Controller

  • Location: Concord, Ontario
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1216

As the Controller leading a team of 5 direct reports and reporting to the CFO, you will be responsible for overseeing all full cycle accounting and reporting. In order to qualify for the position, candidates must have industry experience in construction/real estate.

The Controller will be responsible for the following duties, inclusive of the following:

  • Oversee all accounting and reporting and review work of more junior team members
  • Prepare and manage financial reporting needs for all partners
  • Prepare materials for board reports
  • Assist CFO in operational strategy initiatives
  • Plan and manage annual audit and internal audit processes
  • Prepare annual audited financial statements and notes under ASPE
  • Prepare monthly cash flow forecasts and annual budgets
  • Oversee and monitor day-to-day accounting operations, process month and end year process.
  • 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 3+ years recent experience in a Manager/Controller level role 
  • Proven passion for the construction/real estate industry
  • 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