Corporate Controller
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
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The Great Northern Timber Group of Companies is a diversified forestry group focused on harvesting, wood chip, biomass, and wood pellet production, shipping, and exporting. Great Northern Timber is committed to providing its customers with wood products sourced from sustainably managed forests. Great Norther Timber is seeking an experienced Corporate Controller for their head office in Halifax. This is a permanent opportunity for a hands-on, forward-thinking leader with a strong interest in an entrepreneurial organization.

As a critical member of the management team, you combine a strong background in financial accounting and operations while playing a key role in finding improvements and efficiencies in the business.


  • Preparation of monthly accounting and reporting for the group of companies
  • Cost accounting and analysis for manufacturing operations
  • Internal controls and process management
  • Cash flow management and monthly bank reporting
  • Payroll processing and other government filings
  • Participate in budgeting and forecasting
  • Prepare year-end files for external accountants
  • Supervise two-person accounting team
  • Support operational activities


  • Chartered Professional Accountant designation
  • 10+ years' experience
  • Industry experience in manufacturing, operations, or forestry
  • Banking experience with letters of credit and borrowing base calculations
  • Strong communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

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Great Northern Timber offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you are a team player with proven leadership ability, and the ability to excel in an entrepreneurial organization, this may be the career move for you.

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

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