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Controller. Eden Valley Poultry Inc. (EVP) processes and markets chicken and turkey for Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island farmers. Our company is unique in the industry as we are a Canadian company that is owned by the producers who supply us with the best quality chickens and turkeys from their family farms and a major poultry processor. We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated finance professional. EVP is seeking a Controller to join our team of dedicated professionals. EVP strives to be an employer of choice and we focus on continuous improvement, contributing to the well-being of the community, minimizing our impact on the environment, and remaining focused on exceptional food safety and quality standards. The Controller, a key member of the finance team, manages the materials management and overall financial accounting operations of the business. You provide accurate information to the CFO, direct and manage the company’s accounting functions. The Controller will work closely with all departments to support our four strategic pillars (people, customers, operational excellence and social responsibility) while embodying our values of excellence, visibility and passion. Contributions Include: Coordinating and managing the full financial accounting operations. Establishing and monitoring internal controls to ensure that accounting activities are in accordance with established legal, regulatory and company policies and procedures. Custodian of the ERP system, including master data, change requests, system maintenance, performance and enhancement. Confirming that all month-end and financial year end financial accounting duties and all resulting financial reporting is completed in a timely and accurate manner. Providing advice and guidance on all accounting matters including financial systems, record keeping, policies, and reporting. Responsible for reporting to various companies and agencies including Canada Revenue Agency for HST and other tax items, Statistics Canada etc. Set the priorities and performance standards within the accounting services team. Completing year-end financial statements and schedules in preparation of the external audit. Leading and coordinating all activities related to the year-end audit. Keep abreast of federal, provincial and municipal developments, laws and policies that may affect the financial operations of the organization. Responsible for reporting to various companies and agencies including Canada Revenue Agency for HST and other tax items, Statistics Canada etc. Continuous improvement of all processes within the accounting services team. Education and Experience Requirements: University degree in Business/Accounting, with advanced degree or professional accounting designation (such as CPA (CA, CGA, CMA). Five (5) years extensive experience and knowledge of all aspects of corporate accounting and financial management. Proficient communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Experience overseeing audits performed by external audit firms. Knowledge of accounting principles, practices and applications. Managerial and leadership experience. Able to work efficiently as a part of a team, as well as independently. Able to work well under pressure and meet set deadlines. Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills. Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures. Eden Valley Poultry Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefit package. Qualified applicants should apply to www.edenvalleypoultry.com or via https://bit.ly/3gHDlWD.