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Avmax Group Inc.

Financial Controller


Calgary NE1536240

Company Information


Avmax Group Inc. is an aviation company that provides turn-key solutions to its worldwide customers.  With over 40 years in the industry, our corporate group specializes in regional aircraft capabilities, in particular Bombardier, Dash 8 and CRJ aircraft.  As the largest owner of Dash 8 aircraft in the world, Avmax leases and operates aircraft in many countries.  This is supported through maintenance facilities operated in Calgary, Montana, and Florida.  The company is currently expanding its ability to support customers through development of our parts and equipment business.

Job Description

The Financial Controller reports directly to the VP of Finance.

Core Competencies:
◾In-depth GAAP & fundamental accounting knowledge
◾Problem Solving
◾Interpersonal skills
◾Organizational skills
◾Relationship building

Duties and Responsibilities:
◾Oversight and responsibility for full cycle accounting and all financial transactions of the entity. Ensuring that the books and records of the entity are kept in accordance with GAAP.
◾Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions
◾Design, implement and maintain client monthly / quarterly / annual reporting (financial, lease, and operations reporting), forecasting, and budgeting standards and processes to ensure compliance and effective business management
◾Ensure that all statutory requirements of the organization are met.
◾Sustain and continue to grow a highly engaged team by providing effective management, communicating direction, mentoring, performance management, coaching and developing direct reports; and empowering individuals to make decisions and be accountable for their actions;
◾Maintain regular contact and build solid working relationships with the Operations personnel by providing necessary financial information and support. Ensure evolving Operations requirements are anticipated and integrated into the accounting and finance processes;
◾Lead audits (internal and external) including the audit workflow and deliverables and be the liaison with auditors as required;
◾Provide information and assist the financial consolidation process as required;
◾Evaluate current processes & controls, recommend process improvements and upon approval implement appropriate process improvements that demonstrate fiduciary due care.
◾Projects for VP Finance as they arise within the corporate group.

◾Proven track record in the leading and building an effective team. Demonstrated supervisory and management skill sets. Team player capable of contributing operationally and cooperatively as a member of the accounting management team;
◾Professional accounting designation (CPA) and have advanced accounting education combined with a university degree in a related discipline;
◾Superior written and verbal communication skills. Proven ability to communicate in a variety of formats and demonstrated ability to communicate with confidence in internal and external meetings and group presentation settings;
◾Be seen and known for professionalism, integrity and high personal standards as demonstrated by their actions, personal interactions and deliverables;
◾Proven ability to plan, prioritize and assign work, motivate and coach team members, manage deliverables to budget and schedule, solve problems and make effective decisions. Capability to chart future courses within a dynamic environment based evaluation of current situations and past experience;
◾Advanced competencies in accounting standards (ASPE / IFRS), finance, audit, and design, implementation, and presentation of advanced financial and business reporting;
◾Highly self-motivated with outgoing personality and a desire to contribute to the strategic and financial success of the organization.
◾Excellent time management and organizational skills and the ability to manage conflicting priorities within structured deadlines and deliverables.


◾Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible accounting experience in general industry.

Applicants should apply online at: http://www.avmax.com

Avmax Group Inc. is dedicated to, and prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and welcome the diversity of all of our employees. Avmax Group Inc. has specific policies in place to prevent discrimination in our hiring practices on the basis of the protected grounds dictated by Canadian legislation. We therefore encourage applications from qualified Aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.

In order to be in compliance with the law, employees must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

Contact Information

Avmax Group Inc.
mohammed qaiyum
HR Coordinator
403-735-3299 x2472
Posting Date: 13-Sep-2017TransportationAccounting and Finance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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