Corporate Controller

Accounting & Finance
Nova Scotia
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Corporate Controller
Dartmouth, NS
Reference #HL-17244

Are you a CPA who has been looking for an entrepreneurial environment that will offer you opportunities to use your talent and see the outcome of your hard work? Are you also looking for an organization that offers ample opportunities to grow and advance within your role and the larger organization? If so, then this is an amazing opporutnity for you. Our client, the Seaboard Transportation Group, was founded over 55 years ago, and is a privately held organization comprised of numerous transport brands across Canada and the United States. They are a recognized leader in the Bulk Truckload Industry and the recipient of numerous awards for Customer Service, Safety, and Innovation. They have grown by providing excellent service to clients in both the petroleum and chemical industries. The Seaboard Transport Group is part of a group of companies spanning diverse industries and employing close to 10,000 people in the Atlantic Canada region. We are pleased to be partnered with them to bring a Corporate Controller to their team in Dartmouth, NS.

The Corporate Controller will manage a broad scope of functional areas including internal financial reporting, treasury, cash application, balance sheet management and transformational initiatives and other accountabilities. The Corporate Controller will:


  • Lead the corporate accounting team to ensure completeness and accuracy of information, reporting and drive continuous improvement while developing individuals to advance in their skill set and careers.
  • Responsible for maintaining a positive engaged workplace.
  • Responsible for the corporate accounting functions and leading the corporate accounting team.
  • Responsible for preparation of corporate and overhead budgets in coordination with management and reporting key metrics.
  • Lead for annual audit of financial statements.
  • Administration responsibility for Great Plains GL structure and reporting application.
  • Responsible for the accuracy, completeness and timely distribution of the monthly consolidated financial statements and interpreting and reporting the financial information and results.
  • Reporting consolidated results and analysis to parent company.
  • Capital reporting and accounting management.
  • Ensure completion and review of balance sheet account reconciliation.
  • Daily banking activities; cash flow reporting and projections; and credit card program.
  • Reporting requirements for internal and external needs.
  • Claims accounting and reporting; subsidy management and accounting.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement and process optimization of the corporate finance function through innovation, technology, or process improvement.
  • Work closely with management and leadership to provide support for analysis, special projects and financial projections.
  • Special Projects and Other Significant Responsibilities and other duties as required.

The ideal candidate will have:


  • CPA designation.
  • 5-8 years of finance and accounting experience.
  • Experience with consolidation accounting and reporting.
  • 3 years of experience managing a team and proven ability to manage a team.
  • Strong background in change management and process improvement.
  • Excellent communication skills and strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Proven ability to deal proactively and professionally with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills required and a high level of self-motivation and energy.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience with Great Plains is considered an asset.
  • Experience in the transportation industry is considered an asset.

This is a great opportunity to continue to grow your skill set and career in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Reach out to us for more details!

The Seaboard Transportation Group is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people and persons with disabilities.

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online by clicking “Apply Now” below.
For more information about this exciting opportunity please contact Heather Labucki, Partner, or Sara Morey, Consultant, at If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Sara Morey know.

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