Current Opportunities


My client, a successful and privately owned commercial real estate group of companies, is in search of a talented CONTROLLER (Edmonton, Alberta) who wants grow their career in a dynamic, vibrant and collaborative environment. Possessing a CPA designation and boasting direct experience in commercial real estate, you will be responsible for leading the day-to-day operational accounting for all companies, including reporting, finacial statement generation, managing compliance, and audit preparation. Your proven track record for maneuvering in a hands-on strategic manner, leading a small team and partnering with 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, bolstered by owners who each possess intuitive and practiced skill sets that have added to their success. They continue to evolve and grow, increasing and managing their own assets beyond that of attracting business and investors to their other diversified related real estate opportunities.

Your Talent | Added to your strong technical accounting experience and designation is your propensity to act as strong right hand person and collaborator with company leaders.  You approach your work from a transactional 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. You have an equally fulfilling life outside of work that allows you to recharge and also provides you with some good fodder for those Monday morning chitchats.

INTERESTED? | Reporting to the ownership, this position offers a six-figure competitive compensation package, including benefits, licences/fees, education support and paid underground parking; beyond that of being able to work remotely at times.  Possessing a CPA  designation with a supplementary post-secondary education and experience in Commercial Real Estate (property, asset, mortgage, trusts, investors, partnerships) 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.

Pre-Employment Requirements:  Security Clearance and Proof of COVID Vaccinations.

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 will be given priority.

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