VP, Finance

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    20 days ago

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Horizon Recruitment has been engaged to conduct a search for the VP, Finance of a prominent Vancouver based investment firm. Our client manages a diverse portfolio, including cutting-edge rental properties and environmentally conscious service businesses. They specialize in alternative investments, creating short-term funds that raise capital from investors and invest in high-potential ventures. These funds offer tax benefits and strong returns. The company's innovative financial solutions and strategic investments make it a dynamic and influential player in the industry. This role is on site full time in a convenient, first-class office location in the downtown core, very close to SkyTrain, buses, retail, restaurants.



Investment Business Unit

  • Directly handle closings and fundings of flow through funds
  • Manage rollover of flow through funds to mutual fund
  • Review weekly net asset values (NAVs) calculations of flow through funds
  • Annual preparation of tax reporting for flow through funds
  • Oversee preparation of year-end financial statements and managing year-end audits
  • Prepare financial analyses to support marketing strategies for flow through funds
  • Maintaining compliance with securities regulators
  • Understanding personal tax implications of investing in flow through shares and ability to communicate with investors
  • Communicating with the CRA
  • Processing payroll and year end payroll work (T4’s)

 Rental Business Unit

  • Manage monthly internal management reporting
  • Oversee the preparation of year-end consolidated financial statements and manage year-end audits
  • Annual budgeting and long-term projections
  • Manage relationships with senior bank lenders, provide financial reporting to banks
  • Manage a planned corporate restructuring which will reorganize the five properties into two consolidated entities, one with four storage businesses and one with four car wash businesses
  • Work closely with operations senior management and provide finance support to achieve operational objectives
  • Analyze financial and operational performance of the businesses
  • Work with insurance broker on the insurance programs for the properties
  • Oversee payroll
  • Manage annual tax compliance work (corporate, partnership, trust)
  • Assist with investor updates and communications


  • Professional accounting designation and credential (CPA)
  • 15+ years in senior finance management role
  • Dynamic person who thrives in fast moving, entrepreneurial environment where decisions are made quickly
  • Experience with bank loans, building relationships with bank lenders, and managing financial reporting, projections, financial covenants
  • Experience with offering documents (prospectus, offering memorandum) and working closely with investment bankers, legal counsel, transfer agent, and auditors
  • Experience with corporate reorganizations
  • Experience in commercial real estate an asset
  • Overseeing multiple year end audits
  • Experience with intercompany transactions, cash flow management
  • Strong Excel skills to analyze financial and operational data and automate accounting processes
  • Highly detail oriented while also able to think strategically and see the big picture
  • Mindset of continuous process improvement
  • Ability to mentor and develop accountants


  • Base salary $180K


**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.