Controller - [E-682]

Controller - [E-682]

17 Nov
Stratford Hall

17 Nov

Stratford Hall


Department: Finance

Reports to: Director of Finance and Operations

Interfaces with: Vendors, faculty, staff, students and the entire school community


Stratford Hall, an independent, K-12 IB World School, invites applications from individuals who wish to join our dynamic team. Located in Vancouver, BC, the School is home to 530 students and a faculty and staff of over 85 teachers and support staff. Our graduates attend the top post-secondary schools in Canada, the U.S. and abroad. Stratford Hall was the first IB continuum school in BC and has a rich tradition of educational excellence in the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes.

Position Responsibilities:

- Full cycle accounting up to and including monthly and quarterly financial statements.

- Ensure timely and accurate financials to include variances in comparison to budget.

- Provide financial analysis where required.

- Assist with annual organizational budgeting process and forecasts.

- Produce and distribute departmental actuals in comparison to budgets and meet with various department managers to ensure their budgets are on track.

- Manage fixed asset schedules.

- Manage prepaids, monthly accruals, recurring J/E’s, deferred revenue recognition.

- Ensure proper financial controls are in place, documented and updated where required.

- Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner.

- Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly.

- Timely bank reconciliations, monitor various bank balances and ensure proper cash flows are on hand to cover operating costs.

- Monitor and record investment and debt financing transactions and advise Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) of any excess cash available for investment.

- Act as liason for yearend audits and prepare associated working papers

- Complete and file regulatory reporting where required.

- Maintain the chart of accounts

- Maintain an orderly accounting filing system

- Manage payroll, AR, AP and reception employees (3 FTE’s)

- Assist DFO where required.


- CPA designation.

- Established experience in above position responsibilities.

- No less than 5 years experience with full cycle accounting.

- Experience with Sage Software, or recognized ERP systems.

- Experience with ADP software an asset

- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office

- Experience in not for profit accounting an asset.

- Team player with prior experience managing accounting staff.


A competitive salary is offered along with a generous benefits package. Salary will commensurate with experience. The successful applicant will be required to complete a criminal records check clearance prior to start date.

Application Process:

All interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume, attention Human Resources, to [email protected]

This position will remain open until filled. We thank all applicants for their interest in Stratford Hall; only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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