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Interim Controller (6-month Contract)

Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 10-30-2018
Are you a hands-on Controller? Do you enjoy managing a team to handle the accounting, finance and reporting requirements of an organization? Our client, an industrial services company, could use your knowledge and experience as their Interim Controller.

They are currently in need of someone to immediately come in and ensure stability in the Controllership function. You will work closely with the CFO to ensure the team is focused on delivering high quality reporting - both financial and managerial; handle all aspects of accounts payable and vendor management; assume responsibility for cash management and treasury; and help guide the finance group to properly support the operations’ teams as they deliver on projects.

The company needs someone who will quickly build trust and confidence with the finance team, work collaboratively with the operations teams, and support the CFO and owners/partners by taking the helm of the day-to-day accounting functions.

The key requirements are:  
  • Hands-on accounting and Controllership experience
  • Management and leadership experience guiding teams of accountants is a must
  • In-depth understanding of financial and management reporting
  • Cash flow forecasting and bank reporting.
  • Managing AP and supplier negotiations
  • Experience in both a large and small organization is preferable
  • Manage a team of 6 with 3 direct reports
This is a 6 month assignment to start immediately. The potential for full-time is strong if the fit is good.

We would like to hear from individuals who have:
  • A professional accounting designation (CPA).
  • Experience working in a service or project delivery business is an asset 
  • Strong interpersonal/communications skills – to be able to work with vendors, banks, owners/partners, and outside advisors
  • Experience coaching and managing a team.
The engagement is located in the Mississauga/Oakville area and will ideally start early November. 
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