Empson (Canada), Inc.


Empson (Canada), Inc. is a privately-owned fine wine importer and wholesaler, operating nationally, and headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.

We are currently recruiting for a permanent, full-time Controller for our Calgary office.

In this hands-on position, responsibilities include:

§  Leading and completing all accounting and finance activities;

§  Analyzing, recording and reporting all financial transactions including international acquisition of inventory, national sales and foreign exchange;

§  Preparing and explaining monthly internal financial reports, as well as preparing the annual operating budget;

§  Leading the annual review engagement, including preparation of financial statements and working papers, and managing queries;

§  Coordinating foreign exchange currency purchasing, as well as cash forecasting;

§  Managing relationships with financial institutions regarding credit facilities and foreign exchange;

§  Providing payroll and benefits administration.


The following qualifications are needed for this position:

·         A professional accounting designation, with 5-7 years of professional experience;

·         Strong computer skills; experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP and proficiency in Microsoft Excel are an assets;

·         Strong communication and organization skills; a high attention to detail and accuracy;

·         Self-motivated and the ability to work independently, while participating as a member of a small team environment.

Empson (Canada), Inc. offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits plan, which includes a flex spending account and an RRSP matching program.

To apply, please submit your resume to Beata Golec at We thank you in advance for your submission, however only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. This position will remain open until it is filled.