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A unique opportunity is available for an Assistant Controller to join a rapidly growing Victoria-based foreign exchange risk management and…

Assistant Controller – Victoria, BC

Published February 5, 2019

A unique opportunity is available for an Assistant Controller to join a rapidly growing Victoria-based foreign exchange risk management and global payments company.  EncoreFX is recruiting an Assistant Controller to join its team and help the business through its growth phase.  Reporting to the Controller, this role will have the responsibilities outlined below.

  • Assist with the production of monthly financial statements in local IFRS for legal entities in the EncoreFX group
  • Prepare month-end working papers including the reconciliation of account balances and the posting of monthly accruals and adjustments
  • Prepare monthly branch contribution statements and other management reports as required
  • Assist with the review, coding and posting of invoices from vendors and expenses submitted by employees; ensure expenditures are in adherence with company policy
  • Liaise with external service providers to ensure the timely and accurate processing of payments to vendors and employees
  • Provide recommendations to improve process efficiencies and operating controls
  • Participate in the annual audit with external auditors
  • Support compliance with other statutory/regulatory requirements (i.e. WCB, GST, licensing)
  • Review work of junior staff and assist with the supervision of staff when required
  • Special projects and other duties as required


  • CPA designation or near completion of accounting designation
  • Minimum 3-5 years of related accounting experience
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining perspective and professional demeanor
  • Strong reconciliation experience, self-review skills, and attention to detail
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-motivated with superior organizational skills
  • Able to mange competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Desire to grow with the organization and take on new tasks
  • Eagerness to work well with others and be part of a cohesive team
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Understanding of IFRS and experience with the valuation, measurement and presentation of financial instruments, an asset
  • Supervisory experience, an asset

If you describe yourself as a team player, are enthusiastic, and possess a high level of integrity, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity!

About the Company:

EncoreFX is a foreign exchange risk management and payment services company based in Victoria, B.C. with operations in Canada, Australia and New Zealand.  Through its team of experienced professionals and branch network, EncoreFX is able to offer customers tailored access for foreign exchange services, ranging from spot transactions and payments to long-term risk management strategies. 

Applicants should send their resume, cover letter and salary expectations to

We thank all interested applicants, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

Only candidates already eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed.