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Our client, a small but growing manufacturing company located in Richmond in a fascinating industry is looking for an Accounting Administrator- This role is 80% Accounting and 20% Reception.

This position has come up as the person that was in this role was recently promoted. The company is growing and there could be further growth for this person!

What- the Opportunity: Working in a small team and reporting to the CFO, The Accounting Administrator will be responsible for 80% Accounting responsibilities including Accounts Payable, Receivables, analyzing and following up on payables and data entry as well as 20% reception related work. 

Duties include:

Accounting:

· Process Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable

· Process accounting vouchers for approval

· Perform reconciliation of accounts

· Analyze, monitor and update costing of inventory system

· Prepare export documents such as material packing list, shipping documents, etc.

· Data entry into accounting system for all related accounting modules

· Other general accounting duties as required


Reception / general administration:

· Greet visitors, handle telephone calls, pick up company mail

· Coordinate courier of parcels/packages


Qualifications- Must Haves:

· Accounting diploma or equivalent

· Minimum two years working experience in a related accounting position

· Some reception skills and experience an asset

· Good organizational skills, ability to multi tasks

· Good communication and interpersonal skills

· Excellent computer skills


Qualifications- Nice to Haves:

· Knowledge of Syspro 7 an asset

In addition to the technical qualifications listed in the job description, the candidate we are looking for is detail oriented, has good working attitude, has good analytical and problem solving skills, has people skills and demonstrated stability in their past role. 

How Much: Base salary is commensurate with experience, please discuss with Swim. Range is: $40-50K.

When & How to Apply: Swim will be presenting candidates directly to the hiring team and will conduct reference checks and a background check on the finalist. If you are qualified for, and interested in this role please don’t delay. This search will be moving quickly. 




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Our client, a small but growing manufacturing company located in Richmond in a fascinating industry is looking for an Accounting Administrator- This role is 80% Accounting and 20% Reception.

This position has come up as the person that was in this role was recently promoted. The company is growing and there could be further growth for this person!

What- the Opportunity: Working in a small team and reporting to the CFO, The Accounting Administrator will be responsible for 80% Accounting responsibilities including Accounts Payable, Receivables, analyzing and following up on payables and data entry as well as 20% reception related work. 

Duties include:

Accounting:

· Process Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable

· Process accounting vouchers for approval

· Perform reconciliation of accounts

· Analyze, monitor and update costing of inventory system

· Prepare export documents such as material packing list, shipping documents, etc.

· Data entry into accounting system for all related accounting modules

· Other general accounting duties as required


Reception / general administration:

· Greet visitors, handle telephone calls, pick up company mail

· Coordinate courier of parcels/packages


Qualifications- Must Haves:

· Accounting diploma or equivalent

· Minimum two years working experience in a related accounting position

· Some reception skills and experience an asset

· Good organizational skills, ability to multi tasks

· Good communication and interpersonal skills

· Excellent computer skills


Qualifications- Nice to Haves:

· Knowledge of Syspro 7 an asset

In addition to the technical qualifications listed in the job description, the candidate we are looking for is detail oriented, has good working attitude, has good analytical and problem solving skills, has people skills and demonstrated stability in their past role. 

How Much: Base salary is commensurate with experience, please discuss with Swim. Range is: $40-50K.

When & How to Apply: Swim will be presenting candidates directly to the hiring team and will conduct reference checks and a background check on the finalist. If you are qualified for, and interested in this role please don’t delay. This search will be moving quickly. 




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Our Client, a multibillion dollar public organization, and one of Vancouver’s most successful and dynamic companies, is looking for a proven Director, Corporate FP&A to join their team.

Role:  

Director, Corporate FP&A

Reporting into the SVP FP&A with high visibility across various executives including the COO and CFO, you will play a critical role and be responsible for:
  • The full company planning cycle including the long-range planning process, creating driver based financial models for the business
  • Driving the annual operating plan and quarterly forecasting processes 
  • Producing presentations for senior leadership and Board of Directors
  • Oversight to corporate overhead expense areas
  • Leading a team of FP&A Managers and Analysts
  • Managing capital processes
  • Oversight of the Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Strategic Finance Applications. 
A natural leader, you possess 10+ years progressive FP&A and reporting experience from another large established global organization in addition to exceptional analytical and modelling experience. You have top notch corporate consolidations experience, a knack for building strong partnerships with the business, and the ability to leverage your experience in working in very tight timelines.  You are strategic, possess high business acumen and have experience presenting your findings to the Board and team of executives.  In addition to a University degree coupled with a CPA or MBA, you communicate with honesty, integrity, diplomacy and tact, and possess superior leadership skills.  Retail industry experience will set you apart from the rest. 

Compensation: 

Competitive base salary commensurate with experience, targeted 30% performance bonus, equity, 3 weeks’ vacation, excellent benefits package.  Our client is open to a relocation package for candidates residing outside of BC.

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Great payroll career opportunity with a reputable and successful mid-size company. 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a respected organization with a track record for putting people first and for creating a high-quality product. This company has a values-based, collaborative, and positive corporate culture. 

What- the Role:  

The new Payroll & Benefits Specialist will be responsible for the processing of the entire payroll and benefits function for BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario. Seeking candidates with excellent BC payroll processing skills, and ideally with exposure to payroll for other provinces. US payroll is a significant asset as the company will likely be expanding to the US in 2020.  

Who- the Candidate:  

At least 5 years’ experience processing full-cycle payroll. Candidates must have strong BC payroll, ideally multi-provincial Canadian payroll (particularly Ontario), as well as experience with GL maintenance and account reconciliation. PCP or CPM certification through the Canadian Payroll Association is an asset.    We are seeking someone with a great attitude and upbeat approach- someone who is proactive and enjoys helping their colleagues Candidates must be organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task. 

Where: 

Delta, BC. 

How Much:  

Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with candidate’s payroll-related work experience- please speak with Swim Recruiting for more details.  

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 in Word format.
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CFO role in the fascinating cannabis sector with exceptional opportunity for growth. Hiring company has a unique business model combined with a scientific approach, both of which are driven by an impressive and experienced leadership team. Ideally seeking candidates with prior cannabis sector experience; however, open to entrepreneurial individuals who have transferable experience from similarly fast-paced and high-change industries. 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is an exciting player in the ever-evolving cannabis sector. They have a unique business model, are well-resourced, and have extremely impressive and knowledgeable leaders at the helm. There are many good reasons to believe they are poised to be a true market leader. 

What- The Opportunity: 

Our client is seeking a new Chief Financial Officer who will join them in forging a continued journey of success. The CFO will lead the finance and administration function of this reputable and growing organization. Reporting to an inspiring CEO and Board of Directors and serving as an integral member of the senior leadership team, the CFO will be responsible for a diverse and ever-evolving portfolio. Initially an individual contributor, the CFO will eventually hire, develop, mentor, and lead a team in accounting & finance and administration, and potentially other departmental areas.

What- The Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the public company reporting schedule by preparing quarterly and year-end financial statements pursuant to IFRS, including MD&A and other reporting requirements.
  • Guide financial decisions and ensure a strong internal controls environment
  • Lead the steady financial governance of the organization’s activities through the development, implementation, and constant improvement of policies, procedures, processes, internal controls, and systems in compliance with applicable legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Prepare of monthly budget, forecast, and variance analysis, as well as ad hoc management reporting
  • Prepare quarterly and annual reporting for the Board of Directors
  • Execute (at least initially) on key accounting operations and processes including A/R, A/P, payroll, and taxes, and gradually build a team that will execute on these tasks with the CFO’s oversight
  • Ensure strict compliance with ever-changing cannabis industry rules and regulations, as per ACMPR licensing, provincial and federal authorities (i.e. Health Canada), and other governing bodies 
  • Oversee Administration and IT and potentially other departmental functions
  • Partner with accounting firm, audit firm, and other external consultants and service providers
  • Lead the implementation of a new Accounting/ERP system
  • Collaborate with the business in preparing, assessing, and endorsing annual corporate budgets and business plans
  • Perform risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments
  • Manage capital requests and subsequent budgeting processes
  • Employ a continuous improvement mindset while assessing and implementing improvements to financial tools and business processes
  • Manage transfer pricing, audit, and multi-currency issues
  • Lead ad hoc FP&A and corporate finance, including eventual involvement in investment fundraising and transactions (potential M&A)
  • Manage treasury and cash flow and recommend options for fund management
  • Take on other projects and tasks as assigned

Who- The Candidate: 

A committed senior leader with experience leading in a fast-paced and high-change environment, you will be comfortable working in an entrepreneurial company. You will also be able to jump into work headfirst and handle a variety of tasks while partnering and supporting individuals at all levels of the organization.  You are keen to run a tight finance operation that is efficient and effective. The position will work collaboratively within the Senior Leadership Team to identify opportunities to grow the organization, to mitigate risk, and to build new efficiencies in operational processes while ensuring the company’s financial health, as well as public company compliance and internal controls, remains strong. You embody adaptability, versatility, and the entrepreneurial drive to make a positive impact within an ambitious company. 

What- the Qualifications:  

  • Canadian CPA Accounting Designation or International equivalent is required. Additional accreditation such as MBA, Finance or CFA is a significant asset
  • At least 10 years’ progressive accounting and finance experience, including 5+ years in a management capacity
  • Experience in a fast-moving and high-change company, preferably a start-up, is mandatory 
  • Experience in the cannabis sector is certainly an attractive asset. Otherwise, experience in other regulated industries with parallels to cannabis such as food & beverage, alcohol, pharmaceutical, exploration mining, and gaming. 
  • Public company experience is highly preferred but not absolutely required for a quick and willing learner 
  • Strong financial reporting skills (IFRS) and technical accounting knowledge
  • Sound knowledge of accounting systems and accounting control processes
  • Public practice training within audit & assurance is preferred but not required 
  • Excellent team leadership and change management skills 
  • Top-notch relationship building skills- both internal and external 
  • Excellent prioritization, time management, and organizational skills 

How Much: 

Competitive base salary in-line with relevance and depth of financial leadership experience, plus great upside potential from equity. Please discuss with Swim. 

When & How to Apply: 

Swim Recruiting has been exclusively engaged on this search and will be presenting qualified and shortlisted candidates directly to the CEO for review. If you are interested, please do not hesitate to let us know soon! 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' and send us your resume. 
[JobDesc_TEXT] => CFO role in the fascinating cannabis sector with exceptional opportunity for growth. Hiring company has a unique business model combined with a scientific approach, both of which are driven by an impressive and experienced leadership team. Ideally seeking candidates with prior cannabis sector experience; however, open to entrepreneurial individuals who have transferable experience from similarly fast-paced and high-change industries. Who- the Company: Our client is an exciting player in the ever-evolving cannabis sector. They have a unique business model, are well-resourced, and have extremely impressive and knowledgeable leaders at the helm. There are many good reasons to believe they are poised to be a true market leader. What- The Opportunity: Our client is seeking a new Chief Financial Officer who will join them in forging a continued journey of success. The CFO will lead the finance and administration function of this reputable and growing organization. Reporting to an inspiring CEO and Board of Directors and serving as an integral member of the senior leadership team, the CFO will be responsible for a diverse and ever-evolving portfolio. Initially an individual contributor, the CFO will eventually hire, develop, mentor, and lead a team in accounting & finance and administration, and potentially other departmental areas.What- The Responsibilities: Oversee the public company reporting schedule by preparing quarterly and year-end financial statements pursuant to IFRS, including MD&A and other reporting requirements.Guide financial decisions and ensure a strong internal controls environmentLead the steady financial governance of the organization’s activities through the development, implementation, and constant improvement of policies, procedures, processes, internal controls, and systems in compliance with applicable legislation and regulatory requirementsPrepare of monthly budget, forecast, and variance analysis, as well as ad hoc management reportingPrepare quarterly and annual reporting for the Board of DirectorsExecute (at least initially) on key accounting operations and processes including A/R, A/P, payroll, and taxes, and gradually build a team that will execute on these tasks with the CFO’s oversightEnsure strict compliance with ever-changing cannabis industry rules and regulations, as per ACMPR licensing, provincial and federal authorities (i.e. Health Canada), and other governing bodies Oversee Administration and IT and potentially other departmental functionsPartner with accounting firm, audit firm, and other external consultants and service providersLead the implementation of a new Accounting/ERP systemCollaborate with the business in preparing, assessing, and endorsing annual corporate budgets and business plansPerform risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investmentsManage capital requests and subsequent budgeting processesEmploy a continuous improvement mindset while assessing and implementing improvements to financial tools and business processesManage transfer pricing, audit, and multi-currency issuesLead ad hoc FP&A and corporate finance, including eventual involvement in investment fundraising and transactions (potential M&A)Manage treasury and cash flow and recommend options for fund managementTake on other projects and tasks as assignedWho- The Candidate: A committed senior leader with experience leading in a fast-paced and high-change environment, you will be comfortable working in an entrepreneurial company. You will also be able to jump into work headfirst and handle a variety of tasks while partnering and supporting individuals at all levels of the organization. You are keen to run a tight finance operation that is efficient and effective. The position will work collaboratively within the Senior Leadership Team to identify opportunities to grow the organization, to mitigate risk, and to build new efficiencies in operational processes while ensuring the company’s financial health, as well as public company compliance and internal controls, remains strong. You embody adaptability, versatility, and the entrepreneurial drive to make a positive impact within an ambitious company. What- the Qualifications: Canadian CPA Accounting Designation or International equivalent is required. Additional accreditation such as MBA, Finance or CFA is a significant assetAt least 10 years’ progressive accounting and finance experience, including 5+ years in a management capacityExperience in a fast-moving and high-change company, preferably a start-up, is mandatory Experience in the cannabis sector is certainly an attractive asset. Otherwise, experience in other regulated industries with parallels to cannabis such as food & beverage, alcohol, pharmaceutical, exploration mining, and gaming. Public company experience is highly preferred but not absolutely required for a quick and willing learner Strong financial reporting skills (IFRS) and technical accounting knowledgeSound knowledge of accounting systems and accounting control processesPublic practice training within audit & assurance is preferred but not required Excellent team leadership and change management skills Top-notch relationship building skills- both internal and external Excellent prioritization, time management, and organizational skills How Much: Competitive base salary in-line with relevance and depth of financial leadership experience, plus great upside potential from equity. Please discuss with Swim. When & How to Apply: Swim Recruiting has been exclusively engaged on this search and will be presenting qualified and shortlisted candidates directly to the CEO for review. If you are interested, please do not hesitate to let us know soon! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly. 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Who- the Company: Our client is a successful real estate company with an impressive history and great reputation.  


Where: Vancouver. 


What- the Role: The company is seeking a new Project Accountant to work in the company’s collaborative team. Responsibilities will be diverse and will span such areas as project analysis, budgeting, preparing project review worksheets, project reporting, process improvements, overseeing project accounts payable, and ad hoc project. Reporting to the Manager of Project Reporting and Analysis. Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a more thorough job description.


Who- the Candidate: We are seeking finance professionals who are analytical, passionate about doing high quality work, and effective and personable communicators. Qualified candidates will have their CPA designation or actively pursuing their CPA and will have at least 2 years relevant project accounting experience. Experience in the real estate sector is highly preferred.


How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, plus good benefits and a performance-based bonus.


When & How to Apply: This search is moving 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. Swim is presenting shortlisted candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration.

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  • Senior Financial Analyst

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    A leading organization in healthcare is seeking an experienced and bright Senior Financial Analyst to join their growing team. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the most knowledgeable staff in the healthcare industry.

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    What: 

    A leading organization in healthcare is seeking an experienced and bright Senior Financial Analyst to join their growing team. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the most knowledgeable staff in the healthcare industry.

    Why: 

    While working for this results and value-driven company, you will be reporting to a fabulous Director and be part of a steadily growing and successful financial operations team making an impact throughout the province of British Columbia.  The organization has a strong sense of integrity and consistently put patients first.  

    Where: 

    Vancouver, BC and transit accessible.  

    Responsibilities of the Role:  

    • Implement strategic decisions by providing analysis, advice, and recommendations
    • Develop annual budgets and business plans 
    • Provide financial expertise to the design, development, and implementation of changes in programs, departments, and other services
    • Demonstrate financial leadership by monitoring, interpreting, and reporting on the fiscal performance of departments and programs
    • Other responsibilities include submissions to funding agencies, contract negotiation, assistance with program changes, reorganization, downsizing, and other change management initiatives 

    Requirements for the Role: 

    • Professional accounting designation (CGA, CMA, CA) with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or a similar field as well as 5 years of recent senior finance experience
    • Recent management experience relating to budgeting, business planning, and finance
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a knack for relationship management 
    • Strong computer skills (Excel pivot tables and analyzing data) and financial application skills
    • Exceptional analytical skills with the ability to comprehend complex data

    How Much: 

    Our client offers a competitive base salary in addition to 4 weeks' vacation, defined pension, a robust benefits package, and MSP coverage for employee and family.
  • Manager, Finance and Accounting

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    A Vancouver-based company with international operations and a stellar reputation. 

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    Who- the Company:

    A Vancouver-based company with international operations and a stellar reputation. 

    What- the Role: 

    Our client is driving a new business transformation program and the Manager, Finance and Accounting will play a key role in the process in leading the financial accounting and reporting team and be responsible for developing and implementing an internal reporting framework. The Manager will interface with individuals across the organization ensuring consistency across reporting and internal controls. In addition to developing a consolidated reporting framework, the Manager will effectively oversee full cycle monthly accounting, develop a budgeting and forecasting model and oversee project reporting.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    Swim Recruiting is seeking a Big 4 CPA, CA at Manager or Sr. Manager level with at least 10 years of progressive experience, strong knowledge of accounting skills including Microsoft AX and Dynamics. Qualified candidates will have proven leadership skills managing a team, and strong problem solving and analytical skills. An effective leader, you possess excellent oral and communication skills with the ability to work strategically and collaboratively across all departments.

    Where:

    Downtown Vancouver

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary, bonus and excellent benefits package

    When & How to Apply:

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please do not hesitate in applying as this search is moving quickly! If you already 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.
  • Administrative Coordinator

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Great job opportunity for an up & coming administrative professional who enjoys organizing and working with a tight-knit team. Unique and interesting industry. Office is in downtown Vancouver. 

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    Great job opportunity for an up & coming administrative professional who enjoys organizing and working with a tight-knit team. Unique and interesting industry. Office is in downtown Vancouver. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a Vancouver-based organization in a unique business area that many people find interesting. They have a friendly and laid-back corporate culture and the people there take pride in the business service they provide to their clients.  

    What- the Role: 

    The new Administrative Coordinator will support the busy office through a variety of administrative tasks including:
    • Answering the main phone line in a friendly and professional manner, and directing calls accordingly 
    • Greeting clients and getting them settled into meeting room with water, coffee, etc. 
    • Filing of hard copy client files and financial records; 
    • Scheduling couriers, distributing mail, ordering postage, and making trips to the PO box
    • Scanning, photocopying, and formatting documents 
    • Setting up conference calls and preparing rooms for meetings
    • Ordering office supplies and inventory, and scheduling office equipment maintenance/repairs
    • Taking care of expense reporting using Excel 
    • Creating client binders at year-end

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for an individual who is a not only has the appropriate administrative background, but just as importantly, someone who has a great attitude, who is friendly and personable, and who can effectively communicate and collaborate with their co-workers to get the job done.  
    • At least 1 year of relevant work experience in an office environment in a similar administrative role; previous experience in a fast-paced hospitality or retail role is an asset
    • Intermediate-level proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook, with willingness to further improve skills using these systems 
    • A self-starter with an interest in putting in place new efficiencies for a smooth-running office 
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Excellent communication skills- verbal and written.
    • Personable and polished demeanour
    • Post-secondary education is NOT required  

    Where: 

    Yaletown neighbourhood of Downtown Vancouver. 

    How Much: 

    Base salary commensurate with skills and experience. Employees also receive health benefits after probation. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving quickly, so please apply soon if you are keen to discuss further. 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 as soon as you can. Swim Recruiting will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for review. 
  • Manager of Financial Reporting & Tax

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Diverse, exciting, and challenging management role with a fantastic company based in Vancouver. Reporting into a Senior Director, with 2 Accountants as direct repots. Good opportunity for long-term growth within a vibrant corporate culture. 

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    Diverse, exciting, and challenging management role with a fantastic company based in Vancouver. Reporting into a Senior Director, with 2 Accountants as direct repots. Good opportunity for long-term growth within a vibrant corporate culture. 

    Who- the Company:  

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

    What- the Role: 

    Our client is seeking a new Manager who will have a blended portfolio including financial reporting (under IFRS and ASPE) and Canadian taxation (both tax planning and tax compliance).  Reporting into a Senior Director of Finance, the Manager will directly lead, mentor, and coach 2 Accountants. Additionally, the Manager will become involved in process improvement and on projects such as enhancing internal controls. This complex company has several operating companies and a few investment entities. This is a great role for someone who enjoys variety in their day-to-day work and collaborating closely with a high-performing team. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a full job description. 

    Who- the Candidate:  

    We are looking for people who are bright, hard-working, professional, confident, upbeat, and dynamic. This is a wonderful career opportunity for someone who wants to develop their career over the years with a mid-sized and highly successful real estate development company.  
    Qualified candidates will have a blend of financial reporting skills (ideally both ASPE and IFRS, but at minimum one or the other) and taxation technical skills. With regards to tax, the more experience the better, but the company is open to someone who is still developing their Canadian tax knowledge and who is eager to work on complex tax planning matters with an external expert. CPA designation is required, and public practice training is preferred. We are looking for individuals with prior experience managing 1 or more direct reports, and who have the ability to mentor, coach, and lead by example. 
    We are seeking a solid accounting & tax leader, 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, continuing education, travel, etc. 

    Where: 

    Located in the heart of Vancouver’s downtown core. 

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills- please discuss with Swim. The company also provides a performance-based bonus, professional development support, and good benefits. 

    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 in Word format.
  • Senior Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic career opportunity with a high-growth company headquartered in Vancouver! Great role for a CPA with well-rounded full-cycle accounting experience who wants to work for a fast-paced, high-growth, multi-national public company. Generous total compensation plan. 

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    Fantastic career opportunity with a high-growth company headquartered in Vancouver! Great role for a CPA with well-rounded full-cycle accounting experience who wants to work for a fast-paced, high-growth, multi-national public company. Generous total compensation plan. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is an innovative and successful public company that is developing a fascinating product. The Vancouver headquartered company is growing by leaps and bounds! This is a company you can be proud to work for, and given their growth, there is opportunity for long-term career development. 

    What- the Position: 

    We are seeking a new Senior Accountant who will work closely with a high-performing and collaborative accounting & finance team of close to 20 people. The new Sr. Acct. will take care of the company’s full-cycle accounting, including intercompany transactions, financial statement preparation, multi-currency accounting, consolidations, account reconciliations, etc. The company has a fast-paced and exciting work environment with plenty of opportunity for new learning and to contribute to innovative process improvements. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with detailed job description

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking accounting professionals who are self-motivated and passionate about doing high quality work for a growing company in an exciting industry that you can be proud to be a part of. Qualified candidates will be team players who are able to collaborate with people in all areas of accounting & finance, as well as colleagues in other departments. 

    • 5 or more years relevant and progressive experience in full-cycle financial accounting and in operational accounting. 
    • Canadian CPA Accounting Designation or an International equivalent.
    • Hands-on experience with reporting for public companies is very beneficial, but not necessarily required for a quick learner who has worked for a very complex private company. 
    • US GAAP exposure is a significant asset. 
    • Hands-on experience using an ERP is highly preferred. 
    • Self-motivated, hard-working, and eager to contribute to the continued growth of a fast-paced and ambitious public company. 

    How Much: 

    Very generous total compensation package commensurate with experience. In addition to the competitive base salary there is also a bonus program, an RRSP match, an employee stock option plan, a good paid time off program, great health & dental benefits, a fitness allowance, various corporate social events, etcetera. 

    Where: 

    Vancouver, BC, in a bustling and vibrant part of town.

    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' to send us your resume. Swim is presenting candidates directly to the hiring team. If you are interested in this great finance role working for a fascinating company creating an admirable product, please don’t hesitate to reach out soon. 
  • Business Analyst - Finance

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    We are looking for Business Analysts who are bright, professional, confident, and dynamic. 

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    We are looking for Business Analysts who are bright, professional, confident, and dynamic. 

    Who - the Company:  

    Our client is a progressive, global manufacturing organization with HQ in Burnaby. They have been in business for over 25 years and is a stable yet consistently growing organization. This is an excellent opportunity to work at a local head-office in a growth-oriented environment. This company has social events throughout the year, and they look for people who can strike the balance between hard-working and fun-loving. Currently we are seeking a Business Analyst for their Finance team to start immediately on a permanent basis. 

    What - the Role: 

    The role of Finance Business Analyst is instrumental in fulfilling the needs of our client’s internal and external stakeholders with highly efficient solutions that deliver operational excellence and leverage their investment in Oracle eBusiness Suite R12.The successfully candidate will need to understand the business requirement from finance perspective, have experience with best-in-class system control processes, utilize our existing investment in Oracle, to improve processes and implement new features related to finance.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    This is a wonderful career opportunity for someone who really wants to grow with a global company and work in a forward-looking, strategic capacity while still being hands on. We are seeking solid finance backgrounds and experience with Oracle eBusiness Suite R12
    The Business Analyst will be someone with strong attention to detail and the ability to build relationships with various stakeholders and business leaders within the organization. Strong communication skills are key, as is the desire to build trusting relationships with managers and peers. As the role is dynamic, the ideal candidate is flexible and adaptable to changes in a growing environment while maintaining strong support for their team. 

    What- the Qualifications:

    • Comprehensive knowledge and experience using and improvising in Oracle eBusiness Suite R12 in a Finance capacity
    • Minimum 4 years progressive corporate finance experience 
    • Consulting experience gained working for a consulting firm or in a company-internal role
    • Demonstrated experience in supporting corporate decision making with financial improvements

    How Much: 

    Basesalary commensurate with depth and breadth of relevant experience and education, plus excellent and comprehensive benefits and vacation.  

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving quite quickly, so please do not delay in applying if you are interested. You can reach out to your Recruiter at Swim, or if you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit APPLY NOW and send us your most up-to-date resume. 

  • Financial Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    Great opportunity for a Financial Accountant who is seeking a diverse, proactive and flexible role with a friendly, close-knit team and good work/life balance. Working for a reputable bookkeeping/consulting firm with the best boss ever! 

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    Great opportunity for a Financial Accountant who is seeking a diverse, proactive and flexible role with a friendly, close-knit team and good work/life balance. Working for a reputable bookkeeping/consulting firm with the best boss ever! 

    Great opportunity for a Financial Accountant who is seeking a diverse role with a friendly, close-knit team and good work/life balance with some work from home. This role is offering a reduced work week, with work from home options and approximately 30-35 hour work week.

    Who - The Company: 

    Our client is a well-established, reputable and respected entrepreneurial owner -a close-knit team and a fun-loving culture!

    What - The Role:

    Financial Accountant reporting into the Owner – This is a permanent position with a reduced work week.

    • General knowledge of sales taxes and payroll taxes and filings preferred
    • Experience with QuickBooks and MS Office required
    • Experience with QBO and other Cloud Based Software helpful
    • Experience with Profile Tax software suite is a huge plus.
    • Desire to work with a team, be a leader, and grow your professional skills.
    • Work closely with and develop relationships with clients small business clients
    • Prepare bank reconciliations, adjusting journal entries and Financial Statements
    • Prepare accurate and timely payroll processing and related filing instructions
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual payroll tax filings, reports and returns
    • Prepare sales tax returns and related filing instructions
    • Assist CPA in preparation of Individual & Business tax returns.
    • Indirect Supervisory and mentorship would be an asset.
    • Bookkeeping work will likely at least 50% of the position 
    • Payroll Processing and Administration Experience
    • Monthly bookkeeping file review (Basic items per a checklist)
    • Mid-range supervision of Bookkeeping files such as ensure deadlines are met per our checklist for CRA, Payroll, etc
    • Client management including follow up of requested items
    • Sales Invoicing Basic & Complex 
    • Tech-savvy and aptitude with computers and software a must.

    Who - The Candidate: 

    We are seeking Accountants with 3 years of progressive accounting experience, with a positive and fun-loving attitude! Successful candidate will be highly motivated, enthusiastic, adaptable and a team player. 
    Honesty, excellent work ethic, people−oriented and sunny personality would be an asset.

    Where: 

    Burnaby, BC. 

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with experience plus completion/performance bonus, 3 weeks’ 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. 
  • Manager, Technical Accounting and Reporting

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Our client is a Vancouver-based mining company with international operations and a stellar reputation. 

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    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a Vancouver-based mining company with international operations and a stellar reputation. 

    What- the Role:  

    This is an 18-mo. maternity leave contract.  The Manager Technical Accounting and Reporting will manage three indirect reports in the technical accounting and compliance team. You will have global oversight and execution of external and consolidated financial statements, external financial statement audit, administration of accounting policies, judgements and treatments, SOX compliance and communication with the accounting teams across the organization. 

    Who- the Candidate:  

    Swim Recruiting is seeking a Big 4 CPA, CA at Manager or Sr. Manager level with at least 10 years of progressive experience and expertise in dealing with technical accounting matters.  Qualified candidates will have strong technical knowledge and excellent analytical skills.  Expert level knowledge and understanding of IFRS, SOX and internal controls in addition to the ability to effectively manage a team with diverse skills and personalities. In addition, you have strong interpersonal skills, oral and communication skills.

    Where:

    Downtown Vancouver 

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary with generous completion bonus

    When & How to Apply:

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please do not hesitate in applying as this search is moving quickly! If you already 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. 
  • Finance Manager

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    A reputable and forward-thinking law firm in the heart of downtown passionate about their people and the clients they support. They recognize ‘work hard, play hard’ and treat everyone with respect. You will have the opportunity to work with an amazing group of people in an open-office dog friendly environment!

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    Who - the Company: 

    A reputable and forward-thinking law firm in the heart of downtown passionate about their people and the clients they support. They recognize ‘work hard, play hard’ and treat everyone with respect. You will have the opportunity to work with an amazing group of people in an open-office dog friendly environment!

    What - the Role: 

    As the Finance Manager, you will be fulfilling an exciting 15-month maternity leave contract. You will provide financial leadership to the firm in conjunction with the Management team and be responsible for:

    • day-to-day accounting functions for the firm and the law corporations of the Partners; 
    • preparation and management of the firm’s budget and responsibility for ongoing management
    • maintenance of accurate and detailed financial records;
    • management of outstanding accounts; 
    • preparation of regular, timely and accurate financial reports of operational results, trends, and projections.
    • ensuring the effectiveness of the firm’s accounting and tax functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable (billing and collections), payroll, general accounting, and trust accounting;
    • supervising the day to day activities and efficiency of the finance team, and making recommendations to the Management Team regarding continuous improvement

    Who - the Candidate: 

    • CPA with legal industry experience and knowledge of trust accounting, law society rules, and ideally familiarity with PC Law.   
    • 5 years+ progressive accounting experience 
    • Strong organizational and planning skills with meticulous attention to detail
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, fluid, high-growth, and collaborative environment
    • Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
    • Ability to work both independently and on a team with strong interpersonal abilities
    • Friendly, enthusiastic and motivated with exceptional communication skills
    • Collaborative, curious, respectful, open-minded, tenacious

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with level of experience, completion bonus

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving 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.
  • AP Administrator

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    An award-winning company with an impeccable reputation located in Burnaby. Our client

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    Who - the Company: 

    An award-winning company with an impeccable reputation located in Burnaby. Our client
    offers an open-door, collaborative and team-oriented environment.  We’re looking for a top-notch AP Administrator to join their amazing team!

    What - the Role: 

    As the AP Administrator, you will report into an amazing AP Supervisor and be responsible for processing payables and other obligations in a professional, timely, and organized manner with specific consideration to payment deadlines. In addition to receiving, sorting, coding and matching invoices and supporting documents, you will communicate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure strong relations are maintained. You will also maintain the integrity of the GL, assist with preparation of audit information, aide in AP analysis and handle special projects. 

    Who - the Candidate: 

    In addition to at least 1 year of experience AP, you have a great aptitude with numbers, proficiency with Excel, a strong work ethic and a sense of responsibility. A self-starter with high attention to detail, you possess strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to contribute positively in a team environment.

    Where: 

    Burnaby, BC. 

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience, up to 10% bonus, a comprehensive benefits package plus additional wonderful perks!

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving 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.

  • Accounting Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Join a successful & growing company with HQ on the North Shore. This is truly a fantastic opportunity to join a career-driven organization!

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    Join a successful & growing company with HQ on the North Shore. This is truly a fantastic opportunity to join a career-driven organization!

    Who - the Company:

    Our client, with head office in North Vancouver, is an extremely successful organization with a tremendous corporate culture and they have repeatedly earned recognition as one of the country’s best managed companies.

    Who-the Candidate: 

    We are seeking an exceptional accounting professional with a strong business sense! This is a unique opportunity to join a very progressive and career-oriented organization, so we are looking for like-minded individuals. This role requires a mature and professional attitude, strong accounting, organizational and communication skills. The incumbent must also have the ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines under pressure. This role requires a minimum of two years of relevant accounting experience, excellent written and communication skills, strong analytical skills and proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint & Word and experience in financial accounting software. A post-secondary degree ideally in accounting or business is preferred.

    What - the Opportunity: 

    This position is responsible for Accounts Payables; timely processing and payment of invoices, keying and batching invoices, reviewing payment runs, printing of cheques and Accounts Receivable; all accounts collected in a timely manner, working alongside collections’ personnel to provide back up, resolving any billing discrepancies and communicating with customers as necessary, as well as assisting the accounting department to ensure the smooth running of all accounting operations. 

    Where:

    Transit friendly, Downtown location.  

    How Much: 

    A base salary in the range of $40,000 to $50,000 dependent on experience, along with excellent benefits, vacation, and other generous rewards.

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please let us know today and we can discuss further! 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' and send us your resume.

  • Controller

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Fraser Valley, BC, CA

    Financial Controller – Manufacturing organization in Fraser Valley

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    Financial Controller – Manufacturing organization in Fraser Valley
    • Fantastic opportunity for someone with a strong mix of leadership, best practices and coaching & mentoring of a team
    • Manufacturing industry experience is a must-have for this position

    What - the Opportunity: 

    We are looking for an experienced Financial Controller to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. Reporting to the VP of Finance, the controller will be responsible for managing a team of 7-8 staff. 

    Who – our Client: 

    Our client is a large, and very successful produce producer with 10 operating plants and strong local presence. They were founded over 15 years ago and started out small, to today become one of BC’s most successful in their field supplying to all the well-known grocery stores locally. 
    Responsibilities:
    • Manage all accounting operations and oversee the flow of accounting information including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, payroll, Cost Accounting and Inventory Accounting
    • Simplify, standardize and automate procedures and processes to streamline the information workflow and remove bottlenecks under the current system.
      • Accounting processes and systems.
      • Support other departments to streamline their processes and information that flows into the accounting department.
    • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances.
    • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements, with a target of 10 working day close.
    • Coordinate the preparation of reporting required for board, bank compliance requirements.
    • Prepare MD&A focus on line by line variance analysis of the monthly financial statements to budget and prior year.
    • Management of cash flow, and daily cash flow reporting requirements and preparation of cash flow forecast.
    • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
    • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
    • Monitor key performance metrics and provide appropriate feedback to management.
    • Evaluate existing and develop new accounting and operations policies and procedures as required.
    • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
    • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
    • Support and partner with other departments through reporting and analytics to drive profitability
    • Additional controller duties as necessary

    Who – the Candidate: 

    We are looking for a seasoned Controller with industry experience in manufacturing. The successful candidate has managed a large team previously and really enjoyed the leadership aspect of their job, coaching, mentoring and being there for the staff. 
    • 5-10 years of related experience in a finance and accounting leadership role in a manufacturing industry capacity
    • CPA designation 
    • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
    • Experience with creating and analysing financial statements
    • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
    • Outstanding Excel skills 
    • Excellent organization skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong leadership and mentoring skills
    • Self-starter, driven and efficient

    Where: 

    Fraser Valley

    How Much:

     Competitive base salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits and vacation. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon to discuss further.
  • Senior Analyst, Technical Accounting & Reporting

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Our client is a Vancouver-based mining company with international operations and a stellar reputation. 

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    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a Vancouver-based mining company with international operations and a stellar reputation. 

    What- the Role:   

    This role will be responsible for monitoring, analyzing and implementing new and amended IFRS pronouncements and analyzing highly complex accounting issues and transactions. In addition, the successful candidate will prepare technical accounting position papers, and assist in preparing quarterly and annual external consolidated financial statements and disclosures. In addition, the Sr. Analyst will assist in the preparation of recommendations and reports to senior management on accounting treatments for new and complex transactions which would affect both internal and external financial statements, interact and communicate with all levels of management, and liaise and provide support to external auditors. The Sr. Analyst will also assist with SOX compliance for the technical accounting group.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    Swim Recruiting is seeking a CPA, CA with Big 4 experience and 4-5 years progressive experience.  Candidates require broad exposure to ‘a breadth of auditing issues’. The ideal candidate will have performed audits on large public companies, have solid understanding of IFRS, SOX and internal controls, a collaborative and team-oriented approach and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver 

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary, extended health and 3 weeks vacation

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please do not hesitate in applying as this search is moving quickly! If you already 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. 
  • Cost Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Abbotsford, BC, CA

    Our client is an Abbotsford based agriculture company with a great reputation. 

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    Who- the Company:

    Our client is an Abbotsford based agriculture company with a great reputation. 

    What- the Role:  

    Our client is seeking a fantastic Cost Accountant to join their growing team. You will report into the Controller and be responsible for the following:
    • Maintain accurate costing information for all operating departments in a timely manner
    • Monitor and review production changes that impact financial metrics
    • Analyze and report to various members of the management team issues or concerns identified related to costs, margins, financial KPI’s and financial statements
    • Monthly financial statement preparation and analysis for multiple companies as well as ad hoc projects are part of this role.
    • Planning, studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
    • Analyzing data collected and recording results
    • Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost
    • Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
    • Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures
    • Analyzing audits of costs and preparing reports
    • Making estimates of new and proposed product costs
    • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
    • Maintaining Cost Accounting System
    • Assisting in Month end close of the General Ledger
    • Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program
    • Reconciles finished goods inventories

    Who- the Candidate:  

    Our client is seeking an Accountant with a minimum 3 years progressive cost accounting experience who lives in the Fraser Valley.  Strong margin analysis and reporting experience required and SQL knowledge an added bonus!   An effective communicator, you enjoy working collaboratively across the organization.   The Cost Accountant will have direct contact with the production floor and operations.  In addition, you:
    • Have a strong Cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principals.
    • Experience working with manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
    • Exceptional attention to detail, critical thinking, the ability to collaborate with staff and managers across our corporate group on a day to day work basis 
    • A team player with a positive attitude who shows real initiative and enjoys working collaboratively but can be counted on to work independently

    Where:

    Abbotsford 

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary

    When & How to Apply:

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please do not hesitate in applying as this search is moving quickly! If you already 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. 
  • Accountant, Real Estate Development

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Abbotsford, BC, Canada

    Swim Recruiting is very excited to represent this Canadian company to the Abbotsford candidate market. The company is successful, reputable, and growing quickly!

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    Who- the Company:

    Swim Recruiting is very excited to represent this Canadian company to the Abbotsford candidate market. The company is successful, reputable, and growing quickly!

    What- the Role: 

    The new Accountant will be responsible for a variety of property accounting and corporate accounting duties that contribute to the smooth functioning of a busy and large retail operation.
    1. Accounts Receivable
    2. Accounts Payable
    3. Journal Entries
    4. Liaising with tenants on various accounting and administration related issues
    5. Accruals
    6. CAM calculations and adjustments
    7. Bank deposits
    8. Ad-hoc reports for management
    9. Lease administration
    10. Other accounting duties as assigned- we’re looking for people who thrive on variety and who have a can-do attitude!

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for people who are bright, hard-working, professional, confident, upbeat, and dynamic. This is a wonderful career opportunity for someone who really wants to grow with a mid-sized and highly successful company. We are seeking solid accountants 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, continuing education, travel, etc. Almost every company claims that they have a “work hard/play hard culture”, but not all companies walk the walk…. at this company it genuinely applies, and we are looking for people who will add to their dynamic work environment.
    Technical skills, education, and experience:
    1. 4 or so years progressive experience in accounting
    2. Ideally seeking 1 or more years in a property accounting role, but not required if you are a quick and willing learner!
    3. Enrolment in CPA and/or post-secondary education related to accounting is preferred but not required.
    4. Systems savvy with strong intermediate level Excel skills (V & H look-ups, sum if pivot tables, etc.). Experience with a software like Spectra or Yardi is preferred but not required.
    5. Proven leadership and people management abilities
    6. Knowledge of…. or PASSION for… the real estate industry, particularly in the retail sector, is a big plus!


    Personality traits and soft skills:
    1. Upbeat, friendly, and solutions-oriented work style
    2. Strong written and oral communication skills
    3. Enthusiastic, upbeat, and optimistic
    4. Business acumen
    5. Team-oriented, self-motivated, and collaborative
    6. Displays service excellence in dealing with internal and external parties
    7. Strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize tasks

    Where:

    Abbotsford, in a prime location near many amenities.

    How Much: 

    Generous base salary commensurate with experience and skills, likely $40,000 to $48,000. The company also provides a performance-based bonus, professional development support, and good benefits.

    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 in Word format.
  • Corporate Development & Strategy Analyst

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Unique and rewarding career opportunity within the fast-moving and impressive global company. Plenty of room for learning and career development while working on strategic initiatives. Open to relocating highly qualified individuals to Vancouver, BC from elsewhere in Canada.

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    Unique and rewarding career opportunity within the fast-moving and impressive global company. Plenty of room for learning and career development while working on strategic initiatives. Open to relocating highly qualified individuals to Vancouver, BC from elsewhere in Canada.

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a very successful global company headquartered in Western Canada. They are a leader in an important niche industry and they have operations in many countries. The company has a corporate culture which emphasizes collaborative problem-solving, integrity, and high performance. The employees are very dedicated to their work and also know how to have fun. This company values their people and provides great perks that promote a healthy work life. 

    What- the Role:  

    We are seeking a new Corporate Development & Strategy Analyst who will undertake quantitative analysis to support the company’s position on potential investments, market opportunities, joint ventures, business partnerships, mergers & acquisitions (M&A), organic growth such as setting-up offices in new geographies, and ad hoc strategic initiatives. The Analyst will work alongside a few others in Corporate Development under the guidance of very impressive leadership. Responsibilities are diverse and will include complex market research, manipulation & maintenance of key economic models, due diligence work, negotiation support, business case preparation, cost/benefit analysis, and ad hoc financial modeling.

    We are seeking an intelligent, curious, driven, and well-rounded business professional who takes pride in producing top quality work and who enjoys collaborating with a variety of people across all departments of a complex organization. People tend to stay at this company for a long time because there is great opportunity for learning and career growth. Being in corporate development at this company is a unique chance to get to know their multifaceted business at a very deep level. Swim Recruiting will provide interested and qualified candidates with a thorough job description once they are shortlisted. 

    This is fantastic and unique corporate development career opportunity, and one that doesn’t present itself often in Vancouver!

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for highly analytical individuals who are business-minded, hands-on yet strategic, and who have the drive and talent to learn the company’s business inside-out. Detail-orientation and an analytical mindset are paramount in this role. Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders, including executive leadership, are essential. Our client has a high performing culture, and we are seeking a Corp Dev Analyst who can seamlessly integrate with this collaborative team and reciprocate help to colleagues. 

    • At least 2 years’ and ideally 4 years recent and relevant work experience, perhaps in investment banking, management consulting, or private equity. 
    • Must have a relevant designation or graduate degree such as CFA, CPA, or MBA. 
    • Highly proficient in Excel, with ability to build sophisticated financial models and create macros from scratch. Experience using a BI tool is an asset, as is experience working with DCF models. 
    • Experience doing corporate development work in a large and complex global company is highly preferred, particularly within one of the following industries: oil & gas, mining, engineering (any discipline), chemical, logistics and/or transportation.

    How Much: 

    Generous compensation total package commensurate with experience and education, including performance-based bonus, great benefits, RRSP match, professional development support, and a top-notch working environment. Swim can provide more insight. 

    Where: 

    The Analyst will be based out of the Vancouver, BC office which has great views and an inviting feel. Please note this job may involve occasional international business travel to operating sites and other offices. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this unique opportunity with a high-profile Vancouver corporation, 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' and send us your resume. 
  • Manager, Internal Audit

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Unique and rewarding career opportunity within the exciting HQ of a reputable global public company. Plenty of room for learning and career development. 

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    Unique and rewarding career opportunity within the exciting HQ of a reputable global public company. Plenty of room for learning and career development. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a high profile and reputable global public company headquartered right here in Vancouver. They are a leader in a fascinating industry and they have operations in a dozen countries and employ over 1500 people. The corporate office has a fast-paced environment and a corporate culture which emphasizes learning & development, collaboration, team work, and high performance. The people at this company are very dedicated to their work and also know how to have fun. This company truly values their employees and provide great perks that promote a healthy work life. 

    What- the Role: 

    We are seeking a new Manager,Internal Auditor who will help lead the planning and execution of the organization’s internal audits in the Vancouver HQ as well as at the various regional offices around the globe. The Manager will reporting into a Director and will have one direct report. We are seeking an intelligent, curious, driven, and well-rounded accounting and audit professional who takes pride in producing top quality work and who enjoys collaborating with a variety of people across all departments of an organization. People tend to stay at this company for a long time because there is great opportunity for learning and career growth. After a few years of solid performance in this position, the incumbent could explore a variety of other internal opportunities within finance & accounting, or even in other departments. Being in internal audit at this company is a unique chance to get to know the complex global business at a very deep level.   Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a thorough job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for designated CPAs who are personable communicators, and who have the drive and interest to learn the company’s business inside-out. Detail-orientation and an analytical mindset are paramount in this role, as is a calm, cool, and collected work style. Our client has a very high performing accounting & finance department, and we are seeking someone who can seamlessly integrate with this highly collaborative team and reciprocate help to colleagues. Excellent system skills are crucial, and experience using an ERP is an asset. 

    • CPA designation (or international equivalent) required
    • CIA certification preferred
    • 7+ years relevant experience in accounting & audit- within public practice and/or industry 
    • Excellent auditing skills, preferably honed through training with a multi-national public practice firm 
    • Strong knowledge of IFRS and SOX
    • Understanding of relevant legislation such as SOX, PCAOB, COSO, and COBIT
    • Experience in a large and complex global public company highly preferred 
    • Hands-on experience using an ERP system preferred 

    How Much: 

    Generous base salary commensurate with experience and skills. This company provides employees with an excellent total compensation package including plentiful paid time off, an employee share purchase program, great benefits, and a pension plan. Swim can provide more insight. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office with great views and an inviting feel. Close to public transit (SkyTrain, Canada Line, Sea Bus, etc.) and many amenities like restaurants and shops. Please note this job involves international business travel at least once a quarter. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this unique opportunity with a high-profile Vancouver corporation, 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' and send us your resume. 
  • Chief Financial Officer

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    CFO role in the fascinating cannabis sector with exceptional opportunity for growth. Hiring company has a unique business model combined with a scientific approach, both of which are driven by an impressive and experienced leadership team. Ideally seeking candidates with prior cannabis sector experience; however, open to entrepreneurial individuals who have transferable experience from similarly fast-paced and high-change industries. 

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    CFO role in the fascinating cannabis sector with exceptional opportunity for growth. Hiring company has a unique business model combined with a scientific approach, both of which are driven by an impressive and experienced leadership team. Ideally seeking candidates with prior cannabis sector experience; however, open to entrepreneurial individuals who have transferable experience from similarly fast-paced and high-change industries. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is an exciting player in the ever-evolving cannabis sector. They have a unique business model, are well-resourced, and have extremely impressive and knowledgeable leaders at the helm. There are many good reasons to believe they are poised to be a true market leader. 

    What- The Opportunity: 

    Our client is seeking a new Chief Financial Officer who will join them in forging a continued journey of success. The CFO will lead the finance and administration function of this reputable and growing organization. Reporting to an inspiring CEO and Board of Directors and serving as an integral member of the senior leadership team, the CFO will be responsible for a diverse and ever-evolving portfolio. Initially an individual contributor, the CFO will eventually hire, develop, mentor, and lead a team in accounting & finance and administration, and potentially other departmental areas.

    What- The Responsibilities: 

    • Oversee the public company reporting schedule by preparing quarterly and year-end financial statements pursuant to IFRS, including MD&A and other reporting requirements.
    • Guide financial decisions and ensure a strong internal controls environment
    • Lead the steady financial governance of the organization’s activities through the development, implementation, and constant improvement of policies, procedures, processes, internal controls, and systems in compliance with applicable legislation and regulatory requirements
    • Prepare of monthly budget, forecast, and variance analysis, as well as ad hoc management reporting
    • Prepare quarterly and annual reporting for the Board of Directors
    • Execute (at least initially) on key accounting operations and processes including A/R, A/P, payroll, and taxes, and gradually build a team that will execute on these tasks with the CFO’s oversight
    • Ensure strict compliance with ever-changing cannabis industry rules and regulations, as per ACMPR licensing, provincial and federal authorities (i.e. Health Canada), and other governing bodies 
    • Oversee Administration and IT and potentially other departmental functions
    • Partner with accounting firm, audit firm, and other external consultants and service providers
    • Lead the implementation of a new Accounting/ERP system
    • Collaborate with the business in preparing, assessing, and endorsing annual corporate budgets and business plans
    • Perform risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments
    • Manage capital requests and subsequent budgeting processes
    • Employ a continuous improvement mindset while assessing and implementing improvements to financial tools and business processes
    • Manage transfer pricing, audit, and multi-currency issues
    • Lead ad hoc FP&A and corporate finance, including eventual involvement in investment fundraising and transactions (potential M&A)
    • Manage treasury and cash flow and recommend options for fund management
    • Take on other projects and tasks as assigned

    Who- The Candidate: 

    A committed senior leader with experience leading in a fast-paced and high-change environment, you will be comfortable working in an entrepreneurial company. You will also be able to jump into work headfirst and handle a variety of tasks while partnering and supporting individuals at all levels of the organization.  You are keen to run a tight finance operation that is efficient and effective. The position will work collaboratively within the Senior Leadership Team to identify opportunities to grow the organization, to mitigate risk, and to build new efficiencies in operational processes while ensuring the company’s financial health, as well as public company compliance and internal controls, remains strong. You embody adaptability, versatility, and the entrepreneurial drive to make a positive impact within an ambitious company. 

    What- the Qualifications:  

    • Canadian CPA Accounting Designation or International equivalent is required. Additional accreditation such as MBA, Finance or CFA is a significant asset
    • At least 10 years’ progressive accounting and finance experience, including 5+ years in a management capacity
    • Experience in a fast-moving and high-change company, preferably a start-up, is mandatory 
    • Experience in the cannabis sector is certainly an attractive asset. Otherwise, experience in other regulated industries with parallels to cannabis such as food & beverage, alcohol, pharmaceutical, exploration mining, and gaming. 
    • Public company experience is highly preferred but not absolutely required for a quick and willing learner 
    • Strong financial reporting skills (IFRS) and technical accounting knowledge
    • Sound knowledge of accounting systems and accounting control processes
    • Public practice training within audit & assurance is preferred but not required 
    • Excellent team leadership and change management skills 
    • Top-notch relationship building skills- both internal and external 
    • Excellent prioritization, time management, and organizational skills 

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary in-line with relevance and depth of financial leadership experience, plus great upside potential from equity. Please discuss with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    Swim Recruiting has been exclusively engaged on this search and will be presenting qualified and shortlisted candidates directly to the CEO for review. If you are interested, please do not hesitate to let us know soon! 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' and send us your resume. 
  • Senior Tax Analyst

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Excellent opportunity for a Tax Analyst who wants to work for a complex and global public company. Beautiful office in downtown Vancouver. Positive and friendly work environment. 

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    Excellent opportunity for a Tax Analyst who wants to work for a complex and global public company. Beautiful office in downtown Vancouver. Positive and friendly work environment. 

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is one of the most significant global companies in Vancouver. They have a reputation in Vancouver and beyond for hiring top talent and for providing their employees with interesting and challenging work in a positive and professional environment. Swim Recruiting has been engaged to aid with this important search.

    What- the Opportunity: 

    Tax Analyst. This is a newly created role! The new Analyst will be reporting directly into a Tax Manager who was formerly with a Big 4 firm. The new Tax Analyst will get involved in tax compliance and tax provisions, responding to requests from various tax authorities, and technical tax research in support of ad hoc tax planning projects. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a full job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for a tax professional who enjoys complex and technical tax compliance work. Candidates can be directly out of public practice and/or out of industry. At a minimum, candidates will have solid Canadian tax experience, and International tax exposure is very advantageous (particularly US). 

    • Solid tax compliance experience, ideally with a large, complex, global, and/or public corporation
    • Advanced knowledge of Canadian taxation (Federal and Provincial); some knowledge of International taxation is highly preferred 
    • Understanding of tax accounting 
    • Accounting Designation (Canadian CPA is preferred)
    • Completion of, or enrollment in, CICA In-depth tax program is very beneficial
    • Top-notch communication skills are important- ability to communicate effectively with individuals in all departments. 

    Where:

    Downtown Vancouver. 

    How Much:

    Competitive salary commensurate with experience, plus a good bonus program. Please discuss with Swim!

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this excellent career opportunity with a high-profile Vancouver corporation, please do not delay in applying as this search is moving very quickly! 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. 

  • Corporate Controller

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Our client is a private investment company, founded in 1984, with a very collaborative and entrepreneurial culture where everyone, despite title and level, is hands-on. They are looking for a like-minded individual to join them as a Corporate Controller.

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    • This is a hands-on position with a pre−determined succession plan
    • Ideal for candidates with construction industry experience, who have strong internal control skills as well as demonstrated experience setting up new processes 
    • Ideal for someone that has worked for smaller organizations or a group of companies

    Who- the Client:

    Our client is a private investment company, founded in 1984, with a very collaborative and entrepreneurial culture where everyone, despite title and level, is hands-on. They are looking for a like-minded individual to join them as a Corporate Controller.

    What- the role: 

    The Controller’s duties and responsibilities include overseeing the bookkeeping and financial reporting for the company, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer. The Controller will account for, monitor, and implement all internal financial controls. This role will have the following responsibilities:
    • Coordinate the communication of financial activities between parent company and local office, ensuring thorough clarity of financial directives and issues
    • Continually establish, update, and refine the company’s internal control processes
    • Participate in planning objectives, methods and resources of short- and long-range financial operations
    • Prepare and review accuracy of the monthly, quarterly, and annual tax reporting for provincial and federal government
    • Monitor financial operations of the company and ensure completeness, timeliness, and accuracy of consolidated financial reports
    • Prepare all required analytical reports for the executive team
    • Develop a strategic plan through research, analyzation and documentation of accounting issues, and have relevant solutions 
    • Manage the financial staff, including A/R, A/P, P/R, and Cost Accounting
    • Coordinate annual audit activities
    • Work with the CFO to review and manage capital expenditure budgets, operating budgets and long-term plans, budget variances, cash-flow, forecasting, payroll, invoicing, general ledger and journal entries
    • Continuously seek opportunities for improving financial and management accounting processes
    We are seeking someone with construction industry experience as this role will initially be working very closely with one of the company’s clients who operate in the construction field. Some travel within B.C. is required at first, but will decrease as time goes on.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking an individual that brings very strong internal controls, with experience in setting up processes for smaller companies, and someone that can lead and mentor a team, while not being afraid to be hands on. This position deals with a variety of stakeholders, so the ability to communicate effectively across organizations is instrumental. Further down the line, there is an opportunity to potentially step into the CFO role, if the timing is right.
    Requirements for this role include:
    • Accounting degree with professional designation
    • 5+ years’ hands on experience in a Controllership role
    • Experience in the design and implementation of financial and business processes and systems
    • Ability to solve tough, complex, and often ambiguous, problems
    • Thorough understanding of statutory taxes
    • Strong understanding of GAAP and ASPE, and ideally IFRS
    • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to relate to and connect with all levels of the organization
    • Excellent organization and communication skills, with ability to effectively convey ideas both orally and in writing
    • Heavy Construction Industry experience

    Where:

    Downtown Vancouver. Nice and spacious office!

    How much: 

    Generous compensation with a very competitive base salary, depending on experience, bonus, vacation, RRSP matching, and extended health and dental, gym membership.

    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. Swim has much more information on this fantastic opportunity than is provided here. 
  • Vice-President, Finance- SaaS

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Greater Vancouver, BC, CA

    Newly created VP Finance role with a successful and high-growth software company headquartered in Vancouver. Impressive leaders, exciting business with a promising future, fun-loving culture, healthy financial position, incredibly ambitious growth plans- this has all the ingredients for a top-rate Finance Leadership opportunity! 

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    Newly created VP Finance role with a successful and high-growth software company headquartered in Vancouver. Impressive leaders, exciting business with a promising future, fun-loving culture, healthy financial position, incredibly ambitious growth plans- this has all the ingredients for a top-rate Finance Leadership opportunity! 

    Who- the Company: 

    The Recruiters at Swim could not be more excited to represent this fascinating SAAS company! This is a truly unique organization that has created an unwavering people-first culture while still achieving continued business success. They provide a niche service in the ever-changing SAAS sector. This company is fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and super high-growth. They are financially well-resourced (with a few very high-profile early investors) and are on track to hit 100 employees VERY soon.. Swim can share more details on the company’s culture and business.  

    What- the Role: 

    Vice President, Finance, reporting to the CEO.  The new VP will have a seat at the table and will be in a strategic decision-making role. Some of the key responsibilities of this role include financial planning & analysis (FP&A), financial reporting, overseeing internal controls, budgeting & forecasting, financial system optimization, financial process improvement, liaising with external auditors and finance consultants, future fundraising, and ad hoc management reporting. The VP will collaborate closely with other business leaders to scale up the company and seize new opportunities while anticipating and mitigating risk. Longer-term the new VP will be able to build up their own accounting & finance team and keep more and more of the accounting & finance function in-house, rather than outsourcing. We are seeking finance leaders who are hands-on and strategic, and who are strong in both historical accounting and future-looking finance.  Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a more detailed job description.    

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, a can-do attitude, and a very diverse set of accounting & finance skills. Adaptability and versatility are both key in this ever-changing role with a successful and high-growth technology company. 

    • Relevant experience in the technology sector, ideally within a complex SaaS company 
    • 12+ years progressive experience in accounting & finance, with at least 5 years in a leadership capacity 
    • Experience scaling up the finance function within a start-up (or very high change/high growth) environment 
    • Accounting designation (Canadian CPA, or an international equivalent) 
    • Strong understanding of internal controls and compliance- privacy and security are important to this company 
    • “Lead by example” approach as well as great communication skills 
    • This role is well-suited to people who have a big heart and a good head on their shoulders. 
    • Qualified individuals will be at their very best in a fast-paced, high-change, and creative work environment. 
    • An entrepreneurial mind-set, thirst for knowledge, and visionary approach are all key. 
    • We are looking for people who are passionate about their career, but who also lead a full life outside of the office. We want to hear about what you’ve done in terms of philanthropy, travel, academics, family life, personal development, sports, hobbies, etc.

    How Much: 

    Highly competitive base salary commensurate with level of experience. There is also a performance-based bonus and opportunity to join an employee stock ownership program on the ground floor! Please discuss further with Swim.

    When & How to Apply: 

    Swim Recruiting has been engaged as the exclusive recruitment agency partner on this important search. If you are interested and 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. 
  • Vice-President, Finance

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Langley, BC, CA

    Opportunity to become the top accounting & finance leader for a global manufacturing company headquartered in Langley.

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    Opportunity to become the top accounting & finance leader for a global manufacturing company headquartered in Langley.

    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 technology.

    What- the Role: 

    This company is seeking a new full-time and permanent VP Finance who will grow professionally with the company for many years. The VP Finance will plan and direct general accounting and cost accounting activities, financial budgeting, financial planning, and financial analysis activities. The VP Finance will have 6 to 8 direct reports, will report directly into the CEO, and will have a seat at the leadership table. Swim will provide interested candidates with a full job description.

    Who- the Candidate:  

    Swim Recruiting is seeking a CPA designated professional with at least 10 years progressive experience. Qualified candidates will have strong technical knowledge and excellent analytical skills. We are looking for people who are well-rounded and diligent with a sense of urgency and a “lead by example” approach to team management. Ideally candidates will have worked for a mid-sized private company (i.e. 60 to 500 employees, with a finance department of 4 to 15) and preferably in the manufacturing sector or something similar.   

    Where: 

    Corporate office in Langley, BC, close to a few highways.  We’re ideally seeking candidates who view the Langley location as a plus, not a negative. 

    How Much: 

    Base salary commensurate with level of experience and depth of skills, please discuss with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please do not hesitate in applying as this search is moving quickly! If you already 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. 
  • Senior Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Senior Accountant, Real Estate 

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    Senior Accountant, Real Estate 

    Great opportunity for a senior accounting professional seeking the next step in their career. We’re looking for technically strong accountants who enjoy diverse responsibilities, including financial system work and financial reporting. Working for a successful real estate investment company. 

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a public company headquartered in Vancouver, with operations and subsidiary offices in the US. They are listed on the New York Stock Exchange and report in US GAAP. There is room for growth and new learning with this organization.  

    What- the Role: 

    Senior Accountant reporting into a VP Finance and working closely with 8 others in accounting & finance on a very fun-loving, collaborative, and close-knit team.  The Sr. Acct will be in frequent communication with accountants working in the US as well as property accountants for the company’s investment properties. 

    What- the Responsibilities: 

    This is a multi-faceted role involving SEC financial reporting (in US GAAP), financial system optimization (Yardi), consolidation work, maintaining internal controls, reviewing property level financials (including CAM reconciliations), and monitoring debt covenants.
    We’re looking for someone who enjoys being part of an entrepreneurial environment and is hands on in their approach to solving complex accounting issues. This is a great opportunity to work with a growing public company. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a full job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking designated CPAs (Canadian CPAs or US CPAs). Public practice training is preferred and industry experience is an asset. A high-performing Senior Associate or newly-minted Manager directly out of public practice can be very successful in this role (for candidates already at Manager-level, there is flexibility on the title of his position).  Ideally seeking people with recent and relevant experience with public company reportinga (US GAAP would be great!). We are looking for well-rounded high-achievers with a track record of success in their career and education. Great communication skills and a high EQ are key. Previous experience in accounting for the real estate investment sector is a very “nice to have.” Strong Excel skills are required and is an interest in optimizing the use of the financial system (Yardi).  

    How Much: 

    Base salary commensurate with experience, please discuss with Swim. There is also an achievable performance-based bonus, good benefits and vacation time, and professional development support. 

    Where:  

    Downtown Vancouver in the financial district, very transit accessible. Beautiful newly renovated office with great views and an inviting, modern feel. 

    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. 
  • Senior Financial Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Surrey, BC, CA

    Large, successful, and very high-growth Canadian company headquartered in Surrey with a friendly corporate culture and excellent work/life balance! 

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    Large, successful, and very high-growth Canadian company headquartered in Surrey with a friendly corporate culture and excellent work/life balance! 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client was established as a single office operation over 30 years ago and has evolved to become one of the largest in their industry within Western Canada. The company has been growing by leaps and bounds in recent years- organically and also by many acquisitions. The organization is values-based and committed to their people and customers, and they have strong employee retention. 

    What- the Role: 

    Senior Financial Accountant. The Accountant will be working in a collaborative Accounting & Finance department of over 30 people.  We are seeking senior-level accounting & finance professionals who can be both strategic and hands-on, and who enjoy identifying and executing on opportunities for process improvements.

    What- the Responsibilities:

    • Managing, training, mentoring, and developing other accountants
    • Preparing consolidated financial statements and preparing notes to financial statements
    • Preparing statutory reports 
    • Preparing management presentations/reports
    • Ensuring reports are completed accurately and on time 
    • Completing other ad-hoc projects and process improvements 

    Why: 

    • Chance to work for a well-established, growing, and reputable company in the Fraser Valley in a secure industry. Friendly, dynamic, and upbeat corporate culture! 
    • Opportunity to strengthen your resume and skillset through exposure to significant process improvements. The Accountant can also have some involvement in a major system implementation taking place in the near-term future- this is highly sought-after experience! 
    • Better work-life balance than you’ll achieve in most Senior Accountant positions! 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking accounting professionals who are comfortable and confident working in a fast-paced and high-growth corporate environment.  

    • CPA designation, ideally with public practice training at a large firm and exposure to public company clients 
    • Over 5 years’ related experience
    • Experience preparing consolidated financial statements 
    • Experience with a large company ($100M-plus in revenues) is highly preferred 
    • Familiar with large ERP systems is beneficial 
    • Familiar with MS Office, especially Excel
    • Strong communication and organizational skills
    • Customer service disposition with a desire to learn and grow
    • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task
    • High degree of accuracy and keen attention to detail 
    • Good technical, analytical, computer and database skills

    Where: 

    Surrey, very close to restaurants, shopping, and other amenities. A close driving commute from White Rock, Delta, and Langley.   

    How Much: 

    Very competitive compensation in-line with the hired individual’s experience and qualifications. This company provides employees with great benefits and excellent work-life balance compared to most accounting & finance departments!  

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this opportunity with a well-established company with a friendly corporate culture, 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' and send us your resume. 
  • Senior Financial Analyst

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    A fast-paced, fun-loving, and tremendously successful technology organization is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join their collaborative team. 

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    A fast-paced, fun-loving, and tremendously successful technology organization is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join their collaborative team. 

    Who- The Company: 

    Our client is a highly reputable tech company that has become a household name over the years. They have a dynamic corporate culture and their employees really embody the “work hard/play hard” mentality of Vancouver’s vibrant tech scene. The company hires and develops top performers. 

    What- The Role: 

    Our client is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join their collaborative finance team. The Sr. FA will participate in all aspects of the FP&A function for this fascinating organization, including routine and ad hoc data reporting, detailed reviews of business performance, Excel modelling, and analyzing results compared to forecasts and plans. The Sr. FA will be contributing a great deal to the long-term strategic planning for the organization and will be looked upon by leadership to “tell the story behind the numbers.” 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking candidates with at least 4 years’, and ideally 6+ years’, progressive work experience after graduation from a reputable University. In addition to a degree in Commerce or Business Administration, qualified candidates will have or be actively pursuing a CFA, MBA, or CPA.  Must have some experience in a Business Analysis, Business Consultancy, Corporate Development, Investment Banking, and/or Private Equity function, preferably with exposure to the tech sector. Robust Excel modelling skills and PowerPoint presentation experience are both crucial, and experience with SQL and using ERPs is highly preferred. Candidates must be able to strategically advise the business based on the results of their analyses- we’re looking for someone who not only models the data and crunches the numbers, but who also tells the story behind the numbers

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver. 

    How Much: 

    Generous compensation commensurate with experience and education. Please discuss further with Swim Recruiting. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this great FP&A opportunity with a successful tech organization, 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' and send us your resume.
  • Junior Accountant, Real Estate Development

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Diverse, exciting, and fast-paced accounting role with a fantastic real estate development company based in Vancouver. Ability to multi-task and manage a high volume of work is required. Great opportunity for new learning and long-term growth within a vibrant corporate culture. 

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    Diverse, exciting, and fast-paced accounting role with a fantastic real estate development company based in Vancouver. Ability to multi-task and manage a high volume of work is required. Great opportunity for new learning and long-term growth within a vibrant corporate culture. 

    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. 

    What- the Role: 

    The new Junior Development Accountant will take care of AP invoicing, bank reconciliations, updating monthly working papers, and supporting month-end, quarter-end, and year-end reporting. There will also be ad hoc administrative tasks related to accounting. Systems to be use will include Excel, Word, and Yardi. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a more thorough job description. 

    Who- the Candidate:  

    We are looking for people who are bright, hard-working, professional, confident, upbeat, and dynamic. This is a wonderful career opportunity for someone who wants to grow with a mid-sized and highly successful real estate development company.  We are seeking a good junior accountant 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, continuing education, travel, etc. Almost every company claims that they have a “work hard/play hard culture”, but not all companies walk the walk…. at this company, this clichéd expression genuinely applies and we are looking for people who will add to their dynamic work environment. 

    Technical skills, education, and experience 
    • Relevant education such as a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Commerce
    • Future plans to pursue CPA is preferred but not required
    • Intermediate level Excel skills are essential
    • Exposure to the Yardi accounting system is beneficial
    • Work experience in the real estate sector is an asset, but not required for someone who is truly passionate about joining the fast-paced and exciting real estate development sector
    • Ability to work at a fast-pace and to multi-task a high volume of work

    Where: 

    Located in the heart of Vancouver’s downtown core. 

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills- please discuss with Swim. The company also provides a performance-based bonus, professional development support, and good benefits. 

    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 in Word format.
  • Senior Financial Analyst

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Diverse, exciting, and challenging FP&A role with a fantastic real estate development company based in Vancouver. Robust Excel-based financial modeling skills are required. Good opportunity for new learning and long-term growth within a vibrant corporate culture. 

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    Diverse, exciting, and challenging FP&A role with a fantastic real estate development company based in Vancouver. Robust Excel-based financial modeling skills are required. Good opportunity for new learning and long-term growth within a vibrant corporate culture. 

    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. 

    What- the Role: 

    The new Senior Financial Analyst will focus the company’s corporate FP&A needs. The role will entail a great deal of complex financial modeling, as well as corporate forecasting and budgeting. There will also be ad hoc business analysis and reporting involved in this role. Tools will include Excel for modeling, an ERP for data extraction, and likely a data visualization BI tool. The Sr. FA will be creating some new models from scratch as well as enhancing those already in place. 

    Who- the Candidate:  

    We are looking for people who are bright, hard-working, professional, confident, upbeat, and dynamic. This is a wonderful career opportunity for someone who wants to grow with a mid-sized and highly successful real estate development company.  We are seeking a solid 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, continuing education, travel, etc. Almost every company claims that they have a “work hard/play hard culture”, but not all companies walk the walk…. at this company, this clichéd expression genuinely applies, and we are looking for people who will add to their dynamic work environment. 

    Technical skills, education, and experience 
    • Relevant education and credentials, such as a CFA, a CPA, or an MBA-Finance. 
    • Robust Excel skills are required, including financial modeling abilities- the stronger, the better. 
    • Experience using a BI tool such as Tableau or Power BI is highly preferred but not required for someone systems savvy and eager to learn. 
    • Work experience in the real estate sector is an asset, but again not required for someone who is truly passionate about joining the fast-paced and exciting real estate development sector. 
    • Cash management and treasury skills are an asset. 
    • Foundational accounting education and experience is highly preferred, but not required- at a minimum the Sr. FA must have some understanding of basic accounting concepts and debits & credits. 
    • Strong presentation abilities, with the confidence and comfort to present to internal and external audiences, and to accounting & finance peers as well as individuals in other corporate areas. Ability to effectively “tell the story” behind the numbers. 

    Personality traits and soft skills
    • Upbeat, friendly, and solutions-oriented work style 
    • Strong written and oral communication skills 
    • Enthusiastic, upbeat, and optimistic 
    • Business savvy  
    • Team-oriented, self-motivated, and collaborative 
    • Displays service excellence in dealing with internal and external parties 
    • Strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize tasks

    Where: 

    Located in the heart of Vancouver’s downtown core. 

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills- please discuss with Swim. The company also provides a performance-based bonus, professional development support, and good benefits. 

    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 in Word format.
  • Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Great opportunity for an accountant who is seeking a diverse role with a friendly, close-knit team and good work/life balance. Working for a reputable and stable privately-owned multi-entity company. 

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    Great opportunity for an accountant who is seeking a diverse role with a friendly, close-knit team and good work/life balance. Working for a reputable and stable privately-owned multi-entity company. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established, reputable and respected entrepreneurial family-owned company with an admirable history, a close-knit team and a fun-loving culture!

    What - the Role:

    Accountant reporting into the Accounting Manager – This is a 14-month contract, with potential for a permanent opportunity for the right candidate! The successful candidate will be responsible for day to day accounting including month end close, intercompany transactions, assisting with financial statement preparation and preparing and maintaining year-end working papers and schedules. Swim can provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.

    Who - the Candidate: 

    We are seeking Accountants with 1-2 years of progressive accounting experience, with a positive and fun-loving attitude! Successful candidate will be highly motivated, enthusiastic, adaptable and a team player. This company is all about developing their employees. Ideal candidate will be enrolled in the CPA Program or will have future plans to pursue their Accounting Designation.

    Where: 

    Vancouver, BC close to the Brentwood neighbourhood. 

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with experience plus completion/performance bonus, 3 weeks’ vacation, and tuition support.

    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. 
  • Tax Accounting and Compliance Analyst

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    We require an experienced, organized, detail-oriented, hands-on, tech savvy accountant with strong tax accounting knowledge.

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    We require an experienced, organized, detail-oriented, hands-on, tech savvy accountant with strong tax accounting knowledge.

    Who - the Company:

    Our client is a successful medium-size international engineering consulting firm. They are known for their fun-loving and professional culture and provide excellent professional development opportunities.

    What - the Role:

    Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Tax, this position is responsible for ensuring complete and accurate accounting and reporting of the tax accounts, as well as assisting with the domestic and international tax compliance obligations. This unique role provides both accounting and tax responsibilities. You are an accomplished and designated accountant who has corporate tax experience under your belt and you are willing to delve into our financial accounting system.

    Accounting
    • Prepare detailed breakdown of audited financial statements by country and provinces 
    • Prepare monthly tax provisions and journal entries including tax account reconciliations 
    • Prepare annual consolidated tax provisions including income tax notes and analysis for audited financial statement disclosures 
    • Coordinate with external tax advisors in foreign jurisdictions to assist with foreign company/branch financial statement preparation and intercompany head office charges 
    • Assist with Board, as well as shareholder tax reporting requirements 
    • Reconcile tax withholding accounts and coordinate with the business unit accountants to obtain the required withholding tax certificate backups 
    Tax
    • Prepare the annual Canadian and US corporate tax returns and related Canadian and US tax filings including assisting with the annual Canadian SR&ED claim 
    • Liaise with external tax advisors in foreign jurisdictions to meet the tax compliance (corporate/branch and payroll) filing requirements 
    • Assist with Treaty Residency certificate requests and foreign permanent establishment/ sales tax analysis 
    • Assist with the review of foreign tax returns prepared by external tax advisors 
    • Prepare and file monthly/quarterly excise, commodity and indirect tax returns (i.e. VAT, GST/HST, PST and foreign sales & use tax) 
    • Assist with various tax research projects and duties as required 

    Who - the Candidate:

    This is an excellent opportunity if you are looking to transition into and join industry! We are ideally looking for the following: 
    • CPA designation with minimum 5+ years related work experience 
    • Solid understanding and practical experience in Canadian corporate tax, accounting for taxes, including FIT and general tax accounting are required. US corporate tax and expat tax experience an asset 
    • Good working knowledge of ASPE and interest in international tax 
    • Adept at using MS Office particularly Microsoft Excel (i.e. Pivot Tables, SUMIF, OFFSET, VLOOKUP) and TaxPrep 
    • Self-motivated and organized with a critical attention to detail 
    • Proven track record of ability to multi-task and to deliver high quality work as well as ability to work independently with minimal supervision 
    • Deadline oriented workstyle and strong work ethic: ability to work under pressure during critical reporting and tax compliance deadlines and to be fully accountable for deliverables 

    Where:

    Vancouver, easily accessible by transit.

    How Much:

    Competitive salary offered along with comprehensive benefits

    When & How to Apply:

    Please apply online if this sounds like an interesting role for you. This role is moving quickly and interviews will be on-going. Thank you!
    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.
  • Assistant Controller

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    This is a very diverse finance & accounting role that lends itself well to someone with a versatile skill set who can be both hands-on and strategic. 

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    This is a very diverse finance & accounting role that lends itself well to someone with a versatile skill set who can be both hands-on and strategic. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a reputable and successful Real Estate Company that was established over 20 years ago. The organization has an impressive leadership team, solid reputation, and interesting history.  

    What- the Role: 

    Assistant Controller, providing support on all facets of the complex accounting & finance for a multi-entity company. The new Assistant Controller position will support numerous projects related to systems integration, workflow and business process optimization. Below are only some of the responsibilities that the new Assistant Controller will take on… but it’s not an exhaustive list and it is not a set-in-stone job profile. 
    • Inter-company full-cycle accounting, including financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting. 
    • Project reporting and ad-hoc corporate level reporting 
    • Cash management and treasury 
    • Tax compliance & tax planning 
    • Partnering with business leaders to provide ad-hoc analyses to support key business decisions 
    • Improve and optimize ERP usage to increase efficiencies 
    • Creating, standardizing, and maintain innovative and dynamic financial models in Excel 
    • Manage project cost database and analysis 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    This role has a great deal of variety and it is a crucial part of a collaborative accounting & finance team. We are seeking a high-potential and well-rounded finance professional with a track record of success in fast-paced and ever-changing environments. 
    We are looking for analytical individuals who are business-minded, hands-on yet strategic, and eager to learn. Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders, including executive leadership, are essential. 

    What- the Qualifications: 

    Potential candidates will have at least 5 of the following qualifications- please note the first 3 are required:
    1. CPA designation. Pursuit of CFA and/or MBA viewed as an asset. 
    2. At least 8 years’ recent and relevant accounting & finance work experience- the more diverse the better. 
    3. Proficient in Excel. 
    4. Work experience in the real estate sector. 
    5. Public practice training. Preferably within a multi-national firm; preferably with exposure to departments in addition to audit, such as tax, consulting, or corporate finance. 
    6. Treasury and cash management experience. 
    7. Corporate tax experience (tax compliance and/or tax planning). 
    8. Solid experience with financial systems, including project work in system optimization or upgrades. 
    9. Experience in a complex, entrepreneurial, and privately-held company with diverse business interests. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver. 

    How Much: 

    Very competitive total compensation. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    Swim Recruiting has been engaged exclusively on this search. Our client is eager to meet with candidates soon. 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. 
  • Tax Analyst or Manager

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Tax Analyst or Manager- If you are a proven tax professional looking for an industry role either as Tax Analyst or Tax Manager, have strong experience in tax compliance and tax provision work and a strong foundation of IFRS we are looking for you! Great, unique opportunity with a great package and culture.

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    Tax Analyst or Manager- If you are a proven tax professional looking for an industry role either as Tax Analyst or Tax Manager, have strong experience in tax compliance and tax provision work and a strong foundation of IFRS we are looking for you! Great, unique opportunity with a great package and culture.

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a highly successful, publicly listed company headquartered downtown Vancouver with both a Canadian employee population and global operations. The company has a fun-loving yet hard-working corporate culture with friendly and down to earth employees, they have a tight knit family-oriented culture that is big on giving back to the community and charities locally. 

    What- the Role: 

    Reporting to the Director, Tax, the Tax Analyst/Tax Manager will be responsible for a variety of Canadian income and commodity tax matters.  The primary role is to support the company’s tax compliance and IFRS tax accounting requirements. 
    Major Responsibilities & Duties
    • Prepare tax returns including:
      • Canadian corporate income tax returns, GST returns, PST returns, and tax information returns (Forms T106, T1134, T1135, RC4649, T4A-NR)
      • Supporting documentation for the US 1120F return
    • Prepare or review the quarterly and annual financial statement income tax provision and support financial reporting requirements
    • Assist with Canadian tax audits (domestic, transfer pricing and GST/PST) 
    • Assist with indirect tax matters to ensure adherence to relevant legislation. 
    • Assist with the transfer pricing analysis, calculations and documentation
    • Assist with the preparation of journal entries relating to tax
    • Assist with tax research, as required
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required
    • University business or other relevant degree
    • CPA designation 
    • Minimum 1 year experience post-CPA qualification in corporate tax 
    • Strong technical knowledge of Canadian corporate taxation
    • Experience with financial statement tax provisions under Canadian IFRS
    • Proficiency with Excel and Taxprep
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Able to work independently and prioritize/manage workload
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication and organization skills

    Where: 

    Beautiful office downtown Vancouver

    How Much:  

    Base salary commensurate with level of skills, experience, and education. The company will provide this role with a generous overall compensation package, including a performance-based bonus, good health & dental benefits and stock options!

    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.
  • Controller

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Langley, BC, CA

    Fantastic Controller opportunity with a successful and well-established company!

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    Fantastic Controller opportunity with a successful and well-established company!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a large, highly regarded, and growth-oriented company, in manufacturing and distribution.  They are looking for an experienced and dedicated individual to join their team as Controller.  This position is located in Langley BC, and reports to the CFO.

    What - the Role:

    This is an amazing opportunity for someone who has already gained solid experience as controller or assistant controller within a mid to larger size finance environment and is ready to take their game to the next level.  You will be joining a solid finance and accounting team, within a positive, down to earth, and supportive culture!  You will work closely with and have the support and mentorship of the CFO. 
    The Controller will be responsible for overseeing the day to day, operational aspects of the accounting activities, including, but not limited to:
    • Managing and supporting a team of direct reports.  
    • Overseeing all activities pertaining to the generation of financial statements and working papers. 
    • Ensuring established processes are followed, while mentoring / guiding the team to function at the best of their ability.
    • Review and approve journal entries, working papers, and quarter-end/year-end special schedules to ensure accurate, timely, production of financial statements. 
    • Oversees / supervises Accounts Payable ensuring accounts are paid in a timely manner, and positive vendor relationships are maintained.
    • Oversees Accounts Receivable and credit department to ensure proper controls and procedures are implemented and followed.
    • Provides accounting and credit team members with guidance and support as required.
    • Assists the CFO in maintaining / improving strong financial (and operational) controls to uphold high standards of compliance for external and internal reporting.

    Who - the Candidate:

    Our ideal candidate is a high-performing accounting & finance leader with at least 8 years progressive, relevant experience. An accounting designation is required, as is experience managing, mentoring, and coaching a team of at least 5 people.  Manufacturing or Distribution industry experience is an asset. 
    • Must have an Accounting Designation
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in a management role
    • Strong technical accounting skills and working knowledge of IFRS
    • Previous experience with an ERP system
    • Manufacturing or Distribution industry experience is an asset

    Where: 

    Langley, BC

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with experience and skills, please discuss directly 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. 

  • Senior Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Langley, BC, CA

    Senior Accountant for a well-established leading manufacturer in Langley!

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    Senior Accountant for a well-established leading manufacturer in Langley!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established leading manufacturer with a solid team, positive environment and a down to earth, relaxed culture!

    What - the Role:

    Senior Accountant reporting to the Controller. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for the Balance Sheet including Inventory Reporting, Fixed Asset Reporting, Long Term Debt and Capital Lease Reporting, Period End & Financial & Sales Reporting, Periodic (Monthly/Weekly) Analysis of General Ledger Accounts etc. The Senior Accountant will also be responsible for Quarter End and Year End working papers, and process improvements. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking a high performing Senior Accountant with at least 5 years of progressive accounting experience. Successful incumbent will be down to earth, dynamic, and easygoing, with strong technical accounting skills. 

    • Must have an Accounting Designation
    • Minimum 5 years of progressive accounting experience, and must have inventory accounting experience 
    • Strong technical accounting skills
    • Previous experience with a large/complex company structure with multiple entities or divisions
    • ERP experience is a must have
    • Manufacturing or Distribution industry experience is a huge asset

    Where: 

    Langley, British Columbia

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary and total compensation package commensurate with experience and skills. 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. 
  • Intermediate/Senior Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

    Our client is a well-established firm, seeking a candidate with 3+ years of experience in public practice. 

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    Our client is a well-established firm, seeking a candidate with 3+ years of experience in public practice. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established firm located in Vancouver with a well-established client base, providing financial and management consulting services to public companies, private companies, NPOs and individuals.

    What - the Role:

    Intermediate/Senior Accountant reporting into the Manager, within the Private Enterprise Group. Duties will include:
    • Prepare complex compilation or review engagement files and review NTR files prepared by technicians, including financial statements and accompanying notes
    • Prepare or review tax returns (depending on complexity) for corporations, individuals, trusts, limited partnerships, tax compliance slips (T4, T5, T101)
    • Prepare payroll, GST/HST, sales taxes, government reports, etc.
    • Identify, investigate, and correct discrepancies / irregularities in financial entries, documents and tax returns
    • Collaborate with other members of firm prior to commencement of work to identify roles, responsibilities, risks, and deadlines
    • Communicate effectively with engagement manager / partner about the identified issues and file progress
    • Prepare professional correspondence, reports, working papers, outlining facts, issues, findings, etc.
    • Work with accounting software and provide support to clients
    • Respond to client’s questions and queries
    • Develop and maintain good relationship with clients

    Who - the Candidate:

    • Minimum 3+ years of relevant experience in public accounting working with owner-managed businesses
    • Good working knowledge of MS Office and accounting software (CaseWare, Taxprep, QuickBooks, Sage)
    • Strong understanding of business, tax rules and accounting principles

    Where: 

    Vancouver, BC – Close to Granville Island

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with level of experience, likely in the range of $44,000 to $90,000.

    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. 

  • Accounting Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    Great opportunity for an Accounting Clerk with a well-established growing company! 

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    Great opportunity for an Accounting Clerk with a well-established growing company! 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established organization with a 60+ year history and are locally the largest company in their industry!

    What - the Role:

    Accounting Clerk reporting to the CFO and Controller. The successful candidate will start out by taking on Accounts Receivable tasks including printing invoices, updating AR reports and schedules, sending out invoices, statements and overdue notices and reminders to customers, and processing payments. Once the candidate is fully efficient with these tasks, they will take on accounts payable tasks as well. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking individuals who have a dynamic and outgoing personality, with great work ethic and strong attention to detail. Successful candidate will have at least 1 year of relevant accounting experience and will have good Excel skills.

    Where: 

    Richmond, BC

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with experience and skills, 2 weeks’ vacation, benefits and RRSP

    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. 
  • Payroll Specialist

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Vancouver, BC, CA

    TEMP - PAYROLL ASSISTANT- work with a fantastic Vancouver-based organization…. great culture, fun industry, complex and exciting payroll position! Generous benefits and compensation.

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    TEMP - PAYROLL ASSISTANT- work with a fantastic Vancouver-based organization…. great culture, fun industry, complex and exciting payroll position! Generous benefits and compensation.

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a highly reputable Vancouver-based organization with a great brand and an exciting vision. The company continues to grow, and they are very much people focused. The organization has a very impressive and experienced senior leadership team and is known for having an engaged workforce and dynamic corporate culture.

    Where: 

    Vancouver, very transit accessible by bus and Skytrain. 

    What- the Role: 

    Payroll Assistant – It is a 1-month role to start, but if it’s a good fit, there is a possibility for an extension or conversion to permanent status.

    What- the Responsibilities:

    The Payroll Assistant will be responsible for processing full-cycle payroll and benefits for 300+ people (hourly, seasonal, salaried, etc.) This is a full-cycle and hands-on payroll role, requiring great skills and experience and a true love of all things payroll.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    • 1-2 years’ work experience assisting with payroll within a mid-size or large company.
    • Prior experience with either ADP or UltiPro is an asset.
    • Upbeat, friendly, dynamic, adaptable, and comfortable communicating with a variety of people both inside and outside of the company. Must have a focus on customer service and be very people-oriented.
    • High attention to detail and highly organized and efficient.
    • A self-starter with a can do attitude
    • Computer savvy and highly proficient in Excel, including ability to both create and manipulate pivot tables and V-lookups.

    How Much:

    Hourly rate commensurate with experience, please discuss with Swim. 

    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 in Word format.
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Great Accounts Receivable Clerk role with a well-established organization in Vancouver. This role will support the Head of Finance. 

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    Great Accounts Receivable Clerk role with a well-established organization in Vancouver. This role will support the Head of Finance. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a highly respected and established company located in Vancouver (transit accessible).

    What - the Role:

    Accounts Receivable Clerk, reporting directly to the Head of Finance. Duties will include accounts receivable including applying and reconciling payments, collections, analyzing aging reports, bank reconciliations, and providing other assistance to the finance team as required. 

    Who - the Candidate:

    Successful candidate will have minimum 2 years of Accounts Receivable experience. Must be highly detail-oriented, tech savvy and customer-service oriented. 

    Where: 

    Vancouver (Transit Accessible – right across from the Skytrain)

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with level of experience, plus bonus.

    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. 
  • Financial Accountant, Operations & Revenues

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Financial Accountant for a global public company headquartered in Vancouver. Great role for an analytically-minded Accountant who enjoys partnering with the business and putting in place process improvements. Work with a high-performing and high-energy team! 

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    Financial Accountant for a global public company headquartered in Vancouver. Great role for an analytically-minded Accountant who enjoys partnering with the business and putting in place process improvements. Work with a high-performing and high-energy team! 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a high profile and reputable billion-dollar global public company. They have operations around the world, employ over 2000 people, and are respected as an industry leader. The company has been undergoing positive changes and are in a healthy financial position. 

    What- the Role: 

    Our client is seeking a new Financial Accountant to join their Accounting team. The new FA will take ownership for the complex reconciliation and analysis of revenues, deferred revenues, accounts receivable, deferred costs, etc. Reporting into the Manager of Corporate Reporting and working alongside many designated accountants. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    This role involves a great deal of interaction with colleagues in departments outside of accounting & finance, and we are therefore seeking people who are clear communicators and who can translate accounting terms into general business concepts. 
    • Candidates will have at least 3 years relevant accounting experience, ideally in a similar role such as Operations Accountant/Analyst, Revenue Accountant/Analyst, or Project Accountant/Analyst. 
    • CPA designation is required, unless candidates have highly relevant work experience and other relevant post-secondary education such as an MBA Finance. 
    • Qualified candidates will be analytically minded, and the stronger the Excel skills, the better (pivot tables, V look-ups, etc.). 
    • Experience with corporate reporting is an asset but not required. 
    • Hands-on experience using a sophisticated ERP system is highly beneficial. 
    • Experience in a client-facing role, perhaps gained from working in public practice or a consulting firm, is advantageous. 

    Why: 

    This is a fantastic global company within which to grow your accounting career over the years. The company is very large and complex, especially by Vancouver standards. You can learn from many inspiring and high-performing accounting & finance professionals, and have fun while working hard. The company will support your CPA professional development and continuous learning. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office with great views. Close to public transit and many amenities like restaurants and shops.  

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary and total compensation package commensurate with experience and skills. 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. 
  • Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Accountant processing complex accounts payable and taking ownership for a specific portfolio within the Company. Opportunity to work for a successful and global public company headquartered in Vancouver. Work with a tight-knit and collaborative team of 8 and within a large and high-performing accounting & finance department. 

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    Accountant processing complex accounts payable and taking ownership for a specific portfolio within the Company. Opportunity to work for a successful and global public company headquartered in Vancouver. Work with a tight-knit and collaborative team of 8 and within a large and high-performing accounting & finance department. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our Client is a high profile and reputable billion-dollar global public company. They have operations around the world, employ over 2000 people, and are respected as an industry leader. The Company has been undergoing positive changes and are in a healthy financial position. 

    What- the Role: 

    Our Client is seeking a new Accountant on a permanent basis.  The new Accountant will be responsible for processing vendor invoices for a specific global portfolio. The Accountant will be using an ERP and will be communicating with people based around the world. In the next year, the Company will be going through a major ERP implementation and they are also planning to go paperless- the new Accountant will get to experience this exciting evolution. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    Candidates will have at least 1 year and preferably 2 years’ experience in an AP Clerk, Junior Accountant, and/or Bookkeeper capacity. Some form of relevant post-secondary education in accounting is required, for example a Diploma in Accounting. This role involves a great deal of communication with colleagues and vendors around the world, so we are seeking people who are effective and confident communicators. Hands-on experience using an ERP is highly beneficial, but not required for someone who is systems savvy and a quick learner. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office with great views. Close to public transit and many amenities like restaurants and shops.  

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills. Please note that the employee will receive a performance-based bonus, a generous RRSP match, and great health & dental benefits. 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 to that person directly as soon as you can. If you do yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume. 
  • Manager, Financial Reporting

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Are you a big 4 CA with real estate client and/or some industry experience? This company is growing, complex and has a lot of opportunity for growth. If you are looking for a role where you learn a lot, can grow and work downtown Vancouver please reach out as this search will be moving quickly!

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    Are you a big 4 CA with real estate client and/or some industry experience? This company is growing, complex and has a lot of opportunity for growth. If you are looking for a role where you learn a lot, can grow and work downtown Vancouver please reach out as this search will be moving quickly!

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client a growing company in the real estate industry owned by a large leader in the industry is looking for a Manager Financial reporting to join their team. 

    What- the Role: 

    The Manager, Financial Reporting will be responsible for the preparation of corporate reporting and accounting, with focus on Canada.
    Duties include:
    • Review of the day-to-day full cycle Corporate accounting including review of monthly G&A analysis
    • Treasury activities including management of corporate cash and banking facilities, working closely with Senior Management
    • Monthly preparation of the Canadian consolidation in Yardi including supporting working papers
    • Monthly, quarterly and year-end preparation and review of corporate financial reporting to parent company and lenders including consolidations and financial statements
    • Quarterly preparation of lender package and covenant calculations
    • Annual preparation of the Canadian tax requirements including related filings, working closely with our tax advisors
    • Lead contact for CRA related matters including review monthly/quarterly GST/HST filing
    • Oversee and review corporate invoice processing 
    • Review/prepare acquisition and disposition related support, working closely with the Investment and Asset Management team
    • Manage and coach our corporate accountant to ensure timely and accurate preparation of reporting
    • Preparation and review of quarterly corporate forecasts and annual corporate budgets
    • Analyze and conclude on technical accounting issues in accordance with the applicable accounting framework
    • Engage in continuous process improvements to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of reporting
    • Special projects, as required

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    • Professional accounting designation required. Chartered Accountant with Big 4 training is highly preferred
    • 5+ years of experience in financial accounting/reporting within the real estate industry highly preferred including experience in a leadership role
    • Team player with strong communication skills (the successful candidate will work closely with the other departments in various locations across Canada including Investment, Asset Management, Property Management and Senior Management)
    • Self-starter with a high level of initiative and organization skills
    • Fast learner, able to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
    • Able to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, and prioritize deliverables
    • Prior experience in the real estate industry and consolidations is an asset
    • Yardi experience an advantage

    How Much: 

    Competitive salary with a great overall package. 

    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. 
  • Director, Business Planning - Dec '18

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

    On behalf of our client, a well-known and progressive healthcare organization in Vancouver, we are seeking a Director Business Planning with a very strong operational background to join their team.

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    On behalf of our client, a well-known and progressive healthcare organization in Vancouver, we are seeking a Director Business Planning with a very strong operational background to join their team.

    The Director, Business Planning generates analysis, reporting and recommendations which are utilized by senior management for the development and achievement of the organization’s strategic and financial goals.  This role will also support the executive team and participate in establishing the goals, objectives and operations of the business planning division to ensure that the goals and objectives are fulfilled.  

    The Director, Business Planning takes a lead role in the preparation or supervision of the preparation of operations reviews, business process improvement reviews and service delivery modeling that impact the entire organization. The Director supports the business planning team by assessing and monitoring risks associated with implementation of program and service delivery changes. The Director, in consultation with the business planning team, leads the design, development and implementation of changes in the business planning processes. In addition, this role also has ongoing responsibilities for financial planning and financial management for other specific services as assigned by the leadership team.  

    This position is involved in taking on special projects as assigned by the leadership team which will be evolving in nature and requires a solid understanding of developing and leading a team. 

     What we are looking for:

    • Professional accounting designation (CA, CGA or CMA) combined with a Masters Degree in Business, Leadership or other relevant field plus at least 12 years of relevant management experience within a large complex multi-site organization.
    • A proven track record with an emphasis in business planning, financial planning, business process engineering and/or business case development and review.
    • Must have solid grasp of Canadian GAAP and proven FP&A experience including budgeting, financial and operational planning and reporting, forecasting, management reporting, variance analysis, financial modelling.
    • Strong analytical skills including the ability to comprehend complex issues and related data/information and present information in concise and meaningful ways. 
    • Excellent change management and project management skills as well as strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload and to meet deadlines.  
    • Strong customer service, relationship building, negotiation and problem solving skills coupled with superior written and presentation skills
     Our client is offering an attractive compensation package including competitive salary and excellent benefits and vacation.

    Location:  

    Vancouver BC
  • Senior Project Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Swim Recruiting is seeking an adaptable and dynamic Senior Project Accountant for a fast growing, reputable company!

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    Swim Recruiting is seeking an adaptable and dynamic Senior Project Accountant for a fast growing, reputable company!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a successful and reputable Architecture Firm in Downtown, Vancouver.

    What - the Role:

    Senior Project Accountant. Reporting to the Controller, the Project Accountant will be part of a dynamic accounting team and will be responsible for project set up, cost analysis, revenue recognition, invoicing, liaising with the project managers, following up with project managers regarding company-wide report for AR to see if there are any discrepancies. We are ideally seeking a candidate who is able to pick up on trends and adapt to each client’s needs for multiple different projects. In addition to keeping in constant communication with the project managers, this incumbent will have a sit-down meeting with the project managers to touch base and discuss project related financials on a monthly basis.

    Who - the Candidate:

    • Minimum 2 years of project accounting experience 
    • Experience in construction, engineering or architecture industry is preferred 
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and meet required deadlines 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with level of experience, likely in the range of $75,000 to $85,000.

    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. 

  • Senior Accountant, Financial Reporting

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic senior-level accounting job with a great Vancouver employer. Great opportunity for a CPA who wants to work in a professional environment within a fulfilling and challenging role yet still achieve good work-life balance.  Strong technical accounting skills are required, particularly within IFRS reporting. 

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    Fantastic senior-level accounting job with a great Vancouver employer. Great opportunity for a CPA who wants to work in a professional environment within a fulfilling and challenging role yet still achieve good work-life balance.  Strong technical accounting skills are required, particularly within IFRS reporting. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a reputable and very well-managed company with around 800 employees. It’s a company that promotes an innovative, passionate, and values-based work culture, as well as good work-life balance. 

    What- the Opportunity: 

    The new Senior Accountant, Financial Reportingwill report directly into a Manager, Financial Reporting and work closely with another Senior Accountant, as well as Accountants and Auditors. This is a business role requiring excellent communication and presentation skills, and the ability to build solid relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a full job description.

    The Senior Accountant will have diverse responsibilities including:
    • Financial reporting related to financial instruments
    • MD&A
    • Regulatory reporting
    • Treasury accounting
    • Process improvement projects
    • Automation and financial system optimization
    • Canadian corporate tax (previous tax experience is an asset, but not required)  

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for accounting professionals who are self-motivated and who are able to work successfully in a collaborative team environment. 
    • Strong technical skills in IFRS, particularly within IFRS 9 (financial instruments). 
    • At least 4 years’ relevant accounting experience (public practice and/or industry). 
    • CPA accounting designation is pretty much required, with some exceptions.  
    • Training in public practice is highly preferred. 
    • Experience with Canadian corporate tax is an asset but not required. 
    • Financial Services / Financial Industry experience is an asset, for example audits of treasury, investments, lending, payments processing, etc. (in-house or from public practice client portfolio) 
    • Systems savvy with ability to learn new finance systems quickly 
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), along with solid analytical and problem-solving abilities. 

    Where: 

    Vancouver, BC. Located in a vibrant part of town close to plenty of amenities. 

    How Much: 

    Base salary commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits and 4 weeks vacation. 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. 


  • Accounts Payable Specialist

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Delta, BC, CA

    Great opportunity to work for a growing company in Delta. Get to work with a wonderful accounting team! 

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    Great opportunity to work for a growing company in Delta. Get to work with a wonderful accounting team! 

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a complex North American manufacturing company with a long history and high-quality products. 

    What- the Role:

    Swim is seeking a new Accounts Payable Specialist on behalf of this successful company. The new AP Specialist will be responsible for liaising with different departments to ensure all AP invoices are approved and submitted accurately and in a timely manner. Duties will include reconciling vendor statements, working with the Controller to make sure supplier & vendor payments are processed, preparing journal entries, doing coding, responding to a variety of internal and external AP related inquiries, etc. 

    Who- the Candidate:

    We are seeking professionals with at least 1 year and ideally 2+ years of relevant work experience in a similar AP or junior accounting capacity. Experience using an ERP system is an asset, and some form of post-secondary education in a relevant field such as accounting, finance, or commerce is preferred. Great written and verbal communication skills are crucial in this role, as is the ability to collaborate closely with colleagues in accounting and other departments. 

    Where: 

    Office is located in Delta.

    How Much: 

    Generous base salary commensurate with level of experience and qualifications- please discuss with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    Swim Recruiting will be representing short-listed candidates directly to the hiring manager for consideration. If you are interested in this great A/P opportunity, please let us know today and we can discuss further! 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' and send us your resume.
  • Dealership Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    Seeking an accountant with 1-3 years’ experience in a dealership to join a well-established company in Richmond, BC.

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    Seeking an accountant with 1-3 years’ experience in a dealership to join a well-established company in Richmond, BC.

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established and well-respected mid-sized company. They have several hundred employees in their Richmond office. Their corporate culture is tightknit, people-focused, and are known to give back to the community. 

    What - the Role:

    Reporting to the Manager, Accounting, you will be responsible for: costing and pricing inventory; posting vehicle deals, preparing sales commissions, business office sales remittances, reconciliation of all vehicles schedules, month-end procedures, financial statements, analysis, and metrics.

    Who - the Candidate:

    • At least 1-3 years of relevant accounting experience in a high-volume, complex business
    • College diploma or accounting certificate
    • Must have car desk accounting experience
    • Full-cycle accounting experience
    • Must be adaptable and demonstrate ability to handle lots of changes
    • Must be hardworking and responsible; able to accommodate month end/year end deadlines
    • Detail-oriented and well-organized 
    • Strong English communication skills and interpersonal skills

    Where: 

    Richmond, BC 

    How Much:

    Ideally around $60-65k; will consider higher salaries for the right level of experience. 

    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. 

  • Senior Financial Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Swim Recruitingis seeking a Senior Financial Accountant for a fast growing, reputable company!

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    Swim Recruitingis seeking a Senior Financial Accountant for a fast growing, reputable company!

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a successful and reputable Architecture Firm in Downtown, Vancouver. 

    What - the Role:

    Senior Financial Accountant. Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Financial Accountant will be part of a dynamic accounting team. Duties will include, but are not limited to, preparing financial statements and working papers, and assisting in the planning and control of the annual audit.

    Who - the Candidate:

    • Minimum 4-5 years of progressive accounting experience  
    • CPA designation
    • Analytical mindset with strong MS Excel and proficiency in using ERP systems
    • Highly organized & ability to prioritize multiple request from various stakeholders
    • Flexible to changing business conditions and a fast-paced work environment

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver 

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with level of experience.

    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. 
  • Corporate Controller: Maternity Leave Coverage

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    A global public organization with a sound reputation and a deadline-driven environment, is seeking an experienced Controller to fulfill a 10-month maternity leave contract.

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    What: 

    A global public organization with a sound reputation and a deadline-driven environment, is seeking an experienced Controller to fulfill a 10-month maternity leave contract.

    Why: 

    This is a fabulous opportunity for a Corporate Controller with a combination of Big 4 experience and industry experience in another publicly listed organization.  You have a strong foundation of US GAAP and of developing and preparing financial management reports in addition to experience managing and leading a team.  In addition, you possess excellent management, communication and interpersonal skills, and thrive in a fast paced environment.

    Where: 

    Vancouver, BC and transit accessible in a beautiful office.

    Responsibilities of the Role:

    • Oversees accounting functions, including day-to-day activities, across all jurisdictions including Canada, the US and Europe;
    • Coordinates the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with US GAAP for filing with the Canadian and US securities commissions;
    • Analyzes and prepares technical accounting memos in accordance with US GAAP;
    • Designs and prepares management financial reports and analysis for senior executive team;
    • Reviews consolidation and supporting working papers;
    • Performs cash flow analysis and supports cash management and treasury related activities;
    • Responsible for overseeing SOX compliance for financial reporting and related controls, including documentation of related policies and procedures;
    • Oversee the administration of stock compensation plans and insider reporting;
    • Manages payroll and employee benefit processes and ensures compliance with regulatory reporting requirements;
    • Trains, supervises and develops accounting staff in Canadian office;
    • Establishes and maintains relationships with various external parties including external auditors, lawyers, bankers, vendors and payroll administration provider;
    • Performs ad hoc analysis and reporting;
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice-President of Finance or CFO.

    Requirements for the Role:

    • Professional accounting designation (CA/CMA/CGA) with a minimum of 5 to 7 years in the role and experience in managing a team
    • Strong foundation of US GAAP and public company reporting gained through experience and education
    • Excellent management, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Detail oriented with strong technical and organizational skills   
    • Dynamic personality with an ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing requirements 
    • Strong business acumen and analytical skills for effective problem resolution
    • Excellent computer skills with accounting, database and MS Office software
    • Knowledge and previous experience with AX Dynamics an asset

    How Much:

    • Competitive base salary & discretionary bonus, please discuss with your Swim recruiter

    When & How to Apply:

    Please submit your resume in a Microsoft Word format, not PDF. If you are currently registered with Swim Recruiting, please contact your Swim Recruiter directly about this role. 

  • Intermediate Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Maple Ridge, BC, CA

    This company is a local organization and been in business for over 20 years. The company is looking for a driven individual who wants a hybrid accounting role working alongside the Controller.  

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    This company is a local organization and been in business for over 20 years. The company is looking for a driven individual who wants a hybrid accounting role working alongside the Controller.  

    What - The Role:

    We are seeking an Intermediate to Senior Accountant who will be responsible for the day to day accounting functions, as well as well as some light hybrid duties within developing protocols, procedures and AP/AR. There is a lot of growth for the right individual, so someone who is looking to learn from the Controller.

    Who - The Candidate:

    We are looking for an Intermediate to Senior Accountant with a couple years of experience under their belt. Working under the Controller, the incumbent will be given a lot of mentoring and opportunities to master several areas of Accounting. The Controller is looking for someone who wants to be open to having a strong mentor to set them up for the future.

    Where: 

    Maple Ridge, BC

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills, likely in the $45-54k range. This company offers CPA and tuition assistance, benefits, and 2 weeks’ 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. 

  • Accounting Manager

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    Our client is a mid-sized technology company that has won awards for innovation and for being a great place to work.

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    Our client is a mid-sized technology company that has won awards for innovation and for being a great place to work.

    Who- the Company: 

    They have a fascinating product and an exciting history with an even more exciting future! Additionally, the company has a dynamic corporate culture with a high-performing and fun-loving workforce. Lots of great on-site amenities for employees to take advantage of. 

    What- the Role: 

    Accounting Manager, reporting to a Group Controller and directly managing 5 direct reports in Accounting, Payroll, A/P, and A/R. This is a well-rounded role involving diverse responsibilities and oversight of the company’s worldwide accounting functions. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a much more detailed job description.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking high-performing accounting & finance leaders with at least 5 years progressive, relevant experience. An accounting designation is required, as is experience managing, mentoring, and coaching a team of at least 2 direct reports.   

    • ERP- must have experience using a large ERP. 
    • Experience managing Payroll, A/P, and A/R is highly preferred, with experience overseeing a payroll for 100+ employees. 
    • International experience is an asset- particularly exposure to business operations across North America, Asia, and Europe. 
    • Technology and/or Manufacturing industry experience is preferred but not required for a quick and willing learner.   
    • Experience dealing with complex company structures

    Where: 

    Burnaby, BC in an inviting newly-renovated office. 

    How Much: 

    Attractive compensation including a competitive 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. 

  • Tax Analyst (part-time contract)

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Richmond, BC, CA

    A global public company is seeking a part-time tax professional to aid them with a variety of tax projects! Fantastic company with a great reputation- great organization to gain experience with and to have on your resume. Good role for someone busy with studies or who prefers a part-time job (likely 3 full days a week or 4 hours a day 5 days a week). 

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    A global public company is seeking a part-time tax professional to aid them with a variety of tax projects! Fantastic company with a great reputation- great organization to gain experience with and to have on your resume. Good role for someone busy with studies or who prefers a part-time job (likely 3 full days a week or 4 hours a day 5 days a week). 

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a successful, publicly-listed global company headquartered in the lower mainland with a long history of innovation. The company has a fun-loving yet hard-working corporate culture with friendly and down to earth employees. If you are a proven tax professional who is looking for an exciting global company to work for, this could be the place for you!

    Where: 

    Richmond. 

    What- the Role: 

    Tax Analyst (part-time contract) This is a fast-paced tax role with good diversity in the day-to-day responsibilities.  Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a job description. 

    Who- the Candidate:

    We are looking for friendly, hard-working, resourceful, and confident tax professionals who are clear communicators. 

    • At least 2 years’ relevant experience in tax. 
    • Experience with sales & use tax is preferred. 
    • CPA accounting designation is preferred, and completion of some or all of the CICA In-Depth courses is an asset. 
    • US Tax is preferred and having both US and Cdn would be ideal. 

    How Much:  

    Consulting hourly rate commensurate with level of tax skills, tax work experience, and tax education. There are plenty of perks at this company, including an on-site gym, bike storage, on-site exercise classes, plenty of social events, and a fantastic corporate culture!


    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.

  • Finance Manager

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Our client, a leader in Healthcare is seeking a proven Finance Manager to join their team. 

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    Our client, a leader in Healthcare is seeking a proven Finance Manager to join their team. 

    With comprehensive knowledge of GAAP, you will be responsible for the preparation of quarter end financial statements and notes, period end analysis and review of the GL, looking at the reporting and making recommendations, streamlining operations and processes, and developing key relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You will be responsible for the financial management of our client’s restricted funds, producing timely reports for grantors and acting as the key contact on internal and external audits by liaising with audit partners and managers.

    In addition to a Professional Accounting designation, the ideal candidate will have 3-4 years public practice experience and superior leadership abilities with proven experience mentoring and empowering an accounting team. 
    • Seeking a critical, high level thinker, self-motivated, and interested in learning 
    • You are politically astute, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to foster and develop sound relationships cross-functionally across an organization.  
    • Ability to handle sensitive information and situations with diplomacy and tact
    • Curious, and interested, you don’t settle for status quo, and enjoy digging into problems and finding solutions
    Our client is offering a good base salary, a robust benefits package, and great work life balance. 

  • Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis – Leadership opportunity for a talented finance professional

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    Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis – Leadership opportunity for a talented finance professional

    Our Vancouver client, a large and reputable organization in Healthcare, is looking for a Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis. The Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis plays an instrumental role in all aspects of financial planning, operational reporting, ad hoc financial/business analysis, case costing, funding analysis, project management and financial modeling. This is a hands-on leadership position that is responsible for providing relevant and value-added financial planning, analysis and reporting to senior management and external parties. This role is responsible for all aspects of the annual financial planning and budgeting process and for the preparation and provision of timely reporting and forecasting. 
    The Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis leads projects in finance, supports external negotiations with other parties and related organizations, as well as develops and implements new case costing standards, develops policies and procedures and represents the executive team on committees and other work groups.

    Responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

    • Manages and prepares the consolidation and reporting of the entire organization during the annual budgeting process. 
    • Works closely with finance team and departmental management to develop meaningful organizational financial plans, budgets and forecasts which are aligned to strategic/business objectives. Reviews and develops budget procedures and tools to continuously improve the budget process.
    • Manages the accurate and timely financial reporting process including the preparation of all period end reports. Provides operational reporting in support of key business processes across various functional areas as well as the entire organization.
    • Leads project teams or completes other projects or tasks as assigned including writing proposals, developing budget, approaching potential funding sources, hiring and supervising project workers, monitoring project progress, and writing interim and final reports. 
    • Develops and implements appropriate/best practices and standardized reporting tools. Identifies new policies and procedures as the result of new process changes, either from a process improvement or technology change.
    • Implements, coordinates and communicates best practices, procedures, policies and tools as needed.

    Qualifications

    • A professional accounting designation (CMA, CGA, or CA) or a Masters Degree in Business Administration and 4-7 years of experience in a senior finance position ideally within a large complex multi-site organization.
    • Leadership experience with an emphasis on knowledge of business planning, case costing and funding analysis, business process engineering, and business case development. 
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead, supervise and mentor a team as well as hire, train and complete performance reviews. 
    • Advanced MS Office skills, in particular with Excel and strong experience with ERP systems is a must. 
    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
    Please apply immediately as our client is looking to have someone in place very soon.  Note that only qualified applicants will be contacted for this position. Thank you.

  • ACCOUNTS PAYABLE & SALES ADMINISTRATOR

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Join a successful and fast-paced real estate company in a unique AP role that involves interesting sales support work. Seeking great communicators who enjoy collaborating with different departments and who want to get to know the dynamic real estate business. 

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    Join a successful and fast-paced real estate company in a unique AP role that involves interesting sales support work. Seeking great communicators who enjoy collaborating with different departments and who want to get to know the dynamic real estate business. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client has an over 25-year history as one of the top real estate companies in Canada. They are successful and reputable, with a fast-paced and exciting corporate work environment. The leaders there hire top performers who are motivated to develop their career long-term with a growing company.

    What - the Role:

    Accounts Payable & Sales Administrator, working alongside several other AP professionals and collaborating with a talented accounting & finance team of over 20 people. Responsibilities will involve a blend of accounts payable and sales support duties, around 50/50. This is a role involving critical thinking and a great deal of internal and external communication. Swim will provide interested candidates with a more detailed job description.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are looking for an energetic self-starter to join this company’s dynamic and collaborative team. Candidates will be detailed-oriented, adaptable, resourceful, self-motivated, and solutions-oriented. Good computer skills are a must and knowledge of Yardi Voyager is an asset, as well as experience using Excel.  

    This organization has a very fast-paced and complex environment and the AP & Sales Administrator should be able to handle multiple projects and work towards deadlines with a sense of urgency.  The ability to prioritize and multi-task is crucial in this position. Candidates will have around 2 years of progressive and relevant work experience and a thirst for learning. A natural interest in process improvement is a big plus! 

    Previous experience in real estate or another project-driven industry is very beneficial. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office. The AP & Sales Administrator will benefit from a great computer set-up and several social spaces and kitchens stocked with fresh and healthy snacks. Oh, and there are friendly dogs in the office, too! The HQ is close to many amenities and public transit, like Skytrain, Seabus, Canada Line, and West Coast Express.

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills and experience- please discuss with Swim. Plus, a fitness allowance and professional development allowance, excellent health & dental benefits, and other perks.

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are interested in and excited about this great 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.
  • Senior Accounts Payable Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    Seeking experienced AP clerks to join a well-established company in Richmond, BC. Must have high-volume, fast-paced company experience. 

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    Seeking experienced AP clerks to join a well-established company in Richmond, BC. Must have high-volume, fast-paced company experience. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established and well-respected mid-sized company. They have several hundred employees in their Richmond office. Their corporate culture is tightknit, people-focused, and are known to give back to the community. 

    What - the Role:

    Reporting to the Manager, Accounting, you will be responsible for:
    •       All AP invoices
    •       Cheque processing 
    •       Data entry 
    •       Updating vendor information 
    •       Back up AR 

    Who - the Candidate:

    •       At least 4 years of AP experience in a fast-paced, high-volume environment 
    •       Must be adaptable and demonstrate ability to handle lots of changes
    •       Must be hardworking and responsible; able to accommodate month end/year end deadlines
    •       Detail-oriented and well-organized 
    •       Strong Excel and ADP skills
    •       Strong English communication skills and interpersonal skills

    Where: 

    Richmond, BC 

    How Much:

    Ideally around $55-60k; will consider higher salaries for the right level of experience. 

    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. 

  • Intermediate Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Swim Recruiting is looking for a driven go-getter Accountant that could grow into a Controller role within a 2 year timeframe! 

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    Swim Recruiting is looking for a driven go-getter Accountant that could grow into a Controller role within a 2 year timeframe! 

    Reporting to a fantastic Controller who would be a great mentor. 

    Who- the client:

    A rapidly growing company located in Vancouver.

    What- the role: 

    Intermediate accountant

    We are looking for an Intermediate Accountant who, reporting directly to the Controller, will be responsible for
    full-cycle accounting within our rapidly-growing Vancouver company.

    Responsibilities:
    • Full-cycle accounting: overseeing payroll processing, maintenance of accounts receivable and accounts
    payable, reconciling key accounts
    • Adhering to month-end and year-end filing requirements
    • Managing government filings and remittances (GST, Payroll)
    • Support with ongoing reporting and compliance requirements
    • Supporting the business by providing key financial information on a timely basis

    Benefits:
    • Salary will be commensurate with experience
    • Benefits available after three months
    • A great working environment which supports a West Coast lifestyle!

    Requirements:
    Personal Characteristics:
    • Organized - takes pride in staying organized and managing responsibilities and tasks without things
    slipping through the cracks
    • Driven - self-motivated and driven to push things forward no matter the circumstance
    • Independent - ability to communicate effectively with the team, but also act authoritatively on their own
    • Personable - able to build and maintain solid relationships with vendors, clients, and co-workers

    Qualifications:
    • Minimum 3-5 years' experience in full cycle accounting
    • Previous construction experience preferred but not mandatory
    • Post-secondary education in accounting, preferably CPA Designation
    • Exceptional literary and communication skills
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word
    • Experience with accounting software systems, such as Sage 100 Construction

    Where: 

    Vancouver

    When & How to Apply: 

    If this role interests to you, please contact your Swim Recruiter to discuss further or apply now. This search is moving quickly!

  • Chief Compliance Officer

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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    Title: Chief Compliance Officer: Great opportunity to lead the compliance function for a fantastic company in Vancouver!


    Who the company: Our client a friendly, family-oriented company in the real estate industry with a fantastic culture and many long-term employees.


    Position Purpose: We are looking for a full-time Chief Compliance Officer at our head office located in Downtown Vancouver. As we look towards securities registration to bring our investment opportunities to outside investors and partners, the Chief Compliance Officer position is responsible for successfully navigating through the securities registration process, ensuring regulatory compliance, establishing and executing compliance programs, and keeping up to date with compliance requirements within Canadian regulations and the investment industry. If you are positive, business-oriented, hardworking and hold yourself to high ethical standards, we want to hear from you!


    Responsibilities:

    • Navigate the securities registration process and putting in place an internal compliance program;
    • Maintain integrity of compliance program by performing periodic compliance risk assessments and ensuring compliance issues are identified, addressed and escalated;
    • Stay current with the regulatory environment and ensure internal compliance program incorporates any new laws and regulations;
    • Assist with internal and external audits and ensure all regulatory registration and filing obligations are met;
    • Have an effective process in place to on board clients, including those who are non-Canadian residents or entities such as trusts, limited partnerships and corporations;
    • Create an effective system of client and file documentation for both internal compliance and regulatory purposes;
    • Able to address and respond to regulatory inquiries as required; and
    • Assist in other aspects on the business as required

    Qualifications:

    • A combination of experience and qualifications required to register as a “Investment Fund Manager – Chief Compliance Officer” as set out in the Nation Instrument 31-103 section 3.14 (https://www.bcsc.bc.ca/Securities_Law/Policies/Policy3/PDF/31-103__NI___June_12__2018/);
    • 3 years of relevant securities industry work experience;
    • CFA, CA, CGA, CMA or professional designation as a lawyer;
    • Successfully pass relevant proficiency exam(s);
    • Functional knowledge of Canadian registration and filing requirements;
    • Experience with using reporting portals such as SEDAR and NRD;
    • Reasonable understanding of securities offered to investors, especially real estate related;
    • Ability to develop positive and professional relationships with senior management and clients while practicing excellent verbal and written communication skills; and
    • Strong time management skills, attention to detail and an innovative problem solver.


    Where: Vancouver, BC. 


    How Much:Competitive salary ideally around $100,000-120,000 (possibly a bit higher), plus benefits and perks.


    When & How to Apply: If you are qualified for, and interested in, this opportunity with a fantastic Vancouver-based organization, 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' and send us your resume. All candidate applications are treated very confidentially. 


  • Senior Project Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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    Who - the Company: 

    Swim Recruiting has been engaged to recruit on behalf of a small and successful real estate business with a tight-knit and fun-loving corporate culture. We have placed many people with this company before and can attest firsthand to it being a GREAT place to work! They hire people who are self-motivated yet collaborative. This company has social events throughout the year, and they look for people who can strike the balance between hard-working and fun-loving. The company is currently seeking a new Senior Project Accountant to add to their team’s success.


    What - the Role:

    Senior Project Accountant, permanent full-time employee. This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to grow into a Controller position in the next 1-2 years. Responsibilities are as follows: 


    Project Accounting & Analysis

    • Preparation of project review worksheets including projected budgets and projected cashflows to assist Project Managers with monthly reporting deadlines
    • Assist with project related annual budgeting process
    • Job cost reconciliations and direct cost entries 
    • Assist with quarter-end and year-end project related working papers
    • Variance Analysis comparing actual project costs to budgeted project costs and ensuring costs to complete are sufficient 


    Project Reporting

    • Prepare monthly consolidated project related cashflows 
    • Prepare monthly Project Performance Summary
    • Preparation and reconciliation of monthly project COS/WIP/Deferred Revenue reporting
    • Prepare and maintain equipment monthly reporting & analysis 
    • Creation of new reports through queries as requested


    Who - the Candidate:

    We are looking for CPA-designated accountants who are bright, professional, confident, and dynamic. This is a wonderful career opportunity for someone who really wants to grow with a Vancouver-based real estate company. We are seeking solid project accountants 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, continuing education, travel, etcetera. 


    The new Senior Project Accountant will be someone with strong attention to detail and the ability to handle a variety of work. Strong communication skills are key, as is the desire to create new efficiencies and to improve systems, processes, and procedures in corporate accounting. As the role is dynamic, the ideal candidate is flexible and adaptable to changes in a growing environment while maintaining strong support for their team.


    The new Senior Project Accountant will have: 

    • CPA Accounting Designation and Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance 
    • At least 2+ years of progressive project accounting experience
    • Must have experience working in a real estate firm- construction or development real estate
    • Strong interpersonal, written & oral communication skills are paramount in this role
    • Business acumen; ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships internally with colleagues & senior management as well as externally with key vendors & business partners 
    • Strong analytical and organizational skills 
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced and high-change environment 
    • Team oriented, self-motivated, and collaborative with proven results 
    • Strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize tasks


    Where: Located in a great location in Vancouver, close to Granville Island.


    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with depth and breadth of relevant experience and education- please discuss with Swim. Benefits package, including extended health & dental and fully paid MSP.


    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. 


  • Invoicing Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

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    Who- the Company: Stable and successful manufacturing and distribution company that was established over 25 years ago.


    Where: East Richmond. There is a bus that goes there that some of the employees use, and there is plenty of free parking. Good driving commute for people living in Richmond, Delta, Burnaby, and New Westminster.


    What- the Role: Invoicing Clerk reporting into the Controller. This role includes primarily invoicing as well as a combination of A/P and A/R support, and administrative work. This is mostly an accounting role, but there are administrative duties, as well, including answering the phone when reception is closed, sending out couriers. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 

    • Prepare all invoices and credit memos to customers using ERP system (SAP) and Excel (review pricing, freight, taxes and other details for accuracy) and forward to customer in method required (i.e. mail, email, spreadsheet, customer portal, etc.). 
    • Process all credit card payments and post to SAP 
    • Open mail, distribute, and prepare list of cheques received 
    • Stamp and mail outgoing correspondence 
    • Work together with A/R and A/P clerks, and cross-train so as to be able to support back-up support during vacations or sick days 
    • Answer general phone line as required 
    • Order office supplies 
    • Coordinate with office cleaners 


    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking a candidate with 1-5 years’ work experience (combination of clerical accounting and administrative, ideally), some education in the accounting field, and a good understanding of debits & credits. 

    • Exposure to a mid-tier ERP is ideal (SAP, Great Plains, etc.) 
    • Must be detail-oriented and efficient. 
    • Basic to Intermediate Excel skills. 
    • We are seeking someone who has good customer service abilities and a friendly communication style (in-person, phone, and email), an inquiring and logical mind, loyal and dedicated, professional, and detail-oriented.


    How Much: Commensurate with level of relevant experience and skills.


    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 in Word format.


  • Commercial Property Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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    Who- the Company: Our client is one of North America’s top real estate developers, with extensive experience developing, and managing innovative projects.


    Where: Downtown, Vancouver


    What- the Role: Commercial Property Accountant reporting into the Controller. Responsibilities include –


    • Triple net and gross lease accounting, tenant move in/out, rent roll, process AR and AP
    • Perform credit checks, set up new tenants, and verify and approve lease abstracts
    • Verify and approve move in letters and charges
    • Administer demand defaults, rental increases, tenant files, and security deposits
    • Set up new properties and update and change tenant information as required
    • Administer preauthorized payments
    • Prepare annual CAM / Tax recoveries and budgets
    • Monthly / Quarterly budget variance analysis
    • GST returns, bank reconciliations, and cash management reporting
    • Accrual / adjusting entries, assist in annual year end working paper files
    • Liaison with Property Managers and tenants in a timely and professional manner as required
    • Assist Controllers, COO, and CFO if required


    Who- the Candidate: Minimum 5 years of Commercial Property Accounting experience is a must have. Must have experience working in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency. 


    • Minimum of 5 years commercial property management accounting
    • Excellent communication skills and deadline-oriented nature
    • Attention to detail and accuracy to ensure high quality of work
    • Timberline experience is beneficial


    How Much: Base salary commensurate with level of experience


    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 in Word format.


  • Accounts Payable Coordinator

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Vancouver, BC, CA

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    Who - the Company: Our client has a fascinating business with great values- it’s a company you can be very proud to work for. They have several offices across Canada and just under 200 employees. You’ll get to work with great people in a fast-paced and fun-loving culture!


    What- the Role: Accounts Payable Coordinator, reporting into the Finance Manager and working alongside several others in accounting and finance. This is a 6-month contract to start, with good chance for conversion to permanent employee status if it’s a great match. 

    The new Accounts Payable Coordinator will maintain the accounts payable system and integrity of the general ledger by:


    • Matching invoices with purchase orders and ensure appropriate approvals
    • Ensuring compliance with company’s purchasing, travel and financial policies
    • Reviewing accuracy, coding, and approvals of expenditure claims and invoices
    • Entering all transactions into accounting system accurately
    • Reconciling supplier statements and credit card statements
    • Ensuring all cheques are mailed or couriered upon signing
    • Completing other ad hoc projects as required


    Who- the Candidate: We are looking for candidates who are self-motivated and able to work successfully in a collaborative team environment. 

    • At least 1 year of relevant A/P or junior accounting work experience in a corporate environment. 
    • Past experience using a large accounting system is required- ideally an ERP such as SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle, JD Edwards, etc. 
    • Post-secondary Accounting Education, such as a Diploma in Accounting or a Bachelor’s Degree with a focus on Accounting.  
    • Intermediate-level Excel skills. 
    • Qualified candidates will be self-motivated team players with excellent communication skills (written & verbal). 
    • Very strong multi-tasking and communication skills
    • Attention to detail and accuracy are essential


    Where: Vancouver. Great location for people living in Kitsilano, Dunbar, West Point Grey, Kerrisdale, etc. Transit-accessible.


    How Much: Salary commensurate with experience, plus excellent health & dental benefits and other perks including bonus time off. 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. 


  • Assistant Controller

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | New Westminster, BC

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    Who- the Company:This company has been in business for over 30 years. This organization doesn’t believe in micro-managing and treats their employees well with a good benefits package, bonus plan, and friendly office environment. Employees in the organization tend to have a long tenure because they get to work with a tight-knit team and the leadership empowers staff to take initiative.


    What- the Role:Swim Recruiting is seeking a new Divisional Controller to join a successful manufacturing company. The new Div. Controller will work take care of the full-cycle accounting and finance for a subsidiary company, as well as support accounting & finance for the corporate group of companies. Responsibilities will include preparation of monthly statements for multiple companies, corporate reporting, ad hoc analysis (particularly of inventory), preparation of reports for management, audit, tax, review of A/P, WCB, and system optimization. This job involves operational accounting, project accounting, and inventory accounting as well as traditional corporate accounting role. This role will entail a great deal of communication internally and externally with a variety of people. Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a thorough job description. 


    Why:If you are a self-starter who takes initiative and enjoys learning the business and the operations while providing excellent financial reporting and full-cycle accounting, then this could be a great job for you! 


    Where:New Westminster, BC. The office location is transit friendly and fairly close to shopping, cafes, and restaurants.


    Who- the Candidate:


    • 5+ years’ progressive experience in accounting roles. Public practice training is highly preferred. 
    • CPA Accounting designation (or very close to fully completing the CPA program) 
    • Inventory accounting and/or project accounting experience is an asset 
    • Systems savvy- using a report-writing tool, an inventory accounting software, and a lot of Excel. 
    • Excellent communication skills- ability to interact and effectively communicate internally with people in sales and operations, as well as externally with key business partners. 
    • Business-minded- we are seeking people who are eager to work with a successful and entrepreneurial company. The ideal Divisional Controller will be someone who will take the time to get to know the company’s business and operations. 
    • US Reporting and US Operations experience is a plus (the Group’s largest company is US-based), as is experience informally supervising and mentoring junior accountants. 


    How Much:


    • Salary commensurate with experience and skills, please discuss with Swim   
    • Generous Health & Dental benefits 
    • Discretionary performance-based bonus (based on individual and company performance, please discuss with Swim) 
    • 3 weeks’ vacation 


    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 in Word format.



  • Accounting Supervisor

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a successful Canadian organization with an over 30-year old history. They have several offices in the lower mainland and are stable and financially successful. 

    What- the Role: Accounting Supervisor, mentoring and overseeing the work of 6 accountants at the head office and 4 accountants based in the smaller offices. Supporting the Controller with month-end processes, as well as annual budgeting, monthly financial statements, and internal controls. The Accounting Supervisor will also be responsible for payroll accounting, which constitutes around 4 work days a month.  Reporting to the Controller and who in turn reports to the VP Finance. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidate with a more detailed job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking an accounting professional who has a knack for process improvements and organizing the work output of a busy accounting team. Candidates will have some form of supervisory or team lead experience. CPA designation is preferred, if not, the active and serious pursuit of CPA designation. 

    Where: Located in a corporate head office within a vibrant Vancouver neighbourhood close to amenities and shopping. 

    How Much: Base salary plus an RRSP match, 3 weeks vacation, and eligibility for a discretionary performance-base bonus. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: This search is moving quickly! Swim is 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.


  • Corporate Internal Auditor

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a well-established leading manufacturer and distributor with facilities cross Canada and the United States.  


    Where: Richmond, British Columbia


    What- the Role: Corporate Internal Auditor reporting into the Manager of Internal Audit. This role is a newly created head count, due to continued growth and strong performance of the Company. The Corporate Internal Auditor will plan, execute and oversee independent value-added audit and advisory services to all of the Company’s entities and investigation into suspected fraudulent activities.  Moreover, the Corporate Internal Auditor is expected to partner with all internal audit team members to drive the continuing success of the function. Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.


    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking individuals who have a laid back, yet dynamic and outgoing personality, have the ability to give opinion based on sound judgment and make a decision, and possess a strong communicative ability when presenting creative ideas in a tactful, well thought out manner.  


    Experience and Technical Skills:


    • Recognized university degree and a recognized accounting designation (CPA, CPA, CA/CGA/CMA).
    • Knowledge of formalized internal control frameworks and risk assessment methodologies.
    • Demonstrated experience in performing operational, financial and/or information technology audits.  
    • Proficiency in drafting a variety of clear and concise reports for a diverse audience that includes value added, common sense recommendations.
    • Possession of, or intentions of obtaining (within a reasonable time from assuming the position) advanced professional certifications (CIA, CFE, CCSA).
    • Specific industry knowledge and experience in manufacturing and distribution.  In particular, costing and related variance analyses.


    How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience and skills, please discuss directly with Swim.


    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 in Word format


  • Part-Time Bookkeeper (Flexible Schedule)

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a successful and well-established Law Firm with a positive culture.  


    Where: Downtown, Vancouver


    What- the Role: Part-time Bookkeeper (3 days a week – flexible schedule). Duties include -

    • Posting accounting transactions
    • Managing accounts payable and accounts receivable
    • Banking
    • Year end trust reporting
    • Managing closed file storage
    • Office administration (primary point of contact with benefits provider, insurers and other suppliers).

    This position is supported by an accountant who looks after preparing month end and year end financial reports and payroll.


    Who- the Candidate:

    • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a bookkeeper/office administrator, preferably with experience in law firm trust accounting
    • Self-starter
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


    How Much: $24 - $27/hr


    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 in Word format.


  • Billing Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Vancouver, AB, CA

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a successful and well-established Engineering Firm with a very positive culture and an open-door policy.


    Where: Downtown, Vancouver


    What- the Role: Billing Clerk reporting into the Controller. This is a temp to perm role – 3 months to start with a high possibility for the role to become permanent for the right candidate. Duties include - 


    • Billing – coordinate with project managers & controller to prepare billing invoices for the different branches
    • Respond to Billing Inquiry emails
    • Send out invoices to the customers
    • Prepare Bank deposits
    • Keep track and process accounts and incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures
    • Perform day to day financial transactions including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivable data
    • Verify discrepancies by and resolve clients’ billing issues
    • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted.
    • Prepare various weekly and monthly billing & reports.
    • Collections - Monitor accounts & take appropriate actions with customers to arrange for payment
    • Issue monthly billings statements for customers
    • Ensure that delinquent customers are contacted on a continual basis
    • Enlist the efforts of project managers, when necessary to accelerate the collection process.
    • Open projects in the system
    • Add tasks to projects


    Who- the Candidate:

    • Experience in the Construction, Architect/Engineering industry preferable
    • Project Accounting Experience 
    • Full cycle accounting experience
    • Proficient in Excel & Word 
    • Strong Analytical Skills
    • Experience with reconciling accounts & resolving discrepancies
    • Strong Knowledge of Accounting Principles with the ability to Identify and recommend new approaches and process improvements
    • Ability to deal with high volumes


    How Much: Commensurate with experience, likely around $22/hr


    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 in Word format.


  • Benefits and Payroll Assistant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a well-established, reputable global tech company with a fun and upbeat team environment.


    What- the Role: Benefits and Payroll Assistant, reporting into the Controller. Duties include:


    • Manage the day-to-day benefits operations and assist with payroll as required

    • Enroll and terminate employees for the benefits provider and MSP, and reconcile on a monthly basis
    • Reconcile and remit WCB payments
    • Record and track Time off in lieu amounts
    • Proper recordkeeping of enrollments, waiting periods, work permit expiry
    • Make any necessary changesand updates
    • Record adjustments, retroactive payments and calculate taxablebenefits.
    • Manage companycell phone accountsand reconcile payments
    • Reconcile all GL accountsrelated to benefits
    • Be a back-up for the payrollfunction, process new hires, timesheet, payroll changes
    • Maintain vacation accruals on payrollsystem. Liaise withHR when discrepancies occur
    • Benefits reconciliation for terminations
    • Answer employeebenefit inquiries
    • Host benefit session for new hires
    • Act as liaison betweenemployees and health insurance provider


    Who- the Candidate: 


    • Minimum 2 years’benefits administration experience
    • Good understanding of different benefitplans (Health &Dental, Life Insurance, LTD, AD&D)
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Experience dealing with employees’ benefitsqueries
    • Proficient skills in Excel


    Where: Vancouver, in a beautiful office. Very transit accessible and conveniently close to lots of amenities. 


    How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience and skills, please discuss directly with Swim. This company offers a competitive total compensation package.


    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 in Word format


  • Senior Internal Auditor- global public company

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Greater Vancouver, BC

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    Who- the Company: Large, complex, and reputable global company headquartered in Greater Vancouver. Publicly-listed. 


    What- the Job: The new Senior Internal Auditor will lead diverse audits for the company, including financial audits, operational audits, and strategic audits. The Sr. IA will help develop the annual internal audit planning and execute on a variety of risk management and internal audit activities. This is a fantastic way to get to know a complex and fascinating business inside & outThe company has made several acquisitions in recent years, and the Sr. IA will be helping in a variety of areas pertaining to post-acquisition risk management, internal controls, and internal audit integration. Swim can provide interested candidates with a thorough job description. Please note this role will involve around 20% global work travel. 


    Who- the Candidate: We are looking for highly analytical individuals who are business-minded, hands-on yet strategic, and eager to learn. Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders, including executive leadership, are essential. 


    • CPA designation is required. CIA and/or CISA certification is a major asset. 
    • At least 2 years’ recent and relevant work experience in audit (ideally internal audit, potentially only from public practice) and understanding of public company internal controls and SOX compliance projects. 
    • Strong communication abilities and presentation skills 


    How Much: Generous compensation total package commensurate with experience, including performance-based bonus, great benefits, RRSP match, professional development support, and a top-notch working environment. Please discuss further with Swim!


    When & How to Apply: If you are qualified for, and interested in, this great IA opportunity with a high-profile Vancouver corporation, 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' and send us your resume. 


  • Project Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a successful real estate company with an impressive history and great reputation.  


    Where: Vancouver. 


    What- the Role: The company is seeking a new Project Accountant to work in the company’s collaborative team. Responsibilities will be diverse and will span such areas as project analysis, budgeting, preparing project review worksheets, project reporting, process improvements, overseeing project accounts payable, and ad hoc project. Reporting to the Manager of Project Reporting and Analysis. Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a more thorough job description.


    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking finance professionals who are analytical, passionate about doing high quality work, and effective and personable communicators. Qualified candidates will have their CPA designation or actively pursuing their CPA and will have at least 2 years relevant project accounting experience. Experience in the real estate sector is highly preferred.


    How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, plus good benefits and a performance-based bonus.


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving 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. Swim is presenting shortlisted candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration.

  • Accounting Administrator for a growing and fascinating Manufacturing Company!

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

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    Our client, a small but growing manufacturing company located in Richmond in a fascinating industry is looking for an Accounting Administrator- This role is 80% Accounting and 20% Reception.

    This position has come up as the person that was in this role was recently promoted. The company is growing and there could be further growth for this person!

    What- the Opportunity: Working in a small team and reporting to the CFO, The Accounting Administrator will be responsible for 80% Accounting responsibilities including Accounts Payable, Receivables, analyzing and following up on payables and data entry as well as 20% reception related work. 

    Duties include:

    Accounting:

    · Process Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable

    · Process accounting vouchers for approval

    · Perform reconciliation of accounts

    · Analyze, monitor and update costing of inventory system

    · Prepare export documents such as material packing list, shipping documents, etc.

    · Data entry into accounting system for all related accounting modules

    · Other general accounting duties as required


    Reception / general administration:

    · Greet visitors, handle telephone calls, pick up company mail

    · Coordinate courier of parcels/packages


    Qualifications- Must Haves:

    · Accounting diploma or equivalent

    · Minimum two years working experience in a related accounting position

    · Some reception skills and experience an asset

    · Good organizational skills, ability to multi tasks

    · Good communication and interpersonal skills

    · Excellent computer skills


    Qualifications- Nice to Haves:

    · Knowledge of Syspro 7 an asset

    In addition to the technical qualifications listed in the job description, the candidate we are looking for is detail oriented, has good working attitude, has good analytical and problem solving skills, has people skills and demonstrated stability in their past role. 

    How Much: Base salary is commensurate with experience, please discuss with Swim. Range is: $40-50K.

    When & How to Apply: Swim will be presenting candidates directly to the hiring team and will conduct reference checks and a background check on the finalist. If you are qualified for, and interested in this role please don’t delay. This search will be moving quickly. 




  • Accounting Manager, Property Accounting

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Who- the Company: Our client is a reputable and high-growth real estate development company with millions of square feet of retail, industrial, office, and residential properties, plus a large parcel of land awaiting development. The company has a collaborative and high-performing team of over 250 people and there is lots of room for growing and development.

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a reputable and high-growth real estate development company with millions of square feet of retail, industrial, office, and residential properties, plus a large parcel of land awaiting development. The company has a collaborative and high-performing team of over 250 people and there is lots of room for growing and development.

    What- the Role:  Accounting Manager, Property Accounting, reporting to the VP Finance. The new Acct Mgr will lead a team of 6-7 direct reports including designated and experienced property accountants. Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a detailed job description. The Acct Mgr and his or her team will ensure property financials are closed accurately and on time, while also leading process improvements and managing ad hoc projects.

    Who- the Candidate: We are seeking a designated CPA who has relevant and progressive work experience in property accounting, of course, but also has the personality and overall soft skills to mesh well with a collaborative, hard-working, and entrepreneurial team. 

    • CPA designation
    • 7+ years accounting experience in a complex organization, including at least 2 years in a real estate / property management company 
    • 3+ years managing 3+ direct reports
    • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced work environment
    • Top notch communication and interpersonal skills  
    • Experience with an ERP is highly preferred

    Where: Headquartered in a beautiful corporate office in downtown Vancouver, just a few steps away from a SkyTrain station and plenty of downtown amenities.  

    How Much: Generous base salary commensurate with experience and skills- please discuss with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: Swim Recruiting will be representing short-listed candidates directly to the HR and hiring team for consideration. If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity with a reputable, well-established, and highly successful real estate company, please do not hesitate to let me know soon! 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' and send us your resume.
  • Payroll and Benefits Specialist

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    Who- the company: Our client is a well-established company with a friendly, genuine and professional atmosphere.

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    Who- the company: Our client is a well-established company with a friendly, genuine and professional atmosphere.

    Where - the location Richmond BC

    What- the Role: Payroll and Benefits Specialist - Reporting to the Payroll and Benefits Manager, this role will play an integral part in the Payroll & Benefits function.

    Duties & Responsibilities
    • Responsible for managing the payroll and benefits function for the whole company
    • Process bi-weekly and year-end payroll for salaried, hourly and commission-based employees in a timely and accurate manner using ADP, and Advanced Tracker systems
    • Administer the employee Group Benefit Plan including initial set-up for new hires, employee record maintenance and status changes
    • Reconciliation of recurring payroll and benefit accounts and statements (Receiver General remittances, WCB remittances, health/dental, MSP, Life, and LTD insurance)
    • Responsible for tracking and maintaining employee vacation time
    • Work with Department Managers on ad-hoc payroll reporting and management training on Advanced Tracker
    • Provide high-end customer service to managers and employees regarding their pay and benefits queries
    • Develop and maintain sound cross-functional relationships across the business
    • Review existing payroll processes and systems, recommending updates and improvements as required

    Who- the Candidate:

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • 3+ years of experience in a Payroll & Benefits role. 
    • PCP and PCM or equivalent Payroll designations an asset
    • Advanced computer and IT skills, especially in Microsoft Office applications
    • Experience with creating process improvement and efficiency
    • Ability to multi-task and operate in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent customer service skills working with managers and employees
    • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication

    How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience and skills

    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 in Word format. 
  • Property Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Who- the Company: Our client is a successful property management firm. Their management expertise includes the operations and management of Commercial buildings, Mixed-use buildings, Shopping Centers, and Industrial buildings and Lands, Multi-family apartment buildings.  

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a successful property management firm. Their management expertise includes the operations and management of Commercial buildings, Mixed-use buildings, Shopping Centers, and Industrial buildings and Lands, Multi-family apartment buildings.  

    What- the Role: The new Property Accountant will be responsible for managing a portfolio of 15 buildings, which will include a mix of Residential, Commercial and Strata buildings under management. Due to forecasted growth of the organization, there is anticipated opportunity for career growth and for a high performer.

    What- the Responsibilities:
    • Full cycle accounting experience
    • Full cycles Accounts payables & Accounts Receivable experience 
    • GST Returns
    • Monthly bank reconciliations 
    • Monthly report preparation 

    Who- the Candidate…
    Technical Skills & Experience: 
    • 1-2 years' full cycle accounting experience, and at least 1 year property accounting experience. 
    • Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Business or accounting is a huge asset. 
    • Intermediate knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
    • Experience in using a computerized property management accounting system. 

    Soft Skills: 
    • Strong verbal and written communication abilities,interpersonal skills, and presentation skills
    • Proactive, conscientious, and reliable 
    • Upbeat, highly self-motivated, hard-working, and friendly team player
    • Adept at planning, organizing, prioritizing and executing simultaneous projects and activities with competing deadlines 
    Where: North Vancouver. It is very transit accessible.

    How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience. Reimbursement of $500 yearly towards benefits, 50% MSP is subsidized and vacation. Please discuss with Swim Recruiting in further detail. 

    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! Please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume in Word format.