Manager, Assistant Controller (Canada)


Division: Corporate Finance and Accounting

Job location: Anywhere in Canada – Remote  

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Employment type: Full-time permanent employment in a remote work setting



A little about us

Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you!


We’re a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We’re driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team who bring their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71, Greybeard and Whistler.


Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.


Job summary

You’re a dynamic finance leader with a successful track record for building and improving processes. You thrive in a collaborative space where you can work with like-minded individuals to achieve goals and ensure successful KPIs. You enjoy reviewing complex sets of data and introducing innovative solutions that allow organizations to be on the cutting-edge of the industry – and this is why we have the perfect role for you!


We’re looking for a vibrant leader to plant their roots with us as a Manager, Assistant Controller (Canada). In this role, you will report into the Director, Global Corporate Controller and oversee and provide Finance leadership for Aurora’s Canadian cannabis operations. You will work closely with all levels of the organization and provide strategic leadership to enhance and maintain consistent accounting policies, procedures, and controls for our Canadian operations. Sound interesting? Keep reading…


As the Assistant Controller (Canada) you will…

  • Manage daily, month end/quarter end/year end closing procedures across Accounting / Finance, including facilitating review meetings and analytics, ensuring results are accurate and timely
  • Support a high-performing team of professionals to ensure continuous growth and development at Aurora through effective performance management, training, and coaching programs
  • Review reconciliations prepared by other team members, ensuring completeness and accuracy across the trial balance, and delivery of accurate financial statements
  • Ensure all journal entries are IFRS and SOX compliant
  • Facilitate the preparation of monthly financial analysis and reports for both Flash and month end/quarter end close
  • Liaise with the Corporate Finance leadership team to ensure timely, complete and accurate delivery of financial information and results for monthly and quarterly consolidation
  • Review variances, including actual to budgeted results, and forecasts, together with relevant financial and operational analyses to support all reporting requirements
  • Design, implement and maintain internal controls to support a SOX compliant multi-national organization
  • Actively lead process improvement initiatives and technology enhancements, including the standardization of reports and improvement to consolidation process
  • Participate in annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes and special projects, including the ERP rollout initiative
  • Coordinate with external auditors on quarterly reviews and annual audits and respond to inquiries and provide ad hoc reporting as needed

You will be setup for success if you have…

  • 5 + years of relevant work experience as a finance leader and people manager in a publicly traded company environment
  • Relevant post-secondary education, such as a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting, with a CPA designation (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)
  • Prior experience working with complex consolidation for a global multi-national organization and using ERP software (asset)


You’re the ideal candidate because….

  • You are an excellent communicator and can connect with all levels of an organization to convey complex information in engaging formats 
  • You are a natural relationship-builder and can nurture long-term partnerships to satisfy agendas and collaborate effectively in a team setting
  • You are a dynamic navigator and can quickly adapt to new environments with changing priorities and maintain a high-level of accuracy when doing so
  • You are a client-obsessed leader who goes above and beyond to exceed the expectations of others and cultivate successful outcomes



With us, you'll find a place where you belong and love where you work with competitive compensation, stock options, RRSP matching, performance bonuses, remote-work, benefits, virtual happy hours, 420 celebrations and more! We will go above and beyond to prioritize your success and help you #GrowWithAurora. Learn more by visiting our Careers Page - Careers - Aurora Global Leader in Cannabis (



Next steps

Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by our Talent Acquisition Team and we will contact you if we see a fit via email.


Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity. Not the role for you? Share this posting with your network while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities (hot tip: if you are an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by sharing this posting with someone in your network! If they are the successful candidate, you may be eligible for a bonus!).


Diversity and inclusion

At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.


Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!



Health and safety

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.








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