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Controller - succession

Posting Start Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: Kingsey Falls, QC, CA

Company: Cascades


The project will start at one of the group's plants in Drummondville, Berthierville or Kingsey Falls



Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products that customers have come to rely on.



The Specialty Products Group, a division of Cascades, is a leader in the industrial packaging, food packaging and recovery sectors. The Group has 38 business units across North America and Europe and employs more than 2,200 employees.

Your challenge!

When combined with a group controller, the selected candidate will have the opportunity to develop your potential within our succession team.  Cascades offers you the opportunity and tools to develop your talents and become familiar with our processes and management tools.  Supported by your mentor, you will have the opportunity to work on various mandates allowing you to develop your skills and access the many career opportunities within the Cascades Specialty Products Group finance team.  Here is a brief overview of what awaits you: 
- Dynamic mandates with great potential for professional growth;
- Mentoring with experienced professionals; 
- The opportunity to work in a major Canadian multinational company; 
- Competitive compensation and a wide range of attractive salary benefits ;
- A future workplace where a greener world is built ;

Job Responsibilities

The sponsorship period on the succession team will prepare you to meet the following challenges:

  • Prepare and analyze the division's monthly financial statements and production activity reports;
  • Control invoicing, payables, payroll, cost analysis and inventory management transactions;
  • Participate and coordinate the preparation of budgets;
  • Develop accounting information systems;
Core competencies defined for this job
Continuous improvement
Impact and influence
Planning and organizing
Values and ethics
Bachelor's degree en Accounting ou Finance
Desired experience
  • 0 to 5 years of experience in management accounting
Technical competencies
  • Possess the accounting designation of the order of CPA, or be in the process of obtaining it
  • Be bilingual
  • Be dynamic, resourceful, have good judgment, initiative and innovation skills
  • Have decision-making skills
  • Action- and results-oriented and good at interpersonal communication
  • Be able to establish priorities to complete the various files under his responsibility
  • Knowledge of the SAP system would be an asset


Additional information

The mandate will begin at one of the group's plants in Drummondville, Berthierville or Kingsey Falls.


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 men and women.

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