Vertex is currently accepting applications for one full-time, permanent Controller.  The successful candidate must have relevant accounting and industry experience with a demonstrated eye for detail.  The Controller is directly responsible for providing financial and operational expertise, leadership and support to the VP - Corporate Services.  This position will be mainly responsible for playing a key role in overseeing all reporting and financial functions related to Vertex, including supervisory responsibility of accounting staff, support of various directives, and process improvement opportunities.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • BA in Business, or relevant post-secondary education;
  • Must have designation or working towards designation (eg: CA,CGA, CMA, or CPA);
  • 5-7 years as a Controller with supervisory experience;
  • Solid understanding of construction and oil and gas industries;
  • Strong knowledge in financial, operational and cost reporting and analysis;
  • Experience in budgeting, forecasting and business process;
  • Strongly proficient with Accounting software and MSO, especially in Word and Excel;
  • Proficient in asset utilization and a key driver of process improvement;
  • Excellent communication skill, both written and verbal;
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills;
  • Highly organized and self-motivated;
  • Ability to develop, nurture and maintain strong relationships and vendors, agencies and various internal stakeholders;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.


  • Assist in the delivery of accurate and timely financial and operational reports;
  • Responsible for month end, journal entries, reconciliations and financial statement preparation;
  • Provide business analysis form data converted to information that allows key stakeholders to make strategic business decisions;
  • Assist with the year-end audit process;
  • Oversee of monthly project accounting costing details and reporting;
  • Budgeting, forecasting and support of operational planning processes;
  • Improvement initiatives around internal systems processes and controls in order to streamline and reduce inefficiencies of financial processes;
  • Assist in the documentation and implementation of internal controls to ensure consistency of policies and procedures;
  • Facilitate the development of direct and indirect reports through the provision of continues coaching and mentoring;
  • Other related responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.

Additional Information:

  • Compensation is commensurate with education and experience.
  • A comprehensive benefit package is provided.
  • When applying for this position please submit resume and cover letter; outlining relevant skills and experiences, stating Job # 004-32 and salary expectations.
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  • Position start date:  ASAP