Assistant Controller · Collingwood, Ontario

We are seeking an Assistant Controller to report to the Controller & CFO.

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The Assistant Controller will play a pivotal role in overseeing various financial activities, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and efficiency. This individual will work closely with other Finance team members, senior leadership, and other departments to support the company’s financial objectives and strategic initiatives.

This role is based out of our Collingwood location at 20 Stewart Road.


Start Date: Immediate

Hours of Work: This is a full-time position working 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday

Salary & Benefits: Sensor Technology offers competitive compensation and a generous healthcare spending account, including a subsidy for fitness equipment and gym memberships.

We also offer a supportive, collaborative work environment, growth, and professional development opportunities.


Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Assisting in the preparation of financial statements, reports, and budgets
  • Managing day-to-day accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger activities
  • Ensuring compliance with accounting principles, standards, and regulations and researching any accounting issues
  • Participating in financial planning and analysis (monthly, quarterly & year-end), providing insights to support decision-making
  • Conducting variance analysis and identifying areas for improvement
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of internal controls and procedures
  • Coordinating and supporting audits, tax filings, and other financial reviews
  • Serving as a liaison to external accountants/auditors
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to streamline processes and drive efficiency
  • Providing guidance and mentorship to junior staff members within the finance department – AP, AR and general accounting
  • Performing ad hoc financial analysis and projects as required


The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field. CPA is preferred.
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in accounting or finance roles, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with Payroll & HR systems (i.e. Humi)
  • Experience managing Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR) and review/auditing
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting standards
  • Proficient with QuickBooks Online or Desktop
  • Proficiency with MS Office – advanced Excel skills are a must (proficiency with pivot tables, if statements, VLOOKUP, etc.)
  • Experience with ERP systems
  • Excellent analytical skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team
  • Experience with inventory systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent critical thinking & problem-solving skills
  • Able to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong work ethic, diligence, and commitment
  • Candidates must have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada under relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations. Canadian Citizenship would be a plus.


We would love to hear from you if you want to learn more about this exciting opportunity!

Sensor Technology is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. We encourage you to contact us if you require accommodation in the recruitment process or need this job posting in an alternative format.

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While we appreciate all interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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