Regional Controller

Finance & Accounting / Finance et comptabilité Vancouver, Canada


Position at Ainsworth

If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, to drive your career development, embraces diversity and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the Ainsworth team today!

Position Summary

Reporting directly to the Vice-President of Finance, the Regional Controller is an integral part of the finance management team and the continued growth of the business. Leading the regional finance team, the Regional Controller will be responsible for ensuring timely and relevant monitoring and reporting of the overall financial performance for the assigned region. The Regional Controller will act as a collaborative partner in cross-functional efforts within the Corporate Accounting team, as well as between divisions and departments. The Regional Controller will also be responsible for coaching and mentoring more junior resources within the Accounting department.


  • Partner with regional business leaders to support financial analysis for business decisions.
  • Oversee the execution and delivery of all financial reporting.
  • Monitor and analyze monthly operational results against forecast/budget for all divisions.
  • Ensure adherence to internal controls related to all financial operations and reporting.
  • Review and assist in the preparation of month and year-end financial statements for both external and internal processes.
  • Prepare and maintain financial metrics for reporting and lead regular financial reviews with regional business leaders.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely completion of all month end processes.
  • Prepare and co-ordinate the preparation of financial statements, summaries, and other cost-benefit analyses and financial management reports as required.
  • Coordinate and direct budgeting, procurement, investment activities and financial planning.
  • Ensure compliance with IFRS standards.

Education and Experience

  • The successful candidate must be an accomplished operationally oriented financial executive with a minimum of 10 years experience.
  • CPA designation with a minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior financial leadership role.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including GAAP.
  • Knowledge of various ERP programs, automated financial and accounting reporting systems an asset.
  • ERP project implementation as well as business combination/integration would be an asset.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft products, specifically Excel
  • Proven ability to develop strong relationships based on trust, integrity and mutual respect.
  • Previous experience in service delivery or technical services considered an asset.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Demonstrated experience in leading process improvement initiatives leading to efficiencies in financial reporting processes.
  • A CPA designation in good standing is essential.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: N/A

Length of Contract: N/A

Work Location: Vancouver

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Ainsworth is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified designated group members are encouraged to apply as any reasonable accommodation of qualifications will be considered as per our Accommodation Policy, available upon request.

Ainsworth is an integrated multi-trade company, offering an end-to-end services and solutions for all asset maintenance and refurbishment requirements of our customers. We are continually striving to create better and more advanced products as well as provide the highest quality service. We are rapidly growing and need talented professionals to help drive our vision at becoming the best multi-trade company in the country! Join us…. Make a difference.

l*Team Oriented Environment lCompetitive compensation lPerformance Based Bonuses l* Paid Training Programl*Group Benefits Plan lPromote-from-within Policy lVacation Policy lState-of-the-Art Equipment and Tools lExposure to Cutting Edge Technology l*