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Project #: 4982
Job Title: Senior Accountant
Industry:Not for Profit in Sports
Salary Range:Based on Experience
Benefits: Benefits Included 
Location:Vancouver, BC
Recruiter:Karen Epp
Email:karenepp@goldbeck.com

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Reporting to a part-time director of Operations you will lead all day-to-day operations of the finance department while ensuring compliance with applicable standards, rules and regulations. You will collaborate with internal stakeholders, including the Board of Directors, Department Directors on budgets and financial reporting and other staff on a daily basis.

You will be charged with identifying new opportunities to improve efficiencies and respond proactively to department needs. Reviewing existing processes, work closely with the Director of Operations and finance staff to streamline current systems, implement new finance-related information technology tools, and refine procedures.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a proactive, hands-on Senior Accountant who brings a successful track record of creative problem-solving, technology management and implementation, and customer service to work.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the month-end and year-end close process accurately and on time
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for Directors and CEO
  • Collaborate with members of the senior leadership team in drafting, reviewing, and verifying accuracy of annual budgets and reports by department
  • Implement consistent accounting policies, practices, and procedures across all programs
  • Manage cash flow and forecasting for all of Freestyle Canada
  • Optimize the handling of banking relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance cash positions
  • Lead the annual audit and other external audit and review engagements as required
  • Maintain internal control safeguards
  • Supervise the finance department, comprised of a Staff Accountant (direct report). Train and develop the staff, as needed
  • Manage work load issues and strengthen communication across the organization
  • Other duties as needed

  • Qualifications

  • CPA student
  • Prior non-profit finance experience specifically in a senior financial role
  • Experience in creating, developing, planning and managing organizational change in financial systems; ability to anticipate the financial infrastructure and systems needs in a national non-profit
  • Past success in developing and monitoring systems to manage both internal operations; programs and events that involve high levels of collaboration, particularly with Program and Event leads and other senior leadership
  • Keen analytic, organization, and problem-solving skills that support and enable sound decision making in a complex organization; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities
  • An accessible, visible, and flexible working style that inspires trust and confidence in staff to work hard and well together
  • Direct and concise communication skills; an active listener; ability to translate complex financial concepts to individuals with varying degrees of financial fluency
  • Technologically savvy with the ability to manage data for efficient and effective financial reporting
  • Experience in the implementation and management of Financial and Operational Software and Programs

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