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  • Full Time
  • Long Term
  • Squamish
  • This position has been filled

Website Whistler Personnel Solutions

Find the perfect match!

A successful building company has relocated their factory and head office to Squamish and has an opening for a full-time, year-round Controller on the team.  Suitable for a designated accountant with a strong finance background, this career opportunity offers a competitive salary with benefits, year-round work and and a flexible schedule that can include part-time or full-time hours.  Go to work everyday in a great position within a great team!


About the Role:

  • Year-round, long-term steady work (no seasonal fluctuations).
  • Mon-Friday, 8:30-5pm schedule ideally (some flexibility).
  • Comprehensive extended health benefits.
  • Salary in the range of $80,000 to $100,000 per year based on experience and designation.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer supporting Women in Trades.
  • Willing to contribute to relocation costs for the perfect candidate.


The Perfect Candidate:

  • Must have a CPA designation.
  • Very hands-on and operationally strong with at least 5 years of accounting experience preferably in the construction industry.
  • Experience in financial management and planning extremely beneficial.
  • 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:

  • Lead and manage a small accounting team including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Sales Order Entry and Reception.
  • Manage the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the company’s goals and objectives, annual budgets and forecasting
  • Prepare monthly journal entries, reconciliations and internal financial statements resulting in accurate consolidated financial statements
  • Responsible for transitioning current accounting systems to a more advanced ERP system in the near future.
  • Provide management cost reports.
  • Provide financial analysis as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations.
  • Comply with local, provincial, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Create, modify or amend policy, procedures and accounting controls required for daily operation.
  • Manage cash-flows, prepare weekly cash flow and working capital reports.
  • Prepare tax filings.
  • Manage financial year end and tax process, including communication with external CFO and Accountant, preparation of working papers and related analyses.
  • Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with banks, vendors, customers and internal business/clients.
  • Assists with the preparation and monitoring of annual company budgets.
  • Prepare insurance applications.
  • Other projects and activities as directed by the EVP and CEO.



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