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    Financial Controller

    Kitchener-Waterloo Area
    Employment Type: Full time
    Minimum Experience: 2 – 5 years
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    Our client in the construction and real estate industry is looking for an experienced accountant to perform functions that provide management with accurate, relevant and timely financial information. The ideal candidate would be a self-starter who is looking for a challenge and the opportunity to be a major contributor to this organization’s growth.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participation in key decisions as a member of the management team, while maintaining in-depth relationships with all members of the management team
  • Manage the accounting, legal, tax and treasury roles
  • Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and the company’s transaction processing systems, implementing best practices in all areas
  • Assistance with arranging debt financing
  • Ensure the corporate group complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of accountants and government agencies
  • Maintain banking relationships and relations with external accountants and investigate their findings and recommendations
  • High level of critical thinking and problem solving skills to identify opportunities and areas of concern
  • Reporting risk areas to the President
  • Understand and oversee the entire accounting cycle

    Qualifications

    • Advanced degree or professional accounting designation (CPA CA, CPA CMA or CPA CGA)
    • Ability to work independently with minimal direction
    • Excellent reporting, communication and organizational skills
    • Ability to set and meet deadlines based on priorities
    • Advanced computer skills
    • Experience with Jonas Software may be considered an asset
    • Knowledge of construction industry accounting is an asset

    Please forward your resume with cover letter by email to Mark Young at mark@yncllp.ca.

    We thank all applicants. However, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.