Controller – Posting 1510

Posted:October 7, 2013
Location:Toronto
Salary:$90,000 to $110,000 + bonus

This position has been filled.

Legendary UCLA basketball player and coach John Wooden coined the expression “competitive greatness”, which he defined in very straightforward terms: “Perform at your best when your best is required. Your best is required each day.” Profoundly simplistic, his ‘Pyramid of Success’ essentially stated that when you assemble all the right elements and put them into practice to the utmost of your ability, the outcome will be success.

Our client is a publicly-traded Canadian company with a strong pyramid foundation already in place: visionary leadership, a dynamic, entrepreneurial management philosophy and a robust business model. They’re now ready to build the next tier that will take them forward… a skilled Finance team. A key player on this team will be a bright and capable Controller, who will report directly to the CFO, in a newly-created role. The Controller will be responsible for all day-to-day accounting, internal and external financial reporting activities, ensuring strong internal control processes are in place to support the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of financial reports and public filings. This will be a hands-on role, with full accountability for assessing, analyzing and improving all accounting, management and financial reporting activities, systems and processes. Like a pyramid, all elements are interdependent and vital to success.

The ideal candidate will be a CPA, CA with 3-5 years’ progressive experience, including hands-on proficiency with management and financial reporting, consolidations, planning and analysis. Strong technical skills, a fluent knowledge of IFRS and public company reporting requirements, together with superior critical thinking skills and attention to detail, are essential. A proactive, energetic individual, able to manage multi-faceted responsibilities within a highly dynamic and evolving environment, will thrive in this role.

The company is growing and it’s the perfect time to come on board. To learn more and explore the potential of your candidacy, please forward your resume in confidence.

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