Corporate Controller

Company Description:

For over 50 years, Southern Alberta Fluid Systems Technologies Inc. and Columbia Valve & Fitting Ltd. have been leading distributors of high quality Swagelok’s fluid systems components servicing British Columbia and Alberta with global resources.  In our organization, our most valuable asset is our people. With competitive salaries and benefits, flexible work hours, and post-secondary training benefits we are an industry leader in staff retention.

Dedicated to outstanding customer service, our organization’s business structure is designed to respond swiftly to the fast-changing needs of customers and their industries. Our team focuses on developing cost effective solutions for our customers and to set the standard for all suppliers in our industry.

Job Description:

Reporting to the President and Owner, the Corporate Controller will be an integral part of the leadership team and responsible for the full cycle accounting of the organization. The successful candidate will work with our Finance Department located at #117 – 8678 Greenall Ave., Burnaby, BC. The location of the Corporate Controller can be in either Vancouver, BC or Calgary, AB. This role is an excellent opportunity to join a growing and dynamic organization where you can add value to the business through developing best practice accounting systems and guiding the company’s financial decisions through solid accounting and financial reporting. Leading the Finance/Accounting team, you will be looked upon to motivate, inspire and delegate appropriately.


  • Planning, directing and coordinating all accounting operational functions
  • Provide financial direction for the leadership team decision making process
  • Assist in the preparation of the strategic plan
  • Provide leadership to the accounting team
  • Assist and overview of payroll functions
  • Monitor and review monthly receivables and payment performance
  • Develop & document business processes
  • Ensure appropriate systems and internal controls are implemented and maintained
  • Preparation of month end and year-end financial statements
  • Preparation of year-end reconciliations and supporting documents and liaison with external accountants
  • Preparation and oversight of various government filings, including GST and other legislated taxes and assessments
  • Prepare and maintain financial and business performance metrics for reporting purposes
  • Monitor and analyze monthly operation results against forecast/budget, cash flow and other cost -benefit analysis
  • Monthly cash flow management

Skills & Qualifications:

  • CPA designation with a minimum of 7 to 10 years of progressive experience
  • Ability to manage 3 to 6 direct reports in different locations
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft products, specifically Excel
  • Experience with SAP Business One a significant asset
  • Experience with Quick Books an asset
  • Advanced analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Proven ability to develop strong relationships based on trust and integrity
  • Excellent understanding of financial management, accounting principles and internal controls
  • Willingness to roll your sleeves up and have an all hands-on deck when required attitude
  • Effective communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and reasoning
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to adhere strictly to set deadlines
  • Excellent organizational, time management and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures

This role will also appeal to a results-oriented and hands on individual that can add direct value and grow within an organization

If you feel you have the demonstrated background and are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please follow the link to apply with your resume.

We thank all interested applicants, however; only those selected to move forward will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to complete a background Criminal/Credit check.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Accounting: 7-10 years of progressive experience
  • Supervisory: 3-5 years of experience in Accounting/Finance Department

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary: commensurate with skills and experience
  • Eligible for Profit Sharing bonus program after 1 year of full-time employment
  • Extended health care and MSP premiums covered