Operational Finance Controller
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Operational Finance Controller

Job Description

Agilus is recruiting for an Operational Finance Controller, for our client in Nisku. Our clients have a growing company and they are looking for that person who will be able to grow with them. You together the Finance team will articulate accounting policies and procedures to Senior Management, Production Managers and the Operational Finance Director. If you are adaptable and want to take your career to the next level with a company that offers a competitive compensation package and a great work environment, this is the opportunity for you!!


  • Partner with the General Managers, providing financial insight and analysis to support business decisions related to cost management.

  • Lead the facility Site Accountants and foster a culture of continuous improvement in inventory and regulatory reporting, cost analysis, and management of the control environment

  • Lead the facility Excise Stamp Coordinator to ensure effective internal control of excise duty stamps and accuracy of excise duty reporting
  • Develop standard product costs and ensure effective and timely analysis of variances against standards

  • Work closely with the Procurement team to achieve the vision of low cost, high quality production

  • Collaborate with Financial Planning & Analysis in developing forecasts and budgets

  • Work with Operations to define, measure, analyze, improve, and control current processes which impact stakeholder reporting quality and influence internal operating efficiency

  • Oversee control processes and testing, including ensuring the completion and accuracy of inventory counts and working with the Risk and Internal Audit teams to develop and maintain strong control environments

  • Supporting new systems and projects implementations from a strategic, finance, and internal control perspective, including the launch of ERP systems

  • Other duties and initiatives as required

Your Experience


  • 10+ years’ experience working in a finance/accounting environment in a high volume, rapidly growing environment, preferably in manufacturing, agriculture, or related industry
  • 5+ years’ experience in a senior finance/accounting role (managing a department, managing budgets, developing internal controls)
  • 3+ years’ experience with standard costs in a cost accounting/management accounting role
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Accounting designation required




  • Ability to think strategically, problem solve, and make quick decisions
  • Experience in using technology, including ERP systems
  • Advanced skills in MS Office, particularly Excel
  • Time management and follow-up skills; highly organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to communicate, influence, and work effectively with a wide range of cross functional staff, including production, quality control and procurement
  • Effective team player and leader; approachable and supportive
  • Accountable for results, strives to meet and exceed expectations
  • Strong written, verbal, and communication skills
  • Able to pass a criminal background check

Opportunities like this attract the top talent in the market, and that is who will be getting a call back for further discussion on this position. If this sounds like an opportunity that would allow you to thrive in your profession, send us your resume, and get in touch with:

Edna Ledi-Lauzon [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] 780-917-7960

Agilus would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview. 

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request during the recruitment, assessment, selection and placement process. Alternate format available upon request.


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Finance, Accounting
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 104648
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Operational Finance Controller

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