Financial Controller
CanMar Recruitment
Vancouver, British Columbia, CA
3d ago

The Financial Controller will report to the Chief Financial Officer and will be responsible for the accounting operations of the company and all its subsidiary corporations to ensure the efficient handling of day-

to-day accounting transactions, cash management and risk management in a high financial transparency environment. This includes production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of accounting records and associated systems, and production of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk.

  • YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES : Manage all aspects of the corporate and accounting operations including the review of journal entries, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and statutory reporting;
  • Formulate financial strategies resulting in short- and long-term plans for the finance department; calculate and issue financial and operating metrics;
  • Create, modify or amend policy, procedures and accounting controls required for daily operations and production of accurate and timely financial records and statements to ensure accounting activities are in accordance with legal, regulatory and company policies andprocedures;
  • discuss and review strategy, policy deployment, and key operational issues with Senior Level Management; Maintain a system of controls and monitor day-

  • to-day transactions and conduct full cycle accounting including complete and timely financial statement preparation, financial reporting and entries onto the GL, schedules and audit working papers for year end and quarterly financials;
  • Proactively advise and support management regarding financial decisions and provide regular status updates; Prepare and analyze cash-

  • flow projections and prepare budgets; Prepare and complete month end reconciliation process; manage AP / AR and billing; Review and oversee the preparation of bank draws and proformas for projects;
  • Process journal entries and prepare and file GST / PST and WCB remittances; comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings;
  • Maintain comprehensive capital assets schedule; Lead and mentor junior accountants and administrators as required; Prepare monthly variance analysis for P&L items and for all balance sheet items;
  • report significant discrepancies to Senior Level Management; Maintain key relationships with banks and lenders; coordinate with external accountants and auditors as required;
  • and Conduct ad hoc financial analyses as required by Senior Level Management as required.


  • WHAT YOU BRING : Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration; CPA Designation required; Expertise in accounting and financial principles and governance (ASPE, IFRS, and GAAP);
  • In-depth knowledge of financial reporting; and Proficiency in technical applications and preparation of financial reports and statements.

    You Are ADAPTABLE and FLEXIBLE, capable of anticipating issues, acting proactively and taking initiative during changes in business needs and priorities.

    You Are a CONSULTATIVE LEADER with well-developed business acumen and strong management and coaching skills; capable of thriving in a high-

    volume environment and working effectively with company leaders and cross-functional teams. You Are a PROBLEM SOLVER, SOLUTIONS ORIENTED and ANALYTICAL, strongly skilled in delivering results and driving impact.

  • YOUR EXPERIENCE : 5 years’ progressive leadership experience in full cycle accounting and previous experience as a Controller;
  • professional experience in the cannabis industry considered a strong asset; Demonstrated focus and consistent performance;
  • Solid understanding and experience with raw and finished production inventory; Strong experience in both privately and publicly held companies;
  • and Experience working in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment. WHAT OUR CLIENT OFFERS : Competitive Compensation Package Rapid growth and advancement potential Learning and development opportunities Dynamic and innovative environment Exceptional culture If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply with an updated resume in MS Word Format.

    Due to the volume of resumes we receive, only those applicants whose skill set match our requirements will be contacted.

    All applicants must have legal authorization to work in Canada for an unlimited period of time.

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