Assistant Controller

An exciting and immediate career opportunity is currently available at WFCU Credit Union for an:

ASSISTANT CONTROLLER

As the Assistant Controller, you will provide day-to-day support in the area of finance and accounting. You will assist the finance and accounting department by completing relevant activities in a timely manner such as documentation, posting, preparing reports, and analyzing records. You will also be required to provide ad-hoc analysis and reporting on specific accounting or financial information.

In summary, the Assistant Controller will:

  • Manage all aspects of the general ledger, including updating and posting journal entries.
  • Perform month end duties such as reconciliations, analysis, internal reporting, and regulatory reporting.
  • Assist in the preparation, analysis and interpretation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports to support decision making; including the drafting of memos and whitepapers on relevant accounting issues.
  • Examine and analyze accounting and financial records, documents, and systems to ensure accuracy and compliance with established standards, regulations, procedures, and internal controls.
  • Preparation of the consolidated financial statements and related disclosures.
  • Analyze and report on financial statement variances.
  • Assist with budget and LCE (Latest Current Estimate - Forecasting) process.
  • Work with both internal and external auditors, including the development of spreadsheets and working papers to support financial statement balances.
  • Research accounting issues to ensure compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Assist with governance reporting including board and executive committees.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

The “must-have” skills and qualifications that we’re looking for are:

  • The successful candidate must demonstrate exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • The successful candidate must be well-organized with a refined attention to detail.
  • The ability to analyze data using Excel functionality is vital. The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent proficiency in the MS Office suite of applications, and have the technological flexibility to learn and utilize new software applications unique to the organization.
  • The successful candidate must be certified as a Chartered Professional Accountant with a minimum of three to five years of experience in an accounting/finance role.
  • The successful candidate needs to be able to follow both a team-oriented and an independent learning approach to their role with proficiency prioritizing tasks.
  • The ability to thrive in an environment that requires a high degree of multi-tasking and strong time management skills is necessary.

 If you feel you’re a great fit, let us know why!

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications may be sent to the attention of:

Elliott Duda
Recruitment Lead - WFCU Credit Union
3000 Marentette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N8X 4G2
careers@wfcu.ca

WFCU Credit Union will accommodate the needs of candidates with disabilities through our recruitment process as we are made aware of these requests.  The accommodation will be based on the individual needs of the job candidate.

Working at WFCU Credit Union
For the fourth consecutive year, WFCU Credit Union has been certified as a Great Place to Work®, as well as repeatedly having been named one of the Best Workplaces in Canada™. Be part of a team committed to providing members with a high level of service while making the communities we serve the best places to live and work. 

As an employee of WFCU Credit Union, you'll have the opportunity to work in a positive, goal-driven, and professional environment. Experience our unmatched commitment to opportunities for professional and self-development, employee wellness, competitive compensation and a culture of celebration! 

Our award-winning HR philosophy to "hire the best, treat them well, and see them stay" is a point of pride and a key factor in our employees' success and WFCU Credit Union's success. We seek the best and brightest professionals and provide them with ample opportunity for advancement. Our industry-leading compensation package includes comprehensive benefits and training programs plus a fantastic wellness program with several distinctive perks. 

It's an exciting time to join our team. To find out more, apply today!  

About WFCU Credit Union
WFCU Credit Union is a leading, progressive financial organization headquartered in Southwestern Ontario. Proudly serving residents, community organizations, small businesses, commercial entities, and public institutions for over 80 years, WFCU Credit Union is the sixth-largest credit union in Ontario and 21st largest credit union in Canada.

With nine retail locations in Windsor-Essex as well as three retail locations in the Waterloo Region through ECU – A Division of WFCU Credit Union and one digital entity, Omnia Direct, we pride ourselves on serving the individual needs of over 60,000 members.