Corporate Controller


Type: Permanent
Location: Port Williams, NS
Job Number: AS14061

Are you able to see beyond the numbers by combining accounting expertise and management skills to achieve business success? We are seeking a Corporate Controller for a permanent, full-time opportunity with our client in their Port Williams, Nova Scotia location.

Reporting to the President, you will be responsible for all financial and accounting functions within this dynamic 25+ year organization. Built upon a philosophy of superior customer service, this is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to contribute their strong technical accounting and leadership skills to a longstanding, successful local business.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Financial statement preparation
  • Financial reporting
  • Variance and risk analysis
  • Cash flow monitoring
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Journal entries
  • GL reconciliations
  • Accounts Payable management
  • Accounts Receivable review
  • Payroll and Benefits processing
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Year-end audit preparation
  • Staff support and work review
  • Ongoing process and procedure review and recommendations

 Requirements: 

  • Completion of a Business degree with an Accounting/Finance concentration
  • CPA designation will be considered an asset, but is not required
  • 5+ years’ experience at the Senior Accountant level
  • Advanced skills using Excel is required
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks Online or high comfort level with technology and ability to learn new systems quickly
  • Experience working in a small to medium sized company environment
  • Ability to effectively prioritize within tight timelines
  • Small support staff supervisory experience
  • Motivated and enthusiastic about developing good relationships
  • Proven problem-solving ability, organized and efficient
  • Process-orientation with a strong attention to detail
  • Effective working alone or as a cooperative team member
  • Professional approach and demeanor
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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