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Accountant (2575508268)


HR & recruitment



Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Miles HR has an excellent 4 month+ contract opportunity for an Accountant for a not-for-profit organization located in downtown Vancouver. You bring your solid experience analyzing financial statements, managing budgeting, monitoring internal controls and are well versed in conducting financial presentations with audit committees. The ideal candidate will be in the CPA program and have a minimum of 3 years recent accounting experience.

About the role:

  • Responsible for producing financial statements and reviewing with auditors and presenting to audit committees
  • Responsible for the appropriate selection and use of systems including services provided by the bank, selection of software and procedures relating to revenue sharing partners
  • Manages annual budget process, and coordinating budget input from various sources, monitor budget expenditures to ensure compliance and a positive financial position
  • Participates in policy development in the financial management of the organization
  • identifies, develops, implements, manages, monitors and revises procedures for internal control, provided liaison and assistance to auditors
  • Oversees, reviews, audits and supervises various business procedures such as proper receipting of all revenue, accounts payable, salary compliance and other functions
  • Ensures all invoicing completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Plans, administers and controls budget for contracts, equipment and supplies
  • Ensures timely and accurate production of internal payroll
  • Responsible for ROE’S and T4’s
  • Maintains appropriate confidential human resource files including sick days and vacation accruals
  • Maintains current knowledge of regulations, legislation and procedures governing GST, provincial sales tax, WCB and payroll
  • Develops and recommends new procedures
  • Oversees Human Resources of a small staff complement
  • Contributes to a positive work environment through teambuilding and provides assistance and support to team members
  • Assigns work to and oversees support staff and bookkeeper

About You:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Finance
  • You are currently enrolled in the CPA program
  • Minimum 3 years recent management accounting experience
  • Experience drafting and interpreting financial statements
  • Financial presentation skills
  • Experience working with auditors
  • Direct working experience with Sage and Payworks
  • Payroll experience
  • Proven experience with general accounting
  • Excellent computer skills, Word, Excel
  • Supervisory experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Calm under pressure
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Accounting experience in a not-for-profit an asset

If you are interested in the Accountant 4 month+ contract opportunity with this excellent non-profit organization please apply in confidence to day!

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