Assistant Financial Controller
Avmax Group Inc
Calgary, AB, CAN
5d ago

Core Competencies

  • Communication, verbal and written
  • Flexibility
  • In-depth GAAP & fundamental accounting knowledge
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Multi-tasking
  • Organizational skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Problem-solving
  • Professionalism
  • Relationship building and management
  • Key Performance Indicators / Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in the oversight and responsibility for full-cycle accounting and all financial transactions of the assigned entity.
  • Ensuring that the books and records of the entity are kept in accordance with GAAP.

  • Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions.
  • Assist in the design, implement and maintain client monthly / quarterly / annual reporting (financial, lease, and operations reporting), forecasting, and budgeting standards and processes to ensure compliance and effective business management.
  • Ensure all statutory requirements of the organization are met.
  • Maintain regular contact and build solid working relationships with the Operations personnel by providing necessary financial information and support.
  • Ensure evolving Operations requirements are anticipated and integrated into the accounting and finance processes.

  • Assist internal and external audits : manage the audit workflow and deliverables and liaise with auditors as required.
  • Provide information and assist the financial consolidation process as required.
  • Evaluate current processes and controls, recommend process improvements to the CFO and implement appropriate process improvements that demonstrate fiduciary due care.
  • Sustain and continue to grow a highly engaged team through effective management; communicating direction, mentoring, managing performance, coaching and developing direct reports, and empowering individuals to make decisions and be accountable for their actions.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

  • Professional accounting designation (firm-trained CPA) with an advanced accounting education combined and a university degree in a related discipline;
  • Team player capable of contributing operationally and cooperatively as a member of the accounting management team;
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills. Proven ability to communicate in a variety of formats and demonstrated ability to communicate with confidence in internal and external meetings and group presentation settings;
  • Be seen and known for professionalism, integrity, and high personal standards as demonstrated by their actions, personal interactions and deliverables;
  • Proven ability to plan, prioritize and assign work, motivate and coach team members, manage deliverables to budget and schedule, solve problems and make effective decisions.
  • Capability to chart future courses based on evaluation of current situations and past experience;
  • Advanced competencies in accounting standards (ASPE / IFRS), finance, audit, and design, implementation, and presentation of advanced financial and business reporting;
  • Highly self-motivated with outgoing personality and a desire to contribute to the strategic and financial success of the organization;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and the ability to manage conflicting priorities within structured deadlines and deliverables;
  • Able to work overtime during month-end and year-end (especially during audit period);
  • Able to travel inside and outside of Canada (occasional travel may be needed);
  • Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible accounting experience in general industry.
  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Exceptional Excel skills is a must; Microsoft Navision experience considered an asset.
  • We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Avmax Group Inc. is dedicated to, and prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and welcome the diversity of all of our employees.

    Avmax Group Inc. has specific policies in place to prevent discrimination in our hiring practices on the basis of the protected grounds dictated by Canadian legislation.

    We therefore encourage applications from qualified Aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.

    In order to be in compliance with the law, employees must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

    Avmax Careers - Canada

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