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Robert Half Finance & Accounting




Company Information

Founded in 1948, Robert Half International is the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm with more than 360 locations worldwide. Robert Half’s specialized staffing divisions include:


  • Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting and Robert Half Management Resources, for temporary, full-time and project professionals, respectively, in the fields of accounting and finance;
  • OfficeTeam, for full-time, temporary, and temporary-to-full-time opportunities for highly skilled temporary administrative support office management and HR personnel;
  • Robert Half Technology, for full-time and project information technology professionals;
  • Robert Half Legal, for temporary, project and full-time staffing of lawyers, law clerks, paralegals and legal support personnel; and,
  • The Creative Group, for advertising, marketing and web design professionals.


We encourage you to work with us to find out why for more than 15 years, Robert Half once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies.” (March 1, 2017)

For more information, visit www.roberthalf.ca or follow us on Twitter @RobertHalf_CAN.

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Controller to join one of our stellar clients. This is a very dynamic and high profile position that plays a significant role from the production floor through to the President.


As Controller, you will be responsible for providing timely, accurate and compliant financial reports, and controllership activities as well as national activities across all programs. Your responsibilities include overseeing the process to ensure that models are correct and are fully accrued each month, leading risk assessment and audit readiness, supporting the operations team and holding them accountable that end to end incentive processing, payments, accounting and related financial controls are operating effectively. The Controller position will be located in Brampton, Ontario and is a full-time engagement.


Specific key responsibilities involved for the Controller will include:


  • Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection
  • Manage daily cash and prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals
  • Present executive team with monthly financial reports
  • Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll
  • Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the yearly budget and forecasts
  • Collaborate with CEO, executive team and partners to support efficient and effective firm-wide operation
  • Advance Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation
  • Assess, execute and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
  • Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations G/L analysis


*** Apply directly to richard.levien@roberthalf.com ***


About You:


  • 8 or more years professional accounting and controllership 
  • Professional Accounting Qualification (CPA) or Equivalent Financial and Accounting qualification
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Bank reconciliations experience
  • General familiarity with product pricing
  • Cash flow management experience
  • Knowledge of budget forecasting
  • Well-founded grasp of management reporting
  • Proven knowledge of financial statement preparation
  • Capital assets experience
  • Strong familiarity with Excel, PowerPoint, and PowerBI
  • Experience with standard costs
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to implement solutions and vendor management experience with good organizational skills
  • Aptitude for communication and negotiation, building trusted advisor/consultant relationships and influencing Executives and Business Decision Makers
  • Implement and improve changes in procedures immediately
  • Ability to work well in collaborative and dynamic environment


To Apply:


For more information and confidential consideration, connect today with Richard Levien at (905) 273-4229 or richard.levien@roberthalf.com



Contact Information

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Richard Levien
Recruiting Manager
Posting Date: 28-Jul-2017Accounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time $130,000 - $140,000/yr 1Member or Student ASAP
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