Controller

TerraSense Analytics

Description

TerraSense Analytics has an opportunity for a detail-oriented Controller.  The role would best suit an experienced accountant who can work independently.   Duties are broad in scope, ranging from supporting strategic pricing decisions to preparing year-end working papers and on-boarding new employees.  The Controller position is the head of finance at TerraSense supervising two bookkeepers and an administrative assistant.

 

WHY WORK WITH US?

We believe in the change we can bring with our technology. Our technology is on the forefront of AI and deep learning with real world application. We work together with NVIDIA, UBC and Transport Canada to help modernize Canada. Our products work with two sectors: Aerospace and the Defense sector. 

Our diverse team consists of people from a variety of backgrounds who enjoy leading initiatives and are self motivated  (flexible office hours), hungry to learn more (training and professional development allowance), are team players (team activities), and are passionate in seeing how we can change the world together.

We’re located in the beautiful city of Kelowna, British Columbia. We’re convinced it’s the greatest place on earth and to prove it, we’re offering the right person the chance to experience it with us: we’ll pay for the relocation fees. The position could also be fully remote with working in BC or Alberta.  

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • CPA (BC) accounting designation
  • University degree in related major (accounting, business, etc.)
  • Several years of accounting work experience
  • Advanced Excel financial modelling skills

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Administering share option plans
  • General HR and business management
  • SR&ED claim preparation
  • Managing a small finance and administration department
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Implementation of accounting or financial modelling software applications
  • Implementation of internal controls and business processes
  • Multi-currency accounting
  • Capital budgeting and NPV analysis
  • Cash management and forecasting.

 

If you have this experience, be sure to highlight it on your resume or write a cover letter to offer details.

TerraSense is a small team environment where employees need to cover a wide range of responsibilities.  The Controller role is no different.  The Controller must be willing to present financial matters at Board or investor meetings and then complete tasks like authorizing EFT’s or updating the cashflow forecast model.  Duties are varied, and the Controller’s skillsets will be challenged.

 

SECURITY REQUIREMENTS

For High Level Security Clearance Application (Necessary for Employment with Terra Sense)

  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada.
  • Have lived in Canada for the last 10 years, AND must disclose any stays out of the country longer than 6 consecutive months.
  • Dual citizenship must be disclosed to hiring manager.

 

COMPENSATION

  • $110,000 – $120,000
  • Okanagan Relocation Top Up
    • Hybrid employees are eligible to receive a 10% top up paid quarterly.
  • 5 weeks flexible paid vacation PLUS additional 1 week paid off during the Christmas holiday season. A total of 6 weeks paid vacation!
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits commence on start date.
  • Flexible / remote onboarding.
  • Training and professional development allowance.

 

NON-COMPENSATION CONSIDERATIONS

  • Flexible schedule.
  • In-office snacks and coffee provided by our local coffee roastery.
  • Team activities.

 

PLEASE DON’T MESSAGE OUTSIDE OF THE JOB POSTING.

 

TerraSense Analytics is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.TerraSense employs personnel without regard to age, ancestry, colour, race, ethnic origin, place of origin, creed, disability, family status, marital status (including single status), gender identity, gender expression, sex (including pregnancy and breastfeeding), or sexual orientation. 

While remaining alert and sensitive to the issues of fair and equitable treatment for all, TerraSense Analytics has a special concern with the participation and advancement of members of four designated groups that have traditionally been under-represented in employment: women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities. 

TerraSense acknowledges that it is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the syilx/Okanagan people. 

How to Apply

Apply via the attached link.