Harris Computer Systems

  • Controller

    Job Location CA-ON-Ottawa
    Posted Date 5 months ago(2/6/2018 12:26 PM)
    Job ID
  • Position Overview



    Harris Corporate has an exciting opportunity to be a member of the Finance team as Controller.  The Controller will work closely with a vertical groups VP of Finance and Senior Management team in providing financial support and analysis for the vertical.


    This is an excellent opportunity for someone to come on board our Corporate Finance team as our company is growing organically!



    Primary Functions

    • Understanding the divisional operations and how they drive the financial results;
    • Preparing revenue recognition schedules and related journal entries for software implementation contracts. These contracts are accounted for using the percent complete method;
    • Providing support to the divisional EVP’s and VP’s as needed;
    • Preparing information requests and responding to questions during quarterly reviews and the annual audit; and
    • Responsible for the accuracy, completeness and timely completion of the monthly financial statements.
    • Review and analyze monthly results and prepare reporting to senior management
    • Manage accounting staff including analyst, AR and AP
    • Interact with internal and external auditors.
    • Assisting with forecasting of net revenues and operating expenses;
    • Assisting in the management of divisional work-in-process and accounts receivable including oversight of the collections process;
    • Ensure that established control procedures are in place and identify control risks
    • Assist in due diligence and integrating new acquisitions into the finance group
    • Special projects & ad hoc reporting as required.


    To meet this challenge you must possess a high level of initiative and energy as required to succeed in a fast-paced evolving environment, as well as several of the following skills:

    • Excellent analytical, research and problem solving skills;
    • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel;
    • Strong communication and people skills;
    • Ability to meet deadlines in a rapidly changing business environment;
    • Ability to work independently and balance competing demands;
    • Knowledge of Great Plains is an asset.

    Completion of a professional accounting designation program (CPA) is required.

    Company Overview

    Harris is a member of the Constellation Software Inc. group of companies. Constellation Software is a rapidly growing conglomerate of vertical market software (VMS) companies; each focused upon dominating its respective market niche. Constellation's growth is based on a simple strategy: identify promising VMS firms; acquire them; and then integrate them into the Constellation family while building on their fundamental strengths to help them become world class organizations.

    Harris is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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