Controller

TFG Financial Corporation - Burnaby, BC (30 days ago)

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Controller

Looking for the right opportunity to join a best in class team? If you are high energy, driven and passionate we want you!

TFG Financial Corporation (formerly Travelers Financial Corp) is one of the largest independent commercial equipment finance companies in Canada. TFG offers a wide range financing solutions to commercial and industrial sectors including heavy equipment, transportation, mining, oil, gas, manufacturing, construction and government infrastructure.

What we offer:

· Comprehensive medical and dental benefits

· Centrally located, ½ block from the Gilmore Skytrain station, in a brand new 15,000 sq. ft. office space

· Leaders who support your development

· Ability to make a difference and lasting impact

· Opportunity to take on progressively greater accountabilities

The Opportunity:

The Controller is fully accountable for the timely preparation of accurate financial statements, accounting and financial activities, and to support the Chief Financial Officer in achieving the strategic financial and commercial objectives of the group of businesses. This position manages the operations of the accounting team including, team members that prepare financial statements along with accounts receivable, payable and employee expense reimbursements for the group of companies.

§ Lead the accounting team in their daily duties, including training and advising where required, to ensure accurate and efficient processing of data and timely preparation of financial reporting.

§ Able to delegate and motivate others to develop a high performing accounting team and to sustain engagement.

§ Work in tandem with other internal teams to support the needs of the group of companies.

§ Provide valuable input advice and recommendations towards accounting procedures, standards and internal controls.

§ Support the development and implementation of accounting and management systems to support the business.

§ Supervise year end process and working papers to ensure accuracy and timeliness and liaise with external auditors.

§ Lead and provide input in the preparation, reporting, and review of operating budgets for all companies.

§ Lead and provide variance analysis of operating companies’ financial statements.

§ Direct accounting team members in tasks that support insurance, collections and treasury functions including, administering securitization, back office, foreign exchange, investments and compliance reporting with banking facilities.

§ Maintain, control and review all general ledger accounts to ensure proper recording of all financial transactions.

§ Prepare data for external regulatory reporting; liaise with regulatory agencies to resolve reporting discrepancies.

§ Assist business managers and executives by answering accounting and financial statement related questions and analysis.

§ Recommend improvements to increase reporting efficiency and to automate functions.

§ Provide research and analysis in support of continuous process improvement and other strategic initiatives.

Here’s what you bring:

§ Minimum 7 –10 years of progressive related experience and leadership.

§ Extensive experience in the management of computerized accounting data systems, internal control systems and the production of financial statements, reports, tax returns and other regulatory reporting.

§ Professional CPA accounting designation is required.

§ Success in this role requires a sound knowledge of IFRS, Sage 300 accounting software and a proven track record in developing high performing teams and relevant industry experience.

Job Type: Full-time