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Controller

  • Location

    Calgary

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Perm

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    JO-2207-13780

  • Expiry date:

    2025-08-10

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is currently seeking a Controller for a client based in Calgary. Reporting to the Vice President, Finance & CFO, the Controller will be responsible for leading the accounting team including planning, directing, and coordinating all accounting functions.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee general accounting, financial reporting, corporate taxes and internal control environment;
  • Responsible for the quarterly and annual financial statements and management’s discussion and analysis;
  • Review of Management Information Circular and Annual Information Form;
  • Responsible for all accounting reporting including monthly, quarterly and annual management reporting package;
  • Provide variance analysis;
  • Oversee accounting, financial and tax reporting of foreign operations;
  • Oversee monthly account reconciliations;
  • Supervision of day-to-day general accounting functions to ensure accurate and timely reporting;
  • Prepare reports and interpret financial results for management decision-making;
  • Ongoing review of changes to and compliance with IFRS standards;
  • Managing treasury function including all forms of disbursements, corporate credit cards, and foreign exchange transactions;
  • Determine cash requirements and maintain appropriate cash flow with banking institutions;
  • Analyze financial records to forecast future financial position and budget requirements;
  • ·Work with internal teams on developing and monitoring business performance metrics;
  • Review and approval of semi-monthly payrolls;
  • Review of corporate tax returns for all business units and subsidiaries;
  • Tax planning for foreign operations;
  • Prepare/coordinate preparation of annual insurance coverage and recommend revisions; 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of goals, priorities and procedures for the finance team;
  • Assessing accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes and system efficiencies;
  • Liaise with auditors and other external parties, as applicable;
  • Provide leadership and coaching to accounting personnel.

 

Requirements:

  • Experience as a Controller within a multimillion-dollar company;
  • Hold a CPA designation with 5+ years of experience in external reporting and public accounting;
  • Comprehensive understanding of accounting standards and general understanding of corporate tax;
  • Strong leadership, analytical and communication skills;
  • Self-motivated with strong work ethic and demonstrating integrity and trust;
  • Highly proficient with Word and Excel and an understanding of accounting software;
  • Experience with NetSuite would be considered an asset;
  • Experience with SaaS companies would be an asset;
  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail;
  • Strong problem-solving abilities;
  • Strong time management skills with ability to meet deadlines, prioritize tasks and adjust to changing priorities; 
  • Ability to work effectively across various teams and levels. 

 

 **Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain