The Controller position is a hands-on and strategic role with direct oversight on the delivery of corporate accounting, financial performance reporting, budgeting, policies and controls, auditing, financial processing, including accounts receivable and accounts payable, and financial reporting consistent with strategic and business plans.
The Controller reports to the Director, Finance, Fleet & Facilities and leads a team of approximately 10 employees, including 8 unionized and 2 excluded staff. The Controller is responsible for providing proactive and well-informed service to internal leaders to assist them to effectively manage the business and also assists the Director, Finance, Fleet & Facilities to prepare financial reports to meet reporting requirements for the Board of Directors. The Controller works closely with key external stakeholders, including CRA, bank and investment managers, auditors and financial consultants.
The ideal candidate has completed a university degree and is a qualified professional accountant in good standing with at least 7 years of effective financial management experience, including leading financial operations, reporting, auditing and analysis. The candidate must have excellent business acumen, proven expertise in planning, developing, implementing and monitoring financial controls and the proven capacity to provide relevant and timely financial advice to enhance decision-making and organizational success. A leader and coach, the candidate must have a genuine desire and proven experience to improve corporate service and the demonstrated capacity to set stretch goals and engage a team to realize such goals. A collaborator and problem-solver, the candidate must have excellent oral, presentation and written communication skills and the ability to influence a wide range of audiences, including Executives and Board members, who have varying levels of financial knowledge and experience. A progressive thinker, the candidate must have a strong understanding of technology and financial systems and an authentic appetite for leading and supporting change and for guiding others to realize deadlines, on time and on budget. Fluency in English is a requirement for this role.
BCSA offers a progressive working environment and competitive compensation and benefits. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, in confidence, quoting File #14576 to firstname.lastname@example.org. We thank and acknowledge all candidates and will proactively contact those selected for interviews. For more information about the BC Safety Authority, please go to www.safetyauthority.ca.
Close Date: Open Until Filled