Assistant Controller

Assistant Controller

Job ID: 55083
Leamington, ON
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • Wage: $70-75K + depending on experience
  • Position specifics: Full time, direct hire role with a reputable, stable and growing non-automotive facility. Excellent opportunity for someone ready to take that next step of their career. Comprehensive benefits package. Full details to be provided during the interview process.

Job Description

Reporting to the Controller, the Assistant Controller’s role is to assist the Controller with creation and periodic preparation of various reports, assist in establishing internal controls and work with all team members to optimize business growth. This role will require in depth understanding of Canadian GAAP and full cycle accounting (AR, AP, payroll, journal entries etc).

Responsibilities to include the following, but not limited to:

  • Preparation of monthly financial statements and reconciliations
  • Creating visual reports & dashboard to improve management understanding of financial and operational data
  • Completion of monthly forecasts
  • Supervision of month-end close process and ensuring all deadlines are met by direct reports and coordinating information required from operations
  • Ensuring accounting procedures are followed properly by direct reports
  • Supervising the preparing and posting of month-end adjustments
  • Assisting in analyzing monthly financial statements though preparation of various schedules
  • Discussing business growth strategy and risks
  • Various finance duties as needed


  • Degree in Accounting
  • Completing or partial completion of CPA designation
  • Minimum four (4) years’ experience in a large company/public accounting firm
  • Strong understanding of IFRS and a familiarity with Sarbanes Oxley internal controls environments
  • Strong problem solving skills and business acumen
  • Collaborates and works well with other team members
  • Demonstrates the ability to resolve client issues and concerns
  • Advanced Excel knowledge (advanced formulas, pivot tables & charts, etc)


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