Financial Controller

Our client has an immediate full-time permanent opportunity available for Financial Controller in Saskatoon, SK


Responsibilities: 

  • Successfully supervise account coding and verify signatures for proper assignment of budgetary expenditures.

  • Ensure that all month-end financial duties and resulting financial reporting is completed in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Record all business transactions, process accruals and adjustments, reconcile accounts, and prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting and financial statements.

  • Prepare financial statements and bank reconciliations.

  • Assist Director Finance and Administration in audit conducted by third parties to ensure effective resolution and swift closure of auditing activities.

  • Investigate variances in budgets, reporting, internal controls, and general accounting; deploy measures to resolve variances.

  • Supervise financial activities, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general accounting, financial planning, and reporting.

  • Assist Director Finance & Administration in the preparation and recording of the Departmental budgets into the Accounting Systems.


Qualifications:

  • Must have a Degree in finance, accounting, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in accounting/finance/administration.

  • Advanced knowledge of accounting systems, budget development, and internal controls.

  • Knowledge of GAAP, best practices in finance/accounting procedures, relevant tax laws, and reporting requirements to funding agencies;

  • Well-developed coaching and leadership skills, both on a formal and informal basis