Controller/Chief Financial Officer

Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Are you a CPA with five or more years of experience in a senior accounting role? Does your background include successfully developing and deploying internal financial controls and procedures? If yes, this may be the role for you!

We’re leading the search for a Controller/Chief Financial Officer on behalf of our client, a top-tier commercial real estate corporation. Reporting to the President, they will be responsible for all finance-related matters for the organization and its sub-brands, and will manage a team of accounting professionals. This role will support and enhance the substantial growth of the organization and its portfolio through both strategic and executional finance operations.

The ideal candidate thrives in an entrepreneurial and professional environment that is collaborative and team oriented. A collaborative leader, they will have experience with: the preparation, analysis and presentation of monthly and annual financial statements; preparation of budgets, forecasts and cash flow projections for individual corporate entities as well as corporate groups; overseeing and processing payroll and T4s; preparation and filing of corporate tax returns; collaborating with a variety of internal and external stakeholders on finance-related matters; and contract negotiation and tendering. Experience with commercial real estate and Yardi software is considered an asset.

The company welcomed it’s team back to the office in 2021. This role will be based in the Kitchener-area head office and is a wonderful opportunity for a proactive and energetic finance professional who is ready to lead a growing portfolio and make a significant impact on a thriving business.

All responses are sent to Waterstone Human Capital. Please indicate your interest in Project #0278-0003S. Please note: Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.