Our Client

Our client is uniquely both an architectural and construction company that designs and builds the most stunning corporate offices in Portland. Established in 2010, they have consistently looked for new approaches and better solutions for the excessive time and cost found in the traditional architecture and construction models. Due to their extreme demand in the market, they’ve been experiencing growth of over 200% year over year and are actively expanding into new markets including Texas and Washington. The OpportunityOur client is seeking a financial leader to step in as their Controller to provide direction and leadership for the accounting operations and financial controllers of the company including financial reporting, maintenance of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk and to ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

Key Responsibilities  

- Providing direction and leadership, overseeing accounting operations to include accounts receivable, accounts payable, periodic financial statement close processes, and tax filings

-Ensure the timely completion and preparation of financial statements and schedules

-Participate in planning the objectives, methods, and resources of short and long-range financial operations of the company.

-Prepare reporting and analysis of budget/forecast vs. actual performance

-Maintain general ledger chart of accounts, schedule, and coordinate month/year closes

-Resolution of general ledger system problems as they may arise

-Prepare recurring and adjusting journal entries

-Reconcile and analyze all general ledger accounts monthly

-Coordinate external review or audit activities, including schedule preparation and documentation

-Prepare monthly bank account reconciliations. and accounts payable system monthly/annually

-Maintain fixed asset accounting and reporting including depreciation

-Recommend policies and procedures relating to the financial and business practices of the company

-Monitor the financial operations of the company or assigned area to ensure compliance   Education/Experience     

-A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field

-5+ years of professional accounting experience

-Experienced in Project Cost Accounting and understanding of WIP

-Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word

-Experience with one or more accounting software systems, Microsoft GP a plus

-Subject matter expert in GAAP  

Who You Are     

-Strong leadership skills with a focus on professional excellence and building relationships

-Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize assignments, modify schedules, and alter the sequence of steps as necessary to obtain desired results

-Exceptional oral and written communication skills

-Keyboarding and data entry skills with a high degree of accuracy

-Ability to objectively interpret and analyze data

-Ability to maintain the confidentiality of all data.

About Peeple Inc:Peeple Inc. is a Vancouver-based People Development organization specializing in Management Search, Executive coaching, and development. We’re dedicated to helping companies build and develop world-class teams and assisting job seekers to find incredible employers. Applicants can expect thorough communication, an in-depth evaluation of their background and abilities, complete confidentiality, and our continuing care and expertise in matching candidates to roles that provide the best fit possible.     Peeple Inc. and the clients we represent are committed to an inclusive and discrimination-free workplace, as well as complete compliance with the B.C. Human Rights Code, Canadian Human Rights Act, and the Employment Equity Act.  


Application and Timeline     

We encourage interested applicants to apply as soon as possible as our client is keen to welcome their newest team member. Interviews will take place as resumes are submitted through the Peeple Inc. website.  

Job Type
Full Time
88 days ago

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