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Head Office, 12302 10th Line, 12302 Tenth Line, Georgetown, Ontario, Canada Req #333
Thursday, June 18, 2020

Employment Opportunity


Independently owned and operated for more than 100 years, Sheridan Nurseries is Canada's largest, fully integrated garden centre, retailer and grower, known for top quality products and services. At Sheridan Nurseries, we offer employees a dynamic, fun and fast-paced work environment, focused on growth, development and personal well being with flexible, comprehensive training programs. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including a company pension. Sheridan Nurseries Head Office is actively searching for a: 




Full Time, Permanent


Reports To:  Vice President of Finance, IT and Transformation



Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all major controllership functions including Financial Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable
  • Manage and review all period end financial close activities
  • Preparation of the period end financial package including financial statements, forecast, and variance analysis
  • Preparation of financial presentations to the executive team and Board of Directors
  • Manage the annual planning process by partnering with commercial leadership across all business units
  • Participate in the development of and support the Company’s strategic plans
  • Lead the transformation of the controllership function, including the implementation of new systems and processes to improve efficiency and quality of work product
  • Partner with other departments to assist and improve operations
  • Manage compliance reporting & tax returns
  • Responsible for partnering with Sheridan’s external auditors for the year end audit
  • Establish, manage, and monitor internal control processes
  • Lead and develop a diverse and dynamic team of controllership professionals


  • University degree in Business/Accounting and/or CPA
  • Experience leading and developing diverse teams
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, well organized, exceptional customer service and team building skills 
  • High level of critical and analytical thinking to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Prior experience in implementing business performance management systems (such as Hyperion Financial Management) is considered an asset


We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  If selected, please advise if you require special accommodation to attend the interview.

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  • Head Office, 12302 10th Line, 12302 Tenth Line, Georgetown, Ontario, Canada