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Vancouver, BC
Full Time
A month ago
Intermediate level accounting role with a very well-established, reputable, and values-based mid-sized organization in Vancouver. The role involves diverse accounting & finance tasks, with a focus on revenue accounting and revenue recognition. Generous total compensation package, including a robust RRSP matching program and a good amount of paid time off.

Who- the Organization:
Our client is a mid-sized organization that was established over 25 years ago and is very reputable and respected- here in Vancouver and also Internationally. The organization is very values-based and people-focused. The employees working here get healthy work-life balance, job stability, interesting work, a very warm and welcoming work environment, and the opportunity for long-term career development.

Located in Vancouver, close to the Kitsilano and West Point Grey neigbhourhoods. Beautiful work environment, including on-site health & wellness activities and a cafeteria. There are various bus lines that run near the office (along West 4th Ave and West Broadway) and there is also free employee parking.

What- the Role:
Our client has created a new role for an Accountant. This person will report into the Controller and also work closely with the Director of Finance and the Accounts Receivable Specialist. A major focus for the Accountant will be revenue accounting- reviewing, reconciling, and recognizing revenue from the organization’s various revenue streams. The Accountant will also prepare journal entries, analyze accounts, process payments, prepare working papers, and assist with budgeting, year-end audit, financial reporting, and ad hoc accounting-related projects and process improvements. SWIM will provide interested and qualified candidates with a detailed job description.

Who- the Candidate:
We are seeking candidates with minimum 1 year of relevant accounting experience, and preferably 2 to 4 years of relevant work experience. Experience with revenue accounting and revenue recognition is required. Some form of relevant post-secondary education is vital (in accounting, commerce, business, etc.) and pursuit of CPA designation is preferred. Qualified candidates for this role will be self-motivated and detail-oriented, with great organizational, problem solving, communication, and critical thinking skills. The Accountant will have a professional, friendly, and patient approach to stakeholder management with non-accounting colleagues. Ability to learn new systems is important in this role- the company has a primary accounting system, and also uses lots of Excel and various other systems for billing, invoicing, etc.

How Much:
This organization provides their employees with a very generous total compensation package. Please discuss your base salary expectations with SWIM. In addition to base salary, employees receive comprehensive health & dental benefits, an annual health spending accounting, 3 weeks paid vacation plus a Christmas closure, professional development in the form of workshops and seminars, occasional yoga and fitness classes, etc. The organization also has a very robust and competitive RRSP matching program.

When & How to Apply:
SWIM has been engaged exclusively to recruit on this fantastic role! We will be presenting the profiles of qualified shortlisted candidates directly to the hiring Controller and Director of Finance for review. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Thank you!
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