Oakville, ON, CA, L4K5X6

CRH Canada

Job ID:  487357 

Work Type:  Full Time Permanent 


It is a great time to join the CRH Canada team! CRH Canada is going through an exciting business transformation which demands first-class Talent Management support to drive results.

We are building a world- class team. Make your mark!

You will be a successful addition to our team if you look at change as an opportunity to develop and contribute to the business. You will be successful in your role if you like partnering with the business, presenting new ideas and providing excellent customer service.


Dufferin Construction, A CRH Company is currently hiring a Controller to join

their growing team!


Calling All Controllers looking to be a part of an exciting and innovative team!


Who we are

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top 100 Employers and under the long established and respected name of Dufferin Construction, a CRH Company, we operate a multi-million construction business which provides construction services throughout Southern Ontario and on key projects across Canada. Founded in 1912, Dufferin Construction has built a solid reputation for market excellence, drawing on a rich history and a strong heritage of quality, stability and innovative leadership in the marketplace. Dufferin Construction is one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the industry, employing over 1000 people.


Dufferin Construction offers a wide range of construction services that cater to the Heavy Civil, Commercial/Industrial, Municipal and Land Development market segments.



Why Work with Us?


  • Competitive Compensation packages
  • Group Medical, Extended Health and Dental Plan starting from Day 1
  • Voluntary Savings Program – TFSA & RRSP
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Three – Four weeks’ vacation
  • Service Awards ​
  • Bridge Scholarship Program​
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Discounts on gym membership, telecommunications, home and auto insurance



Job Description:


Provide strategic decision support and financial guidance to the General Manager of the Business Unit (BU) and their management team, Create and maintain a strong control environment while ensuring full transparency through analyses and recommendations.  Drive process improvements, build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders; maintain accounting and financial compliance of the BU.


Position Responsibilities:


  • Contribute to the overall business strategy of the BU.  Actively participate in the strategic, operational, and tactical activities of the BU.
  • Active member of the BU Management Team and the Divisional Controller’s team.
  • Conduct financial analyses and participate in management decisions to achieve business objectives.
  • Responsible for the integrity of the BU financial statements, forecasts, and budgets.
  • Create full financial transparency to all stakeholders and recommend appropriate courses of action when results differ from plan.
  • Ensure controls are in place to safeguard the company’s assets.
  • Lead, manage, and execute the financial planning & budgeting processes of the BU.
  • Ensure BU compliance to accounting and financial policies (IFRS, A/R, Inventory, Capital Expenditures controlling and monitoring).
  • Educate BU Management & Staff on financial processes/policies and the financial impact of business & operational decisions.  Drive process improvements.
  • Understand the business, operations, key drivers, and success factors.
  • Challenge mgt. and staff to drive operational efficiencies and accurate forecasting.
  • Focus on cost controlling & reduction initiatives and ensure that unfavourable variances are addressed in a timely manner.  
  • Responsible for assisting the GM and team in working capital and cash flow management.
  • Assist in special projects or assignments in the BU, Division, or Corporate Office as requested.
  • Minimal travel requirements outside of GTA.  Occasional travel within GTA.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration – finance or an equivalent combination of studies and experience.
  • Accounting designation required (CA, CGA, CMA, or CPA). MBA is an asset.
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in accounting and finance.
  • Experience in Manufacturing/Construction industries or in a similar role is an asset.
  • Experience in another discipline is helpful (i.e. marketing or engineering).
  • Position Dimensions (i.e., communication skills, planning, teamwork, technical knowledge, leadership, initiative)
  • Highly adaptable with strong leadership skills, the successful candidate possesses the ability to lead across several functional areas..
  • Ability to operate in a matrix environment with competing deliverables and deadlines
  • Excellent oral & written skills in English (knowledge of French is an asset, not required)
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills and team player 




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CRH Canada Group Inc. recognizes Canada’s diverse landscape. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Date:  Dec 1, 2023

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