The Corporate Controller directly reports to the CFO and VP Finance, provides leadership to our Finance team, and maintains the financial accounting, reporting and control framework for CNL.
We recognize how critical it is that we remain financially adaptable in order to maintain a high impact on our communities. Our Corporate Controller must have an effective leadership style with a sophisticated understanding of CNL’s economics, making decisions grounded in financial realities. They can use that financial information in their communication, demonstrating the strategic connection between mission and money. Keeping our stakeholders enlightened as to the financial goings-on of the company.
The Corporate Controller should be apt at both setting targets and meeting them. Results driven by nature, we seek someone who understands the importance of the targets being measurable and achievable. It is imperative that the finance leader has enough drive to lead their team towards them.
The Finance function is undergoing transformation and needs a leader with project and change management experience to take our people, processes and systems to new heights.
If you would describe yourself as a dynamic leader, who knows how to address problems in a professional manner and can inspire confidence in staff to get them to a place where they perform at their best; we’d like you to consider this opportunity.
Demonstrated strong ability to lead and manage a department. Strong capability in resource management and ability to motivate staff to achieve high levels of professionalism.
Competent and experienced with change management concepts and leading change initiatives.
Apply effective management principles in planning, organizing, directing, controlling and evaluating operational processes and activities to ensure that work is performed to the specific standard.
Ability to foster a team environment by understanding and managing group dynamics; ability to solicit points of view, ideas and opinions from team members to help form decision or plans in achieving Company objectives.
Significant experience as a senior financial professional and progressive leader with strong critical thinking skills are required to interpret and assess financial issues, determine the underlying factors and to offer remedial action in a relatively short time span.
Extensive knowledge and experience with international accounting standards to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and accounting standards in the preparation and review of quarterly and annual statutory financial statements and related notes for internal and external users.
Solid understanding of corporate wide prescribed policy and procedures and relevant legislation (e.g. Financial Administration Act, Income Tax Act) for the establishment of controls and governance over all financial transactions including Payroll, Accounts Payable, Cash & Banking, Billings.
Broad understanding of risk management concepts.
University degree in Business Administration/Commerce
Professional accounting designation (CA,CPA,CMA,CGA)
10+ years in financial management role
and significant experience in interacting at the Executive/Board level
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 21138
About Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
With over 3,000 employees working in laboratory or project sites across the country, CNL’s strength lies in its people. These individuals develop valuable skills, experience and abilities in a wide range of disciplines. Far beyond simply meeting the needs of the nuclear sector, the skills, training and educational opportunities supported by CNL further strengthen Canada’s workforce and competitive edge.Through CNL, Canada’s next generation of outstanding nuclear scientists, engineers, operators and entrepreneurs are being trained. The nuclear laboratories will continue to support the development of highly qualified people for the public sector, private sector and academia.We offer employees the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. If you are talented, driven and have the vision to lead, your potential growth at CNL is unlimited. Join our team and we can grow and achieve our results and goals together!