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Controller/Chief Financial Officer - Scotia Garden Seafood - POSITION FILLED

Scotia Garden Seafood is a modern, progressive seafood and agricultural products manufacturer headquartered in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. For over 20 years, this family-owned and operated company has harvested and processed quality products which are sold and distributed globally.

The company is poised for significant growth and is now seeking a seasoned financial professional as Controller / CFO to support this growth.

What qualities are needed as Controller / CFO?

In this role, you will report directly to the President and CEO and be responsible for providing strong leadership in the areas of accounting and finance. Supervising a small team, you will oversee all day-to-day accounting, financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, cash management, insurance, risk management, internal controls, and banking.

You will also serve as the key contact person with company accountants, bankers, CRA, and other external parties.

As the ideal candidate, you are a CPA with knowledge of the manufacturing or processing sector. In addition to your well-developed technical skills in accounting and finance, you have proven organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills. Most importantly, you are a strong leader who can operate easily at both the tactical and strategic level.

A copy of the full job description can be found here.

If you are interested in this challenging opportunity, please forward your resume and a cover letter explaining your qualifications for this role. Submissions can be emailed to Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. at, quoting project number 1829 in the subject line.