Robert Half Canada
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
5d ago
source : CareerBuilder, LLC

Ref ID : 05030-0011501243

Classification : Controller

Compensation : $75000.00 to $80000.00 yearly

Do you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department?

Contact Robert Half Finance about this reputable company's Controller opportunity. The ideal candidate for this position can plan and direct all accounting operational functions, handle the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluate accounting and internal control systems, and lead departmental staff.

If you can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services, this role might be right for you.

The ideal candidate for this position is a creative team player with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing.

This very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package could advance your career. The full-time Controller position is situated in the Ottawa, Ontario area.

Key responsibilities

  • Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible
  • Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management
  • Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual
  • Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities
  • Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts
  • Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation
  • Ensure deliverables of self and team meet client expectations
  • Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
  • Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G / L analysis
  • Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
  • Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners
  • Job Requirements :

    The successful candidate will have :

  • Demonstrated ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds
  • BA / BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued
  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills
  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment
  • Construction Projects experience
  • Deep understanding of Job Cost
  • Construction Projects experience
  • Microsoft Excel experience
  • Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required
  • CPA or MBA preferred
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes
  • Vow to meet business deadlines
  • For confidential consideration for this role, please email your resume today to Ottawa or call and speak with Tracy or Stuart at 613-236-4253

    Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more.

    We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948.

    Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities.

    But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of World's Most Admired Companies since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

    Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.

    All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

    2020 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. Numéro de permis du Québec AP-2000503.

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