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Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 04-16-2018
Are you an ambitious recently qualified CA with a focus on financial services/investments and interested in building your career in this space? Would you describe yourself as a resourceful self starter who can work autonomously in a new business and assist in the set-up to scale the finance/accounting function? If so, our client located in Toronto would love to speak with you.

Our client is an investment management, family office and strategy firm providing highly personalized investment strategy services and portfolio management, achieving wealth creation and preservation for their client.

As the Controller, you will work in a small corporate team, ‘owning’ the finance and accounting function in this complex structure. You will be focused on full cycle accounting, financial reporting, implementing systems & processes, internal controls and accounting policies & procedures.  You will set up and maintain financial systems for multiple legal entities and contracts, becoming involved in these operating businesses. Responsibilities also include developing monthly management reporting, financial modeling, assistance with tax planning and compliance, overseeing banking requirements; and managing relationships with external auditors, legal advisors and lenders. A high level of accuracy and analytical skills required to work in this complex, dynamic and growing investment management firm.

In order to be considered for this role, you will possess the following:
  • CPA, CA Designation required
  • Solid hands-on financial statement preparation expertise, experience with investments ideal (publicly traded securities to LP units, real estate an asset)
  • Knowledge of Canadian and US tax requirements, planning/compliance
  • Ability to hold full Controllership responsibilities including financial analysis and modeling, systems and process set up, cash flow management, internal controls and compliance
  • Passion for accounting and legal detail
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills to deal internally and with external advisors

This is an evolving fast-paced environment, requiring a self-driven professional with business acumen who will have the opportunity to impact the entire firm holding a broad role. This is an exciting, newly created role, please apply immediately and in confidence in order to be considered.
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