Robert Half Management Resources Controller in Ottawa, Ontario

Robert Half Management Resources is the worldwide leader in specialized consulting and staffing services for senior-level accounting, finance and business systems professionals. Our West End Client is currently seeking an engaged and detail-oriented Controller for a 6 month contract with the possibility of extension. The ideal candidate will be responsible for preparing financial reporting, ensuring the integrity of financial data and systems, developing and monitoring budgets and forecasts. The Controller's duties would include: -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 databases, as needed; -Developing and monitoring business performance metrics; -Overseeing regulatory reporting, frequently including tax planning and compliance

Companies need experienced finance, accounting and business systems professionals to support their key initiatives. This is our specialty. Robert Half Management Resources places highly skilled consultants on short- and long-term interim and project engagements in organizations ranging from start-ups to FORTUNE® 500 firms.

As a consultant working on our team, you will benefit from our worldwide network of more than 145 offices, which delivers rewarding opportunities and flexibility for work-life balance. Our relationships with leading professional associations and broad client network provide you greater access to unique interim and project opportunities. We redeploy over 65 percent of our consultants and will strive to keep you continuously engaged on assignments. We also provide competitive benefits and compensation packages, as well as online training and continuing professional education (CPE).

For details on our Canadian program, please contact your local branch. Our parent company, Robert Half, once again was named to FORTUNE® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm. (March 1, 2016) At Robert Half Management Resources, your experience matters – and we put it to good use. To apply for this position or for more information on other engagements, visit us online at or call your branch office at 1.888.400.7474. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use.

Req ID: 05030-9500169283

Functional Role: Controller - Corporate

Country: Canada

State: ON

City: Ottawa

Postal Code: K1R 7X7

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: Ideal Controller will have the following skills and experience: -A recognized accounting designation (CMA or CGA) with a minimum of five years of accounting experience and a demonstrated understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); -Superior oral and written communication skills; -Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems as well as good working knowledge of other Microsoft Office Suite applications; and -Strong analytical skills for problem solving, leadership and organizational skills. If this profile sounds like you, contact Robert Half Management Resources at today to discuss career opportunities that suit your career goals!