Monday , 27 September 2021

Employment Opportunity – 5 Star Restaurant Group – Financial Controller

5 Star Restaurant Group is seeking a Financial Controller

Reporting to the President, the controller is a key leadership position in implementing the objectives of the core accounting and finance functions.  Key aspects of the role include ensuring the accuracy of the financial transactions; adherence to regulatory requirements; and ensuring timely and accurate financial information.

  • Provide leadership for the accounting team and oversee all aspects of bookkeeping and ensure all financial systems & reports are accurate and up to date.
  • All cash flow activities including forecasting
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory reporting and payments.
  • Preparation of monthly financial statements and reports and assess and evaluate the financial performance of numerous companies
  • Develop, analyze and interpret accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the organization.
  • Liaise with management staff and advise them on cost management, cost control measures and the cost effectiveness of their departments
  • Compilation of annual budgets
  • Financial projections
  • Maintain year end working papers and spreadsheets and assist with preparation of annual financial statements and tax returns.
  • Corporate and personal income tax knowledge
  • In depth knowledge of excel and Simply
  • Supervision of accounting department
  • Compilation of information for financial institutions



  • 5+ years of relevant Senior Accountant/Controller financial experience (hospitality experience an asset)
  • 5+ years management experience
  • Solid understanding of payroll
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Experience with Sage (Simply)
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Strong understanding of ASPE (Accounting standards for private enterprises)
  • Excellent reading, writing and organizational skills


  • Work from home opportunities
  • Extended health care
  • Dental care
  • Vision care

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