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Swim Recruiting is a rapidly growing boutique recruitment agency located downtown Vancouver in Waterfront Station. Having served the Vancouver market successfully for 9 years, our growth has hit new unprecedented heights and we are looking for a new Senior IT Account Manager to join our team.
 
About Swim Recruiting and our culture:
We believe that everyone is unique and that everyone 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. 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 best and most respected employers in Vancouver.
 
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 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 we offer you:
  • Flexible work hours to suit your personal and family commitments
  • Generous (and simple!) un-capped commission structure
  • Full extensive benefits including RRSP matching

About you:
You are highly ethical and you love sales (and you love winning!). You enjoy friendly office banter and you’re the type of person who is confident enough to have a laugh at yourself and see the lighter side of life. You bring deep experience within Account Management in a technical recruitment market. In addition, you have at least 5 years of experience (or more) in a Recruitment Agency working on a variety of SDLC related roles such as Software Development, Software Testing, Database Administration, Business Analysis and Project Management to name a few.
 
Skills and Experience Required:
  • A minimum of 5 years’ recruitment experience within an Agency environment is a must have
  • Previous experience recruiting on Information Technology based positions including .Net Developers, Java Developers, SQL Developers, Business Analysts and Project Managers is a must have
  • Proven track record with cold calling, headhunting and networking
  • Experience recruiting through the use of social media platforms
  • Strong work ethic and demonstrated experience in a high pressure, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Understanding of technology
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Swim Recruiting is a rapidly growing boutique recruitment agency located downtown Vancouver in Waterfront Station. Having served the Vancouver market successfully for 9 years, our growth has hit new unprecedented heights and we are looking for a new Senior IT Account Manager to join our team.
 
About Swim Recruiting and our culture:
We believe that everyone is unique and that everyone 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. 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 best and most respected employers in Vancouver.
 
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 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 we offer you:
  • Flexible work hours to suit your personal and family commitments
  • Generous (and simple!) un-capped commission structure
  • Full extensive benefits including RRSP matching

About you:
You are highly ethical and you love sales (and you love winning!). You enjoy friendly office banter and you’re the type of person who is confident enough to have a laugh at yourself and see the lighter side of life. You bring deep experience within Account Management in a technical recruitment market. In addition, you have at least 5 years of experience (or more) in a Recruitment Agency working on a variety of SDLC related roles such as Software Development, Software Testing, Database Administration, Business Analysis and Project Management to name a few.
 
Skills and Experience Required:
  • A minimum of 5 years’ recruitment experience within an Agency environment is a must have
  • Previous experience recruiting on Information Technology based positions including .Net Developers, Java Developers, SQL Developers, Business Analysts and Project Managers is a must have
  • Proven track record with cold calling, headhunting and networking
  • Experience recruiting through the use of social media platforms
  • Strong work ethic and demonstrated experience in a high pressure, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Understanding of technology
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Who- the Company: Our client is a successful property management firm. Their management expertise includes the operations and management of Commercial buildings, Mixed-use buildings, Shopping Centers, and Industrial buildings and Lands, Multi-family apartment buildings.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

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

Qualifications

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

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

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

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

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

 What we are looking for:

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

Location:  

Vancouver BC
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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.  We celebrated our 10-year anniversary in 2017, and our company continues to grow. Swim Recruiters made placements with over 120 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 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
  • Excellent (and generous!) commission structure

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 junior-to-intermediate level accounting & finance and admin 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.
Language of work: English

Job Duties include:
  • Identify current and prospective staffing requirements, prepare and post notices and advertisements, and collect and screen applications
  • Advise job applicants on employment requirements and on terms and conditions of employment
  • Review candidate inventories and contact potential applicants to arrange interviews and arrange transfers, redeployment and placement of personnel
  • Provide excellent customer service to our clients and candidates

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking an experienced, talented, and self-motivated Accounting and Finance Recruitment Consultant to join our close-knit and top-notch Finance 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 Finance, Administrative and Accounting recruitment.
Culturally, you will be the type of person who loves to have a laugh at the office and you do not take things too seriously. You have an entrepreneurial mindset, take initiative, are results oriented, and have a strong sense of urgency. We 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.

Skills and Experience Required:
  • Over 1 year of recruitment experience in a Recruiting Firm. 
  • Experience in recruiting for Finance and Accounting a must!
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong sales focus 
  • Experience working with High Volume work load in a recruiting firm

Education:

Diploma in Business or related

Where: 

Based at our transit friendly office at 601 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC!

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!  

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Medical and dental benefits with MSP coverage after 3-month probation period
  • Annual salary of $55,500 and eligibility for commissions and bonus programs

When & How to Apply: 

If this role sounds like you, please don’t hesitate to apply. Please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume in WORD format.  Swim Recruiting will of course respect candidate confidentiality.  
Contact Information main: 604 689 7946
[JobDesc_TEXT] => 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. We celebrated our 10-year anniversary in 2017, and our company continues to grow. Swim Recruiters made placements with over 120 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 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 cultureExcellent (and generous!) commission structureWhat- 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 junior-to-intermediate level accounting & finance and admin 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.Language of work: EnglishJob Duties include:Identify current and prospective staffing requirements, prepare and post notices and advertisements, and collect and screen applicationsAdvise job applicants on employment requirements and on terms and conditions of employmentReview candidate inventories and contact potential applicants to arrange interviews and arrange transfers, redeployment and placement of personnelProvide excellent customer service to our clients and candidatesWho- the Candidate: We are seeking an experienced, talented, and self-motivated Accounting and Finance Recruitment Consultant to join our close-knit and top-notch Finance 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 Finance, Administrative and Accounting recruitment.Culturally, you will be the type of person who loves to have a laugh at the office and you do not take things too seriously. You have an entrepreneurial mindset, take initiative, are results oriented, and have a strong sense of urgency. We 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.Skills and Experience Required:Over 1 year of recruitment experience in a Recruiting Firm. Experience in recruiting for Finance and Accounting a must!Excellent communication skillsStrong sales focus Experience working with High Volume work load in a recruiting firmEducation:Diploma in Business or relatedWhere: Based at our transit friendly office at 601 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC!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! Compensation and Benefits:Medical and dental benefits with MSP coverage after 3-month probation periodAnnual salary of $55,500 and eligibility for commissions and bonus programsWhen & How to Apply: If this role sounds like you, please don’t hesitate to apply. Please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume in WORD format. Swim Recruiting will of course respect candidate confidentiality. 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  • 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.
  • 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 Assistant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Seeking an intermediate Accounts Payables /Accounting Clerk with 3 years of accounts payables or accounting administration experience for a downtown Vancouver client. 

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    Seeking an intermediate Accounts Payables /Accounting Clerk with 3 years of accounts payables or accounting administration experience for a downtown Vancouver client. 

    Who - The Company: 

    Swim Recruiting is very excited to represent this successful and well established publicly listed natural resources company. This Accounts Payables/Accounting Clerk opening is an amazing opportunity for someone seeking stable long-term employment. 

    What - The Role:

    You will be responsible for providing financial support within the accounting team and supporting other departments on cross-functional activities. Some areas you will be involved in:
    • Assist the accounting department in a variety of tasks and a variety of areas (AP, tax, accounting admin)
    • Ensure all invoices have required documentation, approval, and descriptions
    • Record all payable invoices in accounting software
    • Code invoices correctly 
    • Ensure that all transactions are recorded appropriately, on time, and using the appropriate description
    • Prepare daily wire transfers and weekly cheque runs
    • Expense reporting
    • Tax related data entry
    • Filing responsibilities

    Who - The Candidate:

    • At least 2+ years of AP or accounting experience gained in a high-volume environment.
    • Solid understanding of accounting practices.
    • Degree or diploma in accounting.
    • Experience in a public company will be considered an asset.  
    • Good understanding of an accounting ERP module and strong Excel skills.
    • Ability to work independently and have superior attention to detail.
    • The ability to jump right in and to juggle multiple deadlines.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to adjust to an everchanging environment and open to change.
    • Spanish language skills will be considered an asset.
    • Multi currency experience will be considered an asset.

    Where: 

    Vancouver, close to public transit.

    How much: 

    Competitive base salary along with excellent benefits and 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.
  • Accounts Payable / Accounting Administrator

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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    Seeking an intermediate Accounts Payables/Accounting Administrator with 3 years of accounts payables or accounting administration experience. Downtown Vancouver location. 

    Who - The Company: 

    Our client is a well-established dynamic and dare we saw amazing global organization! Within their category, they are ranked very highly globally. This Accounts Payables/ Accounting Administrator opportunity will be a huge career jump for AP candidates with a few years of experience. 

    What - The Role:

    You will be responsible for providing financial support within the accounting team and supporting other departments on cross-functional activities. Some areas you will be involved in:
    • Assist with accounting department in a variety of tasks and a variety of areas (AP, AR, Accounting Admin)
    • Ensure all invoices have required document support, approval and descriptions
    • Record all payable invoices in accounting software
    • Code invoices correctly according to business units, GL accounts, departments and subcategories
    • Ensure that all transactions are recorded appropriately, on time and using the appropriate description

    Who - The Candidate:

    • At least 2+ years of AP or Accounting high volume experience 
    • Good understanding of an accounting ERP module – Intermediate Excel.
    • Ability to work independently with superior attention to detail.
    • The ability to jump right in and want to learn a variety of tasks.

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver

    How Much:

    Commensurate with experience, the salary is between $45,000- $52,000 plus health benefits  and 3 weeks’ vacation.

    When & How To Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.
  • Senior Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    Fantastic career opportunity with a local high profile global public company that has such a fun and unique culture. Great role for a CPA with complex accounting and finance skills honed within public practice. Great team with a tight knit culture and many perks!

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    Fantastic career opportunity with a local high profile global public company that has such a fun and unique culture. Great role for a CPA with complex accounting and finance skills honed within public practice. Great team with a tight knit culture and many perks!

    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a significant global public company headquartered just outside of Vancouver. This company is a leader in their industry with many perks that are unique to them such as a subsidized cafeteria, roof-top soccer field, on-site gym and many more. They have a reputation 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: 

    This is an excellent opportunity to be a member of a fast paced, high performing Accounting Team. The Canada Corporate Accounting team is responsible for:
    • Providing timely and accurate financial information that is transparent to users.
    • Creating and enforcing key controls designed to safeguard corporate assets and promote compliance with external regulations.
    Objective:
    • Be a part of a globally integrated team, capable of continuously improving our systems, processes, and controls, to proactively discharge our financial and transactional responsibilities, as well as serve as valued partners in supporting our business operations.
    Key Responsibilities:
    • Supports North America (NA) and Global general ledger (GL) close process by 1) preparing and loading entries relating to cash, fixed assets, payroll and corporate functions 2) reviewing and certifying balance sheet reconciliations and 3) preparing NA and Global reports which analyze trends vs. quarter, year-to-date and prior year.
    • Partners with our remote teams 1) ensure that financial results for NA are delivered on time and are complete, accurate, and compliant with internal policies and external regulations and 2) transition aspects of the NA GL process as part of an initiative to reallocate roles and responsibilities 
    • Reviews and monitors the North America tax credit accruals against the terms and conditions of the relative agreements or legislation for accuracy and entitlement.  Also, monitor claim process to ensure the annual claim is consistent with the amount accrued.
    • Support the companies balance sheet FX hedging forecast to Treasury including Canada transfer pricing calculations and the coordination of forecast information with global partners
    • Partner with Treasury and external fund managers to prepare the monthly investment entries for EA Inc. and EA International.
    • Continuously evaluates, recommends, and implements changes to processes impacting the GL close for North America, Canada shared services teams and Treasury balance sheet FX hedging.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Who- the Candidate:

    • Recent or newly designated CPA with relevant experience in public practice.
    • Bachelor’s university degree required, preferably finance related. Professional accounting designation is preferred. Minimum 3 years of relevant business experience 
    • Advanced excel, accounting and financial skills required
    • Excellent organizational, problem solving and communication skills.  Attention to detail and accuracy a must
    • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
    • Experience with Oracle R12 an asset
    • Adopts a customer-focus mindset and capable of working independently or as part of a team 
    • Confidentiality and integrity in dealing with highly sensitive information.
    • Self-motivated, able to work with little or no supervision, demonstrates initiative, flexibility, teamwork, maturity under pressure, and anticipates and resolves problems before they develop.

    Where: 

    Burnaby, with a unique impressive office space! 

    How Much:

    Generous compensation commensurate with experience, bonus, RRSP, ESPP and more. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this unique opportunity, 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 in Word format
  • AR Supervisor

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Surrey, BC, CA

    This is a great opportunity for an AR Supervisor who is keen to work in a complex, high volume, and fast paced company. There offers a chance to join a well-established finance & accounting team with an impressive leadership team and interesting history.

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    This is a great opportunity for an AR Supervisor who is keen to work in a complex, high volume, and fast paced company. There offers a chance to join a well-established finance & accounting team with an impressive leadership team and interesting history.

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a leading independent fabricator and installer of steel reinforcements with operations across Canada and the United States.  

    What - the Role: 

    The AR, Credit & Collections Supervisor position (6 month contract) is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to hold a key role on the Project and Finance team. This position reports to the Operations Controller.

    Responsibilities include: 

    • Collections 
      • Monthly progress billing on construction projects
      • Holdback 
      • Retail invoices
    • Coordination of resolution of billing and payment issues by identifying problems and ensuring they are resolved by the appropriate party
    • Coordination/arrangements for receipt of payments via EFT, cash, credit card, and cheques
    • Coding and recording receipts
    • Collection forecast
    • Credit insurance reporting
    • AR aging reporting to management
    • Holdback reporting to management
    • New customer screening
      • Credit applications
      • Equifax reporting review
      • Credit limit assessment for management approval
    • Participation in annual audit support preparation

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking experienced AR professionals who have a dynamic and outgoing personality, with a great work ethic. This candidate will be consistently liaising with internal and external stakeholders so must have good communication skills. 

    Skills and abilities:

    • Excellent time management and organizational skills
    • Construction industry experience preferred
    • Proficient in Outlook and comfortable keeping on top of high-volume correspondence
    • Experience working in Excel 
    • Strong communication skills and comfortable interfacing with management, customers, and colleagues
    • Detail-oriented 
    • Self-motivated and able to prioritize tasks independently

    Where: 

    Surrey, British Columbia

    How Much:

    Hourly rate commensurate with experience and skills, plus additional vacation pay.

    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 Corporate Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    This is a great opportunity for a Qualified 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 a Qualified 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:

    Senior 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 will focus on note preparations and financial statements. The Senior Corporate Accountant will also be responsible for the day to day complex entries – including posting bank recs, cleaning up fixed asset ledger, regular amortization and depreciation etc. and reviewing AP. Additionally, the candidate will support the Corporate Controller with Business combination accounting and can 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 Qualified Accountants who have a dynamic and outgoing personality, with great work ethic. This candidate will be consistently liaising with stakeholders from different entities, from Manager to VP level, and must have good communication skills. Successful candidate will have experience with a public company, and sound knowledge of IFRS, and the ability to implement and validate new processes. Must have strong Excel and ERP experience. 

    Where: 

    Richmond, British Columbia

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with experience and skills, plus 3 weeks vacation and target 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. 
  • 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 1 year 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. 
  • Financial Reporting Manager

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    Financial Reporting Manager – Fantastic opportunity to transition into industry from public accounting. Join a global leader in its field based at HQ in Burnaby. 

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    Financial Reporting Manager – Fantastic opportunity to transition into industry from public accounting. Join a global leader in its field based at HQ in Burnaby. 

    Who - The Company: 

    Our client is a progressive and international manufacturing organization with HQ in Burnaby and locations globally. They have been in business for over 25 years and is a stable yet consistently growing organization. This is an excellent opportunity to work closely with a large and dynamic finance and accounting team in a growth-oriented environment. This company has social events throughout the year, and they look for people who can strike the balance between hard-working and fun-loving. 

    What- the Opportunity: 

    Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the Financial Reporting Manager is an integral part of the
    finance team, directly responsible for managing the preparation of corporate financial reports
    including annual financial statements at consolidated level. The successful candidate will be the go-to
    person for complex accounting issues, oversee the implementation of new financial accounting
    and reporting standards, implement reporting best practices, lead the external financial audit, and
    assist in building out the external reporting function. This person will also work directly with other
    finance and non-finance leaders on finance and/or company-wide strategic initiatives.

    Responsibilities:
    • Assist in building out the financial reporting function with 1-2 direct reports
    • Lead the preparation of annual financial statements with support from all finance functions and assist in the coordination of annual audit
    • Manage communications with external auditors on external financial statements and accounting issues to ensure auditor agreement with company decisions on accounting disclosures and issues
    • Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance, provide IFRS interpretation and prepare technical memorandums that document issues in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner
    • Communicate and explain accounting issues and evolving accounting guidance to various internal stakeholders
    • Maintain existing and implement improved business and accounting processes and policies under IFRS to streamline period end close and financial reporting
    • Perform continuous assessment of the close process and process re-engineering to reduce the timing to close the financial period
    • Prepare the monthly and quarterly management reports
    • Support month-end and year-end closing
    • Participate in other projects as required
    • Develop and retain a talented team of energetic, bright-minded, results-driven professionals

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking an individual ideally from a public accounting firm at manager level looking to make the transition into industry with a bachelor’s degree and accounting designation (CPA or equivalent). Demonstrated experience leading and coaching a team as well as strong skills technically is a requirement for this position. This is a fantastic accounting & finance team that are progressive, ambitious and career oriented yet down to earth and very friendly. They are seeking someone like-minded to join them!

    How much: 

    Competitive base salary along with excellent benefits and bonus.

    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. 
  • Director of Accounting

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    This is a very diverse finance & accounting role that lends itself well to someone with a versatile skillset who can be both hands-on and strategic. We’re looking for a people manager who enjoys putting in place process improvements and leading by example. 

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    This is a very diverse finance & accounting role that lends itself well to someone with a versatile skillset who can be both hands-on and strategic. We’re looking for a people manager who enjoys putting in place process improvements and leading by example. 

    Who- the Company: 

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

    What- the Role:  

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

    Who- the Candidate: 

    This role has a great deal of variety and it is a crucial part of a collaborative accounting & finance team. We are seeking a high-potential and well-rounded finance professional with a track record of success in fast-paced and ever-changing environments. 

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

    What- the Qualifications:  

    Potential candidates will have at least 5 of the following 10 qualifications- please note the first 3 are required:

    1. Canadian CPA designation (or International equivalent).  Pursuit of CFA and/or MBA viewed as an asset. 
    2. At least 10 years of progressive accounting & finance work experience. 
    3. People management experience and natural leadership abilities.
    4. Corporate tax experience (tax compliance and/or tax planning). 
    5. Public practice training.  Preferably within a multi-national firm; preferably with exposure to departments in addition to audit, such as tax, consulting, or corporate finance. 
    6. Highly proficient in Excel. 
    7. Work experience in the real estate sector. 
    8. Solid experience with financial systems, including project work in system optimization or upgrades. 
    9. Treasury and cash management experience. 
    10. Experience in a complex, entrepreneurial, and privately held company with diverse business interests.   

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver. 

    How Much: 

    Very competitive total compensation- please discuss with Swim Recruiting. 

    When: 

    Swim Recruiting has been engaged exclusively on this search and will be shortlisting qualified candidates and presenting directly to the hiring team. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon if you are interested in discussing this opportunity further. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume.
  • Finance Manager or Bookkeeper (Part-time and work-from-home options)

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Our client is a non-profit organization with operations across BC. They are a small, tight-knight group of dedicated and passionate employees working to make a difference. They offer work-from-home flexibility up to 4 days/week remote and at least 1 day/week in the office!

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    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a non-profit organization with operations across BC. They are a small, tight-knight group of dedicated and passionate employees working to make a difference. They offer work-from-home flexibility up to 4 days/week remote and at least 1 day/week in the office!

    What- the Role: 

    Standalone Finance Manager, working alongside 5 off-site managers and key internal Director and Executive level stakeholders. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.    

    Key responsibilities are as follows: 
    • Payroll
    • Benefit administration, maintaining personnel files
    • Expense reports
    • GST, Corp tax, WCB Remittances 
    • Financial statements
    • Donation Reconciliation 
    • Budget planning and forecasting
    • T4 and T4A filing 
    • Audit support

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking candidates with not-for-profit experience in finance – this is a must have! Our client is open to bookkeepers as well as experienced accounting candidates who would be open to part-time hours. Candidates must be professional, organized, detail-oriented, efficient, reliable, and a team player. 

    • a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a Bookkeeper
    • knowledge of Canadian Tax Regulations and Non-Profit Charity Regulations
    • solid understanding of Quickbooks 
    • experience with government grants/contracts 
    • knowledge of Federal and provincial tax laws for non-profit organizations 
    • excellent analytical skills 
    • formal bookkeeping or accounting education (ie: Certified Professional Bookkeeper)

    Where: 

    South Vancouver, public transit accessible. Free parking available. 

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with experience, ideally in the range of $50-60k. Benefits include a comprehensive extended healthcare plan, a beautiful office, and an on-site gym (discounted rates).

    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.
  • Mortgage Analyst

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

    Our client is a premier provider of real estate focused investments and credit products. They have created its success through strong relationships, team management and their core values of trust, professionalism and exceptional service. Our client takes great pride in helping our communities grow and prosper, one client at a time. The successful candidate will be able to adapt to the duties and task provided with a “no task too big, no task too small” attitude. There is extensive room for growth as this position continues to develop and expand.

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    Who- the Company: 

    Our client is a premier provider of real estate focused investments and credit products. They have created its success through strong relationships, team management and their core values of trust, professionalism and exceptional service. Our client takes great pride in helping our communities grow and prosper, one client at a time. The successful candidate will be able to adapt to the duties and task provided with a “no task too big, no task too small” attitude. There is extensive room for growth as this position continues to develop and expand.

    What- the Role: 

    Team Support – Lending 
    • Evaluate appraisals, credit scores and contracts to create deal reports to be reviewed by credit committee
    • Underwrite mortgage investment files through to funding, including confirmation of pre-funding conditions and security documentation
    • Coordinate refinancing for borrowers
    • Direct correspondence with conveyancing solicitors and brokers
    • Follow-up on outstanding mortgage documentation for new deals
    • Foster relationships with individual brokers and brokerages
    • Prepare, organize, and categorize mortgage files in preparation for reviews by directors, banks and auditors
    • In addition to the above, the successful candidate will work closely with the all team members, including the executives, to work on specifically assigned projects that will require limited supervision but will be critical to ongoing company growth.

    Team Support – Accounting 
    • Assist Accountant & Controller with the reconciliation of pre-authorized debit payments, preparation of payout/paydown statements and mortgage statements
    • Offer secondary assistance with certain administrative duties, as required

    Who- the Candidate: 

    • Post-Secondary education with an emphasis in business, administration or equivalent
    • 1 -3 years’ experience in real estate, conveyance, mortgage financing, or banking
    • Some junior commercial lending experience required
    • Strong written and oral skills
    • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
    • Good knowledge of MS Office/Word/Excel/Outlook
    • Can adapt and think quickly on their feet to make recommendations to the executive
    • Ability to multitask and prioritize time sensitive matters
    • Enjoys working in a dynamic environment and assisting other departments as needed

    Where: 

    Fraser Valley, BC 

    How Much: 

    Commensurate with experience and skills. Swim can provide more insight.

    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.
  • Project Specialist

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Our downtown Vancouver client is seeking a new Project Accountant for their collaborative, fun-loving, and high-performing team. This is a blended role involving both project accounting (i.e. complex billing & invoicing) and project coordination (i.e. work in progress tracking and project reporting). An accounting designation is an asset, but not required, and in fact the pursuit of a PMP certification is just as relevant. 

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    Our downtown Vancouver client is seeking a new Project Accountant for their collaborative, fun-loving, and high-performing team. This is a blended role involving both project accounting (i.e. complex billing & invoicing) and project coordination (i.e. work in progress tracking and project reporting). An accounting designation is an asset, but not required, and in fact the pursuit of a PMP certification is just as relevant. 

    Who- the Company:  

    Our client is an international consulting firm with an almost 30-year history that provides professional services on diverse and large-scale projects taking place in several different countries. This organization hires people who are self-motivated and who are collaborative team players who can also work autonomously. They have a fun-loving, entrepreneurial, and dynamic corporate culture. 

    What- the Role: 

    Our client is looking for a new Project Accountant for their very busy and collaborative team. The new Project Acct will be working along several peers, each with a different client portfolio for which they are responsible for the project billing/invoicing, project reporting (scheduled and ad hoc), work in progress (WIP) tracking and reconciliation, forecasting, budget tracking, etc. Providing excellent customer service while having a keen eye for detail is crucial in this fast-paced role!

    Who- the Candidate: 

    We are seeking candidates with at least 2 years’ relevant work experience in a similar project-based accounting role. The ability to interpret and manage complex billing and invoicing is very important. Some form of post-secondary education related to accounting is required. Qualified candidates will take an interest in project management and will be keen to contribute to the smooth running of large-scale and complex projects- please note that the company would financially support the Project Accountant should they choose to pursue their PMP certification in future. Great English communication skills are key (written and verbal), and speaking a second language (Spanish, French, etc.) is advantageous. 

    How Much: 

    This company provides employees with a generous total compensation package. Base salary will be commensurate with experience, education, and skills. Additionally, employees will receive a performance-based bonus, and professional development support (i.e. pursuing a relevant certification, attending conferences, etc.). Employees can also track overtime hours if/when worked and take in future as time in lieu (or get paid out for the overtime). This company has many fun corporate events, and there are employee perks like free on-site exercise classes. 

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver. The corporate office has showers and bike lockers on site, and many employees commute to work by bike, transit, or foot. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving quickly, so please apply soon if you are keen to discuss further. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to them directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume as soon as you can. Swim Recruiting will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for review. 
  • Business Analyst - Finance

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

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

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

    Who - the Company:  

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

    What - the Role: 

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

    Who- the Candidate: 

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

    What- the Qualifications:

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

    How Much: 

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

    When & How to Apply: 

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

  • Corporate Controller in North Vancouver

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

    An award-winning technology company with cutting-edge products on the market.

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    Who- the Company:  

    An award-winning technology company with cutting-edge products on the market.

    What- the Role:  

    Our client is seeking a fantastic Controller to lead their finance function. This is a newly created role and you will be the most senior member of the finance team with one direct report. In addition to ensuring best in class financial controls, and accurate reporting and forecasting for the organization, you will work with the operations team on the implementation of a new ERP. 

    Who- the Candidate:  

    In addition to a Professional Accounting designation, you have relevant industry experience in manufacturing and technology, and a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or Finance. Prior experience in a start-up environment is ideal. Our client is seeking a Corporate Controller with 5+ years experience managing full cycle accounting and reporting. A strong communicator, you thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoying leading a team. 

    Compensation: 

    Competitive base salary, 3 weeks’ vacation, 50:50 employer/employee paid benefits, discretionary 10% bonus based on company performance 

    Where:

    North Vancouver 

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary, 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. 
  • Manager, Technical Accounting and Reporting

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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

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    Who- the Company:

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

    What- the Role:  

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

    Who- the Candidate:  

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

    Where:

    Downtown Vancouver 

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary with generous completion bonus

    When & How to Apply:

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please do not hesitate in applying as this search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim already, please reach out to that individual directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “Apply Now” to send us your resume. 
  • 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. 
  • AP Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Seeking entry-level AP clerks with 1+ year of accounts payable experience. Downtown Vancouver location. Immediate start available. 

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    Seeking entry-level AP clerks with 1+ year of accounts payable experience. Downtown Vancouver location. Immediate start available. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a well-established group of private companies in the resources business. This role works with one of the most active companies in the group – over $60m in revenues. Within their niche category, they are ranked in the top 5 in North America. This AP Clerk opportunity will be a huge career jump for AP candidates with a few years of experience. Immediate start is preferred. 

    What - the Role:

    You will be responsible for providing financial support within the accounting team and supporting other departments on cross-functional activities. Some areas you will be involved in:
    • Ensure all invoices have required document support, approval and descriptions
    • Record all payable invoices in accounting software
    • Code invoices correctly according to business units, GL accounts, departments and subcategories
    • Ensure that all transactions are recorded appropriately, on time and using the appropriate description

    Who - the Candidate:

    • At least 1+ year of AP experience 
    • Good understanding of an accounting ERP module - Sage Accpac 300 strongly preferred
    • Good Microsoft Excel skills.
    • Ability to work independently with superior attention to detail.

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver

    How Much:

    Commensurate with experience, the salary is between $40,000- $50,000 plus study support, extended health benefits (100% covered) and 2 weeks vacation.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Seeking a new Accounts Receivable Clerk for a well-established organization in Vancouver. 

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    Seeking a new Accounts Receivable Clerk for a well-established organization in Vancouver. 

    Who - the Company:   

    Our client is a respected and well-established forestry company located in Vancouver. 

    What - the Role: 

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

    Who - the Candidate:  

    Successful candidate will have at least 2 years of Accounts Receivable experience and will also be detail-oriented, systems savvy, and customer-service oriented. 

    Where:  

    Vancouver. Transit accessible.  

    How Much:

    Base salary and bonus, commensurate with level of experience, skills, and education.  

    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, Corporate Development

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

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

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

    Who- the Candidate: 

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

    • At least 5 years’ and ideally over 6 years of progressive work experience, perhaps in investment banking, management consulting, or private equity. 
    • Must have a relevant designation or graduate degree such as CFA or MBA.
    • A technical educational background, such as engineering (P.Eng.), is a significant asset. 
    • Highly proficient in Excel, with ability to build sophisticated financial models and create macros from scratch. Experience using a BI tool is an asset, as is experience working with DCF models. 
    • Experience in a large and complex global public company is highly preferred. 

    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 paid-time-off program. Swim can provide more insight. 

    Where: 

    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 corporate development 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 Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    A reputable public practice firm providing taxation, assurance and business advisory services to clients. 

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    Who- the Company:

    A reputable public practice firm providing taxation, assurance and business advisory services to clients. 

    What- the Role:  

    Our client is seeking a fantastic Senior Accountant to join their firm.  This is an exciting opportunity for an accomplished Senior Accountant to build solid client relationships and provide sound business advice. Our client is open to candidates wishing to work downtown or from a home office. This position may interest a newly qualified CPA, or a more tenured CPA, and compensation will be commensurate with level of experience. Candidates require experience with personal and corporate tax compliance matters and be comfortable assisting clients with tax planning.

    Who- the Candidate:  

    A designated Accountant with previous public practice experience, you are passionate about delivering client service excellence and providing sound business advice. 
    Responsibilities:
    • Completing and reviewing compilation, review, and audit engagements for private enterprises in a wide variety of industries. 
    • You will be familiar with personal and corporate tax compliance matters and will be responsible for working alongside a partner in assisting clients with their tax planning and corporate reorganizations. 
    • Work directly with clients

    You have:
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to analyze complex information
    • Flexibility to manage multiple assignments and changing priorities

    Where:

    Downtown Vancouver 

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary, 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 
  • Senior Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Abbotsford, BC, CA

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

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    Who- the Company:

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

    What- the Role:  

    Our client is seeking a fantastic Senior Accountant with full-cycle accounting and sound financial statement analysis skills. This is an exciting opportunity for an accomplished Senior Accountant as there are very good growth and development opportunities. 

    Who- the Candidate:  

    Our client is seeking an Accountant with a minimum 4 years progressive accounting experience who lives in the Fraser Valley.   An effective communicator, you enjoy working collaboratively across the organization.  
    Responsibilities
    • Oversee day to day accounting and financial operations including, AR, AP, GL, inventory, fixed assets, government remittance, month-end and year-end close
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly and year end working papers and financial statements
    • Analyze financial information and summarizing financial status
    • Provide advice and training to stakeholders as it relates to financial accounting information
    • Train, mentor, and develop other accountants
    • Collaborate with the controller to develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls, financial analysis and ad hoc financial management reporting
    • Assure compliance with government reporting
    • Act as the liaison with the external auditors
    Requirements:
    • 4+ years of solid full cycle day to day accounting experience. Manufacturing experience is an asset
    • Designated CPA, or current CPA student with a designation completion date target in the next 2 years
    • Advanced ability to analyze financial trends and variance
    • Exceptional attention to detail, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills to internal and external stakeholders
    • Flexible and adaptable to changes in a growing environment while maintaining strong support for the team
    • A team player with a positive attitude who shows real initiative and enjoys working collaboratively but can be counted on to work independently

    Where:

    Abbotsford 

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary, 3 weeks vacation, extended health (70:30 employer: employee), pension after 1 year

    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. 
  • Intermediate/Senior Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

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

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

    Who - the Company: 

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

    What - the Role:

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

    Who - the Candidate:

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

    Where: 

    Vancouver, BC – Close to Granville Island

    How Much:

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

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Payroll Administrator

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

    Great opportunity for a Payroll Administrator role with a well-established growing company! 

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    Great opportunity for a Payroll Administrator role with a well-established growing company! 

    Who - the Company: 

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

    What - the Role:

    Payroll Administrator, reporting to the Head of Finance. Successful candidate will be responsible for processing full cycle payroll for under 200 employees within Canada and US. Duties will include, but are not limited to processing ROE’s, T4’s, remittances, tracking vacation, reconciliations, reporting, and being the main point of contact for all inquiries related to payroll.

    Who - the Candidate:

    We are seeking candidates with minimum 3 years of full cycle payroll experience. US Payroll experience is an asset. Successful candidate will have a customer service-oriented approach, and will be efficient, with a passion for process improvement!

    Where: 

    Richmond, BC

    How Much:

    Commensurate with experience and skills. Swim can provide more insight.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Senior Financial Analyst

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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

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    What: 

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

    Why: 

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

    Where: 

    Vancouver, BC and transit accessible.  

    Responsibilities of the Role:  

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

    Requirements for the Role: 

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

    How Much: 

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

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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

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

    Who- The Company: 

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

    What- The Role: 

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

    Who- the Candidate: 

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

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver. 

    How Much: 

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

    When & How to Apply: 

    If you are qualified for, and interested in, this great FP&A opportunity with a successful tech organization, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible as this search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly.  If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.
  • Senior Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Langley, BC, CA

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

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

    Who - the Company: 

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

    What - the Role:

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

    Who - the Candidate:

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

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

    Where: 

    Langley, British Columbia

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary and total compensation package commensurate with experience and skills. Please discuss further with Swim. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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

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

    Who - the Company: 

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

    What - the Role:

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

    Who - the Candidate:

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

    Where: 

    Vancouver (Transit Accessible – right across from the Skytrain)

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with level of experience, plus bonus.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Director, Business Planning - Dec '18

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC

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

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

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

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

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

     What we are looking for:

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

    Location:  

    Vancouver BC
  • Senior Project Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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

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

    Who - the Company: 

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

    What - the Role:

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

    Who - the Candidate:

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

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver

    How Much:

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

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Senior Financial Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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

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

    Who - the Company: 

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

    What - the Role:

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

    Who - the Candidate:

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

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver 

    How Much:

    Base salary commensurate with level of experience.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Corporate Controller: Maternity Leave Coverage

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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

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    What: 

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

    Why: 

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

    Where: 

    Vancouver, BC and transit accessible in a beautiful office.

    Responsibilities of the Role:

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

    Requirements for the Role:

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

    How Much:

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

    When & How to Apply:

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

  • Intermediate Accountant

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

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

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

    What - The Role:

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

    Who - The Candidate:

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

    Where: 

    Maple Ridge, BC

    How Much:

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

    When & How To Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Finance Manager

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, Canada

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

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

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

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

  • Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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

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

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

    Responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

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

    Qualifications

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

  • Intermediate Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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

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

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

    Who- the client:

    A rapidly growing company located in Vancouver.

    What- the role: 

    Intermediate accountant

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

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

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

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

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

    Where: 

    Vancouver

    When & How to Apply: 

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

  • Invoicing Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

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


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


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

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


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

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


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


    When & How to Apply:This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format.


  • Commercial Property Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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


    Where: Downtown, Vancouver


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


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


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


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


    How Much: Base salary commensurate with level of experience


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format.


  • Corporate Internal Auditor

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

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


    Where: Richmond, British Columbia


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


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


    Experience and Technical Skills:


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


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


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format


  • Part-Time Bookkeeper (Flexible Schedule)

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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


    Where: Downtown, Vancouver


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

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

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


    Who- the Candidate:

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


    How Much: $24 - $27/hr


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format.


  • Billing Clerk

    Accounting & Finance | Contract | Vancouver, AB, CA

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


    Where: Downtown, Vancouver


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


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


    Who- the Candidate:

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


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


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format.


  • Accounting Administrator for a growing and fascinating Manufacturing Company!

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

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

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

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

    Duties include:

    Accounting:

    · Process Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable

    · Process accounting vouchers for approval

    · Perform reconciliation of accounts

    · Analyze, monitor and update costing of inventory system

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

    · Data entry into accounting system for all related accounting modules

    · Other general accounting duties as required


    Reception / general administration:

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

    · Coordinate courier of parcels/packages


    Qualifications- Must Haves:

    · Accounting diploma or equivalent

    · Minimum two years working experience in a related accounting position

    · Some reception skills and experience an asset

    · Good organizational skills, ability to multi tasks

    · Good communication and interpersonal skills

    · Excellent computer skills


    Qualifications- Nice to Haves:

    · Knowledge of Syspro 7 an asset

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

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

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




  • Payroll and Benefits Specialist

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Richmond, BC, CA

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

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

    Where - the location Richmond BC

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

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

    Who- the Candidate:

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

    How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience and skills

    When & How to Apply: This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format. 
  • Property Accountant

    Accounting & Finance | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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