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Corporate Controller - 18870

Edmonton, AB

Posted: 05/07/2024 Category: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 18870 Pay Rate: $90,000 - $110,000

Job Description

Our client, a leading consumer financing firm, is looking to employ a Corporate Controller, reporting to the VP Finance. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented team player, skilled in multitasking and problem-solving in a dynamic environment. You must value continuous learning and personal growth within a company that prioritizes its employees.

Corporate Controller responsibilities:
  • Development and implementation of financial policies, procedures, and internal controls for financial systems to minimize the risk of errors.
  • Produce accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for management, board, and board sub-committees.
  • Prepare consolidated financial statements in accordance with IFRS standards, including note disclosures.
  • Identify trends, discrepancies, and areas for improvement.
  • Supervise overall accounting functions, including intercompany accounting, cash management/reconciliation, balance sheet management, and payroll oversight.
  • Manage the filing and remittance of GST/HST returns.
  • Collaborate with external tax consultants for annual tax return preparation and filing.
  • Guide and support a team of accountants, facilitating their professional development.
  • Effectively delegate tasks to ensure timely and accurate completion.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement in the finance department.
  • Coordinate with external auditors for annual audits, managing multiple audits simultaneously.
  • Oversee the company's cash position and ensure appropriate fund allocation.
The successful candidate has: 
  • Minimum of 3 years of proven experience in full-cycle accounting, public-company accounting, and IFRS reporting.
  • Prior auditing experience or being audited is preferred.
  • CPA designation is required.
  • Proven track record of management and leadership capabilities.
  • Possess strong analytical, detail-oriented, and technical skills.
  • Effective team player with exceptional time management, communication, and relationship-building abilities.
  • Confidently manage heavy workloads and prioritise effectively.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, specifically Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Experience with Sage Intacct or other accounting ERP systems is advantageous.
Compensation and benefits:
  • The discussed salary range is $90,000 – $110,000 depending on experience 
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • 3 weeks vacation
  • Candidate with additional experience and higher compensation expectations may also be considered
Only candidates already eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Meet Your Recruiter


Lindie De Gouveia
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Accounting & Finance

With 8 years of experience in agency recruiting and 15 years working in corporate roles, Lindie has sat on both sides of the table, giving her a deep understanding of the needs and challenges of her clients. Drawing on her expertise as a Branch Manager in a nationally recognized recruitment agency, combined with hands-on experience in finance and risk management, she specializes in the placement of accounting and finance professionals in Alberta.

Having managed staff of her own, Lindie has a demonstrated ability to build, manage and motivate high-performing teams—and now helps her clients do the same. She is highly detail-oriented, which shines through in her incisive questions to clients and the precision of her interviewing and job matching skills. She appreciates the dynamic nature of recruitment, including adapting to her clients’ evolving needs and the ever-changing job market.

Lindie made the move to Canada from South Africa in 2023. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in Business Management and Industrial Psychology, further enriching her ability to understand the human dynamics involved in recruitment, including personality ‘fit’ in the workplace. Outside of work, she keeps active with her teenager, balancing school, sports and outdoor activities.

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