• Controller - Outsourced Services Division

    Job Locations CA-NS-Halifax
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/4/2018 7:56 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services, Business and Professional Services
  • Job Description (EN)

    Our outsourced services team, formally known as KLM Financial (, merged recently with BDO and is now a division of BDO Canada, is seeking a Controller, with an accounting designation, to join their team.

    Our outsourcing and advisory group provides world class, in house, finance and accounting services to clients of all sizes in any industry. We provide a full suite of financial solutions to our clients, including third- party recruiting services for finance and accounting roles, outsourcing of accounting and finance functions (CFO, Controller, and Bookkeeper for hire), and business advisory services.

    As a Controller for our clients, you will report to one of our outsourced service team CFO’s, as well as, be responsible for:

    • Supervising and mentoring accounting teams.
    • Budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow analysis.
    • Period end financial reporting and working paper preparation for clients, as assigned.

      Financial management.

    • Maintaining integrity of the accounting system and inputs.
    • Understanding, implementing and monitoring an adequate control environment.
    • Client relations.
    • Ad hoc as required






    • Accounting Designation
    • 5 – 10 years of progressive accounting experience
    • Previous controller experience or experience working in an accounting firm is an asset
    • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word
    • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision, as well as, on a team
    • Detail oriented individual with strong organizational skills
    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
    • Time management skills with ability to meet deadlines
    • Experience leading teams in a fast paced, results driven environment
    • Advanced knowledge of accounting system(s) is an asset
    • Work in an accounting firm environment
    • Travel to clients
    • Ad hoc




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