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Swim Recruiting is recruiting for a Recruiter- now repeat that 3 times fast!

Who- the Company:

Swim Recruiting is a successful and well-established boutique recruitment firm with a positive reputation due to our team of talented and dedicated recruiters as well as our honest and genuine business approach.  Swim was founded in 2007 and our company continues to grow- 33 people and counting! Swim Recruiters made placements with over 130 companies last year- companies that are publicly listed, private, public sector, and NPO, organizations in a wide variety of industries, small companies and huge companies.

At Swim, we believe that each person has their own style when it comes to being a successful Recruitment Consultant. We do not believe in placing unrealistic and over-bearing KPIs on the day-to-day running of your desk; instead, we trust your ability and give you the tools, space, and resources to do your job effectively and efficiently. We don’t micromanage… instead, we support you, trust you, and let you get on with it. As a result of the way we believe in doing business, we have experienced tremendous success in attracting the strongest candidates and developing solid relationships with some of the most respected employers in Vancouver.
  • 100% Vancouver owned and operated Company
  • Balanced work hard/play hard culture
  • Generous commission structure (that hasn’t changed in over 10 years!)
  • Flexible work schedules

What- the Role: 

Recruitment Consultant, working alongside many others on the successful Accounting & Finance, Administration, and Human Resources recruitment team. We work on entry-level roles right on up to executive-level roles, and short-term temp, long-term contract, and permanent positions. Swim’s most pressing need is for an experienced Recruiter who specializes in intermediate-to-senior level accounting & finance recruitment. Although we already have great candidate and client networks, there are still plenty of people and companies in this city and beyond that we could be working with! The sky is the limit for a driven Recruiter.

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking an experienced, talented, and self-motivated Accounting & Finance Recruitment Consultant to join our close-knit and top-notch A&F recruitment team. This will be a permanent full-time role, in which you will be surrounded by some of the best and most experienced recruiters in Vancouver under the leadership of well-networked and knowledgeable Vancouver recruitment veterans. We will be reviewing every application on a case-by-case basis but preference will be given to those with prior experience in Accounting & Finance recruitment, with secondary preference for Human Resources and/or Administration recruitment.

Culturally, you will be the type of person who loves to have a laugh at the office and you do not take yourself too seriously. You have an entrepreneurial mindset, take initiative, are results oriented, and have a strong sense of urgency. Swimmers are a fun bunch of people who like to work hard but also believe playing hard to be just as important; this relaxed and down to earth attitude has been key to our success with both candidates and clients who find it easy to relate to us on a personal level.

What- the Qualifications:

  • Over 18 months of full-cycle recruitment experience in a Recruiting Firm. 
  • Experience recruiting within Accounting & Finance!
  • Excellent communication skills- verbal, non-verbal, and written
  • Experience working on a high volume of diverse searches
  • Experience using an ATS as well as recruitment platforms such as LinkedIn

Where: 

Based at Swim’s super transit friendly downtown Vancouver office inside Waterfront Station- 601 West Cordova Street.

Why: 

We need to grow our awesome team to keep up with the amazing demand that we've created in the local A&F industry. We guarantee your days will be full and busy, with no shortage of searches to work on! At time of writing this posting we have 55+ searches open in Accounting & Finance alone.

How Much:

  • Swim offers two options- full commission (this has the highest earning potential!) or base salary plus lower % of commissions.
  • 23 “Swim Days”- to be used for vacation, personal days, family days- whatever you want! Plus, Swim often closes the office for a few bonus days at Christmas.
  • Health & Dental benefits
  • Cell phone plan reimbursement
  • Annual reward trip for top performers (2020 trip is to Mexico!)
  • Etcetera, etcetera… let’s talk!

When & How to Apply: 

If this role sounds like you and you want to hear more, please don’t hesitate to apply- hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume.  Swim Recruiting will of course fully respect all candidate confidentiality. We have hired recruiters from other agencies with non-competes.   
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We don’t micromanage… instead, we support you, trust you, and let you get on with it. As a result of the way we believe in doing business, we have experienced tremendous success in attracting the strongest candidates and developing solid relationships with some of the most respected employers in Vancouver.100% Vancouver owned and operated CompanyBalanced work hard/play hard cultureGenerous commission structure (that hasn’t changed in over 10 years!)Flexible work schedulesWhat- the Role: Recruitment Consultant, working alongside many others on the successful Accounting & Finance, Administration, and Human Resources recruitment team. We work on entry-level roles right on up to executive-level roles, and short-term temp, long-term contract, and permanent positions. Swim’s most pressing need is for an experienced Recruiter who specializes in intermediate-to-senior level accounting & finance recruitment. Although we already have great candidate and client networks, there are still plenty of people and companies in this city and beyond that we could be working with! The sky is the limit for a driven Recruiter.Who- the Candidate: We are seeking an experienced, talented, and self-motivated Accounting & Finance Recruitment Consultant to join our close-knit and top-notch A&F recruitment team. This will be a permanent full-time role, in which you will be surrounded by some of the best and most experienced recruiters in Vancouver under the leadership of well-networked and knowledgeable Vancouver recruitment veterans. We will be reviewing every application on a case-by-case basis but preference will be given to those with prior experience in Accounting & Finance recruitment, with secondary preference for Human Resources and/or Administration recruitment.Culturally, you will be the type of person who loves to have a laugh at the office and you do not take yourself too seriously. You have an entrepreneurial mindset, take initiative, are results oriented, and have a strong sense of urgency. Swimmers are a fun bunch of people who like to work hard but also believe playing hard to be just as important; this relaxed and down to earth attitude has been key to our success with both candidates and clients who find it easy to relate to us on a personal level.What- the Qualifications:Over 18 months of full-cycle recruitment experience in a Recruiting Firm. Experience recruiting within Accounting & Finance!Excellent communication skills- verbal, non-verbal, and writtenExperience working on a high volume of diverse searchesExperience using an ATS as well as recruitment platforms such as LinkedInWhere: Based at Swim’s super transit friendly downtown Vancouver office inside Waterfront Station- 601 West Cordova Street.Why: We need to grow our awesome team to keep up with the amazing demand that we've created in the local A&F industry. We guarantee your days will be full and busy, with no shortage of searches to work on! At time of writing this posting we have 55+ searches open in Accounting & Finance alone.How Much:Swim offers two options- full commission (this has the highest earning potential!) or base salary plus lower % of commissions.23 “Swim Days”- to be used for vacation, personal days, family days- whatever you want! Plus, Swim often closes the office for a few bonus days at Christmas.Health & Dental benefitsCell phone plan reimbursementAnnual reward trip for top performers (2020 trip is to Mexico!)Etcetera, etcetera… let’s talk!When & How to Apply: If this role sounds like you and you want to hear more, please don’t hesitate to apply- hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume. Swim Recruiting will of course fully respect all candidate confidentiality. We have hired recruiters from other agencies with non-competes. 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Swim Recruiting is recruiting for a Recruiter- now repeat that 3 times fast!

Who- the Company:

Swim Recruiting is a successful and well-established boutique recruitment firm with a positive reputation due to our team of talented and dedicated recruiters as well as our honest and genuine business approach.  Swim was founded in 2007 and our company continues to grow- 33 people and counting! Swim Recruiters made placements with over 130 companies last year- companies that are publicly listed, private, public sector, and NPO, organizations in a wide variety of industries, small companies and huge companies.

At Swim, we believe that each person has their own style when it comes to being a successful Recruitment Consultant. We do not believe in placing unrealistic and over-bearing KPIs on the day-to-day running of your desk; instead, we trust your ability and give you the tools, space, and resources to do your job effectively and efficiently. We don’t micromanage… instead, we support you, trust you, and let you get on with it. As a result of the way we believe in doing business, we have experienced tremendous success in attracting the strongest candidates and developing solid relationships with some of the most respected employers in Vancouver.
  • 100% Vancouver owned and operated Company
  • Balanced work hard/play hard culture
  • Generous commission structure (that hasn’t changed in over 10 years!)
  • Flexible work schedules

What- the Role: 

Recruitment Consultant, working alongside many others on the successful Accounting & Finance, Administration, and Human Resources recruitment team. We work on entry-level roles right on up to executive-level roles, and short-term temp, long-term contract, and permanent positions. Swim’s most pressing need is for an experienced Recruiter who specializes in intermediate-to-senior level accounting & finance recruitment. Although we already have great candidate and client networks, there are still plenty of people and companies in this city and beyond that we could be working with! The sky is the limit for a driven Recruiter.

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking an experienced, talented, and self-motivated Accounting & Finance Recruitment Consultant to join our close-knit and top-notch A&F recruitment team. This will be a permanent full-time role, in which you will be surrounded by some of the best and most experienced recruiters in Vancouver under the leadership of well-networked and knowledgeable Vancouver recruitment veterans. We will be reviewing every application on a case-by-case basis but preference will be given to those with prior experience in Accounting & Finance recruitment, with secondary preference for Human Resources and/or Administration recruitment.

Culturally, you will be the type of person who loves to have a laugh at the office and you do not take yourself too seriously. You have an entrepreneurial mindset, take initiative, are results oriented, and have a strong sense of urgency. Swimmers are a fun bunch of people who like to work hard but also believe playing hard to be just as important; this relaxed and down to earth attitude has been key to our success with both candidates and clients who find it easy to relate to us on a personal level.

What- the Qualifications:

  • Over 18 months of full-cycle recruitment experience in a Recruiting Firm. 
  • Experience recruiting within Accounting & Finance!
  • Excellent communication skills- verbal, non-verbal, and written
  • Experience working on a high volume of diverse searches
  • Experience using an ATS as well as recruitment platforms such as LinkedIn

Where: 

Based at Swim’s super transit friendly downtown Vancouver office inside Waterfront Station- 601 West Cordova Street.

Why: 

We need to grow our awesome team to keep up with the amazing demand that we've created in the local A&F industry. We guarantee your days will be full and busy, with no shortage of searches to work on! At time of writing this posting we have 55+ searches open in Accounting & Finance alone.

How Much:

  • Swim offers two options- full commission (this has the highest earning potential!) or base salary plus lower % of commissions.
  • 23 “Swim Days”- to be used for vacation, personal days, family days- whatever you want! Plus, Swim often closes the office for a few bonus days at Christmas.
  • Health & Dental benefits
  • Cell phone plan reimbursement
  • Annual reward trip for top performers (2020 trip is to Mexico!)
  • Etcetera, etcetera… let’s talk!

When & How to Apply: 

If this role sounds like you and you want to hear more, please don’t hesitate to apply- hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume.  Swim Recruiting will of course fully respect all candidate confidentiality. We have hired recruiters from other agencies with non-competes.   
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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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Are you a certified Engineer or Geoscientist looking to step away from the technical side of your work? Are you interested in making a large impact on the lives of other professionals in your field?

Who - the Company: 

Our client is a well-established regulating body for professionals across the province. They are known for their long-standing history and as an employer of choice for many professionals. They take pride in their culture and values and are looking for someone who feels the same.

What - the Role:

We are seeing an Associate Director of Admissions. This person is responsible for managing the admission process of the profession, as well as implementing process improvements and policies that reflect the professionalism of the regulatory body. This includes communicating with global regulating committees and subject matter experts to ensure compliance and proper evaluation. 

Who - the Candidate:

The winning candidate is strong with analytics and policy implementation. The person who wins this role will have a strong management and performance analysis background, complimented with record and project management experience, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills. A professional designation in Engineering or Geoscientist is mandatory to be considered.

Where: 

Burnaby, BC

How Much:

Salary commensurate with experience, as well as great benefits, a fantastic RRSP matching program, many vacation days, and a lucrative flex workdays package. Please speak to Swim for further details. 

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. 
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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. 
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Are you a Director of Sales and Marketing with a strong skill set in management and analytics? Can you drive a sales team forward and create processes to start demonstrating why some strategies work and others don’t?

Who - the Company: 

Our client is run by industry veterans who are taking wearable tech into a hardly touched space. With an office downtown, the team of professionals was one of the first behind consumer smart wear in the world.

What - the Role:

Our client is seeking their new VP of Sales and Marketing. This is a data heavy role that will take the organization to the next level. Managing a team of directors, the VP of Sales and Marketing will use data to create strategies, create processes around analytics and their meaning, and drive the Sales and Marketing team forward. Ask us for a more thorough job description.

Who - the Candidate:

The ideal candidate is a strong people leader with consumer products industry experience in multi-channel, direct-to-consumer sales. eCommerce experience on a global scale is mandatory. You are someone who can flexibly jump between big picture strategic thinking and hands-on execution. You understand the importance of the product in the marketplace, you know how to analyze data, measure results, and act on them in real time. 

Where: 

Vancouver, BC

How Much:

Salary commensurate with experience. There are also options and great benefits with this role. Speak to your SWIM recruiter for details.

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. 
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  • Senior Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic opportunity to work in a multifaceted role for a Senior Accountant with opportunity to grow as the company grows. 

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    Fantastic opportunity to work in a multifaceted role for a Senior Accountant with opportunity to grow as the company grows. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a dynamic and growing Fintech company with an impressive leadership team. The company currently employs fewer than 50 individuals in the Vancouver and US offices, and they are looking to grow over the next year. 

    What - the Role:

    Our client is seeking to hire a new Senior Accountant with opportunity to grow as the company grows. This individual will report directly into the VP of Finance. The responsibilities the Sr. Acct. will be accountable for are diverse and include journal entries, account reconciliations, leading the month-end and year-end close process including financial statements and consolidations in accordance with IFRS. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a more thorough job description.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking self-motivated and driven individuals who thrive in a fast-paced environment managing challenging work and having an aptitude for process implementation. Soft skills such as excellent communication abilities and social EQ are just as important as the technical accounting skills.

    • Active CPA with 5+ years of progressive experience as an Accountant 
    • Must have IFRS experience
    • Budgeting & Forecasting experience is an asset, as is SR&ED claim experience

    Where: 

    The team is currently working from home during this time due to Covid-19 physical distancing. In the Longer term the role will be based full-time from their office in Downtown, Vancouver.

    How Much:

    Commensurate with level of experience and depth of skills, plus performance-based bonus. Please discuss with Swim.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly, so please don’t hesitate to apply if you are qualified for and interested in this great opportunity. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that person directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.

  • Accounting Clerk, Real Estate

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Great opportunity for someone with clericla accounting skills who is systems savvy. Prior hands-on experience using YARDI is an asset for this role. Reputable real estate company with excellent leadership. Excellent opportunity for long-term career growth. 

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    Great opportunity for someone with clericla accounting skills who is systems savvy. Prior hands-on experience using YARDI is an asset for this role. Reputable real estate company with excellent leadership. Excellent opportunity for long-term career growth. 

    Who- the Company:  

    Our client is a well-established real estate company that has been developing high quality commercial and residential properties in Vancouver for over 50 years. They are a values-based and well-respected organization, with a collaborative culture and a tight-knit accounting & finance team. 

    What- the Role: 

    Our client is looking to hire a bright, results-oriented, and systems savvy Accounting Clerk to join their team. The new employee will process accounts payable (corporate AP, as well as AP for various commercial and residential projects) and input commercial and residential leases. Additionally, the Acct Clerk will also participate in a major system implementation project over the next several months (converting from several systems to one streamlined version of YARDI). This is a great opportunity to learn new skills and build up your accounting experience- the role will be largely focused on accounts payable, but the Acct Clerk will also have the opportunity to work on many other parts of the accounting cycle. Our client has a close-knit accounting & finance team of 5- this employee will report into the Manager, Finance & Accounting and will collaborate closely with the property accountants and also get to interact with the VP Finance. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking individuals with at least 1 year A/P and/or clerical accounting experience. Prior hands-on experience using Yardi is preferred but not required- we’re looking for someone who is looking forward to getting to know the Yardi system inside-out in the course of the implementation. Additionally, strong intermediate-level Excel skills are necessary in this role. Candidates will be bright and hardworking team players who are eager to learn and contribute, and who love seeking out and putting in place process improvements. A passion for real estate is a big plus! The AP Clerk in this role will have the opportunity to learn and develop new accounting skills over the years. This is a great opportunity for someone who plans on enrolling in the CPA program in the future, or who is already at very early stages of the CPA program. 

    Where: 

    Corporate office located in a bustling area of Vancouver, close to many amenities (restaurants, shops, etc.) and walking distance from rapid transit. Proper safety procedures will be followed during physical distancing. 

    How Much: 

    Base salary will be commensurate with level of skills and experience, and there is long-term opportunity for growth based on performance. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you’re interested in this opportunity to join a well-established Vancouver real estate company and to take on a blended role involving AP and supporting a financial system implementation project, we want to hear from you! If you already have a recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that person directly. If you do not yet have a contact at your firm, please hit APPLY NOW and send us your resume. Thank you! 
  • Director, Payroll

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Are you a passionate Payroll leader with proven expertise in developing and implementing strategic payroll plans? Have you successfully led a large team through transformation and change? Are you known for your strong ability to build relationships with many different stakeholders and your commitment to customer service excellence?

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    Are you a passionate Payroll leader with proven expertise in developing and implementing strategic payroll plans? Have you successfully led a large team through transformation and change? Are you known for your strong ability to build relationships with many different stakeholders and your commitment to customer service excellence?

    Who- The Company: 

    Our client is a globally recognized organization and a large employer in the Vancouver area. Known for their exceptional reputation and collaborative work culture, they are passionate about learning and challenge their employees to grow. 

    What- The Role: 

    The Director, Payroll will be responsible for the management of the Payroll and Benefits department and provide leadership support to a team of 25. A key driver to system-level initiatives, the Director, Payroll will ensure the effective development and implementation of strategic payroll plans and best practices and drive positive change. In addition, the Director, Payroll will be responsible for partnering and building relationships with various departments and key stakeholders to drive continuous improvement, ensuring compliance with all regulatory bodies, and taking the payroll function to the next level. Swim Recruiting will provide interested and qualified candidates with a more detailed job description.

    Who- The Candidate: 

    We are seeking a seasoned Director, Payroll with 10 years progressive leadership experience who holds an accounting designation and CPM certification.  With a significant implementation on the horizon, the Director, Payroll must have proven expertise managing and leading a team through transition and change and work effectively at keeping them empowered and motivated. A strong leader, with an aptitude for change management, the Director, Payroll will be a Payroll subject matter expert, and come from another large complex organization with a sizeable payroll. Strong knowledge of accounting principles and working in an environment with collective agreements, applicable legislation, and regulations. The Director, Payroll must possess very strong communication skills, a commitment to team culture, and thorough knowledge of information systems relevant to Payroll including Peoplesoft. Knowledge of Workday will be an asset.

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary commensurate with level of experience, 4 weeks’ vacation, robust benefits package including pension, excellent health and wellness. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How To Apply: 

    Swim Recruiting has been engaged as a trusted recruitment agency partner on this important search. If you are qualified for, and interested in, this opportunity with a well-established and high-profile Vancouver 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. Thank you!

  • Senior Property Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic senior-level property accounting role with a well-established and well-managed Vancouver-based real estate company. Great role for an accountant with several years of full-cycle commercial property accounting experience who longer-term would like to gain corporate accounting skills, too. 

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    Fantastic senior-level property accounting role with a well-established and well-managed Vancouver-based real estate company. Great role for an accountant with several years of full-cycle commercial property accounting experience who longer-term would like to gain corporate accounting skills, too. 

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a respected local real estate developer and property manager with a 50 year history. They create quality properties across the Lower Mainland in a variety of verticals- commercial (retail, office, industrial, etc.) and residential. They have a people-first culture and values that promote trust and a sense of community. 

    What- the Role:

    Our client is seeking to hire a bright, results-oriented, and systems savvy SeniorProperty Accountant (mixed portfolio, but mostly commercial) who will report into the Accounting & Finance Manager, interact closely with the VP Finance, and work alongside another Property Accountant (who is more focused on residential) and individuals in Development Accounting and AP. The Senior Property Accountant will play a role in a major system implementation project taking place the duration of 2020.

    In addition to commercial property accounting, this individual will gradually take on responsibilities in corporate accounting, including consolidation work for multiple entities. Longer-term this individual can gain more and more corporate accounting to broaden their long-term career potential. 

    Who- the Candidate:

    We are looking for candidates with excellent communication skills who enjoy working collaboratively on a team and who pride themselves on a high attention to detail and high quality work. The Sr. Property Accountant will be interacting internally with colleagues in all departments (sales, marketing, property management, development, acquisitions, etc.) as well as with external stakeholders. 
    • We are seeking an experienced property accountant who has had done the full-cycle accounting for a complex portfolio of COMMERCIAL properties with a well-established real estate company (additional experience with residential and/or industrial is appreciated, but not required). 
    • Our client is open to individuals with a minimum of 3 years’ relevant property accounting experience, but ideally 5+ years’ relevant work experience. Individuals direct out of public practice with many real estate clients and solid exposure to property accounting may be considered. 
    • Hands-on experience using Yardi is crucial- ideally Yardi Voyager version 7S- and we are looking for people who are naturally systems savvy. Strong Excel skills required. Bonus points for project experience with a financial system implementation or upgrade! 
    • CPA accounting designation or international equivalent is almost required- but individuals with serious plans to get their designation, or who have particularly strong commercial property accounting in lieu of a designation, will also be considered. 
    • We are looking for people who dream about CAM reconciliations, who get pumped about using Excel to improve property accounting processes, who get out of bed in the morning excited to go to work and bring their A game! 

    Where:

    Located in Vancouver in a vibrant district close to rapid transit, and many shops and restaurants. 

    How Much:

    Base salary will be commensurate with level of skills, property accounting experience, systems knowledge, and education. There is long-term opportunity for growth based on performance. Please discuss further with Swim! 

    When & How to Apply:

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this opportunity with a well-established Vancouver real estate company, 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. Thank you! 

  • Accounting Assistant

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Great contract opportunity for an up & coming accountant looking to gain new accounting skills with a well-established Canadian company.  Excellent communication skills and a positive attitude are both a must-have. 

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    Great contract opportunity for an up & coming accountant looking to gain new accounting skills with a well-established Canadian company.  Excellent communication skills and a positive attitude are both a must-have. 

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a well-established and reputable Canadian organization. In addition to their business achievements, the organization is very much values-based and promotes a corporate culture where employees are collaborative and are encouraged to give back to the communities they live and work in. This private company is frequently recognized on various high-profile business lists. 

    What- the Role:

    Swim Recruiting is seeking a new Accounting Assistant forthis great company. This is a contract to start, running until December, with opportunity for extension or even consideration for a permanent role in 2021.  The new Accounting Assistant will be responsible for GL reconciliation, bank reconciliation, cash flow reporting, payment processing (cheque and EFT), etc. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a job profile including more detail on the day-to-day responsibilities. 

    Who- the Candidate:

    Post-secondary accounting education is required, and long-term pursuit of CPA is an asset. We are seeking individuals with 2+ years work experience, including at least 1 year in an accounting role, who have a positive attitude and the ability and willingness to learn quickly. Solid intermediate level skills in Excel is preferred (or willing to quickly improve Excel skills), and previous experience or education related to accounting is very beneficial. Qualified candidates must be detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and accurate.  Successful candidates will align well with the organization’s corporate values and culture- Swim can provide more insight. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office. 

    How Much:

    Hourly consulting rate commensurate with experience- please discuss with Swim. If/when permanent, please note that this company provides employees with excellent health and dental benefits, professional development support, and 3 weeks vacation.  

    When & How to Apply:

    This search is moving very quickly. Swim is presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for review. If you are interested and would like to hear more about this opportunity, please reach out to your contact at Swim. If you do not yet have a Swim Recruiter, please hit “Apply Now” to send us your resume. 

  • Senior Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Great opportunity for an FP&A professional who would love to gain further complex FP&A work experience with a reputable Canadian organization. Seeking individuals with solid Excel-based financial modeling skills and experience in corporate forecasting and budgeting. Excellent business communication skills (verbal and written) are paramount. 

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    Great opportunity for an FP&A professional who would love to gain further complex FP&A work experience with a reputable Canadian organization. Seeking individuals with solid Excel-based financial modeling skills and experience in corporate forecasting and budgeting. Excellent business communication skills (verbal and written) are paramount. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a reputable and well-managed technology company with close to 1000 employees. It is a company that promotes an innovative, passionate, and values-based work culture, as well as good work-life balance. 

    What- the Opportunity:  

    Our client is seeking a new Senior Analyst, FP&A for a contract of approximately 6 months. The new Sr Analyst will be accountable for a range of responsibilities including financial modeling, budgeting, forecasting, project analysis, and preparing written commentary for the Executive Leadership Team. There will be a blend of routine and ad hoc reporting and analyses to be completed. Tools used will include Excel and Tableau. This role requires excellent business communication skills (both verbal and written) and the ability to build solid relationships. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for FP&A professionals who are self-motivated and able to work successfully in a collaborative team environment. 
    • Canadian or International CPA designation (CMA, CA, or CGA) and/or CFA and/or MBA-Finance.
    • Relevant experience with corporate forecasting and budgeting.  
    • At least 8 years’ relevant, progressive accounting & finance work experience, with at least 3 of those years focused on FP&A. 
    • Systems savvy with ability to learn new finance systems quickly. Must have advanced proficiency in Excel and Excel-based financial modeling (ability to use models on a daily basis, ability to create new models from scratch is an asset but not required). Experience using Tableau is a significant asset. 
    • Experience preparing concise and clear written materials for the review of Senior Executives to aid in making strategic business decisions. 
    • Comfort and confidence working in a fast-paced and high-change organization. 

    Where: 

    Working from home for foreseeable future due to physical distancing. Longer term, the contractor will likely be working out of the company’s headquarters in Vancouver. The new employee will be set-up with the technology and system access needed to work from home.

    How Much: 

    Hourly consulting rate commensurate with experience- please discuss further with Swim. If/when this role becomes permanent, please note the company provides a robust bonus plan, an RRSP match, PD support, a flexible health & dental benefits plan, and many other perks. 

    When & How to Apply:  

    This search is moving extremely quickly, so please don’t hesitate to apply if you are qualified for and interested in this 6-month FP&A contract. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that person directly.  If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. Thanks! 


  • Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Lower Mainland, BC, CA

    Our client is a large, successful, and well-established Canadian company that is growing both organically and through strategic M&A. Excellent opportunity for a Manager-level FP&A leader with at least 8-years well-rounded and progressive experience. 

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    Our client is a large, successful, and well-established Canadian company that is growing both organically and through strategic M&A. Excellent opportunity for a Manager-level FP&A leader with at least 8-years well-rounded and progressive experience. 

    Who- the Company:

    Our client was established as a single office operation decades ago and has evolved to become one of the largest in their industry in BC and beyond. The company has been growing by leaps and bounds, both organically and via acquisitions.  Almost one quarter of their employees have been with the company for 10 years or more, which speaks volumes about the organization’s values and commitment to their people and their customers. In the last year the organization has undertaken major business and digital transformations. The company has been hiring very impressive leadership, and it’s a very well-respected and well-managed business in a backbone industry that is relatively recession-proof (for example, no lay-offs have occurred due to Covid-19). 

    What- the Role:

    Our client is seeking a new Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis to join their high-performance corporate FP&A team. This is a very meaty and challenging role, with a focus on strategic planning, debt & equity financing, forecasting & reforecasting, presentations, scenario analysis, and various ad hoc FP&A projects. Swim Recruiting has plenty more insight into this role than what is provided here- please ask us your questions!  We will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description. 

    Who- the Candidate:

    We are looking for a proven FP&A manager who has experience conducting financial modeling for a high-growth company. Qualified candidates will be firmly at Manager-level, with a minimum 8 years and ideally 10 years progressive experience in finance. CPA designation is required (Legacy CPA, CA preferred) and pursuit of MBA, CFA, or CBV is a significant asset. The best candidates for this opportunity will be down-to-earth, humble, assertive, knowledgeable, inquiring, driven, and confident. Excellent communication skills are crucial as the Manager will be making presentations to internal and external stakeholders.   A high level of business acumen is paramount, as is the ability to gain buy-in throughout the organization and demonstrate the intrinsic business value of a high-functioning and top-tier FP&A function. 

    Candidates will have a holistic FP&A toolkit, and the more breadth and depth of experience within FP&A (financial modeling, debt and equity financing, budgeting, forecasting, financial system optimization,  presentations, etc.) the better. Key ingredients for success in this role will include the capacity to thrive in a fast pace, to welcome and nurture change, and to spearhead growth. 

    How Much:

    Very robust and competitive total compensation package in-line with the hired individual’s experience and qualifications. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply:

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this management-level FP&A opportunity, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible as this search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly to that individual.  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

    This is a diverse senior-level finance role that lends itself well to a business-minded and analytical finance professional with a versatile skillset who can be both hands-on and strategic. Reporting directly into the CFO. 

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    This is a diverse senior-level finance role that lends itself well to a business-minded and analytical finance professional with a versatile skillset who can be both hands-on and strategic. Reporting directly into the CFO. 

    Who- the Company: 

    A reputable and successful Company that was established over 30 years ago. The organization has an impressive leadership team, solid reputation, and interesting history.  

    What- the Role: 

    Finance Manager, working on a tight knit finance team, reporting to the CFO, and providing strategic financial support to the Senior Executives. This is fantastic and unique opportunity, and one that doesn’t present itself often in Vancouver. Responsibilities will be ever-evolving and will pertain to such areas as financial analysis, decision support, cash-flow forecasting, and reporting (both scheduled and ad hoc) to senior management.

    What- the Responsibilities:

    Below are only some of the responsibilities that the new Finance Manager will take on… but it’s not an exhaustive list and it is not a set-in-stone job profile. The right candidate will grow the role as they get to know the business and prove themselves along the way. 
    • Prepare detailed financial analysis and projections for commercial real estate projects, including development assets and income properties;
    • Act as a key interface between the finance department and commercial teams, including interpreting and evaluating needs;
    • Monitor real estate projects, assist in debt financing and equity raising activities, and correspond with lenders; 
    • Synthesize and frame financial analysis for senior management (CEO, CFO) and present findings & recommendations (including sensitivity & scenario analysis); 
    • Provide ad hoc analytical support to support key decisions & business development opportunities;
    • Prepare medium and long-term cash flow and profitability forecasts for the corporate group and individual projects or entities;
    • Partner with the Development team to maintain a rolling forecast and scenario analysis model for a flagship project; 
    • Assist with reporting to Development Partners and forecasting profit distributions.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    This role has a great deal of variety and it is a crucial part of the company’s team. The new Sr. FA will provide strategic financial support to Senior Executives including the CFO and President. We are looking for a high-potential and well-rounded finance with a track record of success fast-paced and ever-changing environments. This company provides ample opportunity for career growth over the years for high performers. 
    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. 

    What- the Qualifications: 

    Required Experience, Skills, and Education 
    • At least 10 years’ progressive, relevant finance work experience. 
    • Relevant undergraduate degree (business, economics, commerce, engineering, etc.) 
    • CPA, CFA, and/or MBA will likely be required, although individuals who are not designated or don’t have a Masters degree but have significantly relevant work experience may still be considered.
    • Highly proficient in Excel, with ability to build, evaluate, manipulate, and improve sophisticated financial models. 
    • Experience with DCF models and identifying/understanding key value drivers and business metrics.

    Soft Skills and Other Qualifications
    • A self starter who can prepare thoughtful financial analysis. 
    • Ability to get into the details, while also able to distill and present the bigger picture and tell the story behind the numbers
    • Ability to link project decisions and general business decisions to overall corporate strategy. 
    • The life and work experience and instincts to use sound judgement – to work efficiently, prioritize work, and interpret data and business needs to determine the best path to good decision making, including knowing when to escalate. 
    • Experience managing competing priorities, deadlines, and tasks. Able to identify the high value tasks and execute accordingly. 
    • Experience in partnering with various business teams and comfortable challenging assumptions and influencing decision makers. 
    • An eye for simplification and streamlining, and always seeking out process improvements. 
    • Work experience in the real estate sector is an asset but not required for a quick and able learner who has an interest in the real estate sector. 
    • Experience reporting directly into a CFO and/or into a Founder/Owner is preferred. 
    • Experience working in mid-size, high-change, and entrepreneurial privately-held organization is preferred. Experience working in a family office is a significant benefit. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver. 

    How Much: 

    This company compensates their employees fairly and generously. Candidates at various levels of experience will be considered for this role, and salary will be commensurate with quality, depth, and breadth of skills, as well as education/professional development. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    Our client is eager to meet with candidates soon interviews will commence start of August and the aim is to have a finalist identified by early September. Swim Recruiting will represent shortlisted candidates directly to the hiring team for review. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Accounts Payable Accountant. Part-time or Full-time.

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | New Westminster, BC, CA

    Our client is a well-established and successful privately-held company with a collaborative corporate culture.

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    Our client is a well-established and successful privately-held company with a collaborative corporate culture.

    Who- the Company:

    They are very busy! This is a well-established and well-managed mid-size company that is more agile and nimble than many of their large competitors, so when there are major market shifts due to things like the Covid pandemic, the business can adapt and fill holes in the market and meet new demands. There has been an increased workload in the corporate office as a result of their high sales and production, and they are looking for a new contractor to help support the busy accounting team.

    What- the Role:

    Swim Recruiting is seeking a friendly, adaptable, and self-motivated Accounts Payable Accountant to join our client’s team on a contract basis. The starting contract term is until the end of 2020, and there is opportunity for the contract to extend or possibly even convert to permanent employment if there is an excellent match and workload allows. 

    The AP Accountant will be responsible for full-cycle AP processing which consists of anywhere from 50 to 100 invoices a week, with $1M to $2M in total payment amounts. The AP Accountant will be using Sage and Excel and a custom-built in-house system. Working closely with 2 other Accountants, as well as the broader accounting & finance team of the entire Group of Companies. Reporting into the Group Controller. 

    This role can be part-time or full-time- the Controller is open to considering candidates who want to work 3, 4, or 5 days a week. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    Who- the Candidate:

    If you are a self-starter who takes initiative and enjoys a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment, you’d be a great fit for this company! They have a youthful and fun-loving culture, and the employees are team players who can also figure things out on their own. Candidates will have at least 2 years recent and relevant experience in high volume AP processing, ideally also with some general accounting skills. Post-secondary education in accounting is highly preferred. Intermediate-level proficiency in Excel is required, and ability to learn new accounting systems quickly. Oh, and they’d also love to hire someone who lives in New West or close to New West, and views the location as a plus, not a negative! 

    Where:

    New Westminster.   

    How Much:

    Fair hourly rate commensurate with skills and experience, please discuss with Swim. Please note that if/when this contractor becomes a permanent employee, this company provides employees with great extended Health and Dental benefits, 3 weeks vacation, and eligibility for an annual bonus based on company profit-sharing. 

    When & How to Apply:

    This is a search is moving very quickly! Swim will be presenting the profiles of short-listed candidates directly to the Controller for review. If you are interested in a contract running until the end of 2020 working with a busy and well-established company in New Westminster, we’d love to discuss with you further! 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. Thanks! 
  • Corporate Accounts Payable Specialist

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Great opportunity for an individual with a couple years of AP experience who has accounting-related post-secondary education and who is eager work in Vancouver’s dynamic real estate sector! Excellent communication skills are crucial as the AP Specialist will be interacting with external stakeholders and senior executives. 

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    Great opportunity for an individual with a couple years of AP experience who has accounting-related post-secondary education and who is eager work in Vancouver’s dynamic real estate sector! Excellent communication skills are crucial as the AP Specialist will be interacting with external stakeholders and senior executives. 

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a growing, reputable, and entrepreneurial real estate development company with a successful history and a bright future. This company is considered a top employer and their real estate business is very well-diversified. 

    What- the Role:

    This company is seeking a new Accounts Payable Specialist who will report into an accomplished AP Manager and who will work on a collaborative and tight-knit team of 4 in AP, along with 30+ people overall in Accounting & Finance. This is a great opportunity for an up & coming AP professional who wants to continue to improve their skills in high-volume, complex AP accounting while interfacing with, and supporting, numerous stakeholders both internally and externally. The portfolio will mostly be corporate AP processing, with back-up responsibilities for real estate project AP processing. The new AP Specialist will be someone who enjoys problem-solving, has excellent communication skills, and is looking to learn lots and develop their accounting career. Swim will provide interested candidates with a more detailed job description.  

    Who- the Candidate:

    Our ideal candidate is someone who has excellent attention to detail, coupled with strong organizational and time management skills. Candidates will enjoy working at a fast-pace in a dynamic and results-oriented environment. This person will have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, while demonstrating a positive and enthusiastic attitude. 
    • At least 2 years experience in full-cycle AP is required.
    • Post-secondary education in accounting or a related field is required. 
    • Experience with computerized accounting systems is required, as is proficiency in Excel, Outlook and Word. Experience using Yardi (used by many real estate companies) is a significant asset!  
    • Excellent communication skills- both verbal and written. 

    Why: 

    This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their career long-term with an exciting real estate company. The AP Specialist can move up the ranks within AP and take on more and more complex portfolios and with time they will have the chance to move up internally into other areas of accounting & finance. This role is open due to an internal promotion. 

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with level of relevant work experience, education, and skills.  This company will financially support CPA studies and there are also great perks such as an RRSP match, a small bonus, professional development events and social events. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    Where: 

    The heart of downtown Vancouver, close to many public transit options. Currently the company is doing a combination of work-from-home and work-in-office to encourage physical distancing. Longer-term, once it’s safe to do so, this role will be based out of the corporate head office full-time. 

    When & How to Apply:

    If you are interested in and excited about this great opportunity, please do not hesitate to apply as this search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, 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.


  • Corporate Controller, Global

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Lower Mainland, BC, CA

    Very senior accounting and finance role with a company known for it’s dynamic culture and high performing, fun-loving workforce. Complex, global portfolio with multiple entities. High-growth company (growing organically and via M&A). Leading a team of 10+ people in 4+ countries. 

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    Very senior accounting and finance role with a company known for it’s dynamic culture and high performing, fun-loving workforce. Complex, global portfolio with multiple entities. High-growth company (growing organically and via M&A). Leading a team of 10+ people in 4+ countries. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a complex and global technology company that has won awards for innovation and for being a great place to work. 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: 

    Group Controller, reporting to the great VP Finance, managing 3 direct reports (located in different countries), and overseeing a total team of 10-plus people. 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 10 years progressive, relevant experience. An accounting designation is required, as is experience managing, mentoring, and coaching a team of at least 5 people.  

    • International Experience- particularly exposure to business operations across North America, Asia, and/or Europe. 
    • Technology and/or Manufacturing industry experience.  
    • ERP- must have experience using a sophisticated ERP. 
    • Experience dealing with complex company structures
    • Team Management- minimum of 2 direct reports with a minimum total team of 5. Experience managing remote direct reports is an asset.

    Where: 

    Lower Mainland. Initially work from home 50% of the time in June, revisiting physical distancing situation in July. 

    How Much: 

    Attractive total 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. 
  • Senior Financial Reporting Manager

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Lower Mainland, BC, CA

    Great opportunity at senior management level for someone who wants to work for a successful, complex, and high growth Canadian company with an excellent reputation. Well-managed business with impressive leadership. 

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    Great opportunity at senior management level for someone who wants to work for a successful, complex, and high growth Canadian company with an excellent reputation. Well-managed business with impressive leadership. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established, diverse, reputable, and high-growth company with operations across North America. This company hires people who embody their values of teamwork, honesty, respect, and excellence. The organization has grown by leaps & bounds in recent years. 

    What- the Role:  

    Our client is seeking a new Senior Manager, Financial Reporting to join their head office accounting & finance team of close to 20 people (including a Manager, Financial Reporting). The new Sr Mgr will review and oversee the preparation of consolidated financial reporting under IFRS, as well as manage MD&A and ad hoc financial reporting for the senior leadership team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to continue developing their accounting & finance career with a fast-paced, high-change, and successful Canadian organization that has a long history but is also constantly innovating and growing. Swim will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking a senior-level accounting & finance professional with robust experience in financial reporting (in IFRS) for large and complex public companies- this experience can be gained from public practice and/or industry. Accounting designation is required- Canadian CPA or International equivalent. Experience using a complex ERP (SAP, Oracle, Dynamics AX, etc.) is preferred. 

    How Much: 

    Highly competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills, please discuss with Swim! This company often pays above market.  

    Where: 

    Working from home during physical distancing, with occasional visits to the office. This situation is being revaluated frequently and eventually this role will likely be back in the lower mainland head office at least 3 days a week. 

    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 today! 
  • Senior Corporate Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Our client is a successful operating mining company with operations in various countries and a very healthy financial outlook.  

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    Our client is a successful operating mining company with operations in various countries and a very healthy financial outlook.  

    Who- the Company: 

    The company currently employs fewer than 20 individuals in the Vancouver office (many others employed at mining sites and subsidiary offices), and they are looking to grow over the next year The company is well-managed by an impressive leadership team which includes a CFO and a VP Finance.  The company has a tightknit and collaborative team culture with a classic “work hard/play hard” attitude. They are a group of self-starters who are excited to develop their own careers in tandem with the growth and success of the company.  

    What- the Role: 

    Our client is seeking to hire a new Senior Corporate Accountant. This individual will report directly into the Financial Controller who is a seasoned Big 4 CPA, CA. There is also an Accounting Administrator on the team who is responsible for such things as AP, AR, and Payroll (the Senior Accountant will oversee and review their work). The responsibilities the Sr. Acct. will be accountable for are diverse and include IFRS financial reporting (IFRS), MD&A and financial statement preparation, financial planning & analysis, consolidation work, process improvement projects, financial system optimization, tax, treasury, oversight of AP and payroll, etc. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a more thorough job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking self-motivated high-performers who are team players and can also work independently. Soft skills such as excellent communication abilities, social EQ, and common sense are just as important as the technical accounting & finance skills. 
    • Canadian CPA required (ideally legacy CPA, CA), or International equivalent. 
    • Public practice training with a multi-national accounting firm is preferred. 
    • Experience working in the HQ of a small public company is highly preferred, or potentially the subsidiary of a pub.co. 
    • Excellent MD&A and financial statement preparation skills. 
    • Strong knowledge of IFRS. 
    • The more diverse the accounting & finance skills, the better! 
    • Systems savvy with experience using a mid-tier or large ERP is required, and experience with a financial system project (conversion, upgrade, implementation, optimization) is significant asset. 

    How Much: 

    This public company compensates their employees very competitively, and the total comp package includes both an LTIP and an STIP, as well an RRSP match, a health allowance, and PD support. Please discuss further with Swim! 

    Where: 

    Working full-time from the head office in the heart of downtown Vancouver. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly, so please don’t hesitate to apply if you are qualified for and interested in this great opportunity. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that person directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Commercial Mortgage Underwriter

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    A reputable, stable, and successful real estate company that has been in business for over 20 years.

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    A reputable, stable, and successful real estate company that has been in business for over 20 years.

    Who- the Company:  

    A key area of their diversified business is commercial mortgage brokerage. The company has a social culture with a classic “work hard/play hard” environment and with a tightknit team of ~20 employees who work very collaboratively. The company is led by impressive Directors/Owners, and it’s a great place to learn and grow over the years. 

    What- the Role: 

    Our client is seeking a new Mortgage Underwriter to join the commercial mortgage brokerage side of their business.  The new Underwriter will report directly to the Directors of the companies and will work very closely with senior mortgage underwriters who themselves started their real estate careers with this firm.  This is an entry-level position and a great job for someone with the drive, passion, and smarts to prove their value to a successful and entrepreneurial organization. All in all, a fantastic opportunity to benefit from incredibly valuable mentorship, learn the key concepts of commercial real estate mortgage brokerage, and move up over the years.

    What- the Responsibilities: 

    The new Mortgage Underwriter will have the opportunity to work on the dozens upon dozens of complex transactions that the firm works on every year, with deal sizes ranging anywhere from a couple million dollars to hundreds of millions of dollars. The new Mortgage Underwriter will conduct financial modeling in Excel to look at future value calculations, effective rate calculation, cashflow modeling, sensitivity analysis, etc. Ultimately the Underwriter will prepare loan and investor packages, work on proformas, do ad hoc market research, contribute to presentations… and the list goes on. As the Underwriter masters certain tasks, they will have the opportunity to take on more and more challenges and responsibilities. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a more detailed job description

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking someone who is adaptable and enjoys variety in their work. Efficiency, analytical prowess, business savvy, and detail-orientation are key in this fun and fast-paced role! Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) are crucial, with the confidence and polish to interact with Directors and in the future with lenders, investors, bankers, etc. 

    Qualifications- Must Haves:  

    • Relevant post-secondary degree or diploma- ideally related to real estate finance. 
    • At least 1 year of relevant corporate work experience, ideally in a real estate company, mortgage brokerage, or financial institution. 
    • Understanding of key mortgage underwriting concepts, including ability to conduct junior-level underwriting and to create a sample loan summary. 
    • Advanced proficiency in Excel, with ability to manipulate sophisticated financial models. The more functions and formulas the candidate has familiarity with, the better! 
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Excellent hands-on experience with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
    • Outstanding communicationskills, both written and verbal. 
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial work environment

    Why: 

    This is a diverse junior level role that will enable you to work for interesting and reputable organization, and to accelerate your career in complex commercial mortgage underwriting and/or other areas of real estate finance. Great opportunity to touch upon a variety of responsibilities on commercial transactions of various types and sizes, and to feel part of a tight-knit and friendly team that puts an emphasis on collaboration and mentorship. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office. Very transit-accessible.

    How Much: 

    Base salary commensurate with education- please discuss with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this entry-level mortgage underwriter opportunity with a well-established company, please do not delay in applying as this search is moving 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. 

  • Controller

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Nanaimo, BC, CA

    Great opportunity for a talented and driven Controller in Nanaimo. The close-knit team has a strong presence in the local community and are looking to add a forward-thinking individual to drive their business forward. 

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    Great opportunity for a talented and driven Controller in Nanaimo. The close-knit team has a strong presence in the local community and are looking to add a forward-thinking individual to drive their business forward. 

    Who- the Client: 

    Our client is a mid-sized, growing manufacturing company based in Nanaimo offering a wide range of products. Having been in business for over 50 years, they have a well-established brand and a strong presence in the local community. This organization has a close-knit team that has works well together and knows the business well.

    What- the Opportunity: 

    Our client is seeking a talented Controller to lead their finance function and work closely with operations and the board to drive the business forward. This is a versatile, hands-on yet strategic position that would lend itself well to a driven, forward-thinking individual. Reporting directly to the General Manager this role also leads a small team. The key mandate for this new Controller is to drive process improvement and best practises while also maintaining the day to day from a finance perspective. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking a designated accounting professional with 5+ years of relevant experience, that has previously been leading a finance function in a manufacturing setting. In addition, we are looking for someone that has demonstrated experience with process improvement and automation. 

    Main responsibilities listed below, but note these can change over time depending on business needs:
    • Act as a signing authority on behalf of the Company
    • Support all reporting for business units to FP&A and internal accounting
    • Ensure proper financial reporting and disclosure
    • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
    • Coordinate the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting
    • Ensure quality control over financial transactions
    • Manage and comply with Municipal, Provincial and Federal government for tax fillings
    • Communicate with the Board and Management Team to ensure sound financial management
    • Coordinate with the accounting team and provide guidance and mentoring

    Where: 

    Nanaimo, BC

    How Much: 

    Generous base salary depending on experience along with a competitive overall compensation package. 

    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.
  • Senior Accountant, public company

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Lower Mainland, BC, CA

    Fantastic career opportunity for a senior-level and technically strong Accountant who wants to work in the fast-paced HQ of a highly successful global public company in the high-tech sector. Learn from a fantastic boss and mentor! Designation required; pub.co. experience and US GAAP skills preferred. 

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    Fantastic career opportunity for a senior-level and technically strong Accountant who wants to work in the fast-paced HQ of a highly successful global public company in the high-tech sector. Learn from a fantastic boss and mentor! Designation required; pub.co. experience and US GAAP skills preferred. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a successful, publicly-listed technology company headquartered in the lower mainland with over 20 years’ history of innovation, around 1000 employees (including ~40 in accounting & finance), and many global offices. The business is active in cutting-edge technology and they have many exciting projects on the go. The company has a fun-loving yet hard-working corporate culture with friendly and down to earth employees. If you are a technically strong accountant who is looking for a successful and exciting technology company to work for, this could be the place for you!

    What- the Role: 

    Senior Accountant. This is a blended role with good diversity in the day to day responsibilities, reporting directly to the Director, Financial Reporting. Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a thorough job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for friendly, professional, hard-working, very resourceful, fun-loving, and confident people who are clear communicators. This role involves both a lot of teamwork and autonomy, and we’re looking for someone who is therefore collaborative, shows initiative, is highly self-motivated, and an excellent communicator.  

    • At least 5 years’ progressive experience specializing in financial reporting- ideally with industry experience, although candidates directly from public practice may also be considered 
    • CPA accounting designation is required 
    • US GAAP highly preferred, if not, very strong IFRS skills with willingness to quickly pick up US GAAP 
    • Global and/or public company experience preferred- particularly companies with presence in Europe and/or Asia 
    • High Tech sector experience preferred  
    • Hands-on experience with an ERP

    How Much: 

    Base salary commensurate with level of skills, experience, and education. The company will provide the new Senior Accountant with a generous overall compensation package, including a performance-based bonus, an RRSP match, and good health & dental benefits. This company has a fantastic corporate culture and there are plenty of perks to be enjoyed once it’s safe to again- an on-site gym, bike storage, on-site exercise classes, plenty of social events, and a fantastic corporate culture! 

    Where: 

    Work from home for the time being, until further notice when Covid-19 situation allows. Eventually the Senior Accountant will be working in the HQ which is in lower mainland suburb, accessible by transit and with plenty of free parking provided. Good work location for someone living in Vancouver, Richmond, Delta, New Westminster, Surrey, etc. 

    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. Thank you! 

  • Lead Accountant, Commercial Real Estate

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic career opportunity for a real estate accountant who is looking for the next step in their career. The Lead Accountant will have 2 to 4 direct reports and will report into the Controller. Large, well-established, and highly successful real estate development company headquartered in Vancouver, with a large accounting & finance team. Opportunity for growth and development over the years. 

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    Fantastic career opportunity for a real estate accountant who is looking for the next step in their career. The Lead Accountant will have 2 to 4 direct reports and will report into the Controller. Large, well-established, and highly successful real estate development company headquartered in Vancouver, with a large accounting & finance team. Opportunity for growth and development over the years. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a highly successful and well-established real estate company headquartered in Vancouver. They have created world class real estate properties in BC and beyond- residential, commercial, and mixed-used. Their projects are known to be of high quality and well-designed. The company is very financially stable with an impressive accounting & finance leader at the helm.

    What- the Role: 

    We are looking for a new Lead Commercial Accountant for the company’s diverse portfolio of properties (predominantly commercial and mixed use, with some residential). The Lead Commercial Accountant (LCA) will report into the Controller and will be responsible for managing, coaching, and leading two (2) to four (4) direct reports including two (2) property accountants. The LAA will conduct, and also oversee, full cycle accounting for properties in the Lower Mainland and a few other markets. 

    Responsibilities are diverse and will include:
    • Preparing and reviewing property financial statements, operating financial statements, and consolidated financial statements, and presenting these financial statements to the Controller and VP Finance (and potentially Board of Directors) for review; 
    • Updating and maintaining various general ledgers;
    • Managing intercompany cash balances;
    • Month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close and year-end audit, including working with auditors to resolve any discrepancies;  
    • Participating in annual budget and forecast preparation; 
    • Wide variety of other ad hoc accounting and finance analysis tasks as assigned, such as system optimization and process improvement. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced accountant who is seeking the “next step” in their real estate career. We are looking for people who are solutions-oriented, hands-on in their work, and who have a positive attitude and lead by example. The new Lead Accountant will hold themselves accountable to a high calibre of work while influencing their team members and colleagues to do the same. 

    • 5+ years full cycle accounting experience, including at least 3 years recent and relevant experience in property accounting/real estate accounting, ideally with a mix of commercial and residential properties (but can be one or the other, with willingness to quickly learn). 
      • If no true property accounting experience, candidate must have solid exposure to real estate (development & property management) sector with plenty of transferable skills- perhaps gained from public practice. 
    • Prior direct people management experience is highly preferred, but we are also open to individuals who have been in an informal supervisory/team lead/training role and who exhibit natural leadership abilities.
    • CPA designation is almost required, although we can consider candidates who are not yet designated but who have deep, relevant property accounting experience. 
    • Qualified individuals will be analytical and detail-oriented, with excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills. 
    • Ideally candidates will be very systems savvy, as this company is planning on undertaking a major financial system implementation in the coming years. Strong Excel skills are crucial. 

    How Much: 

    Total compensation commensurate with accounting experience, education, and skills- please discuss further with Swim. 

    Where: 

    Vancouver, close to rapid transit and many amenities (shops, restaurants, etc.). Desks are spaced apart and the company is following proper Covid-19 physical distancing and sanitization protocols. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly. Swim Recruiting will be presenting shortlisted candidates directly to the senior management team for review. If you are interested in this senior accountant opportunity with a highly successful Vancouver real estate company, please don’t hesitate to apply! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that person directly. If you do not yet have a contract at Swim, please hit APPLY NOW to send us your resume. Thank you! 
  • Intermediate Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Our client is seeking an intermediate accountant to join their high-performing, tight-knit, and loyal team of professionals. This is a fantastic career opportunity for someone who is looking for diverse and rewarding full-cycle accounting work and who wants to dedicate their career long-term to one excellent organization. 

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    Our client is seeking an intermediate accountant to join their high-performing, tight-knit, and loyal team of professionals. This is a fantastic career opportunity for someone who is looking for diverse and rewarding full-cycle accounting work and who wants to dedicate their career long-term to one excellent organization. 

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is the private holding and investment company of a well-respected Canadian business leader well-known for having founded and led several highly successful businesses. The holding company has dozens of entities and operations/offices in multiple cities in Canada and the US.   

    The holding company employs close to 10 people who are loyal and personally passionate about the ongoing health and success of this impressive and diverse family office with investments in real estate, construction, etc. The holding company also manages the accounting & finance for a philanthropic organization. The corporate culture is supportive and friendly, with a family-feel. 

    What- the Role:

    Our client is hiring for an Intermediate Accountant. This is a newly created role due to ever-increasing workload and it is a rare opportunity to join this small and mighty team. The role will entail a variety of full-cycle corporate accounting and financial reporting work. The Intermediate Accountant will report directly to the wonderful Corporate Controller (a Big 4 CPA who has been with the business for over 12 years), and will also work closely with the Director of Finance (also a Big 4 CPA), an Accountant/Bookkeeper, and others on the collaborative team.  

    What- the Responsibilities:

    The responsibilities of this role will evolve over the years and the Intermediate Accountant will have the opportunity to take on new duties and challenges based on their performance and results. In the first few years, responsibilities will mostly entail the following-

    • Month-end and year-end working paper preparation
    • Intercompany reconciliations (the holding company has 50+ entities- although not all of them are active)
    • Journal entries and accounting to trial balance 
    • Assisting with preparation of budgets and cash flow
    • Assisting with statutory and tax filings such as T2 and GST returns
    • Supporting Corporate Controller with preparation of the quarterly tax pro formas
    • Assisting with the maintenance of records for company entities, as well as administration of new entities and the wind down of inactive entities 
    • Quarterly “budget to actual” report and assisting Corporate Controller with preparation of quarterly investment statements for the philanthropic foundation 

    Who- the Candidate:

    We are seeking individuals who are diligent, accurate, reliable, and organized, with a great eye for detail and an upbeat attitude. Qualified candidates will be systems savvy and will be eager to improve processes and optimize systems to make the accounting more efficient while still of the highest quality. Most employees have been with the organization for many years, and they aim to hire people who they can envision growing with the company and being loyal to the family office over the long-term.

    • At least 2 years and preferably 5+ years full-cycle accounting experience.
    • CPA designation (or pursuit of CPA designation) is highly preferred, but not necessarily required for someone with highly relevant work experience. 
    • Experience in a family office and/or a small-to-midsize public practice firm is highly preferred, but not necessarily required for someone with plenty of transferable skills from other work environments. 
    • Strong systems skills with proficiency in Excel and the full Microsoft Office suite. 
    • Experience with year-end working paper file preparation is required. 
    • Multi-entity and inter-company experience is highly preferred. 
    • Experience with tax compliance work and using tax preparation software, such as Taxprep, is highly preferred. 
    • Working experience with Simply Accounting by Sage is beneficial; otherwise, experience using a similar accounting system. 
    • Excellent communication skills- verbal and written. 
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks, manage priorities, and meet deadlines.
    • Self-motivated, responsible, accountable, and able to work independently as well as with a small team. 

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, as well as a full medical & dental benefits plan, a small pension plan, professional development support (i.e. CPA courses & dues), and a transit subsidy. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    Where:

    Headquartered in the heart of the downtown Vancouver financial district in a beautiful and spacious corporate office that is very close walking distance to rapid transit (Skytrain & Canada Line). The office is following physical distancing safety protocols.   

    When & How to Apply:

    Swim Recruiting is presenting shortlisted candidate profiles directly to the hiring team for review. There will be a 2 to 3 step interview process.  This search is moving quickly, so please do not hesitate to apply if you are qualified, interested, and would like to discuss further!  If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to them directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.
  • Corporate Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Diverse accounting role in the exciting and fast-paced fintech (finance/technology) sector. Excellent opportunity for someone who wants to be mentored by accomplished accounting & finance leaders. Seeking a well-rounded accountant with strong and diverse technical skills. Ideally CPA designated but not required. 

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    Diverse accounting role in the exciting and fast-paced fintech (finance/technology) sector. Excellent opportunity for someone who wants to be mentored by accomplished accounting & finance leaders. Seeking a well-rounded accountant with strong and diverse technical skills. Ideally CPA designated but not required. 

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a finance firm based in downtown Vancouver. With 20 employees, they are a small yet mighty fintech company with a fascinating business model, impressive leadership, and a very high-profile investment portfolio. Swim can provide more interesting insight into this business! 

    What- the Role:

    Our client is seeking a new Corporate Accountant to join them for what will initially be a 6-month contract (opportunity for permanent employment in future).  The new Corp Acct will be responsible for full-cycle accounting, including preparing financial statements for the parent company and a couple subsidiaries, financial reporting (IFRS), general ledger reconciliation, AP (small volume under 30 invoices a month, mostly done by wire transfer), AR (again, low volume), cash management and currency exchange calculations (US-to-Cdn $$), forecasting & budgeting, payroll (20 people, automated system, fewer than 6 hours a month), commission accounting, tax filing for limited partnerships, monitoring operating expenses, etc. Additionally, the Accountant will help with ad hoc analysis and accounting tasks and projects, including process improvements. This position will be varied and will evolve in time- once the Accountant has ramped up on all the core responsibilities of the role, he or she can take on additional tasks in operational accounting, FP&A, etc. 

    What- the Systems:

    QuickBooks Online for accounting and Ceridian for payroll, plus plenty of Excel! 

    Who- the Candidate:

    We are seeking top-notch accountants with strong technical skills who have at least 5 years relevant experience in full-cycle accounting. The more diverse your skillset, the better! CPA designation (or a legacy designation such as CPA, CGA) is highly preferred, otherwise active pursuit of CPA. Experience working in a fintech, corporate finance, or a private equity firm is beneficial, but not at all required- we’re just looking for people who will be excited to work in the fascinating, fast-paced finance industry. 

    Where:

    Downtown Vancouver in the heart of the financial district. Most employees are returning to the office in June around 2-3 days a week. The company is taking safety precautions in terms of providing gloves and masks as needed and sanitizing the office. The Corporate Accountant will likely start off working in the office 3 days and from home 2 days a week to start, and eventually in the office full time, once it’s safe for all employees to be back in the office. 

    How Much: 

    Competitive hourly rate commensurate with accounting skills, education, and experience- please discuss with Swim! We will be presenting shortlisted candidates with their hourly rate AND base salary expectations, in preparation for if/when this contract converts to permanent. 

    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. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. 

  • Controller

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Newly Created Controller position in the real estate development industry, this role will be building the finance function!

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    Newly Created Controller position in the real estate development industry, this role will be building the finance function!

    Who- the Company:  

    Real estate development company based in Vancouver, Canada. Focused on collaboration and teamwork, they bring their international finance, development, and construction management expertise together building impressive master planned communities.

    What- the Role: 

    Reporting to the President, this position will lead the finance function for the organization as Controller. Initially managing/mentoring a small team, this position will be building out the finance function for the organization, this role is a unique opportunity with lots of opportunity and growth. 
    Varied in scope, this role will not only lead financial reporting, treasury, cash flows, tax and proformas but also be responsible for partnering with the Senior Leadership team on all aspects of operations for their complex multi-phased development properties. 

    Responsibilities include:
    • Oversee and assist with preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
    • Hire, develop and manage the accounting team.
    • Provide analyses, financial insight into the company’s financial plans, operating budgets, and financial results and Prepare investor reports
    • Proforma preparation, Forecasting, cash flow analysis, job cost analysis, F/S prep and review, working papers and year end audit preparation, budget projections.
    • Partner with the business in providing financial and business analysis for major master planned residential/mixed-use development projects
    • Implement company financial and accounting systems, processes, tools, and control systems.
    • Assist with income tax planning and corporate structuring – LP/ GP/ LPA, JV structures.
    • Assist in review of new investment opportunities, land acquisitions and provide recommendations on potential returns and risks.
    • When required assist with banking relationships and strategic alliances with lenders, pension funds as well as private equity.
    • Manage project accounting cycles and analysis.
    • Manage and execute project exit planning process.
    • Engage and liaison with External Auditors.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for accomplished accounting & finance leaders who are bright, hard-working, professional, confident, upbeat, and dynamic. This is a wonderful career opportunity for someone experienced in and passionate about real estate who really wants to grow and make an impact with a rapidly growing company still in it’s infancy. Sounds financial accounting, analysis, budgeting, and forecasting skills are key, as is the desire to create new efficiencies and to improve systems, processes, and procedures. The ideal candidate will be flexible and adaptable to changes in a growing environment while mentoring, inspiring and building the team they work with.    

    Ideal experience includes: 
    • CA/CPA Designated Required with a preference for 10 years of experience in the Real Estate development sector.
    • Must be a skilled communicator, with well-developed verbal, written and presentation ability.
    • Proven success in analyzing financial information and business operations with positive bottom line impact.
    • Phased multi-family and master planned community is an asset.
    Ideal Personality traits and soft skills include:
    • Upbeat, friendly, and solutions-oriented approach to work  
    • Enthusiasm and genuine passion for real estate 
    • Business acumen 
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced and high-change environment; highly adaptable  
    • Team oriented, motivated, and collaborative with proven results 
    • Displays service excellence in dealing with internal and external clients and partners  
    • Strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize tasks
    • Proven problem-solving skills and strong leadership abilities

    Where: 

    Currently located in Burnaby but soon to be located in Vancouver.

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary commensurate with level of relevant experience and skills- please discuss with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this Controller opportunity, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible! Confidentiality of currently employed candidates will be highly respected. 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 Manager

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Great opportunity to join a friendly, tight-knit, stable, and successful public practice firm headquartered in Vancouver. Partnership track for a top performer with great client-facing skills! Open to qualified individuals who want to relocate to Vancouver from elsewhere in BC or Canada. 

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    Great opportunity to join a friendly, tight-knit, stable, and successful public practice firm headquartered in Vancouver. Partnership track for a top performer with great client-facing skills! Open to qualified individuals who want to relocate to Vancouver from elsewhere in BC or Canada. 

    Who- the Company:  

    Our client is a well-established and well-regarded public practice accounting firm that has grown organically in Vancouver over many decades. The company has a culture that is tightknit, professional, and friendly. 

    What- the Role: 

    This firm is on the look-out for a great new Senior Tax Manager to join their high-performing team. There is opportunity for career growth to Partnership for the right individual in this role. Swim can give more context for the career growth potential and we will provide interested candidates with a full job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking a top-notch tax professional with 10+ years progressive work experience who has their Canadian CPA designation and who has completed all three levels of the CICA In-depth Tax Program. Must have prior work experience as (seasoned) Manager or Senior Manager within another public practice accounting firm, ideally a mid-size, but also open to individuals from small firms and large firms. 

    Where: 

    Located in Downtown Vancouver, with work from home options during physical distancing.  

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary commensurate with level of relevant experience and skills- please discuss with Swim. Additionally, this firm provides a profit-sharing program and overtime pay or time off in lieu- yes, even Senior Managers can bank their overtime! Overall, the people at this firm achieve better work-life balance than is feasible in the large accounting firms. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this Senior Tax Manager role with future partnership opportunity, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible! Confidentiality of currently employed candidates will be highly respected. 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, Financial Planning and Analysis

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    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.

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    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.

    Who - the Company:

    Our Vancouver client, a large and reputable organization in Healthcare, is looking for a Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis. This is a permanent role. 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. 

    What - the Role:

    Reporting into an amazing Director, you will oversee a Senior Financial Analyst and be responsible for:
    • 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, and policies

    Who- the Candidate:

    • A professional accounting designation (CMA, CGA, or CA) and 5-7 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 Excel and strong experience with ERP 
    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.

    Where:

    Vancouver, accessible by public transit

    How Much:

    Our client offers a competitive base salary in addition to 4 weeks' vacation, a robust benefits package, defined pension and work-life balance

    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.
  • Part-time Accountant/Bookkeeper

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    Part-time Accountant/Bookkeeper- 3 days a week for a fantastic and interesting company! 

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    Part-time Accountant/Bookkeeper- 3 days a week for a fantastic and interesting company! 

    Who- the Company:

    Our client is a growing family of construction and industrial services companies privately owned by three inspiring down to earth and bright owners. This is a unique opportunity with a truly entrepreneurial organization that is growing rapidly through both acquisition and organic growth.
    This company is active in the strategic support for their independently run businesses, proactive in the development of their people; indefinite in their investment horizon, and straightforward in their communication and in work and their lives. Spanning across a variety of businesses, the current and long-term strategic focus of the company is the acquisition and development of their family of Industrial and Construction Services businesses across Canada and the US.

    What- the Role: 

    Bookkeeper (part-time 3 days a week). We are looking for an organized, flexible and self-driven accounting professionals in order to succeed in this flexible but deadline driven role.

    Key responsibilities and accountabilities include: 

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities
    • Full cycle accounting including data entry, credit card entry, coding, light journal entries, general ledger reconciliation and credit card reconciliations
    • Accounting duties related to the operations of the group of entities including preparation of all intercompany billings and reconciliations
    • Expense Reports 
    • Credit card management
    • Vendor management, payable, filing and administration
    • Preparation of bank reconciliations (review to be done by senior accountant)
    • Preparation of payment runs (cheques and other to be prepared by senior accountant)
    • Travel booking for the leadership team
    • Management of Air Canada flight passes, Hotel bookings and car rental
    • Other projects and tasks as required
    • Key characteristics:
      • Detailed oriented
      • Service minded
      • Flexible
      • Disciplined
      • Trustworthy

    Who- the Candidate:

    • 2+ years of related experience- Strong time management and organizational skills
    • Degree or Diploma in Accounting or Business
    • Accounting experience as a Bookkeeper required
    • Sage 50 experience an asset
    • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment and to work on tasks outside of accounting such as travel arrangements, event planning and meeting coordination.
    • Credit card reconciliation experience
    • Inter-company billings and reconciliation experience
    • Month end closings experience
       Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong communication skills 
    • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems in your area of responsibility
    • Top notch organizational skills, ability to work well with owners, colleagues and supervisor

    Where:

    Burnaby, BC

    How Much:

    Competitive market based salary (based on experience and fit for role) and benefits. Benefits include: Health and dental, professional dues, training allowance. 

    How & When to Apply:

    This search is moving quickly. There will be at least 2-3 interview steps. If you are interested, please let me know soon! I’m also of course always open to referrals if the timing is not right for yourself but know someone else who may be qualified for the role. 

  • Senior Associate, Private Equity

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic career opportunity with a Canadian private equity firm. This is a great role for an analytical CPA who enjoys variety and who wants to see all the inner workings of an ambitious and well-run business. The scope of this role is wide and spans quality of earnings reporting, trend analysis, market analysis, all sorts of financial modeling, and preparing for presentations. All buy-side. 

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    Fantastic career opportunity with a Canadian private equity firm. This is a great role for an analytical CPA who enjoys variety and who wants to see all the inner workings of an ambitious and well-run business. The scope of this role is wide and spans quality of earnings reporting, trend analysis, market analysis, all sorts of financial modeling, and preparing for presentations. All buy-side. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a very reputable private equity firm that is dedicated to growing local companies in their portfolio into larger and highly successful companies. The firm is under impressive leadership and they have built a notable portfolio of companies across several provinces and in various sectors.  Swim Recruiting can provide much more insight into the people, scope, and business model of this firm. 

    What- the Role: 

    Our client is hiring for a new Senior Associate- Private Equity. The Sr. Associate will be joining a tightknit and collaborative team of Managing Directors, Vice-Presidents, Directors, and Accounting staff. This company has a small yet powerful team! In many ways this is a “best of both worlds” scenario- small firm where the Associate will get to see the big picture and feel very involved in the strategic direction of the business, yet with the financial security, stability, and complex, interesting work that usually comes from larger companies. 

    The Associate will be heavily involved in buy-side due diligence, Quality of Earnings reporting, financial modeling, financing, preparing presentations, investment analysis, market analysis, trend analysis, etc.!  This role has a wide and evolving scope. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a comprehensive job description. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    Our ideal candidate will be CPA-designated with 3+ years of relevant buy-side and/or sell-side analysis experience from a large public practice firm or another private equity firm. Experience with due diligence, sophisticated financial modeling, and Quality of Earnings reporting is crucial.  Professional development beyond the Canadian CPA will be viewed favourably, such as pursuit of CFA and/or CBV. Excellent communication skills and presentation abilities are essential in this role, as the Associate will have external interaction with existing/potential investors and individuals at acquisition targets.  

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver. 

    How Much: 

    Competitive base salary commensurate with level and relevance of previous work experience. Please discuss further with Swim Recruiting. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    Swim Recruiting will be screening and shortlisting on behalf of our client and presenting suitable candidates directly to one of the Managing Director’s for review. If you are interested in this great opportunity with a successful and well-managed private equity firm, please do not hesitate to apply. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Senior Analyst, Market Intelligence

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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

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

    Who- the Company:  

    Our client is a very successful global company headquartered in Vancouver, 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 Senior Analyst who will undertake quantitative analysis to support the company’s position on market opportunities, pricing, business partnerships, supply & demand, and ad hoc strategic initiatives. The Senior Analyst will work alongside other Analysts under the guidance of very impressive leadership. Responsibilities are diverse and will include complex market research, manipulation & maintenance of key economic models, strategic planning, 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 matrixed organization. People tend to stay at this company for a long time because there is great opportunity for learning and career growth. This role specifically is a unique chance to get to know the company’s multifaceted business at a very deep level and the Senior Analyst will be positioned for attractive career growth within a few years. Swim Recruiting will provide interested and qualified candidates with a thorough job description once they are shortlisted. 

    This is fantastic and unique analyst 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 proven Analyst who can seamlessly integrate with this collaborative team and reciprocate help to colleagues. 

    • Excellent business communications skills and the confidence to interact with internal and external stakeholders at all levels (including senior leadership) 
    • At least 4 years’ and ideally over 6 years of progressive work experience in analytical functions.
    • Past jobs/titles may include: Market Analyst, Product Analyst, Economist, Strategy Planning Analyst, Corporate Development Analyst, Business Analyst, etc.  
    • Relevant post-graduate education such as MBA.
    • Proficient in Excel, with ability to work on sophisticated financial models. Experience using a BI tool is an asset, as is experience working with DCF models. 
    • Experience in a large and complex global public company is highly preferred.
    • Experience in natural resources, chemicals, and/or energy sectors is an asset. 
    • A technical educational background, such as engineering (P.Eng.), is an asset but not required. 

    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. Excellent vacation/paid-time-off program. Swim can provide more insight. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office with great views and an inviting feel. Please note this job may involve occasional international business travel. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this unique senior analyst 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. 
  • Payroll & Benefits Manager

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Global Payroll & Benefits Manager – fantastic opportunity for someone with a strong international payroll experience! 

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    Global Payroll & Benefits Manager – fantastic opportunity for someone with a strong international payroll experience! 

    What- the Opportunity: 

    Our reputable and established engineering consulting client has opening for a seasoned Payroll & Benefits Manager to join their team. Based in their Vancouver office, the Payroll & Benefits Manager will be responsible for leading, directing and managing our client’s global payroll and benefits administration activities as they relate to employee performance and company goals. The position reports to the VP Finance and partners extensively with their HR team.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking as seasoned Payroll & Benefits leader with at least 10 years of relevant experience that is looking for their next step in this career. This is a wonderful opportunity and a very rare one in the Vancouver market. One of the key aspects of this role is leading payroll into new countries and locations and how that pertains to payroll and benefits. Our ideal candidate will have extensive experience with global payroll in addition to solid leadership skills and the ability to work on a strategic level as well as stepping in being hands on when required. Swim has partnered with this client for several years now and can attest to this company being a leader in its field and having a great, progressive corporate culture. If we have peaked you interested – please apply only today. We look forward to hearing from you!

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Oversees, reviews and approves global payrolls to ensure payments to employees, governments and other stakeholders are paid accurately e.g. Canada, Australia, Peru, Brazil, US, UK, Papua New Guinea
    • Provide training, leadership, direction and mentoring to the Payroll and Benefit teams, developing performance objectives and conducting performance appraisals with direct reports
    • Ensure government taxes, insurance premiums, long service leave and payroll taxes are paid as required
    • Partner with regional payroll functions to ensure they are adequately staffed Communicate payroll and benefit information to employee groups and conduct employee information presentations as required
    • Perform the general ledger accounting for payroll and benefits, reconcile accounts and support the annual financial statement audit
    • Provide monthly expense analysis to the senior management team
    • Establish and enforce proper accounting and internal control policies
    • Maintain and implement payroll and benefit systems
    • Provide payroll, benefit and tax assistance with new offshore operations
    • Develop and cultivate strong working relationships with stakeholders across the organization as well as with external partners
    • Maintains awareness and ensures compliance with foreign country requirements, policy changes, legal and regulatory requirements.  Monitors the effect of these changes on the company and informs key stakeholders, as necessary.
    • Being accountable for the accurate and timely processing of year-end payroll activities and reporting
    • Backfill for Senior Payroll and Benefits Administrator when necessary.
    • Other tasks as assigned

    Where: 

    Based at their head office in Vancouver, centrally located near SkyTrain and other amenities. 

    How Much: 

    Base salary based on the successful candidate’s experience plus comprehensive benefits, other perks and vacation. 

    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.
  • Senior Financial Analyst

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    You will bring your strong budgeting and forecasting skills to the table and be responsible for leading the FP&A functions for our client.

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    You will bring your strong budgeting and forecasting skills to the table and be responsible for leading the FP&A functions for our client.

    Who - the Company:

    Our client is a very reputable not-for-profit located in Burnaby. The company is well-established, providing their employees with interesting and challenging work in a positive and professional environment. 

    Our client will interview, hire, and train remotely during Covid-19

    What - the Role:

    Senior Financial Analyst
    This newly created role will report into a fantastic finance leader who Swim placed. You will be responsible for establishing relationships with the leads in 8 departments, and be committed to understanding their budgets, expenses and revenue, so that you can develop all the financial plans, budgets, forecasts and projections. In addition, you will be responsible for assembling the budgeting and forecasting reports for the Management team, executives and council preparations.

    Who- the Candidate:

    We are seeking analytically-minded finance professionals with 5-7 years complex budgeting and forecasting experience and strong expertise in financial modeling and analysis

    • CPA designation is required
    • Proficiency in MS Excel (e.g. Pivot Tables, Lookups, Macros)
    • minimum 5 years of post-designation experience with strong grasp of accounting principles
    • Strong understanding of internal controls, risk management, process improvements for efficiencies.
    • A team player who enjoys a collaborative, professional and respectful work environment
    • A solid communicator who thrives in an environment focused on continuous improvement and high-quality output.  

    Where:

    Burnaby, transit accessible.

    How Much:

    Generous compensation commensurate with experience, please discuss with Swim. The total package includes a robust benefits package, generous RSP match, and numerous 4-day work weeks!

    When & How to Apply:

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this Financial Analysis career 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.

  • Senior Financial Accountant- Corporate Reporting

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic career opportunity with one of Vancouver’s high profile global public companies. Great role for a CPA with strong technical accounting and finance skills honed within public practice and/or within a large and complex company. Fast-paced corporate work environment and tight-knit team culture! 

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    Fantastic career opportunity with one of Vancouver’s high profile global public companies. Great role for a CPA with strong technical accounting and finance skills honed within public practice and/or within a large and complex company. Fast-paced corporate work environment and tight-knit team culture! 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a significant global public company headquartered 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: 

    Sr Financial Accountant. The new Sr. FA will have financial reporting, budgeting & forecasting, consolidations, and financial/variance analysis responsibilities for a large and complex business unit. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a more thorough job description

    Qualifications- Must Haves:

    • Relevant post-secondary education as well as CPA designation is required, coupled with 3+ years’ public practice training (or a combination of public practice and industry) 
    • Experience with public company reporting, either in-house or from public practice client portfolio.  Hands-on US GAAP experience is strongly preferred, otherwise solid experience in IFRS with ability and willingness to learn US GAAP quickly.   
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
    • Top-notch communication skills are important- ability to communicate effectively with individuals in all departments. 
    • Systems savvy.

    Qualifications- Nice to Haves:

    • Experience with SEC filings and XBRL filings. 
    • Hands-on experience using a sophisticated ERP such as Microsoft Dynamics AX, Oracle, Netsuite, or SAP. 
    • Work experience with a global and matrixed public company (in-house or as a client). 

    Where: 

    This company will interview, hire, and train remotely during Covid-19 physical distancing and the new employee will work from home. Once it’s safe to do so, this role will be based full-time in the company’s Vancouver head office. 

    How Much:

    Generous compensation commensurate with experience, please discuss with Swim. The total package includes a performance-based bonus. 

    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. 
  • Senior Corporate Accountant, Real Estate

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Diverse, exciting, and challenging senior accounting role with a fantastic real estate company based in Vancouver. Great opportunity for long-term growth within a vibrant corporate culture. 

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    Diverse, exciting, and challenging senior accounting role with a fantastic real estate company based in Vancouver. Great opportunity for 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 and opportunity for career development. 

    What- the Role: 

    The new Senior Accountant will be responsible for a variety of full-cycle accounting responsibilities including financial reporting (IFRS & ASPE), variance analysis, consolidations, tax compliance, budgeting & forecasting, cash management, system optimization, process improvement work, and special ad hoc projects etc. Joining a corporate accounting team of 7, and an overall team of 25+ in accounting & finance. This is a fantastic opportunity for accountants who are eager to use their diverse accounting & finance toolkit and to prove themselves in a fast-paced, friendly, and successful corporate environment.  Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a full job description. 

    Who- the Candidate:  

    We are looking for designated CPAs who are bright, hard-working, professional, confident, upbeat, and dynamic. Candidates will have diverse technical accounting & finance skills, including solid financial reporting (ideally both ASPE and IFRS). Experience in public practice is preferred, but not required. Likewise, experience working in real estate (or with real estate clients) is preferred, but not required as long as someone has a genuine interest in this fast-paced and high-change sector. 
    We are seeking a solid accounting & finance professional, 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. During the current period of social distancing, the company will interview, hire, train, and onboard virtually, and the new Senior Accountant can work from home. 

    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.
  • Bookkeeper, Tri-Cities

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Tri Cities, BC, CA

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    Fantastic opportunity for an experienced bookkeeper who lives in Coquitlam, Port Moody, Port Coquitlam, or East Burnaby who is looking for a fulfilling job with a friendly and successful accounting firm. Steady work, great work-life balance, tight-knit team culture. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a reputable local CPA firm that was established over 30 years ago. The firm has just brought in 2 new partners who will gradually take over the practice as the original partners transition into retirement. The firm has long-standing and loyal clients, and they are continuing to grow- clients include public companies (15+), many private entrepreneurial businesses, and companies that plan to list on the TSX, and those clients are in a wide variety of industries including mining, financial technology, manufacturing.  

    This firm is full-service other than they do no do auditing- which means an escape from the normal heavy-duty stress and deadlines of audit season! Services include bookkeeping, tax (corporate and private), estate planning, CFO consultancy, etc. They have a tightknit and family-oriented culture, and the firm provides much better work/life integration than most public practices. If you are looking to have better hours, better compensation, and a shorter timeline to promotions, than this can be a great place for you to work and grow! 

    What- the Role: 

    Our client is seeking a new intermediate to senior level Bookkeeper for their successful and continuously growing practice. The beauty of working for a boutique firm is that you will have the opportunity to work more autonomously, in a flexible work environment focused on the work/life balance of its staff members. The role would include challenging accounting, financial reporting and taxation matters, with supporting staff assistance available. 

    For now, responsibilities will include:

    • Conducting bookkeeping on behalf of a few private clients using QuickBooks, Excel, Telpay, Caseware and other softwares.
    • Preparing sales tax returns and remittances (GST, PST).
    • Preparing EHT and WCB returns and remittances.
    • Posting transactions for bank accounts, credit cards, account receivable, accounts payable, shareholder and intercompany loans (reconciliations monthly).
    • Preparing quarterly trial balances for interim and annual financial statement preparation.
    • Preparing payroll calculations, pay cheques and source deduction remittances.
    • Preparing annual T4s, T2200s and related payroll items.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking a well-rounded full-cycle bookkeeping professional who can develop long-term with the tight-knit team. A collaborative work style, open and genuine communication style, and solid work ethic are all key. 

    • At least 5 years relevant bookkeeping work experience, and ideally 10+ years.
    • Experience in a similar entrepreneurial small to midsize public practice firm with a growing client base is preferred (but not required). 
    • Experience with payroll and associated remittances, as well as sales tax filings and remittances, is preferred. 
    • Proficiency in QuickBooks is essential, and experience using Telpay is preferred.  
    • Excellent organizational skills including ability to prioritize and multi-task; with the ability to adapt to facilitate timely client service and meet deadlines. 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
    • Attention to detail is essential.
    • Completion of an accounting diploma or other post-secondary education/training in accounting is considered an asset (no formal designation required).

    Where:  

    Tri-Cities area, within close walking distance to an Evergreen line Skytrain station and nearby street parking. The firm has a relaxed work environment in a newly renovated and bright office space. 

    How Much: 

    This firm pays competitively, and base salary will be commensurate with bookkeeping experience. There is also a discretionary bonus based on individual performance and firm profitability. 

    When & How to Apply:

    Swim Recruiting has been engaged exclusively on this search. We will be representing short-listed candidates directly to the partners for consideration. If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity with a local CPA firm in the Tri-Cities that is reputable, well-established, and growing quickly, 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.
  • Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    Great opportunity for an accounting professional early in their career who already has AP experience and who is eager to gain new accounting knowledge with an exciting company and great boss! Ideal is someone that will be pursuing their CPA.

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    Great opportunity for an accounting professional early in their career who already has AP experience and who is eager to gain new accounting knowledge with an exciting company and great boss! Ideal is someone that will be pursuing their CPA.

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client, an impressive high-end organization that offers a tight knit team and great boss! 

    What- the Opportunity:  

    To assist in the maintenance of the financial records of the for the company, working with the Finance team to produce accurate management accounts and balance sheets.
    The role is responsible for paying suppliers, credit control, preparing reconciliations and GST/ PST returns, and being the main interface on all inter-company transactions.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking a strong junior accountant that is proactive in their work and hard-working. Ideal is a recent graduate from a relevant Accounting Degree program or DAP program. Long-term pursuit of CPA designation is an asset but not required (company will support CPA studies). Candidates will be great communicators who are also self-motivated and organized. 

    Where: 

    Richmond, BC. 

    How Much: 

    Base salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits, a performance-based bonus, and more. Please discuss further 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. 
  • Junior Accountant, Accounts Payable

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    Great opportunity for someone looking for a stable work environment and friendly corporate culture in Richmond. Suitable for someone who wants to pursue their CPA designation in future. Blended role of AP and other junior accounting responsibilities. 

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    Great opportunity for someone looking for a stable work environment and friendly corporate culture in Richmond. Suitable for someone who wants to pursue their CPA designation in future. Blended role of AP and other junior accounting responsibilities. 

    Who- the Company:  

    Our client is a stable and well-managed organization, based in Richmond, with a 50-year history and a steady client base. 

    What- the Role: 

    AP Clerk/Junior Accountant, permanent and full-time position. Working closely with a tightknit team of 5 in accounting & finance and reporting into the Controller. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a good work ethic who wants to apply their education and to benefit from the mentorship of CPA designated accountants. 

    Accounts Payable 
    • Process accounts payable 
    • Process vendor invoices
    • Review and reconcile corporate credit cards and staff expenses 
    • Schedule and process vendor payments by EFT, cheque, and wire transfer
    • Ensure the company complies with all federal and provincial sales tax regulations.
    Junior Accounting 
    • Variance analysis of vendor accounts and purchase orders 
    • Prepare sales tax and corporate tax, and ensure compliance  
    • Contribute to KPI reporting
    • Assist in the delivery of timely and accurate financial information for shareholders, management, financial institutions and other stakeholders.
    • Help with the preparation of month-end accruals and allocations
    • Bank reconciliations 
    • Assist with interim and year-end audits
    Special Projects and Other Responsibilities
    • Contribute to budgeting processes 
    • Ad hoc analysis 
    • Assist with employee timesheets
    • Cross-train on Accounts Receivable, Administration, and Payroll so as to be able to provide occasional back-up to colleagues as necessary (i.e. vacations, sick days) 
    • Office administration 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for a self-motivated go-getter who is eager to kick-start their accounting career with a friendly organization where they can gradually grow over the years

    Must Haves:
    • Post-secondary education in accounting, with a track record of good grades and educational accomplishments 
    • 1 to 2 years of accounting work experience (perhaps gained through contracts, Co-op terms, internships, etc.)  
    • Plans to pursue CPA designation in future 
    • Systems savvy, with good Excel skills 
    • Excellent communication skills- written and verbal 
    • Adaptable and easy going, willing to help out the small team in a variety of areas. 
    • Detail oriented, analytical, self-starter, and adaptable to change
    • Excellent accuracy and organizational skills  
    Nice to Haves:
    • Early enrollment in the CPA program- perhaps 3-5 years away from designation 
    • Experience in an industry such as real estate development or construction 
    • Exposure to an ERP such as SAP or Oracle  

    Where: 

    Located in a corporate office in Richmond. There are buses that go there, but it’s best accessible by car for people commuting from Richmond, Delta, Vancouver, Burnaby, New West, and other cities. 

    How Much: 

    Base salary commensurate with accounting education and experience- please discuss with Swim. Additionally, the company provides a pension plan and PD support (i.e. costs associated with pursuing CPA). 

    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 the profiles of shortlisted candidates directly to the hiring team. 
  • Accounting Assistant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Surrey, BC, CA

    Great opportunity for an up and coming accounting professional to be part of a growing company.

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    Great opportunity for an up and coming accounting professional to be part of a growing company.

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a family owned business with a 10-year history, and an open door and positive environment. This is a young and motivated organization and everyone there is driven, committed and excited about the growth of the company. 

    What - the Role:

    Accounting Assistant, reporting into the Accounting Manager. Duties will include full cycle accounts payable including inputting invoices, matching with purchase orders and chq runs once or twice a week, processing EFTs, ensuring invoices are paid on time and discussing schedules and payments with the Accounting Manager on a weekly basis, and filing for Accounts payable, setting up new vendors and liaising with vendors to resolve discrepancies, back up with Accounts receivable when needed – creating invoices and applying payments if needed. There is opportunity to potentially grow into taking on further responsibilities including cash flow and foreign exchange duties down the line. Assist with other duties as required. Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with a thorough 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 3 years of experience processing Accounts Payable. We are seeking candidates who are committed and have a sincere interest in being part of helping the business grow. 

    Where: 

    Surrey, BC

    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. 
  • Collections Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | North 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 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 and Accounts Payables; timely processing and payment of invoices, keying and batching invoices, reviewing payment runs, printing of cheques as well as assisting the accounting department to ensure the smooth running of all accounting operations. 

    Where:

    North Vancouver. Nice & spacious office very close to the SeaBus and other transit. 

    How Much: 

    A base salary in the range of $40,000 to $43,000 depending 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.
  • Accounting Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    Fantastic career opportunity for an up & coming accountant who is looking to prove their potential and use their accounting education in a fast-paced and successful organization. This company will financially support the new Accounting Clerk in their future pursuit of CPA designation. Competitive total compensation and an excellent corporate culture! 

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    Fantastic career opportunity for an up & coming accountant who is looking to prove their potential and use their accounting education in a fast-paced and successful organization. This company will financially support the new Accounting Clerk in their future pursuit of CPA designation. Competitive total compensation and an excellent corporate culture! 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a very interesting and unique organization that sells their product throughout North America. They have a vibrant culture and a close-knit team. The company had a very successful 2019 and they are looking forward to an even more profitable 2020. 

    What- the Role: 

    We are recruiting for a new Accounting Clerk on a behalf of this great company. This is a newly created position due to continued growth and success. The new Acct Clerk will work on a local team of 4 in Accounting & Finance, and will report into a Director of Finance who is a Big 4 CPA, CA. 
    Responsibilities in this role will vary, but will include a mix of AP and AR, preparing routine reports, supporting month-end/quarter-end/year-end, variance analysis, monitoring customer accounts and credit limits, assisting with tax preparation, and other accounting and administrative tasks as assigned. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for people who are kick-starting their accounting career and who are self-motivated go-getters. The more efficient and adaptable the new Accounting Clerk is, the better! This organization believes in continuous personal and professional development and will support their new Accounting Clerk with the opportunity for steady career growth over the years. Qualified candidates will have post-secondary education in accounting (a diploma in accounting, for example) and will have serious plans to pursue their CPA designation in future. A team player mentality is crucial, and ideally the Accounting Clerk will take a genuine interest in what the company does and sells. 

    Where: 

    Located right next to a Skytrain station, easily accessible for people commuting by transit from Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey, New Westminster, etc. 

    How Much: 

    The starting base salary will depend on the candidate’s accounting experience and education level- please discuss with Swim. In addition to base salary, employees at this company get a cell phone allowance a fitness allowance, a paramedical allowance, and even eligibility for a performance-based bonus! This is a very competitive compensation package for a junior role. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that person directly. 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 junior accounting role working for a successful company, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Swim soon. 
  • Senior Analyst, Real Estate- Financial Planning & Analysis

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Fantastic opportunity to have a direct, tangible impact on the growing real estate business of an entrepreneurial, highly successful, and diversified company. We are seeking finance professionals who are very proficient in their strategic financial analysis and planning within real estate development. With this company you are NOT just a number, you are a crucial contributor to the company’s future. Open to Consultants or Employees. Part-time or Full-time. Senior Analyst level most likely, but could be open to Manager-level, as well- based on experience. 

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    Fantastic opportunity to have a direct, tangible impact on the growing real estate business of an entrepreneurial, highly successful, and diversified company. We are seeking finance professionals who are very proficient in their strategic financial analysis and planning within real estate development. With this company you are NOT just a number, you are a crucial contributor to the company’s future. Open to Consultants or Employees. Part-time or Full-time. Senior Analyst level most likely, but could be open to Manager-level, as well- based on experience. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a highly admired, reputable, and respected entrepreneurial Canadian company with a 25-year history. The diverse organization has many business lines, one of which is globally renowned. They also have significant real estate investment properties, spanning retail, office, and hospitality. 

    What- the Role: 

    The company has ambitious plans and it’s time for the business to hire a new Senior Analyst, Real Estate- Financial Planning & Analysis to help them achieve their goals. The leaders are open to hiring this individual on a part-time consulting basis, full-time consulting basis, part-time permanent basis, or full-time permanent basis- it will really depend on the person, the diversity of their skillset, and their long-term fit with the organization. 
    This is an excellent opportunity for a seasoned real estate professional who is looking for a friendly, tight-knit, and entrepreneurial corporate culture and who is craving the opportunity to have a direct positive impact on a high-growth organization with big plans and bold goals. 
    Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking a finance professional with at least 4 years’ relevant experience within investment analysis in the real estate sector (mixed-asset properties). Candidates will ideally have their CFA, CBV, MBA Finance, and/or CA. Strong financial modeling skills are required, and the ability to “tell the story behind the numbers” and support major business decisions with data-based forecasts. The work experience is crucial, of course, but we are also seeking a new Senior Analyst who has the personality and overall soft skills to mesh well with this company’s tight-knit, collaborative, and humble team. Friendly and effective business communication skills are key, as is an approachable and down-to-earth style. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office. 

    How Much: 

    Competitive compensation - please discuss with Swim. This compensation may take the form of an hourly consulting rate or a base salary. Permanent employees will receive a performance-based bonus, great health benefits, an RRSP matching program, and other perks. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    Swim Recruiting has been exclusive engaged to present our client with a short-list of qualified candidates. 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. If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity to directly contribute to a highly successful local success story, please do not hesitate to let Swim know soon!  
  • Accounts Payable Administrator

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Great opportunity for an accounting professional who already has AP experience and who is eager to gain new accounting knowledge with a large and reputable organization. Excellent Vancouver company with a great corporate culture and solid work/life balance. Role is open to early-stage CPA students. 

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    Great opportunity for an accounting professional who already has AP experience and who is eager to gain new accounting knowledge with a large and reputable organization. Excellent Vancouver company with a great corporate culture and solid work/life balance. Role is open to early-stage CPA students. 

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a reputable and very well-managed technology company with close to 1000 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:  

    Our client is seeking a new Accounts Payable Administrator who will process AP transactions, analyze reconciliations, support financial reporting, calculate and submit invoices, and also support month-end/quarter-end/year-end within the accounting team. The A/P Administrator will also cross-train in A/R and other functions so they can act as a back-up and so they can add to their accounting knowledge. 

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are looking for up & coming accounting professionals who are self-motivated and able to work successfully in a collaborative team environment. At least 2 years recent and relevant experience related to Accounts Payable. Long-term pursuit of CPA designation is an asset but not required (company will support CPA studies). Responsibilities will vary, and we are looking for people who are adaptable and versatile. A process-improvement mindset and the willingness to problem solve are key in this role! Candidates will be great communicators who are also self-motivated and organized. 

    Where: 

    Vancouver, BC. 

    How Much: 

    Base salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits, a performance-based bonus, and good work/life balance. Please discuss further 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. 
  • Senior Corporate Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    This is a great opportunity for an Accountant who is keen to work in a complex, interesting, and North American company. There is great opportunity for new learning and long-term career growth!

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    This is a great opportunity for an Accountant who is keen to work in a complex, interesting, and North American company. There is great opportunity for new learning and long-term career growth!

    Who - the Company: 

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

    What - the Role:

    Corporate Accountant reporting into the Controller. The successful candidate will be responsible for corporate monthly close and will assist the Controller with consolidations during quarter-end and assist with note preparations and financial statements. The Corporate Accountant will also be responsible for the day to day duties – including posting bank recs, cleaning up fixed asset ledger, regular amortization and depreciation etc. and reviewing AP. Additionally, the candidate will gain exposure to the treasury function and managing the equity program. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking Accountants who have a dynamic and outgoing personality, with great work ethic. Successful candidate will be working towards their Accounting Designation and will have 3 years of progressive accounting experience and the ability to implement and validate new processes. 

    Where: 

    Richmond, British Columbia

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with experience and skills, plus 3 weeks vacation and discretionary 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. 
  • 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.