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Mogo (TSX: MOGO)— a Vancouver-based financial technology company— is focused on building the best digital banking experience in Canada, with innovative products designed to help consumers get in control of their financial health. Built mobile first, users can sign up for a free MogoAccount in only three minutes and get access to free credit score monitoring, a free spending account, mortgages and personal loans. With more than 350,000 members and growing, Mogo is leading the shift to digital banking in Canada. To learn more, please visit mogo.ca or download the mobile app.

Mogo is looking for a Controller to play a key role on our Finance Team. We are looking for this individual to be able to think strategically, innovate and accomplish key deliverables with passion to join a rapidly growing and distinctive business. Check out this list of qualifications below and if this sounds like you, send us your resume - we want to hear from you!

 

What you'll do:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the finance team and ensure work assigned is completed on time with accuracy with full ownership of the general ledger, chart of accounts and GL entries
  • Prepare/review quarterly and annual financial statements and MD&A for public filing
  • Prepare/review monthly internal financial statements and reporting for use by business stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Manage the corporate tax filings and other government filings
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of annual operating and capital budgets, analyze and report variances and proactively recommend continual improvement initiatives
  • Coordinate annual audit process and quarterly reviews
  • Offer financial expertise and advice to senior managers to recommend strategies to continually improve the company's performance
  • Research complex technical accounting and financial reporting issues for compliance with IFRS
  • Manage a growing high performance finance team of individuals, including hiring, coaching and performance management
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Support senior management with short and long-term financing goals.
  • Proactively review and improve finance processes and systems, for example, expense reporting, procurement and month-end close.
  • Additional special projects and duties as per needed

What you'll need:

  • University degree in Business with a CPA designation
  • Minimum 10-15 years’ experience, including 5 years in progressive supervisory roles. Bonus points for candidates with financial services or technology experience.
  • Experience managing complex financial reporting under IFRS at publicly traded companies including understanding and implementation of internal controls is preferred.
  • Strong computer proficiency with advanced skill levels in MS Excel, accounting systems (preferably Great Plains).
  • Knowledge and experience implementing financial systems and other software is an asset.
  • Proven success managing priorities and multi-tasking in a dynamic, collaborative entrepreneurial environment with strict deadlines
  • Proven experience providing exceptional customer service to internal clients
  • Exceptional communication, both verbal and written
  • Experience supervising, assessing performance, coaching and mentoring other accounting staff to create and manage a high performing team.
  • Experience interfacing with teams across multiple locations
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

 

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