About the Company:
Our approach today is the same as it was 35 years ago: honest, hard work creates projects and partnerships that last decades. This was the mindset of Robert Bosa when he first landed in Canada, and it continues to drive how we work decades later. From humble builder to forward-thinking construction partner, we’ve always been focused on moving our legacy forward with trusted, hand-crafted techniques and a modern, hands-on management style.
Today, Bosa Construction collaborates with owners, consultants, and trades to construct residential, commercial, and institutional developments throughout the Lower Mainland. Some of our notable projects include Tesoro, North Harbour, Emerson, Axis – and many more to come.
About the Role:
Bosa Construction’s finance department is dedicated to ensuring and maintaining the financial health of our construction entities. As part of the largest team in our organization and as one of the most senior leaders in the department, the Controller will provide financial insight and guidance to our business leaders and be empowered to implement and improve accuracy of financial data, workflows, and efficiencies in our processes. Reporting to the Vice President, Finance, this role is responsible for the following:
- Monitor the financial performance of select construction entities;
Provide insightful reporting, analysis and insight senior leadership and other stakeholders to explain financial variances, and inform strategic and operational decisions;
Ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations, and all internal policies, procedures, and controls;
Oversee month-end process and schedule to comply with internal and corporate deadlines, including the development of month-end working papers and reconciliations;
Review and approve monthly financials and associated working papers and schedules to ensure data accurately reflects construction activities; including project revenue and costs, overhead allocations, and balance sheet accounts;
Oversee accounts receivable and payable schedules to ensure cash is managed effectively;
Approve and release bank payments, including vendor payments, payroll and statutory payments (GST, income tax, payroll tax etc);
- Oversee information provided for year-end audits and tax submissions;
Collaborate with FP&A team to ensure annual budgets and 1-5 year P&L and cash-flow forecasts are in line with our construction entities’ business plans and activities;
Collaborate with Corporate Accounting team to foster best practice across divisions.
Lead, mentor, and manage the finance team by providing timely support, feedback and guidance to provide accurate and quality service for all stakeholders;
- Demonstrate, build, and maintain strong working relationships between the accounting team and all levels of the business;
Empower accounting teams to work collectively towards improving the accuracy and efficiency of the Finance department.
What you Bring:
The ideal candidate is a solutions-focused self-starter with an eye for detail that aligns with your organized nature and strong business acumen. Your expertise in financial analysis, budget management, and comprehensive understanding of accounting operations, followed by your professionalism, enables you to build trusted relationships within the business. You empower your team to be forward-thinking, energized, and driven at work, to lead by example, with dedicated work ethic and mentorship first mentality. Your passion about accounting-related business operations is matched with your dedication to forge, foster, and maintain positive relationships throughout all levels of the organization.
Skills and Experience
- Minimum three (3) years of experience in a Controller position, in addition to five (5) years of progressive work experience in the accounting field;
- Experience within the construction industry or related fields will be highly preferred;
- CPA designation with a degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field;
- Proficient with different accounting systems (i.e., Acumatica, Sage) or a similar accounting/ERP system;
- Demonstrated expertise in change management techniques with an ability to lead a team through both pre-implementation planning and post-evaluation phases;
- Excellent interpersonal communications skills, both verbal and written.
We value our people and aim to treat them right, evolving our total rewards package often based on their input. Here are some of the top reasons our people like working here.
The People | Dozens of fun events to bring us together, from topping-off parties to family BBQs
Giving Back | 800+ volunteer hours since launch of our Community Engagement program
Leadership | 12 down-to-earth execs to learn the ropes from
Benefits & Perks | 100% health/dental coverage and big discounts on everything from tickets to travel
Compensation | Competitive pay with annual market analysis
- Unique Projects | 8 jobs in progress, from skyline-changers to purpose-built rentals
Career Growth | Twice per year we level-up with our Performance Feedback Program
Learning & Development | 15 offerings from our dedicated L&D team
What’s Next: How to Apply
Want to love what you do? We’re always looking for talented people who fit our culture and are passionate about what they do. Here are three ways to apply:
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- Add your resume through our Careers Portal
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Thank you for your interest in Bosa Construction! While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file for future opportunities.
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