Controller

ManagementFull TimeVancouver, BC

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Want to join a dynamic, expanding tech startup? Accounts Payable automation is a growing solution domain. Beanworks Solutions Inc. is revolutionizing the world of accounting software by disrupting traditional solutions with its elegant, cloud-based software, BeanworksAP. We solve the pain of lost invoices, late payment fees and managing paper. We make controllers and AP managers rejoice by automating their manual accounts payables processes, giving them total visibility, control and reduced fraud risk.


Beanworks Solutions Inc. is conveniently located in downtown Vancouver, with easy access to transit and affordable parking. Our smart, diverse team values innovation, accountability and doing whatever it takes to get the job done, and done well.


ROLE MISSION


Maximizes return on financial assets by managing and evolving financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems. Ensures the timely, accurate and reliable reporting of the Company’s financial results. Assist in the development of enhanced policies and procedures to reduce the Company’s cash conversion cycle. Be a proactive force in managing and evolving the internal financial controls of the company. Report to the CFO.


FUNCTIONAL ACCOUNTABILITIES


Financial Reporting

Ensure the CFO and other Department Heads have all financial reports and data vital to good decision-making is delivered on time, accurately and as specified by the CFO. Assists with external reporting requirements and maintaining / monitoring business performance and SaaS metrics.


Monitor and maintain an effective internal control process company-wide

Evaluate and evolve accounting processes and internal control systems. Work with the CFO to set and regularly review the approval matrix and approve company spending accordingly.


Month End

Full cycle accounting responsibilities including AP, Billing and AR management, Banking and Cashflow management, Payroll, GST/HST remittances, generation of month end reports and supporting working papers delivered to the CFO for approval and review. Variance analysis is complete, accurate and insightful. Support other team members or cross functional collaborators gathering and processing data as financial inputs.


Year End

Prepare year end records and working papers for the Company’s annual audit and tax compliance, including SRED claim.


COMPETENCIES


Technical Knowledge and Experience

Comprehensive job knowledge, QBO champion, SaaS industry experience (valuable), advanced Excel and modeling, revenue recognition master, budgeting and forecasting, AP Automation (useful), IFRS, ASPE.


Analytical and Critical Thinking

The ability to analyze situations and data, balance and view the implications of certain decisions from a critical perspective.


Communication Skills

The ability to adapt communication to the audience and the situation, educate and train others internally on financial processes, best practices and operational procedures.


Excellent Organizational Skills

Detailed job knowledge, effective at multi-tasking and (re)prioritizing in a fast-paced evolving environment, comply with labor laws, safety concerns, health issues and Provincial and Federal policies that change regularly.


Leadership / Work Style

Treats people with respect, efficiency of execution, flexible and adaptable, versatile self-starter, roll-up sleeves as needed, capable of being an independent contributor or cross functional team collaborator. Help grow financial team and internal competencies over longer term.


Tech Savy

Leverages latest technology and tools for advanced reporting or analytics, automating processes and systems orientation, experience with evaluating and implementing new software solutions / tools or system conversions a difference maker. Have worked in tech or start-up companies previously which will accelerate and magnify your impact and success.


Motivational

Proactivity, persistent, high energy, performs well under pressure.


Professional CPA Designation with Full Cycle Accounting

Professionally designated, efficiently and accurately processes accounting and financial information in accordance with the appropriate GAAP standards and requirements.


OUR CORE VALUES


(B) eantrepeneur

Own your role and your team. Take initiative action on issues in a proactive way. Never give up.


(E) xceed Expectations

Set and then exceed the right expectations of your team, management and the Board.


(A) ll Together

We work towards the same purpose and build a healthy, positive team with a family spirit. Leave no one behind.


(N) ever Accept the Status Quo

Always looking to improve, every day. Build boxes not arches but never just accept that something can't be done or a problem can't be solved, especially for our customers.