Inventory Analyst as well as the work of the Accounting Technician
  • Work with Operations, Sales, Engineering and Sourcing departments to ensure teams’ synergies, great understanding of their processes and finally to ensure a good mutual support
  • Work at identifying financial opportunities and participate to solutions’ implementation
  • Participate to Cyclone’s strategic decisions and plans
  • Put in place good internal controls
  • See to the continuous improvement of the service
  • Get involved in the process of grants and credits including SR&ED
  • Manage government files
  • Maintain the bridge with the Head Office and ensure needs are fulfilled
  • Establish financial forecasts for the next 12 months on a monthly basis
  • Produce performance indicators


Knowledge and Abilities:

  • BAC in accounting
  • CPA accounting title an asset
  • 2 to 5 years of experience as a controller
  • French / English bilingualism (spoken and written)
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel


  • Mastery of the Office suite
  • Knowledge of MS Dynamics AX, Oracle or One Stream ERP is an asset
  • Good leader and communicator
  • Recognized as an agent of change
  • Good analytical skills
  • Seeks accomplishment: pride in obtaining good results
  • Very good ability to work in a team
  • Good sense of organization and priorities
  • Ease of respecting and enforcing established rules
  • Concern for meeting deadlines



For more information about our company, see our website at www.cyclonelighting.com

Are you interested in the position? Send us your CV!

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Req ID:  2785

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