Located in beautiful Fort St. James, BC where outdoor recreation is in abundance and home prices are affordable, BioNorth Energy is looking for an Financial Controller to join the family for a 1 year term.
BioNorth Energy, formerly the Veolia Fort St. James Green Energy Project, is a joint-venture partnership between the Arrow Group of Companies (Arrow), the Nak’azdli Development Corporation (NDC), the economic development arm of the Nak’azdli First Nation (Nak’azdli), and low-carbon infrastructure developer, Nexus PMG (Nexus).
The Energy Plant is a 40-megawatt biomass power generation facility which began commercial operation in late 2017, under a 30-year electricity purchase agreement (EPA) with BC Hydro.
Making use of forest biomass, such as biologs, wood waste and hog fuel to make electricity is a way for the Province to meet the energy objectives of its CleanBC plan and shift BC to a lower carbon economy. By combining the knowledge and complimentary skillsets of Arrow, the NDC and Nak’azdli, and Nexus PMG, we are ideally positioned to turn the plant into a successful energy producing facility.
The financial Controller will have financial oversight with respect to Accounting processes, policies and strategies of the Energy Plant working with it's over 30 employees.
Reporting to and working closely with the General Manager Operations, the Financial Controller’s principal role is to update, create, review, audit, analyze and optimize all financial processes, documentation and financial reporting for the Division. The controller will also be responsible for implementing, managing and maintaining fibre delivery, inventory control, payment and reconciliation process for all fibre-related transactions.
The controller will assist fibre team with contractual oversite, and be responsible for financial reconciliations of all fibre suppliers, log purchases, log sales and the Forest Management and Operations Agreement.
More specifically, the Financial Controller will be responsible for the BC Hydro Billing process as set forth within the Energy Purchase Agreement between BioNorth Energy LP (BNE) and British Columbia Hydro.
The Financial Controller will ensure information is reported accurately and appropriately to BNE management as it relates to all activities in the division. This role ensures processes are followed and items completed in various software applications on an ongoing basis and as per accounting cycle deadlines. The Financial Controller may also be responsible for reception, office management and general office duties.
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