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Our award-winning team is seeking passionate, self-driven individuals to join us as we change the face of computer graphics through innovative art and profound technological advancements. Ziva is a space where the best and brightest can excel in their craft while being given the space to grow and the opportunity to cultivate their talents. The Ziva team is made of great minds and unique personalities who all share an appreciation for problem-solving, fast-paced collaboration, and ambitious ideas. 

Ziva Dynamics is located in one of the world’s most liveable cities, Vancouver, Canada. Often termed ‘Hollywood of the North’, Vancouver has grown to become an internationally recognized hotbed for the visual effects and entertainment industries. We are proud to play an active role in our local community. Ziva strives to offer a work-life balance that lets everyone accomplish great things while enjoying everything this city has to offer. 

As we continue to grow, Ziva is looking to hire a well-rounded Controller to assist the Director of Finance and to manage the financial administration of the company. You will have an opportunity to show your expertise and we welcome individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds to contribute to our growth. This is an awesome opportunity for someone looking to excel their career.  

What you need to succeed in this role:

Transactions/AP/AR

  • Maintain and enforce a documented a system of controls over accounting transactions
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
  • Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly
  • Process payroll in a timely manner
  • Manage the benefits program
  • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
  • Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions

Reporting

  • Issue timely and complete financial statements
  • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics
  • Assist with the production of budgets, forecasts and financial analysis
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
  • Assist with investor or government funding, proposals or other collateral materials preparation and presentation as needed­

Compliance 

  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
  • Comply with local, provincial, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

You might be the person we are looking for if you: 

  • Have experience in a start-up environment
  • You like to build! Not everything is always laid out for you
  • You are a self-starter
  • You have a "can do' attitude and are a team player! Nothing is beneath you
  • You have an interest in gaming and VFX industry

Why Ziva Dynamics? 

  • Ziva’s employees embody Excellence, Collaboration, Courage, Openness. We are looking for experts in each role who are continuously striving to grow, improve, and learn. 
  • Each employee contributes to empowering creators with the tools to produce high-quality virtual characters in ANY digital form. You have the ability to make an impact in a real way. 
  • Flexibility to work remotely and co-locate in a newly renovated Vancouver office close to the skytrain and West Coast Express once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.
  • Employee health and dental coverage, lifestyle spending account, generous vacation time including sick days and wellness days, upcoming stock options, and competitive compensation.
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