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Controller (Remote)

British Columbia Canada Ontario
Full Time
A month ago

The Role

If you’re looking for an opportunity to further your finance career in a high-profile Controller role, we’d love to hear from you! If you’ve proven your ability to lead the day-to-day operations of the Finance team in a high-growth business environment, act as a key business partner in decision making, and are eager to join a Finance team that thrives on results, you’re the person we’re looking for!

The Team

The company is 220+ team members strong and our headcount has grown 70+% in the past year, recruiting for positions across all areas of the business including technology, customer service, and operations. We’re all about diversity, nurturing inclusion and belonging, building high-performing teams, celebrating wins, and innovating for the next level of our success. Our team members aren't just great at their jobs, they're great humans, too. If you’re on our team, it’s because you have the power to make a positive change. We’re based in Burnaby, BC and offer flexibility in office-based and remote work arrangements.

What You’ll Do: 

Our mission at Cymax Group is to break down all barriers to make multi-channel commerce easy. The purpose of this role is to lead the day-to-day operations of the Finance team. 

As the Corporate Controller, you will work closely with the Finance and Executive Management teams to ensure the smooth operations of the Finance Team in accordance to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). In addition, you will drive the team in adopting best practices and be responsible for all financial policies and procedures. 


Financial Reporting: 

  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements in accordance to IFRS as well as management reporting packages
  • Oversee the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes, including review of reconciliations, working papers and journal entries
  • Manage the consolidation of all financials for accurate reporting across all business lines
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting with Cymax’s auditors and tax specialists
  • Manage and comply with local, state/provincial, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings across all jurisdictions in which Cymax Group operates

Controls and Regulatory Compliance:

  • Ensure all accounting activities and internal audits comply with financial regulations, including IFRS
  • Develop and monitor business performance metrics
  • Develop and enforce a system of internal controls over all accounting transactions
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

People & Technology:

  • Manage cohesiveness of all accounting operation teams - including Billing, AR, AP, Tax, GL and Counsel, Payroll, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Supervise a team of accountants and specialists and provide training and professional development support to junior accountants
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of accounting and other supporting systems to ensure accurate and efficient reporting

Who You Are: 

  • Minimum 8+ years of progressively responsible experience in finance and accounting, including 3+ years of management experience
  • Strong experience in full-cycle accounting, including tax and audit
  • CPA or equivalent designation 
  • Solid understanding and application of IFRS 
  • Must have Public Reporting Experience
  • Self-motivated, ability to prioritize and multi-task in a dynamic environment 
  • Ability to work collaboratively across the organization where adaptability is key 
  • Direct formal people management experience, with the ability to lead by example and effectively mentor, motivate and coach a team. 
  • Experience with finance transformation is a plus
  • Prior experience in a fast-paced technology company is an asset 

Why work here! 

The Cymax Group of brands build tech that runs business. Founded in 2004, our vision was simple: design an exceptional eCommerce experience. That idea evolved into a platform that includes online marketplaces Cymax Business and HomeSquare; Freight Club, a logistics solution; and digital supply chain tech enabling manufacturers with multichannel control: Channel Gate. 


So, why work with us? For newbies to online selling, there is no better place to gain a comprehensive education on the end-to-end eCommerce experience. For the well-seasoned eComm aficionado, you’ll be on the cutting edge of eCommerce technology and innovation. For everyone, there's room to grow, mentorship, and a data-driven culture filled with diverse people who can’t wait to meet you. So why wait? Take your tech career to the next level and apply now!  


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