Accounting & Finance
Burnaby , British Columbia, Canada
Posted on January 13, 2023

Intermediate-level accounting role with a reputable, well-established BC-based company with a loyal customer base across Canada and a 40+ year history. Reporting into the Vice-President of Finance and working on accounting team of 8. Diverse full-cycle accounting and financial analysis responsibilities. Excellent role for someone who wants to steadily grow their accounting career over the years!

Who- the Company:
Our Client was established decades ago and is well-diversified in that they sell both B2B (business to business) and B2C (business to consumer), with happy customers across Canada including selling to many large companies that will be familiar to most candidates. The Company manufactures a high-quality consumer product. In the last couple years the organization has undertaken a major rejuvenation of the corporate culture which is ongoing. The Company has a supportive and fast-paced work environment, with a focus on their core values and giving back to the community.

What- the Role:
On behalf of our Client, SWIM is recruiting for a new Accountant. The Accountant will report directly into the Vice-President, Finance & Operations, who is CPA designated. This is a newly created position due to increasing work volume and business needs on the accounting & finance team.

The Accountant will work closely with a designated Senior Accountant, an Accounting Associate, the AP team (including one person placed by SWIM) and the AR team (including another person placed by SWIM). Responsibilities in this role are diverse and will include preparing financial statements, month/quarter/year-end close, journal entries, intercompany reconciliations, budgeting, forecasting, ad hoc financial planning & analysis, tax filing, internal controls, regulatory compliance, audit support, etc.

This is a great role for someone who wants to see steady growth over the years with a reputable Canadian organization!  SWIM will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.

Who- the Candidate:
We’re seeking intermediate-level accounting professionals who are reliable, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and eager to produce good quality work. Qualified candidates will have at least 3 years of relevant full-cycle accounting work experience. This is a great role for someone who is seriously pursuing their CPA designation (perhaps writing the CFE in 2023 or 2024). Good communication skills (verbal and written) are important in this role, as is a collaborative approach to work.
Please note this company has ongoing Covid safety precautions at the office and a Covid vaccination policy (2 shots).

How Much:
Base salary commensurate with level of education and relevant work experience- please discuss further with SWIM.

Total compensation package includes:

  • health & dental benefits

  • 3 weeks paid time off, plus paid sick days/personal days.

  • professional development support (i.e. pursuit of CPA will be supported).

The Accountant will be based out of the Company’s corporate headquarters in Burnaby, BC. The office has a gym, showers, and bike lockers. Free employee parking. Once fully trained up, the Accountant can work from home a couple days a week- please discuss with SWIM

When & How to Apply:
Swim Recruiting will be shortlisting candidates on behalf of our Client and presenting profiles to the hiring team for review. Please reach out to your Recruiter at SWIM at your earliest opportunity if you are interested and would like to discuss further. If you do not yet have a Recruitment Consultant at SWIM, please hit “APPLY NOW”. Only candidates who are considered qualified for the role will be contacted. Thank you!