Assistant Controller

Posted on 5/16/2024

Sunrise Farms

Sunrise Farms

51-200 employees

Poultry and meat products provider in Canada

Consumer Goods
Food & Agriculture

Senior, Expert

Surrey, BC, Canada

Required Skills
Financial analysis
Data Analysis
  • Chartered Professional Accountant designation with 8+ years post-designation experience
  • Experience working with fast-paced and dynamic multi-entity organizations
  • Experience in wholesale or distribution environment and/or public practice is an asset
  • Successful track record in business process implementation and improvement
  • Extensive knowledge in external reporting, accounting principles, and financial data analysis
  • Experience in SOX compliance and internal control over financial reporting is an asset
  • Strong knowledge of integrated financial and management information systems
  • Participated in the development of the infrastructure and systems needed to support integration and growth
  • Excellent communication skills, including orally, written as well as in a presentation format
  • Detail-oriented with a sense of urgency
  • Effective team player with strong mentorship experience with all levels of staff members
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and delegate responsibilities in an effective and efficient manner
  • Possess strong leadership skills and business acumen
  • Manage the accounting function including day-to-day accounting, monthly and quarterly close and consolidation, quarterly and annual financial reporting and maintaining and enforcing Company’s policies, process and controls
  • Advice on best practices on process improvements including improvements in existing ERP systems, co-ordinate the design and implementation of any new or existing tools in consideration of ICFR compliance
  • Prepare management reporting and financial analysis to provide key information to senior management and supporting business decisions
  • Improve efficiency in financial reporting on both timing and data transparency
  • Provide leadership to the finance team through appropriate guidance and development/improvement, succession planning, building strong relationship and maintain highest levels of ethics and integrity
  • Lead the auditing process, including review of the intercompany transactions, consolidations and financial statements. Coordinate timely preparation and feedback from external auditors of the financial statements
  • Continue to improve the ICFR program including the design and implementation of Company policies, process and controls
  • Keep up-to-date with technical accounting knowledge and updates under GAAP/ASPE, identify any new accounting issues within the organization and provide guidance to team on any complex accounting issues and maintain and review sufficient documentation including accounting memos and supporting schedules

Sunrise Farms is a notable employer in the poultry and meat production industry, with a dedication to utilizing modern processing technologies and sustainable sourcing from Canadian farmers. As a vertically integrated company, it manages everything from hatchery operations to international distribution, ensuring quality and efficiency in delivering fresh and frozen products. The company's commitment to innovation in processing and the comprehensive care in handling every step of production make it a promising place for career development and contribution to a sustainable food solution.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Surrey, Canada



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth