Established in 1988, the Imani Group is a group of family-owned-and-operated companies primarily focused on the development and construction sectors within British Columbia. It consists of multiple operating and holding companies, employs over 250 staff, and boasts a fantastic reputation across the markets within which it operates. Notable operating companies include Villa Roofing, Signia Construction, Summit Cladding Systems, and Imani Development.
Reporting to the Board of Directors and top management, the Corporate Controller (Controller) will be responsible for the oversight of all day-to-day accounting, taxation, finance, and reporting activities. Providing senior level leadership, consultation, and advice related to all financial aspects of the organization, they will supervise a team that includes 2 Assistant Controllers and 5 accounting staff members and have functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger, employee benefits, and pension programs.
Directly overseeing a budget in excess of $100m for 3 operating companies, the Controller will work closely with external accountants regarding the preparation of year-end financial statements and corporate income tax return for 8 additional operating companies, 7 holding companies, 4 limited partnerships, 4 general partnerships, 6 bare trust accounts, and 3 family trust accounts.
In addition, the Controller will work closely with the accounting team and top management across the organization regarding the project profitability of over 100 ongoing projects handled by the various operating companies.
The ideal candidate is a senior accounting/finance professional possessing many years of progressive accounting, taxation, and finance experience, ideally gained within the construction and/or development sector at a senior management level. Holding a recognized professional accounting designation and boasting experience with construction project accounting, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to communicate complicated financial concepts and information to internal and external partners. Known for their unwavering integrity and commitment, the individual will possess outstanding leadership, team building, relationship, and communication skills, and be known for their good judgement and ability to take on difficult tasks and deliver results.
The anticipated salary range for this position is $175,000 – $200,00 supplemented by a competitive total rewards package.