Assistant Controller


Are you an accomplished accounting and finance professional who fully understands the importance of relationship management to organizational success? This leading North American non-profit is looking for a skilled Assistant Controller who will be a positive mentor and leader to a team of local and remote accountants in a complex project accounting environment. If you are looking for a challenging but fulfilling new opportunity, we want to hear from you.

* Lead the monthly and quarterly financial reporting and analysis process for the  business line
* Analysis of actual results of projects and use of funds, tracking of programs
* Preparation and maintenance of annual budgeting, planning and forecasting activities
* Leadership, mentoring and development of the accounting team, locally and remotely
* Oversee accounting processes
* Preparation of funder and Board reports
* Preparation of ad hoc reports and analysis 
* Business case development and grant application preparations
* Analyze accounting processes, inputs & outputs, and controls leading to the development and implementation of process improvements
* Develop and maintain business relationships with stakeholders and management locally, as well as across the country

* 10+ years of accounting experience, including project based accounting 
* Professional accounting designation (CPA or equivalent)
* 3+ years of management or supervisory experience with demonstrated skills leading teams through change 
* Experience with Dynamics AX, or other ERP systems, as well as strong skills with Excel and other MS Office products
* Strong technical knowledge and experience in multiple areas of accounting and finance
* Proven ability to develop and maintain business relationships through effective communication
* Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
* Track record of driving change and overcoming resistance in a positive manner

* Leading conservation organization
* Positive work environment
* Opportunities for professional development
* Ability to impact outcome of exciting organizational changes

Please send a resume (Word format preferred) quoting job 11669 to GENINE PARRY, Senior Recruitment Consultant, at or call 204.926.2210

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