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Who- the Company: Our client is a successful property management firm. Their management expertise includes the operations and management of Commercial buildings, Mixed-use buildings, Shopping Centers, and Industrial buildings and Lands, Multi-family apartment buildings.  

What- the Role: The new Property Accountant will be responsible for managing a portfolio of 15 buildings, which will include a mix of Residential, Commercial and Strata buildings under management. Due to forecasted growth of the organization, there is anticipated opportunity for career growth and for a high performer.

What- the Responsibilities:
  • Full cycle accounting experience
  • Full cycles Accounts payables & Accounts Receivable experience 
  • GST Returns
  • Monthly bank reconciliations 
  • Monthly report preparation 

Who- the Candidate…
Technical Skills & Experience: 
  • 1-2 years' full cycle accounting experience, and at least 1 year property accounting experience. 
  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Business or accounting is a huge asset. 
  • Intermediate knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Experience in using a computerized property management accounting system. 

Soft Skills: 
  • Strong verbal and written communication abilities,interpersonal skills, and presentation skills
  • Proactive, conscientious, and reliable 
  • Upbeat, highly self-motivated, hard-working, and friendly team player
  • Adept at planning, organizing, prioritizing and executing simultaneous projects and activities with competing deadlines 
Where: North Vancouver. It is very transit accessible.

How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience. Reimbursement of $500 yearly towards benefits, 50% MSP is subsidized and vacation. Please discuss with Swim Recruiting in further detail. 

When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! Please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume in Word format. 

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Who- the Company: Our client is a successful property management firm. Their management expertise includes the operations and management of Commercial buildings, Mixed-use buildings, Shopping Centers, and Industrial buildings and Lands, Multi-family apartment buildings.  

What- the Role: The new Property Accountant will be responsible for managing a portfolio of 15 buildings, which will include a mix of Residential, Commercial and Strata buildings under management. Due to forecasted growth of the organization, there is anticipated opportunity for career growth and for a high performer.

What- the Responsibilities:
  • Full cycle accounting experience
  • Full cycles Accounts payables & Accounts Receivable experience 
  • GST Returns
  • Monthly bank reconciliations 
  • Monthly report preparation 

Who- the Candidate…
Technical Skills & Experience: 
  • 1-2 years' full cycle accounting experience, and at least 1 year property accounting experience. 
  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Business or accounting is a huge asset. 
  • Intermediate knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Experience in using a computerized property management accounting system. 

Soft Skills: 
  • Strong verbal and written communication abilities,interpersonal skills, and presentation skills
  • Proactive, conscientious, and reliable 
  • Upbeat, highly self-motivated, hard-working, and friendly team player
  • Adept at planning, organizing, prioritizing and executing simultaneous projects and activities with competing deadlines 
Where: North Vancouver. It is very transit accessible.

How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience. Reimbursement of $500 yearly towards benefits, 50% MSP is subsidized and vacation. Please discuss with Swim Recruiting in further detail. 

When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! Please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume in Word format. 

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Who- the Company:

Swim Recruiting is a successful and well-established boutique recruitment firm with a positive reputation due to our team of talented and dedicated recruiters as well as our honest and genuine business approach.  We celebrated our 10-year anniversary in 2017, and our company continues to grow. Swim Recruiters made placements with over 120 companies last year- companies that are publicly listed, private, public sector, and NPO, organizations in a wide variety of industries, small companies and huge companies.
At Swim, we believe that each person has their own style when it comes to being a successful Recruitment Consultant. We do not believe in placing unrealistic and over-bearing KPIs on the day-to-day running of your desk; instead, we trust your ability and give you the tools, space, and resources to do your job effectively and efficiently. We don’t micromanage… instead, we support you and let you get on with it. As a result of the way we believe in doing business, we have experienced tremendous success in attracting the strongest candidates and developing solid relationships with some of the most respected employers in Vancouver.
  • 100% Vancouver owned and operated Company
  • Balanced work hard/play hard culture
  • Excellent (and generous!) commission structure

What- the Role: 

Recruitment Consultant, working alongside many others on the successful Accounting & Finance, Administration, and Human Resources recruitment team. We work on entry-level roles right on up to executive-level roles, and short-term temp, long-term contract, and permanent positions. Swim’s most pressing need is for an experienced Recruiter who specializes in junior-to-intermediate level accounting & finance and admin recruitment. Although we already have great candidate and client networks, there are still plenty of people and companies in this city and beyond that we could be working with! The sky is the limit for a driven recruiter.
Language of work: English

Job Duties include:
  • Identify current and prospective staffing requirements, prepare and post notices and advertisements, and collect and screen applications
  • Advise job applicants on employment requirements and on terms and conditions of employment
  • Review candidate inventories and contact potential applicants to arrange interviews and arrange transfers, redeployment and placement of personnel
  • Provide excellent customer service to our clients and candidates

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking an experienced, talented, and self-motivated Accounting and Finance Recruitment Consultant to join our close-knit and top-notch Finance recruitment team. This will be a permanent full-time role, in which you will be surrounded by some of the best and most experienced recruiters in Vancouver under the leadership of well-networked and knowledgeable Vancouver recruitment veterans. We will be reviewing every application on a case-by-case basis but preference will be given to those with prior experience in Finance, Administrative and Accounting recruitment.
Culturally, you will be the type of person who loves to have a laugh at the office and you do not take things too seriously. You have an entrepreneurial mindset, take initiative, are results oriented, and have a strong sense of urgency. We are a fun bunch of people who like to work hard but also believe playing hard to be just as important, this relaxed and down to earth attitude has been key to our success with both candidates and clients who find it easy to relate to us on a personal level.

Skills and Experience Required:
  • Over 1 year of recruitment experience in a Recruiting Firm. 
  • Experience in recruiting for Finance and Accounting a must!
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong sales focus 
  • Experience working with High Volume work load in a recruiting firm

Education:

Diploma in Business or related

Where: 

Based at our transit friendly office at 601 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC!

Why: 

We need to grow our awesome team to keep up with the amazing demand that we've created in the local A&F industry. We guarantee your days will be full and busy, with no shortage of searches to work on!  

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Medical and dental benefits with MSP coverage after 3-month probation period
  • Annual salary of $55,500 and eligibility for commissions and bonus programs

When & How to Apply: 

If this role sounds like you, please don’t hesitate to apply. Please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume in WORD format.  Swim Recruiting will of course respect candidate confidentiality.  
Contact Information main: 604 689 7946
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As a result of the way we believe in doing business, we have experienced tremendous success in attracting the strongest candidates and developing solid relationships with some of the most respected employers in Vancouver.100% Vancouver owned and operated CompanyBalanced work hard/play hard cultureExcellent (and generous!) commission structureWhat- the Role: Recruitment Consultant, working alongside many others on the successful Accounting & Finance, Administration, and Human Resources recruitment team. We work on entry-level roles right on up to executive-level roles, and short-term temp, long-term contract, and permanent positions. Swim’s most pressing need is for an experienced Recruiter who specializes in junior-to-intermediate level accounting & finance and admin recruitment. Although we already have great candidate and client networks, there are still plenty of people and companies in this city and beyond that we could be working with! The sky is the limit for a driven recruiter.Language of work: EnglishJob Duties include:Identify current and prospective staffing requirements, prepare and post notices and advertisements, and collect and screen applicationsAdvise job applicants on employment requirements and on terms and conditions of employmentReview candidate inventories and contact potential applicants to arrange interviews and arrange transfers, redeployment and placement of personnelProvide excellent customer service to our clients and candidatesWho- the Candidate: We are seeking an experienced, talented, and self-motivated Accounting and Finance Recruitment Consultant to join our close-knit and top-notch Finance recruitment team. This will be a permanent full-time role, in which you will be surrounded by some of the best and most experienced recruiters in Vancouver under the leadership of well-networked and knowledgeable Vancouver recruitment veterans. We will be reviewing every application on a case-by-case basis but preference will be given to those with prior experience in Finance, Administrative and Accounting recruitment.Culturally, you will be the type of person who loves to have a laugh at the office and you do not take things too seriously. You have an entrepreneurial mindset, take initiative, are results oriented, and have a strong sense of urgency. We are a fun bunch of people who like to work hard but also believe playing hard to be just as important, this relaxed and down to earth attitude has been key to our success with both candidates and clients who find it easy to relate to us on a personal level.Skills and Experience Required:Over 1 year of recruitment experience in a Recruiting Firm. Experience in recruiting for Finance and Accounting a must!Excellent communication skillsStrong sales focus Experience working with High Volume work load in a recruiting firmEducation:Diploma in Business or relatedWhere: Based at our transit friendly office at 601 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC!Why: We need to grow our awesome team to keep up with the amazing demand that we've created in the local A&F industry. We guarantee your days will be full and busy, with no shortage of searches to work on! Compensation and Benefits:Medical and dental benefits with MSP coverage after 3-month probation periodAnnual salary of $55,500 and eligibility for commissions and bonus programsWhen & How to Apply: If this role sounds like you, please don’t hesitate to apply. Please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume in WORD format. Swim Recruiting will of course respect candidate confidentiality. 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Swim Recruiting is seeking an adaptable and dynamic Accounts Payable Clerk for a growing, reputable company!

Who - the Company: 

Our client is a successful and reputable Architecture Firm in Downtown, Vancouver. 

What - the Role:

Accounts Payable Clerk reporting to the Controller. 
  • Ensure invoices have appropriate approvals before processing into the accounting system;
  • Code and enter AP vouchers for all Canadian locations accurately and efficiently;
  • Preparation of detailed listings and reconciliations of charges and liaise with Project Accountants to resolve issues relating to project vouchers;
  • Reconcile and enter corporate credit card transactions;
  • Process AP cheques;
  • Provide backup for invoicing; 
  • Maintain AP filing, scanning and photocopying; 
  • Ad-Hoc support as appropriate

Who - the Candidate:

We are seeking junior-level accountants who are bright, hard-working, professional, confident, personable, and dynamic, with willingness to learn and excellent time management skills 
  • At least 1 - 2 years of accounts payable experience within a high-volume environment; 
  • Prior experience working with accounting systems;
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Relevant education in finance or accounting is preferred;
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately; 
  • Work well under pressure and deadlines; 
  • Excellent time management skills; 
  • Experience in an office environment
  • Strong communicator

Where: 

Downtown Vancouver

How Much:

Base salary commensurate with level of experience.

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
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Swim Recruiting is looking for an experienced Administrative Assistant to join our client’s team, an organization who have been repeatedly recognized as one of the country’s best managed companies. 

Who- the Client: 

Our client is a Canadian-owned and privately held company with a Corporate Head Office in North Vancouver, BC. They are an extremely successful organization with a tremendous corporate culture and they have repeatedly earned recognition as one of the country’s best managed companies.

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking an exceptional administrative professional with a strong business sense! This is a unique opportunity to join a very progressive and career-oriented organization, so we are looking for like-minded individuals. This role requires a mature and professional attitude, strong organizational, administrative and communication skills. The incumbent must also have the ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines under pressure. This role requires a minimum three years of administrative experience, excellent written and communication skills, proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint & Word. A post-secondary degree ideally in business or communication is preferred.

What- the Opportunity: 

This position provides administrative support to the Reimage department, primarily the head office team. The incumbent will report directly to Senior Management and work closely with various internal departments, providing project administration support. This role requires a thorough understanding of computer software and general word processing, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Adobe. 

Where: 

North Vancouver, BC. This location is very transit-friendly as it is close to the SeaBus Station and various bus routes.

How Much: 

A base salary around the range of around $45,000 to $55,000 per year. Overall package includes excellent benefits, vacation, and other generous rewards.

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Fantastic career opportunity within a very successful organization with a tremendous corporate culture. 

Who- the Client: 

Our client is a Canadian-owned and privately held company with a Corporate Head Office in North Vancouver, BC. They are an extremely successful organization with a tremendous corporate culture, and they have repeatedly earned recognition as one of the country’s best managed companies.

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking an exceptional administrative professional with a strong business sense! This is a unique opportunity to join a very progressive and career-oriented organization, so we are looking for like-minded individuals. This role requires a mature and professional attitude, strong organizational, administrative and communication skills. The incumbent must also have the ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines under pressure. This role requires a minimum three years of administrative experience, excellent written and communication skills, proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint & Word. A post-secondary degree ideally in business or communication is preferred.

What- the Opportunity: 

This position provides administrative support to the Real Estate department, primarily the head office team. The incumbent will report directly to Senior Management and work closely with various internal departments. This role requires a thorough understanding of computer software and general word processing, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Adobe. 

Where: 

North Vancouver, BC. This location is very transit-friendly as it is close to the SeaBus Station and various bus routes.

How Much: 

A base salary around the range of around $45,000 to $55,000 per year. Overall package includes excellent benefits, vacation, and other generous rewards.
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  • Manager, Financial Reporting

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic career opportunity with a high-growth public company headquartered in Vancouver! Great role for a CPA seeking their first industry opportunity after public practice, or someone who already has industry experience but who wants to work for a faster-paced, multi-national public company. Generous total compensation plan. 

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    Fantastic career opportunity with a high-growth public company headquartered in Vancouver! Great role for a CPA seeking their first industry opportunity after public practice, or someone who already has industry experience but who wants to work for a faster-paced, multi-national public company. Generous total compensation plan. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is an innovative and high-growth public company that is developing a fascinating product. The Vancouver headquartered company is growing by leaps and bounds. 

    Where: 

    Vancouver, BC, in a bustling and vibrant part of town. 

    What- the Position: 

    Manager, Financial Reporting working closely with a tight-knit and collaborative accounting & finance team. The new Manager will take care of preparing consolidated financial statements and financial reporting under US GAAP. This company has a fast-paced and exciting work environment with plenty of opportunity for new learning and to contribute to innovative process improvements. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with detailed job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking accounting professionals with at least 5 years relevant and progressive experience in financial reporting and full-cycle accounting.  

    • Canadian CPA Accounting Designation or an International equivalent.
    • Hands-on experience with US GAAP for public companies is highly preferred, but strong candidates with either public company IFRS reporting or US GAAP for private companies will be considered. 
    • Public practice training is desired. 
    • Strong technical accounting skills in such areas of specialization as equity instruments, stock-based compensation reporting, XBRL filing foreign currencies, revenue recognition, etc. 
    • Hands-on experience using an ERP is preferred but not required for someone system savvy. 
    • Self-motivated, hard-working, and eager to contribute to the continued growth of a fast-paced and ambitious public company. 

    How Much: 

    Generous total compensation package commensurate with experience. In addition to the competitive base salary there is also a bonus program, an RRSP match, an employee stock option plan, a good paid time off program, great health & dental benefits, a fitness allowance, various corporate social events, etcetera. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Swim is presenting candidates directly to the hiring team. If you are interested in this great finance role working for a fascinating company creating an admirable product, please don’t hesitate to reach out soon. 
  • Development Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic opportunity to step into a challenging and interesting Development Accountant role with an industry leading real estate development company.                                    

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    Fantastic opportunity to step into a challenging and interesting Development Accountant role with an industry leading real estate development company.                                    

    Who- the Company: 

    Our Client has an over 25-year history as one of the top real estate developers in Canada. They are successful and reputable, with a fast-paced and exciting corporate work environment. The leaders there hire top performers who are passionate and motivated to develop their career long-term with a growing company. 

    What- the Role: 

    The new Development Accountant will be responsible for a full spectrum of accounting duties including proformas and project performance tracking, forecasting and budgeting, job cost reporting, expense tracking, cash flows, etc. This role has a great deal of variety and it is a crucial part of this fast-paced, high-performing, and close-knit team. Swim will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for an energetic self-starter to join this dynamic and collaborative team. Candidates will be detailed-oriented, adaptable, resourceful, self-motivated, and solutions-oriented. This company has a very fast-paced and complex environment and the Development Accountant should be able to handle multiple projects and work towards deadlines with a strong sense of urgency.  The ability to prioritize and multi-task is crucial in this position. Candidates will have at least 3 years’ relevant work experience and a thirst for learning. A natural interest in process improvement is a big plus! 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office.  

    How Much: 

    Base salary commensurate with level of skills and experience- please discuss with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving quickly! Please let me know soon if you are interested in discussing further.  

  • Tax Analyst

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Lower Mainland, BC, CA

    Fantastic career opportunity with a global and reputable public company headquartered right here in Greater Vancouver. Room for long-term career growth, in tax or potentially other areas of finance & accounting. 

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    Fantastic career opportunity with a global and reputable public company headquartered right here in Greater Vancouver. Room for long-term career growth, in tax or potentially other areas of finance & accounting. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a successful, publicly-listed company headquartered in the lower mainland with over 20 years’ history of innovation, around 1000 employees, many global offices, and exciting projects on the go. The company has a fun-loving yet hard-working corporate culture with friendly and down to earth employees. If you are a taxation professional who is looking for a successful and exciting global company to work for, this could be the place for you!

    What- the Role: 

    Tax Analyst. This is a fast-paced tax role with good diversity in the day-to-day responsibilities.  Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a job description

    Who- the Candidate:

    We are looking for friendly, hard-working, resourceful, and confident tax professionals who are clear communicators. 

    • At least 1 full year relevant work experience in corporate tax, gained in public practice and/or industry. 
    • Experience with sales & use tax is preferred. 
    • CPA accounting designation is preferred.  
    • US Tax is preferred and having both US and Cdn would be ideal. 
    • Proficiency using Excel. 
    • Hands-on experience with an ERP.

    How Much:  

    Base salary commensurate with level of skills, experience, and education. The company will provide the new Tax Analyst with a generous overall compensation package, including a performance-based bonus, good health & dental benefits. There are plenty of perks at this company, including an on-site gym, bike storage, on-site exercise classes, plenty of social events, and a fantastic corporate culture!

    Where: 

    A lower mainland suburb, accessible by transit and plenty of free parking provided. Good work location for someone living in Vancouver, Richmond, Delta, New Westminster, Surrey, etc.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.

  • Tax Manager

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Lower Mainland, BC, CA

    Fantastic career opportunity with a global public company headquartered right here in Greater Vancouver. This is a very holistic tax role that is great for someone who enjoys being both strategic and hands-on. Please note our client is open to considering out-of-province candidates who are seriously interested in making the move to BC and they will financially support relocation.

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    Fantastic career opportunity with a global public company headquartered right here in Greater Vancouver. This is a very holistic tax role that is great for someone who enjoys being both strategic and hands-on. Please note our client is open to considering out-of-province candidates who are seriously interested in making the move to BC and they will financially support relocation.

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a successful, publicly-listed company headquartered in the lower mainland with over 20 years’ history of innovation, around 1000 employees, many global offices, and exciting projects on the go. The company has a fun-loving yet hard-working corporate culture with friendly and down to earth employees. If you are a proven taxation professional who is looking for a successful and exciting global company to work for, this could be the place for you!

    What- the Role: 

    Tax Manager. This is a fast-paced tax leadership role with good diversity in the day to day responsibilities, encompassing tax accounting, tax compliance & transfer pricing, and tax planning & strategy. Reporting into a very accomplished Senior Director of Tax whom you can learn a great deal from. Canadian, US, and International tax work. Swim will provide interested candidates with a more thorough job description. 

    Who- the Candidate:

    We are looking for friendly, hard-working, resourceful, and confident tax professionals who are clear communicators. 
    • At least 4 years’ progressive experience specializing in tax. US Tax and/or Canadian Tax is required, and experience with both is very much preferred.  
    • CPA accounting designation is required, and completion of some or all of the CICA In-Depth courses is a major asset. 
    • Global and/or public company experience preferred 
    • US GAAP preferred.
    • Hands-on experience with an ERP 

    How Much:  

    Base salary commensurate with level of skills, experience, and education. The company will provide the new Manager with a generous overall compensation package, including a performance-based bonus, good health & dental benefits. There are plenty of perks at this company, including an on-site gym, bike storage, on-site exercise classes, plenty of social events, and a fantastic corporate culture!

    Where: 

    A lower mainland suburb, accessible by transit and plenty of free parking provided. Good work location for someone living in Vancouver, Richmond, Delta, New Westminster, Surrey, etc.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.

  • Manager, Internal Audit

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Unique and rewarding career opportunity within the exciting HQ of a reputable global public company. Plenty of room for learning and career development. 

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    Unique and rewarding career opportunity within the exciting HQ of a reputable global public company. Plenty of room for learning and career development. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a high profile and reputable global public company headquartered right here in Vancouver. They are a leader in a fascinating industry and they have operations in a dozen countries and employ over 1500 people. The corporate office has a fast-paced environment and a corporate culture which emphasizes learning & development, collaboration, team work, and high performance. The people at this company are very dedicated to their work and also know how to have fun. This company truly values their employees and provide great perks that promote a healthy work life. 

    What- the Role: 

    We are seeking a new Manager,Internal Auditor who will help lead the planning and execution of the organization’s internal audits in the Vancouver HQ as well as at the various regional offices around the globe. The Manager will reporting into a Director and will have one direct report. We are seeking an intelligent, curious, driven, and well-rounded accounting and audit professional who takes pride in producing top quality work and who enjoys collaborating with a variety of people across all departments of an organization. People tend to stay at this company for a long time because there is great opportunity for learning and career growth. After a few years of solid performance in this position, the incumbent could explore a variety of other internal opportunities within finance & accounting, or even in other departments. Being in internal audit at this company is a unique chance to get to know the complex global business at a very deep level.   Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a thorough job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for designated CPAs who are personable communicators, and who have the drive and interest to learn the company’s business inside-out. Detail-orientation and an analytical mindset are paramount in this role, as is a calm, cool, and collected work style. Our client has a very high performing accounting & finance department, and we are seeking someone who can seamlessly integrate with this highly collaborative team and reciprocate help to colleagues. Excellent system skills are crucial, and experience using an ERP is an asset. 

    • CPA designation (or international equivalent) required
    • CIA certification preferred
    • 7+ years relevant experience in accounting & audit- within public practice and/or industry 
    • Excellent auditing skills, preferably honed through training with a multi-national public practice firm 
    • Strong knowledge of IFRS and SOX
    • Understanding of relevant legislation such as SOX, PCAOB, COSO, and COBIT
    • Experience in a large and complex global public company highly preferred 
    • Hands-on experience using an ERP system preferred 

    How Much: 

    Generous base salary commensurate with experience and skills. This company provides employees with an excellent total compensation package including plentiful paid time off, an employee share purchase program, great benefits, and a pension plan. Swim can provide more insight. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office with great views and an inviting feel. Close to public transit (SkyTrain, Canada Line, Sea Bus, etc.) and many amenities like restaurants and shops. Please note this job involves international business travel at least once a quarter. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this unique opportunity with a high-profile Vancouver corporation, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible as this search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly.  If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Accounts Payable, Real Estate

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Great opportunity for a high-potential individual who has accounting-related post-secondary education and who is eager to kick-off a great career in accounting within Vancouver’s dynamic real estate sector! 

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    Great opportunity for a high-potential individual who has accounting-related post-secondary education and who is eager to kick-off a great career in accounting within Vancouver’s dynamic real estate sector! 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a growing, reputable, and entrepreneurial real estate company with a successful history and a bright future. This company is considered a top employer and their real estate business is very well-diversified. 

    What- the Role: 

    This company is seeking a new Accounts Payable Administrator will work on a team of 6 in A/P and 40+ people overall in Accounting & Finance. This role is a fantastic opportunity for a professional to gain exposure to complex accounting while servicing numerous stakeholders both internally and externally. The new Administrator will be  processing accounts payable for multiple entities with multi-level coding.  The new hire will be someone who enjoys problem-solving, has excellent communication skills, and is looking to learn and to develop their long-term accounting career with a successful company. Swim will provide interested candidates with more information on the day-to-day responsibilities. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    Our ideal candidate is someone who has excellent attention to detail, coupled with strong organizational and time management skills. Candidates will enjoy working at a fast-pace in a dynamic and results-oriented environment. This person will have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, while demonstrating a positive and enthusiastic attitude. 
    • 1-3 years’ work experience in a corporate setting. Work experience related to Accounting and A/P is of course preferred, but not required- for example, experience in busy office administration roles will suffice. 
    • Relevant post-secondary education such as Diploma in Accounting and/or Bachelor of Commerce.
    • Intent to pursue CPA designation at some point in future is highly preferred. 
    • Experience with computerized accounting systems and good MS Office skills (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
    • Excellent communication skills- written and verbal.  

    Why: 

    This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their career long-term with an exciting real estate company. The AP Administrator can move up the ranks within AP into more and more complex portfolios and with time will have the chance to move up internally into other areas of accounting & finance. This company financially supports CPA studies and there are also great perks such as an RRSP match and professional development events and social events. 

    How Much: 

    Compensation is commensurate with level of relevant work experience, education, and skills.  There is more to the package than just the hourly rate or base salary- please discuss with Swim. 

    Where: 

    The heart of downtown Vancouver, close to many public transit options. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are interested in and excited about this great opportunity, please do not hesitate to apply as this search is moving very quickly! If you have a Recruiter at Swim already, please reach out to that individual directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “Apply Now” to send us your resume.


  • Corporate Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic opportunity to work in the dynamic real estate sector with a well-established local company. The Accountant will be reporting directly to the Director of Finance and taking care of a variety of corporate accounting responsibilities. This company has a lovely corporate culture with friendly people! 

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    Fantastic opportunity to work in the dynamic real estate sector with a well-established local company. The Accountant will be reporting directly to the Director of Finance and taking care of a variety of corporate accounting responsibilities. This company has a lovely corporate culture with friendly people! 

    Who - the Company: 

    A successful and locally-owned real estate business with a tight-knit and fun-loving corporate culture. Swim has placed many people with this company over the years and can attest firsthand to it being a great place to work! They hire people who are self-motivated yet collaborative. This company has social events throughout the year, and they look for people who can strike the balance between hard-working and fun-loving. The company is over 20 years old and there are 5 people on their collaborative accounting & finance team. 

    What - the Role:

    The company is currently seeking a new Corporate Accountant to add to their team’s success. Reporting directly into the Director of Finance, the Corporate Accountant will have a variety of accounting responsibilities including inter-company accounting, managing the GL, preparing daily cash flow reports, processing accounts payable (~15 invoices monthly), bank reconciliations, preparing monthly financial statements, filing GST returns, monitoring budgets, etc. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a more thorough job description. 

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking designated accountants (or perhaps very close to achieving CPA designation) with at least 3 years progressive and relevant corporate accounting work experience who are bright, professional, confident, and dynamic. This is a wonderful career opportunity for someone who really wants to grow with a reputable Vancouver-based real estate company.  We are seeking solid accountants of course, but the successful candidate will be much more than that- we are looking for people who lead a well-rounded and active life, whether that be through philanthropic pursuits, sports, hobbies, continuing education, travel, etcetera. 
    The new Corporate Accountant will be someone with strong attention to detail and the ability to handle a variety of work. Strong communication skills are key, as is the desire to create new efficiencies and to improve systems, processes, and procedures in corporate accounting. As the role is dynamic, the ideal candidate is flexible and adaptable to changes in a growing environment while maintaining strong support for their team.

    Where: 

    Located in a great location in Vancouver, close to Granville Island.

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with depth and breadth of relevant experience and education- please discuss with Swim. Competitive extended health & dental benefit package.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that person very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Financial Analyst, Manufacturing

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Abbotsford, BC, CA

    Fantastic career opportunity to work for a successful mid-size manufacturing company based in Abbotsford. High-quality products, global scope, impressive CFO as a mentor, values-based company, chance to create new financial models & reports to support strategic decision-making and business planning- the list of great things about this unique opportunity goes on and on! 

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    Fantastic career opportunity to work for a successful mid-size manufacturing company based in Abbotsford. High-quality products, global scope, impressive CFO as a mentor, values-based company, chance to create new financial models & reports to support strategic decision-making and business planning- the list of great things about this unique opportunity goes on and on! 

    Who- the Company:  

    Our client is a successful and well-established manufacturing company that is financially stable with ongoing growth plans. The company was founded over 20 years ago and has become one of the world’s largest producers in their niche industry. The company is very values-driven, ethical, and philanthropic. The company employs over 100 people, primarily based in their Abbotsford corporate head office and production facility. 

    What- the Role: 

    The company’s CFO is seeking a new Financial Analyst who will create and produce a variety of analyses and reports relating to the company’s revenues, profitability, and costs.  The new FA will assist in preparing financial models, forecasts, and budgets.  There will be diverse and ongoing improvement projects to take part in. The scope for this role is large and exciting, and the FA will be analyzing such things as labour & raw material utilization, inventory control, customer profitability, product profitability, costing methods & cost allocation, and the list goes on. Using Excel and a manufacturing ERP, and potentially other BI tools in future. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a more through job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for talented Analysts who have great problem-solving skills and a critical eye for new areas of opportunity and process improvement. High potential and raw talent are more important in this role than having years upon years of relevant work experience; 2+ years’ relevant financial analysis experience in a manufacturing company will suffice. Swim will be seeking candidates who are collaborative team-players, effective business communicators, and who align well with the company’s values. Some form of relevant post-secondary education in finance is required, and serious pursuit of CPA, CFA, or an MBA is highly preferred. 

    Why: 

    This is a fantastic opportunity to truly have a positive impact on a locally-based, globally-known mid-size company! This company is already successful and very financially sound, but as we all know, there is always room for improvement!. The new Financial Analyst will be able to look back in a year, two years, five years, and see how they and the team they work with have been able to contribute to further growth and better processes. This is a very ethical and philanthropic organization that you can take pride in representing. Challenging work and opportunity for development, combined with quite good work/life balance relative to many other finance roles in the Lower Mainland. The new Financial Analyst will also have the valuable career opportunity to learn from a reputable and proven CFO who enjoys mentoring.
    Where:
    Abbotsford, BC. We are looking for candidates for whom a daily commute to this location is a positive, not a negative.  

    How Much:  

    Salary commensurate with experience- please discuss with Swim!

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving quickly! The hiring CFO is eager to kick-off interviews soon, so please do not hesitate to reach out to Swim soon if you are interested and would like to discuss further. Swim will be presenting the profiles of short-listed candidates directly to the CFO for review and consideration. 

    If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume at your earliest convenience.
  • Tax Accounting and Compliance Analyst

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    We require an experienced, organized, detail-oriented, hands-on, tech savvy accountant with strong tax accounting knowledge.

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    We require an experienced, organized, detail-oriented, hands-on, tech savvy accountant with strong tax accounting knowledge.

    Who - the Company:

    Our client is a successful medium-size international engineering consulting firm. They are known for their fun-loving and professional culture and provide excellent professional development opportunities.

    What - the Role:

    Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Tax, this position is responsible for ensuring complete and accurate accounting and reporting of the tax accounts, as well as assisting with the domestic and international tax compliance obligations. This unique role provides both accounting and tax responsibilities. You are an accomplished and designated accountant who has corporate tax experience under your belt and you are willing to delve into our financial accounting system.

    Accounting
    • Prepare detailed breakdown of audited financial statements by country and provinces 
    • Prepare monthly tax provisions and journal entries including tax account reconciliations 
    • Prepare annual consolidated tax provisions including income tax notes and analysis for audited financial statement disclosures 
    • Coordinate with external tax advisors in foreign jurisdictions to assist with foreign company/branch financial statement preparation and intercompany head office charges 
    • Assist with Board, as well as shareholder tax reporting requirements 
    • Reconcile tax withholding accounts and coordinate with the business unit accountants to obtain the required withholding tax certificate backups 
    Tax
    • Prepare the annual Canadian and US corporate tax returns and related Canadian and US tax filings including assisting with the annual Canadian SR&ED claim 
    • Liaise with external tax advisors in foreign jurisdictions to meet the tax compliance (corporate/branch and payroll) filing requirements 
    • Assist with Treaty Residency certificate requests and foreign permanent establishment/ sales tax analysis 
    • Assist with the review of foreign tax returns prepared by external tax advisors 
    • Prepare and file monthly/quarterly excise, commodity and indirect tax returns (i.e. VAT, GST/HST, PST and foreign sales & use tax) 
    • Assist with various tax research projects and duties as required 

    Who - the Candidate:

    This is an excellent opportunity if you are looking to transition into and join industry! We are ideally looking for the following: 
    • CPA designation with minimum 5+ years related work experience 
    • Solid understanding and practical experience in Canadian corporate tax, accounting for taxes, including FIT and general tax accounting are required. US corporate tax and expat tax experience an asset 
    • Good working knowledge of ASPE and interest in international tax 
    • Adept at using MS Office particularly Microsoft Excel (i.e. Pivot Tables, SUMIF, OFFSET, VLOOKUP) and TaxPrep 
    • Self-motivated and organized with a critical attention to detail 
    • Proven track record of ability to multi-task and to deliver high quality work as well as ability to work independently with minimal supervision 
    • Deadline oriented workstyle and strong work ethic: ability to work under pressure during critical reporting and tax compliance deadlines and to be fully accountable for deliverables 

    Where:

    Vancouver, easily accessible by transit.

    How Much:

    Competitive salary offered along with comprehensive benefits

    When & How to Apply:

    Please apply online if this sounds like an interesting role for you. This role is moving quickly and interviews will be on-going. Thank you!
    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.
  • Accounts Payable Team Lead

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    Looking for one of our key clients - we have placed many people with this company before and can attest firsthand to it being a fantastic place to work! They hire people who are self-motivated yet collaborative.

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    Looking for one of our key clients - we have placed many people with this company before and can attest firsthand to it being a fantastic place to work! They hire people who are self-motivated yet collaborative.

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a progressive and international manufacturing organization with head-quarter in Burnaby and locations globally. They have been in business for over 25 years and is a stable yet consistently growing and expanding organization. This is an excellent opportunity to work at a local head-office in a growth-oriented environment. This company has social events throughout the year, and they look for people who can strike the balance between hard-working and fun-loving.

    Who - the Candidate: 

    For this exciting opportunity we are seeking an Accounts Payable Team Leader. Reporting to the Shared Services Leader, the Accounts Payable Team Leader provides passionate insight into efficiencies, implementing best practices and is keen to understand our client’s business to effectively manage cash flows and the accounts payable process. The Accounts Payable Team Leader is a problem solving, forward thinking professional with proven leadership skills to motivate and be self-motivated, while working as a team player. Supporting company-wide initiatives and enhancing the overall Finance environment will be key to this role. 

    What - the Responsibilities: 

    Department Management
    • Serve as a role model in financial management, best practice sharing, proactive actions and creative problem-solving activities
    • Create and maintain positive relationships, including contacts from outside vendors and internal teams
    • Ensure key deadlines and tasks are completed
    • Provide suggestions on ways to improve efficiency and effectiveness of processes
    • Balance workloads amongst all team members to ensure equitable attention and resources are given to all business units and vendors
    • Establish on-going evaluation key AP metrics; develop monitoring and remediation plans as required

    Purchase to Pay Process
    • Ensure all invoices and payments are inputted timely and accurately
    • Maintain and drive improvements to compliance with internal controls (e.g. ensuring proper approvals are recorded on invoices, training the business on the purchase to pay process)
    • Proactive in maintaining good standing on our accounts with vendors
    • Perform weekly payment forecasts to senior management

    Month End
    • Review and advise on appropriate monthly accruals
    • Oversee the month-end tasks and monthly reconciliation of associated general ledger accounts
    • Support the year end audit

    Where: 

    Burnaby

    How Much: 

    A competitive salary that commensurate with experience plus benefits and vacation. Note: Upon successful hire, a criminal background check will be conducted.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Shared Services Leader

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    Excellent opportunity to lead through change & mentor a progressive team!

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    Excellent opportunity to lead through change & mentor a progressive team!

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a progressive and international manufacturing organization with head-quarter in Burnaby and locations globally. They have been in business for over 25 years and is a stable yet consistently growing and expanding organization. This is an excellent opportunity to work at a local head-office in a growth-oriented environment. This company has social events throughout the year, and they look for people who can strike the balance between hard-working and fun-loving. 

    What- the Role:

    For this exciting opportunity we are seeking a Shared Services Leader! Reporting to the VP, Finance the Shared Services Leader inspires and provides mentorship to the accounts receivable and accounts payable functions in North America while driving the ability of these areas to provide a high level of customer service to external parties and our internal teams, paying our invoices and collecting our receivables in a timely, accurate and efficient manner. This person will also be responsible for driving efficiencies through streamlining processes and executing automation projects to free up the team to perform other value-added work. 

    Key responsibilities:
    • Oversee the day-to-day work related to Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable teams.
    • Lead the improvement of processes ensuring delivery on time, within budget, and realizing the desired impacts.
    • Lead the analysis and development or update of process policies, controls, and testing.
    • Establish service level agreements and report on key performance measures.  Deliver services per the term of the service level agreements.
    • Manage the recruiting, onboarding, training, and development of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable teams.
    • Oversee continuous service level improvement initiatives associated with core processes.
    • Oversee the month-end tasks and monthly reconciliation of associated general ledger accounts for Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
    • Support the year end audit

    Who- The Candidate:

    Our ideal candidate brings a strong finance background coupled with excellent leadership & people management skills. We are also looking for someone that has demonstrated experience management through growth and has been instrumental in driving systems and business improvement. 

    • Minimum of 5+ years in a finance leadership capacity within a growing, ever changing business environment
    • Experience leading transformation projects related to finance
    • ERP system experience required
    • Concur or similar expense approval system experience an asset
    • Advanced Excel skills with demonstrated proficiency preferred
    • An undergraduate degree 

    Where: 

    Based at their head office in Burnaby

    How Much: 

    A competitive salary that commensurate with experience, plus comprehensive benefits and vacation.  

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving quickly! Swim is providing our client with an on-going short-list so please let us know as soon as possible if you are interested.
  • Junior/Intermediate Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Swim Recruiting is seeking an adaptable and dynamic Junior/Intermediate Accountant for a growing tech company!

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    Swim Recruiting is seeking an adaptable and dynamic Junior/Intermediate Accountant for a growing tech company!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a start up tech company with a tight knit team. 

    What - the Role:

    Junior/Intermediate Accountant reporting into the VP of Finance. This is a 1-2 month temporary role with a chance for the role to become permanent for the right candidate. Successful incumbent will be responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, assisting with month end process, year end audits and tax filings, as well as assist with other administrative work.

    Who - the Candidate: 

    We are seeking candidates with a minimum of 2 years of relevant accounting experience. QuickBooks experience is a huge asset. Successful candidate will have great communication skills, attention to detail and the ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver

    How Much:

    Compensation commensurate with level of experience.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Accounts Payable Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Swim Recruiting is seeking an adaptable and dynamic Accounts Payable Clerk for a growing, reputable company!

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    Swim Recruiting is seeking an adaptable and dynamic Accounts Payable Clerk for a growing, reputable company!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a successful and reputable Architecture Firm in Downtown, Vancouver. 

    What - the Role:

    Accounts Payable Clerk reporting to the Controller. 
    • Ensure invoices have appropriate approvals before processing into the accounting system;
    • Code and enter AP vouchers for all Canadian locations accurately and efficiently;
    • Preparation of detailed listings and reconciliations of charges and liaise with Project Accountants to resolve issues relating to project vouchers;
    • Reconcile and enter corporate credit card transactions;
    • Process AP cheques;
    • Provide backup for invoicing; 
    • Maintain AP filing, scanning and photocopying; 
    • Ad-Hoc support as appropriate

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking junior-level accountants who are bright, hard-working, professional, confident, personable, and dynamic, with willingness to learn and excellent time management skills 
    • At least 1 - 2 years of accounts payable experience within a high-volume environment; 
    • Prior experience working with accounting systems;
    • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Relevant education in finance or accounting is preferred;
    • Ability to work quickly and accurately; 
    • Work well under pressure and deadlines; 
    • Excellent time management skills; 
    • Experience in an office environment
    • Strong communicator

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with level of experience.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Chief Financial Officer

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    CFO role in the fascinating cannabis sector with exceptional opportunity for growth. Hiring company has a unique business model combined with a scientific approach, both of which are driven by an impressive and experienced leadership team. Ideally seeking candidates with prior cannabis sector experience; however, open to entrepreneurial individuals who have transferable experience from similarly fast-paced and high-change industries. 

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    CFO role in the fascinating cannabis sector with exceptional opportunity for growth. Hiring company has a unique business model combined with a scientific approach, both of which are driven by an impressive and experienced leadership team. Ideally seeking candidates with prior cannabis sector experience; however, open to entrepreneurial individuals who have transferable experience from similarly fast-paced and high-change industries. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is an exciting player in the ever-evolving cannabis sector. They have a unique business model, are well-resourced, and have extremely impressive and knowledgeable leaders at the helm. There are many good reasons to believe they are poised to be a true market leader. 

    What- The Opportunity: 

    Our client is seeking a new Chief Financial Officer who will join them in forging a continued journey of success. The CFO will lead the finance and administration function of this reputable and growing organization. Reporting to an inspiring CEO and Board of Directors and serving as an integral member of the senior leadership team, the CFO will be responsible for a diverse and ever-evolving portfolio. Initially an individual contributor, the CFO will eventually hire, develop, mentor, and lead a team in accounting & finance and administration, and potentially other departmental areas.

    What- The Responsibilities: 

    • Oversee the public company reporting schedule by preparing quarterly and year-end financial statements pursuant to IFRS, including MD&A and other reporting requirements.
    • Guide financial decisions and ensure a strong internal controls environment
    • Lead the steady financial governance of the organization’s activities through the development, implementation, and constant improvement of policies, procedures, processes, internal controls, and systems in compliance with applicable legislation and regulatory requirements
    • Prepare of monthly budget, forecast, and variance analysis, as well as ad hoc management reporting
    • Prepare quarterly and annual reporting for the Board of Directors
    • Execute (at least initially) on key accounting operations and processes including A/R, A/P, payroll, and taxes, and gradually build a team that will execute on these tasks with the CFO’s oversight
    • Ensure strict compliance with ever-changing cannabis industry rules and regulations, as per ACMPR licensing, provincial and federal authorities (i.e. Health Canada), and other governing bodies 
    • Oversee Administration and IT and potentially other departmental functions
    • Partner with accounting firm, audit firm, and other external consultants and service providers
    • Lead the implementation of a new Accounting/ERP system
    • Collaborate with the business in preparing, assessing, and endorsing annual corporate budgets and business plans
    • Perform risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments
    • Manage capital requests and subsequent budgeting processes
    • Employ a continuous improvement mindset while assessing and implementing improvements to financial tools and business processes
    • Manage transfer pricing, audit, and multi-currency issues
    • Lead ad hoc FP&A and corporate finance, including eventual involvement in investment fundraising and transactions (potential M&A)
    • Manage treasury and cash flow and recommend options for fund management
    • Take on other projects and tasks as assigned

    Who- The Candidate: 

    A committed senior leader with experience leading in a fast-paced and high-change environment, you will be comfortable working in an entrepreneurial company. You will also be able to jump into work headfirst and handle a variety of tasks while partnering and supporting individuals at all levels of the organization.  You are keen to run a tight finance operation that is efficient and effective. The position will work collaboratively within the Senior Leadership Team to identify opportunities to grow the organization, to mitigate risk, and to build new efficiencies in operational processes while ensuring the company’s financial health, as well as public company compliance and internal controls, remains strong. You embody adaptability, versatility, and the entrepreneurial drive to make a positive impact within an ambitious company. 

    What- the Qualifications:  

    • Canadian CPA Accounting Designation or International equivalent is required. Additional accreditation such as MBA, Finance or CFA is a significant asset
    • At least 10 years’ progressive accounting and finance experience, including 5+ years in a management capacity
    • Experience in a fast-moving and high-change company, preferably a start-up, is mandatory 
    • Experience in the cannabis sector is certainly an attractive asset. Otherwise, experience in other regulated industries with parallels to cannabis such as food & beverage, alcohol, pharmaceutical, exploration mining, and gaming. 
    • Public company experience is highly preferred but not absolutely required for a quick and willing learner 
    • Strong financial reporting skills (IFRS) and technical accounting knowledge
    • Sound knowledge of accounting systems and accounting control processes
    • Public practice training within audit & assurance is preferred but not required 
    • Excellent team leadership and change management skills 
    • Top-notch relationship building skills- both internal and external 
    • Excellent prioritization, time management, and organizational skills 

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary in-line with relevance and depth of financial leadership experience, plus great upside potential from equity. Please discuss with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    Swim Recruiting has been exclusively engaged on this search and will be presenting qualified and shortlisted candidates directly to the CEO for review. If you are interested, please do not hesitate to let us know soon! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly.  If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • HR Manager

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    This is a great opportunity for an experienced and influential HR professional to drive HR best practices.

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    This is a great opportunity for an experienced and influential HR professional to drive HR best practices.

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client, a well-established family owned company dedicated to quality food.  The ideal HR Manager will have a good palate for fine foods!

    What - the Role:

    Our client has experienced tremendous growth over the past year and continued exponential growth is expected.  They are in need of an experienced and influential HR professional to drive HR best practices.  Reporting to the Company owner, the HR Manger will have a diverse portfolio of responsibilities including talent acquisition, employee relations, learning & development, employee engagement, HR operations, and HR projects.

    In addition to partnering with department team managers to execute on the recruitment strategy, the HR Manager will also be responsible for the recruitment process for our clients operations, including attracting, sourcing, and screening top talent in addition to developing strategies to retain high quality people.  Paramount to this role will be creating and implementing organizational development strategies to maintain a positive working environment. 
    In addition, you will:
    • Develop a blueprint for the organization’s core values, employment brand, and corporate culture and create a hiring and bench marking system and processes to ensure that our client scales their talent pool consistently with minimal hiring mistakes.
    • Develop and evolve hiring strategies for field sales, inside sales, and channel sales, and create a compensation model that attracts top talent, maximizes performance, and allows our client to continue to create a sustainable business
    • Drive employee engagement strategies and activities to improve the employee experience and overall retention. 
    • Create an incentive program for the entire senior management group and the sales team
    • Develop HR strategies, procedures, tools, and processes.
    • Coordination of search and interview schedule; maintenance of candidate pool; employer/candidate liaison and perform interviews.
    • Create and administer employment agreements and negotiate compensation and benefits.
    • Design and prepare job descriptions and compensation bench marking.
    • Provide consultation for addressing employee issues and concerns.

    Who - the Candidate:

    The ideal candidate has a solid background in a sole practitioner Human Resources function as well as leadership experience, and:
    • Minimum 5 years’ progressive Human Resources experience. 
    • Proven track record of building strong working relationships with business and human resource partners while fostering a cooperative work environment.
    • Thorough knowledge of Canadian and BC labour laws. 
    • Ability to work collaboratively across divisions and functions to design solutions to business issues.
    • Ability to creatively identify and target key hires within the industry
    • Coordination of search and interview schedule; maintenance of candidate pool; employer/candidate liaison and perform interviews.
    • Experience in sourcing, on-boarding, and supporting international employees.
    • A CPHR designation would be considered an asset
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficiency using HR software 
    • Results oriented and self-motivated with natural leadership abilities
    • Energetic and determined to succeed
    • Entrepreneurial individual placing focus on the company’s short-term and long-term goals and objectives

    Where: 

    Burnaby BC within walking distance from Skytrain station

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with experience and skills 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Business Analyst - Finance

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    We are looking for Business Analysts who are bright, professional, confident, and dynamic. 

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    We are looking for Business Analysts who are bright, professional, confident, and dynamic. 

    Who - the Company:  

    Our client is a progressive, global manufacturing organization with HQ in Burnaby. They have been in business for over 25 years and is a stable yet consistently growing organization. This is an excellent opportunity to work at a local head-office in a growth-oriented environment. This company has social events throughout the year, and they look for people who can strike the balance between hard-working and fun-loving. Currently we are seeking a Business Analyst for their Finance team to start immediately on a permanent basis. 

    What - the Role: 

    The role of Finance Business Analyst is instrumental in fulfilling the needs of our client’s internal and external stakeholders with highly efficient solutions that deliver operational excellence and leverage their investment in Oracle eBusiness Suite R12.The successfully candidate will need to understand the business requirement from finance perspective, have experience with best-in-class system control processes, utilize our existing investment in Oracle, to improve processes and implement new features related to finance.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    This is a wonderful career opportunity for someone who really wants to grow with a global company and work in a forward-looking, strategic capacity while still being hands on. We are seeking solid finance backgrounds and experience with Oracle eBusiness Suite R12
    The Business Analyst will be someone with strong attention to detail and the ability to build relationships with various stakeholders and business leaders within the organization. Strong communication skills are key, as is the desire to build trusting relationships with managers and peers. As the role is dynamic, the ideal candidate is flexible and adaptable to changes in a growing environment while maintaining strong support for their team. 

    What- the Qualifications:

    • Comprehensive knowledge and experience using and improvising in Oracle eBusiness Suite R12 in a Finance capacity
    • Minimum 4 years progressive corporate finance experience 
    • Consulting experience gained working for a consulting firm or in a company-internal role
    • Demonstrated experience in supporting corporate decision making with financial improvements

    How Much: 

    Basesalary commensurate with depth and breadth of relevant experience and education, plus excellent and comprehensive benefits and vacation.  

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving quite quickly, so please do not delay in applying if you are interested. You can reach out to your Recruiter at Swim, or if you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit APPLY NOW and send us your most up-to-date resume. 

  • Payroll Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    Seeking an accountant turned payroll specialist with a well-established company in Richmond, BC.

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    Seeking an accountant turned payroll specialist with a well-established company in Richmond, BC.

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established and well-respected mid-sized company. They have several hundred employees in their Richmond office. Their corporate culture is tightknit, people-focused, and are known to give back to the community.

    What - the Role: 

    Reporting to the Accounting Manager/ Controller, you will performs a variety of accounting functions including, but not limited to, processing payroll, month end close, reconciling balance sheet accounts, coding and posting A/P invoices. You will assist with the preparation of annual operating/capital budgets, analyze operating statements and other financial reports and recommends cost-saving strategies. The position is highly weighted on payroll. Swim Recruiting can provide a detailed job description to interested applicants.

    Who - the Candidate:

    • 3+ years of relevant payroll experience in a high-volume, complex business
    • Solid accounting knowledge
    • Must be adaptable and demonstrate ability to handle lots of changes
    • Must be hardworking and responsible; able to accommodate month end/year end deadlines
    • Detail-oriented and well-organized 
    • Strong Excel; Knowledge of Avanti (payroll software) ADP (accounting software) would be an asset.
    • Strong English communication skills and interpersonal skills

    Where: 

    Richmond, BC

    How Much:

    Compensation commensurate to level of experience. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Accountant for a small real estate development company! Great culture, team and work-life balance. 

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    Accountant for a small real estate development company! Great culture, team and work-life balance. 

    Who- the Company:  

    Our client a small real estate developer is recognized as one of British Columbia’s most enlightened development groups. They have been building boutique experiences for homeowners for well over 20 years with iconic residential communities that are the result of their highly detailed approach to residential development. 
    They are preparing for a new era of growth and therefore seeks a qualified Accountant to join their organization. 

    What- the Role: 

    Working directly with the Controller, the Accountant will be responsible for various aspects of the accounting lifecycle. At the beginning, they will assist with the following tasks - but as they gain experience within our organization, their responsibilities and the variety of work will steadily increase:

    • Accounts Receivable – Processing sales invoices, receipts and payments from clients and tenants. Monitoring accounts receivable and following up on outstanding balances, as required. 
    • Accounts Payable – Processing purchase orders, invoices and cheques accurately and on time. Maintaining consultant payments spreadsheets. Ensuring policies, procedures and internal controls are followed consistently. 
    • Payroll – Processing commissions and payroll for sales centre staff. 
    • General Accounting - Timely month-end close, including preparation of financial statements and reports for other departments as required. Preparing and recording journal entries. Ensuring accuracy of all general ledger activity, including reconciliations of all necessary accounts. Preparing working papers and analysis for external accountant. Liaising with external accountant and CRA. 
    • Banking – Making bank deposits, reconciling bank and credit card accounts, liaising with bank officials and preparing loan draws, as required. 
    • Monthly & Annual Statutory Filings and Remittances – Preparing payroll, sales tax and subcontractor payment reports. 
    • Other - Assisting with special projects as needed. 
    Please note: As the candidate gains experience within our organization, responsibilities within the above areas will increase. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    This position is well suited to individuals who have relevant experience yet are open to learning and willing to grow in their role. To thrive, applicants must be ethical, resilient, self-motivated, detail-oriented, highly organized. They must also be able to communicate in the English language both verbally and in writing. 
    In addition to these qualities, the ideal applicant will have: 
    • A minimum 1-2 years’ public practice experience
    • Experience in the Development or Construction industries or Property Management industries
    • A professional accounting designation (CGA, CMA, CA, or CPA) ideal but would consider strong candidates that are close to completing their designation
    • Good understanding of Income Tax and Goods & Services Tax
    • Experience with Quickbooks, Microsoft Word and Excel
    • The ability to work independently, quickly and accurately 

    How Much: 

    Base salary will be commensurate with experience, education, and skills. 
    Benefits & Company Culture: 
    1. Insurance package
    2. Education reimbursement program
    3. Group social events and lunches
    4. Beautiful home office and a kitchen stocked with snacks
    5. Small, tight-knit group of colleagues that value teamwork, work-life balance, and open communication

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver. Located in the heart of downtown in a small tight knit polished office.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving quickly, so please apply soon if you are keen to discuss further. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to them directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume as soon as you can. Swim Recruiting will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for review. 
  • Accounting Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    Great opportunity for an Accounting Clerk with a well-established growing company! 

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    Great opportunity for an Accounting Clerk with a well-established growing company! 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established organization with a 60+ year history and are locally the largest company in their industry!

    What - the Role:

    Accounting Clerk reporting to the CFO and Controller. The successful candidate will start out by taking on Accounts Receivable tasks including printing invoices, updating AR reports and schedules, sending out invoices, statements and overdue notices and reminders to customers, and processing payments. Once the candidate is fully efficient with these tasks, they will take on accounts payable tasks as well. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking individuals who have a dynamic and outgoing personality, with great work ethic and strong attention to detail. Successful candidate will have at least 1 year of relevant accounting experience and will have good Excel skills.

    Where: 

    Richmond, BC

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with experience and skills, 2 weeks’ vacation, benefits and RRSP

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Senior Accountant, Technology

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Greater Vancouver, BC, CA

    Great career opportunity for a CPA who wants to work for a large and complex company. Qualified candidates will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, in addition to strong technical accounting skills gained through public practice training. 

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    Great career opportunity for a CPA who wants to work for a large and complex company. Qualified candidates will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, in addition to strong technical accounting skills gained through public practice training. 

    Who- the Company: 

    A large, matrixed, and highly successful publicly-listed corporation with over 1500 employees.  This reputable company is a leader in their industry. 

    What- the Role: 

    Our client is seeking a new Senior Accountant, Technology will be an accounting subject matter expert within the technology area of the business, and the role will involve a blend of financial reporting, variance analysis, consolidation work, accounting implication assessments, and process improvement. This is a cross-functional and fast-paced role involves a great deal of analysis and business partnering. 
    Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a more thorough job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking designated CPAs (or close to designation) who are well-rounded and who want to use both their technical accounting skills AND their interpersonal soft skills at work every day. Candidates must have at least 3 years progressive accounting experience. This experience can be gained entirely within a large public practice firm, although training in public practice followed by experience in industry is preferred. Exposure to a fast-paced and high-change industry such as technology, retail, or real estate is preferred (in-house and/or from client portfolio). Candidates should be systems savvy, preferably with experience using a sophisticated ERP system.

    This company has a very performance driven culture and it is a company that will provide investment in their employees in terms of development training – leadership skills, technical skills, system skills, etc. 

    Where: 

    Greater Vancouver, BC.  Vibrant office environment with great amenities. 

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience, plus a pension plan, overtime pay, and other perks and benefits. Please discuss with Swim for further details. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format. 
  • General Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Langley, BC, CA

    General Accountant for a well-established leading manufacturer in Langley!

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    General Accountant for a well-established leading manufacturer in Langley!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established leading manufacturer with a solid team, positive environment and a down to earth, relaxed culture!

    What - the Role:

    General Accountant reporting to the Controller. The General Accountant will be responsible for the Balance Sheet including Inventory Reporting, Fixed Asset Reporting, Long Term Debt and Capital Lease Reporting, Period End & Financial & Sales Reporting, Periodic (Monthly/Weekly) Analysis of General Ledger Accounts etc. The General Accountant will also be responsible for assisting with Quarter End and Year End working papers, and process improvements. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking a high performing Accountant with at least 4-5 years of progressive accounting experience. Successful incumbent will be down to earth, dynamic, and easygoing, with strong technical accounting skills. 

    • Must be pursuing Accounting Designation
    • Minimum 4-5 years of progressive accounting experience, and must have inventory accounting experience 
    • Strong technical accounting skills
    • Previous experience with a large/complex company structure with multiple entities or divisions
    • ERP experience is a must have
    • Manufacturing or Distribution industry experience is a huge asset

    Where: 

    Langley, British Columbia

    How Much:

    Base salary and total compensation package commensurate with experience and skills. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Senior Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Langley, BC, CA

    Senior Accountant for a well-established leading manufacturer in Langley!

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    Senior Accountant for a well-established leading manufacturer in Langley!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established leading manufacturer with a solid team, positive environment and a down to earth, relaxed culture!

    What - the Role:

    Senior Accountant reporting to the Controller. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for the Balance Sheet including Inventory Reporting, Fixed Asset Reporting, Long Term Debt and Capital Lease Reporting, Period End & Financial & Sales Reporting, Periodic (Monthly/Weekly) Analysis of General Ledger Accounts etc. The Senior Accountant will also be responsible for Quarter End and Year End working papers, and process improvements. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking a high performing Senior Accountant with at least 5 years of progressive accounting experience. Successful incumbent will be down to earth, dynamic, and easygoing, with strong technical accounting skills. 

    • Must have an Accounting Designation
    • Minimum 5 years of progressive accounting experience, and must have inventory accounting experience 
    • Strong technical accounting skills
    • Previous experience with a large/complex company structure with multiple entities or divisions
    • ERP experience is a must have
    • Manufacturing or Distribution industry experience is a huge asset

    Where: 

    Langley, British Columbia

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary and total compensation package commensurate with experience and skills. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Controller

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Langley, BC, CA

    Fantastic Controller opportunity with a successful and well-established company!

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    Fantastic Controller opportunity with a successful and well-established company!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a large, highly regarded, and growth-oriented company, in manufacturing and distribution.  They are looking for an experienced and dedicated individual to join their team as Controller.  This position is located in Langley BC, and reports to the CFO.

    What - the Role:

    This is an amazing opportunity for someone who has already gained solid experience as controller or assistant controller within a mid to larger size finance environment and is ready to take their game to the next level.  You will be joining a solid finance and accounting team, within a positive, down to earth, and supportive culture!  You will work closely with and have the support and mentorship of the CFO. 
    The Controller will be responsible for overseeing the day to day, operational aspects of the accounting activities, including, but not limited to:
    • Managing and supporting a team of direct reports.  
    • Overseeing all activities pertaining to the generation of financial statements and working papers. 
    • Ensuring established processes are followed, while mentoring / guiding the team to function at the best of their ability.
    • Review and approve journal entries, working papers, and quarter-end/year-end special schedules to ensure accurate, timely, production of financial statements. 
    • Oversees / supervises Accounts Payable ensuring accounts are paid in a timely manner, and positive vendor relationships are maintained.
    • Oversees Accounts Receivable and credit department to ensure proper controls and procedures are implemented and followed.
    • Provides accounting and credit team members with guidance and support as required.
    • Assists the CFO in maintaining / improving strong financial (and operational) controls to uphold high standards of compliance for external and internal reporting.

    Who - the Candidate:

    Our ideal candidate is a high-performing accounting & finance leader with at least 8 years progressive, relevant experience. An accounting designation is required, as is experience managing, mentoring, and coaching a team of at least 5 people.  Manufacturing or Distribution industry experience is an asset. 
    • Must have an Accounting Designation
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in a management role
    • Strong technical accounting skills and working knowledge of IFRS
    • Previous experience with an ERP system
    • Manufacturing or Distribution industry experience is an asset

    Where: 

    Langley, BC

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with experience and skills, please discuss directly with Swim.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Junior Corporate Accountant (Accounts Payable)

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    This is a great opportunity for a New Grad in Accounting who is keen to grow in a complex and interesting North American company. 

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    This is a great opportunity for a New Grad in Accounting who is keen to grow in a complex and interesting North American company. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established leading manufacturer and distributor with facilities cross Canada and the United States.  

    What - the Role:

    Junior Corporate Accountant (Accounts Payable) reporting into the Controller. The successful candidate will be responsible for full cycle accounts payable. Potential opportunity to grow in this role down the line for high performers and take on additional tasks including bank and balance sheet reconciliations, expense reports, journal entries and potentially support credit card coding and payments. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking individuals who have a dynamic and outgoing personality, with great work ethic. Successful candidate will have 1 year of experience in accounting.

    Where: 

    Richmond, British Columbia

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with experience and skills, target bonus and pension for high performers. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Accounts Payable Specialist

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Permanent and full-time Accounts Payable role with a well-established, successful, and reputable company in a very exciting industry. If you are looking for a new job in AP, look no further at this is one of the best opportunities in Vancouver! 

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    Permanent and full-time Accounts Payable role with a well-established, successful, and reputable company in a very exciting industry. If you are looking for a new job in AP, look no further at this is one of the best opportunities in Vancouver! 

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a highly reputable and award-winning Vancouver-based organization with a great brand and an exciting vision. The company continues to grow, and they are very much people focused. The organization has an impressive and experienced senior leadership team and is known for having an engaged workforce and dynamic corporate culture. This is a fantastic place to work within an exciting industry, and a company you can be proud of representing! 

    What- the Role:

    Accounts Payable Specialist- permanent and full-time. Reporting into an A/P Supervisor and working alongside 3 others in accounts payable. They have a very tight-knit, efficient, and fun-loving team! 

    What- the Responsibilities:

    The A/P Specialist will be responsible for processing a high volume of detailed invoices- anywhere from 100 to 300 a week. This is a hands-on A/P role requiring great multi-tasking skills and a high attention to detail. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are key as the A/P Specialist will be following-up on and resolving inquiries internally from employees as well as from external vendors and suppliers. Day to day responsibilities will include coding, verifying, approving, matching, and posting purchase orders, invoices, cheques, and expense reports, as well as doing cheque runs, money transfers, and EFT payments. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.

    Where:  

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful open-concept office. Very transit accessible and close to many amenities. The office has a gym, showers, and kitchen. 

    Who- the Candidate:

    • Recent and relevant experience taking care of A/P (we are open to candidates with anywhere from 1 to 6 years AP & Accounting-related work experience!)  
    • Upbeat, friendly, dynamic, adaptable, and comfortable communicating with a variety of people both inside and outside of the company. Must have a focus on customer service and be very people-oriented. 
    • Great attention to detail, highly organized, and efficient. 
    • Computer savvy, and comfortable learning a variety of new systems.  

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary commensurate with years of experience and A/P skills, plus great benefits, perks, a performance-based bonus, an RRSP match, and 3 weeks’ vacation.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format.

  • Accounts Payable Specialist

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Delta, BC, CA

    Great opportunity to work for a growing company in Delta. Get to work with a wonderful accounting team! 

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    Great opportunity to work for a growing company in Delta. Get to work with a wonderful accounting team! 

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a complex North American manufacturing company with a long history and high-quality products. 

    What- the Role:

    Swim is seeking a new Accounts Payable Specialist on behalf of this successful company. The new AP Specialist will be responsible for liaising with different departments to ensure all AP invoices are approved and submitted accurately and in a timely manner. Duties will include reconciling vendor statements, working with the Controller to make sure supplier & vendor payments are processed, preparing journal entries, doing coding, responding to a variety of internal and external AP related inquiries, etc. This will be a contract role to start, with a chance for conversion to permanent. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a comprehensive job description

    Who- the Candidate:

    We are seeking professionals with at least 1 year and ideally 2+ years of relevant work experience in a similar AP or junior accounting capacity. Experience using an ERP system is an asset, and some form of post-secondary education in a relevant field such as accounting, finance, or commerce is preferred. Great written and verbal communication skills are crucial in this role, as is the ability to collaborate closely with colleagues in accounting and other departments. 

    Where:

    Office is located in Delta.

    How Much:

    Hourly rate commensurate with level of experience and qualifications- please discuss with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply:

    Swim Recruiting will be representing short-listed candidates directly to the hiring manager for consideration. If you are interested in this great A/P opportunity, please let us know today and we can discuss further! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.

  • Corporate Controller, Private Equity

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic career opportunity with a Canadian private equity firm. This is a great role for a senior accounting & finance professional who enjoys variety and who wants to see all the inner workings of an ambitious and well-run business. The scope of this role is wide and spans full-cycle accounting, corporate tax, investor relations, fund reporting, fundraising, and general business management. 

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    Fantastic career opportunity with a Canadian private equity firm. This is a great role for a senior accounting & finance professional who enjoys variety and who wants to see all the inner workings of an ambitious and well-run business. The scope of this role is wide and spans full-cycle accounting, corporate tax, investor relations, fund reporting, fundraising, and general business management. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a very reputable private equity firm that is dedicated to growing local companies in their portfolio into larger and more successful companies. The firm is under impressive leadership and they have built a notable portfolio of companies across several provinces and in various sectors. Swim Recruiting can provide much more insight into the people, scope, and business model of this firm. 

    What- the Role: 

    Our client is hiring for their new Corporate Controller. The new Corp. Controller will be joining a tightknit team consisting of Managing Directors and VPs, as well as a part-time Accountant who will directly support the Controller. This is a unique opportunity as the Controller will be working in a small corporate office that oversees a portfolio of companies which total significant revenues.  In many ways this is a “best of both worlds” scenario. The Controller will have all the traditional accounting responsibilities- financial reporting & financial statements, forecasting & budgeting, management of the annual audit, corporate tax, AP & AR, etc. Additionally, the Controller will get involved in investor relations, fund reporting, fundraising, and general business management. This role has a wide and evolving scope. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a comprehensive job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    Our ideal candidate will be a designated accountant with a diverse experience in full-cycle accounting gained through 10+ years progressive experience (with the last 5+ years at a senior level), including tenure within a relevant business such as a financial services firm, a fund accounting firm, or another private equity firm. Previous public practice training is preferred, and experience with corporate taxation is a significant asset. Professional development beyond the Canadian CPA will be viewed favourable, such as long-term pursuit of in-depth tax courses, MBA, CBV, etc. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver. 

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary commensurate with level and relevance of previous work experience. Please discuss further with Swim Recruiting. 

    When & How to Apply:

    Swim Recruiting will be screening and shortlisting on behalf of our client and presenting suitable candidates directly to one of the Managing Director’s for review. If you are interested in this great opportunity with a successful Canadian private equity firm, please do not hesitate to apply. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Senior Billing Coordinator (Projects)

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Our downtown Vancouver client is seeking a new Senior Billing Coordinator / Project Accountant for their collaborative, fun-loving, and high-performing team. This is a blended role involving both project accounting (i.e. complex billing & invoicing) and project coordination (i.e. work in progress tracking and project reporting). Accounting designation or post-secondary education is an asset, but not required, and in fact the pursuit of a PMP certification is just as relevant. 

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    Our downtown Vancouver client is seeking a new Senior Billing Coordinator / Project Accountant for their collaborative, fun-loving, and high-performing team. This is a blended role involving both project accounting (i.e. complex billing & invoicing) and project coordination (i.e. work in progress tracking and project reporting). Accounting designation or post-secondary education is an asset, but not required, and in fact the pursuit of a PMP certification is just as relevant. 

    Who- the Company:  

    Our client is an international consulting firm with an almost 30-year history that provides professional services on diverse and large-scale projects taking place in several different countries. This organization hires people who are self-motivated and who are collaborative team players who can also work autonomously. They have a fun-loving, entrepreneurial, and dynamic corporate culture. 

    What- the Role: 

    Our client is looking for a new Senior Billing Coordinator / Project Accountant for their very busy and collaborative team. The new Project Acct will be working along several peers, each with a different client portfolio for which they are responsible for the project billing/invoicing (50+ bills a month), project reporting (scheduled and ad hoc), work in progress (WIP) tracking and reconciliation, forecasting, budget tracking, etc. Providing excellent customer service while having a keen eye for detail is crucial in this fast-paced role!

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking candidates with at least 2 years’ relevant work experience in a similar project-based invoicing / billing role. The ability to interpret and manage complex billing and invoicing is very important. Some form of post-secondary education related to accounting is preferred. Qualified candidates will take an interest in project management and will be keen to contribute to the smooth running of large-scale and complex projects- please note that the company would financially support the Project Accountant should they choose to pursue their PMP certification in future. Great English communication skills are key (written and verbal), and speaking a second language (Spanish, French, etc.) is advantageous. 

    How Much: 

    This company provides employees with a very generous total compensation package. Base salary will be commensurate with experience, education, and skills. Additionally, employees will receive a performance-based bonus, and professional development support (i.e. pursuing a relevant certification, attending conferences, etc.). Employees can also track overtime hours if/when worked and take in future as time in lieu (or get paid out for the overtime). This company has many fun corporate events, and there are employee perks like free on-site exercise classes. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver. The corporate office has showers and bike lockers on site, and many employees commute to work by bike, transit, or foot. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving quickly, so please apply soon if you are keen to discuss further. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to them directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume as soon as you can. Swim Recruiting will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for review. 

  • Finance Manager, Compliance & Internal Controls

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic career opportunity with a high-growth public company headquartered in Vancouver! Great role for a CPA at Manager-level who is seeking their first industry opportunity after public practice, or someone who already has industry experience but who wants to work for a fast-paced, high-growth, multi-national public company. Generous total compensation plan. 

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    Fantastic career opportunity with a high-growth public company headquartered in Vancouver! Great role for a CPA at Manager-level who is seeking their first industry opportunity after public practice, or someone who already has industry experience but who wants to work for a fast-paced, high-growth, multi-national public company. Generous total compensation plan. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is an innovative and successful public company that is developing a fascinating product. The Vancouver headquartered company is growing by leaps and bounds. 

    Where: 

    Vancouver, BC, in a bustling and vibrant part of town. 

    What- the Position: 

    We are seeking a new Finance Manager who will work closely with a tight-knit and collaborative accounting & finance team of around 15 people. The new Manager will plan, coordinate, and conduct compliance and internal controls assessments across all functional groups (this company is US-listed and SOX compliant). This company has a fast-paced and exciting work environment with plenty of opportunity for new learning, to contribute to innovative process improvements, and for long-term career development. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with detailed job description

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking accounting professionals with at least 5 years relevant and progressive experience in accounting, including a few years specializing in internal controls and compliance for public companies.  

    • Canadian CPA Accounting Designation or an International equivalent.
    • CISA, CIA, or CISM certification is highly preferred. Company will support future pursuit of any of these certifications. 
    • Public practice training
    • Experience with NI 52-109/SOX requirements for public companies. 
    • Working knowledge of internal controls framework for business processes (COSO 2013) and Ideally also for IT (ISO 27002, COBIT, ITIL)
    • Self-motivated, hard-working, and eager to contribute to the continued growth of a fast-paced and ambitious public company. 

    How Much: 

    Generous total compensation package commensurate with experience. In addition to the competitive base salary there is also a bonus program, an RRSP match, an employee stock option plan, a good paid time off program, great health & dental benefits, a fitness allowance, various corporate social events, etcetera. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Swim is presenting candidates directly to the hiring team. If you are interested in this great finance role working for a fascinating company creating an admirable product, please don’t hesitate to reach out soon. 
  • Payroll Coordinator

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    Payroll Coordinator for a fast-growing, global and supportive company in Burnaby!

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    Payroll Coordinator for a fast-growing, global and supportive company in Burnaby!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a progressive and international manufacturing organization with head-quarter in Burnaby and locations globally. They have been in business for over 25 years and is a stable yet consistently growing and expanding organization. This is an excellent opportunity to work at a head-office and work closely with a large and dynamic finance and accounting team in a growth-oriented environment. This company has social events throughout the year, and they look for people who can strike the balance between hard-working and fun-loving. 

    What - the Role: 

    This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive team as one of their Payroll Coordinator. This is a newly created role due to growth. The role will involve performing all functions necessary for the preparation and processing of employee hourly and salaried payrolls both in Canada and the US. The position requires a strong understanding of current payroll tax requirements and relevant laws associated with the processing of employee wage data, including payroll taxes, employee federal and state income and social security taxes and other required reporting.
    • Entering New Hires in ADP Work Force Now – including the review and verification of source documents
    • Manage employee time clock verifications and edits
    • Confirm and enter all employee related deductions and other liabilities
    • Update payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers
    • Draft relevant weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports
    • Assist with special projects as assigned by the Payroll Manager

    Who - the Candidate: 

    We are looking for an experienced payroll professional with at least 5 years of experience ideally in a large and complex environment. In addition we are seeking someone with the following: 
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion
    • Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
    • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines
    • 5+ years of experience in Canadian or US payroll, experience with processing payroll for other countries would be desirable
    • Designation as Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP)
    • Experience using ADP Work Force Now is a major asset
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office particularly Microsoft Excel

    Where:

    Burnaby

    How Much:

    A competitive salary that commensurate with experience, plus comprehensive benefits and vacation.  

    When & How to Apply:

    This search is moving quickly! Swim is providing our client with an on-going short-list so please let us know as soon as possible if you are interested.
  • Senior Corporate Accountant, PERM - Mar '19

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Delta, BC, CA

    Reporting into a fantastic Corporate Controller, the Sr. Corporate Accountant will be the most senior member of the Financial Reporting team and act as a great mentor and leader to an Intermediate Accountant and 2 ap clerks

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    Reporting into a fantastic Corporate Controller, the Sr. Corporate Accountant will be the most senior member of the Financial Reporting team and act as a great mentor and leader to an Intermediate Accountant and 2 ap clerks

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established and successful manufacturing company with operations in North America and abroad. 

    Where: 

    Delta with free parking

    What- the Role:

    Senior Corporate Accountant – 
    There will be a lot of exposure in this position with opportunity to grow.  Working closely the Corporate Controller, you will be responsible for performing full cycle accounting for all entities in a multi-currency and multi-jurisdictional environment, up to and including the preparation of consolidated financial statements. In addition to maintaining day-to-day reporting, this position also plays a key role in assisting with various finance projects. This organization operates in a challenging multinational environment with complex reporting requirements, both internally and at their parent company. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    The ideal candidate will be designated with a combination of public practice and industry experience and about 3+ years’ experience.  Preference to candidates with some exposure to manufacturing environments.  Candidates with experience working in a multinational, multicurrency environment is ideal.  The preferred candidate possesses an understanding of IFRS and Canadian GAAP. You have advanced working knowledge of Excel, and comfort level with ERP systems and BI cubes. Previous experience preparing monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial statements for multiple entities will set the incumbent up for success in this role. 

    We are looking for candidates who have a strong work ethic and drive, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. If you’re adaptable, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working with a collaborative team, we want to hear from you.

    Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary commensurate with level of experience. This company also provides Please discuss compensation further with Swim Recruiting.

    When & How to Apply:

    This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.
  • Controller

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vernon, BC, CA

    Our client, a publicly traded company, and leader in a growing and exciting industry, is seeking an exceptional and proven Controller to join their team.  

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    Our client, a publicly traded company, and leader in a growing and exciting industry, is seeking an exceptional and proven Controller to join their team.  

    Their preference is for the Controller to work in the Vernon office, however they will also look at great candidates from Vancouver.  If your situation doesn’t permit a move to Vernon, then it will be expected that you’re comfortable working from the Vernon office at least 1 week/month.

    We are looking for candidates who thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, are the ‘roll up your sleeves’ type, and enjoy thinking outside the box.  This position will appeal to candidates who enjoy building processes and structures from the ground up, operating at a quick pace, and leading a growing team.  A team player, you’re known for your exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and build rapport easily. 

    A day in the life of the Controller 

    Reporting to the CFO, the Controller is responsible for: 
    • Providing leadership and management for a small but growing team executing key accounting operations and processes including A/R, A/P, sales, payroll and taxes;
    • Prepare monthly/quarterly consolidation of operating subsidiaries;   
    • Overseeing the public company reporting schedule by preparing quarterly and year-end financial statements pursuant to IFRS, including MD&A and other reporting requirements;  
    • Lead the implementation of a new Accounting/ERP system;
    • Refining and leading the accounting close and reporting process;
    • Guiding financial decisions and ensuring a strong control environment through the development and implementation of accounting and controls policies and procedures;
    • In conjunction with the CFO, partnering with the business in preparing, assessing and endorsing annual budgets and business plans;
    • Employing a continuous improvement mindset, assessing and implementing improvements to financial tools and business processes;
    • Coaching, developing and providing performance management processes to the finance team; 
    • Reporting, interpreting and communicating the results of operations to all levels of management;
    The finer print 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required;
    • CPA, CA designation strongly preferred;
    • 5-7+ years of finance & accounting experience required with strong IFRS knowledge; 
    • Public company reporting experience preferred, with detailed knowledge of financial consolidations, financial statement preparation, MD&A, and other public company reporting; 
    • Outstanding knowledge of accounting principles and procedures;
    • Knowledge of ERP system implementations and best in class finance processes; 
    • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company’s success;
    • Team player and critical thinker with problem-solving skills;
    • Excellent time-management, interpersonal and communication skills;
    • Thrive in an entrepreneur environment and enjoy building processes and structures from the ground-up; 

    Where:

    Vernon (preferred) or Vancouver

    Compensation: 

    competitive base salary + target bonus of up to 20% and generous options.

    When & How To Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Director Financial Reporting

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Seeking a Director Financial Reporting to lead the Financial reporting function for this newly public and rapidly growing company!

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    Seeking a Director Financial Reporting to lead the Financial reporting function for this newly public and rapidly growing company!

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client, a rapidly growing Cannabis company located downtown Vancouver has the potential to become one of the largest licensed producers of medical and recreational cannabis in the world.

    This company has a diverse, passionate team of doctors, scientists, researchers, growers, educators, and advocates who came together with the goal of increasing access to safe, high quality cannabis for medical patients and recreational consumers with a few facilities across the lower mainland and a beautiful office located downtown Vancouver. They are an entrepreneurial, fast paced company that have a fantastic collaborative and fun culture.

    This company has recently gone from private to public, was at 200 employees at the beginning of 2019 and plans to be at 2500 by the end of the year! 

    What- the Role: 

    This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Financial reporting function for this newly public and rapidly growing company! 
    Leading a team of 2 Business Analysts. The Director, Financial Reporting will oversee the organization’s ongoing monthly and external compliance public company quarterly and annual reporting requirements. This position works closely with the VP of Financial Operations and CFO. This position is responsible for the preparation of all internal and external financial reporting documents and supporting information, researching and investigating new or complex accounting issues, and oversight of head office finance systems requirements.
    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Prepare financial statements and notes in compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and draft management discussion and analysis
    • Actively manage the quarterly disclosure process
    • Maintain complete and accurate internal accounting records and working papers including managing the consolidation process of multiple subsidiaries
    • Proactively research, interpret and recommend the proper application of accounting standards and work cooperatively with operations and corporate teams for application of recommendations
    • Prepare the monthly financial package and financial elements of the monthly management report within the prescribed deadlines
    • Provide guidance and analysis to regional reporting teams at operations to deliver accurate and timely reporting
    • Manage the financial planning process and coordinate the budget and forecast process
    • Work closely with our external auditors on the financial statement audit
    • Work with the internal audit function for the continual improvement of internal controls
    • Work constructively and seamlessly with the Corporate Accounting team to deliver accurate and timely financial reporting, and ensure the effective application of internal controls.
    • Document and execute appropriate controls related to internal and external financial reporting
    • Maintain and optimize financial processes and systems relating to financial reporting
    • Review work, mentor and develop direct reports to deliver team objectives
    • Some travel to operations sites

    Who- the Candidate: 

    This position is looking for a polished Director of Finance that has either been in a leadership role in public practice with experience in financial reporting for public companies or is experienced in a Director role coupled with public practice experience! 
    • University degree in Accounting or other business-related fields
    • CPA, CA designation required
    • 7 to 10 years of experience in the preparation of consolidated financial statements and related notes, preferably with a multi-jurisdictional public company or a big 4 accounting firm
    • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience
    • Demonstrated knowledge of IFRS
    • Proven experience in drafting and implementing accounting policies and procedures
    • Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities and deadlines
    • Independent judgment to develop analysis and recommendations for financial reporting
    • Expertise with financial systems, modeling and report writing
    • Strong analytical skills, especially in the research of new accounting pronouncements and their potential impact on the Company
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent Excel skills

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office with great views and an inviting feel. Close to many amenities like restaurants and shops. 

    How Much: 

    Very competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills. Stock options that could eventually be quite lucrative, great benefits, discretionary bonus, gym in the building, lunch brought in on Fridays and more. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. Swim Recruiting is presenting shortlisted candidates directly to the hiring team and there will be a 3-step interview process. 
  • Senior Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic career opportunity with a high-growth company headquartered in Vancouver! Great role for a CPA with well-rounded full-cycle accounting experience who wants to work for a fast-paced, high-growth, multi-national public company. Generous total compensation plan. 

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    Fantastic career opportunity with a high-growth company headquartered in Vancouver! Great role for a CPA with well-rounded full-cycle accounting experience who wants to work for a fast-paced, high-growth, multi-national public company. Generous total compensation plan. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is an innovative and successful public company that is developing a fascinating product. The Vancouver headquartered company is growing by leaps and bounds. 

    What- the Position: 

    We are seeking a new Senior Accountant who will work closely with a tight-knit and collaborative accounting & finance team of around 15 people. The new Sr. Acct. will take care of the company’s full-cycle accounting, including intercompany transactions, financial statement preparation, account reconciliations, consolidation work, multi-currency accounting, etc. The company has a fast-paced and exciting work environment with plenty of opportunity for new learning and to contribute to innovative process improvements. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with detailed job description

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking accounting professionals who are self-motivated and passionate about doing high quality work for a growing company in an exciting industry that you can be proud to be a part of. Qualified candidates will be team players who are able to collaborate with people in all areas of accounting & finance, as well as colleagues in other departments. 

    • 5 or more years relevant and progressive experience in full-cycle accounting. 
    • Canadian CPA Accounting Designation or an International equivalent.
    • Public practice training is highly preferred. 
    • Hands-on experience using an ERP is desired. 
    • Experience with US GAAP for public companies is beneficial.  
    • Self-motivated, hard-working, and eager to contribute to the continued growth of a fast-paced and ambitious public company. 

    How Much: 

    Generous total compensation package commensurate with experience. In addition to the competitive base salary there is also a bonus program, an RRSP match, an employee stock option plan, a good paid time off program, great health & dental benefits, a fitness allowance, various corporate social events, etcetera. 

    Where: 

    Vancouver, BC, in a bustling and vibrant part of town. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Swim is presenting candidates directly to the hiring team. If you are interested in this great finance role working for a fascinating company creating an admirable product, please don’t hesitate to reach out soon. 
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Great Accounts Receivable Clerk role with a well-established organization in Vancouver. This role will support the Head of Finance. 

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    Great Accounts Receivable Clerk role with a well-established organization in Vancouver. This role will support the Head of Finance. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a highly respected and established company located in Vancouver (transit accessible).

    What - the Role:

    Accounts Receivable Clerk, reporting directly to the Head of Finance. Duties will include accounts receivable including applying and reconciling payments, collections, analyzing aging reports, bank reconciliations, and providing other assistance to the finance team as required. 

    Who - the Candidate:

    Successful candidate will have minimum 2 years of Accounts Receivable experience. Must be highly detail-oriented, tech savvy and customer-service oriented. 

    Where: 

    Vancouver (Transit Accessible – right across from the Skytrain)

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with level of experience, plus bonus.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Financial Accounting Manager

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Delta, BC, CA

    Successful, growing, and fun-loving Canadian organization with a great culture that puts people first and that emphasizes collaboration. Leading a team of four and working closely with others in accounting & finance. This will be a rewarding and fulfilling contract role! 

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    Successful, growing, and fun-loving Canadian organization with a great culture that puts people first and that emphasizes collaboration. Leading a team of four and working closely with others in accounting & finance. This will be a rewarding and fulfilling contract role! 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client was established over 10 years ago and the company has quickly grown to become Canada’s leader in their niche industry. The company has over 200 locations across the country, and they are a testament to how putting customers first is a great business model.  The company has an impressive Board of Directors and great leadership. Over the years, the organization has created a dynamic and values-based corporate culture that encourages top performance in a fun-loving work environment. 

    What- the Role: 

    Financial Accounting Manager. The company has a total accounting & finance team of close to 30 people. The new Accounting Manager will oversee A/P, A/R, and a few other accounting areas, and will also help out with a variety of operational and financial reporting duties. This company is going through an ERP implementation and the Financial Accounting Manager will have the opportunity to aid with this major project. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a more detailed job description

    How Long: 

    This is a 9-month term employee contract. It’s open due to a few reasons- a parental leave, the ERP project, and increased workload. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking a designated accountant with natural leadership abilities and a real knack for genuine mentorship. The new Accounting Manager will have the opportunity to contribute positively to the dynamic culture and to train others while also developing their own technical skills and people management abilities. 
    • At least 5 years and preferably 8+ years recent and progressive accounting work experience including hands-on experience with month-end management and A/P & A/R oversight 
    • Experience in a similar leadership role- perhaps as Accounting Manager, Supervisor, Team Lead, Divisional Controller, etc. 
    • Experience in a manufacturing and/or inventory-based environment is preferred, but not required. 
    • Experience with an ERP implementation is an asset.  
    • Public practice training is preferred but not required, ideally with private & mid-size client portfolio. 

    Where: 

    Based out of the company’s BC corporate office and manufacturing facility located in Delta. 

    How Much: 

    Total compensation commensurate with experience and skills- please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly, and interviews are starting immediately. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Corporate Development & Strategy Analyst

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Unique and rewarding career opportunity within the fast-moving and impressive global company. Plenty of room for learning and career development while working on strategic initiatives. Open to relocating highly qualified individuals to Vancouver, BC from elsewhere in Canada.

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    Unique and rewarding career opportunity within the fast-moving and impressive global company. Plenty of room for learning and career development while working on strategic initiatives. Open to relocating highly qualified individuals to Vancouver, BC from elsewhere in Canada.

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a very successful global company headquartered in Western Canada. They are a leader in an important niche industry and they have operations in many countries. The company has a corporate culture which emphasizes collaborative problem-solving, integrity, and high performance. The employees are very dedicated to their work and also know how to have fun. This company values their people and provides great perks that promote a healthy work life. 

    What- the Role:  

    We are seeking a new Corporate Development & Strategy Analyst who will undertake quantitative analysis to support the company’s position on potential investments, market opportunities, joint ventures, business partnerships, mergers & acquisitions (M&A), organic growth such as setting-up offices in new geographies, and ad hoc strategic initiatives. The Analyst will work alongside a few others in Corporate Development under the guidance of very impressive leadership. Responsibilities are diverse and will include complex market research, manipulation & maintenance of key economic models, due diligence work, negotiation support, business case preparation, cost/benefit analysis, and ad hoc financial modeling.

    We are seeking an intelligent, curious, driven, and well-rounded business professional who takes pride in producing top quality work and who enjoys collaborating with a variety of people across all departments of a complex organization. People tend to stay at this company for a long time because there is great opportunity for learning and career growth. Being in corporate development at this company is a unique chance to get to know their multifaceted business at a very deep level. Swim Recruiting will provide interested and qualified candidates with a thorough job description once they are shortlisted. 

    This is fantastic and unique corporate development career opportunity, and one that doesn’t present itself often in Vancouver!

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for highly analytical individuals who are business-minded, hands-on yet strategic, and who have the drive and talent to learn the company’s business inside-out. Detail-orientation and an analytical mindset are paramount in this role. Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders, including executive leadership, are essential. Our client has a high performing culture, and we are seeking a Corp Dev Analyst who can seamlessly integrate with this collaborative team and reciprocate help to colleagues. 

    • At least 2 years’ and ideally 4 years recent and relevant work experience, perhaps in investment banking, management consulting, or private equity. 
    • Must have a relevant designation or graduate degree such as CFA, CPA, or MBA. 
    • Highly proficient in Excel, with ability to build sophisticated financial models and create macros from scratch. Experience using a BI tool is an asset, as is experience working with DCF models. 
    • Experience doing corporate development work in a large and complex global company is highly preferred, particularly within one of the following industries: oil & gas, mining, engineering (any discipline), chemical, logistics and/or transportation.

    How Much: 

    Generous compensation total package commensurate with experience and education, including performance-based bonus, great benefits, RRSP match, professional development support, and a top-notch working environment. Swim can provide more insight. 

    Where: 

    The Analyst will be based out of the Vancouver, BC office which has great views and an inviting feel. Please note this job may involve occasional international business travel to operating sites and other offices. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this unique opportunity with a high-profile Vancouver corporation, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible as this search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly.  If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Payroll and Benefits Administrator

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    Fantastic Payroll and Benefits Administrator opportunity with a midsize consulting firm. Our client is an industry leader and offers a positive, team-oriented workplace!

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    Fantastic Payroll and Benefits Administrator opportunity with a midsize consulting firm. Our client is an industry leader and offers a positive, team-oriented workplace!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a reputable and established consulting firm (engineering, architecture and construction). They are industry leaders in North America and offer a positive team-oriented workplace!

    What - the Role:

    Payroll and Benefits Administrator, reporting into the Controller. The successful candidate will be responsible for processing full cycle payroll for Canada and US staff, and Employee Benefits Administration.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking candidates with 3-5 years payroll experience with progressively increasing responsibility. Experience processing US payroll is an asset, as is experience working in an engineering, architecture or construction environment.

    Where: 

    Burnaby, BC

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with experience. Great benefits, 3 weeks’ vacation, RRSP contribution after 1 year of employment and transit cost!

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Accounts Receivable and Credit Representative

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Langley, BC, CA

    Accounts Receivable and Credit Representative for a well-established leading manufacturer in Langley!

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    Accounts Receivable and Credit Representative for a well-established leading manufacturer in Langley!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established leading manufacturer with a solid team, positive environment and a down to earth, relaxed culture!

    What - the Role:

    Accounts Receivable and Credit Representative reporting to the Credit Team Lead. The successful incumbent will be responsible for processing & maintaining assigned customer accounts, including minor collection activities and support. Duties will include full cycle accounts receivable and customer care, and collections. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking a high performing Accounts Receivable candidate with at least 5 years of relevant experience. Successful incumbent will be down to earth, dynamic, and easygoing. 

    • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience 
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Previous experience with a large/complex company structure with multiple entities or divisions
    • ERP experience is a must have
    • Manufacturing or Distribution industry experience is a huge asset

    Where: 

    Langley, British Columbia

    How Much:

    Competitive total compensation package commensurate with experience and skills. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Financial reporting Analyst

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic Financial Reporting Analyst opportunity with a highly reputable Downtown Law Firm. 

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    Fantastic Financial Reporting Analyst opportunity with a highly reputable Downtown Law Firm. 

    Who - the Company:

    Our client, a global Law Firm located in Downtown Vancouver are seeking a Financial Reporting Analyst to join their Finance team on a 16month contract. Named a top employer for 12 consecutives years, this is a truly unique opportunity to join a fantastic organization. 

    Who-the Candidate: 

    This role requires a minimum of 2 - 3 years of relevant experience from a similar role. Law firm experience is an asset. Excellent written and communication skills, strong analytical skills and proficiency with Excel. Strong attention to detail and excellent organisational skills. This role requires a mature and professional attitude and the incumbent must also have the ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and have excellent time-management skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 

    What - the Opportunity: 

    This position is responsible for preparation of month-end reports, firm level financial reporting reports, financial statement variance analysis, review and sign off on trust investment reconciliations, general ledger maintenance, generate month end reports, prepare monthly contractor payouts, preparation of various trust audits reports, preparation of year end working papers, assisting in budget preparation and assisting and supporting senior finance team members of the department to ensure deadlines are met. 

    Where:

    Downtown Vancouver

    How Much: 

    competitive annual salary dependent on experience, along with excellent benefits, 3 weeks vacation, and other generous rewards.

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please let us know today and we can discuss further! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.
  • Director Investor Relations

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Seeking a hands on Director Investor Relations to build out the function for this listed rapidly growing public company in the Cannabis industry. 

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    Seeking a hands on Director Investor Relations to build out the function for this listed rapidly growing public company in the Cannabis industry. 

    Who- the Company:

    Our client, a rapidly growing Cannabis company located downtown Vancouver has the potential to become one of the largest licensed producers of medical and recreational cannabis in the world.

    This company has a diverse, passionate team of doctors, scientists, researchers, growers, educators, and advocates who came together with the goal of increasing access to safe, high quality cannabis for medical patients and recreational consumers with a few facilities across the lower mainland and a beautiful office located downtown Vancouver. They are an entrepreneurial, fast paced company that have a fantastic collaborative and fun culture.

    This company has recently gone from private to public, was at 200 employees at the beginning of 2019 and plans to be at 2500 by the end of the year! 

    What- the Role: 

    This is an exciting opportunity to make your mark and develop the Investor Relations functions for this company. 
    Leading a team of 1 and building out this function, The Director of Investor Relations will oversee and evolve the organization’s ongoing capital markets strategy as well as manage analyst relationships, ensuring shareholders and investors are informed about business decisions. The Director of Investor Relations works close with the Director of Corporate Communications, consultants and vendors to implement a communication strategy with the goal of enhancing the company’s visibility among current and potential shareholders and broader stakeholders.

    Duties and Responsibilities include:

    • Create and implement an investor relations strategy for the company
    • Increase the awareness of the company to the investing public in Canada, the US and internationally
    • Drive retail investor digital marketing program
    • Develop investor confidence in the company’s vision and strategy for delivering shareholder value
    • Be the primary contact for the investment community and shareholders
    • Maintain and develop communication materials such as press releases, corporate fact sheets and website
    • Develop and manage timeline for investor conferences, non-deal roadshows and other major events
    • Prepare reports and analysis outlining investor feedback, financial results, stock price performance, changes to shareholder base
    • Provide direct support to CEO and CFO, in particular in maintaining relationship with existing and potential investors and industry analysts
    • Develop corporate press releases, letters to shareholders, investor fact sheets, and IR website content

    Who- the Candidate: 

    This position is the perfect opportunity for a builder! Our client would love someone who hands been hands on in investor relations either in an Analyst or Manager capacity that is looking for that next step! Creating networks, influencing and growth will be key. The ability to learn quickly and create from scratch are ideal characteristics. Other key qualifications are as follows: 

    • 10+ years of experience in investor relations, investment banking, rating agency or research role
    • Strong track record of creating positive relations with the investor community
    • Knowledge and relationships in the Canadian and US equity markets
    • Strong understanding of the equity markets
    • Superior communication skills (both oral and written) with the ability to draft engaging and impactful messages for potential investors
    • BBA required. Master’s degree in business and/or CFA or CPA designation are considered assets.

    Where:

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office with great views and an inviting feel. Close to many amenities like restaurants and shops. 

    How Much: 

    Very competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills. Stock options that could eventually be quite lucrative, great benefits, discretionary bonus, gym in the building, lunch brought in on Fridays and more. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. Swim Recruiting is presenting shortlisted candidates directly to the hiring team and there will be a 3-step interview process. 

  • Senior Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    Unique Senior Accountant opportunity- interesting and complex accounting and consolidations work, liaising regularly with people all over the globe, varied work in liaising with FP&A, Treasury and more, very competitive compensation, great leadership to learn from, and a fantastic team-based culture in a beautiful office space in Burnaby. Such a fun office space with many unique perks!

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    Unique Senior Accountant opportunity- interesting and complex accounting and consolidations work, liaising regularly with people all over the globe, varied work in liaising with FP&A, Treasury and more, very competitive compensation, great leadership to learn from, and a fantastic team-based culture in a beautiful office space in Burnaby. Such a fun office space with many unique perks!

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client a global leader in their industry located just outside of Vancouver. This organization has a fun-loving corporate culture with many on-site perks. Led by an impressive senior leadership team this is a unique opportunity to work alongside some talented staff and truly learn a lot and develop in your career.

    What- the Role: 

    The company is seeking a new Senior Accountant who will report directly into the Accounting Manager. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for complex consolidations supporting North America for this global company. Varied work day to day this role on a daily basis; this role could be speaking with leaders on the other side of the globe, liaising with FP&A, Treasury and other finance functions as well as operations on all aspects of the financials. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking individuals who are technically strong accountants experienced in public practice and possibly some industry experience working with large complex organizations. Ideal candidates will have their CPA coupled with relevant experience. Qualified candidates will be great communicators, having the ability to strike up conversations and build relationships quickly. Candidates that enjoy process improvement, critical thinking and are confident to challenge the status quo are also traits that are ideal to this position. A sense of humour is paramount, as is a dedicated work ethic. The right candidate would demonstrate leadership qualities in the next year to advance to more of a leadership role as well! 

    Where: 

    Burnaby, BC. Such an impressive office space- onsite cafeteria, gym, fun areas specific to their industry with a sports-oriented culture. 

    How Much: 

    Very competitive total compensation package including a generous base salary, an achievable bonus, full health & dental benefits, and more. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply:  

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. Swim Recruiting has been engaged exclusively and will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for review. 
  • Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Our downtown Vancouver client is seeking a new Corporate Accountant for their collaborative, fun-loving, and high-performing team. Great opportunity for a newly designated CPA or someone who will be designated in the next year or so. Candidates will have audit experience in public practice and/or industry-based accounting experience in professional services. Spanish language skills are an asset! 

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    Our downtown Vancouver client is seeking a new Corporate Accountant for their collaborative, fun-loving, and high-performing team. Great opportunity for a newly designated CPA or someone who will be designated in the next year or so. Candidates will have audit experience in public practice and/or industry-based accounting experience in professional services. Spanish language skills are an asset! 

    Who- the Company:  

    Our client is an international professional services firm with an almost 30-year history that provides consulting on diverse and large-scale projects taking place in different countries around the world. This organization hires people who are self-motivated and who are collaborative team players who can also work autonomously. They have a fun-loving, entrepreneurial, and dynamic corporate culture. 

    What- the Role: 

    Our client is looking for a new Accountant for their very busy and collaborative team. The Accountant will have a diverse portfolio of accounting responsibilities including internal audit, internal controls, consolidation (the company is multi-entity and multi-currency), preparation of financial statements, financial analysis, financial reporting, AP and AR oversight, etc. Being organized, efficient, and detail-oriented are all crucial strengths for the Accountant to have in this fast-paced role! The Acct. will be reporting directly into the Controller and working with an accounting & finance team of close to 20 people in the corporate head office. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a more comprehensive job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking candidates with at least 4 years’ relevant accounting experience, and ideally 5+ years. Candidates will be newly designated CPAs or will be on track to have their CPA completed by end of 2020- please note that this company will financially support CPA studies. Great English communication skills are key (written and verbal) and speaking a second language (especially Spanish!) is very advantageous. Candidates must have audit experience gained in public practice and/or industry experience in professional services. Having systems savvy would be beneficial in this role as the company has plans to implement many new systems and tools such as Power BI, SharePoint, and Robotic Process Automation (RPA). 

    How Much: 

    This company provides employees with a generous total compensation package. Base salary will be commensurate with experience, education, and skills. Additionally, employees will receive a performance-based bonus, and professional development support (i.e. pursuing a relevant certification, attending conferences, etc.). Employees can also track overtime hours if/when worked and take in future as time in lieu (or get paid out for the overtime). This company has many fun corporate events, and there are employee perks like free on-site exercise classes. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver. The corporate office has showers and bike lockers on site, and many employees commute to work by bike, transit, or foot. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving quickly, so please apply soon if you are keen to discuss further. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to them directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume as soon as you can. Swim Recruiting will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for review. 
  • Accounting Assistant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Great role for an up & coming accountant who enjoys diverse resopnsilbities and working with a tight-knit team. Very unique and exciting industry. Based in downtown Vancouver. 

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    Great role for an up & coming accountant who enjoys diverse resopnsilbities and working with a tight-knit team. Very unique and exciting industry. Based in downtown Vancouver. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a Vancouver-based organization in a unique business area that many people find very interesting. They have a friendly and laid-back corporate culture and the people there take pride in the business service they provide to their clients.  This is a newly created role due to the company’s continued growth and success. 

    What- the Role: 

    The new Accounting Assistant will report to, and directly support, the company’s senior leadership by: 
    • Invoicing: posting & tracking A/R
    • Posting & paying A/P
    • Reconciliation: bank accounts, credit cards, and investment accounts 
    • Assisting with operational accounting
    • Various accounting and bookkeeping duties as assigned by senior staff 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for a candidate who not only has the appropriate accounting background, but just as importantly, someone who has a great attitude, who is friendly and personable, and who can effectively communicate and collaborate with their co-workers to get the job done. 
    • 2+ years’ relevant work experience in accounting 
    • A Diploma in Accounting or similar post-secondary education. Pursuit of CPA designation is preferred. 
    • Ability to pick up new systems, ideally with previous work experience using a cloud-based accounting system. 
    • A self-starter with an interest in improving business processes and putting in place new efficiencies
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word.
    • Excellent communication skills 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver in a bustling neighborhood.  

    How Much: 

    Base salary commensurate with skills and experience. Employees also receive health benefits after probation and education support (for example, CPA courses and dues). Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving quickly, so please apply soon if you are keen to discuss further. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that consultant directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume as soon as you can. Swim Recruiting will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for review. 
  • Corporate Accountant (Accounts Payable)

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    This is a great opportunity for an Accounts Payable candidate who is keen to work in a complex, interesting, and North American company. 

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    This is a great opportunity for an Accounts Payable candidate who is keen to work in a complex, interesting, and North American company. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established leading manufacturer and distributor with facilities cross Canada and the United States.  

    What - the Role:

    Corporate Accountant (Accounts Payable) reporting into the Controller. The successful candidate will be responsible for full cycle accounts payable and will potentially also get experience with supporting credit card coding and payments, employee expense reports and journal entries. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking individuals who have a dynamic and outgoing personality, with great work ethic. Successful candidate will have at least 2 years of experience with full cycle accounts payable and will have strong Excel skills.

    Where: 

    Richmond, British Columbia

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with experience and skills, target bonus and pension for high performers. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Accounts Receivable Manager, North America

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    A Vancouver-based company with an exciting global brand is looking for a new Accounts Receivable Manager to join their fun, dynamic, and savvy team! 

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    A Vancouver-based company with an exciting global brand is looking for a new Accounts Receivable Manager to join their fun, dynamic, and savvy team! 

    Who- the Company:

    Our Client has a fantastic corporate culture filled with frequent social staff events and they know how to spoil their staff. If you love working in an energetic environment with like-minded professionals who believe in working hard and playing hard, then this role may be for you! This talented group of people values innovation, creativity, and teamwork. The Company is well-regarded around the globe.

    What- the Role:

    Our client is seeking a new Accounts Receivable Manager who will be overseeing their accounts across North America and supporting a high-growth and diverse customer base. The Accounts Receivable Manager will report into the Controller and will lead 2 AR Clerks, while collaborating with the overall Accounting & Finance team and working closely with Sales and Operations. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description. 

    Why: 

    This is an opportunity to show off your A/R prowess, excellent internal and external customer service skills, and ability to mentor and lead by example- all while gaining work experience with one of the most fun-loving finance departments in Vancouver.

    Who- the Candidate:  

    You take your work seriously, but also know how to have fun. You are laid-back, friendly, and can get along with just about anybody. You’d love to gain experience working with a successful Vancouver-originated brand that is gaining positive recognition around the world. 

    • Candidates will have at least 5 years recent and relevant high-volume AR experience
    • Some form of past supervisory experience is required- preferably as an AR Manager, Supervisor, or Team Lead, but we will also consider senior-level AR Clerks with informal mentorship and supervision experience. 
    • Strong systems skills, particularly in Excel. Experience using an ERP is highly preferred. 
    • Understanding of tracking and analyzing A/R metrics and data to be able to identify trends and improve cash flow. 
    • Experience with multi-national, multi-entity, and multi-currency companies is highly preferred. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver. Open-concept and modern office space.

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with level of experience and education- please discuss with Swim. Total compensation package includes a strong benefits package (health, dental, vision), 3 weeks vacation, and other employee perks. Oh, and don’t forget the frequent and fun social events held for staff throughout the year! 

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this opportunity with a fantastic Vancouver-based organization, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible as this search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly.  If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. All candidate applications are treated confidentially. 
  • Payroll Administrator

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    Great opportunity for a Payroll Administrator role with a well-established growing company!

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    Great opportunity for a Payroll Administrator role with a well-established growing company!

    Who - the Company:

    Our client is a well-established organization with a 60+ year history and are locally the largest company in their industry!

    What - the Role:

    Payroll Administrator, reporting to the Head of Finance. Successful candidate will be responsible for processing full cycle payroll for under 200 employees within Canada and US. Duties will include, but are not limited to processing ROE’s, T4’s, remittances, tracking vacation, reconciliations, reporting, and being the main point of contact for all inquiries related to payroll.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking candidates with minimum 3 years of full cycle payroll experience. US Payroll experience is an asset. Successful candidate will have a customer service-oriented approach, and will be efficient, with a passion for process improvement!

    Where:

    Richmond, BC

    How Much:

    Commensurate with experience and skills. Swim can provide more insight.

    When & How to Apply:

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.

  • Financial Accountant, Operations & Revenues

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Financial Accountant for a global public company headquartered in Vancouver. Great role for an analytically-minded Accountant who enjoys partnering with the business and putting in place process improvements. Work with a high-performing and high-energy team! 

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    Financial Accountant for a global public company headquartered in Vancouver. Great role for an analytically-minded Accountant who enjoys partnering with the business and putting in place process improvements. Work with a high-performing and high-energy team! 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a high profile and reputable billion-dollar global public company. They have operations around the world, employ over 2000 people, and are respected as an industry leader. The company has been undergoing positive changes and are in a healthy financial position. 

    What- the Role: 

    Our client is seeking a new Financial Accountant to join their Accounting team. The new FA will take ownership for the complex reconciliation and analysis of revenues, deferred revenues, accounts receivable, deferred costs, etc. Reporting into the Manager of Corporate Reporting and working alongside many designated accountants. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    This role involves a great deal of interaction with colleagues in departments outside of accounting & finance, and we are therefore seeking people who are clear communicators and who can translate accounting terms into general business concepts. 
    • Candidates will have at least 3 years relevant accounting experience, ideally in a similar role such as Operations Accountant/Analyst, Revenue Accountant/Analyst, or Project Accountant/Analyst. 
    • CPA designation is required, unless candidates have highly relevant work experience and other relevant post-secondary education such as an MBA Finance. 
    • Qualified candidates will be analytically minded, and the stronger the Excel skills, the better (pivot tables, V look-ups, etc.). 
    • Experience with corporate reporting is an asset but not required. 
    • Hands-on experience using a sophisticated ERP system is highly beneficial. 
    • Experience in a client-facing role, perhaps gained from working in public practice or a consulting firm, is advantageous. 

    Why: 

    This is a fantastic global company within which to grow your accounting career over the years. The company is very large and complex, especially by Vancouver standards. You can learn from many inspiring and high-performing accounting & finance professionals, and have fun while working hard. The company will support your CPA professional development and continuous learning. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office with great views. Close to public transit and many amenities like restaurants and shops.  

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary and total compensation package commensurate with experience and skills. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly! Swim will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume. 
  • Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Accountant processing complex accounts payable and taking ownership for a specific portfolio within the Company. Opportunity to work for a successful and global public company headquartered in Vancouver. Work with a tight-knit and collaborative team of 8 and within a large and high-performing accounting & finance department. 

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    Accountant processing complex accounts payable and taking ownership for a specific portfolio within the Company. Opportunity to work for a successful and global public company headquartered in Vancouver. Work with a tight-knit and collaborative team of 8 and within a large and high-performing accounting & finance department. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our Client is a high profile and reputable billion-dollar global public company. They have operations around the world, employ over 2000 people, and are respected as an industry leader. The Company has been undergoing positive changes and are in a healthy financial position. 

    What- the Role: 

    Our Client is seeking a new Accountant on a permanent basis.  The new Accountant will be responsible for processing vendor invoices for a specific global portfolio. The Accountant will be using an ERP and will be communicating with people based around the world. In the next year, the Company will be going through a major ERP implementation and they are also planning to go paperless- the new Accountant will get to experience this exciting evolution. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    Candidates will have at least 1 year and preferably 2 years’ experience in an AP Clerk, Junior Accountant, and/or Bookkeeper capacity. Some form of relevant post-secondary education in accounting is required, for example a Diploma in Accounting. This role involves a great deal of communication with colleagues and vendors around the world, so we are seeking people who are effective and confident communicators. Hands-on experience using an ERP is highly beneficial, but not required for someone who is systems savvy and a quick learner. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office with great views. Close to public transit and many amenities like restaurants and shops.  

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills. Please note that the employee will receive a performance-based bonus, a generous RRSP match, and great health & dental benefits. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly! Swim will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that person directly as soon as you can. If you do yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume. 
  • Intermediate Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Swim Recruiting is seeking an Intermediate Accountant for a fast growing, reputable company!

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    Swim Recruiting is seeking an Intermediate Accountant for a fast growing, reputable company!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a successful and reputable Architecture Firm in Downtown, Vancouver. 

    What - the Role:

    Intermediate Accountant. Reporting to the Controller, the Intermediate Accountant will be part of a dynamic accounting team. Duties will include, but are not limited to - high volume G/L entries, journal entries, high level review and posting of Accounts Payable, G/L reconciliations, credit card reconciliations and bank reconciliations.

    Who - the Candidate:


    • Minimum 4 years of relevant accounting experience 
    • Degree or Diploma in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration
    • Analytical mindset with strong MS Excel and proficiency in using ERP systems
    • Highly organized & ability to prioritize multiple request from various stakeholders
    • Flexible to changing business conditions and a fast-paced work environment
    • Not afraid to take on big or small tasks 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver 

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with level of experience, likely in the range of $50,000 to $60,000.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Intermediate/Senior Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

    Our client is a well-established firm, seeking a candidate with 3+ years of experience in public practice. 

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    Our client is a well-established firm, seeking a candidate with 3+ years of experience in public practice. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established firm located in Vancouver with a well-established client base, providing financial and management consulting services to public companies, private companies, NPOs and individuals.

    What - the Role:

    Intermediate/Senior Accountant reporting into the Manager, within the Private Enterprise Group. Duties will include:
    • Prepare complex compilation or review engagement files and review NTR files prepared by technicians, including financial statements and accompanying notes
    • Prepare or review tax returns (depending on complexity) for corporations, individuals, trusts, limited partnerships, tax compliance slips (T4, T5, T101)
    • Prepare payroll, GST/HST, sales taxes, government reports, etc.
    • Identify, investigate, and correct discrepancies / irregularities in financial entries, documents and tax returns
    • Collaborate with other members of firm prior to commencement of work to identify roles, responsibilities, risks, and deadlines
    • Communicate effectively with engagement manager / partner about the identified issues and file progress
    • Prepare professional correspondence, reports, working papers, outlining facts, issues, findings, etc.
    • Work with accounting software and provide support to clients
    • Respond to client’s questions and queries
    • Develop and maintain good relationship with clients

    Who - the Candidate:

    • Minimum 3+ years of relevant experience in public accounting working with owner-managed businesses
    • Good working knowledge of MS Office and accounting software (CaseWare, Taxprep, QuickBooks, Sage)
    • Strong understanding of business, tax rules and accounting principles

    Where: 

    Vancouver, BC – Close to Granville Island

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with level of experience, likely in the range of $44,000 to $90,000.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Manager, Canadian Tax

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    This is an amazing opportunity for a Qualified Tax Specialist who is keen to work in a complex, interesting, North American company. There is great opportunity for new learning and long-term career growth!

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    This is an amazing opportunity for a Qualified Tax Specialist who is keen to work in a complex, interesting, North American company. There is great opportunity for new learning and long-term career growth!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established leading manufacturer and distributor with facilities cross Canada and the United States.  

    What - the Role:

    Manager, Canadian Tax reporting to the Director. Manager, Canadian Tax will provide hands-on support on tax reporting, compliance, planning and various other tax department initiatives. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking a Qualified Tax Specialist who has a dynamic and outgoing personality, with great work ethic. This candidate will be consistently liaising with stakeholders from different entities and must have good communication skills. Successful candidate will have 5+ years of progressive experience and sound knowledge of IFRS. You are of the mindset that no job is too small for you.

    Where: 

    Richmond, British Columbia

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with experience and skills, plus target bonus and a generous total compensation package.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Manager, Financial Reporting

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Are you a big 4 CA with real estate client and/or some industry experience? This company is growing, complex and has a lot of opportunity for growth. If you are looking for a role where you learn a lot, can grow and work downtown Vancouver please reach out as this search will be moving quickly!

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    Are you a big 4 CA with real estate client and/or some industry experience? This company is growing, complex and has a lot of opportunity for growth. If you are looking for a role where you learn a lot, can grow and work downtown Vancouver please reach out as this search will be moving quickly!

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client a growing company in the real estate industry owned by a large leader in the industry is looking for a Manager Financial reporting to join their team. 

    What- the Role: 

    The Manager, Financial Reporting will be responsible for the preparation of corporate reporting and accounting, with focus on Canada.
    Duties include:
    • Review of the day-to-day full cycle Corporate accounting including review of monthly G&A analysis
    • Treasury activities including management of corporate cash and banking facilities, working closely with Senior Management
    • Monthly preparation of the Canadian consolidation in Yardi including supporting working papers
    • Monthly, quarterly and year-end preparation and review of corporate financial reporting to parent company and lenders including consolidations and financial statements
    • Quarterly preparation of lender package and covenant calculations
    • Annual preparation of the Canadian tax requirements including related filings, working closely with our tax advisors
    • Lead contact for CRA related matters including review monthly/quarterly GST/HST filing
    • Oversee and review corporate invoice processing 
    • Review/prepare acquisition and disposition related support, working closely with the Investment and Asset Management team
    • Manage and coach our corporate accountant to ensure timely and accurate preparation of reporting
    • Preparation and review of quarterly corporate forecasts and annual corporate budgets
    • Analyze and conclude on technical accounting issues in accordance with the applicable accounting framework
    • Engage in continuous process improvements to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of reporting
    • Special projects, as required

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    • Professional accounting designation required. Chartered Accountant with Big 4 training is highly preferred
    • 5+ years of experience in financial accounting/reporting within the real estate industry highly preferred including experience in a leadership role
    • Team player with strong communication skills (the successful candidate will work closely with the other departments in various locations across Canada including Investment, Asset Management, Property Management and Senior Management)
    • Self-starter with a high level of initiative and organization skills
    • Fast learner, able to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
    • Able to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, and prioritize deliverables
    • Prior experience in the real estate industry and consolidations is an asset
    • Yardi experience an advantage

    How Much: 

    Competitive salary with a great overall package. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    Swim Recruiting will be representing short-listed candidates directly to the hiring manager. If you are interested in and excited about this part-time payroll opportunity, please do not hesitate in applying as this search is moving very quickly! If you have a Recruiter at Swim already, please reach out to that individual directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “Apply Now” to send us your resume. 
  • Director, Business Planning - Dec '18

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

    On behalf of our client, a well-known and progressive healthcare organization in Vancouver, we are seeking a Director Business Planning with a very strong operational background to join their team.

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    On behalf of our client, a well-known and progressive healthcare organization in Vancouver, we are seeking a Director Business Planning with a very strong operational background to join their team.

    The Director, Business Planning generates analysis, reporting and recommendations which are utilized by senior management for the development and achievement of the organization’s strategic and financial goals.  This role will also support the executive team and participate in establishing the goals, objectives and operations of the business planning division to ensure that the goals and objectives are fulfilled.  

    The Director, Business Planning takes a lead role in the preparation or supervision of the preparation of operations reviews, business process improvement reviews and service delivery modeling that impact the entire organization. The Director supports the business planning team by assessing and monitoring risks associated with implementation of program and service delivery changes. The Director, in consultation with the business planning team, leads the design, development and implementation of changes in the business planning processes. In addition, this role also has ongoing responsibilities for financial planning and financial management for other specific services as assigned by the leadership team.  

    This position is involved in taking on special projects as assigned by the leadership team which will be evolving in nature and requires a solid understanding of developing and leading a team. 

     What we are looking for:

    • Professional accounting designation (CA, CGA or CMA) combined with a Masters Degree in Business, Leadership or other relevant field plus at least 12 years of relevant management experience within a large complex multi-site organization.
    • A proven track record with an emphasis in business planning, financial planning, business process engineering and/or business case development and review.
    • Must have solid grasp of Canadian GAAP and proven FP&A experience including budgeting, financial and operational planning and reporting, forecasting, management reporting, variance analysis, financial modelling.
    • Strong analytical skills including the ability to comprehend complex issues and related data/information and present information in concise and meaningful ways. 
    • Excellent change management and project management skills as well as strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload and to meet deadlines.  
    • Strong customer service, relationship building, negotiation and problem solving skills coupled with superior written and presentation skills
     Our client is offering an attractive compensation package including competitive salary and excellent benefits and vacation.

    Location:  

    Vancouver BC
  • Senior Project Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Swim Recruiting is seeking an adaptable and dynamic Senior Project Accountant for a fast growing, reputable company!

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    Swim Recruiting is seeking an adaptable and dynamic Senior Project Accountant for a fast growing, reputable company!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a successful and reputable Architecture Firm in Downtown, Vancouver.

    What - the Role:

    Senior Project Accountant. Reporting to the Controller, the Project Accountant will be part of a dynamic accounting team and will be responsible for project set up, cost analysis, revenue recognition, invoicing, liaising with the project managers, following up with project managers regarding company-wide report for AR to see if there are any discrepancies. We are ideally seeking a candidate who is able to pick up on trends and adapt to each client’s needs for multiple different projects. In addition to keeping in constant communication with the project managers, this incumbent will have a sit-down meeting with the project managers to touch base and discuss project related financials on a monthly basis.

    Who - the Candidate:

    • Minimum 2 years of project accounting experience 
    • Experience in construction, engineering or architecture industry is preferred 
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and meet required deadlines 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with level of experience, likely in the range of $75,000 to $85,000.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Senior Accountant, Financial Reporting

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic senior-level accounting job with a great Vancouver employer. Great opportunity for a CPA who wants to work in a professional environment within a fulfilling and challenging role yet still achieve good work-life balance.  Strong technical accounting skills are required, particularly within IFRS reporting. 

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    Fantastic senior-level accounting job with a great Vancouver employer. Great opportunity for a CPA who wants to work in a professional environment within a fulfilling and challenging role yet still achieve good work-life balance.  Strong technical accounting skills are required, particularly within IFRS reporting. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a reputable and very well-managed company with around 800 employees. It’s a company that promotes an innovative, passionate, and values-based work culture, as well as good work-life balance. 

    What- the Opportunity: 

    The new Senior Accountant, Financial Reportingwill report directly into a Manager, Financial Reporting and work closely with another Senior Accountant, as well as Accountants and Auditors. This is a business role requiring excellent communication and presentation skills, and the ability to build solid relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a full job description.

    The Senior Accountant will have diverse responsibilities including:
    • Financial reporting related to financial instruments
    • MD&A
    • Regulatory reporting
    • Treasury accounting
    • Process improvement projects
    • Automation and financial system optimization
    • Canadian corporate tax (previous tax experience is an asset, but not required)  

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for accounting professionals who are self-motivated and who are able to work successfully in a collaborative team environment. 
    • Strong technical skills in IFRS, particularly within IFRS 9 (financial instruments). 
    • At least 4 years’ relevant accounting experience (public practice and/or industry). 
    • CPA accounting designation is pretty much required, with some exceptions.  
    • Training in public practice is highly preferred. 
    • Experience with Canadian corporate tax is an asset but not required. 
    • Financial Services / Financial Industry experience is an asset, for example audits of treasury, investments, lending, payments processing, etc. (in-house or from public practice client portfolio) 
    • Systems savvy with ability to learn new finance systems quickly 
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), along with solid analytical and problem-solving abilities. 

    Where: 

    Vancouver, BC. Located in a vibrant part of town close to plenty of amenities. 

    How Much: 

    Base salary commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits and 4 weeks vacation. Please discuss further with Swim.

    When & How to Apply:  

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 


  • Accounts Payable Specialist

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Delta, BC, CA

    Great opportunity to work for a growing company in Delta. Get to work with a wonderful accounting team! 

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    Great opportunity to work for a growing company in Delta. Get to work with a wonderful accounting team! 

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a complex North American manufacturing company with a long history and high-quality products. 

    What- the Role:

    Swim is seeking a new Accounts Payable Specialist on behalf of this successful company. The new AP Specialist will be responsible for liaising with different departments to ensure all AP invoices are approved and submitted accurately and in a timely manner. Duties will include reconciling vendor statements, working with the Controller to make sure supplier & vendor payments are processed, preparing journal entries, doing coding, responding to a variety of internal and external AP related inquiries, etc. 

    Who- the Candidate:

    We are seeking professionals with at least 1 year and ideally 2+ years of relevant work experience in a similar AP or junior accounting capacity. Experience using an ERP system is an asset, and some form of post-secondary education in a relevant field such as accounting, finance, or commerce is preferred. Great written and verbal communication skills are crucial in this role, as is the ability to collaborate closely with colleagues in accounting and other departments. 

    Where: 

    Office is located in Delta.

    How Much: 

    Generous base salary commensurate with level of experience and qualifications- please discuss with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    Swim Recruiting will be representing short-listed candidates directly to the hiring manager for consideration. If you are interested in this great A/P opportunity, please let us know today and we can discuss further! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.
  • Dealership Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    Seeking an accountant with 1-3 years’ experience in a dealership to join a well-established company in Richmond, BC.

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    Seeking an accountant with 1-3 years’ experience in a dealership to join a well-established company in Richmond, BC.

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established and well-respected mid-sized company. They have several hundred employees in their Richmond office. Their corporate culture is tightknit, people-focused, and are known to give back to the community. 

    What - the Role:

    Reporting to the Manager, Accounting, you will be responsible for: costing and pricing inventory; posting vehicle deals, preparing sales commissions, business office sales remittances, reconciliation of all vehicles schedules, month-end procedures, financial statements, analysis, and metrics.

    Who - the Candidate:

    • At least 1-3 years of relevant accounting experience in a high-volume, complex business
    • College diploma or accounting certificate
    • Must have car desk accounting experience
    • Full-cycle accounting experience
    • Must be adaptable and demonstrate ability to handle lots of changes
    • Must be hardworking and responsible; able to accommodate month end/year end deadlines
    • Detail-oriented and well-organized 
    • Strong English communication skills and interpersonal skills

    Where: 

    Richmond, BC 

    How Much:

    Ideally around $60-65k; will consider higher salaries for the right level of experience. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Senior Financial Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Swim Recruitingis seeking a Senior Financial Accountant for a fast growing, reputable company!

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    Swim Recruitingis seeking a Senior Financial Accountant for a fast growing, reputable company!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a successful and reputable Architecture Firm in Downtown, Vancouver. 

    What - the Role:

    Senior Financial Accountant. Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Financial Accountant will be part of a dynamic accounting team. Duties will include, but are not limited to, preparing financial statements and working papers, and assisting in the planning and control of the annual audit.

    Who - the Candidate:

    • Minimum 4-5 years of progressive accounting experience  
    • CPA designation
    • Analytical mindset with strong MS Excel and proficiency in using ERP systems
    • Highly organized & ability to prioritize multiple request from various stakeholders
    • Flexible to changing business conditions and a fast-paced work environment

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver 

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with level of experience.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Corporate Controller: Maternity Leave Coverage

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    A global public organization with a sound reputation and a deadline-driven environment, is seeking an experienced Controller to fulfill a 10-month maternity leave contract.

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    What: 

    A global public organization with a sound reputation and a deadline-driven environment, is seeking an experienced Controller to fulfill a 10-month maternity leave contract.

    Why: 

    This is a fabulous opportunity for a Corporate Controller with a combination of Big 4 experience and industry experience in another publicly listed organization.  You have a strong foundation of US GAAP and of developing and preparing financial management reports in addition to experience managing and leading a team.  In addition, you possess excellent management, communication and interpersonal skills, and thrive in a fast paced environment.

    Where: 

    Vancouver, BC and transit accessible in a beautiful office.

    Responsibilities of the Role:

    • Oversees accounting functions, including day-to-day activities, across all jurisdictions including Canada, the US and Europe;
    • Coordinates the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with US GAAP for filing with the Canadian and US securities commissions;
    • Analyzes and prepares technical accounting memos in accordance with US GAAP;
    • Designs and prepares management financial reports and analysis for senior executive team;
    • Reviews consolidation and supporting working papers;
    • Performs cash flow analysis and supports cash management and treasury related activities;
    • Responsible for overseeing SOX compliance for financial reporting and related controls, including documentation of related policies and procedures;
    • Oversee the administration of stock compensation plans and insider reporting;
    • Manages payroll and employee benefit processes and ensures compliance with regulatory reporting requirements;
    • Trains, supervises and develops accounting staff in Canadian office;
    • Establishes and maintains relationships with various external parties including external auditors, lawyers, bankers, vendors and payroll administration provider;
    • Performs ad hoc analysis and reporting;
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice-President of Finance or CFO.

    Requirements for the Role:

    • Professional accounting designation (CA/CMA/CGA) with a minimum of 5 to 7 years in the role and experience in managing a team
    • Strong foundation of US GAAP and public company reporting gained through experience and education
    • Excellent management, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Detail oriented with strong technical and organizational skills   
    • Dynamic personality with an ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing requirements 
    • Strong business acumen and analytical skills for effective problem resolution
    • Excellent computer skills with accounting, database and MS Office software
    • Knowledge and previous experience with AX Dynamics an asset

    How Much:

    • Competitive base salary & discretionary bonus, please discuss with your Swim recruiter

    When & How to Apply:

    Please submit your resume in a Microsoft Word format, not PDF. If you are currently registered with Swim Recruiting, please contact your Swim Recruiter directly about this role. 

  • Intermediate Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Maple Ridge, BC, CA

    This company is a local organization and been in business for over 20 years. The company is looking for a driven individual who wants a hybrid accounting role working alongside the Controller.  

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    This company is a local organization and been in business for over 20 years. The company is looking for a driven individual who wants a hybrid accounting role working alongside the Controller.  

    What - The Role:

    We are seeking an Intermediate to Senior Accountant who will be responsible for the day to day accounting functions, as well as well as some light hybrid duties within developing protocols, procedures and AP/AR. There is a lot of growth for the right individual, so someone who is looking to learn from the Controller.

    Who - The Candidate:

    We are looking for an Intermediate to Senior Accountant with a couple years of experience under their belt. Working under the Controller, the incumbent will be given a lot of mentoring and opportunities to master several areas of Accounting. The Controller is looking for someone who wants to be open to having a strong mentor to set them up for the future.

    Where: 

    Maple Ridge, BC

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills, likely in the $45-54k range. This company offers CPA and tuition assistance, benefits, and 2 weeks’ vacation.

    When & How To Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Accounting Manager

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    Our client is a mid-sized technology company that has won awards for innovation and for being a great place to work.

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    Our client is a mid-sized technology company that has won awards for innovation and for being a great place to work.

    Who- the Company: 

    They have a fascinating product and an exciting history with an even more exciting future! Additionally, the company has a dynamic corporate culture with a high-performing and fun-loving workforce. Lots of great on-site amenities for employees to take advantage of. 

    What- the Role: 

    Accounting Manager, reporting to a Group Controller and directly managing 5 direct reports in Accounting, Payroll, A/P, and A/R. This is a well-rounded role involving diverse responsibilities and oversight of the company’s worldwide accounting functions. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a much more detailed job description.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking high-performing accounting & finance leaders with at least 5 years progressive, relevant experience. An accounting designation is required, as is experience managing, mentoring, and coaching a team of at least 2 direct reports.   

    • ERP- must have experience using a large ERP. 
    • Experience managing Payroll, A/P, and A/R is highly preferred, with experience overseeing a payroll for 100+ employees. 
    • International experience is an asset- particularly exposure to business operations across North America, Asia, and Europe. 
    • Technology and/or Manufacturing industry experience is preferred but not required for a quick and willing learner.   
    • Experience dealing with complex company structures

    Where: 

    Burnaby, BC in an inviting newly-renovated office. 

    How Much: 

    Attractive compensation including a competitive profit-sharing plan. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly! Swim will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume. 

  • Tax Analyst (part-time contract)

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Richmond, BC, CA

    A global public company is seeking a part-time tax professional to aid them with a variety of tax projects! Fantastic company with a great reputation- great organization to gain experience with and to have on your resume. Good role for someone busy with studies or who prefers a part-time job (likely 3 full days a week or 4 hours a day 5 days a week). 

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    A global public company is seeking a part-time tax professional to aid them with a variety of tax projects! Fantastic company with a great reputation- great organization to gain experience with and to have on your resume. Good role for someone busy with studies or who prefers a part-time job (likely 3 full days a week or 4 hours a day 5 days a week). 

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a successful, publicly-listed global company headquartered in the lower mainland with a long history of innovation. The company has a fun-loving yet hard-working corporate culture with friendly and down to earth employees. If you are a proven tax professional who is looking for an exciting global company to work for, this could be the place for you!

    Where: 

    Richmond. 

    What- the Role: 

    Tax Analyst (part-time contract) This is a fast-paced tax role with good diversity in the day-to-day responsibilities.  Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a job description. 

    Who- the Candidate:

    We are looking for friendly, hard-working, resourceful, and confident tax professionals who are clear communicators. 

    • At least 2 years’ relevant experience in tax. 
    • Experience with sales & use tax is preferred. 
    • CPA accounting designation is preferred, and completion of some or all of the CICA In-Depth courses is an asset. 
    • US Tax is preferred and having both US and Cdn would be ideal. 

    How Much:  

    Consulting hourly rate commensurate with level of tax skills, tax work experience, and tax education. There are plenty of perks at this company, including an on-site gym, bike storage, on-site exercise classes, plenty of social events, and a fantastic corporate culture!


    When & How to Apply:

    This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.

  • Finance Manager

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Our client, a leader in Healthcare is seeking a proven Finance Manager to join their team. 

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    Our client, a leader in Healthcare is seeking a proven Finance Manager to join their team. 

    With comprehensive knowledge of GAAP, you will be responsible for the preparation of quarter end financial statements and notes, period end analysis and review of the GL, looking at the reporting and making recommendations, streamlining operations and processes, and developing key relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You will be responsible for the financial management of our client’s restricted funds, producing timely reports for grantors and acting as the key contact on internal and external audits by liaising with audit partners and managers.

    In addition to a Professional Accounting designation, the ideal candidate will have 3-4 years public practice experience and superior leadership abilities with proven experience mentoring and empowering an accounting team. 
    • Seeking a critical, high level thinker, self-motivated, and interested in learning 
    • You are politically astute, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to foster and develop sound relationships cross-functionally across an organization.  
    • Ability to handle sensitive information and situations with diplomacy and tact
    • Curious, and interested, you don’t settle for status quo, and enjoy digging into problems and finding solutions
    Our client is offering a good base salary, a robust benefits package, and great work life balance. 

  • Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis – Leadership opportunity for a talented finance professional

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    Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis – Leadership opportunity for a talented finance professional

    Our Vancouver client, a large and reputable organization in Healthcare, is looking for a Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis. The Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis plays an instrumental role in all aspects of financial planning, operational reporting, ad hoc financial/business analysis, case costing, funding analysis, project management and financial modeling. This is a hands-on leadership position that is responsible for providing relevant and value-added financial planning, analysis and reporting to senior management and external parties. This role is responsible for all aspects of the annual financial planning and budgeting process and for the preparation and provision of timely reporting and forecasting. 
    The Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis leads projects in finance, supports external negotiations with other parties and related organizations, as well as develops and implements new case costing standards, develops policies and procedures and represents the executive team on committees and other work groups.

    Responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

    • Manages and prepares the consolidation and reporting of the entire organization during the annual budgeting process. 
    • Works closely with finance team and departmental management to develop meaningful organizational financial plans, budgets and forecasts which are aligned to strategic/business objectives. Reviews and develops budget procedures and tools to continuously improve the budget process.
    • Manages the accurate and timely financial reporting process including the preparation of all period end reports. Provides operational reporting in support of key business processes across various functional areas as well as the entire organization.
    • Leads project teams or completes other projects or tasks as assigned including writing proposals, developing budget, approaching potential funding sources, hiring and supervising project workers, monitoring project progress, and writing interim and final reports. 
    • Develops and implements appropriate/best practices and standardized reporting tools. Identifies new policies and procedures as the result of new process changes, either from a process improvement or technology change.
    • Implements, coordinates and communicates best practices, procedures, policies and tools as needed.

    Qualifications

    • A professional accounting designation (CMA, CGA, or CA) or a Masters Degree in Business Administration and 4-7 years of experience in a senior finance position ideally within a large complex multi-site organization.
    • Leadership experience with an emphasis on knowledge of business planning, case costing and funding analysis, business process engineering, and business case development. 
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead, supervise and mentor a team as well as hire, train and complete performance reviews. 
    • Advanced MS Office skills, in particular with Excel and strong experience with ERP systems is a must. 
    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
    Please apply immediately as our client is looking to have someone in place very soon.  Note that only qualified applicants will be contacted for this position. Thank you.

  • ACCOUNTS PAYABLE & SALES ADMINISTRATOR

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Join a successful and fast-paced real estate company in a unique AP role that involves interesting sales support work. Seeking great communicators who enjoy collaborating with different departments and who want to get to know the dynamic real estate business. 

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    Join a successful and fast-paced real estate company in a unique AP role that involves interesting sales support work. Seeking great communicators who enjoy collaborating with different departments and who want to get to know the dynamic real estate business. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client has an over 25-year history as one of the top real estate companies in Canada. They are successful and reputable, with a fast-paced and exciting corporate work environment. The leaders there hire top performers who are motivated to develop their career long-term with a growing company.

    What - the Role:

    Accounts Payable & Sales Administrator, working alongside several other AP professionals and collaborating with a talented accounting & finance team of over 20 people. Responsibilities will involve a blend of accounts payable and sales support duties, around 50/50. This is a role involving critical thinking and a great deal of internal and external communication. Swim will provide interested candidates with a more detailed job description.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are looking for an energetic self-starter to join this company’s dynamic and collaborative team. Candidates will be detailed-oriented, adaptable, resourceful, self-motivated, and solutions-oriented. Good computer skills are a must and knowledge of Yardi Voyager is an asset, as well as experience using Excel.  

    This organization has a very fast-paced and complex environment and the AP & Sales Administrator should be able to handle multiple projects and work towards deadlines with a sense of urgency.  The ability to prioritize and multi-task is crucial in this position. Candidates will have around 2 years of progressive and relevant work experience and a thirst for learning. A natural interest in process improvement is a big plus! 

    Previous experience in real estate or another project-driven industry is very beneficial. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office. The AP & Sales Administrator will benefit from a great computer set-up and several social spaces and kitchens stocked with fresh and healthy snacks. Oh, and there are friendly dogs in the office, too! The HQ is close to many amenities and public transit, like Skytrain, Seabus, Canada Line, and West Coast Express.

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills and experience- please discuss with Swim. Plus, a fitness allowance and professional development allowance, excellent health & dental benefits, and other perks.

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are interested in and excited about this great opportunity, please do not hesitate in applying as this search is moving very quickly! If you have a Recruiter at Swim already, please reach out to that individual directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “Apply Now” to send us your resume.
  • Senior Accounts Payable Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    Seeking experienced AP clerks to join a well-established company in Richmond, BC. Must have high-volume, fast-paced company experience. 

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    Seeking experienced AP clerks to join a well-established company in Richmond, BC. Must have high-volume, fast-paced company experience. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established and well-respected mid-sized company. They have several hundred employees in their Richmond office. Their corporate culture is tightknit, people-focused, and are known to give back to the community. 

    What - the Role:

    Reporting to the Manager, Accounting, you will be responsible for:
    •       All AP invoices
    •       Cheque processing 
    •       Data entry 
    •       Updating vendor information 
    •       Back up AR 

    Who - the Candidate:

    •       At least 4 years of AP experience in a fast-paced, high-volume environment 
    •       Must be adaptable and demonstrate ability to handle lots of changes
    •       Must be hardworking and responsible; able to accommodate month end/year end deadlines
    •       Detail-oriented and well-organized 
    •       Strong Excel and ADP skills
    •       Strong English communication skills and interpersonal skills

    Where: 

    Richmond, BC 

    How Much:

    Ideally around $55-60k; will consider higher salaries for the right level of experience. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Intermediate Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Swim Recruiting is looking for a driven go-getter Accountant that could grow into a Controller role within a 2 year timeframe! 

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    Swim Recruiting is looking for a driven go-getter Accountant that could grow into a Controller role within a 2 year timeframe! 

    Reporting to a fantastic Controller who would be a great mentor. 

    Who- the client:

    A rapidly growing company located in Vancouver.

    What- the role: 

    Intermediate accountant

    We are looking for an Intermediate Accountant who, reporting directly to the Controller, will be responsible for
    full-cycle accounting within our rapidly-growing Vancouver company.

    Responsibilities:
    • Full-cycle accounting: overseeing payroll processing, maintenance of accounts receivable and accounts
    payable, reconciling key accounts
    • Adhering to month-end and year-end filing requirements
    • Managing government filings and remittances (GST, Payroll)
    • Support with ongoing reporting and compliance requirements
    • Supporting the business by providing key financial information on a timely basis

    Benefits:
    • Salary will be commensurate with experience
    • Benefits available after three months
    • A great working environment which supports a West Coast lifestyle!

    Requirements:
    Personal Characteristics:
    • Organized - takes pride in staying organized and managing responsibilities and tasks without things
    slipping through the cracks
    • Driven - self-motivated and driven to push things forward no matter the circumstance
    • Independent - ability to communicate effectively with the team, but also act authoritatively on their own
    • Personable - able to build and maintain solid relationships with vendors, clients, and co-workers

    Qualifications:
    • Minimum 3-5 years' experience in full cycle accounting
    • Previous construction experience preferred but not mandatory
    • Post-secondary education in accounting, preferably CPA Designation
    • Exceptional literary and communication skills
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word
    • Experience with accounting software systems, such as Sage 100 Construction

    Where: 

    Vancouver

    When & How to Apply: 

    If this role interests to you, please contact your Swim Recruiter to discuss further or apply now. This search is moving quickly!

  • Chief Compliance Officer

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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    Title: Chief Compliance Officer: Great opportunity to lead the compliance function for a fantastic company in Vancouver!


    Who the company: Our client a friendly, family-oriented company in the real estate industry with a fantastic culture and many long-term employees.


    Position Purpose: We are looking for a full-time Chief Compliance Officer at our head office located in Downtown Vancouver. As we look towards securities registration to bring our investment opportunities to outside investors and partners, the Chief Compliance Officer position is responsible for successfully navigating through the securities registration process, ensuring regulatory compliance, establishing and executing compliance programs, and keeping up to date with compliance requirements within Canadian regulations and the investment industry. If you are positive, business-oriented, hardworking and hold yourself to high ethical standards, we want to hear from you!


    Responsibilities:

    • Navigate the securities registration process and putting in place an internal compliance program;
    • Maintain integrity of compliance program by performing periodic compliance risk assessments and ensuring compliance issues are identified, addressed and escalated;
    • Stay current with the regulatory environment and ensure internal compliance program incorporates any new laws and regulations;
    • Assist with internal and external audits and ensure all regulatory registration and filing obligations are met;
    • Have an effective process in place to on board clients, including those who are non-Canadian residents or entities such as trusts, limited partnerships and corporations;
    • Create an effective system of client and file documentation for both internal compliance and regulatory purposes;
    • Able to address and respond to regulatory inquiries as required; and
    • Assist in other aspects on the business as required

    Qualifications:

    • A combination of experience and qualifications required to register as a “Investment Fund Manager – Chief Compliance Officer” as set out in the Nation Instrument 31-103 section 3.14 (https://www.bcsc.bc.ca/Securities_Law/Policies/Policy3/PDF/31-103__NI___June_12__2018/);
    • 3 years of relevant securities industry work experience;
    • CFA, CA, CGA, CMA or professional designation as a lawyer;
    • Successfully pass relevant proficiency exam(s);
    • Functional knowledge of Canadian registration and filing requirements;
    • Experience with using reporting portals such as SEDAR and NRD;
    • Reasonable understanding of securities offered to investors, especially real estate related;
    • Ability to develop positive and professional relationships with senior management and clients while practicing excellent verbal and written communication skills; and
    • Strong time management skills, attention to detail and an innovative problem solver.


    Where: Vancouver, BC. 


    How Much:Competitive salary ideally around $100,000-120,000 (possibly a bit higher), plus benefits and perks.


    When & How to Apply: If you are qualified for, and interested in, this opportunity with a fantastic Vancouver-based organization, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible as this search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly.  If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. All candidate applications are treated very confidentially. 


  • Senior Project Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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    Who - the Company: 

    Swim Recruiting has been engaged to recruit on behalf of a small and successful real estate business with a tight-knit and fun-loving corporate culture. We have placed many people with this company before and can attest firsthand to it being a GREAT place to work! They hire people who are self-motivated yet collaborative. This company has social events throughout the year, and they look for people who can strike the balance between hard-working and fun-loving. The company is currently seeking a new Senior Project Accountant to add to their team’s success.


    What - the Role:

    Senior Project Accountant, permanent full-time employee. This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to grow into a Controller position in the next 1-2 years. Responsibilities are as follows: 


    Project Accounting & Analysis

    • Preparation of project review worksheets including projected budgets and projected cashflows to assist Project Managers with monthly reporting deadlines
    • Assist with project related annual budgeting process
    • Job cost reconciliations and direct cost entries 
    • Assist with quarter-end and year-end project related working papers
    • Variance Analysis comparing actual project costs to budgeted project costs and ensuring costs to complete are sufficient 


    Project Reporting

    • Prepare monthly consolidated project related cashflows 
    • Prepare monthly Project Performance Summary
    • Preparation and reconciliation of monthly project COS/WIP/Deferred Revenue reporting
    • Prepare and maintain equipment monthly reporting & analysis 
    • Creation of new reports through queries as requested


    Who - the Candidate:

    We are looking for CPA-designated accountants who are bright, professional, confident, and dynamic. This is a wonderful career opportunity for someone who really wants to grow with a Vancouver-based real estate company. We are seeking solid project accountants of course, but the successful candidate will be much more than that- we are looking for people who lead a well-rounded and active life, whether that be through philanthropic pursuits, sports, hobbies, continuing education, travel, etcetera. 


    The new Senior Project Accountant will be someone with strong attention to detail and the ability to handle a variety of work. Strong communication skills are key, as is the desire to create new efficiencies and to improve systems, processes, and procedures in corporate accounting. As the role is dynamic, the ideal candidate is flexible and adaptable to changes in a growing environment while maintaining strong support for their team.


    The new Senior Project Accountant will have: 

    • CPA Accounting Designation and Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance 
    • At least 2+ years of progressive project accounting experience
    • Must have experience working in a real estate firm- construction or development real estate
    • Strong interpersonal, written & oral communication skills are paramount in this role
    • Business acumen; ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships internally with colleagues & senior management as well as externally with key vendors & business partners 
    • Strong analytical and organizational skills 
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced and high-change environment 
    • Team oriented, self-motivated, and collaborative with proven results 
    • Strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize tasks


    Where: Located in a great location in Vancouver, close to Granville Island.


    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with depth and breadth of relevant experience and education- please discuss with Swim. Benefits package, including extended health & dental and fully paid MSP.


    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 


  • Invoicing Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

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    Who- the Company: Stable and successful manufacturing and distribution company that was established over 25 years ago.


    Where: East Richmond. There is a bus that goes there that some of the employees use, and there is plenty of free parking. Good driving commute for people living in Richmond, Delta, Burnaby, and New Westminster.


    What- the Role: Invoicing Clerk reporting into the Controller. This role includes primarily invoicing as well as a combination of A/P and A/R support, and administrative work. This is mostly an accounting role, but there are administrative duties, as well, including answering the phone when reception is closed, sending out couriers. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 

    • Prepare all invoices and credit memos to customers using ERP system (SAP) and Excel (review pricing, freight, taxes and other details for accuracy) and forward to customer in method required (i.e. mail, email, spreadsheet, customer portal, etc.). 
    • Process all credit card payments and post to SAP 
    • Open mail, distribute, and prepare list of cheques received 
    • Stamp and mail outgoing correspondence 
    • Work together with A/R and A/P clerks, and cross-train so as to be able to support back-up support during vacations or sick days 
    • Answer general phone line as required 
    • Order office supplies 
    • Coordinate with office cleaners 


    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking a candidate with 1-5 years’ work experience (combination of clerical accounting and administrative, ideally), some education in the accounting field, and a good understanding of debits & credits. 

    • Exposure to a mid-tier ERP is ideal (SAP, Great Plains, etc.) 
    • Must be detail-oriented and efficient. 
    • Basic to Intermediate Excel skills. 
    • We are seeking someone who has good customer service abilities and a friendly communication style (in-person, phone, and email), an inquiring and logical mind, loyal and dedicated, professional, and detail-oriented.


    How Much: Commensurate with level of relevant experience and skills.


    When & How to Apply:This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format.


  • Commercial Property Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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    Who- the Company: Our client is one of North America’s top real estate developers, with extensive experience developing, and managing innovative projects.


    Where: Downtown, Vancouver


    What- the Role: Commercial Property Accountant reporting into the Controller. Responsibilities include –


    • Triple net and gross lease accounting, tenant move in/out, rent roll, process AR and AP
    • Perform credit checks, set up new tenants, and verify and approve lease abstracts
    • Verify and approve move in letters and charges
    • Administer demand defaults, rental increases, tenant files, and security deposits
    • Set up new properties and update and change tenant information as required
    • Administer preauthorized payments
    • Prepare annual CAM / Tax recoveries and budgets
    • Monthly / Quarterly budget variance analysis
    • GST returns, bank reconciliations, and cash management reporting
    • Accrual / adjusting entries, assist in annual year end working paper files
    • Liaison with Property Managers and tenants in a timely and professional manner as required
    • Assist Controllers, COO, and CFO if required


    Who- the Candidate: Minimum 5 years of Commercial Property Accounting experience is a must have. Must have experience working in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency. 


    • Minimum of 5 years commercial property management accounting
    • Excellent communication skills and deadline-oriented nature
    • Attention to detail and accuracy to ensure high quality of work
    • Timberline experience is beneficial


    How Much: Base salary commensurate with level of experience


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format.


  • Accounts Payable Coordinator

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Vancouver, BC, CA

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    Who - the Company: Our client has a fascinating business with great values- it’s a company you can be very proud to work for. They have several offices across Canada and just under 200 employees. You’ll get to work with great people in a fast-paced and fun-loving culture!


    What- the Role: Accounts Payable Coordinator, reporting into the Finance Manager and working alongside several others in accounting and finance. This is a 6-month contract to start, with good chance for conversion to permanent employee status if it’s a great match. 

    The new Accounts Payable Coordinator will maintain the accounts payable system and integrity of the general ledger by:


    • Matching invoices with purchase orders and ensure appropriate approvals
    • Ensuring compliance with company’s purchasing, travel and financial policies
    • Reviewing accuracy, coding, and approvals of expenditure claims and invoices
    • Entering all transactions into accounting system accurately
    • Reconciling supplier statements and credit card statements
    • Ensuring all cheques are mailed or couriered upon signing
    • Completing other ad hoc projects as required


    Who- the Candidate: We are looking for candidates who are self-motivated and able to work successfully in a collaborative team environment. 

    • At least 1 year of relevant A/P or junior accounting work experience in a corporate environment. 
    • Past experience using a large accounting system is required- ideally an ERP such as SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle, JD Edwards, etc. 
    • Post-secondary Accounting Education, such as a Diploma in Accounting or a Bachelor’s Degree with a focus on Accounting.  
    • Intermediate-level Excel skills. 
    • Qualified candidates will be self-motivated team players with excellent communication skills (written & verbal). 
    • Very strong multi-tasking and communication skills
    • Attention to detail and accuracy are essential


    Where: Vancouver. Great location for people living in Kitsilano, Dunbar, West Point Grey, Kerrisdale, etc. Transit-accessible.


    How Much: Salary commensurate with experience, plus excellent health & dental benefits and other perks including bonus time off. Please discuss further with Swim.


    When & How to Apply:  This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 


  • Assistant Controller

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | New Westminster, BC

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    Who- the Company:This company has been in business for over 30 years. This organization doesn’t believe in micro-managing and treats their employees well with a good benefits package, bonus plan, and friendly office environment. Employees in the organization tend to have a long tenure because they get to work with a tight-knit team and the leadership empowers staff to take initiative.


    What- the Role:Swim Recruiting is seeking a new Divisional Controller to join a successful manufacturing company. The new Div. Controller will work take care of the full-cycle accounting and finance for a subsidiary company, as well as support accounting & finance for the corporate group of companies. Responsibilities will include preparation of monthly statements for multiple companies, corporate reporting, ad hoc analysis (particularly of inventory), preparation of reports for management, audit, tax, review of A/P, WCB, and system optimization. This job involves operational accounting, project accounting, and inventory accounting as well as traditional corporate accounting role. This role will entail a great deal of communication internally and externally with a variety of people. Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a thorough job description. 


    Why:If you are a self-starter who takes initiative and enjoys learning the business and the operations while providing excellent financial reporting and full-cycle accounting, then this could be a great job for you! 


    Where:New Westminster, BC. The office location is transit friendly and fairly close to shopping, cafes, and restaurants.


    Who- the Candidate:


    • 5+ years’ progressive experience in accounting roles. Public practice training is highly preferred. 
    • CPA Accounting designation (or very close to fully completing the CPA program) 
    • Inventory accounting and/or project accounting experience is an asset 
    • Systems savvy- using a report-writing tool, an inventory accounting software, and a lot of Excel. 
    • Excellent communication skills- ability to interact and effectively communicate internally with people in sales and operations, as well as externally with key business partners. 
    • Business-minded- we are seeking people who are eager to work with a successful and entrepreneurial company. The ideal Divisional Controller will be someone who will take the time to get to know the company’s business and operations. 
    • US Reporting and US Operations experience is a plus (the Group’s largest company is US-based), as is experience informally supervising and mentoring junior accountants. 


    How Much:


    • Salary commensurate with experience and skills, please discuss with Swim   
    • Generous Health & Dental benefits 
    • Discretionary performance-based bonus (based on individual and company performance, please discuss with Swim) 
    • 3 weeks’ vacation 


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format.



  • Accounting Supervisor

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a successful Canadian organization with an over 30-year old history. They have several offices in the lower mainland and are stable and financially successful. 

    What- the Role: Accounting Supervisor, mentoring and overseeing the work of 6 accountants at the head office and 4 accountants based in the smaller offices. Supporting the Controller with month-end processes, as well as annual budgeting, monthly financial statements, and internal controls. The Accounting Supervisor will also be responsible for payroll accounting, which constitutes around 4 work days a month.  Reporting to the Controller and who in turn reports to the VP Finance. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidate with a more detailed job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking an accounting professional who has a knack for process improvements and organizing the work output of a busy accounting team. Candidates will have some form of supervisory or team lead experience. CPA designation is preferred, if not, the active and serious pursuit of CPA designation. 

    Where: Located in a corporate head office within a vibrant Vancouver neighbourhood close to amenities and shopping. 

    How Much: Base salary plus an RRSP match, 3 weeks vacation, and eligibility for a discretionary performance-base bonus. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: This search is moving quickly! Swim is presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume.


  • Corporate Internal Auditor

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a well-established leading manufacturer and distributor with facilities cross Canada and the United States.  


    Where: Richmond, British Columbia


    What- the Role: Corporate Internal Auditor reporting into the Manager of Internal Audit. This role is a newly created head count, due to continued growth and strong performance of the Company. The Corporate Internal Auditor will plan, execute and oversee independent value-added audit and advisory services to all of the Company’s entities and investigation into suspected fraudulent activities.  Moreover, the Corporate Internal Auditor is expected to partner with all internal audit team members to drive the continuing success of the function. Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.


    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking individuals who have a laid back, yet dynamic and outgoing personality, have the ability to give opinion based on sound judgment and make a decision, and possess a strong communicative ability when presenting creative ideas in a tactful, well thought out manner.  


    Experience and Technical Skills:


    • Recognized university degree and a recognized accounting designation (CPA, CPA, CA/CGA/CMA).
    • Knowledge of formalized internal control frameworks and risk assessment methodologies.
    • Demonstrated experience in performing operational, financial and/or information technology audits.  
    • Proficiency in drafting a variety of clear and concise reports for a diverse audience that includes value added, common sense recommendations.
    • Possession of, or intentions of obtaining (within a reasonable time from assuming the position) advanced professional certifications (CIA, CFE, CCSA).
    • Specific industry knowledge and experience in manufacturing and distribution.  In particular, costing and related variance analyses.


    How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience and skills, please discuss directly with Swim.


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format


  • Part-Time Bookkeeper (Flexible Schedule)

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a successful and well-established Law Firm with a positive culture.  


    Where: Downtown, Vancouver


    What- the Role: Part-time Bookkeeper (3 days a week – flexible schedule). Duties include -

    • Posting accounting transactions
    • Managing accounts payable and accounts receivable
    • Banking
    • Year end trust reporting
    • Managing closed file storage
    • Office administration (primary point of contact with benefits provider, insurers and other suppliers).

    This position is supported by an accountant who looks after preparing month end and year end financial reports and payroll.


    Who- the Candidate:

    • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a bookkeeper/office administrator, preferably with experience in law firm trust accounting
    • Self-starter
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


    How Much: $24 - $27/hr


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format.


  • Billing Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Vancouver, AB, CA

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a successful and well-established Engineering Firm with a very positive culture and an open-door policy.


    Where: Downtown, Vancouver


    What- the Role: Billing Clerk reporting into the Controller. This is a temp to perm role – 3 months to start with a high possibility for the role to become permanent for the right candidate. Duties include - 


    • Billing – coordinate with project managers & controller to prepare billing invoices for the different branches
    • Respond to Billing Inquiry emails
    • Send out invoices to the customers
    • Prepare Bank deposits
    • Keep track and process accounts and incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures
    • Perform day to day financial transactions including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivable data
    • Verify discrepancies by and resolve clients’ billing issues
    • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted.
    • Prepare various weekly and monthly billing & reports.
    • Collections - Monitor accounts & take appropriate actions with customers to arrange for payment
    • Issue monthly billings statements for customers
    • Ensure that delinquent customers are contacted on a continual basis
    • Enlist the efforts of project managers, when necessary to accelerate the collection process.
    • Open projects in the system
    • Add tasks to projects


    Who- the Candidate:

    • Experience in the Construction, Architect/Engineering industry preferable
    • Project Accounting Experience 
    • Full cycle accounting experience
    • Proficient in Excel & Word 
    • Strong Analytical Skills
    • Experience with reconciling accounts & resolving discrepancies
    • Strong Knowledge of Accounting Principles with the ability to Identify and recommend new approaches and process improvements
    • Ability to deal with high volumes


    How Much: Commensurate with experience, likely around $22/hr


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format.


  • Accountant. Real Estate. Abbotsford

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Abbotsford, BC

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    Who- the Company: Swim Recruiting is very excited to represent this Canadian company to the Abbotsford candidate market. The company is successful, reputable, and growing quickly!

    Where: Abbotsford, in a prime location near many amenities.

    What- the Role: The new Accountant will be responsible for a variety of property accounting and corporate accounting duties that contribute to the smooth functioning of a busy and large retail operation.

    * Accounts Receivable

    * Accounts Payable

    * Journal Entries

    * Liaising with tenants on various accounting and administration related issues

    * Accruals

    * CAM calculations and adjustments

    * Bank deposits

    * Ad-hoc reports for management

    * Lease administration

    * Other accounting duties as assigned- we’re looking for people who thrive on variety and who have a can-do attitude!

    Who- the Candidate: We are looking for people who are bright, hard-working, professional, confident, upbeat, and dynamic. This is a wonderful career opportunity for someone who really wants to grow with a mid-sized and highly successful company. We are seeking solid accountants of course, but the successful candidate will be much more than that- we are looking for people who lead a well-rounded and active life, whether that be through philanthropic pursuits, sports, hobbies, continuing education, travel, etc. Almost every company claims that they have a “work hard/play hard culture”, but not all companies walk the walk…. at this company it genuinely applies, and we are looking for people who will add to their dynamic work environment.

    Technical skills, education, and experience

    * 4 or so years progressive experience in accounting

    * Ideally seeking 1 or more years in a property accounting role, but not required if you are a quick and willing learner!

    * Enrolment in CPA and/or post-secondary education related to accounting is preferred but not required.

    * Systems savvy with strong intermediate level Excel skills (V & H look-ups, sum if pivot tables, etc.). Experience with a software like Spectra or Yardi is preferred but not required.

    * Proven leadership and people management abilities

    * Knowledge of…. or PASSION for… the real estate industry, particularly in the retail sector, is a big plus!


    Personality traits and soft skills

    * Upbeat, friendly, and solutions-oriented work style

    * Strong written and oral communication skills

    * Enthusiastic, upbeat, and optimistic

    * Business acumen

    * Team-oriented, self-motivated, and collaborative

    * Displays service excellence in dealing with internal and external parties

    * Strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize tasks

    How Much: Generous base salary commensurate with experience and skills, likely $40,000 to $48,000. The company also provides a performance-based bonus, professional development support, and good benefits.

    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format.

  • Benefits and Payroll Assistant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a well-established, reputable global tech company with a fun and upbeat team environment.


    What- the Role: Benefits and Payroll Assistant, reporting into the Controller. Duties include:


    • Manage the day-to-day benefits operations and assist with payroll as required

    • Enroll and terminate employees for the benefits provider and MSP, and reconcile on a monthly basis
    • Reconcile and remit WCB payments
    • Record and track Time off in lieu amounts
    • Proper recordkeeping of enrollments, waiting periods, work permit expiry
    • Make any necessary changesand updates
    • Record adjustments, retroactive payments and calculate taxablebenefits.
    • Manage companycell phone accountsand reconcile payments
    • Reconcile all GL accountsrelated to benefits
    • Be a back-up for the payrollfunction, process new hires, timesheet, payroll changes
    • Maintain vacation accruals on payrollsystem. Liaise withHR when discrepancies occur
    • Benefits reconciliation for terminations
    • Answer employeebenefit inquiries
    • Host benefit session for new hires
    • Act as liaison betweenemployees and health insurance provider


    Who- the Candidate: 


    • Minimum 2 years’benefits administration experience
    • Good understanding of different benefitplans (Health &Dental, Life Insurance, LTD, AD&D)
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Experience dealing with employees’ benefitsqueries
    • Proficient skills in Excel


    Where: Vancouver, in a beautiful office. Very transit accessible and conveniently close to lots of amenities. 


    How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience and skills, please discuss directly with Swim. This company offers a competitive total compensation package.


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format


  • Senior Internal Auditor- global public company

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Greater Vancouver, BC

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    Who- the Company: Large, complex, and reputable global company headquartered in Greater Vancouver. Publicly-listed. 


    What- the Job: The new Senior Internal Auditor will lead diverse audits for the company, including financial audits, operational audits, and strategic audits. The Sr. IA will help develop the annual internal audit planning and execute on a variety of risk management and internal audit activities. This is a fantastic way to get to know a complex and fascinating business inside & outThe company has made several acquisitions in recent years, and the Sr. IA will be helping in a variety of areas pertaining to post-acquisition risk management, internal controls, and internal audit integration. Swim can provide interested candidates with a thorough job description. Please note this role will involve around 20% global work travel. 


    Who- the Candidate: We are looking for highly analytical individuals who are business-minded, hands-on yet strategic, and eager to learn. Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders, including executive leadership, are essential. 


    • CPA designation is required. CIA and/or CISA certification is a major asset. 
    • At least 2 years’ recent and relevant work experience in audit (ideally internal audit, potentially only from public practice) and understanding of public company internal controls and SOX compliance projects. 
    • Strong communication abilities and presentation skills 


    How Much: Generous compensation total package commensurate with experience, including performance-based bonus, great benefits, RRSP match, professional development support, and a top-notch working environment. Please discuss further with Swim!


    When & How to Apply: If you are qualified for, and interested in, this great IA opportunity with a high-profile Vancouver corporation, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible as this search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly.  If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 


  • Project Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a successful real estate company with an impressive history and great reputation.  


    Where: Vancouver. 


    What- the Role: The company is seeking a new Project Accountant to work in the company’s collaborative team. Responsibilities will be diverse and will span such areas as project analysis, budgeting, preparing project review worksheets, project reporting, process improvements, overseeing project accounts payable, and ad hoc project. Reporting to the Manager of Project Reporting and Analysis. Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a more thorough job description.


    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking finance professionals who are analytical, passionate about doing high quality work, and effective and personable communicators. Qualified candidates will have their CPA designation or actively pursuing their CPA and will have at least 2 years relevant project accounting experience. Experience in the real estate sector is highly preferred.


    How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, plus good benefits and a performance-based bonus.


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. Swim is presenting shortlisted candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration.

  • Accounting Administrator for a growing and fascinating Manufacturing Company!

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

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    Our client, a small but growing manufacturing company located in Richmond in a fascinating industry is looking for an Accounting Administrator- This role is 80% Accounting and 20% Reception.

    This position has come up as the person that was in this role was recently promoted. The company is growing and there could be further growth for this person!

    What- the Opportunity: Working in a small team and reporting to the CFO, The Accounting Administrator will be responsible for 80% Accounting responsibilities including Accounts Payable, Receivables, analyzing and following up on payables and data entry as well as 20% reception related work. 

    Duties include:

    Accounting:

    · Process Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable

    · Process accounting vouchers for approval

    · Perform reconciliation of accounts

    · Analyze, monitor and update costing of inventory system

    · Prepare export documents such as material packing list, shipping documents, etc.

    · Data entry into accounting system for all related accounting modules

    · Other general accounting duties as required


    Reception / general administration:

    · Greet visitors, handle telephone calls, pick up company mail

    · Coordinate courier of parcels/packages


    Qualifications- Must Haves:

    · Accounting diploma or equivalent

    · Minimum two years working experience in a related accounting position

    · Some reception skills and experience an asset

    · Good organizational skills, ability to multi tasks

    · Good communication and interpersonal skills

    · Excellent computer skills


    Qualifications- Nice to Haves:

    · Knowledge of Syspro 7 an asset

    In addition to the technical qualifications listed in the job description, the candidate we are looking for is detail oriented, has good working attitude, has good analytical and problem solving skills, has people skills and demonstrated stability in their past role. 

    How Much: Base salary is commensurate with experience, please discuss with Swim. Range is: $40-50K.

    When & How to Apply: Swim will be presenting candidates directly to the hiring team and will conduct reference checks and a background check on the finalist. If you are qualified for, and interested in this role please don’t delay. This search will be moving quickly. 




  • Accounting Manager, Property Accounting

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Who- the Company: Our client is a reputable and high-growth real estate development company with millions of square feet of retail, industrial, office, and residential properties, plus a large parcel of land awaiting development. The company has a collaborative and high-performing team of over 250 people and there is lots of room for growing and development.

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a reputable and high-growth real estate development company with millions of square feet of retail, industrial, office, and residential properties, plus a large parcel of land awaiting development. The company has a collaborative and high-performing team of over 250 people and there is lots of room for growing and development.

    What- the Role:  Accounting Manager, Property Accounting, reporting to the VP Finance. The new Acct Mgr will lead a team of 6-7 direct reports including designated and experienced property accountants. Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a detailed job description. The Acct Mgr and his or her team will ensure property financials are closed accurately and on time, while also leading process improvements and managing ad hoc projects.

    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking a designated CPA who has relevant and progressive work experience in property accounting, of course, but also has the personality and overall soft skills to mesh well with a collaborative, hard-working, and entrepreneurial team. 

    • CPA designation
    • 7+ years accounting experience in a complex organization, including at least 2 years in a real estate / property management company 
    • 3+ years managing 3+ direct reports
    • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced work environment
    • Top notch communication and interpersonal skills  
    • Experience with an ERP is highly preferred

    Where: Headquartered in a beautiful corporate office in downtown Vancouver, just a few steps away from a SkyTrain station and plenty of downtown amenities.  

    How Much: Generous base salary commensurate with experience and skills- please discuss with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: Swim Recruiting will be representing short-listed candidates directly to the HR and hiring team for consideration. If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity with a reputable, well-established, and highly successful real estate company, please do not hesitate to let me know soon! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.
  • Payroll and Benefits Specialist

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    Who- the company: Our client is a well-established company with a friendly, genuine and professional atmosphere.

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    Who- the company: Our client is a well-established company with a friendly, genuine and professional atmosphere.

    Where - the location Richmond BC

    What- the Role: Payroll and Benefits Specialist - Reporting to the Payroll and Benefits Manager, this role will play an integral part in the Payroll & Benefits function.

    Duties & Responsibilities
    • Responsible for managing the payroll and benefits function for the whole company
    • Process bi-weekly and year-end payroll for salaried, hourly and commission-based employees in a timely and accurate manner using ADP, and Advanced Tracker systems
    • Administer the employee Group Benefit Plan including initial set-up for new hires, employee record maintenance and status changes
    • Reconciliation of recurring payroll and benefit accounts and statements (Receiver General remittances, WCB remittances, health/dental, MSP, Life, and LTD insurance)
    • Responsible for tracking and maintaining employee vacation time
    • Work with Department Managers on ad-hoc payroll reporting and management training on Advanced Tracker
    • Provide high-end customer service to managers and employees regarding their pay and benefits queries
    • Develop and maintain sound cross-functional relationships across the business
    • Review existing payroll processes and systems, recommending updates and improvements as required

    Who- the Candidate:

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • 3+ years of experience in a Payroll & Benefits role. 
    • PCP and PCM or equivalent Payroll designations an asset
    • Advanced computer and IT skills, especially in Microsoft Office applications
    • Experience with creating process improvement and efficiency
    • Ability to multi-task and operate in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent customer service skills working with managers and employees
    • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication

    How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience and skills

    When & How to Apply: This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format. 
  • Property Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Who- the Company: Our client is a successful property management firm. Their management expertise includes the operations and management of Commercial buildings, Mixed-use buildings, Shopping Centers, and Industrial buildings and Lands, Multi-family apartment buildings.  

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a successful property management firm. Their management expertise includes the operations and management of Commercial buildings, Mixed-use buildings, Shopping Centers, and Industrial buildings and Lands, Multi-family apartment buildings.  

    What- the Role: The new Property Accountant will be responsible for managing a portfolio of 15 buildings, which will include a mix of Residential, Commercial and Strata buildings under management. Due to forecasted growth of the organization, there is anticipated opportunity for career growth and for a high performer.

    What- the Responsibilities:
    • Full cycle accounting experience
    • Full cycles Accounts payables & Accounts Receivable experience 
    • GST Returns
    • Monthly bank reconciliations 
    • Monthly report preparation 

    Who- the Candidate…
    Technical Skills & Experience: 
    • 1-2 years' full cycle accounting experience, and at least 1 year property accounting experience. 
    • Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Business or accounting is a huge asset. 
    • Intermediate knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
    • Experience in using a computerized property management accounting system. 

    Soft Skills: 
    • Strong verbal and written communication abilities,interpersonal skills, and presentation skills
    • Proactive, conscientious, and reliable 
    • Upbeat, highly self-motivated, hard-working, and friendly team player
    • Adept at planning, organizing, prioritizing and executing simultaneous projects and activities with competing deadlines 
    Where: North Vancouver. It is very transit accessible.

    How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience. Reimbursement of $500 yearly towards benefits, 50% MSP is subsidized and vacation. Please discuss with Swim Recruiting in further detail. 

    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! Please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume in Word format.