Project/Contract Opportunities Controller, Director, VP and CFO level

Vancouver, BC

Post Date: 07/12/2013 Job ID: 2439 Job Category: Controller
Location/City : BC - Vancouver
Category : Controller
Id : 2439

Project/Contract Opportunities Controller, Director, VP and CFO level

Are you an exceptional Senior level Designated Accountant who is available immediately or expecting to be soon for contract or project opportunities? Do you enjoy new challenges and opportunities to use your strong accounting and finance expertise in a variety of settings? Do you have a proven track record of being able to hit the ground running and add value quickly ?.

We are hired by some of the most respected companies and organizations in Lower Mainland, who trust us to ensure that they work with only the highest calibre accounting and finance professionals on a contract, project, temporary or interim basis. As such we have ongoing needs for exceptional Senior-level Designated Accountants to work on a contract basis with our clients in the Lower Mainland. These opportunities vary in duration, scope, level and skill set/experience requirements.

Senior level Accountant contract engagements vary and can include :
Interim senior accountant, senior analyst, accounting manager, controller, audit, CFO engagements
Maternity, vacation or sick leave coverage
Complex reconciliations
Full-cycle accounting
Financial reporting
SOX/IFRS compliance
Internal control or audit work
Financial and business modeling
Financial planning, forecasting and analysis work
Transaction support
Year-end and audit preparation
Month-end, clean-up or catch-up work
Policies and procedures review and/or documentation
Business process review/improvement
Setting up systems and processes
Cost or project accounting
Financial systems report writing
ERP and Financial system implementation project support
Financial project management
Project augmentation or backfill

Requirements to be considered for specific contract engagements vary but at a minimum include :
Accounting designation (CGA, CMA, CA or a recognized equivalent accounting designation from the UK, Australia or New Zealand, or the U.S.) a must
5+ years experience and a proven track record of success in all your senior level accounting roles
Availability to get started on a project immediately or on short notice
Strong technical accounting expertise (any or all of Canadian GAAP, U.S. GAAP, IFRS, or in depth FP&A experience)
Outstanding and proven analytical and problem solving skills and business acumen
Excellent multitasking and prioritization abilities and proven ability to hit the ground running and add value
Exceptionally strong communication skills including strong business writing skills and presentation abilities
Strong systems savvy and experience and the ability to quickly get up to speed on new systems
ERP experience preferred.
Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables and v-lookup
Strong Microsoft office skills. Database experience preferred.

Are you a Senior level Designated Accountant who is interested in working with our clients as a project professional? If you meet all the minimum requirements above please send your resume and a cover note outlining your senior project/engagement transferable expertise and accomplishments to Mercer Bradley referencing "Senior Level Project Professional" in the subject line and email

We regret that we are able to contact only those individuals who are being considered for an interview. Candidates must be able to legally work in Canada prior to submitting an application. Mercer Bradley offers specialized recruitment of highly qualified accounting professionals for full-time and contract roles within select client companies. Thank you for your interest in Mercer Bradley.




Mercer Bradley provides Western Canada job seekers with expert direct hire, executive search, temporary and contract services across the accounting spectrum. Offices in Winnipeg, Edmonton and Vancouver.

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