Robert Half Finance & Accounting Controller in Vancouver, British Columbia

Our Vancouver client, a successful real estate development and construction company is looking to hire Controller to join their team. Reporting to the Director, Accounting & Information Systems, the Controller is a key member of the Shared Services team, responsible for providing financial support to a number of Joint Venture Partnerships and Start-up initiatives. This position also provides leadership to the accounts payable team. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversees the finance function for the Joint Venture Partnerships and Start-up initiatives

  • Prepares monthly financial and management accounts, budgets and forecasts

  • Creates and maintains strong financial controls and processes throughout the business

  • Prepares required reporting

  • Prepares corporate tax returns and tax working papers

  • Oversee the accounts payable function

  • Assists operations to evaluate, establish and implement new business processes

  • Responds to enquiries regarding financial results and special reporting requests

  • Prepares interim and year-end audit working papers and year-end audited financial statements for external auditors

  • Establishes, maintains and continuously improves the accounting system, including creation of reports, in collaboration with the system provider

  • Liaises with operations management to provide timely, accurate financial analysis to help in either ad hoc optimization studies or ongoing margin analysis by product line

  • Provides treasury management and periodic cash flow analysis

  • Provides leadership to the accounts payable team

  • Signs cheques for assigned operating entities

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Req ID: 05060-0008949670

Functional Role: Controller

Country: Canada

State: BC

City: Vancouver

Postal Code: V7X 1L4

Compensation: $110,000.00 to $130,000.00 per year

Requirements: Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • University degree and have completed a professional accounting designation (CGA/CMA/CPA)

  • Minimum 5 years' directly related finance experience

  • Proven experience leading and motivating staff

  • Experience with complex budgets, forecasting, internal transactions and executive presentations

  • Superior attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Extensive computer knowledge, including Excel, as well as various finance systems.

  • Ability to handle conflicting deadlines and prioritize

  • Ability to professionally liaise with high-profile clientele To be considered for this role please submit your resume directly to: quoting job number 05060-0008949670.