CAREERS

Careers with Vintage Woodworks

Vintage Woodworks is BC’s heritage millwork supplier. Our specialty is providing restorations products for historic windows, doors, mouldings and brackets storefronts and the manufacture of new wood products that can match heritage design while meeting environmental concerns.

We use materials with both new and old techniques to proudly stand behind our products. We have studied methods of millwork shops from years gone by and learned that quality craftsmanship that can last a lifetime. At Vintage Woodworks Inc. we are committed to quality workmanship in historical millwork.

Why Join Our team?

  • We believe in paying our employees for the work they have put in. This includes previous experience!
  • Vintage Woodworks has been in the industry for almost four decades!
  • Receive full benefits after three months of employment.
  • We provide growth opportunities and performance reviews so you may see where areas of improvement are needed.
  • Most work is done inside our heritage woodworking shop!

Available Positions

Bookkeeper

Flexible Schedule (Shifts can be shortened Monday to Friday or a selected 3 days a week)

Under the direction of our General Manager and Owner, this position will work closely with our leadership team and oversee the financial operations of Vintage Woodworks and our Holding Company books.

The essential duties and responsibilities of this role will change and be altered to match the needs of the business. The current key responsibilities of this role is overseeing the department, completing assigned tasks/projects, contributing to the business strategy and future planning within finance and other departments, identifying concerns and trends and reporting these to the GM and Owner.

This position is a position of trust and will be expected to exhibit discretion, accuracy, honesty and manage confidential information. This is a key financial role which works closely with our leadership team.

Lead the financial obligations of the organization with accuracy while maintaining deadlines.

Responsibilities

  • Display business savvy and contribute to business strategy meetings.
  • Full Cycle accounting
  • Preparation of the books for tax accountants both Reviewed and Notice to ReaderPrepare and provide financial reports by analyzing and summarizing account information and trends as requested. Analyze costs, productivity and revenue data and prepare reports for management.
  • Work with management to generate annual and multiyear budgets.
  • Accurate and timely governmental reporting for GST, PST and payroll to ensure deadlines are met and maintained.
  • Expert-level knowledge of Accounts payable and receivable, general ledger and other financial management functions.
  • Year-end tax preparation and filing.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, provincial, and banking reporting requirements. Read and understand these requirements; ensure adherence and file required reports as necessary.
  • Advise management on best practices, improvements/changes and areas of concern.
  • Execute on the daily bookkeeping activities.
  • Maintain records of financial transactions, identify errors, and rectify.
  • Reconcile accounts to ensure accurate recording.
  • Maintain and balance the general ledger, prepare the trial balance and reconcile entries.
  • Oversight of all banking and finance activities.
  • Negotiate lines of credit and vendor agreements, as well as reviewing all financial contracts, financing agreements and insurance policies.
  • Bank Deposit as scheduled and needed and ensure effective cash management forecasts.
  • Organize and maintain all relevant records in the appropriate company files.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Ability to work with and contribute to a small to medium-size business.
  • Strong command of Sage and QBO
  • Strong command of accounting practices and efficiencies
  • Skilled at in-depth financial analysis and providing financial perspective and opinion
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop and implement changes to policies and standards as required
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to think strategically, forecast and fulfill the responsibilities of this position
  • Uphold the strictest level of confidentiality
  • Be accurate and thorough

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or significant equivalent experience
  • Previous 365 bookkeeping experience (minimum of 5 years)
  • CPA degree completion would be an asset and not a requirement

Please submit your resume through hr@vintagewoodworks.ca


General Manager

We are looking for a General Manager to oversee all staff, production scheduling, budgets and operations of Vintage Woodworks.

You are: A seasoned leader, a mentor, an achiever and strong at getting the task accomplished.

General Manager Responsibilities include and are not limited to: formulating overall strategy, managing people and establishing policies. To be successful in this role, you should be a thoughtful leader and a confident decision-maker, helping our people develop and be productive, while ensuring our profits are on the rise.

Your experience allows you to; make sound decisions, build and lead a successful and engaged team, create or improve processes, provide training tools and schedules, manage; production flow, inventory as well as purchasing, and quality of workmanship.

Ultimately, you’ll help our company grow and thrive along with our leadership team.

If selected, you will work closely with the leadership team and play a part in business planning and development. You will play an active role in developing the team along with training tools, processes and advising on best practices.

As General Manager you will be responsible for the day to day operations of the production team to meet required schedule and accrual targets. You will be required to work independently and as part of a team of professionals whose common mission is providing quality product and service to our clients and the community, preserving architectural history.

As a General Manager you will also be responsible meeting production targets and managing relationships with employees. The position requires flexibility of character, strong negotiating skills, cooperation, and excellent communication skills.

Internal – work closely with the Project Leaders to manage customer requirements and workflow. Provide appropriate and precise production information to the management team. Communicate effectively with the production team to ensure efficiency. Ensure schedule requirements are updated.

Monitor production department efficiency.

Coordinate and provide holiday relief work.

External – Establish positive working relationships with Vintage Woodworks clients and customers, sub-trades, and members of the Vintage team. Communications occur in person, by phone, by email, and by mail. The position requires excellent interpersonal skill when dealing with employees and other representatives in the woodworking or construction industry.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee day-to-day operations
  • Design strategy and set goals for growth
  • Maintain budgets and optimize expenses
  • Set policies and processes
  • Project schedule for production floor
  • Ensure employees work productively and develop professionally
  • Oversee recruitment and training of new employees
  • Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance
  • Direct the employee assessment process
  • Prepare regular reports for upper management
  • Ensure staff follows health and safety regulations
  • Provide solutions to issues (e.g. profit decline, employee conflicts, loss of business to competitors)

Requirements include and are not limited to:

  • Proven experience as a General Manager or similar executive role
    5 years experience working in manufacturing
  • BSc/BA in Business or relevant field; MSc/MA is a plus
  • An understanding of lean manufacturing
  • Performance management experience
  • Experience in planning and budgeting
  • Knowledge of business process and functions (finance, HR, procurement, operations etc.)
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Solid wood experience an asset
  • Knowledge of door and window construction, installation and functionality would be an asset and is not a requirement
  • Experience planning and developing processes
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Manage workflow to meet deadlines and budgets while upholding the highest level of quality
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills
  • Reliable and motivated with a strong work ethic *
  • Computer skills and the ability to use a variety of computer applications (MSOffice Suite preferred)
  • May be subject to a Criminal Record Check

Please submit your resume through hr@vintagewoodworks.ca


Glazier for Woodshop

The successful applicant will be a self-starter who has strong hand skills, is organized, and has experience as a labourer or glazier. This role will be trained to help with our paint booth team and delivering our product to Vancouver. The successful applicant will have a passion for the trades, and display a high work ethic.

If selected, you will work on a variety of tasks on the property and in the shop including glazing, masking, cleaning finished product, load and unload our delivery van, exterior maintenance and clean-up.

If you have the requirements listed below and want to work in a family-oriented environment surrounded by people who truly care about what they are doing and pride themselves in producing the highest quality product in the industry, please submit your resume through this job posting.

  • 2 years’ similar experience
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Technically inclined
  • Experience with hand tools and saws
  • Ability to do the physical requires of the position (heavy lifting, pushing and pulling etc.)

Benefits

  • On-site parking
  • Store discount
  • Wellness program

Schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Experience

  • Using hand tools: 3 years
  • Painting: 1 year
  • Glazier: 1 year

Please submit your resume through hr@vintagewoodworks.ca