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Controller

Ottawa (ON) Both (on-site & remote)
Opportunity Number: 2073141
DurationSalary
PermanentFrom: $90,000.00 To: $120,000.00
IndustrySpecialization
Real EstateFinance & Accounting
LanguageSecurity Clearance
English verbal and writtenNot required
Start PeriodDate Posted
Two weeks +Thursday, September 15, 2022
Job Description

One of our fantastic clients in the real estate industry is hiring a Financial Controller to join their fast growing organization. This is an incredible opportunity to join a collaborative and energetic team. Working closely with the VP of Finance and head of other departments in a collaborative environment, the Financial Controller will take full ownership of all accounting, forecasting and reporting functions for
all projects and operating companies. Our client offers a flexible work model, 3 weeks vacation, soft close over the Christmas holidays and full benefits.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that accounting records related to all projects and operating companies are in compliance with internal financial accounting policies (both ASPE and IFRS) and regulatory requirements
  • Supervise the day-to-day activities of the accounting department managing all aspects of the general and project cost ledgers
  • Manage, coach and mentor the team of accounting and finance professionals
  • Create and maintain various proformas for investment opportunities, land acquisition, financing, and other potential development projects
  • Review monthly project cost reports and investigate variances
  • Work closely with the head of departments to maintain accurate projections and reduce costs
  • Coordinate monthly progress reports with cost consultants
  • Coordinate monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to various stakeholders
  • Establish and maintain rolling cash flow forecast for all projects and operating companies
  • Collaborate with the external accountants for annual assurance engagements
  • (audits, review engagements and notice to readers)
  • Manage tax filing processes to ensure compliance with corporate tax, HST and other Government filing and remittances
  • Assist the VP of Finance with various loan applications


Qualifications and Experience
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA) is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Specific experience in project costing in the real estate industry and/or multi company environment is considered a strong asset
  • Proficiency in ERP accounting systems ad office productivity applications required
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to assess complex situations and make effective recommendations
  • Results-oriented and self-motivated with proactive work habits
  • Proven leader with the ability to manage, engage and develop the team of accounting and finance professionals
  • Strong interpersonal skills combined with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent organizational skills and capability to effectively manage priorities while meeting timelines
  • Committed to continuous learning, growth, and education

Education and Certifications

Minimum education required: College Diploma



We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in today’s workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Minorities, women, LGBTQ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require an accommodation, please review our accessibility policy and reach out to our accessibility officer with any questions.
Merci de l’intérêt que vous manifestez pour ce poste. La description du poste nous a été fournie en anglais par notre client. Si vous souhaitez passer l’entrevue avec nous en français ou fournir votre CV en français, nous vous confierons à une personne de notre équipe qui parle français.

Opportunity Number: 2073141

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