marmot basin Assistant Financial Controller

marmot basin
Jasper, AB

The Company
Located in the heart of Jasper National Park, a renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site, Marmot Basin and the Jasper SkyTram are two of the most popular destinations in the Rocky Mountains, attracting 380,000 visitors each year. In the winter months, Marmot offers skiers and snowboarders 696 hectares of skiable terrain with a wide variety of runs, from notice to expert, on five mountain faces. During the summer, the Jasper SkyTram, Canada’s highest and longest guided aerial tramway, crests Whistlers Mountain to provide a breathtaking view of the Rocky Mountains.
Jasper, Alberta is a small alpine town with a permanent population of 5,000 that swells to around 20,000 with tourists and seasonal staff during the peak summer months. With snow-capped mountains, glacier-fed lakes, forests, and rivers, the area offers residents an unparalleled year-round outdoor lifestyle.
The Opportunity
This is an outstanding opportunity for an up-and-coming accounting professional to align their career aspirations with their love of the mountains and an active, outdoor lifestyle while contributing to the continued success and growth of two iconic Rocky Mountain attractions.
This position offers a competitive compensation package, comprehensive benefits, free annual ski passes, and a 25% discount at our retail stores.
Working in collaboration with the Controller and administration team, you will work hands on and:
Collect, interpret, and report financial data.
Collect and analyze cost versus budget data for ascertaining financial performance.
Prepare reports and evaluations for individual projects.
Lead and Supervise Accounting staff.
Lead month end process.
Process salaried and director’s payroll.
Engage with POS software setup, GL import, revenue recognition and reporting purposes.
Assist controller with annual budgeting, project forecasting, capital planning and financial analysis for the resort.
Develop, monitor, update and enforce internal policies and procedures relevant to accounting, payroll, budgeting, and project tracking.
Communicate and collaborate with department leaders to stay abreast of performance, spending and budgeting.
Monitor legislation, regulations, policies, and procedures applicable to payroll, financial reporting and operations and ensure compliance.
The Ideal Candidate
Education and Experience:
Undergraduate degree in Business or Administration (or equivalent experience)
Accounting designation (or working towards)
5+ years in a Finance or Accounting position
Skills Required:
Effective deadline management and project management skills.
Extensive, experience and knowledge in dealing with accounting systems, budgets, and internal controls.
Proficiency with accounting software and spreadsheet programs.
Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
High level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability.
Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills.
Ability to respond appropriately in pressure situations with a calm and steady demeanor.
A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.
Excellent teamwork and team building skills.
Results focused.
Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with other departments, key business partners, and government agencies.
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Job Start Date
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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