Controller

Our client is seeking a financial leader with proven financial, strategic, and operational leadership experience to lead and oversee all company financial activities.

As financial leader for the organization, you will drive the annual budget process and own the monthly preparation and analysis of financial statements and forecasts, ensuring that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles. You will be a thought leader and agent for change, recommending changes to improve systems and financial performance. Accordingly, you will be a key architect, in conjunction with the senior operational leader, for the continued development and enhancement of the firm’s strategic plan and supporting financial model, to then participate and interface with the Board of Directors through the continuum of this process.



Major Responsibilities

Direct General Accounting and Administrative Services;

Develop, improve, and issue timely monthly financial statements and reports;

Ensure financial plans and forecasting are consistent with organizational goals; provide financial analysis to drive sound decision making;

Develop and maintain sound financial/accounting policies, procedures, and systems;

Manage, coach, and develop a small team.



Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree. Professional accounting designation;

8 – 10 years experience;

Proven experience in financial planning and analysis.



Essential Skills and Competencies

Strong business acumen. Good organizational skills;

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail;

Effective and persuasive communication and presentation skills. An ability to provide a collaborative/consultative approach in delivering ideas, solutions, and results to senior management;

Desire to build and maintain good working relationships at all levels of the organization.



Interested in this exciting career opportunity with a successful, dynamic team? Please submit your résumé, in confidence, to:

Brenda Palmer
brenda@palmercareers.com

Palmer & Associates
Venture Business Centre
556 O'Connor Drive
Kingston, ON K7P 1N3

613-389-1108