Senior Accountant

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BIS Training Solutions is a fast-paced, high growth organization providing leading software for the safety industry. We are expanding our team and seeking a full-time, detail-oriented, computer savvy senior accountant to work in our Sherwood Park office.

 

Our ideal candidate for this position:

  • Has a passion for and is seeking a long-term full-cycle accounting position
  • Has a proven ability to learn new software programs quickly and enjoys doing so
  • Possesses proven strong analytical skills with ability to review financials and identify anomalies and opportunities
  • Has excellent communication skills that can be used to present findings and ideas in layman terms
  • Is a kind, positive, authentic, up beat individual with a strong work ethic, “can do” attitude, humility, and unshakeable integrity
  • Possesses excellent writing skills with the ability to compose professional email communications
  • Is highly competent (e.g. has own check and balance system to minimize errors, can explain and provide logical support for all financials)
  • Continually questions policies, practices, and strategies for the purpose of constant improvement
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, changing environment

 

Our successful team member will be responsible for:

  • Payroll preparation, processing, and reconciliations
  • Maintaining accurate and timely continuity schedules
  • Operational accounting and preparing financial records
  • Monthly journal entry preparation
  • Fixed asset management and tracking
  • Accounts payable & receivable management
  • Entering and maintaining records
  • Bank deposits & account reconciliations (including US accounts & exchange rates)
  • Year end, GST, WCB, and T4 preparation and filings, and remittances
  • Invoicing and project estimating
  • Auditing bookkeeper work for accuracy and compliance with internal accounting policies
  • Preparing, supporting, and tracking budgets and forecasts and reporting findings to management
  • Performing financial analysis to provide cost savings and profit-maximizing ideas, reviewing ratios against industry and internal benchmarks and suggesting corrective actions for unwanted variances, identifying trends, and developing business growth strategies
  • Developing and monitoring pricing and compensation strategies

Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years’ post-secondary accounting education with ongoing professional development
  • Minimum four years’ of full-cycle accounting completing all responsibilities outlined above
  • Ability to work unassisted in QuickBooks/ QuickBooks Online (or equivalent) accounting software
  • Intermediate or higher-level Excel skills (including vertical look-ups, data sorting, etc.)

Assets:

  • Finance training, experience, and/or education
  • Auditing experience