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Controller - PAUSED UNTIL 2021

Location: Kelowna
Category: Accounting
Type: Full Time
Pay: To be disclosed to short-listed candidates only


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The Controller position is responsible for the accounting operations of the company, including producing monthly financial reports.


- maintains and enforces a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.

- maintains the system of accounting records

- implements and maintains a comprehensive set of controls to mitigate risk.  Responsible for cash management

- ensures payroll is processed and given to offsite payroll provider accurately and on time

- ensures that required debt payments are made on time

- enhance accuracy and reported financial results

- maintains the chart of accounts and ordering accounting file system

- implements and maintains a system of controls over accounting transactions

- coordinates information to internal and external bookkeeper and accountant

- ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles and financial reporting standards

- heads up all IT intiatives as related to accounting and job tracking

- recommends benchmarks to measure the performance of company operations

- monitors debt levels and compliance with debt covenants

- ensures accounts payable are paid in a timely manner, and accounts receivable are collected promptly

- execute and manage all contract management activities 

- manages all staff in the accounting department

Must be familiar with QuickBooks Online

The Controller reports to the owners of the company.  This is a full-time permanent position with an attractive salary (that is based on experience) and a benefits package.  Compensation for all professional development required by CPA's.  Periodic weekend or evening work is expected.

Must be a CPA.  Preference will be given to individuals with experience in contracting or construction industries.

Please send your cover letter and CV to jobs@okanaganstaffing.com with 'Controller' in the subject line.  We will endeavour to acknowledge receipt of your resume but apologize if we are not able to do so.