Divisional Controller (Maternity Leave)

Job Locations CA-NB-Saint John | CA-NB-Blacks Harbour
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/25/2022 2:11 PM)
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Cooke Aquaculture

Divisional Controller (Maternity Leave)


Cooke Aquaculture Inc., a dynamic and growing east coast family company, with Platinum Member status in the Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program, and one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers, has an opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join the Company’s Finance Team.


Cooke is a global seafood company with operations in North America, Europe, and South America. Our company’s success is driven by our dynamic, highly-skilled and innovative management team, supported by dedicated employees who live in coastal communities and contribute to the local area’s economy and sense of community. 


The Role


We are hiring a Divisional Controller (18 Month Maternity Leave) to join our team of accounting professionals. This role will work out of our Saint John, and / or Blacks Harbour, NB office. 


As the Divisional Controller, you will be responsible for:

  • The divisional accounting functions of the Transportation and Services division
  • Managing a team
  • Completing period end financial statements and management reports, working paper files and ad hoc reporting
  • Continuous process improvement
  • Being involved, periodically, in projects to support the overall accounting and finance team
  • Coordinating the requests of the external auditors for both the interim and year end audit tasks

 A successful candidate will have:

  • A professional accounting designation preferred
  • A university degree in accounting or finance
  • 5 years plus of relevant experience
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Valid passport required for travel to other non-Canadian operations (when permitted)


The Opportunity


The role description is just one part of the story. This is an opportunity to grow, to stretch, to work within the parameters of the role but stretch to your fullest potential. We are a team that counts performance, we reward contribution, and we recognize talent.  It is about being at the center of one of the fastest growing Atlantic Canada based companies and knowing you are part of that growth.  The ability to bring your passion for learning, desire for growth, and energy for moving your career forward is what we offer.  


The Why


Why Cooke? Simple - because we are a company that rewards initiative, resourcefulness, and work ethic.  We will champion your growth and provide you with the platform to create your path, your career, and your future.


NOTE: The recruiter is reviewing and interviewing eligible applicants for this position as they are received. If you are interested in this posting, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


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