G152 Controller - Point Hope Maritime

G152 Controller - Point Hope Maritime

03 Feb
Ralmax Group

03 Feb

Ralmax Group


Reports to:

Chief Financial Officer (Functional)

General Manager, Point Hope Maritime (Operational)


The Ralmax Group is a privately held dynamic business environment with eleven industrial operating companies primarily based around Victoria's upper harbour. The Point Hope Maritime Controller is a key member of the corporate Finance and Administration team with a functional reporting relationship to the CFO, but even more important is the role as a key member of the management team within Point Hope Maritime. The position reports to the General Manager, Point Hope Maritime providing leadership and expertise in the areas of finance, job costing, insurance, purchasing,

and contract management while ensuring compliance with corporate policies and procedures and assisting with achieving strategic objectives. In addition to Point Hope the incumbent will lead their team in providing financial management services for Victoria Harbour Ferries and Salish Sea Industrial Services.

Major responsibilities:


Work with operations management and senior management to generate annual and multiyear operating and capital budgets. Perform analysis of forecasts to ensure budgets are representative of forecasted actual results

Work with operations and senior management to develop key performance indicators for each business.

Financial Accounting

Generate monthly internal financial statements and job reports for operating companies

Ensure effective cash management including providing regular updates for inclusion in corporate cash management forecasts

Responsible for ensuring timely and accurate invoicing, collections, accounts payable, accounting for capital assets, account reconciliations and other financial management functions for assigned operating companies

Expert level knowledge of AP, AR, General Ledger, Capital Assets, GST, PST and payroll to provide direction to operations management and finance and administration staff

Complete year end working papers for assigned companies

Prepare loan and lease schedules, tax filings, and working papers for annual audits

Job Costing

Leading monthly project cost control and department cost control meetings with budget holders

Generate job/divisional profit margin reports utilizing standard costing methodologies

Perform analysis of margin reports. Analyze costs, productivity and revenue data and prepare reports for management

Provide direction to staff to ensure accurate cost allocations to jobs, reconciliation of job cost reporting to financial system

Expert level knowledge of job costing systems to ensure operations management are provided with required tools to manage projects

Financial Analysis

Generate written and quantitative reports in support of financial statements

Generate regular management reports including variance analysis

Assist operations management with the development of business cases and preparation of tender submissions

Assist in financial analysis of regular and ad hoc management reports

Purchasing Services

Manage the purchasing department for Point Hope Maritime including supervision, training and performance management for staff

Establish and implement purchasing policies and procedures to ensure the purchasing function is supporting operational requirements

Ensure alignment with corporate policies and procedures

Leadership and Performance Management

Work with General Managers to develop or modify strategic plans, analyze business opportunities, identify and mitigate risks, assist in execution of tactical and strategic priorities

Supervise Finance and Administration and Purchasing staff including managing performance, setting priorities, assigning tasks, clearly defining roles and responsibilities, training and development, and corrective actions where required


One of 4 key leaders within the Finance and Administration department ensuring the department is providing quality and timely services and advice to the executive and senior management team

Provide leadership to identify and implement innovative solutions, through the use of technology, to improve productivity, accuracy and better decision making for finance and operations

Develop processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness of financial management department

Assist the Director, Finance and CFO with preparation of reports for the Executive team or Board of Directors

Assist the Director, Finance or CFO with projects as and when required


CPA Accounting designation

At least 5 years experience in a senior accounting role

Advanced level in MS Excel; proficient in MS Word and MS Powerpoint

Demonstrated knowledge of integrated accounting software

Demonstrated knowledge of job costing principles

Supervisory experience at a manager level

Must be able to take on difficult tasks with limited direction

Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, work ethic and attention to detail

Prefer expert level knowledge of job costing modules within an ERP system(s)

Prefer knowledge and experience working in a private or public corporation

Prefer experience developing database and web based applications or reports


Competitive base salary range $100,000 - $130,000

Comprehensive benefits package

Financial support for professional development

Participation in bonus program

We thank all who apply, however only selected candidates will be contacted.

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