Current Opportunities

Assistant Controller – Commercial Real Estate

My client, a successful and privately owned commercial real estate company, is in search of a talented ASSISTANT CONTROLLER (SouthsideEdmonton, Alberta) who wants grow their career in a dynamic, vibrant and collaborative environment. Boasting direct experience in commercial real estate, inclusive of property management, you will be responsible for helping lead the day-to-day property and operational accounting. Your proven track record for maneuvering in a hands-on strategic manner, working and mentoring a small team and partnering with the Controller, owners and other company personnel, will add to your success in this role.

The Company |  This entrepreneurial group has a long standing history and strong reputation for being savvy and timely. They continue to evolve and grow, increasing and managing their own assets. They have an engaged and happy employee group demonstrated by extremely low turnover.

Your Talent | Added to your strong technical accounting experience and designation is your propensity to act as strong right hand person and collaborator with the Corporate Controller.  You approach your work from a tactical, accurate and strategic mindset.  Your strong understanding of accounting principles have been valuable in your managing end-to-end full-cycle accounting. You welcome an opportunity where you can ensure that all financial and administrative functions are conducted in an efficient, timely, and accurate manner, enhancing controls and systems as required to manage risk and meet company and compliance objectives.

Who You Are |  You are an emotionally intelligent professional who appreciates building mutual trust with those you work with, especially wth the senior leadership team. Your self-awareness and confidence has aided you in your ability to communicate and connect with people. You like to be recognized for your intelligence and utilized for your wide ranging accouting savvy. Possessing confident leadership and risk management skills, you have no problem speaking up and even debating something you believe in. As a critical thinker, you are naturally curious and will ask questions whilst demonstrating a high level of resourcefulness.  Process, accuracy and creating positive work flow are behaviours that have allowed you to produce favourable outcomes. You like an integrated, respectful and flexible work environment that practices work-life balance.   Being supported to grow your competencies is must and demonstrates that you are with a company who wants to invest in you.

INTERESTED? | Reporting to the Controller, this position offers a competitive compensation package, including benefits upon commencement , licences/fees, flexible work schedule, parking.  Possessing post-secondary education and experience in Commercial Real Estate (property) along with managing the accounting for a group of companies, will set you up for better success. If you have a desire to feel valued and contribute to a successful business, please contact or send your resume in confidence to Cindy Nicholls Smith, Principal, at All information shared is kept in the strictest of confidence, in keeping with applicable laws and standards.

Please note that due to the high volume of candidates responding to this job, only those candidates who possess the backgrounds and requirements will be contacted. AVID EXEC thanks all those who respond and will keep your information for future consideration. Candidates who possess the ability to work in Canada and currently reside in Edmonton, along with possessing the experience and requirements listed above, will be considered.

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