Junior Accountant - Contract

Aqua-Pak Industries Ltd - Surrey, BC (30+ days ago)

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At Aqua-Pak Industries Ltd, we are experts in designing & manufacturing innovative EPS product solutions, from packaging of perishable & valuable goods to a wide variety of construction, OEM, and horticulture solutions. We are currently looking for a Junior Accountant to join our corporate accounting team on a one year contract.


  • Assist with preparation of financial statements including balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines.
  • Analyze and reconcile Canadian and US bank statements and General Ledger accounts
  • Identify and analyze operational variances
  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
  • Update Accounts Payable and perform reconciliations
  • Prepare and update lead sheets
  • Process monthly government reporting and payment calculation (GST, PST, Corp Tax, W/H Tax, WCB)
  • Set-up and maintain inventory items
  • Pricing Updates and Maintenance
  • Preparation of commission reporting for sales staff
  • Assist the A/P and A/R functions when needed
  • Help prepare working papers for year-end audits/reviews by external accountants
  • Special projects, as required.


  • Minimum of a 2 year accounting diploma or currently enrolled in a post-secondary accounting program
  • Hands on experience working with general ledgers
  • Strong understanding of basic and intermediate accounting principles
  • Good mathematical and computer skills (Windows, Microsoft Office, Outlook)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills; ability to multi-task and prioritize work effectively
  • Close attention to detail with the ability to produce high quality work
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written, with the ability to communicate effectively
  • Must have a positive attitude and be a team player
  • General understanding of EMS (Environmental Management System) and QMS (Quality Management System) as they relate to this position.
  • Experience in manufacturing would be an asset.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract


  • Accounting: 2 years (Required)
  • Computerized Accounting Program: 2 years (Required)


  • DCS / DEC (Preferred)


  • English (Preferred)