Assistant Controller

Working With Telelink

Telelink is growing again. We're looking for someone to grow with us as we expand our accounting department. The Assistant Controller is responsible for providing accounting support in all areas of financial processes and reporting. The ideal candidate is more than just a numbers person, they have impeccable attention to detail, a desire to learn, technical know-how, and last but not least, the ideal candidate is incredibly organized while juggling multiple priorities. 

Job Title: Assistant Controller

Reports to: Director of Finance

Responsibilities and Duties

Accounts Payable: 
  • Code and post invoices
  • Ensure timely payment of invoices
  • Maintain electronic vendor files

Process team expense claims Assist Director of Finance with Monthly Financial Statement Preparation:

  • Prepare and post journal entries
  • Analyze general ledger accountsReconcile general ledger accounts such as prepaids, bank accounts, etc.
  • Reconcile credit card statements to general ledger

Backup for Invoice Processing:

  • Prepare and post accounts receivable invoices
  • Respond to customer billing requests
  • Process customer payments and make bank deposits

Backup for Payroll Processing:

  • Extract payroll information and ensure it is transferred to payroll supplier
  • Prepare and process unplanned payroll payment requests
  • Prepare and post bi-weekly payroll journal entries

Data Management and Reporting:

  • Provide financial and customer reporting and analysis as required
  • Provide proactive insights based on customer financial data to assist the Customer Success and Sales teams


  • Participate in the budgeting process including budget preparation
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual reporting on actuals to budget 

Other Duties and Tasks:

  • Act as a department Subject Matter Expert (SME) for key technology/tools in the accounting department
  • Assist with preparations for audits
  • Prepare funding applications with required supporting documentation 

Knowledge and Experience Requirements 

  • Strong knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of accepted accounting principals
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse company
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
  • Experience in accounting software, preferably Sage
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Positive, upbeat attitude
  • Ability to spot efficiencies and willingness to implement changes when required
  • PowerBI experience would be an asset
  • AI platforms, such as Copilot and understanding of its applications in accounting processes would be an asset  

Education and experience requirements

  • Post-secondary diploma with a focus in accounting or relevant work experience  
  • A certificate in accounting would be considered an asset  


  • Accuracy of financial information and reporting
  • Timeliness of monthly close process
  • Days payables outstanding and alignment with purchase approval process
  • Other financial KPIs to be determined 

Competencies Required

  • Strong verbal, written, interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite of applications. 
  • University degree (Business preferred) or equivalent work experience. 
  • Experience working in a safety-related role is an advantage.  

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Work schedule will be Monday to Friday 9-5 with a hybrid working model. Schedule of days to be worked in the office will fluctuate based on deadlines.
  • From time to time, you may have to work outside of regular hours
  • The call centre is a 24x7x365 operation and you will be required to occasionally provide emergency support after business hours.

If this sounds like you, please send your resume and cover letter to

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