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Finance and Accounting Manager

Full Time
A month ago
Fantastic opportunity for a senior-level designated accountant who is seeking a diverse, stable, and fulfilling job with a friendly, close-knit team. This company provides very good work/life balance. Working for a very stable, highly successful, and extremely reputable family-owned multi-entity company! Responsibilities include full-cycle accounting, tax compliance, payments, investor reporting, and cash flow management. 
Who- the Company: 
Our client is a highly admired, reputable, and respected entrepreneurial family-owned company with over a 20-year history and over 12 entities. 
What- the Role: 
Swim Recruiting is seeking a Finance & Accounting Manager for this great organization.  The new  employee will support the full-cycle accounting for half a dozen entities and is responsible for the preparation of financial statements, payments management, routine and ad hoc investor reporting, working papers, as well as assisting with treasury/banking/cashflow management, and taxation matters.  Accuracy and integrity of the data is paramount and must be performed in a confidential manner. This is a small yet mighty organization, and the accounting team pulls together on administrative tasks, as well. 
This position offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional with strong finance, accounting, tax, general bookkeeping, and cash management skills to contribute to a well-run and diversified executive office.  This is a stable and long-term career opportunity! Many people have been with the company for over a decade. 
Who- the Candidate: 
We are seeking a Finance & Accounting Manager who has relevant work experience and skills, of course, but also has the personality to mesh well with the tight-knit, collaborative, and humble team. Friendly and effective communication skills are key, as is an approachable and down-to-earth style. Candidates will ideally have previous experience with a privately-held and multi-entity holding company (can be from client portfolio at public practice). Strong technical accounting skills are crucial and tax compliance knowledge is highly preferred.  
Knowledge, Skills, & Experience
  • CPA Accounting designation (or legacy CA or CGA) or International equivalent. 
  • Experience with multi-entity businesses (public practice clients and/or in-house), ideally family-owned businesses. 
  • Experience with treasury, banking, and cashflow management
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) is crucial and prior experience using QuickBooks is a significant asset. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Corporate and personal tax compliance experience, including experience completing forms and filings (T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, GST, PST, payroll, WSIB/employer health tax, etc.) would be advantageous.
This organization is headquartered in the heart of downtown Vancouver corporate office, just a short walk away from a SkyTrain station and plenty of amenities. There will likely be some work-from-home flexibility should the employee require it- please discuss with SWIM.   
How Much: 
Generous base salary, commensurate with accounting experience, education, and skills. The package also includes 4 weeks’ vacation, CPA support, health & dental benefits, and other employee perks.   
When & How to Apply:
Swim Recruiting has been engaged exclusively on this unique search and we will be representing short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity with a reputable and very well-established family organization, please let us know today and we can discuss further! If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. Thank you! 
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