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Senior Accountant
Location: BURNABY, BC Category: Accounting & Finance
Status: Direct Hire Reference: ca_en_2_026578_12411
Posted: November 18,2016 Salary: N/A

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Senior Accountant l $65K+ l Burnaby, BC l Permanent

Adecco Professionals has partnered up with a trusted and established financial institution with global presence that is well respected in the local community. The Senior Accountant will provide professional contribution in the area of financial reports reconciliation, financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasts.


- Participates in the preparation of financial statements and financial forecasts
- Reconciles and reports on the financial results
- Financial analysis of financial statements, budgets, forecasts etc.
- Compiles information, ad hoc data extracts and reports in response to various inquiries from management as well as external bodies such as auditors and regulatory agencies
- Reviews monthly General Ledger balances, ensuring appropriate treatment according to IFRS and investigates reasons for any anomalies
- Recommends new procedures, instructions and system modifications to improve the efficiency, timeliness, accuracy and completeness of financial accounting systems
- Identifies and implement staff training and development opportunities
- Liaise with other departments and ensure knowledge transfer and updates to staff regarding new developments and policies


- Professional accounting designation (ie.CGA, CMA, CA, CPA)
- Minimum five (5 )years’ experience in accounting including at least three (3) years with a strong emphasis on financial statement preparation and analysis in the financial services industry
- Corporate accounting / reporting experience for financial institutions
- Intermediate/Advanced level of Excel skills
- Demonstrated ability to lead, mentor and motivate staff
- Demonstrated ability to integrate business priorities, implement changes and make decisions.

If you are interested in the Senior Accountant position in Burnaby, BC please apply today!

Executive Recruiter: Caroll Lai

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**Note: Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.**