Temporary Controller



  • Office Professionals
  • Job Code: 9A260961926
  • Posted: September 26, 2017
6 Months Contract

David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Temporary Controller to support their growing operations.

The Role:

  • The Controller will manage all phases of financial risk management, corporate accounting and general business strategy 
  • Preparation of budgets and financial forecasts including report variances
  • Development of monthly financial statements and support of year-end close requirements 
  • Preparation of regulatory and financial reporting ensuring quality and compliance requirements
  • Ongoing oversight and development of internal control policies and procedures
  • Management and oversight of billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, cost accounting, inventory accounting and revenue recognition
  • Developing and supervising accounting staff

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Accounting designation complimented by an undergraduate degree in Accounting
  • Minimum 5 years of full cycle industry-relevant accounting experience 
  • A strategic mindset and comfortable being hands on and contributing to the day to day as necessary
  • Positive, adaptable and resilient with the ability to work well across all levels of the organization
  • Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to proactively consider and address needs and respond to requests promptly 
  • Demonstrated competency with financial statements, general ledger functions and month-end and year-end close requirements 
  • Advanced level MS Excel and MS Word skills with a solid working knowledge of industry relevant accounting software 
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work well under pressure and motivation to achieve company targets

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 Arra Kirley, Recruiter, Aplin Office Professionals. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-DNP


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Arra Kirley

Accounting & Finance



  • 613.691.5206
  • akirley@aplin.com

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