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Over our 14 years in business, we’ve helped hundreds of candidates land their dream jobs with some of Vancouver’s best, biggest, and most beloved employers. We know what our clients are looking for and can help our candidates make that all-important great first impression. Below is a listing of permanent and contract opportunities based in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, and beyond, so please take a look and apply to any jobs where you feel you might be a match. If we agree that you’re a fit, we’ll reach out to talk further about your qualifications. Fingers crossed that we hear from you soon!

Accounts Receivable Manager

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid - Anywhere in Greater Vancouver, CA
Posted on May 20, 2022
Fantastic career opportunity with a global public company with operations in over a dozen countries. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to work for a complex and interesting technology company. Candidates must have at least 7 years of progressive work experience in accounts receivables, credit, and collections, including experience directly managing 3+ direct reports.  Read Full Description
Fantastic career opportunity with a global public company with operations in over a dozen countries. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to work for a complex and interesting technology company. Candidates must have at least 7 years of progressive work experience in accounts receivables, credit, and collections, including experience directly managing 3+ direct reports. 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a highly successful and innovative international 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 yet hard-working corporate culture with friendly and down to earth employees. If you are a senior AR professional with at least 7 years of relevant 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 is seeking a new Accounts Receivable Manager who will manage, mentor, and lead a team of 3 to 5 direct reports who take care of invoicing, cash applications, soft corporate collections, credit checks, and AR process improvements. This is within a multi-currency, multi-national, and multi-entity company.  

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for individuals with at least 7 years’ progressive experience in full-cycle AR and collections. Proficiency in Excel (pivot tables, V look-ups, etc.) is required. Candidates will have a friendly, clear, and professional leadership style and a team player mentality. 

Bonus Points… 

  • Experience working for a multi-national company and/or public company 
  • Experience using an ERP such as Oracle, SAP, or JD Edwards. 
  • Experience working in the fast-paced technology sector is an asset 
  • Multi-lingual- this company has operations in over a dozen countries, so there are quite a few languages that would be beneficial! 

How Much: 

Very competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills, experience, and education. The company will provide their new AR Manager with a solid overall compensation package, including a performance-based bonus, an RRSP match, paid vacation and sick days, and excellent health, dental, & vision benefits.   

Where: 

The company is headquartered in Greater Vancouver. The AR Manager can work from the office full-time or have a hybrid schedule with a mix of work from home and work from office.   

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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Controller

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Downtown Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on May 20, 2022
Well-rounded Controllership opportunity with diversified Group of Public Mineral Exploration Companies. Reporting into the Group CFO and managing the accounting & finance function, with a focus on owning a portfolio of companies. Excellent stock option plan with short vesting period. Qualified candidates will have public company accounting experience.  Read Full Description
Well-rounded Controllership opportunity with diversified Group of Public Mineral Exploration Companies. Reporting into the Group CFO and managing the accounting & finance function, with a focus on owning a portfolio of companies. Excellent stock option plan with short vesting period. Qualified candidates will have public company accounting experience. 

Who- the Company:  

We are seeking a new full-time, permanent Controller for a group of publicly-listed mineral exploration companies (various metals, many geographies, well-diversified). The new Controller will report into the Group CFO, will manage and mentor accountants. The Controller will also liaise with regional accounting teams and external consultants. The individual will work indirectly with the Chairman and Executives of the Companies they manage. This Company has a tightknit accounting & finance team under a shared service model. This is a great opportunity for an accounting leader who loves variety, and it is an exciting time to join the group as they have significant growth plans in place.  

What- the Role: 

The Controller’s portfolio of responsibilities will be diverse and will include Financial Reporting and Financial Operations for the publicly-listed mineral exploration companies. There is opportunity for the Controller to become CFO for some of the smaller portfolio companies in near-term future. SWIM will provide interested candidates with a more thorough job description. 

Who- the Candidate: 

Qualified candidates will have solid experience in (and a true passion for!) the exciting and high change junior mineral exploration sector.
  • 7 to 15 years progressive experience in accounting & finance, preferably with 2+ years specifically in mining, construction, infrastructure, or other similar project-based industry.
  • CPA accounting designation, or international equivalent, is required.
  • Public practice training is preferred. Candidates must have experience in industry. 
  • Experience in public company accounting, ideally with TSX and TSX-V listed corporations.
  • International exposure in a work context is highly preferred (i.e. overseeing global operations, living abroad) especially to the US and South American countries.
    • Spanish language skills are an asset. 
  • Excellent technical accounting skills, including knowledge of IFRS
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong critical thinking skills 
  • Systems savvy and eager to learn and master new software and tools. This company is completely paperless and uses a variety of cloud-based tools for the digital documentation of data.

Where: 

The Group is based out of a corporate office in downtown Vancouver. There may be occasional business travel to operating sites and to relevant conferences and events- no more than once a quarter. 

How Much: 

Very competitive base salary commensurate with experience, qualifications, and skills- please discuss with SWIM. The Controller will partake in a potentially lucrative options plan and will have the opportunity to buy seed stock. 

When & How to Apply: 

If you are qualified for, and interested in, this fantastic mineral exploration Controller opportunity, 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' to send us your resume. Thank you! 
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Senior Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Burnaby, BC, CA
Posted on May 19, 2022
Interested in working as a Sr. Accountant in an organization that encourages personal growth and career advancement? Our client has a great company culture, invests in technology, and promotes a healthy work life balance.  Read Full Description
Interested in working as a Sr. Accountant in an organization that encourages personal growth and career advancement? Our client has a great company culture, invests in technology, and promotes a healthy work life balance. 

Who- The Company: 

Known for their exceptional reputation and collaborative work culture, our client that is nearing 200 employees is passionate about learning and challenges their employees to grow.  

What- The Role: 

As key member of the Finance and Administration team, reporting into a fantastic VP, Finance & Administration, the Senior Accountant is responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate financial reporting on projects, and the preparation and analysis of the monthly and annual financial statements and reports. 
Responsibilities: 
  • Reviewing project setup and closures and maintaining work in progress spreadsheets
  • Review and post weekly timesheets, and work with PMs in identifying forecast financial exposures
  • Prepare semi-monthly EFT/Cheque runs
  • Monitor and report on weekly cash flow
  • Prepare monthly financial reporting packages including department Income Statements comparing actuals vs estimates, and KPIs
  •  Support the Accounts Receivable in the collection of past due project billings
  • Support the preparation of the yearly budget and prepare external audit support
  • Develop upon existing analytic tools and reports that support the management of projects 
  • Assist with developing and documenting policies and procedures

Who- The Candidate: 

The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of project accounting, with a strong AR & AP background.
  • Sr. Accountant, recently qualified or nearing CPA designation  
  • Strong full cycle accounting foundation, with desire to grow into a management role
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills and strong relationship management skills in dealing with various stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, and analytical, you love the challenge of problem solving

How Much: 

Competitive base salary commensurate with level of experience, 3 weeks’ vacation, robust benefits package

Where: 

Vancouver, BC
When & How to Apply: 
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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Financial Analyst

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on May 18, 2022
Our client, an exciting Downtown Vancouver company, is an extremely successful and growing start up organization with a tremendous corporate culture and ethos. Read Full Description

Who - the Company:

Our client, an exciting Downtown Vancouver company, is an extremely successful and growing start up organization with a tremendous corporate culture and ethos.

Who-the Candidate: 

We are seeking an exceptional Financial Analyst with a strong business sense and excellent financial modeling skills! This is a unique opportunity to join a very progressive organization, so we are looking for like-minded individuals. This role requires a mature and professional attitude, 4 years progressive finance, financial analysis or reporting experience gained in a fast-paced environment. Preference given to candidates who have done project modelling/accounting and project financing. The incumbent must also have the ability to work independently in a start up environment, manage multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines under pressure. Must have a total understanding of bookkeeping practices and sufficient accounting knowledge to determine proper entries and month end close procedures.  The role requires excellent written and communication skills, proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint. CPA, CFA or MBA is an asset.

What - the Opportunity: 

Financial Analyst. Duties will include but will not be limited to; the creation of global finance forecasts, automating financial modelling, monitoring and analysing global performance, developing templates and performing analysis against actual vs budgeted spend, preparation of financial models for projects, preparation of quarter-end, and annual working papers, preparing quarterly analysis, account reconciliations and journal entries. The position will also be responsible for various ad-hoc functions and will provide support to the VP of FP&A, Project Managers, Engineers and CFO as needed. 

Where: 

Downtown Vancouver. 

How Much: 

A competitive salary dependent on experience, along with excellent benefits, 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.
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Accounting Assistant

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Remote - Anywhere in Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on May 17, 2022
Great opportunity for an accounting professional with some experience in full cycle accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general clerical accounting skills to join a very successful, fun and award-winning technology company that was voted one of the most popular technology companies in BC. Read Full Description
Great opportunity for an accounting professional with some experience in full cycle accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general clerical accounting skills to join a very successful, fun and award-winning technology company that was voted one of the most popular technology companies in BC.

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a leading supplier of advanced online gift card infrastructure, technology and marketing services for leading brands with clients all over Canada, United States, Europe and Asia. They are a very team-oriented environment and promote collaboration and fun and encourage an entrepreneurial mindset. 

What- the Role: 

Due to continued business growth and increasing volume of business our client needs a great new resource on their accounting and finance team. The new Accounting Assistant will take on a variety of responsibilities including full cycle accounting, reconciliation, maintain financial records, month-end and year end closing tasks, and other duties as assigned. We are looking for people who are detail-oriented and who can be both accurate and efficient at the same time.

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for an accounting professional who is a team player and who enjoys working in a fast-paced fun work environment. Candidates will have at least 1 years recent AP and/or AR experience or co-op experience and will be computer savvy with ability to learn new systems quickly. Experience using Sage is beneficial or another ERP system. Must have good intermediate-level Excel skills. 

How Much: 

This company provides a generous compensation package including an awesome benefits, perks, and generous time off along with major growth and learning opportunities, a fun and flexible work environment and the opportunity to work fully remote for now.

Where: 

Remote full-time, in the future this role may turn into a hybrid model at the company’s Vancouver downtown head office- accessible by car, bike, walking, bus, and SkyTrain. 

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving very quickly, and interviews start soon! 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. 
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Tax Analyst

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid - Anywhere in Greater Vancouver, CA
Posted on May 13, 2022
Fantastic career opportunity with a global public company with operations in over a dozen countries. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to work for a complex and interesting technology company. This is a junior to intermediate level role. We’re seeking accountants who have at least some exposure to tax, who are eager to learn new skills in global taxation, and who are detail-oriented problem solvers.   Read Full Description
Fantastic career opportunity with a global public company with operations in over a dozen countries. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to work for a complex and interesting technology company. This is a junior to intermediate level role. We’re seeking accountants who have at least some exposure to tax, who are eager to learn new skills in global taxation, and who are detail-oriented problem solvers.  

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 yet hard-working corporate culture with friendly colleagues and great mentors. 
If you are an Accountant with 1 to 3 years of relevant work experience and at least some exposure to tax who is looking for an exciting global company to work for, this could be the place for you!

What- the Role:

Our client is seeking a new Tax Analyst who will work on a collaborative tax and transfer pricing team. The Tax Analyst will report into a Tax Manager who is a great mentor and boss. There is also a Senior Tax Analyst, a Senior Tax Manager, and a Senior Director of Taxation on the team- many great mentors and bosses to learn from!  
The Tax Analyst will work with colleagues in the Vancouver corporate headquarters as well as in subsidiary offices in the US and other regions. The role involves tax accounting, tax returns, tax reporting, preparing tax forecasts, working on tax provisions, tax compliance, tax planning, tax audits, and transfer pricing- it’s a very holistic tax role with diverse responsibilities! Great opportunity to learn about all facets of tax with an International company. The new Tax Analyst will also work on ad hoc projects and process improvements. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description. 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for an individual with at least 2 years of work experience related to accounting, including at least 1 year working in tax. Work experience can be gained from public practice and/or in industry. Pursuit of CPA designation is highly preferred! Proficiency in various formulas and functions in Excel (pivot tables, V look-ups, etc.) is required. Candidates will have a friendly, clear, and professional communication style. A keen willingness to learn new tax skills is crucial in this role!  

Bonus Points… none of these are required! 

  • Experience working for a multi-national company and/or public company 
  • Exposure to US GAAP and/or US Tax 
  • Experience using an ERP
  • Experience working in the fast-paced technology sector is an asset 
  • Multi-lingual- this company has operations in over a dozen countries, so there are quite a few languages that would be beneficial! 

How Much: 

Very competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills, experience, and education. The company will provide their new Tax Analyst with a solid overall compensation package, including a performance-based bonus, an RRSP match, and excellent health, dental, & vision benefits.   

Where: 

The company’s global headquarters is in Greater Vancouver. The Tax Analyst can choose to work from the office full-time if they prefer or can work from home ~3 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 Tax 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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Senior Financial Analyst

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Downtown Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on May 10, 2022
Very diverse FP&A role that lends itself well to someone with a versatile skillset who can be both analytical and strategic. Working for a very well-established and reputable real estate development company. Room for long-term growth. Great culture and leadership team!   Seeing very technically strong Analysts, with advanced Excel skills, Power BI, and Power Query.  Read Full Description
Very diverse FP&A role that lends itself well to someone with a versatile skillset who can be both analytical and strategic. Working for a very well-established and reputable real estate development company. Room for long-term growth. Great culture and leadership team!   Seeing very technically strong Analysts, with advanced Excel skills, Power BI, and Power Query. 

Who- the Company: 

A reputable and successful Company that was established over 30 years ago. The organization has an impressive leadership team, solid reputation, and interesting history.  

What- the Role:  

Senior Financial Analyst, working on a tight-knit accounting & finance team. Responsibilities will be ever-evolving and will pertain to such areas as financial analysis and financial modeling, corporate finance, treasury and cash management, budgeting and forecasting, system optimisation, project management, and process improvement.

What- the Systems: 

Excel, Power BI, Power Query, and data visualization tools. 

What- the Responsibilities:  

Below are only some of the responsibilities that the new Sr. FA will likely take on… but it’s not an exhaustive list and it is not a set-in-stone job profile. The right candidate will grow the role as they get to know the business and prove themselves along the way. Long-term, this individual can progress and specialize further in a variety of different areas. 
  • Develop short and long-term financial models for the organization. Create, standardize, and maintain innovative and dynamic financial models in Excel, including cash flow models.  
  • Work with variety of internal stakeholders to fine-tune assumptions and run scenarios. 
  • Support the creation of the annual operating budget by partnering with the different business units. 
  • Create insightful reports and KPIs to monitor performance vs plan. 
  • Project manage executive-led initiatives. Examples include advancement of profitability in income-producing assets, opportunity research, and potential acquisition due-diligence.
  • Research the economic fundamentals of new growth opportunities. 
  • Presentation of analytical findings and insightful data to key decision makers and senior executives.

Who- the Candidate: 

This role has a great deal of variety and it is a crucial part of the company’s team. The new Sr. FA will provide strategic financial support to Senior Executives including the VP Finance. We are looking for a high-potential and well-rounded finance professional with a track record of success in fast-paced and ever-changing environments. This company provides ample opportunity for career growth over the years for high performers. 
We are looking for highly analytical individuals who are business-minded, hands-on as well as strategic, and eager to learn. Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders, including executive leaders, are essential. 

What- the Qualifications:  

  • Passion for data and analytics and a solid understanding of data structures, data analysis, and visualization tools. Experience with Power BI, Power Query, and other advanced reporting/visualization tools. 
  • Post-secondary education in commerce, economics, engineering, technology, or another related business field (required).  
  • CPA, CFA, and/or MBA-Finance viewed as a substantial asset 
  • At least 5 years’ progressive and relevant FP&A work experience (required). 
  • Work experience in the real estate development sector (highly preferred). If no work experience, then candidates must have a passion for/interest in the dynamic real estate industry.  
  • Highly proficient in Excel, with ability to build financial models from scratch (required). Experience using BI tools is an asset, as is experience creating macros from scratch in Excel. 
  • Well-versed in economic research, preferably in real estate (demographics, geography, migration, etc.)
  • Solid experience with financial systems, ideally with experience with system optimization or upgrades. (Sage 300 is an asset) 
  • Project management experience (highly preferred). 
  • Treasury and cash management experience (preferred). 
  • Experience working in mid-size, high-change, and entrepreneurial privately-held organization (preferred). 
  • Accomplished business communication skills with the ability to interact well and convey a clear message to colleagues at all levels of the organization. Confident and articulate

Where: 

Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office. Some hybrid/work from home flexibility is provided, please discus with SWIM. 

How Much: 

Very competitive and generous total compensation! Please discuss further with SWIM. 

When & How to Apply: 

Swim Recruiting has been engaged exclusively on this unique and exciting search.  Our client is eager to meet with candidates soon. 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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Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid - Anywhere in Greater Vancouver, CA
Posted on May 10, 2022
Are you a GAMER and an ACCOUNTANT, and frustrated that you can’t combine your PASSION with your PROFESSION? Well, CONSOLE yourself, because we have the solution for you- become an Accountant with a Video Game Company! There are plenty of video game companies in Vancouver, but this one is among the very best. Values based, people-focused, well-resourced, exciting and growing. The company makes great games and treats their employees super well. If you are an Accountant who has already worked in gaming, visual effects or animation, or you’re a gamer who’d love to get the chance to work in gaming, we’d love to hear from you!   Read Full Description
Are you a GAMER and an ACCOUNTANT, and frustrated that you can’t combine your PASSION with your PROFESSION? Well, CONSOLE yourself, because we have the solution for you- become an Accountant with a Video Game Company! There are plenty of video game companies in Vancouver, but this one is among the very best. Values based, people-focused, well-resourced, exciting and growing. The company makes great games and treats their employees super well. If you are an Accountant who has already worked in gaming, visual effects or animation, or you’re a gamer who’d love to get the chance to work in gaming, we’d love to hear from you!  

Who- The Company: 

Our client is a successful multi-national game company that is very values-based and that has a long-term vision. The company has a well-known flagship game, and they have several other great games in the works. The organization has a dynamic, people-first, fun-loving, fast-paced, and collaborative work environment. SWIM will be happy to share more insight into the company’s culture, values, and leadership. 

What- the Role: 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join this exciting and growing company! The Director of Finance is looking to hire a new Accountant for the growing accounting & finance team. This is a diverse role spanning corporate accounting, operational accounting, and financial analysis. Responsibilities will vary, and will include financial reporting, financial statement preparation, balance sheet analysis, variance analysis, profit & loss analysis, accounting research, accounting process improvements, and participating in ad hoc accounting & finance related projects.  SWIM will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.  

Who- the Candidate:

We are seeking someone who aligns well with the company’s culture and values and who has the potential to develop in their accounting career as the company grows. Candidates must have worked in the gaming industry (or something similar, like a visual effects company or animation studio) or, if not, must be very passionate about video games! 
 Qualified candidates will have at least 3 years of full-cycle accounting work experience. CPA designation or serious pursuit of CPA designation is highly preferred, and the Accountant can achieve their necessary CPA work experience in this role.
 Systems- Candidates must have experience using an ERP, intermediate level Excel skills proficiency (v look-ups, pivot tables, etc.), and experience with GoogleSheets is an asset. 
Great candidates for this role will be analytical and business savvy, and will want to truly partner with all departments in the company. A teamwork attitude and people-oriented mentality is crucial for success in this role.  

Where: 

The company is headquartered in Greater Vancouver, and they also have operations in a few other countries. The Accountant must be based in or close to Greater Vancouver, and able to get to the office on a flexible hybrid schedule- please discuss with SWIM. 

How Much: 

Base salary commensurate with experience, skills, and education. This company also provides an RRSP match, excellent health benefits, and a very generous paid time off program! Please discuss total compensation with SWIM. 

When & How to Apply: 

Swim Recruiting will be presenting shortlisted candidates directly to the Director of Finance review. This search is moving quickly so please don’t hesitate to apply if you are qualified and interested to hear more about the company.  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. Thanks! 
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Manager, Accounting & Finance

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid - Downtown Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on May 10, 2022
Fantastic opportunity with one of Vancouver’s most exciting and high-growth companies. The organization is at the innovative intersection of technology and health. Seeking finance professionals with CPA designation and 10+ years relevant experience, including exposure to M&A and/or to public companies. Experience in tech sector highly preferred.   Read Full Description
Fantastic opportunity with one of Vancouver’s most exciting and high-growth companies. The organization is at the innovative intersection of technology and health. Seeking finance professionals with CPA designation and 10+ years relevant experience, including exposure to M&A and/or to public companies. Experience in tech sector highly preferred.  

WHO- the Company:

Our client is a very exciting Vancouver-headquartered company that is at the intersection of technology and healthcare. This visionary company is already having a measurable positive impact on people across Canada by providing better, quicker, and more innovative health services. The company currently has well over 1000 employees, and is growing both organically and through acquisitions. 

WHAT- the Role:

Our client is seeking a new Finance Manager for their growing accounting & finance team,. The new Finance Manager will report into the CFO or into a Director of Finance for a specific business unit. The role is diverse and will involve full-cycle accounting, financial planning & analysis, budgeting, forecasting, treasury, financial reporting (IFRS), internal controls, etc. The Finance Manager will also have exciting responsibilities within M&A (mergers & acquisitions) including pre-acquisition due diligence and post-acquisition integration.  SWIM will provide interested candidates with a more detailed job description. 

WHO- the Candidate:

We are seeking senior-level accounting & finance professionals with approximately 10 years of progressive and relevant work experience. CPA designation, or International equivalent, is required. Great candidates for this company will be true business partners who love getting to know the ins and outs of the operation and supporting strategic business decision making through their accounting and finance knowledge. 
 Qualified candidates must have experience in at least 2 of the following 5 areas (with the willingness and ability to learn quickly in the other areas): 
  1. Experience working in a public company (in-house or public practice client) 
  2. Tech sector work experience (ideally health-tech!)
  3. M&A (ideally from target identification through to post acquisition integration) 
  4. Experience working for a very high-growth company (start-up, company growing through acquisition, company undergoing a lot of positive change, etc). 
  5. Healthcare sector work experience (ideally health-tech!)

HOW MUCH:

Base salary will be commensurate with experience and skills- please discuss with SWIM. This organization provides great health and dental benefits, including a mental health wellness program and employee perks like yoga, meditation, and fitness classes. Additionally, employees receive PD support and generous paid time off (including 1 family day, 1 wellness day, 1 volunteer day). 

WHERE:

The company is headquartered in the heart of downtown Vancouver, close to rapid transit. Most employees are working on a hybrid schedule, with most employees going into the office 2-3 days a week. The finance team often works together in the office at month-end, quarter-end, and year-end to allow for better collaboration and communication.  

WHEN & HOW TO APPLY:

This search is moving extremely quickly so please don’t hesitate to apply if you are qualified and interested to hear more about the company.  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. Thanks! 
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Senior Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid - Anywhere in Greater Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on May 6, 2022
Very exiting and high-growth company! This organization is a household name in the UK and Europe, and is now building a major presence in Canada, as well. This is a great opportunity to “get in on the ground floor” and to develop your career in tandem with the company’s growth across the country. Dynamic, diverse, and fun-loving corporate culture. Great accounting & finance leaders to learn from. Complex and interesting business. Opportunity for career growth.  Read Full Description
Very exiting and high-growth company! This organization is a household name in the UK and Europe, and is now building a major presence in Canada, as well. This is a great opportunity to “get in on the ground floor” and to develop your career in tandem with the company’s growth across the country. Dynamic, diverse, and fun-loving corporate culture. Great accounting & finance leaders to learn from. Complex and interesting business. Opportunity for career growth. 

Who- the Company: 

This is truly a “best of both worlds” scenario- the excitement and fast-pace that comes with building in a start-up type environment, along with the stability, resources, and strategic vision that comes from working for a well-established and successful global company. If you live in Vancouver, you may not yet know who the company is, but you will soon! They are pouring millions into marketing in Canada, and have substantial growth forecasted over the next 2+ years. 

What- the Role: 

On behalf of our client, SWIM is recruiting for a new Senior Accountant who will report directly into the Senior Finance Manager and also work closely with the CFO. This is a crucial hire for the growing accounting & finance team in Canada. This role is very diverse and will involve financial reporting, management reporting & Board reporting, consolidating information, ad hoc financial analysis, budgeting & forecasting, month/quarter/year-end close, internal and external stakeholder management, internal controls & compliance, and ongoing process improvement and system optimization projects. There are significant opportunities for growth and movement within the organization- in Canada and also globally. SWIM will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking a well-rounded senior-level Accountant who is eager to take on a diverse and evolving portfolio of accounting & finance responsibilities. Candidates will be comfortable with growth and change, and will be eager to contribute to the building-out of a sophisticated accounting function here in Canada. Candidates will have their CPA designation (or International equivalent), or will be very actively & seriously pursuing their designation. Experience with IFRS and/or ASPE financial reporting is required. Exposure to other international accounting principals is an asset, as is exposure to accounting in other countries.  Strong experience with systems is required (Excel, ERPs, etc), and the ability to easily learn new software and systems. 
Qualified candidates will be strong relationship-builders who believe in providing excellent customer service both internal and externally. We are seeking people who are business-savvy and who care about what is going on in the operations (as opposed to being overly heads-down and back-office). A team player mentality is important, as is the ability to collaborative with diverse colleagues around the world. 

How Much: 

Generous base salary commensurate with accounting experience, skills, and education. The total compensation package at this company is robust and includes an achievable performance bonus target (paid out quarterly), paid time off, a profit share program, a very comprehensive benefits package, and PD support. Please discuss further with SWIM! 

Where: 

The Canadian headquarters are in Greater Vancouver. The Accountant can work from the office full time or can choose to work from home a couple days a week. This company is building a vibrant culture here in Canada, and it’s an exciting time to be in the office to form relationships with colleagues who have been transferred from other countries. 

When & How To Apply: 

This search is moving quickly and we’re excited to shortlist candidates for our very important client. We can provide much more information than we have written down in this posting, if you are interested and have any questions. 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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ACCOUNTING CLERK

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid - Anywhere in Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on May 6, 2022
Our client is a large, successful, and well-established company that is growing and is seeking an Accounting Clerk to join their Real Estate Division.  Read Full Description
Our client is a large, successful, and well-established company that is growing and is seeking an Accounting Clerk to join their Real Estate Division. 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a well established, successful and growing organization hiring for their Real Estate Division. They embody a work-hard/play-hard culture, have great charity initiatives and programs and believe in rewarding their employees for their hard work. 

What- the Role: 

The Accounting Clerk will take ownership of Accounts Payable, processing invoices, setting up wires, liaising with Project Managers, and will also be exposed to some Accounts Receivable. SWIM will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for candidates with minimum 1-2 years of Accounts Payable experience. The best candidate for this opportunity will be humble, a critical thinker with a strong work ethic, with a desire to understand the “why” and keenness to learn! Must have excellent communication skills.

How Much: 

Very generous total compensation package. Please discuss further with Swim. 

Where: 

Vancouver, BC. Potential for a Hybrid work model

When & How to Apply: 

If you are qualified for, and interested in this Accounting Clerk role, 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' to send us your resume. 
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CONTROLLER

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Remote - Whistler, CA
Posted on May 4, 2022
WHISTLER WHILE YOU WORK! Have you been dreaming of combining your personal passions with your professional path? This may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for! Our client is emblematic of the Whistler lifestyle- fun, adventure, appreciating the natural beauty of the mountains. SWIM is seeking a new CONTROLLER on behalf of this exciting organization. If your attention is grabbed, keeping on reading- and hum a merry tune!  Read Full Description
WHISTLER WHILE YOU WORK! Have you been dreaming of combining your personal passions with your professional path? This may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for! Our client is emblematic of the Whistler lifestyle- fun, adventure, appreciating the natural beauty of the mountains. SWIM is seeking a new CONTROLLER on behalf of this exciting organization. If your attention is grabbed, keeping on reading- and hum a merry tune! 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a well-established, ever-evolving, and entrepreneurial organization with 100+ employees. The organization is innovative and evolving, and even though revenues decreased during the pandemic, profits increased! The company has a dynamic culture that truly lives by the old cliché of “work hard/play hard”. The corporate team are all serious about their careers, but when the work is done, they are happy to get outside to explore all that Whistler has to offer. 

What- the Role: 

On behalf of our client, SWIM is seeking a new CONTROLLER. The Controller will manage 2 individuals and will report directly into the impressive CEO. Responsibilities are varied and include: process improvements within the accounting & finance function, multi-entity and full-cycle accounting, financial reporting, overseeing payroll, budgeting and forecasting, cashflow management, financial system optimization, etc. Most importantly, the Controller will provide business decision support to the senior leadership team and contribute to the company’s strategic direction, especially during times of change. 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking candidates who will embody the organization’s culture- people who are team players, fun-loving, dynamic, and spirited. Qualified candidates will have 7+ years relevant and progressive experience in accounting & finance. Must have proven leadership abilities, ideally with 2+ direct reports on an accounting team. CPA designation is highly preferred. The ability to be both hands-on and strategic is crucial in this well-rounded Controllership role. 

Where: 

Ideally the Controller will live in Whistler or along the Sea-to-Sky corridor (Pemberton, Squamish, Lions Bay, Porteau, etc.) That said, we’re also open to candidates who live in the lower mainland or elsewhere in BC, as long as they can easily get to Whistler for meetings once (and sometimes twice) a week. Candidates will need to have a good home office set-up. 

How Much: 

Compensation will be in-line with qualifications and experience level. Please discuss with SWIM!

When & How to Apply: 

Swim Recruiting has been engaged exclusively on this search. SWIM will present shortlisted candidates directly to the hiring CEO for review. If you are keen on exploring this opportunity with an exciting Whistler-based company, 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. Thanks! 
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Senior Treasury Analyst

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on May 4, 2022
Our client is highly reputable Canadian-based mining company with operations located in Mexico and the United States. Guided by the highest standards of socially responsible mining, our client is committed to working safely, ethically and with integrity within the communities that they operate in. They strive to manage environmental impacts and contribute to local sustainable development. This commitment to social responsibility is integrated into their business strategy and recognized throughout the organization as essential to the long-term growth of the organization and the prosperity of the communities in which they do business. Read Full Description

Who- the Company: 

Our client is highly reputable Canadian-based mining company with operations located in Mexico and the United States. Guided by the highest standards of socially responsible mining, our client is committed to working safely, ethically and with integrity within the communities that they operate in. They strive to manage environmental impacts and contribute to local sustainable development. This commitment to social responsibility is integrated into their business strategy and recognized throughout the organization as essential to the long-term growth of the organization and the prosperity of the communities in which they do business.

What- the Opportunity: 

As a key contributor to the global treasury team, the Senior Treasury Analyst is responsible for all aspects of cash management and forecasting, as well as the management of the company’s treasury management system. The successful candidate will be technology savvy, proactive and an analytical thinker with sound planning and monitoring skills. The successful candidate will also be passionate about process improvement, efficiency and controls. You will report to the VP Treasury who embraces technology and automation.
 
Key responsibilities include: 
  • Support all aspects of day-to-day cash management including world-wide cash positions.
  • Evaluate inputs from various sources and prepare/maintain daily and short-term cash flow forecasting, financial modeling and variance analysis.
  • Evaluate the cash forecast versus actuals and recommend funding strategies.
  • Manage the treasury management system including ensuring accuracy and relevance of all data and maintenance of reports.
  • Manage bank accounts, banking platforms and credit card programs (opening and closing), analyze services, fees and income.
  • Oversee the short-term investments and borrowing, including administration and interest payments.
  • Implement or recommend controls, procedures and policies for cash management, investments, foreign exchange and reporting.
  • Oversee the preparation of various monthly and quarterly treasury reports.
  • Assist in financial risk management including foreign exchange.
  • Assist in metal sales administration and analysis including future metal streaming sales.
  • Assist in trade finance including the issuance, reductions, cancellations and reporting of guarantees.
  • Provide meaningful research and participate in various projects with stakeholder departments.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records for external and internal requirements.
  • Assist with internal and external audit requirements.

Who- the Candidate: 

  • CPA or university degree in Business, Finance or Accounting.
  • Minimum 5 years of multi-currency corporate cash management experience, including treasury management systems, banking platforms, debt facilities and foreign exchange.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and Excel.
  • Experience with treasury management systems, SAP, automation and IFRS are definite assets.
  • Excellent knowledge of treasury best practices and identifying process improvements. 
  • Detail oriented with high level of accuracy and precision.
  • Strong organizational, quantitative, analytical, research and customer service skills.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to self-manage deliverables and meet competing deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) effectively with both internal and external contacts.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment, both local and international.

Where: 

Our clients office is in the heart of downtown close to public transit and other amenities. You have the flexibility to work from home 1 day per week. 

How Much:

Very generous overall compensation package commensurate with experience, please discuss with Swim. 

When & How to Apply: 

Swim will be presenting candidates directly to the hiring team. If you are qualified for, and interested in, this interesting treasury career opportunity with a high-profile Vancouver mining company, please let me know soon as possible as this search is moving quickly!
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Administrative Assistant

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid - Anywhere in Greater Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on May 4, 2022
Fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a very friendly, tight-knit, and easy-going team with an employer you can stay with for many years. Administratively supporting the accountants at a reputable boutique bookkeeping firm.  Swim Recruiting uses this bookkeeping firm for our own accounting, payroll, taxation, and bookkeeping needs! Based in South-East Burnaby, opportunity to work from home 2 days a week once training is complete.  Read Full Description
Fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a very friendly, tight-knit, and easy-going team with an employer you can stay with for many years. Administratively supporting the accountants at a reputable boutique bookkeeping firm.  Swim Recruiting uses this bookkeeping firm for our own accounting, payroll, taxation, and bookkeeping needs! Based in South-East Burnaby, opportunity to work from home 2 days a week once training is complete. 

Who- The Client: 

Our client is a reputable and well-established full-service accounting firm. The consulting practice has a diverse and loyal client portfolio of small and midsize companies throughout the lower mainland and beyond and Swim Recruiting has been benefiting from this firm’s accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll services for a decade now!  We can speak first-hand to the organization’s friendly and tightknit team culture. The founder and managing partner is now looking for a new employee to join their team. 

What- the Role: 

Administrative Assistant, reporting directly to the firm’s owner/founder/managing partner.  This is a versatile, well-rounded, and hands-on position that would lend itself well to someone who is very organized and detail-oriented and who enjoys multi-tasking. The days are diverse due to the variety that comes from working with external clients. The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for calendar management, email inbox management, workforce planning and scheduling, new client onboarding, project coordination, event planning, managing relationships with various vendors, etc. Systems used include Outlook, Excel, Word, QuickBooks, and a project management tool called Aero Workflow. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description. 

Who- The Candidate: 

We are seeking an administrative professional with at least 4 years progressive experience. Candidates must have experience with calendar management and project coordination. Experience supporting accountants (within an accounting and bookkeeping firm or in the accounting & finance department of a company) is preferred, but not required as long as candidates are confident and comfortable supporting accounting professionals. Strong software and computer skills are required. An eye for process improvement and seeking out new efficiencies is big plus! Experience managing and organizing someone else’s email inbox is an asset. The team is looking for a friendly and down to earth colleague who they can work hard with and have a good laugh with!

Where:  

Working from South-East Burnaby, close to Deer Lake Park, off HWY #1.  Good commute for people living in Burnaby, New Westminster, Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, East Richmond, North Surrey, etc. Free street parking available. 
Initial training will take place in-person Monday to Friday. Once trained up, the Admin. Asst. can work from home 2 days a week. 

How Much:  

Base salary commensurate with relevant work experience and skills, plus benefits, paid vacation, etc. Please discuss further with SWIM!  

When & How To Apply: 

This search is moving quickly and we’re excited to shortlist candidates for our very important client. We can provide much more information than we have written down in this posting, if you are interested and have any questions. 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. Thank you! 
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Senior Bookkeeper

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid - Anywhere in Greater Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on May 4, 2022
Fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a very friendly, tight-knit, and easy-going team with an employer you can stay with for many years. Swim Recruiting uses this bookkeeping firm for our own accounting, payroll, taxation, and bookkeeping needs!  Read Full Description
Fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a very friendly, tight-knit, and easy-going team with an employer you can stay with for many years. Swim Recruiting uses this bookkeeping firm for our own accounting, payroll, taxation, and bookkeeping needs! 

Who- The Client: 

Our client is a reputable and well-established full-service accounting firm. The consulting practice has a diverse and loyal client portfolio of small and midsize companies throughout the lower mainland and beyond and Swim Recruiting has been benefiting from this firm’s accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll services for a decade now!  We can speak first-hand to the organization’s friendly and tightknit team culture. The founder and managing partner is now looking for a new employee to join their team. 

What- the Role: 

Senior Bookkeeper, reporting directly to the firm’s owner/founder/managing partner.  This is a versatile, well-rounded, and hands-on position that would lend itself well to someone who enjoys multi-tasking and the continuous learning and variety that comes from working with external clients. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description. 
  • Full-cycle bookkeeping for multiple businesses in various industries.
  • GST/PST for BC; calculations and remittances
  • Preparation of weekly and month-end financial reports, including cashflow.
  • Payroll Management, including government obligations and remittances, EHT, WCB (BC) /WSIB (ON), etc.
  • Year-end payroll documents (T4)
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Document management
  • Preparation of year-end financial statements (to Trial Balance)
  • Preparation of personal/corporate tax returns (T1, T2, T3, NTR)

Who- The Candidate: 

We are seeking an accounting professional with at least 5 years progressive experience with full-cycle accounting and bookkeeping, as well as skills in payroll and tax. Some form of relevant post-secondary education pertaining to accounting is required. Candidates will be systems-savvy (QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Desktop, Excel, etc.). Experience in both public practice and industry is highly preferred, but candidates with only one or the other will definitely still be considered. An eye for process improvement and automation is big plus! Our client’s team is looking for a great down-to-earth colleague who they can work hard with and also have a good laugh with! 

Where:  

Working from South Burnaby, close to Deer Lake Park. Initial training will take place in-person Monday to Friday. Once trained up, the Senior Bookkeeper can work from home 2 days a week. 

How Much:  

Base salary commensurate with relevant work experience and skills, plus benefits, paid vacation, etc. Please discuss further with SWIM!  

When & How To Apply: 

This search is moving quickly and we’re excited to shortlist candidates for our very important client. We can provide much more information than we have written down in this posting, if you are interested and have any questions. 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. Thank you! 
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Senior Financial Analyst

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid - Anywhere in Greater Vancouver, CA
Posted on May 4, 2022
Fantastic career opportunity with a global public company with operations in over a dozen countries. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to work for a complex and interesting technology company. Seeking an experienced FP&A professional who enjoys partnering with the business, doing ad hoc financial analysis, supporting non-finance stakeholders, and “telling the story behind the numbers”.  Read Full Description
Fantastic career opportunity with a global public company with operations in over a dozen countries. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to work for a complex and interesting technology company. Seeking an experienced FP&A professional who enjoys partnering with the business, doing ad hoc financial analysis, supporting non-finance stakeholders, and “telling the story behind the numbers”. 

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 yet hard-working corporate culture with friendly and down to earth employees. If you are an Accountant with 5+ 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 is seeking a new Senior Financial Analyst for their Global FP&A team and specifically for their Product Team. The FP&A function at this company has two teams- one on the corporate side and one on the product side. This role is for the product team, and specifically providing FP&A on hardware products. Reporting into a fantastic Manager (who is very happy to mentor someone with high potential!) who in turns reports into the Senior Director, Global FP&A. 
This is a very well-rounded Sr FA role and involves a blend of two key components: “traditional FP&AANDstrategic, ad hoc FP&A”. The traditional FP&A component of the role includes work at period-end such as analysis of actuals vs forecasts, variance analysis on revenues, costs, and gross margins, and tracking budgets to plans. The ad hoc component involves strategic business partnership on such initiatives as a new product launch (how, when, where to launch), product discontinuation or changes, product performance analysis, revenue projections, business cases, etc. For both components, the Sr. FA will be involved in giving presentations of FP&A findings and business recommendations to a variety of stakeholders, including the FP&A team as well as to non-finance decision makers in product management and sales. The Sr FA will also participate in various process improvements projects such as system optimization and workforce planning. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description. 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for an individual with at least 4 years of progressive financial planning & analysis work experience. Relevant Finance or Accounting designation such as CPA, CMA or CFA is highly preferred. Experience working in the tech sector and specifically partnering with product management is beneficial, but this is NOT required for a quick learner who is eager to face challenges in an exciting and fast-paced industry. 
SWIM will be considering candidates who have corporate and/or operational FP&A experience. Candidates must have advanced proficiency in Excel with the ability to create financial models from scratch. Candidates will have a friendly, clear, and professional communication style and will be confident presenting FP&A findings to both finance and non-finance audiences. The ability to “tell the story behind the numbers” is crucial in this role!  

Bonus Points… 

  • Experience working for a global company and/or public company 
  • Experience using an ERP such as Oracle, SAP, or JD Edwards. 
  • Experience working in the fast-paced technology sector is an asset 
  • Multi-lingual- this company has operations in over a dozen countries, so there are quite a few languages that would be beneficial!

How Much: 

Very competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills, experience, and education. The company will provide their new Senior Financial Analyst with a solid overall compensation package, including a performance-based bonus, an RRSP match, and excellent health, dental, & vision benefits.   

Where: 

The company’s global headquarters is in Greater Vancouver. Currently most employees are working from home, but this office is going to reopen this summer. Long-term, the Senior FA can choose to work from the beautiful HQ full-time or can do a mix of work from home and work from office- 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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Senior Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid - Anywhere in Greater Vancouver, CA
Posted on May 4, 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. Candidates must have at least 4 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. Candidates must have at least 4 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 yet hard-working corporate culture with friendly and down to earth employees. If you are an Accountant with 5+ 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 Senior Accountant.  This role is open due to an employee moving internally to another department. The responsibilities of this role are diverse, and the new Senior Accountant will support the Director of Finance with full-cycle accounting and analysis, as well as ad hoc projects and process improvements. This is within a multi-currency, multi-national, multi-entity publicly-listed company, so there is a good deal of interesting complexity for the Senior Accountant to work on. SWIM will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description. 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for an individual with at least 3 years of full-cycle accounting work experience, ideally trained in public practice followed by experience in industry, but one or the other will also be considered. CPA designation highly preferred, almost required- but candidates who are actively pursuing CPA and will be designated soon will also be considered. Proficiency in Excel (pivot tables, V look-ups, etc.) is required. Candidates will have a friendly, clear, and professional communication style. 

Bonus Points… 

  • Experience working for a multi-national company, particularly with entities in Asia Pacific  
  • 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 is an asset 
  • Multi-lingual- this company has operations in over a dozen countries, so there are quite a few languages that would be beneficial! Particularly Cantonese, Mandarin, and Korean.  

How Much: 

Competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills, experience, and education. The company will provide their new Senior 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: 

The company is headquartered in Greater Vancouver. The Senior Accountant can work from the office full-time or can do a mix of work from home and work from office, even after the pandemic has ended.  

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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SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST, MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS (buy-side)

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid - Anywhere in Greater Vancouver, CA
Posted on May 4, 2022
Our client is a large, successful, and well-established Canadian company that is growing both organically and through strategic M&A. This is rare opportunity in the Vancouver market with a company so high volume with regular M&A activity of on average 5-6 deals closing each month and a lot of exciting exposure!  Read Full Description
Our client is a large, successful, and well-established Canadian company that is growing both organically and through strategic M&A. This is rare opportunity in the Vancouver market with a company so high volume with regular M&A activity of on average 5-6 deals closing each month and a lot of exciting exposure! 

Who- the Company: 

Our client was established as a single office operation decades ago and has evolved to become one of the largest in their industry in BC and beyond. The company has been growing by leaps and bounds- both organically and via acquisitions (40+ and counting!).  Almost one quarter of their employees have been with the company for 10 years or more, which speaks volumes about the organization’s values and commitment to their people and their customers.   In the last year the organization has undertaken major business and digital transformations. The company has been hiring very impressive leadership, and it’s a very well-respected and well-managed business in a backbone industry that is relatively recession-proof (for example, no lay-offs have occurred due to Covid-19). 

What- the Role: 

Seeking a new Senior Analyst, M&A to join their growing M&A Team. This role will report into the Manager, M&A who in turn reports to the Director M&A. This a very meaty role that is unique in the Vancouver market because of the active deal flow! There is a lot of exciting repetitive transactional work that will allow candidates to really hone in on their M&A skills. This role with a focus on full-cycle buy-side M&A (initial due diligence to post-acquisition integration) as well as equity financing, budgeting, and business KPI analysis is varied in nature. With 5-6 deals closing every month, there is a lot of exciting activity with lots of opportunity for development.

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for a proven M&A professional who has experience working on buy-side transactions for high-growth companies, either through experience in public practice, investment banking or with other organizations. Qualified candidates will come with a minimum 2-3+ years experience in finance. Legacy CPA, CA designation is preferred but we’re also open to individuals with MBA- Finance, CFA, CBV, etc. The best candidates for this opportunity will be down-to-earth, humble, assertive, knowledgeable, inquiring, driven, and confident. In addition to the qualitative skills, we are also looking for soft skills. Excellent communication skills are crucial as this role will be creating and giving presentations to internal and external stakeholders, building strong relationships internally with many senior leaders in the organization as well as be the go to with owners of the acquired organizations. A high level of business acumen is paramount, as is the ability to gain buy-in throughout the organization. Strong Excel and PowerPoint are also key for this role. 

How Much: 

Competitive total compensation package, that is in-line with the hired individual’s experience and qualifications. Please discuss further with Swim.  

Where: 

Greater Vancouver. Currently most employees of this company are working from home due to Covid-19 related physical distancing, Longer term the Senior Financial Analyst, M&A will likely work hybrid 1-2 days a week from the corporate HQ, although they may be open to entirely remote candidates if truly the right fit.   

When & How to Apply: 

If you are qualified for, and interested in, this Senior Financial Analyst, M&A opportunity, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible as this search is moving very 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' to send us your resume. 
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Senior Financial Analyst

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid - Anywhere in Greater Vancouver, CA
Posted on May 4, 2022
Fantastic career opportunity with a global public company with operations in over a dozen countries. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to work for a complex and interesting technology company. Seeking an experienced FP&A professional who enjoys partnering with the business, doing ad hoc financial analysis, supporting non-finance stakeholders, and “telling the story behind the numbers”. Experience business partnering with supply chain and operations highly preferred, but not required.  Read Full Description
Fantastic career opportunity with a global public company with operations in over a dozen countries. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to work for a complex and interesting technology company. Seeking an experienced FP&A professional who enjoys partnering with the business, doing ad hoc financial analysis, supporting non-finance stakeholders, and “telling the story behind the numbers”. Experience business partnering with supply chain and operations highly preferred, but not required. 

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 yet hard-working corporate culture with friendly and down to earth employees. If you are a senior FP&A professional with 5+ years relevant 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 is seeking a new Senior Financial Analyst for their Global FP&A team and specifically for their Supply Chain FP&A Team. The FP&A function at this company has two teams- one on the corporate side and one on the product side. This role is for the corporate team, and specifically providing FP&A support (routine and ad hoc) to the senior leadership team in supply chain and operations. Reporting into a fantastic Senior Manager who in turns reports into the Senior Director, Global FP&A. 
This is a very well-rounded Sr FA role and involves a blend of two key components: “traditional FP&AANDstrategic, ad hoc FP&A”. The traditional FP&A component of the role includes work at period-end such as analysis of actuals vs forecasts, variance analysis on revenues, costs, and gross margins, and tracking budgets to plans. The ad hoc component involves strategic business partnership on such initiatives as changes to operations processes, inventory analysis, revenue projections, business cases, etc. For both components, the Sr. FA will be involved in giving presentations of FP&A findings and business recommendations to a variety of stakeholders, including the FP&A team as well as to non-finance decision makers in supply chain, operations, and sales. The Sr FA will also participate in various process improvements projects such as system optimization and workforce planning. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description. 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for an individual with at least 4 years of progressive financial planning & analysis work experience. Relevant Finance or Accounting designation such as CPA, CMA or CFA is highly preferred. Experience business partnering with supply chain, sales, and operations departments is highly preferred. Experience working in the tech sector is very beneficial, but this is NOT required for a quick learner who is eager to face challenges in an exciting and fast-paced industry. 
SWIM will be considering candidates who have corporate and/or operational FP&A experience. Candidates must have advanced proficiency in Excel with the ability create sophisticated financial models. Experience using a tier 1 ERP is preferred, as is expreince in a global public company.  Candidates will have a friendly, clear, and professional communication style and will be confident presenting FP&A findings to both finance and non-finance audiences. The ability to “tell the story behind the numbers” is crucial in this role! 

Bonus Points… 

  • Experience working for a global company and/or public company 
  • Experience using a tier 1 ERP such as Oracle, SAP, or JD Edwards. 
  • Experience working in the fast-paced technology sector is an asset 
  • Multi-lingual- this company has operations in over a dozen countries, so there are quite a few languages that would be beneficial!  

How Much: 

Very competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills, experience, and education. The company will provide their new Senior Financial Analyst with a solid overall compensation package, including a performance-based bonus, an RRSP match, and excellent health, dental, & vision benefits.   

Where: 

The company’s global headquarters is in Greater Vancouver. The Senior FA can choose to work from the office full-time or can do a hybrid of work from home and work from office- 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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Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid - Anywhere in Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on May 4, 2022
Our client is a large, successful, and well-established company that is growing and is seeking an Accountant to join their Real Estate Division. Great opportunities for growth for strong performers. Read Full Description
Our client is a large, successful, and well-established company that is growing and is seeking an Accountant to join their Real Estate Division. Great opportunities for growth for strong performers.

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a well established, successful and growing organization hiring for their Real Estate Division. They embody a work-hard/play-hard culture, have great charity initiatives and programs and believe in rewarding their employees for their hard work. 

What- the Role: 

The Accountant will assist in preparing monthly financial statements, including bank entries and reconciliations, and assisting with financial reporting, tax reporting, year-end audit reporting, and cash flow management. SWIM will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for Audit professionals ideally from mid-size public practice firm OR accounting candidates from industry –ideally from Real Estate industry background, but this is not a must-have! Successful candidate will have either just completed or will be near completion of their CPA. The best candidate for this opportunity will be humble, a critical thinker with a strong work ethic, with a desire to understand the “why” and keenness to learn! Excellent communication skills are crucial, as are strong Excel skills. 

How Much: 

Very generous total compensation package. Please discuss further with Swim. 

Where: 

Vancouver, BC. Flexibility for a Hybrid work model

When & How to Apply: 

If you are qualified for, and interested in this Accountant role, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible as this search is moving very 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' to send us your resume. 
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DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNTANT

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Hybrid - Anywhere in Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on May 4, 2022
Our client is a large, successful, and well-established company that is growing and is seeking a Development Accountant to join their Real Estate Division. Great opportunities for growth for strong performers. Read Full Description