Make a Difference in BC’s Housing Landscape as CLT’s Controller

  12 June 2024

Come join a leader in advocating for affordable housing in British Columbia!

Join the CLT Team

Would you like to join the Community Land Trust and work with community partners to continue providing safe, secure, permanently affordable homes for everyone who needs one?  

Do you have a CPA and over five years of progressive accounting experience? Do you have experience in real estate development, property management, or the construction industry? Would you like to use your exemplary leadership skills to lead collaboratively with authenticity and transparency?

Then this may be the position for you!

Who We Are Looking For

We are seeking a Controller to play an integral role in our organization’s growth. The CLT expect our portfolio to include more than 3,500 homes in the next three years. Several projects are currently under development and construction.

The Controller is a self-motivated accounting and finance professional responsible for the day-to-day operations of our close-knit accounting department. You will oversee the organization’s financial management and implement internal controls. You will also support development, property management, audit, and accounting functions.

The Controller plays a key operational role within the department, advising the development and housing operations teams to maintain sound financial management across the organization. You will ensure that internal controls work effectively and implement sound processes to achieve the organization’s financial goals while managing risk prudently.

The ideal candidate is unafraid of tackling unfamiliar challenges and enjoys collaborating with different people to find common solutions. You are eager to leave your mark on a growing organization and enjoy thinking of creative, efficient ways to use technology. You will also be responsible for the reliability and accuracy of all accounting information for each of the properties held by the Community Land Trust.

The successful candidate must be an organized individual with a proven ability to multi-task, problem-solve, and prioritize challenging workloads independently.

For further details, please review our full job description [PDF].

Working Requirements

  • Travel is required, primarily within BC
  • Ability to work outside of the regularly scheduled workweek
  • Ability to meet intensive and challenging deadlines
  • Work is primarily in the office, with some flexibility In hybrid options


$110,500 – 130,000/year. Salary commensurate with experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including retirement and education allowances.

Please send your resume and cover letter to

About the Community Land Trust

Community Land Trust (CLT) is the social-purpose real estate developer owned by British Columbia’s co-operative housing sector.  We champion housing solutions that create, preserve and steward permanently affordable homes for people and households of all ages, incomes, abilities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and gender identities.

CLT currently owns and operates almost 2,000 units of co-ops and community housing.  We have another 900 homes under construction and 800 under development. 

CLT co-ops and community-led housing and spaces are homes within communities. We prioritize supportive and sustainable living places with shared space to gather that will be well-maintained and accessible for generations to come.

We acknowledge and honour the good work done by our team members and partners alike. Fostering a positive work culture and providing opportunities for growth are essential in providing a space where team members feel inspired and feel a sense of meaningfulness in the work they do.