Finance Manager

Terra Archaeology Limited - Victoria, BC (5 months ago)

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About the Company:

Terra Archaeology Limited (Terra) provides professional archaeological consulting services throughout British Columbia. We work very closely with First Nations, from hiring local community members on projects to full business partnerships. Our clients include Federal, Provincial, and Municipal Governments, First Nations, resource industries, utility companies, commercial developers, and private landowners.

Terra Archaeology Limited is seeking a full-time Finance Manager for its downtown Victoria office. Our office hours are Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

About the Position:

The finance manager is responsible for maintaining the financial records and overseeing all finance, forecasting, budgeting, and other corporate functions. They will be expected to advise and assist the Principal Owners in meeting and exceeding our overall financial and strategic company objectives as well as assist in establishing long-range goals. We are looking for a candidate with a variety of exceptional professional skills, with the ability to take initiative, be proactive, apply professional judgment, work independently, and maintain an impeccable set of financial books and records.

Responsibilities will include all bookkeeping tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Full cycle accounting including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and account reconciliations;
  • Prepare bi-weekly payroll on a timely basis;
  • Prepare all government remittances, including source deductions, GST, WCB, and corporate tax instalments;
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations and multiple credit card statement reconciliations;
  • Prepare/schedule on-line payments;
  • Maintain the accounting department’s accounting procedures and training manual;
  • Research and resolve payment and expense discrepancies;
  • Assist with the year-end process;
  • Prepare client invoices; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Duties associated with this position will adjust to meet evolving demands and directions within the company. Confidentiality, diplomacy and tact are critical, as is the ability to consistently adhere to strict deadlines.


  • Proficiency in Sage 50;
  • Full cycle accounting experience is a must;
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite, especially Excel;
  • Experience in, and understanding of, the payroll process;
  • Ability to perform duties without supervision; and
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to learn assigned tasks and new procedures quickly.
  • Attention to detail;
  • Integrity and accountability;
  • Team player;
  • Takes initiative and anticipates tasks; and
  • Effectively communicates, both oral and written, with internal and external stakeholders.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce/finance/business or equivalent
  • Relevant work experience (minimum 5 years’ experience is preferred); and
  • Bondable

Please note: This posting will remain active until the position is filled.

Please submit both your résumé and cover letter and include your compensation expectations. Only applications sent to the email address provided will be considered.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)


  • Victoria, BC (Required)


  • English (Required)