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Accounting

Controller

Full-Time | Richmond, BC

Primary Purpose of Position:

A controller is able to provide financial leadership to a scaling best in class natural health business. You will be key to providing reporting expertise, financial analysis and ensuring company accounting procedures and reporting conform to generally accepted accounting principles.  You offer financial insights and analysis, prepare timely reporting with a focus on the future that is key to making business decisions, retain constant awareness of the company’s financial position, and have the foresight to mitigate risks and identify opportunities.

You will learn the business, own your portion of the work, and pitch in when necessary, working within the finance team and closely with the Organika team throughout the company reporting to the Director of Finance.

Organika’s hiring philosophy is based on culture, smarts and then skills. Here is what we look for:

Culture

We are looking for highly-motivated ideal team players that are hungry, humble and people smart. We are looking for those who want to join an innovative community of engaged team members hungry to see Organika’s mission realized. Our goal is to help people live healthier.

Our core values are extremely important to us. Are they aligned with yours?

  • Humble – focused on people, and elevating those around you
  • Efficient -keeping things super simple
  • Accountable – Taking ownership of our roles and responsibilities
  • Live healthy – Championing a healthy lifestyle
  • Team Player – Embracing Diversity and moving together as one team
  • Hunger – Continuously going above and beyond
  • Purpose – Focusing on what matters

Smarts

Smarts doesn’t mean a high IQ, it means being people smart and championing being a team player. Many people ask what it takes to thrive at Organika. Key is to be able to adapt to change, be innovative, and put the team first. This means working with a team of highly motivated people tasked with creating a better place by helping people live healthier. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leading the period-end close process to ensure timely close and accurate financial reporting
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for the Company and provide analysis, including MD&A
  • Reviewing journal entries prepared by the team
  • Reviewing and maintaining supporting schedules and reconciliations for all financial statements
  • Overseeing internal control operations to ensure adherence to guidelines and regulations and providing recommendations to address deficiencies
  • Assisting in the preparation of quarterly board meeting reporting package
  • Coordinating with external auditors and providing audit support as required
  • Facilitate continuous improvement process and system implementations
  • Prioritizing and ensuring timely completion of departmental projects/assignments
  • Support budget and forecasting activities and conduct ad-hoc financial analysis
  • Assist in establishing short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
  • Set targets for and supervise accounting and finance personnel
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Training

The Organika team comes from a variety of backgrounds, and we are eager to find people that are from non-traditional backgrounds.

Typically, we find that people are successful in this role when they have :

  • A designated accountant with over 5 years experience as Controller or equivalent senior level finance or accounting position
  • Experience in both public practice accounting (auditing) and private industry experience preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles and best practices
  • Solid knowledge of budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections
  • Ability to organize and balance multiple projects in fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Experience with Adagio and Sage X3 is an asse

What is it like working at Organika?

  • Organika offers a friendly working environment
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • We offer a good benefits package
  • Fun events year round
  • Open door management
  • We have a sense of humor
  • We’ll make you feel part of the family
  • We provide support and training and motivate you to reach your goals

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