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Accountant

Reference ID: 2016-2573
Category:
Banking, Finance and Insurance
Type:
Full Time
Location:
Vancouver, BC     

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Job Description:

Responsibilities include:

  • Reconcile bank accounts and petty cash.
  • Maintain prepayment and accrual schedules and prepare related journal entries.
  • Perform sub-ledger to general ledger reconciliations.
  • Prepare sales tax return working papers.
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly financial reporting package and related variance analysis.
  • Assist with the preparation of financial statements for foreign subsidiaries.
  • Ensure all financial deadlines are met in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Liaise with external auditors regarding financial reporting at the group and subsidiary level and prepare audit working papers and support schedules.
  • Liaise with colleagues at various levels in all departments in the organization to ensure completeness of financial information.
  • Understand the Company’s business environment and basic risk management approaches.
  • Identify internal control gaps and deficiencies, as well as efficiency and effectiveness opportunities.
  • Provide recommendations for improved and enhanced controls and business efficiencies.
  • Ensures confidential and private financial information is properly dealt with in accordance with public company governance.
  • Understand the Avigilon group structure and intercompany relationships.
  • Other duties as required from time to time related to the support of the Finance department.



Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or the equivalent combination of formal training and/or experience.
  • At least one year of full-cycle accounting experience.
  • A professional accounting designation or close to completion.



Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills and experience:


  • 2+ years of multi-company experience an advantage.
  • Big Four experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Detail-oriented and organized.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with both external and internal people.
  • Experience with an accounting ERP system (SAP preferred) in industry would be an asset



Perks and Benefits:



As a full-time employee at Avigilon, you are eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes MSP, extended health, dental, medical insurance while travelling, and the opportunity to participate in the Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP). You will also receive a health spending account to cover additional healthcare costs, such as vision care, RMT and chiropractor visits.

Perks at our Yaletown office include an outdoor basketball court and full service indoor gym, as well as excellent proximity to public transportation.


Posted: January 22, 2017
Closes:February 14, 2017
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Company Info
Size:
501-1000 employees
Industry:
Technology
Security

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About Avigilon

Avigilon (TSX: AVO) is defining the future of the security industry through innovative, end-to-end solutions. Delivering the world’s best technology, Avigilon’s industry-leading HD network video ma...

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