Attrell Toyota
Brampton, Ontario
November 10, 2023
December 10, 2023
Job Sectors
Retail and FMCG
Job Type
CPA status
CPA Member

Controller – Attrell Toyota

This executive search is conducted by Nelson/Kraft & Associates on behalf of Attrell Toyota




Attrell Toyota has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, enthusiastic, and talented Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) with previous automobile dealership experience.

The ideal candidate is reliable, ethical, possesses great people skills, takes pride in their work, and has a natural interest in learning, developing others, and contributing to team success. The Controller will be a valuable member of a collaborative senior leadership team. They will also lead a high-performance team of 3-5 financial and office staff.

The Controller is responsible for managing the overall financial operations of the dealership. This includes providing accurate information through analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and preparation of financial reports. The Controller is responsible for directing and managing the company's accounting and payroll functions and staff, including establishing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures as well as the preparation of financial statements and reporting to the senior leadership team. The Controller will provide financial planning and analysis and share accountability for strategic business decisions related to growth, as well as the ongoing oversight of payroll, benefits, insurance, risk management, and annual financial audits.

If you are a driven CPA with a passion for continuous improvement, and you align with the values and convictions of Attrell Toyota, we would love to connect with you!




Attrell Toyota, based in Brampton, Ontario, is a premier retailer for new and used Toyota in the GTA.

The Attrell Advantage comes in many forms. First off is the family centered business practices and behaviors at Attrell Toyota. This comes from John, Phillip, and Joel Attrell, a father and sons team. Phillip and Joel have partnered with their father John Attrell and are at work together to continue the legacy of Attrell Toyota. Secondly is the staff at Attrell Toyota, a professional highly experienced team in all their selected fields. Attrell Toyota is thrilled to have multiple staff with over 20 years of experience each.

Attrell Toyota’s team members are the driving force behind our success. Each one is committed to delivering a world-class experience for our guests every day. Whether it’s a welcoming smile, a pro-active approach to guest services, or a keen eye for the details, our amazing team understands that our business is much more than selling vehicles. It’s about creating unexpected and memorable experiences that build loyalty and lifetime relationships with our guests.

The core of Attrell Toyota’s beliefs is a Christian Biblical heritage that has passed down from father to sons. With these Biblical principles, we have operated the dealership with integrity, honesty, hard work, and a faith that believes God has been the driving reason behind our success. Our goal is that we constantly strive to treat our customers the way we would want to be treated.





  • A degree in Business with a major in Accounting.
  • A Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) designation.
  • 5+ years of experience with full cycle accounting in a high-volume automobile dealership.
  • Alignment with, and the ability to model the values of Attrell Toyota.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • A collaborative and team-based leadership style with proven experience leading a team.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, organize, and time manage.
  • Detail oriented and analytical.
  • Proactive and self-motivated.
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet set deadlines.
  • Strong experience using a Dealer Management System (DMS) such as Reynolds and Reynolds.
  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of payroll and the Employment Standards Act (ESA).
  • Strong ethics and a high level of integrity.
  • A desire to work in a high energy, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.



Location: Brampton, ON

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

Start Date: February 2024


TO APPLY please send a PDF copy of your cover letter and resume to Include “Attrell – Controller” in the subject line.

To obtain a complete Opportunity Profile, please visit our website.




Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. is an executive consulting firm that specializes in working with not-for-profits and for-profit businesses across Canada, assisting them in the placement of senior executives and directors.

Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. welcomes and encourages all interested applicants to apply for this position. Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion in its hiring practices, and will only make distinctions among interested applicants in accordance with the applicable Human Rights legislation.

Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. also welcomes and encourages applications from candidates with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process. If you require disability-related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact us.

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