JOB POSITION

Job Position: Controller

JOB SUMMARY:

We are seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented self-starter to take on the role of Controller. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated, accountable candidate to learn alongside a seasoned Ontario Real Estate Developer.

Reporting to the CEO, the Controller will play a key role of the accounting operations to provide reliable, timely, and efficient support and reporting for pre-development, construction, and closing projects for cost consultants, internal and external partners. This includes the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk. The controller is also responsible for enhancing the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results and ensuring that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards. This position is also responsible for cash management and risk management.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Planning, directing and coordinating all accounting operational functions.
  • Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of consolidated business results.
  • Coordinating and preparing internal and external financial statements.
  • Coordinating activities of external auditors.
  • Providing management with information vital to the decision-making process.
  • Managing the budget process.
  • Assessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement, and implementing new processes.
  • Evaluating accounting and internal control systems.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of accounting software and supporting database, as needed.
  • Developing and monitoring business performance metrics.
  • Overseeing regulatory reporting, frequently including tax planning and compliance.
  • Hiring, training and retaining skilled accounting staff.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, or related fields.
  • 10+ years proven accounting experience.
  • Professional accounting certification, including CMA, CGA, or CA.
  • Working knowledge of finance law and regulatory standards (GAAP).
  • Strong understanding of economic and banking processes.
  • 5+ years experience as a senior-level accounting or finance manager.
  • Strong working knowledge of detailed financial data analysis.
  • Proven payroll experience, with a focus on streamlining accounting processes.
  • Exemplary history of financial project management.
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local tax compliance regulations and reporting.
  • CPA highly preferred.
  • Hold a valid “G” Driver’s license.
  • Bilingual and able to read, write and speak Mandarin proficiently preferred.

 

Job Types: Full-time or Part-time

We invite you to fill out our online “Job Application” or forward your resume directly to our Human Resources Department at info@costonegroup.com.  We offer professional development opportunities and a competitive compensation package.