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Assistant Controller at Robert Half Canada

Assistant Controller

Robert Half Canada Ottawa, Ontario Full-Time
$70,000.00 - $90,000.00 / year
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Ref ID: 05030-0011620241

Classification: Assistant Controller

Compensation: $70000.00 to $90000.00 yearly

If you are a self-starter with a proven ability to identify issues and resolve problems, this is the Assistant Controller role for you! The Assistant Controller role will report to the Controller and supervise accounting staff. This full-time employment opportunity is based west of Renfrew, Ontario area. Apply with Robert Half Finance & Accounting today to join a well-respected company.

How you will make an impact;

- Backfill for Controller when necessary
- Stimulate accountability and the meeting of deliverables
- Discern and establish process improvements to streamline reporting and improve team efficiency
- Help lead the accounting team during the closing process to ensure deadlines are met
- Help ensure a competent, trained staff through regular assessment, goal setting, and development
- experienced preparation and coordination of fiscal year-end audits
- Compose diverse procedures, policies, and technical accounting analyses
- Establish relevant and timely reports on financial data analytics like the monthly flash report, key financial metrics, and actual spending against budgets/outlook
- Contribute to the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including budgeting and forecasting
- Extra assignments if necessary
- Consider and form Ad Hoc financial reports
- Advocate implementation and make certain adherence to accounting policies and procedures
- Provide regular account reconciliation to completion
- The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative, and social skills
- CPA certification
- Noteworthy accounting skills, including as a Bookkeeper preferred
- Standard costs experience desired
- Deep understanding of budget forecasting
- Expertise in fixed assets
- Experience with year-end closings
- Journal entries experience
- 3+ years of general ledger accounting
- Significant experience in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)
- Ability to multitask efficiently and prioritize work

Get your career moving in the right direction! Please send your resume to [ Email address blocked ] Attn; Tracy or Stuart, reference number 05030-0011620241
If you have any questions or require more information, please do not hesitate to call us at

We look forward to hearing from you.

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.

Questions? Call your local office at

. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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