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Assistant Controller

by Davis Martindale

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Mar 05, 2020
Davis Martindale
Davis Martindale

Job Description

As the Assistant Controller on our Internal Accounting Team, you’ll be responsible for supporting several key financial processes including the preparation of financial reporting and analysis. You will leverage your strong accounting and compliance backgrounds to drive process and policy improvements.

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise A/R, A/P and payroll functions
  • Oversee accounting procedures and internal controls
  • Randomly audit workflow to assure that all accounting transactions are appropriately authorized
  • Substantiate and justify expenditures and expense reports
  • Supervise and/or prepare monthly journal entries
  • Supervise and/or prepare general ledger reconciliations
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close 
  • Prepare financial statements
  • Support budget and forecasting activities
  • Prepare financial and operational reports, analyze results and make recommendations
  • Help to design reports that will streamline processes and reporting functions
  • Responsible for the importing and exporting of data using a variety of formats

Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting
  • A professional accounting designation required
  • 4+ years of accounting experience and a bonus if from a professional services firm
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; capable of communicating in professional and courteous manner with team members and vendors
  • Proficient in MS Office with advanced Excel skills
  • Proficiency with common payables and general ledger software (Sage preferred) and use of Crystal Reports both considered an asset
  • Proven financial acumen
  • Demonstrated ability to gain deep insight into how to improve the firm’s operational and financial performance
  • Detail, deadline and results oriented with strong analytical and problem solving skills
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