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Assistant Controller

Syntax Systems Limited
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
20-25 cad/hr.
November 11, 2016

Syntax is a leader in providing cloud and implementation services for JD Edwards. We are both an Oracle Platinum Partner and an IBM Premier Partner with locations in Canada and the US.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Controller, we are looking for an Assistant Controller who would assist in the preparation of statements that follow all regulatory and accounting guidelines, be responsible for identifying and preventing discrepancies and helping set up control systems. The successful candidate is organized, efficient, is great with excel, has a good eye for detail, is reliable and able to carry out tasks autonomously and collaboratively. Your goal is to keep the accounting and financial processes of the company up to standard and help with ad hoc reporting.


Assist in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with official guidelines and requirements (manage journal entries, reconcile accounts for the monthly or annual closing, etc.)

Help in the preparation of reports for management or regulatory bodies

Cash flow management and bank reconciliations

Participate in preparation for the annual audit

Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with legislation and established best practices

Assist in the preparation of budgets or forecasts

Help with special projects (IT system changes and upgrades, etc.)


Excellent knowledge of MS Office (especially excel) and accounting software (e.g. JD Edwards)

Well-organized with ability to prioritize

Strong knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting, data analysis, forecasting, etc.)

Attention to detail and problem-solving ability

Solid knowledge of ASPE (Accounting standards for private entities) and regulations

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Proven experience as assistant controller or other similar position



Bachelor degree in accounting, finance or relevant field

3-5 Years of relevant experience

CPA designation is a plus

Canadian Citizens and those authorized to work in Canada are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Email your resume highlighting your relevant experience. Reference 9100-02i.

NOTE: Unfortunately, we will not be able to reply to applicants who do not meet the above criteria.

Since 1972, Syntax has been providing comprehensive technology solutions to businesses of all sizes throughout North America with thousands of customers trusting Syntax with their IT services and ERP needs. Since 1997, Syntax has focused on JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and JD Edwards World while supporting and enhancing its SDM product line. Today, as an Oracle Platinum Partner and IBM Premier Partner, Syntax is a leader in providing cloud and implementation services for JD Edwards. From their multiple offices in Canada and across the U.S., Syntax delivers a leading combination of software, services and cloud solutions to meet the needs of its diverse range of customers. Syntax's cloud offerings, including their best in class Enterprise Cloud for ERP continues to grow and accelerate; a unique offering that safely hosts and manages critical business applications