Corporate Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Permanent
Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on November 2, 2022

Excellent Accountant opportunity with a successful and well-established real estate company headquartered in downtown Vancouver. This is a newly created role and can be either intermediate or senior in level, depending on the hired individual’s years of experience and accounting education. Amazing culture, complex and interesting work, opportunity for career growth! 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a very reputable real estate company headquartered in downtown Vancouver. The company builds residential, commercial, and mixed-use real estate projects across Western Canada. The company has a vibrant and fun-loving corporate culture. The people working at this company are laid back and friendly, but still very serious about their work and passionate about contributing to the organization’s ongoing success. The company is complex, with multiple entities and cost centres. 

What- the Role: 

On behalf our client, SWIM is seeking a new Corporate Accountant, who will work alongside several others in corporate accounting as well as peers in project accounting, financial planning & analysis, accounts payable, and other areas of accounting & finance. This is a newly created headcount due to company growth. 
The Corporate Accountant will be responsible for full-cycle accounting including preparation of consolidated financial statements, general ledger reconciliation, variance analysis, intercompany reconciliations, month-end/quarter-end/year-end close, journal entries, routine and ad hoc financial analysis, etc. SWIM will provide a full job description to interested candidates. 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking candidates with at least 2 years and ideally 3+ years of work experience in a similar corporate accounting role with a complex multi-entity company, including consolidations and intercompany reconciliations. Qualified candidates will already have their CPA designation or will be actively pursuing CPA designation
Experience working for a real estate or another project-based company is preferred but definitely not required. Candidates will have excellent communication skills as the new Corporate Accountant will be liaising regularly with internal and external stakeholders. Proficiency in Excel is required. 

Where: 
This company is headquartered in the heart of downtown, close to lots of rapid transit options. Most employees are in the office Mon-Fri to enjoy the fun and collaborative office environment. There is some flexibility for occasional work-from-home, as well- please discuss with SWIM. 

How Much: 

Base salary commensurate with level of accounting work experience, education, and skills- please discuss further with SWIM.  The company will financially support relevant and approved professional development. Employees also receive great perks such as an RRSP match, a small performance-based bonus, plenty of social events, and employee discounts on company-built real estate properties.

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving quickly and Swim Recruiting will be presenting the profiles of short-listed 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!