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BOWEN is looking for an experienced Controller to join our team on a permanent, full-time basis. Reporting to the Vice President Finance, the successful candidate will be a demonstrated team player with strong technical skills, an understanding of ERP systems and a drive for continuous improvement.  You will have a proven track record for delivering consistent results and a sound understanding of how to add value, coordinate with other departments and successfully manage a productive team. This is a varied role as you will balance the management of day to day operations, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecast preparations, and employee performance management while fostering a great work environment consistent with company values.  If this is something you are interested in please apply below.

Job Responsibilities

Accounting Team
  • Manage and develop the accounting team
  • Supervise and lead a team of 3 – 4 people
  • Responsible for full cycle accounting and reporting
  • Responsible for year-end close and annual audits
  • Budgeting & forecasting
  • Bank & treasury
  • Accounts payable
  • Billing
  • Collections

Finance Services
  • Government remittances
  • Support the organization to remain compliant in all provinces & territories
  • Become a subject matter expert in Great Plains & erecruit
  • Continuous improvement of BOWEN’s policies, procedures and culture

Candidate Qualifications
  • CPA designation
  • Five+ years of progressive experience in full cycle accounting environment with a small to mid-size business
  • Supervisory experience
  • Great Plains experience would be considered asset
  • Jet Reporting & BI experience would be considered an asset
  • Strong analytical skills along with advanced level of MS Excel 
  • Excellent organizational skills, along with high attention to detail
  • Professional presence with excellent communication skills and the ability to work with all levels of organization
  • Able to multi-task and manage changing workloads and priorities
  • Exceptional customer service skills

BOWEN Summary

BOWEN is the leading independent Canadian recruitment and contractor management firm. We offer permanent, temporary and contractor recruitment, contingent workforce management and payroll processing. Throughout its 44-year history, BOWEN has transformed the human capital space and placed more than 120,000 candidates across the country. With a commitment to championing inclusive cultures, harnessing diverse talent and enriching safe working environments, it’s BOWEN’s mission to make people matter.

People are the heart of every business. At BOWEN, we support that truth every single day. We champion inclusive cultures, harness diverse talent and underpin all that we do with a fierce safety focus. When we are successful, the people we source and manage are able to lead their best lives. When skilled talent gets to work with Canada’s leading organizations, our economies thrive. Our communities thrive. We don’t just work in the human capital space; we work to transform it. With market interruption at every turn, our job is to be as fluid as the liquid workforce we power.


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