Financial Accountant - 6 Month Contract

Raymond James Ltd. - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Raymond James Ltd. is seeking a Financial Accountant to work in our downtown Vancouver office.

Raymond James Ltd. is Canada’s leading independent investment dealer offering high quality investment products and services to Canadians seeking customized solutions to their wealth management needs.

Reporting to the VP and Controller, this position encompasses a wide variety of duties including accounts payable, financial and regulatory reporting, financial analysis, and ad hoc project work. This role will float between the functional areas of finance to provide support in areas as needed. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to get a wide variety of experience necessary for growth opportunities. Therefore a keen desire to learn and take on challenges is essential.

To qualify for this opportunity you must possess:

  • Minimum 2 years of related accounting experience, public practice preferred;
  • Financial accounting background - completion of an accounting designation;
  • Past experience leading small teams;
  • Advanced skills in both Excel and Access;
  • A thorough knowledge of financial accounting reconciliation processes;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Proven time management and analytical skills;
  • Superior accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment;
  • Calm and professional demeanor;
  • Positive, flexible and willing to assist others as required;
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure;
  • Proven ability to display leadership within small teams.

This is a temporary full-time position with a competitive compensation.

If you would like to join our team, please send a resume and covering letter, quoting the position and Job Posting # 20-058 by April 10, 2020 to:

Human Resources

Raymond James Ltd.

To be considered for employment candidates will be required to provide proof of citizenship, permanent residency or eligibility to work in Canada with no restrictions. We require applicants to complete a background verification process prior to commencing employment with the company, including but not limited to a credit and criminal record check. Employment is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background check.

We sincerely thank all applicants who express an interest in this role: only those being directly considered will be contacted.

Raymond James Ltd. recognizes the value of a diverse workforce and appreciates the unique skills and special contribution of each employee. We are committed to accessibility for candidates through all stages of the recruitment process. Should you require accommodation, please contact Human Resources via email.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary