Houle Electric Limited
  • 29-Mar-2019 to 28-May-2019 (PST)
  • Burnaby, BC, CAN
  • Full Time

About Houle Electric:

Houle Electric is BC's most trusted name in electrical contracting. Founded in 1944, Houle prides itself on a tradition of excellence for our industrial, commercial and institutional customers. In addition to electrical contracting, we are renowned for our project management & design skills across all of our divisions including Security, Data Networks, Automated Controls and Electrical Preventative Maintenance. We also provide service calls to businesses and home owners, including 24-hour emergency service. 

About the position:

Currently, we are looking for an experienced Senior Controller to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. Senior controller responsibilities will also include financial risk management. This position reports directly to the VP, Finance.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls.
  • Monitors and confirms financial condition by conducting audits and providing information to external auditors.
  • Maximizes return, and limits risk on cash by minimizing bank balances; making investments.
  • Prepares budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data and recommending plans.
  • Achieves budget objectives by scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions.
  • Provides status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data.
  • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Complies with federal and provincial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing financial reports; advising management on needed actions.
  • Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains financial staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains financial staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Must be legally eligible to work for any employer in Canada without sponsorship.
  • Post-secondary degree in Finance, Business Administration or Accounting
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA)
  • 12+ years accounting and management experience
  • Strong numerical proficiency and excellent use of logic
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Impeccable analytical and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to work closely with a senior management team

You have a 'can do' natural right attitude and are always willing to learn.  You are a bright, ambitious, honest, and straight forward professional. Your personable nature will fit well within the friendly working environment.

The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.  Houle Electric offers an exciting, enjoyable work environment, competitive benefits package and many company sponsored events.

To apply, please visit https://www.houle.ca/current-career-opportunities/ and click on the listing for "Senior Controller". Opportunity will remain open until filled.

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