Skip to content
Job Opening

Controller / Chief Financial Officer Open

Dartmouth, NS

Creative Flooring Solutions is a successful group of companies representing several well-known brands, including Wacky’s Flooring, Taylor Flooring, Ralph Connor Co., Provincial Flooring, Hallmark Marine, and Aya Kitchens Atlantic. Based in Dartmouth, NS, the company has retail and commercial operations throughout the Maritimes and in Toronto.

The company is poised for continued growth and is now seeking a seasoned financial professional as Controller / Chief Financial Officer.

What qualities are needed in this role?

In this role, you will report directly to the President and CEO and be responsible for providing strong leadership in finance and accounting. Supervising a team of 15 people, including two controllers and managers of inventory and credit, you will oversee all financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, cash management, insurance, risk management, internal controls, taxation, and banking. 

You will also participate in the 8-member management committee and serve as the key contact person with the company’s external accountants, bankers, lawyers, and insurance and benefits providers.

As the ideal candidate, you are a CPA with industry experience. Strong consideration will also be given to candidates from a professional practice background. In addition to your well-developed expertise in finance and accounting, you have proven organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills. Most importantly, you are a strong leader who can operate efficiently at both the tactical and strategic levels.

A copy of the job description, organizational chart and core values can be found here.

If you are interested in this challenging opportunity with a highly successful company, please forward your resume and a cover letter explaining your qualifications for this role. Submissions can be emailed to Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. at apply@geraldwalsh.com,  quoting project number 1954 in the subject line.

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and gender identity.