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Danica is a market leader in Housewares, Giftware and Home Furnishing design. With six distinct brands under the Danica umbrella, we offer an engaging and dynamic family of product with global reach. Our passion and commitment to our team and customers drives our business and we are looking for people who are excited about thinking and delivering differently. Our team includes people like you - innovative, curious, enthusiastic, authentic, kind and inclusive. If you're looking to work for a company with a culture as vibrant as the products it produces, Danica is the place for you. Our company values include social responsibility, environmental accountability, continuous improvement, teamwork, and inclusiveness.

Controller

 

We are looking for a Controller to join our growing Accounting team.

You are an enthusiastic Controller looking for an exciting new challenge.  You have an appreciation for analytics and the ability to make prudent business decisions. You have strong organization skills to ensure tight deadlines are met while maintaining a high quality of work.  Advanced communication and management skills to collaborate with your team and other departments will be the key to your success.  In your role, you will be guided by the Director of Finance and Operations on the company structure and procedures and you will have a desire to advance the current processes in place.

This full-time position is located in Vancouver, BC.

 


Responsibilities:

 

Monthly

  • Oversee month end close

  • Oversee bank and balance sheet reconciliation process

  • Evaluate margins for all customer categories

  • Perform material expenditure review and analysis

  • Timely preparation and delivery of financial statements

  • Oversee all government filing and remittances

  • Preparation of forecasts

  • Oversee various reporting – sales commissions, insurance

 

Quarterly


  • Preparation of bank facility reporting

  • Oversee credit insurance reporting

 

Annual


  • Perform annual staff performance evaluations

  • Preparation of inventory impairment workings

  • Manage budgetary process and assess for innovation

  • Lead and manage audit – preparation and financial statement reconciliation

  • Oversee T5 and 1099 preparation 

 

Other


  • Oversee maintenance of AR and AP Aging

  • Oversee timely payments to all vendors while taking advantage of discounts if cash position allows – suppliers, operational vendors, other

  • Oversee timely cash receipts and constant improvement in DSO

  • Mitigation risk of fraud relating to supplier banking info changes

  • Manage cash flow balances in an effort to minimize borrowing costs


The Ideal Candidate Has:

 

·       Clear communicator with the ability to lead and motivate a team of six

·       Provides astute financial analysis to aid key business decisions

·       Analytical and process driven

·       Exceptional organizational skills to achieve timely deadlines

·       Ability to assess and implement change to achieve operational efficiencies

·       Effective communication skills – verbal and written

·       Experience with wholesale business environment

 


Expectations:

 

·       Evaluate and reduce material operating expenses

·       Improve department structure by questioning status quo

·       Foster a department that is driven by efficiency and results measured by key KPI’s

·       Ensure accounting data is always accurate and current

 


Education/Experience:

• CPA


How To Apply:

 

Get ready. Get set. Tell us about yourself. We want to hear what makes you the hands-down, no-doubt-about-it, ideal candidate for addition to the Danica team. Use your cover letter as a vehicle to tell us about the special attributes you possess that will add some extra flare to the Danica dynamic.

Please send your resume to [email protected] (no calls please). Please ensure that “Controller” is in the subject field of the email. Danica is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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