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  • Long Term
  • Whistler

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A busy heli-skiing company voted the “World’s Best Heli Ski Operation”, has an opening for a Controller/Accountant to undertake all aspects of financial management including basic bookkeeping responsibilities.  Perfect for an experienced and designated Accountant with a wide range of knowledge and skills in corporate accounting.  Offering an excellent wage of $80k to $100k per year, flexible work schedule to allow for plenty of play time, and fun, team-oriented office environment.


About the role:

  • Full time, year-round long-term career role.
  • 40 hours per week with flexibility in scheduling to enjoy the slopes and/or bike park!
  • Excellent wage in the range of $80,000 to $100,000 per year based on experience and qualifications.
  • Extended health benefits and access to Spirit Pass
  • 20 cm rule applies!
  • Fun, team-oriented office environment.
  • Occasional heli-skiing trip and summer visits to the lodge.


The Perfect Candidate:

  • Proven experience in the accounting field preferably in an accounting firm.
  • Must have a broad range of experience.
  • Advanced degree in Accounting / CPA required.
  • Very hands-on and operationally strong with at least 5 years of accounting experience in an accounting firm.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures, financial management and planning, budget and forecasting.
  • Experience with general ledger functions, month-end/year end close process and creating financial statements.
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and report writing skills.
  • Excellent team leader with minimum 5 years of supervisory experience and positive energy who is open minded, flexible and approachable.
  • A creative problem-solver who enjoys a fast-paced environment and thrives under pressure.
  • Has a take charge, ‘make it happen’ approach and will deliver an immediate impact.


Duties / Responsibilities include:

  • Corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, development of internal control policies and procedures.
  • Manage all finance and accounting operations including basic bookkeeping tasks.
  • Monitor all financial transactions and manage chart of accounts.
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of budgets, financial statements, and financial forecasts.
  • Ensure compliance with all gov’t and industry reporting requirements.
  • Aid in analyzing the feasibility of development and expansion opportunities.
  • Develop and document a system of accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Ensure accurate reporting to ownership.
  • Work with sales team and office administrator to ensure sales revenue is entered properly in the reservations software.
  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner and that all reasonable discounts are taken.
  • Financial Risk management.
  • Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly.
  • Manage all Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition.
  • Process payroll in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed.
  • Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis.
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system.
  • Prepare and publish timely quarterly financial statements.
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of budgets and financial forecasts and report variances.
  • Manage and comply with industry and government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Manage all out sourced accounting and bookkeeping services.
  • Support month-end and year-end close process.
  • Ensure quality control over all financial transactions and financial reporting.
  • Additional controller duties as necessary.


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