Controller (Finance) Hercules SLR - Dartmouth, NS

Hercules Group of Companies is Canada's largest rigging company headquartered in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. With branches located throughout Canada. The Hercules Group of Companies consists  of the following brands: Hercules SLR, Spartan Industrial Marine, Wire Rope Industries ATL and Stellar Industrial Sales. The Hercules Group of Companies is an ISO registered company that specializes in equipment, products, and services for securing, lifting, rigging, and marine applications. 

As we continue to grow our operations across Canada, we are looking for an individual with strong financial acumen to join us in the role of Controller in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Reporting to the CFO, the Controller is responsible for leading and managing the finance team and providing quality financial services to the HCG Group. The Controller will also lead or participate in process improvement projects relating to both Finance and Operations. 

Key Responsibilities 
  • Lead, manage and mentor all finance department members 
  • Ensure quality and efficient financial services are provided to the HCG Group (Billing, AR, AP, Payroll, etc.) 
  • Prepare/review monthly and annual financial statements, reports, and dashboards, including audit files for external auditors 
  • Budgeting, forecasting and cash flow analysis 
  • Interpret, implement, and monitor the control environment 
  • Ensure GAAP and tax compliance 
  • Create, implement, and maintain systems and measurements leading to performance improvements in all business areas 
  • Prepare analysis leading to cost reductions. 

  • Professional accounting designation (CPA) 
  • University Degree in Business (Accounting/Finance) 
  • 5+ years' experience in financial accounting, reporting and analysis within a medium or large sized company 
  • Advanced experience in Excel, Crystal Reports and SSRS 
  • Ability to lead a team and collaborate 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Experience in Public Accounting an asset 

If you would like to be part of a fast growing, national company, and are motivated by being a part of the growth that will take our organization to the next level, we want to hear from you!

Deadline for applications is Tuesday, July 3, 2018. To apply please click here. 

We thank all applicants for their interest, only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted. 

Please note: Successful candidates will be required to pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.