Senior Accountant

  • Fresh Tracks Canada
  • Front-line
    • Full Time | 
    • Permanent
  • 885 West Georgia Vancouver
  • Accessible Employer: Yes
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on February 5, 2024

Job Description

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Senior Accountant sits in the Accounting & Finance (“A&F”) Team. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the Financial Reporting function of the organization and be the right-hand person to our accounting leader.

This is an exciting time to become a part of our team as we are growing the responsibilities of the A&F function within the organization. The strong growth of the company is supporting a high-paced & rewarding environment. The A&F team continues to contribute to the key strategic decision-making that guides the company, and we are seeking someone with the ambition to become a key leader within Fresh Tracks Canada.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

RESPONSIBILITIES

Perform monthly close activities, including journal entry preparation, balance sheet account reconciliations, and review and analysis of relevant aspects of the balance sheet, cash flow and P&L
Conduct variance analysis and provide explanations for significant fluctuations
Oversee and manage financial transactions related to the company’s treasury activities, including foreign exchange hedging and investments
Periodically review the organization’s control environment to ensure that robust policies are in place
Work closely with the FP&A team to ensure the integrity of financial data
Provide technical accounting guidance and general ledger business support to our non-financial stakeholders across the business
Assist in the implementation and optimization of accounting policies and procedures
Coordinate with external engagement partners during the fiscal year-end review
Develop interactive and insightful dashboards and reporting using Power BI and other visualization tools
Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards, regulations, and company policies.
Coach & Mentor junior team members in the financial reporting team
Prepare statutory tax filings
Perform other special projects as needed

REQUIREMENTS

Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), with proven ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, clients, and stakeholders
Excellent relationship building skills for developing and keep effective working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders
Advanced level in Excel and Word, and intermediate level in PowerPoint and other MS office programs
Ability to work collaboratively and across disciplines for a common goal
Strong time management skills and ability to handle multiple demands and competing priorities
Proven ability to aggregate and analyze information and data for effective problem solving, and utilizes sound judgement
Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
Motivated and resilient individual that can drive change within the organization
Seeking a hands-on individual with the ability to navigate through various levels, from operational activities to strategic discussions. This candidate should possess the capacity to translate and streamline operational processes and reports for senior-level discussions, coupled with a proven ability to build things from scratch.
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a full cycle reporting
Professional accounting designation: CA, CGA, or CMA preferred but not essential
Experience with Microsoft BI preferred but not essential
Proven experience managing, leading and motivating staff
Experience with process analysis and improvement
Superior attention to detail and organizational skills
Ability to handle conflicting deadlines and prioritize
This role will be remote based in Calgary, with the expectation the individual will travel to Vancouver when required.

Salary/Wage

75,000-85,000

Other Perks/Benefits

REWARDS 3 weeks vacation (4 weeks after your first year) Extended health benefits package Applauz Recognition Comprehensive employee assistance program Paid anniversary day off “Pawternity leave” days for your new furry family members Great working hours Friendly and fun team environment with company celebrations and social events Access to Canadian travel industry discounts!

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