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Opportunity:Corporate Controller
Date Posted:9/29/2017

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Corporate Controller – Public Company

Our client in downtown Vancouver is a dynamic and growing publicly traded organization looking for an exceptional Corporate Controller with strong technical skills including solid public company reporting experience in a multi-currency consolidated reporting environment, to join their team and become part of their growth. This is a great opportunity for a leader with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, who is self-motivated, proactive, flexible, and collaborative. This role offers the opportunity to work in a really positive and flexible team environment. It offers variety as well as challenging and complex work, an opportunity to learn and grow with the company and to add value.

The role:

Reporting directly to the CFO, you will supervise a small international team in a growing company with a very busy, fast-paced, and collaborative working environment. The Corporate Controller will also be responsible for providing timely and accurate financial reporting to users, and will play a key role in planning, including annual operational budgets, developing, maintaining and evaluating efficient and effective financial control systems and providing strategic leadership and direction to all aspects of the accounting operations.  Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee accounting operations including A/P, A/R, costing and inventory; manage payroll.
  • Deliver a complete, accurate quarter end and year end package for internal and external reporting, including a multi-currency, multi company consolidation.
  • Manage the month end process and prepare month end results and reporting package, including variance analysis and key financial performance metrics.
  • Coordinate the annual budget and process, including compiling various forecast and analyses.
  • Liaise and coordinate with external auditors for the quarterly review and annual audit.
  • Analyze and prepare technical accounting memos.
  • Develop, establish and maintain internal controls, documentation and processes.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of financial and operating systems, including assisting in the selection and implementation of an ERP system.
  • Tax filing compliance with regulatory reporting requirements; assist CFO in international tax planning
  • Occasional travel may be required

 Your qualifications:

  •  Accounting Designation (CPA – CA, CMA or CGA) and degree. Big 4 experience preferred.
  • 7+ years of Canadian public company experience and 3+ years of supervisory experience including demonstrated ability to lead and oversee the accounting and finance function.
  • Solid experience with public company financial, statutory and management reporting and consolidation in a complex multi-entity and multi-currency environment.
  • Exceptional technical accounting skills and technical detail abilities including knowledge of IFRS and public company continuous disclosure requirements and an ability to write complex technical memos in a clear concise manner.
  • Strong systems abilities including advanced excel skills and proficiency in pivot tables. ERP experience including systems implementation experience would be an asset.
  • Familiarity with commodity taxation and CRA payroll rules and regulations would be an asset.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including oral and written communication.
  • Superior organization and attention to detail, along with outstanding time management and prioritization skills.

If this feels like a great fit and you meet all the requirements, please submit your resume and detailed cover letter outlining your fit with the role, in confidence as soon as possible online. For more information please contact Trish Brydon at WMC at (604) 443-3714.



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