Staff Accountant

Full job description

  • The mission of this position will be to assist the team in developing best-in-class processes within a control-oriented environment. Duties involve researching, analysing, verifying and reconciling transactions. Candidate needs to be confident in their knowledge base and capable of performing duties with minimal training and supervision. The successful candidate will grasp things quickly and be able to add value to our accounting close cycle. The candidate must be a quick learner, extremely detail oriented with a strong knowledge of accounting principles and highly proficient in Excel. We want self-starters that understand good process, have strong accounting fundamentals, and are coachable and eager to be a successful contributor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile bank accounts daily and complete monthly reconciliation in timely manner.
  • Research and resolution of unapplied cash, credit notes and customer deposits.
  • Assists in special projects as assigned by management. Example: Develop Unclaimed Property Processes including historical resolution.
  • Perform various aspect of the month-end closing process including journal entry preparation.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts related to Accounts Receivable and other GL accounts as assigned.
  • Assist with researching variances in key account balances and explain variances between actuals and forecast to management.
  • Prepare journal entries for specific transactions including bank fees and accruals.
  • Assists the accounts receivable team as needed.
  • Assumes and performs other duties and responsibilities not specifically outlined herein, but which are logically and properly inherent to an accounting function.


  • Working knowledge of GAAP principles, accounting transactions, schedules and financial reports.
  • Motivated self-starter who performs assigned duties accurately, efficiently and diligently.
  • Excellent Analytical, written/ oral communications and interpersonal skills and a positive approach toward customers and company employees.
  • Assist with designing solutions to improve the efficiency and effective of the accounting team.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills including V-lookups and Pivot Tables.
  • Strong aptitude and working knowledge of automated financial information systems with Microsoft Dynamics AX a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in performing duties within complex operations.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or combination of lesser education with equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years in accounting with accounts receivable experience a plus; Proficient in Microsoft Office Outlook, Power Point and Word and intermediate to advanced Excel skills.

Software and Technical Skills:

  • Experience with MS Office – Suite, Windows Vista, Window 2003 Server and Windows XP.
  • Network knowledge, preferred.
  • Knowledge of Navision is a strong plus or familiarity with other ERP systems.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone.

Job Type:

  • Full-time


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor’s Degree (required)


  • Maintaining spreadsheets: 2 years (preferred)
  • Accounting: 2 years (preferred)

Work Location:

  • Hybrid remote in Kelowna, BC V1X 6S2