Assistant ControllerFriday HarbourInnisfil, ON
A property of: Friday Harbour Resort
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Role Summary
The Assistant Controller is responsible for assisting in the management of the Friday Harbour finance function including budgeting, financial reporting, maintenance of balance sheet accounts, internal control systems and investment analyses and related aspects of resort operations. Together with the Controller, the Assistant Controller is responsible for ensuring that all financial transactions are properly recorded, for ensuring that an adequate system of internal financial controls is in place, and for maintaining the resort's general ledger and preparing financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Responsible for assisting in the financial management of all operations in an efficient and financially sound manner consistent with the policies and procedures approved by the Chief Financial Officer
  • Together with the Controller, manage and supervise accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and purchasing and receiving
  • Establish high financial standards and manage a process of continual improvements in control of assets, better accounting procedures, etc.
  • Ensure appropriate accounting controls and procedures are in place for accurate and complete financial reporting
  • Assist with maintaining the general ledger, ensuring that accounting transactions are recorded in a timely manner
  • Organize, coordinate and prepare annual operating and capital budgets, and measurement of results against those budgets
  • Assist in managing cash flow, ensuring surplus funds are invested appropriately and borrowings are minimized
  • Assist with tax planning and compliance with Federal, Provincial and local corporate, payroll, and other applicable taxes
  • Review coding of payments and deposits in a timely manner, checking and verifying payments
  • Review all cheques and backup prior to sending for authorized signatures
  • Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the health and safety program
  • Adhere to all environmental policies and programs as required
  • Other duties as assigned

On a monthly basis assist with:
  • Prepare/Post journal entries
  • Run trial balance
  • Produce accurate financial statements and statement of changes in cash position
  • Produce departmental P/L for operating departments showing results vs. budget and previous year, and provide information important to the efficient operation of their area
  • Complete analysis and comments on financial statements
  • Complete account analysis and reconciliation of major accounts
  • Maintain entrance fees receivable sub-ledger and reconcile to GL
  • Reconcile A/P and A/R sub ledger to control account and all balance sheet accounts
  • Reconcile bank accounts
  • Review all HST returns
  • Check and verify petty cash disbursement

Job Requirements

  • Professional accounting designation
  • At least 5-10 years accounting experience from an internal finance firm or a large hospitality group, with at least 2 years in a leadership position
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills
  • Must be computer literate. Preferred candidate will have previous experience with accounting software, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and works with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be extremely responsible with integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion

Job Details

Senior level

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Friday Harbour
Friday Harbourshow more
Address3999 Friday Drive, Innisfil, ON , L9S 0J7 View map
Property typeHotel 
room Count51-100 
location TypeUrban 

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