Interim Controller

Type: Temporary
Location: Halifax
Job Number: AS13861

Our client is seeking a dynamic and experienced Interim Controller to oversee all accounting and finance functions for their head office in Halifax. This is a 4 to 6-month contract opportunity for an energetic, multi-talented leader with exceptional business acumen and impeccable business ethics.

Committed to immersing yourself into an organization and utilizing an entrepreneurial spirit, you will lead the organization’s financial accounting and reporting, corporate finance, and taxation planning functions, while playing a critical role in expanding operations.

The Controller reports to the CFO and works closely with a team of highly motivated, committed individuals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing the financial accounting and reporting
  • Developing and managing finance activities
  • Managing a team of 10+
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Other accounting, finance and special project responsibilities as required


  • Chartered Professional Accountant designation
  • 7+ years’ relevant experience
  • Strategic decision-making support and operational experience
  • Advanced communication, interpersonal and problem resolution skills
  • Adaptability, determination and ability to take initiative
  • Demonstrates practicality and discipline while maintaining a high level of honesty, tact and professionalism

This opportunity will appeal to an individual with the desire to take ownership and play a critical role on a driven, high performing senior management team

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.