Financial Controller

Trigon Construction Managment Inc.
Benefits include dental care, Extended Health Care, RRSP match, Vision care, EAP and more
November 7, 2023
December 7, 2023
Job Type
CPA status
CPA Member

Trigon is a full service construction company offering consulting, general contracting and construction management services. We insist on excellence and pride ourselves on work that will be a lasting reflection of our past, present and future reputation. We are hiring a Controller to join our team in Woodstock, Ontario.

The Controller manages all aspects of the accounting and financial functions for our group of companies. and plays a strategic role in the management of the business through forecasting, providing budgetary recommendations and supporting growth.


  • Oversight of all day-to-day accounting including AP/AR, job cost accounting, payroll, cash flow management, budgeting , Work-In-Process reporting, General Ledger maintenance and control of assets
  • Month-end reconciliations and close procedures to prepare accurate monthly financial reporting on a timely basis
  • Maintain account policies and procedures and a system of internal controls
  • Budgeting, forecasting and analysis
  • Management of company overhead expenses and reporting
  • Lead and motivate the accounting team for a portfolio of companies, recruit, select and develop an exceptional accounting team
  • Work with management and accounting team to ensure clients are billed accurately and on a timely basis and that receivables are monitored and collected on a timely basis
  • Work with Senior Management to ensure financial directives are followed
  • Assist in software setup and updates
  • Work with project management teams to determine project health and profitability and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Prepare estimate to actual analysis
  • Tracking vs key performance indicators
  • Comply with local, provincial and federal government reporting and tax filings
  • Communicating effectively and working collaboratively with leadership team and staff across different departments
  • Preparation and review of year-end working papers for the external accountants and tax advisors
  • Development and improvement of the systems within the accounting department.
  • Analysis of capital investment decisions for proposed expenditures
  • Support interactions with key relationships, including advisors, clients, vendors and bankers


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Accounting/Finance
  • CPA designation or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years in an Accounting Manager or Controller position
  • Heavy construction industry experience is required
  • Experience with Sage 300 considered an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with an ability to prioritize important tasks
  • Deadline-oriented with a strong attention to detail