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Junior Plant Controller

Posting Start Date: May 17, 2022

Location: Kingsey Falls, QC, CA

Company: Cascades

Your challenge is here!


As a Junior Plant Controller, you will work closely with an experienced controller who will support you in your daily activities and involve you in ongoing mandates. You will perform tasks related to general accounting and will be involved in the analysis of production variances and costs. The position includes a mentoring and coaching period of varying length. Following the mentoring period, you will be asked to assume the duties of controller within one of our units where you will be responsible for all accounting related activities.

Why work at Cascades


  • Work on dynamic mandates with great potential for professional growth;
  • Access to mentorship with experienced professionals;
  • Work-life balance (telecommuting, flexible hours);
  • Group insurance & pension plan with company contributions, after 3 months of service; 
  • Profit sharing plan, available after 1 year of service;
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP);
  • Long-term career management plan;
  • Work environment focused on sharing knowledge and valuing individual and team success;
  • Contribute to the success of a Quebec-based, multinational, environmentally responsible company.

Your responsibilities


The Controller will have the following responsibilities:


  • Ensure that accounting for inventory quantities, capital assets and operating costs is reliable, complete and accurate
  • Rigorously analyze operating cost performance indicators
  • Disseminate appropriate information
  • Identify opportunities for improvement
  • Contribute to your plant’s decision-making process
  • Support your sector’s management in improving business processes
  • Maintain an effective control structure to minimize the business risks inherent in operations and fraud
  • Apply the best administrative and accounting, financial management and sales practices in accordance with your plant's needs

Your baggage and your strengths


The Controller will possess several of the following qualifications and skills:


  • Have a bachelor's degree in accounting
  • Hold a CPA designation or in the process of obtaining one
  • Proficiency in French and English
  • Proficiency in Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of SAP software or other ERP (an asset)
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to set priorities
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Leadership and expertise in promoting buy-in to proposed solutions


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Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner. Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both women and men.


About Cascades
To be part of Cascades is to reveal the full potential of materials, people and ideas. We are source of possibilities. Since 1964, we have been providing sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in packaging, hygiene and recovery.

Join 12,000 women and men working in a network of more than 90 operating units located in North America and Europe. 

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