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Financial Accountant

Location
Surrey, BC
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Full Time
2 days ago
Financial Accountant
Surrey (Head Office), BC, 2121 160th St #200, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada Req #490

Monday, December 13, 2021

Westland Insurance Group Ltd has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant in Surrey, BC at our hybrid (partially remote) office.

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits
  • Diverse mix of staff and demonstrated work/life balance
  • Career growth opportunities and continuing education programs
  • The Opportunity:
  • As a member of the Financial Reporting team, you will perform regular monthly accounting processes using an assortment of systems and tools. In addition, you will have daily accounting or finance related responsibilities. You will accomplish these tasks to support our growing business and maintain our service standards.
  • In this role you'll:
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of assigned month-end reporting responsibilities and account reconciliations for multiple companies
  • Perform accounting responsibilities such as but not limited to:
    • Preparing adjusting journal entries
    • Assisting in the preparation of working papers
    • Preparing monthly bank reconciliations
    • Recording bank transactions
    • Perform Registry Accounting (if applicable) which include but not limited to
    • Recording bank transactions
    • Recording transactions into Accounting system from daily reports received from branch
    • Prepare monthly account reconciliations with the necessary working papers
    • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
    • Prepare financial statements
  • Prepare and submit sales tax filings for multiple provinces and territories
  • Complete inter-company account reconciliations for multiple companies
  • Responding to queries from our internal and external clients in a timely and professional manner
  • Performing ad-hoc projects in various capacities as needed


Here's what you bring:

  • Post-Secondary training in accounting
  • Working towards CPA designation
  • 2 - 3 years' working experience in account reconciliations (cash, assets, liabilities, inter-company)
  • Strong user of MS Office Suite, including Excel
  • Experience with medium to large ERP systems
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to take direction and complete tasks independently with little monitoring
  • Customer service disposition with a desire to learn and grow
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task
  • High degree of accuracy and keen attention to detail
  • Good technical, analytical, computer and database skills


Westland Insurance Group is one of the largest and fastest-growing independent property and casualty insurance brokers in Canada. With a national network of 170 locations and over 2,000 employees, the company continues to expand coast to coast. Westland's brokers provide expert advice to home, business, farm, life, and auto insurance clients. Since its founding in 1980, Westland has remained a family-owned company that is committed to supporting its local communities. For more information, please visit www.westlandinsurance.ca

Westland Insurance Ltd. is an inclusive organization that values diversity in its workforce. We listen, champion equality and diversity, and create safe welcoming spaces where everyone has a voice and is free to be themselves.

Westland Insurance Ltd. encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the recruitment team by email at jobs@westlandinsurance.ca

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