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Full Time
A month ago
Seeking CPA designated candidates with public practice and ideally some industry experience to join our fantastic client in Langley as a Controller.

Who - the Company: 

Our client is in the manufacturing industry and they have built a solid reputation over the past 20 years. This is a global organization and they are dedicated to their customers and to continuously advancing their technology.

What - the Role:

This company is seeking a new full-time and permanent Controller who will grow professionally with the company for many years. The Controller will plan and direct general and cost accounting activities, payroll, financial budgeting, financial planning, and analysis activities. Swim can provide interested candidates with more information on the day-to-day responsibilities.

Who - the Candidate:

We are seeking CPA designated accounting professionals with around 5 years recent and relevant full-cycle accounting work experience, ideally with some experience in public practice. Ideally candidates will have worked for a mid-sized company (i.e. 80 to 500 employees, with a finance department of 4 to 10) and preferably in manufacturing environment or something similar. 
Strong technical accounting skills are very important in this role, of course, but most of important of all is identifying the right soft skills and personality attributes for this company’s culture. We are seeking high performers who are accountable and curious, and who are transparent, honest, and consistent communicators. Excellent problem-solving skills will be used daily in this job, and we are seeking motivated types who are thinkers, not only doers. A certain amount of professional scepticism will also be required- What is the story behind these numbers? Should I dig into this data further before finalizing this report? The most successful people at this company are critical thinkers who can work both quickly and with high quality, and who are constantly seeking out better processes and generally improving their department and the company as a whole. Ideally, the new Controller will be operationally minded, and won’t shy away from getting to know the business from both a micro and macro level.


Corporate office in Langley, BC, close to a few highways. We’re ideally seeking candidates who view the Langley location as a plus, not a negative.

How Much:

Commensurate with level of experience and depth of skills, please discuss with Swim. There is also good health & dental benefits and professional development support.

When & How to Apply: 

If you are interested in and excited about this great opportunity, please do not hesitate in applying as this search is moving very quickly! If you have a Recruiter at Swim already, please reach out to that individual directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “Apply Now” to send us your resume.
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