The Financial Controller will be responsible for managing all of the accounting and financial operations, whilst overseeing the accounting department to provide support and direction for a mid-sized contractor in the heavy civil industry. The successful incumbent will be responsible for overseeing the company budget in an effort to maximize return on company assets, guide financial decisions, and provide financial direction to the company. This individual will oversee the department’s day-to-day operations and cash flow while working with our management team to meet annual goals and targets. The Financial Controller reports directly to the President of the company and is recognized as an important and strategic position within the company.  
Role and Responsibilities;

  • Oversee all company accounts and investments.
  • Maximize return on financial assets, and guide financial decisions, by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems.
  • Prepare budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data, and making recommendations.
  • Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies.
  • Provide status of financial conditions by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data.
  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts.
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports.
  • Supervise and manage financial department staff, including accountants, cost controller coordinators, and accounts receivable/payable.
  • Motivate and lead team members by clarifying roles and providing helpful feedback and coaching.
  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems, including payroll and invoicing.
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported.
  • Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations.
  • Perform and/or assist with bank reconciliations.
  • Coordinate with benefit carriers and manage insurance renewals.
  • Coordinate with banks, accountants, and external agencies as necessary/required.
  • Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations.
  • Report to the President with timely and accurate financial information.
  • Special projects and tasks, as requested by the President of the Company.

Salary $100,000 – $130,000 Dependant on experience. CPA a strong asset

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