Controller

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Controller 

Location:               Toronto, ON

About The King Street Food Company ....

Gold Award for Independant Restauranteur, Rob Gentile & The King Street Food Company, 2015 (Ontario Hostelry Institute)

Company of the Year (Eastern Canada), Pinnacle Award, 2014

Jacobs & Co. Steakhouse, King West (2007):

Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants, 2017 (Canada’s 100 Best)

50 Best Steakhouses in Canada, 2016 (OpenTable)

Award of Excellence, 2012- 2015 (Wine Spectator)

Buca Osteria & Enoteca, King West (2009):

Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants 2015 - 2017 (Canada’s 100 Best)

Toronto’s Best Italian Restaurants, 2016 (Toronto Life),

Toronto’s Top 100, 2016 (PostCity).

Buca Osteria & Bar, Yorkville (2014):

Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants, 2015-2017 (Canada’s 100 Best)

Toronto’s Best Italian Restaurants, 2016 (Toronto Life)

Canada’s Best New Restaurant, 2015 (Canada’s 100 Best)

Toronto’s No.1 New Restaurant, 2015 (Toronto Life)

Bar Buca, King West (2014):

Toronto’s Top 100 “spend a little” ranked #1, 2016 (Post City)

Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants, 2015-2016 (Canada’s 100 Best)

Top 10 New Canadian Restaurants, 2014 (EnRoute)

Jamie’s Italian, Yorkdale (2015) & Square One (2016):

Toronto’s Top 20 New Restaurants, 2016 (Toronto Life)

Our 42 Favourite Bars, 2016 (Post City)

La Banane, Ossington (2017):

Toronto’s Top 20 New Restaurants, 2017 (Toronto Life)

Toronto’s Best Designed Restaurants, 2017 (View the Vibe Magazine)

Primary Responsibilities:            

  • Accurate and timely completion of financial reporting including financial statements, operational reporting, and ad hoc reporting as needed
  • Analyze financial information to increase profitability and provide guidance to management
  • Develop or improve processes related to cashflow management, internal controls and fiscal period reconciliations
  • Develop or improve operational controls and reporting company wide
  • Oversee management of cashflow and company assets
  • Provide insight and analysis on restaurant performance to ownership and restaurant management
  • Lead the accounting and payroll team responsible for full cycle accounting duties
  • Assist in purchasing and contract negotiations
  • Work with external accounting firm in review of financial statements and completion of corporate tax filings
  • Provide input and guidance on technology and restaurant system improvements from an accounting/finance perspective
  • Support ownership group with capital financing, legal and strategic decision-making

 

Requirements

  • CPA designation and post-secondary education
  • Hospitality Accounting / F&B Accounting considered an asset
  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • Proven leader with the ability to work closely with small and large teams
  • Experience implementing process and control improvements with an eye on improving profitability and operational efficiency
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Familiarity with hospitality business and systems is an asset but not required
  • Willingness to take ownership over the finance/accounting function and mould the department through your vision
  • Positive, can-do attitude that thrives in fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send your CV directly to linda.brown@kingstreetfood.com and /or via the APPLY NOW Link.

Thank you for your interest in The King Street Food Company