Controller @ Terlin Construction

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Key Role

As an integral member of the Finance team, you will undertake all aspects of financial management for the organization


You will be given the opportunity to lead a small team in the finance department and work closely with the senior leadership team

Strategic Planning

Look to improve operational efficiencies, cost management, increased profitability, cash flow management, and forecasting

Controller @ Terlin Construction

Company: Terlin Construction

Position: Controller

Location: Ottawa, ON

Established in 1989, Terlin has become a leader and innovator in full-service general contracting and project management for retail, commercial, infrastructure security, and institutional clients. Distinguished by their end-to-end approach and unparalleled reputation for quality and reliability, Terlin’s state-of-theart facility houses their custom millwork shop which provides an exclusive focus on the specialized needs of their clients. From design through construction and service, Terlin handles every aspect of construction and delivers outstanding and consistent results.

Skills & Experience


You see value in systems and procedures, having optimized and implemented both within an organization


Self-starter who is solution oriented, having the ability to work autonomously and collaboratively

Industry Background

Understanding of finance, accounting, budgeting and forecasting, and cash flow management

Coaching & Mentorship

Genuine passion for hands-on coaching and mentoring, with proven success in leading small teams


Familiarity with project accounting, having a technical background in full-cycle and multi-entity accounting


7+ years as a senior-level accounting or finance leader

Summary of the Role

Reporting directly to the President and working in conjunction with the vCFO, the Controller is an internal member of the Finance team that is responsible for undertaking all aspects of financial management for the organization. As the Controller, you will be a critical hands-on leader in corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecast preparation, as well as the development of integral control policies and procedures.

You will have a clear focus on producing thorough, comprehensive and timely financial-status reports for senior management in both a routine and ad hoc manner to help improve operational efficiency and aid in continued growth. You will plan, direct and coordinate all accounting functions which include accounts receivable, accounts payable, job cost accounting, close-out processes, WSIB and payroll. You will analyze and manage Work-In-Progress reporting and perform margin analysis on projects for improved cost management and increased profitability, cash flow management and forecasting.

This is a leadership role, where you will be given the opportunity to lead a team in the finance department. You will balance your time effectively between working closely with the senior leadership team, completing your own deliverables, and providing mentorship and guidance to your team. Your role will be fast paced, challenging and complex in nature and will call on your ability to pivot between the diverse entities’ financials on a routine basis.


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