Corporate Controller – Toronto, ON – $125,000-$135,000

Corporate Controller
Toronto, Ontario (4 days per week in the office)
$125,000 – $135,000 and excellent benefits/vacation

Our client is a Toronto-based real estate company. They are looking for a Senior Manager or experienced manager who comes from a public accounting firm background and has at least 1 year of industry experience. This position offers an excellent opportunity to use your strategic thinking skills to identify opportunities and analyze issues.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and leading a small team of accountants through many different corporate accounting and analytical duties. This role will provide the right candidate the opportunity to work closely with senior management and the CFO in playing a critical role for the whole company’s accounting/finance department.


  • Manage the day-to-day accounting and finance functions of the department
  • Provide direction on invoices to be paid, cash call and distribution cheques to be cut, general ledger accounting transactions and journal entries to be recorded
  • Oversee and manage the collection of accounts receivable of the head office and different real estate companies
  • Responsible for banking activities
  • Manage and oversee the payroll process, chargeback of all payroll costs to projects and coordinating approvals
  • Oversee bank reconciliation process and ensure all accounts are reconciled on a regular basis
  • Oversee and manage the year end working paper and tax file preparation process for all companies and review work prepared by other members of the team, co-ordinate timing and answer queries by external accountants, review draft financial statements and provide comments to the CFO
  • Review credit agreements, sale documents and any other applicable documents and draft disclosures in accordance with ASPE for year end financial statements
  • Cash Management and reviewing monthly loan balances
  • Oversee and review quarterly head office reporting prepared by Senior Accountant
  • Manage employee health and disability insurance plans, track employee vacation accruals
  • Manage the operations of some owned properties including activities performed by Senior Accountant: review of tenant packages and reconciliations, communication with tenants, prepare budget and yearly owner distributions, ensure HST is filed and paid
  • Oversee cash flows of projects at the end stage and processing of invoices and reporting
  • Ad hoc duties


  • Bachelor degree in accounting/finance with CPA designation
  • Minimum of 4-5 years of proven experience in an accounting role
  • Supervisory experience over others
  • Foundational public accounting with audit experience is preferred
  • Experience with reviewing financial statements, tax, and working paper packages
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills
  • Good team building, communication, and multitasking skills

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to