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Controller at Robert Half Canada


Robert Half Canada Ottawa, Ontario Full-Time
$80,000.00 - $95,000.00 / year
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Ref ID: 05030-0011634929

Classification: Controller

Compensation: $80000.00 to $95000.00 yearly

Do you want to work as a Controller? Robert Half Finance has a current opening for a not for profit organization, you don't want to miss. In this leadership role, you will manage an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, handles the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluates accounting and internal control systems, and leads departmental staff. Working with this company, you will receive a competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, as well as strong career growth. We want to hear from you if you can motivate others with your positive detail-oriented attitude; are honest, reliable and a leader; and can provide outstanding client services by managing self and others with urgency, practicality, and accountability. Additionally, you will handle key decisions and challenge, negotiate and influence the team. You will join the leadership team in supporting the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenging the status quo, and fostering creativity in your department. The full-time Controller position is situated in the Ottawa, Ontario area.

Key responsibilities

- Complete month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, reconcile accounts, and handle G/L analysis
- Respond to items beyond formal job responsibilities
- Work closely with executive team and partners to ensure efficient and successful firm-wide operation
- Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash
- Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls, and most methodologies
- Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning, and implementation, as needed
- Assure client expectations are met by reviewing deliverables of self and team
- Manage the production of and monthly monitoring of the annual budget and forecasts
- Guide all operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll
- Give executive committee and partners monthly financial reports
- Support punctual cash collection by managing the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques
- Observant, accurate, and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
- 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
- Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
- Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment
- Expertise in account reconciliation
- Strong familiarity with Accounts Payable (AP)
- CPA Designation
- Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing
- Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions
- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
- Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
- Past work in technology, analytics, and management experience highly valued
- Experience with Microsoft Dynamics is very beneficial

Get your career moving in the right direction! This opportunity will not be open long!
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. Reference number:05030-0011634929

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Our parent company, Robert Half International Inc., has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998.

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