Director of Accounting
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Director of Accounting

Job Description

Ref ID: 05030-0011316980

Classification: Management Accountant

Compensation: $125000.00 to $145000.00 yearly

Do you possess excellent communication skills with a background in Financial Controllership & Management? If so, you may be the candidate Robert Half Finance and Accounting is looking for. Our tenured client in the Ottawa region is looking for a CA/CPA designated Director of Accounting to lead a team of 20 people. This company boasts an incredible benefits package, including a great pension plan and car allowance, with amazing work/life balance! If you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department this might be the role for you!

As the Director of Accounting your daily responsibilities would be;
- Able to make critical decisions and direct recommendations on all staff related matters
- Be accountable for general ledger, payroll, accounts payable and receivable, and staff travel expenses
- Delegate tasks within the accounting team appropriately
- Prepare budgets, financial statements, and forecasts
- Overseeing the accounting departments include; evaluation, planning and implementing the work and responsibilities of the team
- Provide technical support as needed
- Initiate, plan, direct, prepare and review all documentation required
- Arrange transactions with financial institutions

Job Requirements

- Post-secondary education in a related field
- CPA/CA Designation preferred
- 5-10 years of experience
- Ability to analyze complex financial statements
- Extensive experience with Financial budgets, cost analyses
- Strong leadership skills
- Union Experience
- Sound knowledge of Public Sector
- Background working in a Big 4 firm
- Able to apply yourself and prioritize tasks
- Proven communication and interpersonal skills
- Some travel and weekends required

If you would like more information or to apply for this role. Please email your resume and cover letter to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] Attn: Tracy, Stuart and/or Julian.
If you have any questions or require more information, please do not hesitate to call us at (613)236-4253. We look forward to hearing from you.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.

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Job Snapshot

Base Pay 125,000.00 CAD - 145,000.00 CAD /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Finance
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 05030-0011316980
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Director of Accounting


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