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Financial Controller

One of our locally-owned clients that operate in a unique area of the customer service industry currently has an interesting opportunity for a full-time Financial Controller. The role will report directly to the Managing Partner and the position will mentor and oversee a junior bookkeeper.  Our client’s office is located just outside the downtown core, and parking is available on site.

In attracting top talent, some of the benefits our client offers include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Three weeks’ vacation
  • Five annual flex days
  • Paid office closure during year-end holiday season
  • Flexible office hours
  • Reimbursement of annual CPA dues

The ideal candidate will:

  • have a minimum of two years post designation accounting experience as a Canadian CPA
  • have a strong working knowledge of Simply Accounting, QBO, as well as an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel
  • have previous success in a dynamic environment and possess the desire and ability to lead and design innovative processes
  • thrive in a relationship-driven, entrepreneurial environment
  • be energized by pressure, intrigued by puzzles, and previous exposure with foreign exchange transactions would be an asset
  • be driven by precision, keen to contribute, and confident making financial recommendations to Partners
  • believe that transparent communication is the key to everyone’s success
  • love to juggle special projects, daily responsibilities, and the standards of a busy office

Responsibilities include:

  • dynamically managing the day-to-day business
  • reviewing existing systems and procedures and implementing required changes to improve and streamline systems and procedures
  • leading the preparation of the monthly financial reporting package
  • initiating and collaborating on the preparation of annual budgets and cash flow management
  • preparing GST returns and government remittances and filings
  • managing and preparing the company’s accounting records including detailed quarterly reports
  • preparing financial statements and financial reporting package
  • managing all accounting operations including A/R, A/P, GL, cost accounting, and revenue recognition
  • mentoring and overseeing the internal bookkeeper in completing monthly and quarterly tasks
  • considering, analyzing, and reporting on the impact of provincial and federal tax law changes on the company
  • managing the month-end close process and ensuring the accuracy and completeness of journal entries
  • leading special projects and potential business acquisitions as they arise

If this progressive opportunity to work as a Financial Controller within a team of customer service professionals in a vibrant, collaborative environment intrigues you, please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Kenway Mack Slusarchuk Stewart LLP

Email:  careers@kmss.ca

We would like to thank all candidates for their interest.
Please note only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.