Growing Together
Since 1959



The Controller is responsible for managing the overall financial operations of the firm, providing timely and accurate information, including financial reports, budgeting, forecasting and analysis.


• Prepares accurate monthly financial statements for Westbrook Trailers including all supporting reconciliations and schedules;
• Supports the annual financial planning process and development of departmental budgets;
• Prepares monthly variance analysis, providing commentary on exceptions and following up on required actions to address them;
• Oversees Accounts Payable, ensuring documentation is appropriately matched, coded and approved prior to payment;
• Coordinates weekly payment run (cheques, EFTs, wire transfers, direct bill payments), ensuring payments are made in a timely and accurate manner;
• Oversees Accounts Receivable, ensuring billing accuracy and monitoring collections;
• Manages, directs and coaches the Accounting Associate;
• Oversees cycle counts and year end inventory counts;
• Develops cost accounting system and standards for materials, labour, overhead, machine rates, etc.;
• Analyzes production costs and efficiencies, recommending changes as necessary;
• Performing capital life cycle cost-benefit analysis, including replacement capital;
• Prepares forecasts and projections (P&L, cashflow, scenario planning) as required;
• Liaises with external auditors to provide information required for year end audit and follow up on required actions;
• Prepares ad hoc reports/analyses as required;
• Recommends and implements financial controls, policies and procedures to support company business objectives, in line with Westbrook Group expectations;
• Leads/contributes to special projects as required;
• Participates in meetings and other activities related to role;
• Works in compliance with company policies and procedures and Occupational Health & Safety Act;
• Performs other duties as assigned.


• 5+ years of hands-on general accounting experience with some previous supervisory experience;
• Post secondary degree in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline;
• Completion of/actively working towards CPA designation;


• Exceptional analytical/problem solving skills and business acumen;
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
• Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks with an appropriate sense of urgency;
• Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively and cooperatively with team members, other departments and external stakeholders;
• Sound judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential information;
• Strong MS Office skills with advanced proficiency in Excel.

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