Gormley, Ontario
Competitive annual salary plus group benefits
April 30, 2024
May 30, 2024
Job Type
CPA status
CPA Member

Maxim Group General Contracting is a recognized industry leader in the multifaceted field of exterior building restoration. Our strength lies in the competence, accountability and experience of our work force and our forthright relationships with our clients, consultants, governing bodies and associates.

We deliver to each project we undertake more than fifty years of experience as a corporation, over eighty years of management expertise and countless hundreds of years of cumulative hands-on experience in projects undertaken in different provinces.

Maxim Group has grown to be one of the largest exterior building restoration organizations in Canada through our cooperative and flexible approach to projects and their impact on the parties involved. We enjoy success due to our ongoing process of reflection on experience, innovation in methodology and the ongoing diversification of our resources.

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Reporting to, and working closely with the CFO, this position assists in all aspects of the accounting and finance functions of this $30M construction firm, as well as the company’s financial processes, tax and regulatory requirements, systems and controls.  The successful candidate will be action-oriented, and willing to roll up their sleeves to achieve business objectives.

This position builds strong working relationships with the senior management team, and other parties to create an environment with a high level of collaboration. The Controller ensures that the policies and processes provide support to the organization’s mandate and the effective delivery of results against strategic and business plans. 

This position may become partially remote following successful completion of the initial training period.


  • Participate in the development of and support the company’s strategic and financial plans, forecasts and budgeting
  • Develop and maintain tools, reports, financial analysis and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the CFO and make recommendations on both strategy and operations
  • Monitor cash flow status (daily and monthly) and ensure availability of funds as needed
  • Monitor financing strategies and activities to foster banking and bonding relationships
  • Engage positive relationship with financial partners (financial institutions, investors, auditors)
  • Work closely with the whole accounting team to ensure proper application and maintenance of all accounting systems and functions, by building an effective team dynamic
  • Coordinate periodic audits process, and prepare month end, quarter end and year end financial statements and analyses
  • Conduct periodic reconciliation of payroll, general ledger, and bank accounts
  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements (Workers Compensation and HST in different provinces, EHT, PST, and other reports required)
  • Ensure compliance to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.


  • CPA designation
  • Completion of University degree in business or accounting
  • Strong modelling skills using Jonas accounting package and ADP payroll system
  • Strong technical and analytical skills with the instinctive ability to produce accurate and timely financial reporting
  • 10 year’s finance experience in construction or manufacturing firm
  • Experience in leading an Accounting/Finance team as well as Information Technology function
  • Significant experience in construction accounting, in a multi-company environment

Skills and Abilities:

  • Business acumen
  • Strong leadership skills
  • IT savvy
  • Able to communicate effectively in English both verbal and written
  • Strong personal drive to succeed
  • Ethical conduct in all activities
  • Unwavering commitment to excellence

As part of the selection process, the successful candidate will be required to complete a criminal background and credit check.

Maxim Group General Contracting is committed to accommodating any applicant with a disability, as required by law, during the recruitment, assessment and selection process. Please notify us if you require accommodation.

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