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Financial Controller

Location: Surrey, BC, Canada

Department: HRfx on behalf of MYM

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor

Our client, Make Your Mark Training and Consulting (www.mymsuccess.com), is growing and is looking for an experienced Financial Controller who is passionate about their profession and has great knowledge of all things financial and accounting. This role requires the balance of a practical mindset for accounting, with strong business acumen and a good understanding of using this information to make informed decisions.

Make Your Mark is a fast-paced, growing company in the heart of South Surrey, and they’re looking for a full-time, experienced, strategic Financial Controller to join their thriving team! The successful candidate will lead the financial and accounting resources and strategy. We expect this role to grow into our CFO as we continue to grow.

We are looking for someone exceptional who comes with years of experience, a solid accounting/finance background. Someone who makes mindful and strategic decisions, who drives results, and who will ensure that all of our financial decisions and resources are in alignment and on strategy. We are anticipating expansion into the US so need someone who has built and scaled a business of this size before, within Canada and the US.

Reporting to the COO, the ideal candidate will have experience as a financial controller/senior accountant, must be comfortable with oversight of accounting staff, financial reporting, budgets, cash flow, job costing, project profitability and other financial activities. Experience with complex job costing would be an asset.

MYM Core Values - an absolute *must* to work with the team!

  • Commitment to Excellence
  • Respect the Individual
  • Integrity
  • Open to Possibilities
  • Unconditional Gratitude
  • Community of Trust

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide accurate and timely information to the President and Operations team so informed decisions can be made.
  • Prepare management reports as required and assist with the preparation of budgets and forecasts and the performance of ad hoc analysis.
  • Preparation of budgets and financial reports and overseeing their evaluation.
  • Presenting the various accounting reports to the top management and making suitable observations and recommendations.
  • Set up internal control systems and adopting proper policies for financial reporting.
  • Reviewing financial data periodically to ensure fairness and completeness of the data.
  • Lead and take ownership of the company’s monthly and yearly closing. Ensuring timeliness and accuracy of the financial statements.
  • Prepare working papers for quarterly reviews and annual audits and liaise with external auditors.
  • Train, supervise and develop accounting staff.
  • Participation in various ad hoc projects or other duties as assigned by the COO/President. 

Skills, Education and Experience

  • CGA/CMA/CPA designation.
  • Must have a comprehensive technical and functional understanding of all accounting processes (i.e. AR, AP, bank reconciliations, cash management, general ledger, financial prep, and review).
  • 7 years related accounting experience and a well-rounded accounting background.
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and regulations.
  • Knowledge and experience working with QuickBooks Online would be an asset.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting).
  • Understanding of data analysis and forecasting.
  • Excellent management, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail oriented with strong technical and organizational skills.
  • Engaging personality, quick learner and able to handle rapidly changing requirements, work well under pressure and meet set deadlines.
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills for effective problem resolution.
  • Excellent computer skills with accounting, database, and MS Office software.
  • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task in an extremely busy environment.
  • Must be flexible if required to work outside normal working hours to meet business demands.
  • Dedicated commitment to providing superior, timely internal and external customer service.
  • Ability to handle large volumes of work and meet tight deadlines with a high level of accuracy.
  • Self-motivated, professional team player.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and grasp new concepts quickly.
  • Excellent command of the English language both verbal and written.

HRfx Consulting provides outsourced human resource solutions to small and medium sized business and is assisting our client in the collection and screening of resumes. We thank you for your interest in this position, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please do not contact MYM directly.

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