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Al Stober Construction logo
Chief Operating Officer
Posted: November 8, 2018
Situated In: Kelowna, BCPosition Filled
Position Available: Immediately

Our client, Al Stober Construction Ltd. (ASC), is seeking a Chief Operating Officer to oversee the ongoing operations and procedures of their Okanagan Valley industry-leading, land development and property management corporation. In this newly created position, the COO, by maintaining control of diverse business operations, will guide the company vision, mission, values and objectives, while providing the leadership and management acumen necessary to execute the organization's strategic plan.

Nature & Scope

Guided by the ASC vision, mission, values and objectives, the COO will provide the leadership and management acumen necessary to execute the Al Stober Construction Ltd. strategic plan by overseeing the daily operations of an Okanagan Valley industry-leading, land development and property management corporation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee operations to ensure that the implementation of the company vision, mission, and values will achieve desired results in profitability and growth
  • Implement operational plans which equate to significant process and bottom line performance
  • Drive the ASC culture, focused on operational excellence
  • Oversee the annual budgeting process, in collaboration with the CFO, and work with senior executives and operational management to facilitate departmental accountability
  • Review and evaluate key performance indicators and adjust business plans and activities to optimize operations
  • Identify "best practices" initiatives that can be implemented to achieve efficiencies and improve the daily operations of the business
  • Provide timely communication and strategic reporting to the CEO, Advisory Board, and stakeholders
  • Assess opportunities and advise the CEO regarding initiatives which align with the vision and strategic plan
  • Develop and maintain a strong culture of continuous improvement and success
  • Provide leadership, coaching, mentoring and growth opportunities that cultivate a strong and stable workforce while developing people talent
  • Endorse and promote best practices that foster internal and external customer satisfaction

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • Degree in Business Administration or relevant career experience
  • 10 plus years engaged in a senior leadership role
  • Career record of leading, and managing diverse corporate projects and strategies
  • Track record of driving a culture focused on operational excellence
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
  • Extensive experience in leading, guiding, directing and evaluating managerial staff
  • Analytical competency in providing comprehensive reports for company stakeholders together with proficiency in all related information technology
  • Experience with construction / property management proprietary software applications an asset
  • Proven fiscal management expertise with extensive knowledge and achievements in asset management and the budgeting process
  • Ability to manage professional relationships with all external clients

To discuss this extraordinary career opportunity, or submit your resume in strict confidence, please contact: Patrick D. Walls at 250-764-2662 (office), 250-878-4413 (cell phone) or email pdwalls@shaw.ca or pat@executiverecruitment.ca.

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Matte & Associates logo
Licensed Financial Advisor Assistant
Posted: August 2018
Situated In: Kelowna, BCPosition Filled
Position Available: Immediately

Our client, Matte & Associates (www.matteandassociates.com), located in Kelowna, B.C., is a nationally recognized and award-winning financial advisory firm located in Kelowna, B.C. Because they are committed to providing their clients with an exceptionally high level of service, they are expanding their team to include a Licensed Financial Advisor Assistant to assist with the daily administration and exceptional growth of the practice.

The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, accountable, responsible, and able to excel in a team-focused environment. Experience in the financial industry is preferred, with licensing in both Life Insurance and Mutual Funds. Primary credentials will include proven experience and success in the financial services industry, Canadian Securities course, Life License, and proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook. Familiarity with industry proprietary software applications is an asset.

Reporting to the Client Services Manager, the successful applicant will assist in all day-to-day operations as well as provide support to two life and investment advisors.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Processing and tracking security transactions and transfers
  • Managing incoming and outgoing telephone calls with clients
  • Responding to requests for information from Advisors and clients
  • Servicing clients' general day-to-day requests
  • Preparing correspondence and reports
  • Maintaining Financial Advisor files
  • General office duties as assigned by Client Services Manager

Qualifications

  • Successful career path in the financial Services industry
  • Post-secondary Diploma or Degree preferred
  • Completion of the Canadian Securities Course and Life License Certification
  • Above average skills in Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience with industry proprietary software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Committed to working and thriving in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and assist co-workers as required

This is a permanent full-time position with a competitive compensation package and potential for advancement. Matte & Associates has built their reputation on team-work and exceptional customer service. A cornerstone of this practice is the value placed by management on the principle of collaborative consultation and mutual respect. Team members and clients will always be treated in a manner which reflects the company's dedication to the pursuit of excellence and best practices in the provision of wealth management strategies for clients experiencing real world challenges.

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Please contact Patrick Walls, Executive Recruitment & Appraisals Inc. at 250-878-4413 to discuss, or email CV in strict confidence to pdwalls@shaw.ca or pat@executiverecruitment.ca


Al Stober Construction logo
Assistant Controller
Posted: December 20, 2017
Situated In: Kelowna, B.C.Position Filled
Position Available: Immediately

The Company
Our client, Al Stober Construction Ltd. (ASC), is a family owned, industry-leading commercial construction and property management company headquartered in Kelowna, B.C. This innovative organization has been engaged in developing and managing office, industrial retail and residential projects in the Okanagan Valley for more than 50 years. Their highly skilled professional team has established the company as trusted leaders in property management and land development throughout the Okanagan Valley.

The Position
The Assistant Controller will join the company in an integral role as a senior accountant who may potentially transition into the role of Controller. Reporting to the CFO, the Assistant Controller will collaborate on significant matters including job costing for various construction and tenant improvement projects, financial statements for diverse operating and holding companies, reviewing and managing various commercial and residential A/P and A/R portfolios, cash flow management and planning, reviewing of insurance programs and costs, management of key ratios, and financial analysis of various investment opportunities, options and proposals, as well as the Yearend analysis of numerous residential and commercial properties.

PRIMARY CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Professional Accounting Designation preferred
  • Minimum of five years experience in a senior accounting role
  • Appropriate experience within the property management, construction and real estate industry
  • Established experience in meeting deadlines within a highly productive team setting
  • Proven innovative and creative problem-solving skills coupled with sound critical thinking expertise
  • Proficient with information technology (SAGE Timberline and ODBC reporting)

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Providing day-to-day leadership and support to the operational accounting team
  2. Responding in a timely manner to daily tenant and other business enquiries
  3. On-going project analysis and construction progress up-dates
  4. Tennant Improvement (TI) profitability consolidation
  5. Cash flow forecasting
  6. Monitoring Leasing Operating Costs for commercial properties
  7. Supporting calculations for property acquisitions
  8. Preparation of monthly and quarterly results implementing quarterly variance reporting
  9. Developing and maintaining timely and accurate financial statements and reports
  10. Drafting 15-month forecast preparation of annual variances in consultation with CFO
  11. Reviewing annual BC Assessment Values, annual property taxes, reviewing /adjusting Yearend papers
  12. Financial reporting to the bank
  13. Yearend analysis of all residential and commercial properties
  14. Reviewing year-end papers for ASC and writing any additional adjusting entries
  15. Setting up periodic loan applications
  16. Documenting yearend and annual legal resolutions
  17. Managing CRA issues

To discuss this exceptional long-term career opportunity, or submit your resume in strictest confidence, please contact Patrick D. Walls 250-878-4413 (pdwalls@shaw.ca).

All enquiries will be acknowledged.

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