ACCOUNTANT

Job Description

Description

Fantastic opportunity for a well-rounded Accountant who is eager to join a successful and growing company- a place where you can contribute, feel like an important member of the team, have a direct impact, and grow with the company over the years. Most suitable to a newly designated CPA or a CPA student who will achieve their CPA this year or next year. The company is located in North Vancouver, although currently employees are working remotely from home while still maintaining a tight-knit team culture! 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a fast-paced and innovative retail organization with a great reputation and highly quality products. The company has impressive leadership and their employees stand by the corporate values. The organization promotes a tightknit, supportive, and team-oriented culture. Truly a great place to work! 

What- the Role: 

Swim Recruiting has been engaged by this company to find a fantastic new ACCOUNTANT to join their tight-knit team!  This is a newly created position due to positive business growth and increasing workload. 
The Accountant will take on a variety of full-cycle accounting responsibilities such as financial reporting, inter-company transactions, tax preparation, journal entries, reconciliations, etc., and will directly support the Controller with month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close. The accountant will report directly to the Financial Controller and will work closely with the junior accountant (who is more so responsible for AP and AR invoicing, bank reconciliations, etc.).

Who- the Candidate: 

3 to 6 years relevant and progressive experience in accounting. We are looking for a well-rounded Accountant who has strong technical skills, as well as a great work ethic and a wonderful sense of fun. Qualified candidates will be collaborative team players with great communication skills (verbal and written). 
Candidates will have ideally passed the CPA CFE in 2019 or 2020, or have serious plans to write the CFE this year or next year. Good Excel skills are required, and experience using an ERP is highly preferred. Experience working in an accounting capacity with a fast-paced retail company is an asset! 

Where: 

This company is located in the heart of the action of North Vancouver and is close to stores, restaurants, and other amenities. They have a welcoming newly-renovated office. Currently most employees are working from home due to physical distancing, but longer term the Accountant will be working full-time from the office. 

How Much: 

Base salary is commensurate with accounting experience and education. Additionally, this company will provide their new employee with a generous product allowance, a health spending allowance, an office closure at Christmas, and other perks- please discuss with Swim! 

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving quickly and the Controller is eager to welcome the new Accountant onto the accounting & finance team! Swim Recruiting will be screening and shortlisting on behalf of our client and presenting suitable candidates directly to the hiring team for review. If you are interested in this great opportunity with a successful and growing company, please do not hesitate to apply. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. Thank you!  
 
 

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