Assistant Controller


Assistant Controller
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reference # HL-12908

Our client is an industry leader and a well-known organization providing exceptional service within our region. We are looking for an experienced and energetic Assistant Controller to join their team in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Reporting to the Controller, the Assistant Controller is responsible for the accurate and timely financial information and financial reporting. The Assistant Controller will be someone who thrives in a results-driven, fast-paced environment where they can work collaboratively with all team members.

The Assistant Controller will be responsible for:

  • External and internal financial reporting, and providing oversight and review to ensure completeness and accuracy
  • Performing consolidations and complex and confidential accounting
  • Reviewing results and investigating, following up on variances, and providing detailed analysis
  • Communicating and coordinating with other departments to ensure financial reporting deadlines are met and planning and co-ordinating monthly, quarterly, and year end timelines
  • Working with and supporting operations and other corporate leads to interpret information and operational events from a financial perspective and flagging potential issues. Responding to questions and initiating actions for continuous improvement of the financial processes
  • Managing and assisting with the annual audit and budgeting process to ensure financial targets and operational goals are met
  • Championing the use of resources and new technology to drive operational efficiencies and adoption of best practices
  • Managing a small team of accountants

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Current CPA designation
  • Minimum of 4 years of professional accounting experience concentrated in financial reporting
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Excel
  • Exceptional communication skills coupled with the understanding of the importance of a customer focused environment
  • Able to build trusted partnerships

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online by clicking “Apply Now” on the button below.
For more information contact Heather Labucki, Partner, or Sara Morey, Senior Recruitment Specialist at or 902.424.1117.


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