Job Posting Details

Controller, East Kootenay Community Credit Union

Location:Cranbrook, British Columbia
Posting Date:August 2, 2019
Closing Date:until filled
Employment Type:Full-time / Permanent

The Opportunity:  Controller (Cranbrook, BC)

If you are ready for an exciting career move to a progressive financial services organization dedicated to cooperative values and exemplary member service, this could be just what you’re looking for.

As the leader of our Accounting Team within the Finance Department, you’ll oversee the execution of organization-wide accounting functions to ensure adherence to international financial reporting standards to maintain the integrity of financial information used by executive management and the Board in setting the strategic direction of the credit union and subsidiaries. In this role, you’ll also oversee the production of monthly financial statements, and conduct ongoing reviews of accounting processes to ensure the application of appropriate financial controls. You’ll provide supervision and leadership to small team of accounting administrators. In consultation with the CFO, you’ll administer the credit union’s investment portfolio to maximize potential of funds on deposit with Central 1 and support the CFO in the preparation of the credit union and subsidiary annual operating and capital budgets, and in pricing products and services.

About You:

You have:

· A CPA designation or will complete CPA designation within 12 months

· Completion of formal education in supervisory skills

· A minimum of 4-5  years of experience in a variety of accounting and administration roles, preferably within a credit union or financial institution environment, including at least 1 year at a supervisory level

· Working knowledge of the full range of accounting practices and procedures within a business environment

· Working knowledge of supervisory skills such as scheduling and work assignment, recruitment and performance management

· Ability to provide leadership, coaching and mentoring to an assigned team, and to motivate continuous learning and performance development in others

· Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

About Us:

Since 1950, East Kootenay Community Credit Union has helped our communities grow by understanding our East Kootenay economy and our passion for lifestyle. We are a financial institution, with a financial planning and insurance division, committed to making the communities we serve better places to live. This commitment goes beyond the volunteer efforts of staff and the worthwhile endeavors we support in our communities. In fact, we take pride in demonstrating to our members that the same kind of caring and dedication that goes into what we do in the community also takes place at the branch level and is at the very heart of our relationship with the members we serve.

Our employees make us who we are. Our ability to deliver outstanding member experiences, financial services, and a culture of accountability and integrity relies on the talent and drive of our team. We’re proud of our employees. In return for committing to not just the what, but the how, we can offer:

· Market competitive base salary

· Generous benefits including preferred deposit and lending rates

· Participation in an incentive compensation plan that rewards both individual and team contributions

· The opportunity to grow with a rapidly expanding organization

· The chance to make a difference in the way we deliver our services to members

Next Steps:

For more information, please visit our website:

If you’re ready to apply, please submit your resume and the reasons you want to join our team to: by August 16, 2019.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. Only those under consideration will be contacted.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo a bonding process that includes a criminal record check and credit check.