Senior Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Hybrid - Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on September 14, 2023

Great opportunity for an experienced Sr. Accountant with industry experience to join a very successful and well-established multi-national company in an exciting industry.

Who- the Company:
Our client has a 100-year history and offer a fast-paced, dynamic, and rewarding culture. Their corporate values promote teamwork, trust, and integrity.

What- the Role:
The Senior Accountant position reports to the Assistant Controller and is responsible for
analyzing financial information, preparing accurate and timely financial reports/statements and ensuring appropriate accounting control procedures. This individual must be a strong team player and be able to communicate with several cross functional roles. This individual requires the ability to understand new concepts, operate in a proactive manner and identify areas for improvement.

  • Prepare month-end, quarterly and year-end financial reporting packages and ensure accurate and timely close processes

  • Prepare working papers and reconciliations as assigned

  • Provide accounting support and oversight to the Finance Department and Branch Operations

  • Prepare federal and provincial and state tax reports and manage any resulting audits

  • Take a lead role in management of year-end audit and review engagements

  • Preparation of year-end corporate tax returns and accruals

  • Management and support of the annual budgeting process

  • Treasury management and monitoring of cash flow

  • Respond to ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting requests

  • Investigate and resolve financial transaction and reporting issues

  • Develop, recommend and continuously improve internal controls and processes

  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the operations

  • Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Controller

Who- the Candidate:

  • Must possess CPA designation or equivalent

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a full cycle accounting environment

  • Strong knowledge of ASPE and experience with IFRS an asset

  • Strong understanding of accounting systems, budgets, and internal controls

  • Excellent proficiency with Excel and relevant accounting software, experience with Epicor an asset

  • Strong organizational and time management skills with a commitment to accurate, complete and detail-oriented work

  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal skills

  • Sound analytical thinking, problem solving, planning, prioritization, and execution skills

  • Highly flexible and able to work effectively in a diverse working environment

  • Ability to multi-task and deliver under pressure and tight deadlines

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills that promote mutually beneficial, respectful, and professional relationships with all levels of an organization

  • Behave ethically and with integrity

How Much:
Base salary commensurate with level of experience, skills, and education + a robust compensation package and free transit pass- please discuss with SWIM

Based in the company’s Vancouver head office. Hybrid working schedule of Mon-Tues-Wed in-office and Thurs-Fri remote.

When & How to Apply:
This Senior Accountant search is moving very quickly, and interviews start soon! SWIM is presenting 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!