Corporate Controller, Confidential – Calgary – CLOSED

Joanna O'Callaghan


February 5, 2018

Our confidential client is a nationally renowned real estate land developer and home builder recognized for developing and building award winning communities. They also possess significant land holdings in multiple provinces across Canada and continue to grow their business.


An opportunity now exists for an outstanding financial leader to join the team as the Corporate Controller. The successful candidate will oversee all operational reporting and financial results in the land and housing divisions, while also providing leadership and input to operations and planning for the finance team.


The position will be equal parts strategic and operational, taking a detailed-oriented approach on understanding operations and the key drivers to provide insight into the business.  The successful candidate will ensure that financial accounting, reporting, budgets and cash flows are produced to the highest standard.  The Corporate Controller will ensure that complex information is presented in a clear, simple and professional manner.


The incumbent will develop a deep understanding of the financial operations, financial reporting through IFRS, key business drivers, and provide timely and detailed analysis on the financial aspects of the business operations.  A strong analytical skill set will ensure the incumbent can support the management team and the continued growth of the business.  The role will also require an ability to oversee all accounting departments in each city in relation to the land & housing divisions.


The ideal candidate will be a CPA with 10+ years of combined experience in public practice and real estate – preferably in the development and/or housing industry sector. An MBA , B.Com or related-post-secondary degree will be an asset.


The role will suit a highly motivated accounting and finance professional with strong business acumen and leadership skills. This is an excellent opportunity, providing significant career growth potential and the chance to manage the finance and accounting team in a large, exciting and fast-growing business.


To apply, please send your resume to Taylor Ryan Executive Search Partners quoting “Corporate Controller” in the subject line to: We thank all applicants in advance, however only qualified candidates may be contacted.