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Plant Controller in Pugwash at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 9/18/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Pugwash
  • Job Type:
  • Date Posted:
    9/18/2021

Job Description

As the Controller for the Pugwash location of Windsor Salt you will be responsible for the following:

  • Participate in the development of annual budget and assist the General Manager in the presentation of the plant budget. Plant budget $30M, CAPEX  $5M, Production: 900,000 MT included
  • Monitor the financial performance of the plant and prepare monthly key reports. The incumbent prepares monthly reports and present them to management and find solutions for cost reduction
  • Prepare, reconcile and approve monthly journal entries:  These entries include bank activity prepaid expenses, accruals, payroll postings and energy transfer.
  • Approve accounts payables documents and respond to vendor inquiries: The incumbent reviews and approve the purchase requisitions (SRM module), allocation slips, cheque requests, cash payments and provides timely answers to vendor inquiries.
  • Monitor, update and ensure the accuracy of the inventory accounts:  Working  with production and supply chain , monitors the accuracy of the inventory data base, report obsolete and slow moving items, reviews and identifies solutions for the COGI errors. Will organize and conduct physical counts, reconcile the results and post the differences in the accounting system. 
  • Review and approve the payroll documents.
  • Assist the General Manager and Director, Highway and Chemical Controller on ad-hoc requirements.  


Through a sustainable perspective, our unique team spirit and meaningful tasks, we offer you the opportunity for personal and professional development. You can look forward to: Company Health & Wellness Program: We believe in enhancing the lives of employees, which is why we offer DASH – a holistic well-being program. DASH has 5 important dimensions: health, finance, work/life matters, social, and community. Attractive Benefits: You will receive an attractive benefits package, including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, and Company Paid Holidays.

Job Requirements

Our company values and recognizes the diversity of the workforce, and is looking for talented individuals with:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting
  • MBA or CPA designation highly desirable
  • At least 5 years in a similar role
  • Knowledge of SAP in necessary
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel
  • Must have well developed analytical skills.

#winfr  K+S Windsor Salt complies with the AODA in all steps of its recruitment process.