Alongside Closed This position has been closed and is no longer accepting applicants. Closed on : August 15, 2017 Controller Moncton, NB, Canada | Accounting and Finance | Management | Full-time The Controller will be primarily responsible for guiding financial decisions and managing operations for Alongside. We're looking for someone to keep us organized and strategy-focused. The ideal candidate has corporate/public practice experience with an interest in startups that can help us navigate a variety of situations as our company grows.This role will evolve with time as it's completely new for our company. Because of that, we need someone with the ability to learn, adapt, demonstrate patience amongst the occasional chaos, etc. There will also be opportunities for external support to help develop higher level skills. Responsibilities Management & AccountingDevelop and maintain a system for accounting policies and proceduresOversee operations and manage related costs Work closely with Co-founders to create a structure for finances in relation to product roadmap and company goalsWork with partners, existing and newManage employee benefit programManage corporate credit cards Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable Manage collection as well as invoicingPreparing budgets Prepare and review monthly reports and account reconciliationsPrepare and maintain funding applications and reports.Reporting & ComplianceIssue timely and complete financial statementsCreate corporate annual reportsRecommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operationsProvide financial analyses when needed, in particular for investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations Coordinate information provision for annual auditsComply with legislation for reporting requirements and tax filings This position reports to the Co-Founders. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, or business administration is preferred. CPA designation is also required.Experience: 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in operations management and/or accounting roles. Strong analytical skills with a high attention to detail and the ability to meet strict deadlinesAdvanced Excel, i.e. pivot tables, lookups, index, match, sumif, etc. Core Skills Reporting Financial Accounting Transaction Management Forecasting Strategic Financial Planning Operations Management Financial Analysis Managing Budgets Compliance Regulations Funding Applications Additional Information We stand full-heartedly behind the meaning of togetherness. The balloons in our new logo represent job seekers, companies and us. They form a heart conveying the excitement and caring element we help bring to your recruitment process, but also to our work.Looking for a change from the corporate world? Alongside offers a non-traditional workplace with a close-knit team, and an 'always learning' approach to work. Our open office space is shared with other startups and always abuzz with excitement. We love ping pong, coffee, celebrating birthdays, memes, and getting together for lunch. The team works together closely on projects and values celebrating our success as a team.Perks:Competitive compensationWork with very talented people who are creating the world's best HR platformBenefitsFlexible scheduleOpportunities for professional developmentWe are a startup, and that means we need to push a little harder than the average bear but we still live fairly balanced lives and we're having a blast doing so. We're not looking to just fill a position here. We're looking for someone to join our team who will be committed to the team and our vision.What we can assure you are huge opportunities for personal and professional growth, fun times, the thrill of working with great people to create something special and the potential of achieving out of the ordinary success. If these work qualities are of interest to you, apply now.