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CORPORATE CONTROLLER

CORPORATE CONTROLLER

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Our client is a leading professional services company operating in Canada.

HOW TO APPLY

For the Corporate Controller Toronto role please send resumes to resumes@emtoronto.com. We thank all candidates who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

JOB MANDATE

The Corporate Controller will be responsible for the leading the day to day finance operations and direct the team. The Corporate Controller will be responsible for recruiting, training and coaching the accounting team. You will have responsibility over accounting, budgets, accounting for investments, general ledger and financial reporting. You will provide accurate information to the senior management, including analysis, budgeting, forecasting and preparing financial reports. You will work closely with the executive team and collaborate with a variety of key stakeholders. You will be involved with supporting presentations to the executive team, partners and the board. You will be responsible for identifying new opportunities to prove efficiencies and work towards continuous improvement with all existing processes and systems and respond to all business unit inquiries.  You will work closely with the CFO to leverage new technology and improve systems to upgrade the standard operating procedures. Assist operations and the executive team in the annual planning and budgeting process. You will help the current finance team by clarifying roles and responsibilities and development and implement coaching and training programs to maximize optimal performance.

 

DELIVERABLES

The Corporate Controller will support the CFO in engaging executives, partners and the board in discussions and decisions regarding the firms financial operating model. You will guide financial decisions by establishing, monitoring and enforcing policies and procedures. You will oversee all accounts, ledgers and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate accounting standards and regulatory requirements. You will work with the sales team on product pricing, costs and margins. You will maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs and project budgets and actual expenditures. Analyze financial data and present the financial reports in an accurate and timely manner, communicate monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and monitor progress and any changes and keep the executive team apprised of the firms financial status. You will leverage the strength of the current finance team and recruit new team members as required. Support new systems or project selections and implementations from a strategic finance and internal control perspective.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • 7 Years experience in a Corporate Controller position
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Professional Accounting designation CA, CPA, CGA, CMA preferred
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP Principles and technical financial reporting skills
  • Experience overseeing audits performed by external audit firms
  • Financial analysis, budgeting and strategic planning experience
  • Strong knowledge of financial systems
  • Good project management experience
  • Ability to influence key stakeholders
  • Adaptable to changing priorities
  • High level of integrity and ethics
  • Solid financial/business acumen
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical
  • High EQ