VP Finance

Accounting & Finance
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on November 21, 2023

Are you a CPA with 15 years of progressive experience with a blend of public practice, and real estate industry experience? Do you have strong knowledge of IFRS and multi-entity consolidations experience and 5+ years leading teams? If you thrive in fast-paced and fluid environments that are scaling, we would love to hear from you.

Who- the Company:
Our client, a high growth publicly traded real estate investment and development company has a portfolio of significant development opportunities.

What- the Role:
Reporting to the CFO, the VP Finance will manage the consolidation accounting of the company and all its subsidiaries. This includes overseeing cash, accounts receivable, inventory accounting, fixed assets, accounts payable, debt, payroll, and stock option accounting. Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the accounting department functions while leading, coaching, and mentoring department staff. Some recruiting and onboarding will be required, as we grow.

  • Ensure that all financial accounting duties and public and internal reporting (month-end, quarter-end, and year-end) are completed in a timely and accurate manner. 

  • Manage the regulatory requirements with respect to quarterly and year-end financial statements and other filings.

  • Manage compliance with tax filings and requirements for both corporate and sales taxes.

  • Oversee business operations which include setting up accounting and reporting systems, implementing internal controls and systems procedures, payables/receivables, payroll, processes, and policies.

  • Resident expert for any technical accounting issues/analyses with respect to IFRS compliance.

  • Manage system selection and implementation including planning, accounting, payroll, expense, and reporting systems, together with implementation of internal controls processes, and policies.

Who- the Candidate:

  • A bachelor’s degree and CPA accounting designation

  • 15 years of progressive experience, including the last 5+ years leading a team

  • Big 4 experience, and experience in real estate development sector preferred

  • Strong knowledge of IFRS and multi-entity consolidations

  • Sound knowledge of appropriate controls and ability to review and improve processes and controls

  • Superior leadership skills, communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills

  • Strong organizational and planning skills with meticulous attention to detail

  • Strategic thinker and problem solver

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, fluid, high growth and collaborative environment

  • Strong excel skills and systems experience

How Much:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications, discretionary bonus, extended health.


When & How to Apply:
If you are qualified for, and interested in, this VP Finance role, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible as this search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out directly.  If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Thank you!