Controller – Surrey – Mfg – Public Co

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Controller – Surrey – Mfg – Public Co
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Excellent, based on experience
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Surrey - BC
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Company/Job Profile:  Headquarters for North American operations of a public company.  Manufacturing, retail sales, installation, service, and training.  Well established company.  The current Controller is retiring.  Reporting to the President this person will have two direct reports and two indirect finance staff.


Candidates will have manufacturing industry experience, ideally with public entities.  Experience with multiple locations in Canada and the US.  You are a key support to the company President.


This is an equal opportunity employer offering wheelchair access for staff.



  • Planning, directing and coordinating all accounting operational functions including accounts payables, accounts receivables, and payroll
  • Managing the accumulation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of business results of multi-sites (Canadians and United States)
  • Coordinating and preparing internal and external financial statements to send to Corporate head office within prescribed timelines
  • Coordinating activities of external auditors
  • Providing management with information vital to the decision-making process
  • Managing/coordinating the annual budget process and in-year forecasts
  • Assessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes
  • Evaluating and maintaining accounting and internal control systems
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of accounting software and supporting database, as needed
  • Monitoring business performance metrics
  • Overseeing regulatory reporting, including tax compliance
  • Hiring, training and retaining skilled accounting staff (as/if needed)


  • Designated CPA
  • Minimum of seven years of relevant experience in a leadership role within a manufacturing company
  • IFRS experience
  • Experience reporting up to a public entity
  • Syteline ERP experience is preferred or will consider another ERP
  • Business intelligence tools such as Power BI
  • Experience in public accounting is highly valued
  • Experience with multi-location business – US and Canada
  • Hands-on leadership
  • Willing to work hands-on
  • High level of communication skills both verbal and written

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Karen Epp


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