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Accountant

  • Location

    Vancouver

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Perm

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    JO-2405-14313

  • Expiry date:

    2027-06-17

Horizon Recruitment has an excellent opportunity to join a shipping company on the verge of a large growth spurt. They are now looking to build an in-house accounting department that is currently outsourced. The Accountant will be responsible for full cycle accounting, payroll for a small team, and ad hoc analysis. As the company gears up for growth, this person will also help with processes that will help them grow sustainably.


Responsibilities:

  • Full-cycle accounting process including the preparation of journal entries, bank recs, and GL recs
  • Prepare accurate payroll, various filings, and payables that are paid on time, every time
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reports requested by senior leadership
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly budget vs. actual reporting with variance analysis
  • Help identify new initiatives and make recommendations to improve systems and processes
  • Prepare working papers for tax reporting and assist in corporate tax audits
  • Assist external auditors as part of the year end audit

Requirements:

  • Having or working towards an accounting designation (CPA, CA, CGA, CMA)
  • 4+ years of experience working in a small to mid-sized organization where you have had to wear many hats
  • Ability to analyze complex business situations, summarize key issues, and make practical recommendations
  • Excellent analytical skills and applies a creative approach to problem solving
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Fluency in Mandarin is an asset

Remuneration:

  • $70,000-$80,000


**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.