St. Albert


  • Accounting & Finance
  • Job Code: 9D18963813
  • Posted: August 20, 2018
The Job has been filled

David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a Controller based in Edmonton, Alberta.

Our client is a well-established, and privately owned construction company located on the north side of Edmonton. Due to continued growth (both organically and through acquisition), the Chief Financial Officer is looking to fill the newly created position of Controller. 

The Role:

  • Lead/perform the month end close and prepare the financial statements and reporting package
  • Oversee the day to day accounting
  • Supervise 3 staff members who look after project accounting, A/R, A/P and payroll
  • Lead the annual budgeting process
  • Prepare bank covenant reporting
  • Liaise with external accountants during the annual review
  • Strengthen the processes and overall internal control environment
  • Oversee the accounting software system – improve the current configuration of the system
The Ideal Candidate:

  • a professional accounting designation (although equivalent experience will be considered)
  • strong IT skills and advanced Excel (i.e. pivot tables, v-lookups and sumif)
  • Construction industry experience is an asset
  • Works collaboratively with all levels of the organization
  • Has a good background in processes and internal controls
Salary range: $80-90K with discretionary bonus and good benefit plan.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Doug Bristow, Partner, Accounting & Finance. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Accounting & Finance



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