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Senior Accountant

Vancouver, BC Remote
Full Time
22 days ago
Great career opportunity for a CPA who wants to work for a large and complex company. Qualified candidates will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, in addition to strong technical accounting skills gained through public practice and/or industry. Opportunity to work a hybrid schedule or to work-from-home the majority of the time.  
Who- the Company:
A large, matrixed, and highly successful publicly-listed corporation with over 1500 employees.  This reputable company is a leader in their industry. 
What- the Role:
Our client is seeking a new Senior Accountant for their accounting & finance team of 50+ people. The new Senior Accountant will take on a well-rounded full-cycle accounting role and will likely have some specialisation in either fixed asset accounting or revenue recognition accounting. The Senior Accountant will perform various month-end calculations and will analyze large volumes of complex data. 
The Senior Accountant will be involved in quarterly and annual reporting and will maintain a smooth proactive working relationship with associates and management in various groups, driving process and efficiency improvement initiatives.  
The new Senior Accountant will be using a great deal of Excel, as well as other finance systems including an ERP and BI tools. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential as the Sr. Acct. will be working with all sorts of departments. 
Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a more thorough job description. 
Who- the Candidate: 
We are seeking designated CPAs (or very close to designation) who are well-rounded and who want to use both their technical accounting skills AND their interpersonal soft skills at work every day. 
Candidates must have at least 3 years progressive accounting experience. This experience can be gained entirely within a large public practice firm, although training in public practice followed by experience in industry is preferred. 
Exposure to a fast-paced and high-change industry such as technology, retail, or real estate is preferred (in-house and/or from client portfolio). Candidates should be systems savvy, with strong Excel skills and preferably with experience using a sophisticated ERP system.
This company has a very performance driven culture and it is a company that will provide investment in their employees in terms of development training – leadership skills, technical skills, system skills, etc. 
Greater Vancouver, BC.  The Senior Accountant can work from office, hybrid, or primarily from home- if the latter, must still go to the office several days a month for meetings, team building events, training, etc. 
How Much:
Competitive base salary commensurate with experience, plus overtime pay!! Please discuss with SWIM for further details. 
When & How to Apply:
This search is moving extremely quickly so please don’t hesitate to apply if you are interested to hear more about the hiring company.  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' and send us your resume. Thanks! 
Accounting Banking, Finance and Insurance