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Corporate Comptroller

St Lawrence Seaway Management Corp

Cornwall, Ontario

The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) is a not-for-profit corporation responsible for the safe and efficient movement of marine traffic through the Canadian Seaway facilities, which consists of 13 of the 15 locks between Montreal and Lake Erie. The Corporation plays a pivotal role in ensuring that the waterway remains a safe and well-managed system.  The Corporation promotes efficiency and responsiveness to the needs of shipping interests, ports, marine agencies, and provincial and state jurisdictions.

SLSMC is seeking a Corporate Comptroller to join the team.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Corporate Comptroller provides leadership and coordination of the Corporation’s financial planning and analysis, budget management, internal auditing and controls, cash management, payroll, and insurance, as well as the financial policies and procedures. Leading a team, the Corporate Comptroller supports the CFO in financial business analysis and management consulting to the executive committee, ensures the company accounting procedures conforms to generally accepted accounting principles and that enterprise risks (operational, financial, environment, etc.) are appropriately assessed, managed and audited.

As the ideal candidate, you have a professional accounting designation with 8+ years of experience in accounting, or financial management, including direct team supervision.  Sound knowledge in the areas of internal controls and risk management are additionally sought.  Experience in the application of public sector accounting standards, working within a unionized environment and being commercially minded will serve you well in this role.  Proficiency in both official languages is strongly preferred.

To explore this opportunity, please contact Michelle Richard or Renée Young at 613.742.3201, or by email at

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