Senior Controller
Cardel Lifestyles - Calgary, AB

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Sr. Controller Primary Role
Perform all functions and responsibilities while upholding the company’s values and beliefs. The Controller is responsible for recording and maintaining accurate records of financial transactions and preparation of financial reports. The Controller reports directly to the VP of Finance and oversees the Accounts Payable, Receiveable and Accounting Administrators. The Controller will reconcile accounts, analyze financial data, review and monitor budgeting, monitor sales, as well as will provide assistance to the VP of Finance and President whenever needed. Attention to detail and accuracy are paramount to this position. Uphold company and project policies and ensure all financial activity is managed in accordance with our processes and policies.
Responsibilities and Accountabilities
1. Financial Reporting
2. Budgeting and Proforma’s
3. Tax
4. Sales Conveyancing
5. Cash Management
6. Payroll and Benefits Administration Support
7. Accounting System
8. Financing (transitioning from Chief Financial Officer as time permits)
9. Analysis
10. Communication
11. Problem Management/Quality Control
12. Project Closeout
13. Personal/Team Development
14. Innovation

Skill, Experience and Knowledge Base Requirements
Experience: What kind of experience should the occupant of the role have to perform well?

Minimum 10 years experience in similar role (includes articling time required for Accounting Designation). Experience in key areas of financial management and control (reporting, budgeting, cash management, costing and profitability analysis)
Exceptional organizational skills and results driven
Strong multi-tasking capabilities
Excellent understanding and experience with a computerized accounting system, and Microsoft office products.
Construction Industry understanding.
Knowledge: Market, business, operational, job specific?
General understanding of multi- family wood frame construction.
Understanding of commodity tax system (GST).
Understanding of the Worker’s Compensation Board Act
Customer Influence (education, training, service)
Exceptional conflict resolution and customer service skills
Ability to effectively negotiate with clients, contractors and vendors
Communication (verbal, written, interpersonal)
Good level of verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to adjust to various personality types.
Leadership (managing people, departments, operations, counseling)
Viewed as technically credible
Effective problem solving skills
People Management (coaching, mentorship, development, motivation)
Team oriented – provide support, motivation, and encouragement within the team
Willingness to act and problem solve.
Designation required:
B.Comm or equivalent
Accounting Designation (CGA, CMA, or CA)

Our values and policies promote teamwork, innovation, long-term employment and work-life balance. As a family oriented, community minded company Cardel Lifestyles offers many benefits including: flex days and flexible work schedules; an employee home purchase program; health insurance; team building and reward activities; opportunities to volunteer; career growth and advancement; continuing education reimbursement; and RRSP matching.

To join the Cardel Lifestyles family you may submit a resume by May 30, 2013. Please include salary expectations and quote #CL-CONT-2013 in the subject line.

About this company
Cardel is a group of companies that include Cardel Homes, Cardel Lifestyles, Cardel Designs, Cardel Renos and Cardel Resorts with offices in...