Job Opportunity – Commissionaires

Commissionaires Ottawa is a not-for-profit company with a strong social mandate to provide meaningful employment to former members of the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and others who wish to contribute to the security and well-being of Canadians.

Supervisor, Budgets and Contracts Company Overview

Commissionaires Ottawa is currently seeking for a dynamic Supervisor, Budgets and Contracts who has management abilities, is an effective communicator and is able to inspire others to contribute to the company mission and vision.

Position Summary

The incumbent acts in a supervisory role as an expert in preparing bid estimates, advising on analytical strategies, and preparing and advising on budget report. They are responsible for accurate budget analysis and feedback and oversee contract database administration, to ensure timeliness and accuracy of all changes and overall integrity of the database. They work with internal stakeholders and senior managers to develop management reporting tools and help streamline existing processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness. The incumbent acts as a backup to the Controller in their absence.


Education & Professional / Technical Knowledge:

Holds CPA designation

Must have 5 years’ experience working in accounting of mid to large organizations

Experience with Enterprise Accounting Software (i.e. Great Plains, Microsoft Dynamics) which includes modules for A/R, A/P, and G/L

Proven understanding of database management and accounting principles, procedures and processes

Enhanced Reliability or the ability to obtain

Speak, read & write fluently in English (Fluency in French would be considered an asset) Skills & Abilities:

Advanced skills using Excel

Intermediate understanding of project accounting

Ability to prioritize and work independently

Very strong analytical and problem solving skills

Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and keen attention to detail

Ability to communicate clearly and precisely

Ability to operate in a multi-tasking environment

Demonstrated understanding of full cycle accounting (including month end and year end closing)

Previous supervisory experience

Application Process

If you are interested in this opportunity please send your resume and cover letter, no later than 9 May2016 to,quoting reference #16/101.

We  appreciate the  interest  of allapplicants;  however, only those consideredforinterview willbe contacted.

Qualified current or past members of the Canadian Forces or RCMP are encouraged to apply.

We encourage qualified women, aboriginal persons, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.