Deputy Controller

  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Salary
    $ 130000 - $ 170000 / Yearly
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Controller

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Deputy Controller for a full-time permanent role in Ottawa, ON with our Telecommunications client. This role will be hybrid; 2 days at home and 3 days in the office.  The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for it. Candidates outside of Ottawa may be eligible for a relocation help.

The Deputy Controller will have the following responsibilities:

-         Oversee the preparation and review of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements in accordance with IFRS.

-         Ensure accurate and timely reporting to regulatory bodies, including the SEC and Canadian securities regulators.

-         Conduct detailed financial analysis and provide insights to support business decisions.

-         Manage all external audits and liaise with the external auditors and the Audit Committee.

-         Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing finance and accounting team.

-         Foster a culture of continuous improvement and professional development within the team.

-         Contribute to the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures.

-         Coordinate with cross-functional teams to support organizational goals.

-         Partner with the CFO and executive team to develop and execute the company's strategic plan.

-         Provide financial insights and recommendations to support growth initiatives, mergers and acquisitions, and other strategic projects.

The Deputy Controller must meet the following mandatory requirements:

-         Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, or related field. CPA, CMA, or CA designation required.

-         MBA or advanced degree in finance or business administration is preferred.

-         Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in accounting and finance, with at least 5 years in a senior leadership role.

-         Experience in a publicly traded company, preferably with dual listings.

-         Proven track record of managing financial operations for a company with $1 billion+ in revenue.

-         In-depth knowledge of IFRS and Canadian & US securities regulations.

-         Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

-         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

-         Ability to lead and motivate a diverse team.

-         High level of integrity and ethical standards.

-         Proficiency in financial software and ERP systems

If you are interested in the Deputy Controller role, please apply now by clicking “Apply now.”





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