Assistant Controller

Professional Services

Minimum Qualifications (non negotiable):

  • The successful candidate must demonstrate exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • The successful candidate must be well-organized with a refined attention to detail.

  • The ability to analyze data using Excel functionality is vital. The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent proficiency in the MS Office suite of applications, and have the technological flexibility to learn and utilize new software applications unique to the organization.

  • The successful candidate must be certified as a Chartered Professional Accountant with a minimum of three to five years of experience in an accounting/finance role.

  • The successful candidate needs to be able to follow both a team-oriented and an independent learning approach to their role with proficiency prioritizing tasks.

  • The ability to thrive in an environment that requires a high degree of multi-tasking and strong time management skills is necessary.

Preferred but negotiable:

Job Description:

As the Assistant Controller, you will provide day-to-day support in the area of finance and accounting. You will assist the finance and accounting department by completing relevant activities in a timely manner such as documentation, posting, preparing reports, and analyzing records. You will also be required to provide ad-hoc analysis and reporting on specific accounting or financial information.

In summary, the Assistant Controller will:

  • Manage all aspects of the general ledger, including updating and posting journal entries.

  • Perform month end duties such as reconciliations, analysis, internal reporting, and regulatory reporting.

  • Assist in the preparation, analysis and interpretation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports to support decision making; including the drafting of memos and whitepapers on relevant accounting issues.

  • Examine and analyze accounting and financial records, documents, and systems to ensure accuracy and compliance with established standards, regulations, procedures, and internal controls.

  • Preparation of the consolidated financial statements and related disclosures.

  • Analyze and report on financial statement variances.

  • Assist with budget and LCE (Latest Current Estimate - Forecasting) process.

  • Work with both internal and external auditors, including the development of spreadsheets and working papers to support financial statement balances.

  • Research accounting issues to ensure compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards.

  • Assist with governance reporting including board and executive committees.

  • Any other duties as assigned.

How To Apply

If you are interested in a​pplying for this job or have any questions, please contact:

​Kelly Hayes, Job Developer

(519) 977-6444 ext. 5537,

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