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Some of Canada’s best Accounting & Finance Recruitment Consultants work at SWIM.

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!

Controller

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Burnaby, BC, CA
Posted on September 15, 2021
Great opportunity for an experienced Accountant to join a growing company as a Controller, be part of the Senior Management Team and have an impact. Read Full Description
Great opportunity for an experienced Accountant to join a growing company as a Controller, be part of the Senior Management Team and have an impact.

Who - the Company:

Our client is one of the leaders in their industry. They are in a growth phase, foster a positive culture and a family-like atmosphere, an open-door policy and long tenured staff.  

What - the Role:

Controller reporting to the VP and managing a team of 4 staff. The Controller will get the opportunity to have an impact as the company goes through their growth phase further, will be part of the Senior Management Team and will be involved in strategic planning.

Responsibilities will include developing, and implementing internal financial and accounting policies and procedures, ensuring that all statutory requirements of the organization are met, prepare all supporting information for the annual audit with the approved external auditor, reconciling accounts, managing cashflow, reviewing monthly results and implementing monthly variance reporting as compared to budget, managing the bookkeeping function, including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll, payroll preparation and administration, etc. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a more detailed job description.

Who - the Candidate:

We are seeking a Designated Accounting Professional with progressive relevant work experience and experience with Work In Progress reporting in construction, architecture or similar industries. The client is also open to a Senior Accountant with relevant work experience looking for the next step in their career.

Where:

This role will be located full-time in the office in Burnaby, BC.

How Much:

Base salary commensurate with experience- please discuss 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.

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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Richmond, BC, CA
Posted on September 14, 2021
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 company. Candidates must have at least 2 years work experience in accounts receivables, credit, and collections. 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 company. Candidates must have at least 2 years work experience in accounts receivables, credit, and collections.

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 an AR professional with 2 or more 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 Specialist who will be responsible for invoicing, cash applications, soft corporate collections, credit checks, and AR process improvements. This is within a multi-currency, multi-national, multi-entity company, so there is a good deal of interesting complexity for the AR Specialist to get to know!  Candidates can be at junior, intermediate, or senior level within AR, and salary will adjust accordingly. 

Who- the Candidate:

We are looking for an individual with at least 2 full years of full-cycle AR and collections work experience. 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 and/or public company 
  • Experience using an ERP such as JD Edwards, SAP, or Oracle. 
  • Multi-lingual- this company has operations in over a dozen countries, so there are quite a few languages that would be beneficial! 

How Much:

Competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills, experience, and education. The company will provide their new AR Specialist 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 Richmond. The AR Specialist can work from the office full-time or can work from home 1-2 days a week, 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 Accountant, Consolidations

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Okanagan, BC, CA
Posted on September 14, 2021
Successful and well-established company. A large, global and great family-oriented company, supportive culture in the beautiful Okanagan. Great opportunity for someone straight out of public practice looking for complex industry experience with skiing in the winter and beautiful summers, this is the ideal place to live a great lifestyle and have a fulfilling career with interesting work and growth! Read Full Description
Successful and well-established company. A large, global and great family-oriented company, supportive culture in the beautiful Okanagan. Great opportunity for someone straight out of public practice looking for complex industry experience with skiing in the winter and beautiful summers, this is the ideal place to live a great lifestyle and have a fulfilling career with interesting work and growth!

Who - the Company:

Our client is a midsized, family oriented, successful global company based in the beautiful Okanagan! This company offers a supportive environment with a large finance team of 80+ taking up a whole floor in normal times.

What - the Role:

Senior Accountant, Consolidations
Responsibilities include:
  • Executing technical consolidated accounting and reporting issues in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Accuracy of reported financial results and analysis.
  • Completed assigned processes/tasks for departmental monthly, quarterly and annual deadlines.
  • Responding to ad hoc requests for financial analysis for management in a timely manner.
Swim Recruiting will provide candidates with a more detailed job description. We recently placed someone else on this team and they love it there! Lots to learn and opportunity for growth. 

Who - the Candidate:

  • Relevant experience in public practice with consolidations experience with clients. Financial reporting in a multi-currency environment highly preferred. 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • In-depth knowledge of consolidation principles, foreign translation, and intercompany transaction under IFRS.
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts.
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel.
  • Strong technical IFRS knowledge.
Education
  • CPA designation highly preferred. Would consider very recently designated or soon to be designated candidates. 

Where:

Okanagan, BC

How Much:

Base salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits and 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.
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Controller

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Vancouver, BC OR Chicago, USA
Posted on September 10, 2021
Very senior accounting and finance role with a company known for it’s dynamic culture and high performance, fun-loving workforce. Complex, global portfolio with multiple entities. High-growth company. Leading a team of 2+ direct reports. Read Full Description
Very senior accounting and finance role with a company known for it’s dynamic culture and high performance, fun-loving workforce. Complex, global portfolio with multiple entities. High-growth company. Leading a team of 2+ direct reports.

Who- the Company:

Our client is a complex global technology company with a high-growth, high energy environment led by its employee-empowered culture.
The company provides a cloud-based automation solution. They help customer service, operations, and financial teams around the world to transform their manual processes into efficient processes with very high data accuracy. The company has offices in North America and Europe.  

What- the Role: 

Controller, reporting directly into the great CFO, managing 2+ direct reports. This is a well-rounded role involving diverse responsibilities. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a much more detailed job description.

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking high-performance accounting & finance leaders with approximately 10 years of progressive, relevant experience. An accounting designation is required, as is experience managing, mentoring, and coaching a team of at least 2 people.  

  • International Experience- particularly exposure to business operations across North America, and/or in Europe. 
  • Technology, SAAS, and/or Manufacturing industry experience.  
  • ERP- must have experience using a sophisticated ERP. 
  • Experience dealing with complex company structures
  • Team Management
  • Public Practice Training- preferred. 
  • Extensive experience managing Big Four financial audits required.
  • Excellent Technical Accounting Skills- including financial reporting in US GAAP, revenue recognition, multi-entity consolidations, etc. 

Where: 

Vancouver, BC or Chicago, Illinois. Hybrid model of work from home and from office.

How Much: 

Attractive total compensation package including a very competitive base salary and an attractive bonus and 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. 
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Director, Financial Reporting

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on September 10, 2021
Unique and well-rounded Director of Financial Reporting opportunity to work with a high-growth organization within the tech industry.  Read Full Description
Unique and well-rounded Director of Financial Reporting opportunity to work with a high-growth organization within the tech industry. 

Who - the Company:

Our client is a hypergrowth organization based in Vancouver. They are in an exciting phase, paving the way within the tech industry.

What - the Role:

Reporting to the CFO, the Director, Financial Reporting will be responsible for all activities relating to internal and external financial reporting requirements. The role will oversee the implementation of financial accounting and reporting standards and implement reporting best practices within the company. The position will also be key player in defining and implementing internal controls and leading the financial audits for the company.

The Director, Financial Reporting will be responsible leading a small professional team of accountants to support all reporting requirements. The position will also work closely with other members of the Finance team to ensure consistency and compliance to financial controls and frameworks across the company. The Director will also interact with external auditors and other stakeholders where needed.

Responsibilities 
  • Lead all aspects of the internal and external financial reporting requirements, ensuring that statements comply with public company regulatory requirements and meet the needs of internal stakeholders for effective decision making
  • Oversee the preparation of quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements and MD&A for public filing
  • Lead the annual audit and quarterly reviews to ensure a favorable audit opinion in collaboration with external auditors
  • Work proactively with external auditors to address and drive timely closure of technical accounting matters
  • Develop and monitor the company’s accounting policies and internal controls to ensure integrity of financial and accounting information and compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Proactively review and improve existing finance processes and systems, and develop new processes to support business evolution where applicable
  • Evaluate accounting implications and develop accounting processes to support the integration of new business acquisitions into the company’s financial reporting framework
  • Assist in business systems implementation, process automation, improvements and streamlining of existing processes
  • Support accounting and financial due diligence on acquisitions and strategic investments
  • Assess and document the accounting impact and required disclosures for major transactions, including significant contracts acquisitions, equity offerings and other complex transactions
  • Provide IFRS interpretation and prepare technical memorandums that document issues in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner
  • Supervise and coach other junior members of the team

Who - the Candidate:

  • CPA professional designation required
  • 10-15 years of proven experience in progressively complex Finance roles
  • Experience with growth stage company is an asset
  • Minimum 5 years of leadership experience
  • Proficient knowledge of IFRS with the ability to research and propose company positions on complex accounting issues
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively as a team player
  • Strong investigative, analytical and interpretative skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Critical thinking with an ability to absorb information quickly and extract relevant facts and data

Where:

Currently all staff are working remotely, with plans to open the office in the winter time. Office is located in Vancouver and the company will likely offer a partial/hybrid remote work model when the office opens.

How Much:

Base salary commensurate with experience- please discuss 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.

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Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on September 10, 2021
Unique and well-rounded Director, Financial Planning and Analysis opportunity to work with a high-growth organization within the tech industry.  Read Full Description
Unique and well-rounded Director, Financial Planning and Analysis opportunity to work with a high-growth organization within the tech industry. 

Who - the Company: 

Our client is a hypergrowth organization based in Vancouver. They are in an exciting phase, paving the way within the tech industry. 

What - the Role:

The Director, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) will provide strategic insight into financial and operating trends in support of the company’s continued growth, financial support of business cases and decisions, and play a key role in annual budgeting and forecasting. The role will deliver value-added financial analysis and meaningful related reports that lead to insightful and accurate business decision making, support external budget and other financial reporting preparation, analysis, and related communications. 
Reporting to the CFO, the Director, FP&A will work closely with the executive team and other senior leaders to model business decisions and support M&A related activities. The role will also be an important member of the Finance team, partnering with other Finance professionals to provide sound financial guidance and recommendations to the business. Working with Investor Relations will also occur to ensure conclusions for analyst reports and other stakeholder presentations are accurate. 
Responsibilities 
  • Directly provide ongoing FP&A support to the functional areas of the business, and as needed on an ad-hoc basis 
  • Partner with the senior leadership team to develop and implement financial strategies that align with the company’s mission, vision and business objectives 
  • Manage the corporate financial model including running scenario analysis 
  • Develop deep understanding of financial assumptions within the business 
  • Build rolling financial forecasting processes and controls to ensure accuracy of results produced 
  • Develop, prepare/review financial models for complex business cases and decision support 
  • Oversee the preparation of clear, metric-based, financial plans, including annual budgets, rolling-forecasts, long-range plans, and related updates 
  • Support investor communications with thought-out financial analyses and review of the company’s financial positions 
  • Analyze cost savings opportunities, develop project plans and monitor progress and results 
  • Participate in M&A activities to evaluate potential new acquisitions targets and provide recommendations on purchase 
  • Perform ROI analysis and prepare business cases for new products and growth initiatives. Test assumptions and perform robust scenario analysis, benchmarking against competitors and external data 
  • Build and optimize the FP&A function, including creation of automated and scalable processes, reporting and systems 

Who - the Candidate:

  • CPA designation required 
  • 10-15 years of proven experience in progressively complex Finance roles 
  • Minimum 5 years of leadership experience 
  • Experience in growth stage company is an asset 
  • Strong financial modeling skills and ability to analyze data and performance 
  • Experience in business case building and presentations 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) 
  • Experience with M&A an asset 
  • Experience with public company taxation is considered an asset 
  • Strong problem solving, and work management skills 
  • Proven prioritization, strong time management, and organizational skills 
  • Ability to exercise good judgement, show initiative, be proactive and accountable 
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Experience in a publicly traded company an asset 

Where: 

Currently all staff are working remotely, with plans to open the office in the winter time. Office is located in Vancouver and the company will likely offer a partial/hybrid remote work model when the office opens.

How Much:

Base salary commensurate with experience- please discuss 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. 
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Director Business Planning

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on September 9, 2021
A role for a forward-thinking, operationally-minded FP&A professional with a desire to support exceptional patient care in British Columbia. Join a regional managing body for healthcare providers in a leadership position with strong emphasis on strategic planning, financial reporting and budget development, and operational process optimization.  Read Full Description
A role for a forward-thinking, operationally-minded FP&A professional with a desire to support exceptional patient care in British Columbia. Join a regional managing body for healthcare providers in a leadership position with strong emphasis on strategic planning, financial reporting and budget development, and operational process optimization. 

Who- the Company:

Our client manages and oversees a regional network of healthcare providers. With connections to multiple large British Columbia healthcare institutions, the client supports its members in delivering outstanding specialized healthcare services and prioritizes patient care. 

What- the Opportunity:  

Our client is seeking a Director of Business Planning to take charge of financial reporting, budget development, and strategic business planning. Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with senior executive staff, the Director of Business Planning plays a key role in the client’s financial health, overseeing various  budgets. 
Reporting is an important component of this role — materials to be prepared and compiled include annual and multi-year operating budgets, as well as interim and year end financial statements. The Business Director will also provide written variance analysis and review internal controls to identify and correct deficiencies. 
Fluency with financial and business planning processes and tools are crucial to this role, as well as strong organizational, staff training, and leadership skills.
Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description. 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for FP&A professionals with over 10 years’ experience honing their management and operational skills, preferably at large, complex multi-site organizations and in shared services or project-driven environments. 
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA) required, a Masters Degree in Business, Leadership or other relevant field a plus! 
  • Analytical thinker with strong budgeting and forecasting skills informed by a background in business operations
  • Demonstrated expertise in strategic business planning, financial and operational planning and reporting, forecasting, financial modelling, and business process engineering 
  • Strong people skills: this role requires excellent communication, customer service, and relationship building
  • Ability to see the bigger picture, envision the organization’s future, and plan strategically to realize it 

Where: 

Vancouver, BC

How Much: 

Base salary commensurate with experience- please discuss further with Swim. Robust benefits plan and pension.

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving extremely quickly, so please don’t hesitate to apply if you are qualified for and interested in this great finance leadership opportunity. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that person directly. 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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Accounts Receivable Clerk

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Richmond, BC, CA
Posted on September 8, 2021
10am, 10:30am, or 11am start time- great role for someone who doesn’t like early mornings! 8 hour work day, plus lunch, Monday to Friday. Fantastic career opportunity with a global technology company with operations in over a dozen countries. Qualified candidates only need to have 1 year of relevant work experience in accounts receivables, credit, and/or collections. Personality, communication skills, and positive attitude are most important!  Read Full Description
10am, 10:30am, or 11am start time- great role for someone who doesn’t like early mornings! 8 hour work day, plus lunch, Monday to Friday. Fantastic career opportunity with a global technology company with operations in over a dozen countries. Qualified candidates only need to have 1 year of relevant work experience in accounts receivables, credit, and/or collections. Personality, communication skills, and positive attitude are most important! 

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 an AR professional with at least 1 year of relevant work experience who is looking for a successful and exciting technology company to work for, this could be the place for you! 

What- the Hours: 

This AR professional will be supporting clients in Australia, New Zealand, and Asia- for this reason, the start time has to be sometime from 10am to 11am. Great role for someone who other commitments in the mornings or who just loves to sleep in! 

What- the Role: 

Our client is seeking a new Accounts Receivable Clerk who will be responsible for invoicing, cash applications, soft corporate collections, credit checks, and AR process improvements. This is within a multi-currency, multi-national, multi-entity company, so there is a good deal of interesting complexity for the AR Clerk to get to know!  

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for an individual with at least 1 year of full-cycle AR and collections work experience. 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 and/or public company 
  • Experience using an ERP such as Oracle, SAP, or JD Edwards. 
  • Multi-lingual- this company has operations in over a dozen countries, so there are quite a few languages that would be beneficial! 

How Much: 

Competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills, experience, and education. The company will provide their new AR Clerk 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 Richmond. The AR Clerk can work from the office full-time or can work from home 1-2 days a week if preferred, even after the pandemic has ended! Initial training will be full-time in the 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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Recruitment Consultant

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on September 7, 2021
At Swim Recruiting we believe that every recruiter is unique and that everyone 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, training, and resources to do your job effectively and efficiently. 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 best and most respected employers in Vancouver and beyond.  Read Full Description
  • Do you feel restricted by the strict KPIs placed on you by your current agency?
  • Do wish you were given more room to show your creative side and personal brand in recruitment?
  • Prefer treating candidates and clients like people, not numbers?
  • Looking for uncapped commission potential? 

Who- the Company: 

At Swim Recruiting we believe that every recruiter is unique and that everyone 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, training, and resources to do your job effectively and efficiently. 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 best and most respected employers in Vancouver and beyond. 
  • Opened for business in 2007, and have many long-tenured and loyal Swimmers who have been with the firm for many years 
  • 100% Vancouver owned and operated Company
  • Very diverse and inclusive culture with a big focus on team collaboration 
  • Very generous and transparent commission structure that hasn’t changed since our inception over a decade ago 
  • We are very busy!!! You will always have good searches to recruit on with many of Vancouver’s best known companies 

What- the Role: 

We are seeking an experienced, talented, and self-motivated Recruitment Consultant to join our close-knit and top-notch recruitment team. The new Consultant can recruit within Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, Administration, and/or Marketing & Communications. This will be a permanent 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. The new Recruitment Consultant will be working on a variety of searches- contract and permanent, entry-level to senior level individual contributor, diverse corporate functions (not IT)- and for reputable companies of all sizes across the lower mainland and in all industries. Our recruiters are not limited to certain sectors, functions, or geographies. 

Who- the Candidate: 

  • At least 12 months- and preferably 18+ months- of full-cycle recruitment experience in a Recruitment firm is required 
  • Vancouver recruitment experience is preferred but not required for someone who is confident they can quickly establish a local network 
  • Experience recruiting on corporate office-based searches 
  • Excellent communication skills- written, verbal, and non-verbal 
  • Experience working on a high volume of diverse searches
  • Experience using an ATS, with strong ATS documentation, as well as recruitment platforms such as LinkedIn Recruiter
Culturally, our ideal candidate will be the type of person who loves to have a laugh with colleagues and who does not take themselves too seriously. You have an entrepreneurial mindset, take initiative, are results oriented, and have a strong sense of urgency. We thrive on the thrill of headhunting and filling tough searches, but we are also fun-loving and believe playing hard to be just as important. Our relaxed, trusting, 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.

Where: 

Swim Recruiting is headquartered in the heart of downtown Vancouver inside the iconic Waterfront Station building (super transit friendly). SWIM provides the opportunity for work-from-home days for our Recruitment Consultants who are ramped up and can be productive from their home office.  

How Much: 

  • SWIM offers two options- full commission (this has the highest earning potential!) or base salary plus lower % of commissions. We are very transparent about realistic earning potential and happy to discuss in detail. 
  • 23 “SWIM DAYS”- to be used for vacation, personal days, family days- whatever you want!  Plus you get your birthday off and occasional bonus days. 
  • Health & Dental benefits, including paramedical allowances 
  • Cell phone plan reimbursement
  • Annual reward trip for top performers… at least, when there isn’t a global pandemic raging! Our early 2020 trip was to Mexico!
  • Etcetera…. let’s talk!

When & How to Apply: 

If this role sounds like you and you want to hear more, please hit “APPLY NOW” to send us your resume. Recruiting will of course fully and completely respect all candidate confidentiality, and we can navigate questions about non-compete clauses. Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you! 
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Strategic Finance Analyst

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on September 3, 2021
Are you a strategic finance analyst looking to join an amazing team of passionate, active and dedicated leaders who are counted on as a key business partner in strategic and operational decisions? You will have the opportunity to add value immediately in creating improvements to existing tools and processes, and develop and improve reporting. Read Full Description
Are you a strategic finance analyst looking to join an amazing team of passionate, active and dedicated leaders who are counted on as a key business partner in strategic and operational decisions? You will have the opportunity to add value immediately in creating improvements to existing tools and processes, and develop and improve reporting.

Who- the Company:

Exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing international Vancouver based company and one of Vancouver’s finest! They are a people-centric organization and known for their collaborative team culture.

What- the Role:  

The Analyst will help create improvements to existing tools and processes, and develop and improve
reporting. They will drive cross-functional alignment through operational planning and project
management. They will partner with teams across Finance, Operations Excellence, and Strategy to drive
adherence to workplans for highly visible projects.

  • Driving process & tool improvements for Strategic Initiative process
  • Driving process adherence for several cross-functional projects
  • Enhancing reporting capabilities for multi-year forecasts and Strategic Initiatives
  • Providing ad-hoc support to FP&A and cross-functional partners (particularly Operations
  • Excellence and Strategy)
  • Managing Strategic Initiative collection and approval process

Who – the Candidate:

  • Undergraduate degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, or a related field
  • 3+ years of work experience, preferably in management or financial consulting, or equivalent
  • experience within a large corporation.
  • Able to work with limited direction across functions, and can understand and link strategy to the
  • underlying drivers of the business.
  • Proven high-level analytical thinker and creative problem-solver, and ability to work within fast-paced business environments.
  • Expert knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint

How Much: 

Competitive base salary commensurate with level of work experience, bonus, extended health, 4 weeks vacation 

Where:

Vancouver BC 

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving very quickly, and interviews start immediately! 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.
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Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on September 3, 2021
REAL ESTATE. Diverse, exciting, and challenging senior level FP&A role with an extremely successful real estate company based in Vancouver. Great opportunity for long-term growth within a vibrant corporate culture. Reporting to a Vice-President Finance. An Analyst as direct report. This is one of SWIM’s favourite clients to recruit for! We’ve placed many happy people at this company.  Read Full Description
REAL ESTATE. Diverse, exciting, and challenging senior level FP&A role with an extremely successful real estate company based in Vancouver. Great opportunity for long-term growth within a vibrant corporate culture. Reporting to a Vice-President Finance. An Analyst as direct report. This is one of SWIM’s favourite clients to recruit for! We’ve placed many happy people at this company. 

Who- the Company:  

Swim Recruiting is very excited to represent this reputable real estate company to the Vancouver candidate market! The company is successful and stable, with several best-in-class projects on the go and opportunity for career development. 

What- the Role: 

The Manager, Real Estate FP&A will be responsible for a variety of FP&A responsibilities including budgeting, forecasting business decision support, market research analysis, business development and SWOT analysis, cash flow analysis, financial proformas, etc.  The Manager will report into the VP Finance and will have one (1) Analyst as a direct report. This is a fantastic opportunity for a proven and talent Analyst who is eager to use their FP&A toolkit within a fast-paced, friendly, and successful company. A passion for real estate is key! Plenty of opportunity for long-term career growth based on performance and potential.   Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a full job description. 

Who- the Candidate:  

Qualified candidates will have excellent financial modeling skills! We are looking for well-rounded Senior Analysts who are bright, hard-working, professional, confident, humble, upbeat, and dynamic. 
This is a wonderful career opportunity for someone who wants to grow over many years with a reputable and complex Vancouver-based real estate company.  We are seeking a hard-working and talented Analyst, 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, travel, etc. 
  • Ability to create, improve, and maintain sophisticated, complex, and robust financial models is paramount. (There will be a financial modeling assessment as part of the interview process.)
  • Systems savvy, with extremely strong Excel skills. Experience with BI tools and data visualization tools is preferred. 
  • At least 5 years relevant and progressive FP&A work experience. 
  • Experience working in real estate is highly preferred, but potentially not required for very talented FP&A individuals who are very keen to work in the real estate sector and who have many transferable skills.
  • CPA or CFA or MBA-Finance is highly preferred, but not necessarily required for someone with an abundance of relevant work experience.  The company will support further professional development should the Manager choose to pursue in future.
  • A professional and friendly communication style is key, as are polished presentation skills.

Where: 

Head office is located in the heart of Vancouver’s downtown core. The new Manager will likely work from home and from the office on a rotational basis during physical distancing. 

How Much: 

VERY generous and competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills- this company pays well for top talent. The company also provides a competitive performance-based bonus, professional development support, and some fantastic perks and benefits. Please discuss further with SWIM! 

When & How to Apply:  

This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out directly 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. Thank you! 
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Director of Finance

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on September 3, 2021
Innovative and high-growth public company in the green technology space. CFO is seeking a right-hand Director of Finance who will lead the finance team and support ambitious M&A plans.  Read Full Description
Innovative and high-growth public company in the green technology space. CFO is seeking a right-hand Director of Finance who will lead the finance team and support ambitious M&A plans. 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a green-tech company that is revolutionizing their space. They employ very bright professionals in science, finance, business strategy, etc. The company is listed on a US stock exchange and has ambitious plans to hit $100M in revenues by end of 2022, growing organically and through M&A. The CFO is looking to double the size of the finance team in the coming months, including hiring a new Director of Finance. 

What- the Role: 

The new Director of Finance will be right-hand to the CFO, will help lead the finance team (including a Manager of Financial Reporting) and will support M&A initiatives. Primary responsibilities will include team leadership, business decision support, M&A, treasury management, and budgeting. SWIM will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description. 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking an experienced finance leader with 15+ years progressive experience in accounting & finance including ~5 years in a senior capacity. Qualified candidates will hold a North American designation (preference for legacy CPA, CA, but also very open to CPA, CMA and CPA, CGA and US CPA). Public company and SEC reporting experience is a must-have, as is knowledge of both IFRS and US GAAP. We are seeking a Director of Finance who leads by example and who is excited to play a key role in the quick growth of an innovative tech company. 

Where: 

Headquartered in Vancouver. 

How Much: 

This company will generously compensate their new Director of Finance. In addition to a competitive base salary, the Director of Finance will be eligible for a bonus reflective of company performance and individual performance, as well as an LTIP set by the Compensation Committee.

When & How to Apply: 

Swim Recruiting has been engaged exclusively on this Director of Finance search and will be representing the profiles of our shortlisted candidates directly to the CFO and the VP HR for review. 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. Thanks! 
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Director, Real Estate Development Accounting

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on September 3, 2021
REAL ESTATE. Diverse, exciting, and challenging Director role with an extremely successful real estate company based in Vancouver. Great opportunity for long-term growth within a vibrant corporate culture. Directly managing a team of 4 and reporting into a VP.  This is one of SWIM’s favourite clients to recruit for! We’ve placed many happy people at this company.  Read Full Description
REAL ESTATE. Diverse, exciting, and challenging Director role with an extremely successful real estate company based in Vancouver. Great opportunity for long-term growth within a vibrant corporate culture. Directly managing a team of 4 and reporting into a VP.  This is one of SWIM’s favourite clients to recruit for! We’ve placed many happy people at this company. 

Who- the Company:  

Swim Recruiting is very excited to represent this reputable real estate company to the Vancouver candidate market! The company is successful and stable, with several best-in-class projects on the go and opportunity for career development. 

What- the Role: 

The Director, Real Estate Development Accounting will be responsible for overseeing the accounting for the project life cycle from planning to construction completion.  The Director will have four (4) reports, including a Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity for a proven and talented leader who is eager to use their development accounting toolkit within a fast-paced, friendly, and successful company. A passion for real estate development is key! There is great opportunity for growth for a high performer. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a full job description. 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for well-rounded and very senior-level cost accounting & development accounting professionals who are bright, hard-working, upbeat, and dynamic, and who lead by example. This is a wonderful career opportunity for someone who wants to grow over many years with a reputable and complex Vancouver-based real estate company. 
  • Minimum 7 years and ideally 10+ years relevant experience in cost accounting within real estate, construction, and/or quantity surveying. 
  • Candidates will be well-versed in construction project draws, proformas, forecasting, financial planning, financial analysis, etc. Using Yardi and Excel. 
  • People leadership experience: mentoring and managing 2 to 6 direct reports. 
  • Accounting designation preferred but not required.

Where: 

Head office is located in the heart of Vancouver’s downtown core. The new Director will likely work from home and from the office on a rotational basis during physical distancing. 

How Much: 

VERY generous and competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills- this company pays well for top talent. The company also provides a competitive performance-based bonus, professional development support, and some fantastic perks and benefits. Please discuss further with SWIM! 

When & How to Apply:  

This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out directly 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. Thank you! 
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Accounts Payable Specialist

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Greater Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on September 1, 2021
Great opportunity for a candidate with 1+ years of Accounts Payable experience to join a growing company. Company will support future growth! Read Full Description
Great opportunity for a candidate with 1+ years of Accounts Payable experience to join a growing company. Company will support future growth!

Who - the Company: 

Our client is in the real estate industry, experiencing amazing growth, has great leadership and a positive culture! 

What - the Role:

AP Specialist. This role will be responsible for processing all corporate invoices and ensuring the AP process and procedures are followed throughout the organization. Responsibilities include processing full cycle Accounts payable, processing payments administration of expense reports, assisting the accounting team - bank rec & bank statement downloads, finance team administration duties, managing and coordinating the responses to calls from vendors on inquiries of unpaid invoices, reviewing, analyzing, and processing requests for vendor set-up, coordinating the entering and printing of manual payroll checks and other duties as assigned.

Who - the Candidate:

We’re seeking candidates with at least 1 year of Accounts Payable experience. If you are planning to pursue your CPA, the company is very supportive and there will be growth opportunities available in the future for the right candidate! Successful candidate will have strong communication and organizational skills and strong AP process and procedures development skills. Must have ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks within tight deadlines 

Where:

The company is headquartered in the Greater Vancouver Area. The preference is for this role to be in the office during onboarding. Thereafter, the company will offer a hybrid model and this role will be in the office 2-3 days a week.

How Much:

Competitive compensation package commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications. 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. 
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Senior Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Richmond, BC, CA
Posted on August 31, 2021
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 5 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 5 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 their Manager (a Big 4 trained CPA, CA) 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 get to 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for an individual with at least 5 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 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 Accountant 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 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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Payroll Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Contract
Langley, BC, CA
Posted on August 30, 2021
This is a fantastic full time permanent payroll opportunity for someone living in or close to Langley, BC!  Read Full Description

This is a fantastic full time permanent payroll opportunity for someone living in or close to Langley, BC! 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is in the manufacturing industry and they have built a solid reputation over the past 20 years. This is a global organization and they are dedicated to their customers and to continuously advancing their products.

What- the Role: 

This successful company is seeking a new part-time and permanent Payroll Accountant. The Payroll Accountant will be responsible for processing full-cycle BC payroll using Payworks. The payroll consists of approximately 110 salaried employees in the corporate head office. No union; no hourly. There are a small number of employees globally in the UK and Australia. Employees are paid on a semi-monthly schedule. The Payroll Accountant will also take care of some benefits administration. 

Where: 

Corporate office in Langley, BC, close to a few highways and there will be the opportunity to work from home a couple of days per week once training is complete.  We’re seeking candidates who view the Langley location as a plus, not a negative! 

Who- the Candidate: 

Swim Recruiting is seeking professionals with at least 3-5 years’ full-cycle payroll processing experience. Candidates will have knowledge of BC payroll legislation and will be familiar with payroll systems (experience with Payworks is a significant asset). Past or current pursuit of payroll-related education, such as the PCP certification, is preferred but not required. Strong candidates will be efficient, detail-oriented, and organized. Work experience and/or education pertaining to accounting is beneficial. 

How Much: 

Generous salary commensurate with level of payroll experience and skills, please discuss with Swim. There are also good health & dental benefits and a discretionary annual bonus. 

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. 
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Financial Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on August 30, 2021
SWIM is very excited to be representing this company to our candidate networks! Our client is a fascinating social enterprise company that is making a very positive impact in our world while still earning a profit. The company was founded over 5 years ago and has operations on several continents. This is truly a company you can feel proud to work for and to grow with! Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with plenty more insight into the company’s values, vision, and culture.  Read Full Description

Who- the Company: 

SWIM is very excited to be representing this company to our candidate networks! Our client is a fascinating social enterprise company that is making a very positive impact in our world while still earning a profit. The company was founded over 5 years ago and has operations on several continents. This is truly a company you can feel proud to work for and to grow with! Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with plenty more insight into the company’s values, vision, and culture. 

What- the Role: 

Financial Accountant. Responsible for delivering on month end close process, enabling accurate reporting of financial performance. The Financial Accountant will also be reviewing AP and AR cycles, producing weekly and monthly management reports, completing statutory and other tax filings, and partnering with internal stakeholders. This will be a hands-on dynamic role, we are looking for someone who has the ability to work well in a fast paced, ever-changing environment, someone who is a critical thinker. The sky is the limit for someone who is smart, motivated, and very eager to learn and contribute! SWIM will provide interested candidates with a more detailed job description.

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking candidates with relevant post-secondary education (related to accounting, business, and/or finance) and around 3-5 years post-University accounting work experience. Aside from the technical skills and accounting skills, the most important thing is for the Financial Accountant to be a great match with the company’s work hard/play hard culture They have a very fun-loving and friendly group of people at this company who care about our shared planet and leading a sustainable, environmentally-friendly lifestyle. 
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience. 
  • Relevant post-secondary education. 
  • Ideally candidates will be pursuing the CPA, but this is not a requirement. 
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel. 
  • Detail-oriented, analytical, and self-motivated, with a keen eye for process improvements. 

Where: 

The corporate office is based in Vancouver, BC in a beautiful part of town. Candidates can work from the corporate office 3 to 5 days a week. 

How Much: 

Base salary commensurate with level of skills and experience, plus benefits, PD support, and other perks. The company also has a generous and flexible paid time off program!  

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving quickly so please reach out soon if you are interested! SWIM is presenting shortlisted candidates directly to the hiring team for review. 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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Corporate Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
North Vancouver, AB, CA
Posted on August 30, 2021
Rare and unique opportunity for a fresh graduate or an Accounting Clerk to step up to a Corporate Accountant role with a growing real estate organization! Read Full Description
Rare and unique opportunity for a fresh graduate or an Accounting Clerk to step up to a Corporate Accountant role with a growing real estate organization!

Who - the Company: 

Our client is in the real estate industry, experiencing amazing growth, has great leadership and a positive culture!

What - the Role: 

We are seeking a new Corporate Accountant to join a collaborative finance team. The Corporate Accountant will report to the Accounting Manager and will be responsible for assisting with accounting for property acquisitions, and other assigned accounting tasks. There will be many growth opportunities for the right candidate in the future to advance within the team! Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a more detailed job description.

Who - the Candidate:

  • A recent university graduate with a degree in Accounting OR 1-2 years of accounting experience would be preferred
  • Pursuing of CPA designation or plans to enroll in the CPA Program
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Real Estate industry experience is an asset
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize effectively
  • Must have excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail

Where:

The company is headquartered in North Vancouver. The preference is for this role to be in the office during onboarding. Thereafter, the company will offer a hybrid model and this role will be in the office 2-3 days a week.

How Much: 

Competitive compensation package commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications. Please discuss further with SWIM.

When & How to Apply: 

SWIM will be representing shortlisted candidates directly to the hiring managers for review. If you are interested and would like to discuss further, please let us know soon as the search is moving quickly. 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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Accounts Payable Specialist

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Alberta, AB, CA
Posted on August 27, 2021
Our client is a well-established and successful company with operations across North America. They have a great reputation in Vancouver and beyond, and it’s a great company to gain experience with and to have on your resume. There are many wonderful people there in accounting and finance to learn from!  Read Full Description

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a well-established and successful company with operations across North America. They have a great reputation in Vancouver and beyond, and it’s a great company to gain experience with and to have on your resume. There are many wonderful people there in accounting and finance to learn from! 

What- the Role: 

Accounts Payable Clerk, working alongside 5 others on the collaborative A/P team and within a large accounting & finance team. The A/P Clerk will ensure that vendors and suppliers are paid within established time limits and that employee expenses are paid in a timely and appropriate manner. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking candidates with great organizational abilities and computer skills who love working at a very fast-pace. Candidates must be professional, friendly, organized, detail-oriented, efficient, reliable, and very respectful of keeping information confidential. Complex 3-way matching invoicing experience is required. Hands-on experience using an ERP is highly preferred and experience specifically using SAP is a big plus
  • Post-secondary education an asset. 
  • Minimum of 2 years prior full-cycle accounts payable experience in a high-volume and fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient with MS Excel. 
  • Systems savvy with hands-on experience with ERP systems. Experience with an invoice management system such as SAP Concur is a great asset. 
  • A customer focused approach to dealing with internal and external stakeholders. 

Where: 

Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful office, very close to a SkyTrain station. Presently, the AP team is working 100% remote with a high possibility to remain completely remote post pandemic. For this reason, this company is open to hiring candidates from anywhere in BC, AB and ON.

How Much:

Competitive base salary commensurate with level of experience. 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.
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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Greater Vancouver Metropolitan Area, BC, CA
Posted on August 27, 2021
Diverse and well-rounded Senior Accountant role with a growing group of publicly-listed mineral exploration companies headquartered right here in Vancouver. Right-hand to the Controller.   Read Full Description
Diverse and well-rounded Senior Accountant role with a growing group of publicly-listed mineral exploration companies headquartered right here in Vancouver. Right-hand to the Controller.  

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a group of publicly-listed mineral exploration companies (various metals, well-diversified, several countries). The group has a tightknit accounting & finance team and impressive leadership who are aligned with achieving value for shareholders. It is an exciting place to work as the group always has growth plans and interesting transactions happening. 

What- the Role: 

The Controller is seeking a “right-hand” SeniorAccountant who will take on a variety of full-cycle accounting responsibilities for three junior mining companies. For example, the Accountant will prepare journal entries, manage AR and AP functions, support month/quarter/year-end financial reporting, prepare working papers, assist with a variety of process improvement projects and financial system optimization, reconcile general ledger accounts, etc. This company has a close-knit team with a “we’re all in this together” approach to the work. This is a great opportunity for a senior level accounting professional who loves variety and wearing many hats!  Newly created role due to continued business growth. 

Who- the Candidate: 

  • CPA designation or CPA candidacy is preferred but not required.  
  • Full-cycle accounting skills, including knowledge of IFRS.
  • Multi-entity accounting experience
  • Public company experience is highly preferred, but not necessarily required for a very quick learner. 
  • Experience in the mining sector is an asset, but not at all required for someone who is bright and eager to learn. 
  • Public practice training is beneficial, but not necessarily required. 
  • Systems savvy and eager to learn and master new software and tools. This company primarily uses QuickBooks and Excel.  
  • We are seeking a well-rounded Senior Accountant who is hands-on but who can also see the big picture. 
  • Qualified candidates for this role will be quick learners with an upbeat attitude and a willingness to help in a variety of areas. 
  • Detail oriented, organized, and highly accurate. 

Where: 

The company is based out of a corporate office in the heart of downtown Vancouver. The company is following careful Covid-19 physical distancing protocols.  

How Much: 

Base salary commensurate with accounting experience and skills, as well as a stock option plan, benefits and PD support- please discuss with Swim. 

When & How to Apply: 

If you are qualified for, and interested in, this fantastic Senior Accountant 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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Director of Finance with Tiny

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Western Canada-Remote
Posted on August 27, 2021
Swim Recruiting is very excited to represent Tiny to their candidate networks! Tiny has a long-term approach and has made many successful investments over the past decade. The company has a portfolio of operating companies that generate sizable cashflows and also manages a private equity fund.  Read Full Description


Swim Recruiting is very excited to represent Tiny to their candidate networks! Tiny has a long-term approach and has made many successful investments over the past decade. The company has a portfolio of operating companies that generate sizable cashflows and also manages a private equity fund. 

Who- the Company: 

Tiny is an investment platform that owns a portfolio of high quality businesses focused primarily in the technology sector. The company partners with founders and entrepreneurs to give them straightforward exits that protect their team and culture and keep their businesses operating for the long-term. Tiny company include MetaLab, Dribbble, WeCommerce etc. Recently, Tiny added AeroPress to its portfolio. You can read plenty more about Tiny’s team, values, and business philosophy at www.tinycapital.com 

What- the Role: 

Tiny is seeking a Director of Finance. This role is open due to an upcoming parental leave cover, and Tiny is looking for an employee for a contract term of October 2021 to January 2023. The Director of Finance will report directly into the CFO and will manage and mentor a close-knit team, including a Controller and Assistant Controller. This is a unique opportunity for a well-rounded, collaborative, and entrepreneurially-minded accounting & finance leader to gain concurrent experience in both private equity AND technology! 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead the head office financial reporting team, with a focus on holding company level reporting and consolidation.
  • Oversee treasury operations for the consolidated group.
  • Manage and oversee finance and compliance for holding companies and the private equity fund.
  • Monitor cash flow and working capital for corporate group; review intercorporate management transactions.
  • Provide support and oversight to portfolio company reporting teams and oversee financial reporting of contract accountants for smaller subsidiaries.
  • Oversee the compilation and consolidation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements. 
  • Coordinate on tax compliance and structuring in collaboration with Partner, Tax.
  • Coordinate and review debt compliance and correspond with new lenders as needed.
  • Review accounting for M&A transactions, including purchase price allocation (PPA). 
  • Oversee HR, IT, and Payroll processes for head office as needed. 

Projects & Initiatives

  • Evaluate financial reporting systems and processes; recommend alternatives to improve reporting and consolidation processes (increased automation, dynamic data, etc.).
  • Implement management reporting improvement and KPIs for operating company performance tracking.
  • Implement head office KPIs for tracking investment performance and deployable capital.

Who- the Candidate:  

We are seeking a well-rounded, collaborative, strategic, and entrepreneurially-minded accounting & finance leader who is very excited about Tiny’s business model and reputation. 
  • Canadian CPA designation, or international equivalent. 
  • At least 8 years of progressive accounting & finance experience.
  • Industry experience is required. Training in public practice is highly preferred. 
  • Experience with implementing FP&A processes, financial reporting processes, and/or consolidation systems is an asset.
  • Direct formal people management experience, with the ability to lead by example and effectively mentor, motivate, and coach a small team. 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions accounting experience, including post-acquisition integration, is a significant asset. 

How Much: 

Competitive base salary commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications. Opportunity for a performance-based bonus at the end of the contract term. The company also provides generous health & dental benefits, a health spending account, fitness benefits, PD support, and a flexible paid time off program. 

Where: 

Remote. Tiny has employed a fully digital workforce since before the global pandemic hit! Most of the team lives and works on Vancouver Island or in Greater Vancouver, although some work elsewhere in BC or in other provinces. The preference is for the Director of Finance to live in or close to the Lower Mainland so they can participate in in-person meetings, team social events, etc. but excellent candidates in other locations across Canada will also be considered. 

When & How to Apply: 

Swim Recruiting has been engaged exclusively on this very important search. SWIM will present shortlisted candidates directly to the CFO for review, and selected candidates will have interviews with the hiring team throughout the month of September. We are aiming for the Director of Finance to start in early-to-mid-October. If you are keen on this opportunity and would like to discuss further, please reach out to your Recruitment Consultant at SWIM. If you do not yet have a contact at SWIM, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. Thank you! 
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Senior Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Greater Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on August 26, 2021
Fantastic opportunity for a public practice trained CPA who is seeking to join a large, complex, well-established and incredibly successful Canadian company that is growing quickly- both organically and through acquisitions (M&A). We are looking for a CPA with 3+ years progressive accounting experience and IFRS financial reporting skills.   Read Full Description

Fantastic opportunity for a public practice trained CPA who is seeking to join a large, complex, well-established and incredibly successful Canadian company that is growing quickly- both organically and through acquisitions (M&A). We are looking for a CPA with 3+ years progressive accounting experience and IFRS financial reporting skills.  

Who- the Company: 

Our client was established decades ago and they have operations in various provinces and states across Canada and the US. The company has been growing by leaps and bounds- both organically and via acquisitions. Many 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. They have a tightknit and high performance accounting & finance team, with many people on the team who have grown with the organization and earned promotions over the years. 

What- the Role: 

Swim Recruiting has been engaged by our client to find them a great new Senior Accountant with strong technical accounting and financial reporting skills. The Senior Accountant will report into the Manager, Financial Reporting (who first joined the company as Senior Accountant). The Senior Accountant’s responsibilities will vary day-to-day and will include preparing consolidated financial statements (under IFRS), MD&A, ad hoc analysis, supporting year-end audit, process improvements, internal controls, ad hoc projects, etc. Many people on the finance team have grown with the organization over the years and there is definitely opportunity for career development for a strong performer!  

The Senior Accountant will interact with everyone on the tightknit accounting & finance team, including senior leadership. 

Various computer systems and platforms will be used by the Senior Accountant, including Dynamics AX and of course Microsoft Excel! 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking CPAs who trained in a large public practice firm with a complex client portfolio. Qualified candidates will be resourceful, intuitive, self-motivated, professional, organized, and always seeking out opportunities for process improvements and new efficiencies.  The selected candidate will have at least 3 years of progressive accounting work experience, in public practice and/or industry. Strong technical skills in IFRS are required.

Where: 

Burnaby- transit accessible, beautiful office. Opportunity to work from office full-time, or to have a blend of work from office and work from home, even post-pandemic. 

How Much: 

Base salary commensurate with experience and skills. Additionally, the Senior Accountant will be eligible for a performance-based bonus, great health & dental benefits, an RRSP match, PD & CPA support, and other perks. Please discuss further with SWIM!

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving quickly! If you are interested in this unique and fulfilling senor accounting opportunity with a large, well-established company, please do not hesitate to apply today. 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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Corporate Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Contract
Toronto, BC, CA
Posted on August 20, 2021
Working with a vibrant, fun-loving, and fast-paced technology company- one of Vancouver’s favourite companies! This will likely be a contract to start which could turn into much more! This is a great role for someone who has public company experience or comes from public practice and enjoys highly technical accounting.  Read Full Description
Working with a vibrant, fun-loving, and fast-paced technology company- one of Vancouver’s favourite companies! This will likely be a contract to start which could turn into much more! This is a great role for someone who has public company experience or comes from public practice and enjoys highly technical accounting. 

Who- the Company:

Our client is a large, very admired, and highly successful Canadian company. They have a vibrant corporate culture with fantastic people to work with and learn from. 

What- the Opportunity:  

We’re looking for a Corporate Accountant to support the Manager, Accounting in all corporate accounting matters and play a key role in ensuring our clients general ledger and financial statements are in accordance with accounting standards (IFRS and US GAAP) and internal policies. You bring to the table best practices in technical and operational accounting, have a high level of integrity and are constantly striving to mitigate financial risk. You will report to the Manager Accounting and ideally be based in Vancouver or Toronto. 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Full-cycle accounting: supporting the month-end close, preparing monthly continuity schedules and reconciling general ledger and sub-ledger accounts
  • Preparing monthly detailed variance analysis
  • Supporting the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements
  • Supporting the fiscal year-end audit and statutory audits, as needed
  • Preparing the monthly international financial reporting packages and reconciling localsubsidiary and corporate general ledgers
  • Liaising with sales operations, partner managers, accounts receivable, and accounts payableteams regarding reconciliations, accruals, and payments
  • Facilitating daily fund transfers as instructed from Treasury
  • Supporting in the preparation of technical accounting memos under US GAAP
  • Playing a lead role in standardizing, streamlining, and simplifying account reconciliations

Who- the Candidate- Technical Skills & Experience:

  • 2+ years of related accounting experience within a Finance team ideally gained in a public company setting or public practice.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business; or equivalent education and experience 
  • CPA Designation, or enrolled in CPA Program 
  • Accountability: holds self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: works with others to deliver results, meaningfully contributingto the team and prioritizing group needs over individual needs
  • Commitment to Results: consistently achieves results, demonstrating high performance, andchallenging self and others to deliver results
  • Open Communication: clearly conveys thoughts, both written and verbally, listeningattentively and asking questions for clarification and understanding
  • Priority Setting: focuses time/energy on the most important issues/opportunities. Clearlyunderstand how to assess the importance of tasks and decisions
  • Self Development: is personally committed to, and actively works to continuously improve

Who- the Candidate- Soft Skills 

  • Effective, professional, and personable communicator 
  • Very customer service oriented- diplomatic, personable, and professional at all times 
  • Friendly, humble, hard-working, driven, and bright
  • Must be confident, fulfilled, and happy working in an EXTREMELY fast-paced environment! 

How Much: 

Hourly rate commensurate with level of relevant experience, skills, and education- please discuss with Swim. And how do you put a number on working with some of the most fun, most creative, and most innovative minds in Vancouver? 

Where: 

Remote work opportunity; candidates from Vancouver and Toronto

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving extremely quickly! There will be a single interview with the company, and a pretty much immediate start after that if selected. 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 as soon as you can. Thanks! 
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Manager, Accounting

Accounting & Finance
Contract
Toronto, BC, CA
Posted on August 20, 2021
Working with a vibrant, fun-loving, and fast-paced technology company- one of Vancouver’s favourite companies! This will likely be a contract to start which could turn into much more! Great role for someone who has public company experience and experience managing teams.  Read Full Description
Working with a vibrant, fun-loving, and fast-paced technology company- one of Vancouver’s favourite companies! This will likely be a contract to start which could turn into much more! Great role for someone who has public company experience and experience managing teams. 

Who- the Company:

Our client is a large, very admired, and highly successful Canadian company. They have a vibrant corporate culture with fantastic people to work with and learn from. 

What- the Opportunity:  

We are seeking a Manager Accounting for a long-term contract with a high likelihood to convert to a permanent role down the road. The Manager Accounting will report to the Controller, oversee a team of 3 Corporate Accountants and be responsible for leading the team in regard to all accounting matters, oversea general ledger processes, ensure financial statements are in accordance with accounting standards and internal policies and own the day-to-day banking administration. The Manager Accounting will be a key driver in cross functional initiatives in the design and implementation of related financial processes. 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Provide leadership to the Corporate Accounting team, focusing on career development, continual performance improvement, staff development and succession planning
  • Coordinate an effective, efficient and timely month-end close process, including ownership of the general ledger, preparation and review of variance analysis and other relevant reporting and insights
  • Prepare and review monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting working papers and supporting schedules
  • Full-cycle accounting, including driving the general ledger accounting and consolidation processes: journal entries, reconciliations, statements, analysis and schedules
  • Manage the annual financial statement audit and support all statutory audits
  • Partner with the ERP Administrator to plan and implement best-practice process improvements, controls and system enhancements to mitigate financial risks and streamline
  • Finance procedures
  • Support cross-functional initiatives by assisting in the design and implementation of related financial processes
  • Key member of the treasury function; facilitate weekly wire runs, day to day banking administrative duties and annual KYC compliance filings
  • Act as the back-up to Financial Reporting Manager on an as needed basis

Who- the Candidate- Technical Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience ideally gained in public company settings
  • CPA Designation 
  • Experience as a people manager
  • Accountability: holds self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: works with others to deliver results, meaningfully contributing to the team and prioritizing group needs over individual needs
  • Commitment to Results: consistently achieves results, demonstrating high performance, and challenging self and others to deliver results
  • Process/Project Management: skilled at figuring out and managing the processes and timelines necessary to get work accomplished
  • Builds inclusive, cohesive teams which apply diversity to achieve common goals
  • Capably delivers results through others, is good at establishing clear direction, helping others achieve their best work
  • Identifies key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or vision
  • Builds an integrated plan for course of action to accomplish this vision
  • Challenges and supports others to create results but also develop new capabilities
  • Successfully develops the capacity and capability of team and individuals on the team

Who- the Candidate- Soft Skills 

  • Effective, professional, and personable communicator 
  • Very customer service oriented- diplomatic, personable, and professional at all times 
  • Friendly, humble, hard-working, driven, and bright
  • Must be confident, fulfilled, and happy working in an EXTREMELY fast-paced environment! 

How Much: 

Hourly rate commensurate with level of relevant experience, skills, and education- please discuss with Swim. And how do you put a number on working with some of the most fun, most creative, and most innovative minds in Vancouver? 

Where: 

Remote work opportunity; candidates from Vancouver and Toronto

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving extremely quickly! There will be a single interview with the company, and a pretty much immediate start after that if selected. 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 as soon as you can. Thanks! 
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Intermediate Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Aldergrove, BC, CA
Posted on August 18, 2021
Our client is a large, and very successful manufacturer with 10 operating plants and strong local presence. They were founded over 15 years ago, started out small, and today have become a leader in their field. Read Full Description

Who - the Company: 

Our client is a large, and very successful manufacturer with 10 operating plants and strong local presence. They were founded over 15 years ago, started out small, and today have become a leader in their field.

What - the Role:

Intermediate Accountant - This newly created position is to support the growth of our client and adding an extra layer in the accounting team. They currently have close to 10 people in the team and a few of these roles have been added over the last 2 years due to their steady growth. 
Responsibilities include month-end close, GL reconciliation, and working closely with the Senior Accountant/Accounting Manager on process improvements/accounting procedures and making suggestions for efficiencies. Swim Recruiting will provide candidates with a more detailed job description.

Who - the Candidate:

We are looking for someone with 3-5 years of progressive relevant experience. Experience in a manufacturing industry is a strong asset. 
Our ideal candidate is a proven problem solver with solid analytical skills, someone who thrives in a fast-moving and ever-changing environment where you always seek to improve processes and thrive for excellence. This is a dynamic and collaborative environment so if you are looking for a rewarding challenge in your next role, we would love to hear from you!

Where:

Aldergrove, BC

How Much:

Base salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits and 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. 
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