Controller (Relocation to Nunavut)
Arctic Co-operatives Limited
Cape Dorset, NU

Title : Controller

Co-op: West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative Ltd.

Location: Cape Dorset, Nunavut

This senior role offers excellent experience for an individual possessing the right qualifications and who is open to a diverse, challenging and exciting opportunity in this world-renowned Arctic community.

West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative operates several diverse divisions that include a retail grocery/hardware store and a division that produces, wholesales, and markets fine art.

The Controller will be responsible for all the day-to-day activities of the Accounting team and take ownership for accounting, reporting, internal controls, budgeting and operational analysis. This position also plays a key role in ensuring that information is available in a timely manner to provide recommendations to Division Managers and Board of Directors.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Overseeing day to day accounting activities including accounts payable, account receivable, payroll, bank reconciliations, tax filings and maintaining general ledger chart of accounts.

· Enhancing internal controls and processes

· Develop accounting policies and procedures

· Preparation of monthly and year-end financial statements

· Cash Flow forecasting and analysis

· Account reconciliation and analysis

· Inventory management and control

· Provide performance and operational analysis


· A post secondary Business degree

· Three years relevant accounting experience

· CPA designation a definite asset

· Combinations of education and experience will be considered

· Excellent management and team building skills

· Strong accounting skills and technical knowledge

· Experience using Microsoft Office with excellent excel skills

· Experience with Sage 50 an asset

· Interpersonal skills within a cross cultural setting is an asset

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • management: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Accounting: 3 years (Preferred)