Controller

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You’re bright and detail-oriented, with a mind for numbers and the technical acumen to succeed. You’re a talented accountant, looking for a dynamic opportunity to help optimize processes and make an impact in a close-knit team environment.Now, you’re in search of a challenging new role, where you can work with an incredible team, in support of a vision you can truly believe in.If this sounds like you, we may have the perfect opportunity for you. We’re Hold It All Inc (https://www.holditall.com/) ., the holding company for the personal business interests of Chip and Shannon Wilson (founders and largest individual shareholders of Lululemon Athletica). These interests fall under the five pillars of apparel, real estate, philanthropy, private equity and passive investments. We’re a proud West Coast company, with a vision to create possibilities for people to live longer, healthier, more fun lives. We’re looking for a Controller to join our team, and we hope that search ends with you.Controller: In this role, you’ll be responsible for accounting functions for our corporate bank accounts, managing external relationships with our vendors and service providers, and supporting our investing activities with financial due diligence. You will have support from a university educated professional working towards their CPA and will report to the President and Chief Investment Officer of Hold It All Inc.Practically speaking, you will: * Oversee and approve accounts payable, accounts receivable, invoicing, general banking and monthly reconciliations* Liaise with vendors, obtain approvals, ensure timely payment, and manage banking relationships and oversee all reporting required by the relationships* Act as a signing authority for all corporate bank accounts and monitor balance of several accounts* Prepare and manage short-term operational cash forecast, file Corporate remittances (e.g., Instalments, GST, Payroll, etc.) * Prepare monthly financial reporting including Financial, Net Worth and Cash Flow Statements* Handle determination of appropriate accounting policies for complex transactions (e.g., foreign exchange, investments, intercompany balances, properties, etc.)* Assist with preparing annual operating plan and review of internal controls * Provide support to the Family with any finance/banking related questions, and investment due diligence as necessary* Support HIA’s investment function by performing financial due diligence on potential investment opportunities. * Assist with process optimization and improving any existing procedures and any other project focused work at the direction of the HIA President & CIO You’ll excel in this role if you are: * An excellent communicator – you get your message across clearly and effectively, and you know how to convey complex financial information in a manner that makes sense.* Detail-oriented – you take pride in the accuracy of your work, always remain organized, and you never let a small detail slip through the cracks.* A self-starter – you take initiative, and you simply do what needs to be done. When you see an opportunity for improvement, or an opportunity to learn, you follow through.* A team player – you have an all-hands-on-deck mentality and are always willing to jump in wherever needed to support your team.Working with Hold It All Inc.: This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday to Friday based out of our Gastown office. We are currently working under a hybrid model with the option to work from home, although once safe to do so, this position will be full time in office. Our office is a casual working environment, with amenities including a full kitchen and rooftop terrace.You’ll earn a competitive salary plus annual bonus, commensurate with experience, and will have access to our health benefits package, paid vacation time, and annual fitness allowance.We’re a team of outdoors-loving and health-conscious people, who take great pride in the open and inclusive work culture we have built. We encourage people to speak up and we hear all voices equally. We’re driven to maximize the potential of the people we work with, so we invest in our employees and empower them to develop personally and professionally. We value learning, integrity, and fun, and are passionate about working with people who share these values.  Qualifications:* 5+ years of experience working in full-cycle accounting* CPA designation* Strong computer proficiency and experience with Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)* Post-secondary degree or diploma in commerce, accounting, finance, or related field* Experience working in a public accounting firm (e.g., Deloitte, KPMG, PwC, Ernst & Young etc.) or obtained your CPA and worked in private industry* Willingness and ability to pass a criminal background record check* Knowledge of Sage Business Vision and F9 (an asset) How to Apply:Our online application will give you the option to apply to this role as a complete person – not just a resume. The application will assess your qualifications, personality traits and workplace preferences, and should take 10 to 15 minutes to complete. After submitting, you’ll receive an email inviting you to log in and view your assessment results.We strive to build a team that reflects the diversity of the community we work in and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people identifying as LGBTQ2SI, veterans, and people with disabilities.We will review applications, with priority given to those who have completed the assessment and look forward to hearing from you.
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