Controller

  • Location: Ottawa, Ontario
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #4214

Job #4214 – A great opportunity to join a well-established company with a strong purpose and history of growth. Our client is looking for a natural leader who possesses a process improvement mindset and enjoys finding ways to improve existing methods and inefficiencies. If you consider yourself to be a strong leader who is able to get things done in the right way, then this may be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. Responsible for the overall direction of the operational accounting functions, you’ll be relied upon to identify and oversee areas for potential improvement while helping to take this organization to the next level. Reporting to the Senior Director of Finance, your responsibilities will include:

  • Oversee the accounts payable and accounts receivable departments
  • Review account reconciliations related to operational accounting functions
  • Ensure internal controls are well documented and identify areas for improvements
  • Oversee external audit activities
  • Manage various taxation activities and ensure compliance with relevant tax legislation and regulations
  • Liaise with various external stakeholders
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of accounting systems and support new system implementations
  • Other duties within the scope of the job as required

If you are someone who thrives in a fast paced, evolving environment while still being able to make decisions and prioritize your work effectively, then we want to hear from you. Don’t wait – this is a great organization, and this position will not be open for long!

Qualifications

Mandatory:

The main qualifications for this role include:

  • Post-secondary education in accounting and/or finance
  • CPA designation
  • 8+ years of progressive experience
  • Strong knowledge of accounting functions 
  • Extensive experience leading and mentoring a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven experience with process improvement

Definite Assets:

  • Corporate and commodity tax knowledge

Compensation:

  • $115,000-125,000 annual salary
  • Excellent bonus structure
  • Fantastic, unique perks
  • RRSP matching
  • Great benefits plan
  • 3 weeks’ vacation
  • Flexible – hybrid work schedule

Location: Ottawa

Internal Job ID#: 4214

Recruiter Name: Paul Stevenson

How to Apply:

  1. If you are already registered with us, please contact your Recruiter and quote Job #4214.
  2. With a resume, click the grey “Apply Now” button.
  3. Without a resume or have a question – Email us!

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Thank you for your interest! The recruiter responsible for this role will be in touch with those candidates whose skills and qualifications best match our client’s requirements. Please note that all candidates must be permitted to work in Canada to be considered.

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