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Group Controller

Group Controller

Company: Jacobson & Greiner Group


Group Controller


Full-Time, flexible to mutually agreed upon hours, as required at peak times i.e. month-end, fiscal year-end etc.




To be negotiated based on experience

As a part of the Jacobson & Greiner centralized team, the Group Controller partners with Chief Financial Officer and management to provide expertise contribution in Finance, Operations and Accounting.

Job Duties:

  • Take control of all financial/regulatory reporting, budgets, forecasts/annual audits, inventory, purchase order management and internal controls
  • Develop, monitor and control key performance indicators and implement necessary action plans to improve financial performance and achieve targets
  • Prepare financial and economic analysis to drive quarterly leaders’ business review and actively participate in the quarterly shareholder meeting.
  • Maintain accurate and complete financial systems and accounting records ensuring all systems, internal controls and procedures in place are appropriate and in compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulations
  • Review all balances and ensure that adequate reconciliations are available
  • Drive organizational performance by identifying, analysing and implementing efficiencies to provide expert insight for improvement
  • Provide accurate and timely data for fiscal reporting and as required
  • Oversee insurance and risk management
  • Cash management and projections
  • Manage, mentor and coach accounting, administration and other team members as required

Education and Experience:

  • CPA, CA, CGA, CMA Designation or equivalent experience; required
  • 5+ years work experience in both practice and industry; required
  • Experience with Timberline (SAGE) or a similar larger ERP system; required
  • Strong financial reporting experience – best practice
  • Experience in construction, distribution, inventory, asset management
  • Ability to support, lead and develop a team of professionals & contribute effectively to the management team
  • Adaptable to new technologies; experience in I.T. is a strong asset
    • Skills and Abilities:

    • Strong work ethic with a reliable and honest personality
    • Ability to work in a family owned/managed business
    • Pays attention to detail, able to multi-task, is organized and works well under pressure
    • Is a self starter focussed on results with excellent problem-solving skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential to provide leadership and work within the team
    • Commitment to continuous education and development
      • Compensation & Benefits:

      • Market leading wages
      • Comprehensive Group Benefits Package
      • RRSP/DPSP investments
      • Career advancement opportunities
        • If you are interested in applying for the position of Accounting Manager with Jacobson and Greiner Group, please submit your resume and cover letter to
          Application Procedure:
          Online: Apply here.
          Fax: 204-728-5036
          Mail or Drop Off:
          2404 Park Avenue
          Brandon, MB R7B 0S3
          ATTN: Hiring Manager

          1. Please clearly indicate the position you are applying for in your cover letter or email subject line.
          2. We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
          3. Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of licensure, including a clear driving abstract, upon hire, depending on the nature of the position.


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