Assistant Controller

Scott Land & Lease Ltd. - Calgary, AB (il y a 30+ jours)

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Scott Land & Lease has an immediate opening for an experienced Assistant Controller to join our team.

About Us:

Scott Land & Lease Ltd. is the premiere land and right-of-way company in Western Canada. We have over 120 senior staff in five full land service offices operating across a broad range of industries including oil & gas, utilities, alternative energy, infrastructure, telecommunications and many others. We have been in business over 27 years and our head office is based in downtown Calgary. Our competitive advantages are many including the depth of experience of our staff combined with their close proximity to our clients’ operations. This combination ensures effective project execution while reducing our clients’ costs. Our talented staff thrive on offering top-notch service to our clients and building a reputation based on results. Scott Land & Lease offers the diversity, stability and resources of a large company, with the friendly and flexible environment of a smaller company. We are an excellent organization to take your career to another level.

We are looking for:

A sharp, experienced accountant with a passion for crunching numbers and producing accurate results. You’re highly organized and have strong communication skills to lead the team. You love preparing financial statements and look for continuous improvements to the full accounting cycle each month. You thrive on financial analysis and presenting accurate statements to Management along with your business recommendations. This isn’t just an accounting role, it’s your passion.

Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Timely preparation of monthly financial statements for two entities.
  • Detailed financial statement analysis and communication of results to Senior Management.
  • Coordinating and improving processes and procedures with the accounting team.
  • Reporting of weekly cash flows and projections.
  • Preparing proforma financial statements and dashboards.
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory and legislated requirements.
  • Assisting the Controller with various matters such as insurance, banking, HSE and legal.
  • Understanding and maintaining data within the ERP system (Microsoft Dynamics SL).
  • Coordination of the annual audit and communication of results and analysis.
  • Reviewing internal controls and making recommendations for improvements.
  • Developing relationships with department and field office managers and personnel.

Skills required for success in this role:

  • Accounting Designation with at least 5 years post designation experience
  • Prior experience in full cycle accounting and financial statement preparation
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Excel including pivot tables
  • Ability to learn new software and utilize its potential

What we offer:

  • Competitive Compensation and Profit Sharing
  • Full benefit package including health, dental, short and long term disability
  • A reputable, dynamic company to grow your career
  • Opportunity to make a difference
  • Lots of exciting challenges.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Accounting: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Calgary, AB (Preferred)


  • CPA Designation (Preferred)