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Accountant, Vancouver/Calgary (January 15, 2022 application deadline)

The Role

Andersen LLP is looking for a full-time Accountant. Reporting directly to the Director of Finance in the Vancouver office, the successful candidate will be able to ensure timely completion of month-end closing and financial reporting as well as providing essential and integral support service to our teams.  

We offer a comprehensive benefit package and educational career training to enhance professional development goals.

Overview

Andersen LLP is a member of Andersen Global, specializing in U.S. and cross-border tax services with offices in Vancouver, BC and Calgary, AB.  Best-in-class service, stewardship, independence, seamlessness, and transparency – are the five core values that define the talented employees at Andersen LLP. We are committed to hiring highly motivated individuals who desire to enhance their career and make a distinct impact. We aim to be the benchmark for quality in our industry and serve as the standard by which other firms are measured.

Andersen LLP offers a rewarding career path for exceptional individuals. We foster an environment based on learning and allow our employees to grow through hands-on work experience.  If you want to be a part of a growing and exciting organization, then consider your opportunities with Andersen LLP – a name from the past, a firm for the future.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead month-end closing and financial reporting
  • Reconcile major general ledger accounts
  • Prepare weekly management reports
  • Perform quarterly expense analysis
  • Maintain CRM system to ensure clients are billed properly and provide support service to other team members
  • Process government filing and remittances, such as GST, PST, Non-resident withholding tax and WorkSafeBC
  • Support in the year-end process
  • Assist in preparation of budget, forecast and cash flow projections
  • Work with Director of Finance on controls and procedures to improve efficiency and accuracy
  • Ad hoc projects and tasks as needed

Qualifications:

  • Education in accounting. Preference would be given to CPA student
  • At least 2 years of experience in accounting
  • Keen attention to detail, accurate and eager to learn
  • Self-directed, highly motivated, and reliable
  • Demonstrates initiative, follow-through, and problem-solving ability
  • Dedicated team player who is also capable of working independently
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Strong working knowledge of Sage 50 

Additional requirements/information for applicants:

  • High speed internet connection
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in Canada

This position will require the successful candidate to be physically present in the office 2 – 5 days per week depending on the workload with the remainder of the time performed remotely.  

Application Deadline: January 15, 2022

To be considered for this position, please apply with cover letter, including salary expectation and resume to tracy.forrest@ca.andersen.com.

Due to the high volume of applicants expected we are only able to contact those proceeding to candidate stage. Thank you for your interest in joining our team!

Andersen