Bookkeeper / Junior Accountant

1010TIRES.COM - Richmond, BC (22 days ago)

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Automotive related retailer is looking for a highly organized, individual who will be in charge of bookkeeping, full cycle accounting in a medium size company having offices in Richmond, BC and Ontario. The candidate should be enrolled and working towards their CPA/CGA designation and be able to produce monthly, quarterly in-house financial statements. Our office is modern and spacious, and we offer flexible work hours. This position will eventually lead to Sr Accountant of the company. This position reports directly to the Board of Directors.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Month end closing completion including balance sheet reconciliation, inter-company transactions, journal entries and providing Board of Directors with monthly, quarterly financial statements
  • Administration of payroll and company benefits
  • Monthly financial reporting including budget vs actual analysis
  • Bank reconciliation, cash management, Forex transactions
  • Preparation of accounts and documents for an Annual review engagement with external accountants
  • Supervising AR/AP/Billing staff and helping them with work overflow
  • Participating in management meetings when needed to assist in financial, tax and fiscal matters of the company
  • Handling GST, PST, QST monthly obligations
  • Handle routine inquiries from taxation authorities such as CRA and Revenue Qu├ębec
  • Research basic income tax issues with recommendations to management

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Enrolled or working towards completion of accounting designation (CMA, CGA, CA, CPA) and University level education
  • Minimum 2 years experience in either a full-cycle accounting environment or a public practice accounting firm
  • Strong understanding of accounting standards (ASPE)
  • Intermediate to advanced level of MS Excel
  • Intimate knowledge of Quickbooks Enterprise solution

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year