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Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid – Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on November 22, 2022
Fantastic career opportunity with a publicly-listed technology company with operations in over a dozen countries. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to work for a complex and interesting company. Reporting into a great boss and working with a tight-knit accounting team. Candidates must have at least 3 years progressive accounting work experience. Read Full Description

Fantastic career opportunity with a publicly-listed technology company with operations in over a dozen countries. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to work for a complex and interesting company. Reporting into a great boss and working with a tight-knit accounting team. Candidates must have at least 3 years progressive accounting work experience.

Who- the Company: 
Our client is a highly successful and innovative technology company headquartered in the lower mainland with over 20 years of history, approximately 1000 employees, and exciting projects on the go. The company has a fun-loving and hard-working corporate culture with friendly and down to earth employees. If you are an Accountant with 3+ years relevant accounting work experience who is looking for a successful and exciting global company to work for, this could be the place for you!

What- the Role:
Our client seeking a new Accountant.  The responsibilities of this role are diverse, and the new Accountant will support the Director of Finance with full-cycle accounting for one of the company’s legal entities in Asia. This will involve financial statements, working papers, balance sheet reconciliations, multi-currency foreign exchange (revenues in made in other currencies but reported in US dollars), month/quarter/year end support, and liaising with a 3rd party accounting firm, as well as ad hoc projects and process improvements.
This is within a multi-currency, multi-national, multi-entity, publicly-listed company in the fast-paced tech sector, so there is lots of opportunity for interesting work and new learning for the Accountant. Working alongside several other designated and non-designated Accountants with different specializations and portfolios. SWIM will provide interested candidates with a full job description.

Who- the Candidate:
We are looking for an individual with at least 3 years of full-cycle accounting work experience. Active pursuit of CPA designation is highly preferred- but candidates who are not yet enrolled in the CPA program may also be considered. Proficiency in Excel (pivot tables, V look-ups, etc.) is required. Candidates will have a friendly, clear, and professional communication style. Exposure to a multi-entity and multi-currency environment is highly preferred for this role. A team player mentality and collaborative approach to work is very important!

Bonus Points… NOT required!

  • Experience working for a multi-national and multi-currency company, particularly with entities in Asia
  • Experience working for a public company
  • Experience using an ERP such as Oracle, SAP, or JD Edwards.
  • Experience working in the fast-paced technology sector

How Much:
Competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills, experience, and education. The company will provide their new Accountant with a solid overall compensation package, including a performance-based bonus, an RRSP match, paid vacation and sick days, CPA PD support, and excellent health, dental, & vision benefits.   

Where:
HYBRID. The company is headquartered in Greater Vancouver. Training and onboarding will mostly be remote/virtual. Long-term the Accountant can choose to work from the office full time or can work from home the majority of the time with flexibility to commute to the office whenever it’s needed (very rarely more than 2 days a week, usually 0-2 days a week)- please discuss with SWIM.

When & How to Apply: 
Swim Recruiting will be presenting the profiles of short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team. 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. Thank you!

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