Financial Controller



Full Time Financial Controller

Valley Credit Union, Nova Scotia, is a full-service financial institution with 7 branch locations, 62 employees, and over $280 Million in assets.  Located within the Beautiful Annapolis Valley. 

Valley Credit Union has an immediate need for a Controller. This position will be based out of Valley Credit Union’s Head Office located 5682 Hwy. 1 Waterville N.S.

Salary to Commensurate Experience; $58K to $75K

The successful candidate will be responsible for day-to-day accounting and payables functions at Valley Credit Union.
Reporting to the VP Finance, as a member of our Finance team, the Controller will provide a full range of accounting services to support our operations within the Annapolis Valley, from Hantsport to Bridgetown.

Key Responsibilities (the position):

  • Responsible for preparing all monthly financial reports including variance analysis.
  • Responsible for preparing annual Consolidated Financial Statements and assisting in the annual audit process.
  • Complete and deliver all regulatory reports as required throughout the year.
  • Establish and maintain controls over financial reporting to ensure complete segregation of duties and appropriate review.
  • Manage and support the in-house payables department to ensure completeness and accuracy of all vendor payments and requirements.
  • Update and manage monthly internal reports and prepare commentary for discussion with all branches and other stakeholders.
  • Develop and manage forecasting tools to provide insight and analysis of future liquidity.
  • Prepare the annual budget for the organization and provide monthly insight into variances.
  • Assist the VP Finance with other projects as required.

Successful Candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • 5-7 years’ experience in a Finance Department showing increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Degree or College Diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • CPA Designation or enrollment in the CPA program would be considered an asset.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and troubleshoot issues.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the monthly reporting cycle and the various components within the process.
  • The ability to clearly articulate problems and solutions to both internal and external stakeholders.

We offer…

  • Outstanding culture and opportunity to join an engaged and community-focused team.
  • Tuition reimbursement, training, and personal development opportunities
  • Competitive compensation and benefits with performance-based incentives
  • Generous benefit package including a Flexible Health and Dental Plan and up to 6% contribution with employer match in a Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Additional employee perks include but not limited to wellness credit; and reduced rates on employee loans/mortgages and no service fee banking.

We are an equal opportunity employer, all persons regardless of race, colour, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/ or expression, will be considered, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you are interested in joining a team that believes in going the extra mile! Please submit your cover letter and resume outlining your qualifications to Human Resources at quoting job number VCU-01-C-2024