Controller, Cambridge Location

  • Location: Cambridge, Ontario
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1004

Reporting to the CEO of the organization, the Controller oversee a division of 10+ individuals and will be responsible for end to end oversight of the accounting and finance functions of the organization. You will provide consistent process improvement initiatives and work to support the CEO and Board of Directors. Your key qualifications will be inclusive of but not limited to the following: 

  • Responsible for financial reporting processes on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis
  • Serve as point of contact/resource for ERP system (SAP) related tasks and questions and be responsible for business decisions regarding ERPs
  • Oversee the budgeting and forecasting processes for the organization and strive towards process improvement strategies to ensure profit maximization
  • Plan and manage annual audit and internal audit processes
  • Prepare monthly cash flow forecasts and annual budgets
  • Responsible for setting up and managing vendor accounts
  • Manage the timely preparation and filing of tax returns
  • Manage monthly reporting for HST, QST
  • Participates in special projects as assigned

In order to qualify you must possess the following skill set:

  • Professional accounting designation (CPA or CA)
  • Minimum 5-8 years of relevant experience
  • Proven passion for the Real Estate/Construction/Engineering industry and minimum 2+ years recent experience in a similar level of role
  • Heavy involvement in acquisition and investment activities
  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to lead presentations/meetings with confidence while backing up assumptions 
  • Experience with inter-company reconciliations and consolidations 
  • Have a strong core accounting foundation and be able to review the work of more junior team members in an accurate and efficient way 
  • Advanced Excel