Assistant Controller

Finance Department - St. John's

Permanent Position - Competition No. C106220 ACON (E)

As a member of the Finance Department, reporting to the Controller, this position is accountable for the following:

  • Manages and coordinates the functions of financial reporting, banking, fixed assets, and general ledger maintenance to ensure that accurate and timely financial information is provided to key stakeholders;

  • Manages and coordinates pricing functions;

  • Prepares and analyzes the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements of the NLC including working closely with the external auditors to ensure all documentation is accurate and available to assist in the preparation of the external financial statements and the annual report;

  • Manages the planning, utilization and administration of several financial information systems;

  • Provides information and financial advisory services to other members of management regarding operating results;

  • Liaises effectively with financial institutions to address any issues or seek opportunity for improvement;

  • Maintains up to date knowledge of legislation and regulations pertaining to financial reporting;

  • Leads and manages the performance and professional development of staff in a unionized environment.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Degree from a post-secondary institution with major course work in accounting;

  • Professional accounting designation;

  • Five (5) years’ experience in a leadership role demonstrating progressively responsible accounting and management experience;

  • Advanced knowledge and skills in the use of Microsoft Office Suite;

  • Thorough knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);

  • Experience in and knowledge of financial information systems (preferably Microsoft Dynamics);

  • Proven success leading and engaging staff to deliver excellent performance.

The successful candidate must be highly motivated, capable of handling multiple priorities, and able to work as a member of a results oriented team.

Newfoundland Labrador Liquor Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our workforce.  Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities (differing abilities) are available on request.

Please note, while we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Work With NLC
  • Salary:

    In accordance with management salary scales

  • Closing Date:

    Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

  • Please send a resume to:

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Under the current circumstances resulting from our response to the coronavirus pandemic, the following options for submitting applications are NOT available at this time:
  • Mail via Canada Post
  • Drop off to Corporate Office
  • Fax
Please state Competition Number on resume. Proof of education/courses must be provided prior to employment with NLC. Please note that, while we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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