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Corporate Controller

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on February 20, 2024
Senior leadership role, guiding a growing Accounting Team. Well-established and reputable Vancouver-based company with impressive leadership. Fast-paced, high change, and entrepreneurial work environment, with a friendly and down-to-earth corporate culture. Read Full Description

Senior leadership role, guiding a growing Accounting Team. Well-established and reputable Vancouver-based company with impressive leadership. Fast-paced, high change, and entrepreneurial work environment, with a friendly and down-to-earth corporate culture.

Who- the Company:
Our client is a successful and reputable mid-size privately held Canadian organization that was founded over 20 years ago. They are a highly regarded organization in Vancouver, renowned for its exceptional leadership and unwavering commitment to excellence. Engage in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial work environment where adaptability and creativity are key. Experience the vibrancy of a friendly, down-to-earth corporate culture that values collaboration and camaraderie.

What- the Role:
Swim Recruiting is seeking a new Corporate Controller for this great organization. The new Controller will lead a growing team of 2 people and will report directly to the GM and working closely with the President. In this pivotal role, you'll be the linchpin of their financial operations, providing strategic leadership and expert guidance. As the internal expert overseeing day-to-day accounting activities, financial reporting, payroll management, and more, you will be an integral part of the management team. SWIM will provide interested and qualified candidates with a detailed job description.

Who- the Candidate:
We are seeking a designated accountant with at least 5 years’ progressive and relevant accounting work experience within a medium-sized or larger business during high growth periods. Strong candidates will have experience training, coaching, mentoring, and leading a team. Qualified candidates will be business savvy and able to see the big picture while still managing the details. Experience with a growing a mid-size private organization is preferred, as is hands-on experience using an ERP and reporting in complex organizations. Great role for folks who thrive in a fast-paced, high-change, and entrepreneurial work environment!

  • Strong management accounting background with experience in operating business industries.

  • CPA designation a must.

  • Ability to identify areas of improvement, devise strategies, and lead implementation efforts.

  • Proficiency in financial reporting under Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE).

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to adapt style to various circumstances.

  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize workload effectively.

  • Highly adaptable, thriving in entrepreneurial and changing work environments.

  • Maintains strict confidentiality, discretion, and professionalism.

Where:
Burnaby close to transit and outstanding amenities including restaurants, and shops. More presence required in the HQ in the first few months while establishing relationships and getting to know the company. Longer term, the Controller can potentially work from home a couple days per week.

How Much:
$110,000 – $120,000 base salary commensurate with experience. The total compensation includes a performance-based bonus, 4 weeks vacation, free parking, PD support and health & dental benefits.

When & How to Apply:
This search is moving very quickly. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume (preferably in MS Word format as it works best with our internal systems). SWIM is presenting the profiles of short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for review. If you are interested in this great accounting leadership opportunity, please don’t hesitate to reach out soon. Thank you!

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