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Accounting Technician

Private Company

Status:

  • Permanent, Full-Time

Purpose Of Role:

Assists Senior Accountants, Managers and Partners in performing duties for their clients through using a variety of bookkeeping skills applying technical accounting knowledge.

Reports To:

  • Manager, Senior Manager, Partner

Qualifications, Skills, Experience and Personal Attributes:

  • A minimum of 1-2 years experience working in an accountant or bookkeeping role
  • Experience with full cycle accounting to general ledger stage using various computer software
  • Experience with preparation of bank reconciliations
  • Experience with preparation of payroll and payroll benefits including filing of source deductions, interprovincial WorkSafe premiums, and record of employment
  • Filing of GST/HST return, QST return and various PST returns
  • Recording and reconciling investment accounting
  • Must have experience with QuickBooks, Sage 50, Sage Cloud and/or QuickBooks Online
  • Experience with Great Plains Dynamics considered an asset
  • Preparation and tracking of accounts payable/receivable sub-ledger
  • Public practice accounting firm experience is an asset but not necessary
  • Strong English communication skills – written and verbal
  • Additional language capability (i.e. Chinese, Japanese etc.), considered an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills as well as strong attention to detail
  • A positive “can do” approach
  • Works effectively in a team environment as well as individually and can handle a group of clients ensuring that client and statutory deadlines are met on a timely basis
  • Reviews own work to detect errors before submission for review
  • Works well under supervision and actively listens and asks questions related to the role

Responsibilities:

  • Our technicians are responsible for a book of clients ranging from full cycle accounting, preparation of payroll, GST/HST, QST and PST tax compliance filings and various other accounting related matters that may arise on a daily basis. Must be able to multitask and handle client related matters on a timely basis. Working in a team is essential and must be willing to learn as well as train junior staff in order to meet deadlines.

Salary Range:

  • The salary range for this position is $48,000 to $55,000. Individual salaries within this range will be dependent upon skills, experience, and qualifications.

We are one of the largest independent regional firms operating exclusively in British Columbia. We offer an exceptional work environment that allows our team members to enjoy a balanced lifestyle while providing them with opportunities for professional and personal growth. Our attractive salary and benefit package and flexible summer work schedule will appeal to talented individuals who share our desire to be the best. If you have strong technical and interpersonal skills and desire a challenging position with a progressive accounting firm, please submit your resume.

Please note that the benefits mentioned in this job posting are applicable only to regular, full-time employees and may vary based on position and employment status. Benefits are subject to change and eligibility requirements.

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