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Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Richmond, BC, Canada
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Robert Half Finance is helping a renowned services company find an ambitious candidate to fill the role of a Controller. This is a leadership role with responsibility over an accounting and clerical department. The Controller plans and directs all accounting operational functions, manages the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, analyzes accounting and internal control systems, and guides departmental staff. This company offers a very competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package along with strong career growth. We are seeking someone who will motivate others by maintaining a positive detail oriented attitude; is honest, reliable and a leader; and will offer remarkable client services, managing self and others with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. You will also be responsible for key decision making and the ability to challenge, negotiate and influence the team. As a part of the leadership team, you will lead the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenge the status quo, and foster creativity throughout your area of responsibility. The Controller will be a full-time employment opportunity and will be located in the Richmond, British Columbia region. This role requires fluency in Mandarin. For more information contact Chandni Chaube 604-688-7572 ext 63226. Your responsibilities in this role - Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash - Occasionally perform duties beyond formal job responsibilities - Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed - Manage monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, the reconciliations of accounts, and G/L analysis - Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection - Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll - Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation - Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies - Review deliverables of self and team to align with client expectations - Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis - Present monthly financial reports to executive committee and partners


- Self-starter and strong ethical standards - Outstanding technology, analytics and management experience required - CPA required - BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field - Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment - Corporate Tax experience preferred - Proficiency in account reconciliation - Company Internal Control experience desired - Excellent oral and written communication skills - Ability to meet deadlines - Able to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds - Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued - 10+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred - Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills - Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement - Knowledge of and current recent experience with IFRS

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