Financial Accountant (Vancouver)

Pacific Coastal Airlines - Vancouver, BC (25 days ago)

Apply Now

Pacific Coastal Airlines has an opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join our team at YVR's South Terminal building in Richmond. This role will report to the Vice President, Finance. This role will be responsible for providing outstanding service to our employees and customers. All Pacific Coastal Airlines employees are expected to embody our motto of "People Friendly, People First".

The successful candidate will have strong general accounting skills and the ability to use computer software to complete a wide range of accounting and reporting functions.

Excellent communication skills, accountability, integrity and a strong attention to detail are crucial for success for this hand-on position. This position is most suitable for an individual with a keen interest in growth and development.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Process transactions in the Company's accounting system in accordance with relevant policies and procedures
Complete monthly bank reconciliations
Prepare general ledger analysis and reconciliations
Prepare monthly inventory reconciliations
Post monthly journal entries affecting month-end close prepaid amortization, accruals, monthly allocations, etc.
Prepare reports and reconciliations for supporting monthly invoicing for major customers
Prepare fuel reconciliations and analysis
Reconcile intercompany accounts and complete monthly intercompany settlements
Maintain a fixed asset ledger
Prepare year-end working papers
Other general accounting duties

Qualifications & Experience:
2+ years of general accounting experience
Undergraduate degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting or related field.
Candidates enrolled in the CPA program or from public practice seeking industry experience welcome
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains considered an asset.
Ability to maintain confidentiality & build trust at all levels of the organization
Able to stay organized and prioritize tasks when faced with multiple priorities
Ability to work well independently as well as within a team environment.
Ability to communicate and collaborate with other departments is essential
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Why Pacific Coastal Airlines?

Company Culture: We honour our company motto of People Friendly, People First for both our employees and our passengers. We encourage a positive, caring workplace and put a high value on collaboration, accountability, and loyalty. We are inclusive, respectful, and have a friendly corporate culture.

Compensation: We offer competitive compensation with long term pay progression to recognize years of service as well as a company match Group RRSP for retirement planning.

Health Benefits: We offer a standard benefits package for permanent employees consisting of extended health, dental, vision, travel medical, BC MSP if applicable, life insurance, AD&D, short-term disability, long-term disability, an employee and family assistance program, paid sick days, and paid personal emergency days.

Travel Benefits: We offer excellent travel perks within the Pacific Coastal network for employees, their eligible family members, and their buddies. Additionally, employees are eligible for discounts with various hotels and restaurants within the communities we serve as well as steeply discounted cargo shipping within the Pacific Coastal network.

Employee Programs: We have employee recognition and reward programs, a milestone service recognition program, employee appreciation events throughout the year, and an online learning and development program.

Interested applicants please complete your job application by clicking on

Pacific Coastal Airlines is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to a policy of non-discrimination in all of our employment practices. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability or any other identifying characteristic.

While we thank all candidates interested in joining the Pacific Coastal Airlines team, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.