Current Postings

Controller


Are you looking for a position where you make a difference in our communities? At the Municipal Insurance Association of British Columbia (MIABC) we invest in BC’s communities so that they can invest in themselves. Each day, through every piece of advice shared, every outreach program offered, and every insurance policy written, our organization proudly declares that what makes each community unique is worthwhile, empowering the communities at the very heart of our province and the people who are the heart of those communities.
 
The MIABC is looking for an energetic, motivated, and career-minded financial professional who is looking for a progressive leadership opportunity. We are a member-owned non-profit insurance reciprocal that provides liability coverage to over 170 local governments in British Columbia, and property and ancillary coverage to over half of our members. 
 
Job Duties:

  • Establishes and monitors internal controls to ensure the accounting activities are in accordance with established legal regulatory and reporting obligations.
  • Manages accounting operations including the review of reconciliations, journal entries, accounts payable, accounts receivable, tax and statutory reporting.
  • Coordinates the interim and year-end audit and prepares financial statements for audit.
  • Prepares and submits quarterly and annual regulatory filings to the regulator.
  • Supervises and mentors accounting staff.
  • Monitors and manages cash flow.
  • Responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of financial information.
  • Interacts with the management team to provide consultative support to planning and strategic initiatives through financial analyses and reports.
  • Prepares the annual budget and analyzes variances.
  • Develops and implements accounting policies and best practices.
  • Provides accurate quarterly financial statements, reports, and schedules to the CFO, actuary, reinsurers, and Finance Committee. 
  • Optimizes the handling of banking relationships and initiates appropriate strategies to enhance cash positions.
  • Liaises with the property manager on financial aspects of the commercial strata.
  • Maintains and updates the accounting system and makes changes as required.
  • Remains abreast of company, industry and regulatory changes as well as changes in internal processes and procedures.
  • Serves as a member of the management team, providing input at regular management meetings, working on a variety of MIABC projects and chairing an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) group.
  • Follows and ensures compliance with the MIABC’s policies and procedures.
  • Cooperates and collaborates with other employees and members in a spirit of teamwork and collegiality.
  • Maintains member and MIABC confidentiality.
  • Promotes and represents MIABC as a professional association.
  • Other miscellaneous duties and special projects as assigned.


  Preferred qualifications include:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a management-level accounting role.
  • University degree, preferably in Finance or Accounting. 
  • CPA (CA/CGA/CMA) designation mandatory.
  • Knowledge of IFRS, budgeting practices, financial and accounting reporting systems and CRA regulations.
  • Effective leadership skills with a strong focus on operations and business processes.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Professional interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Analytical skills. Excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.
  • High level or critical and logical thinking, analysis and reasoning. High degree of integrity.
  • Well-defined sense of diplomacy, including conflict resolution and people management skills.
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office 365 programs (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.).

 
Our commitment to you
The MIABC believes in a culture rooted in collaboration and growth. Our team is enthusiastic, innovative, diverse, and driven to enrich the lives of our members and each other. We promise to support you and provide you with meaningful challenges and opportunities to shine. From competitive salaries, benefit packages and professional development opportunities, to work life balance with flex days and flexible working opportunities, we offer our teammates a working environment in which they feel supported, encouraged and empowered to take risks and share their perspectives openly and freely.
 
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
Equity is entrenched in the MIABC’s values and guiding principles. We celebrate, empower, and support the unique differences our staff, board and members bring to our organization. We strive to be a workforce and organization that is representative of the diversity of the communities in British Columbia.
 
Our perks:

  • Participation in a defined pension plan.
  • Incidental health spending account.
  • The ability to work remotely two days a week.
  • Optional participation in a flex day plan allowing for 18 flex days per calendar year.
  • Legislative statutory holidays off as well as Easter Monday and Boxing Day.
  • A centrally located office next to transit, shopping, restaurants and the False Creek seawall.
  • Free parking on a first come, first serve basis, with EV charging stations available.
  • Secure private bike storage.
  • Monthly allowance for employees who choose to use their personal mobile phone for business.
  • Professional development days.
  • Mentorship programs.
  • Staff social activities.

 
Status:  Permanent full-time
Pay Range:  $113,680 - $142,100 depending on experience.
Positions available: 1
Closing Date: Until filled
 
The full job description can be viewed on our website at https://www.miabc.org/about-miabc/work-us/careers-miabc . The posting and qualified applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to Samantha Boyce at careers@miabc.org.
 
We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.