Assistant Controller

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Founded in 1977, Helix-ACI has evolved from a simple two-way radio shop into an industry leader in the design and integration of critical wireless communications systems.  Helix-ACI operates under two brands.  Allcan Distributors services all of Canada as a provider of wireless communications products and components.  Westcan Advanced Communications Solutions provides engineered solutions, project management, maintenance, and service of the most advanced industrial wireless projects in Western Canada.


The Role

Reporting to the financial controller, the assistance controller will oversee general accounting functions including:

  • Monthly and annual financial statement preparation
  • General ledger maintenance and review
  • Monthly preparation of various working papers related to compensation, project accounting, and monthly accruals
  • Provide support and oversight to the finance team including accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll administration staff
  • Help design and implement improvements to process and internal controls
  • Provide project accounting support to project management team
  • Sales tax compliance



  • A professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA), or nearing completion of the CPA Program
  • Experience with the full accounting cycle
  • Public practice experience is considered an asset
  • Project cost accounting experience is considered an asset
  • Internal control or internal audit experience is considered an asset


  • Offering a starting salary range of $70,000 - $80,000 per annum, commensurate with experience
  • Enrollment in the corporate benefits package including health, dental, life, and disability insurance
  • Participation in the corporate RRRSP matching program


Resume and cover letter can be sent to:

Nathan Yent, CPA

Financial Controller


Helix-ACI thanks all applicants for their interest in joining our team.  However, only those selected for interview will be contacted.