View Our Website View All Jobs

Senior Accountant

Our client, a well established and reputable bio-health pharmaceutical company, currently has a rare opportunity for a hands-on Senior Accountant for their Vancouver office.

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Senior Accountant is responsible for full-cycle accounting, including reconciliations, financial statement preparation, budgeting, variance analysis and year-end audit working papers. 

This role is ideal for an accountant who likes to be involved in and manage a full spectrum of accounting responsibilities and projects.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Full cycle accounting
  • Assisting with preparation of consolidated financial statements under US GAAP and preparing supporting working papers 
  • Establishing and performing month-end close procedures and preparing monthly accruals 
  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliations and posting journal entries
  • Overseeing the accounts payable function and building relationships with vendors 
  • Variance analysis, assisting with the budget process and providing support and financial insights to the operational team
  • Managing bank accounts and currency conversions and assisting with cash flow projections and analysis 
  • Support for various projects 

 

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE: 

  • CPA Designation in good standing
  • Progressive accounting experience 
  • Public company experience preferred
  • Biotech/life sciences company experience is an asset, but not required
  • Project accounting is a strong asset
  • Experience at one of the big 4 accounting firms would be an asset
  • Detail-oriented with strong technical, analytical and organizational skills 
  • A dynamic personality with an ability to learn quickly, be proactive and adapt to changing requirements 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills 
  • Self-motivated and able to work effectively autonomously and in a team-oriented environment 
  • Aptitude to leverage technology to gain efficiencies 
  • Ability and willingness to take on a variety of work

 

WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE IN RETURN:

  • Competitive Salary ($65K to $77K, dependent on experience)
  • Competitive extended health & dental benefits plan offered
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • 3 weeks vacation to start
  • Stock options

 

If you are ready for a new challenge within a cutting edge organization, we’re interested in hearing from you!

Interviews start ASAP! Apply today for consideration! (No cover letter required)

We look forward to working with you.

 

vanr8

Read More

Apply for this position

Required*
Apply with Indeed
Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) or Paste resume

Paste your resume here or Attach resume file

150
Human Check*