Senior Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Hybrid Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on August 14, 2023

Senior accounting role, working on an accounting & finance team of 12 and reporting into the Controller. Well-established and reputable Vancouver-based company with impressive leadership. Fast-paced, high change, and entrepreneurial work environment, with a friendly and down-to-earth corporate culture. Flexible hybrid work schedule of 0 to 3 days/week working from the office, depending on the week. Downtown Vancouver.

Who- the Company:
Our client is a successful and reputable mid-size privately-held Canadian organization that was founded over 20 years ago. The company is broadly speaking in the financial services sector but is not a bank or credit union. They have been recognized in the past for being a top employer. In addition to their business achievements, the organization promotes a culture of collaboration and employees are encouraged to contribute positively to the communities they live and work in through volunteering and philanthropy. Very values-based organization.

What- the Role:
Swim Recruiting is seeking a new Senior Accountant for this great organization. Working on an accounting team of ~12 people, including 2 other Senior Accountants, an AP team , and an AR team. The areas of responsibility are diverse, and include financial reporting, journal entries, balance sheets, variance analysis, bank reconciliations, reviewing AP batches, tax remittances, etc. Using Excel and an ERP.  The Senior Accountant will contribute positively to a healthy, engaged, and solutions-oriented corporate culture. SWIM will provide interested/qualified candidates with a thorough job description.

Who- the Candidate:
We are seeking a designated accountant (or on track to achieve designation in 2024) with at least 4 years of progressive and relevant accounting work experience. Qualified candidates will be analytical and detail-oriented, as well as business savvy and able to see the big picture. Experience with a growing and complex mid-size private organization is preferred, as is hands-on experience using an ERP and reporting under ASPE.  This is a great role for folks who thrive in a fast-paced, high-change, and entrepreneurial work environment!

Downtown Vancouver. Hybrid work schedule. More presence required in the HQ in the first months while establishing relationships and getting to know the company. Longer term, the Senior Accountant can choose to work from home 2, 3, 4 days a week, or possibly even an entire week working from home, depending on what is going on at the office. There are frequent on-site team collaboration days.

How Much:
Generous base salary commensurate with experience. The total compensation includes an RRSP contribution, a performance-based bonus, paid health & wellness days, CPA PD support, health & dental benefits, and some great industry-based perks.

When & How to Apply:
This search is moving quickly and SWIM is 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 (preferably in MS Word format as it works best with our internal systems). Thank you!