Director of Finance

  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Controller
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia

Director of Finance / Sr. Controller l $110K+ - $150K+/ Vancouver, BC / Permanent

Adecco has partnered with a growing and well-established real estate development and investment firm to seek for a Superstar Director of Finance or Sr. Controller to join their downtown office.
This position has ample of room for growth and the opportunity to work for a savvy and entrepreneurial team. If you have what it takes to help the company expand then you will be rewarded in many aspects of the role.


Responsible for portfolio of commercial spaces, residential units, $400M residential high-rise development project, multi-phase mixed use development project lands
Year-end closing, established month-end closing process, developing and implementing monthly reporting package
Manage, coach and train accounting principles and practices to foster and engage a productive team
Take charge of company’s accounting, financial reporting and government compliance needs
Conduct ongoing analytical review of monthly results, provide advice and recommendations to improve financial performance
Prepare period-end financial reporting package in a timely manner
Developed budget reporting package and re-engineered budget process
Work closely with both internal team and external consultants to be up to date on project progress and attain thorough understanding on project costing
Perform duties relating to contract review and administration
Manage the preparation of company’s payroll
Establish internal control process by developing, implementing accounting policy and procedures for all accounting functions
Ensure company’s tax compliance and timely tax filing, be the primary contact with government bodies
Liaise with external parties on all accounting related issues, such as financial institutions, tax, legal, etc.
Re-organized accounting team structure with 3 direct reports and established each position’s responsibility, ensuring that the team is working effectively and exceeding management’s expectation through coaching, mentorship and performance development opportunities;
Completed system conversion to Sage 300 CRE from Yardi on Property Management and Accounting functions, implemented Job Cost and Project Management for development projects in Sage 300 CRE, continuously seeking opportunities to maximize the capabilities of Sage system
Provide accounting support to other operation departments, including development, construction, marketing, leasing and property management.


Must have Accounting (CPA) Designation
Must have at least 5+ years’ experience in a Controllership or Director capacity in the Real Estate sector
Must have management experience
Knowledge in tax filings, corporate structuring experience is desired
Enjoys a fast-paced environment and have an entrepreneurial spirit
Must have exposure to overseas investments and have experience in handling multiple entities.

If you are interested in the Director of Finance / Sr. Controller position in Vancouver, BC please apply today!

Executive Recruiter: Caroll Lai

  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_2_026526_27910

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.