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Senior Accountant

Grow your career and work with some of the best Salesforce experts in Canada! Groundswell Cloud Solutions is a premium systems integrator and consulting firm, partnering with large organizations around the globe to facilitate innovative, end-to-end digital transformations.

Our diverse team of passionate Salesforce and MuleSoft experts push the boundaries of technology on a daily basis to provide positive, real-world solutions that solve unique and complex business challenges.

Since 2012, Groundswell Cloud Solutions has experienced rapid growth while staying true to our core values. Join us in our modern downtown office with mountain and ocean views - easily accessible by transit (directly above the Vancouver City Centre Skytrain Station).

What makes us unique? It’s our people. 

Our commitment to high quality extends to our hiring process. We meticulously look for top candidates who believe in trust, passion, and teamwork, who bring their unique viewpoints to the table, making us a better team. Every team member assumes responsibility and delivers strong results that Groundswell is proud to showcase. We foster a collaborative environment with coaching from your Manager that focuses on bringing the best out of you! 

The core values that we live and breathe every day are:
 ❖Teamwork   Stronger together, we win as we partner in the service of others.
❖Passion   Inspiring each other to grow, innovate and strive for excellence.
❖Trust   Our primary currency to demonstrate integrity and strengthen relationships in every interaction. 

These values allow us to stay true to providing innovative solutions for our customers and feed into our culture of collaboration and continuous learning. If you feel these values exemplify what you stand for, we would love you to join our team! 

We know that the flexibility to work from home or our Vancouver office is valuable in maintaining good work-life integration! For this reason, we have moved to a hybrid work model so that employees have the flexibility to work from home while still collaborating in our beautiful downtown office to maintain our great company culture. We remain connected with each other by having virtual lunches, birthday celebrations, and various other online events!

This is a contract, 18 month role based in Vancouver, Canada. Ideal start date precedes October 1st, 2022.

As our Senior Accountant you will be part of a group of humble people, who nurture a team-focused environment and balance it with an environment where we encourage you to bring your ideas to the table, and try new things.

You will be responsible for assisting with various financial activities. Your day is filled with variety as you will be wearing multiple hats: managing payroll, month end reporting procedures, customer invoicing, bills and payments, and ownership of data integrity. 

Please note that this role involves working closely with the Accounting team in India and the US.

You will learn the business, own your portion of the work, and pitch in when necessary, being an integral part of our amazing Finance team.

How you will impact the success of Groundswell

  • Conduct full cycle accounting in A/R (Collections, invoicing, cheque deposits, bank reconciliations) and A/P (vendor payments, credit card reconciliations)
  • Manage payroll including employee payments, source deduction payments, ROE, T4’S, WCB, and vacation accruals.
  • Process GST/HST, corporate tax instalment payments, payroll and government reporting
  • Complete year-end preparation
  • Month end reconciliations and accruals
  • Month over month variance analysis
  • Budget Generation
  • Improve financial operations, accounting controls, and cost controls to streamline processes and reduce our bottom line.
  • Control and tracking of business contracts, terms and milestones
  • Lead and mentor our Accounting Assistant
  • Assist on US transfer pricing

We want you to succeed, so you'll need

  • 5+ years of experience in full-cycle accounting. Canadian and US experience are preferred.
  • Previous experience with  Xero, Quickbooks, TeamPay ADP or similar accounting software required
  • Knowledge of payroll legislation
  • Knowledge of various types of benefit and compensation programs
  • Strong data entry skills with high competencies in MS Word and Excel
  • To be well organized with superior accuracy, attention to detail an ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Experience with strongly preferred including billing systems built on SFDCGreat detail orientation with good communication skills – verbal and written
  • Computer savviness and proficiency in Excel
  • Completion of CPA and post secondary education preferred

Benefits of joining Groundswell

  • Competitive salary - reviewed every 12 months and annual performance-based bonus
  • A tailored growth and development plan to support you in your career
  • A competitive compensation package that includes RRSP matching, extended health, and lifestyle allowances
  • A lump-sum work from home allowance to help you get set up for our hybrid work environment
  • Intelligent and friendly people, engaging events, and an overall awesome company 
  • Regular Lunch and Learns and internal training opportunities
  • Hybrid workplace model
  • Awesome company events and Friday Happy-Hours

Are you the next Groundsweller?

Apply to join our growing team today.

  • Position: Senior Accountant
  • Location: Vancouver
  • Schedule: Contract

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