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Senior Accountant, Family Office  Remote, BC  Posted: 6/14/2024
Job Description

Job ID#:

243

Job Category:

Finance


ABOUT US

Elevation Capital - Venture Capital & Private Equity is a group of internationally impactful companies spanning consumer packaged goods, hospitality, technology, non-profit, and venture funding. With team members and markets in the US, Canada, Europe, and the Caribbean, this group jointly serves a global vision to create an evolved world where humanity serves our highest purpose.


Our mission is to create and deploy capital for a better world.


SENIOR ACCOUNTANT


THE ROLE

The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, driven to produce quality work, and enthusiastic about continuous learning in a fast-paced environment. This position involves the preparation of standalone and consolidated financial statements, journal entry booking, intercompany transactions, and payroll and benefits administration. The Senior Accountant will actively engage and collaborate with all levels of the organization, including Senior Management, and will report to the Accounting Manager.

 
Job Requirements

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in business with a major in accounting or finance. 

  • 3-4 years of experience working in full-cycle accounting positions

  • Experience preparing journal entries including intercompany and month-end accrual entries

  • Day-to-day involvement in the preparation of recurring financial statements

  • Experience using common forms of accounting software (NetSuite, QuickBooks, Sage, Great Plains, etc.)

  • Experience working with CCPCs, private client files, startups, or small businesses as part of a small team

  • Confident and capable within Excel or Google Sheets with experience using Lookups, Sumifs, and Pivot Tables

  • Detail-oriented, producing work products within Excel that are virtually error-free

  • Eager to work in a rewarding and ambitious fast-paced startup environment with tight deadlines

  • Dynamic personality who is comfortable with changing environments to support a growing organization

  • Superior organization skills, can manage competing priorities, and cool under pressure

  • Proactive self-starter, able to make assumptions and drive results independently and as part of a team



PREFERENCE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES WITH:

  • Designated accountant (CPA) or actively pursuing CPA designation

  • Experience working in or as part of the implementation of Netsuite ERP

  • Experience building custom financial reports within ERP systems or accounting software

  • Multiple years of experience processing Canadian, US, or International payroll and administering benefits for over 25 employees 

  • Experience working in a global reporting structure including multiple functional currencies and consolidation levels

  • Experience forecasting financial results with a well-supported and documented rationale



RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Journalizing day-to-day transactions across a global reporting structure

  • Actively collaborate with members of the finance team (Accounting, FP&A, Tax) and participate in cross-functional processes in a remote working environment

  • Preparation of monthly consolidated and standalone financial statements to support business decisions in different departments

  • Responsible for accurately administering payroll and benefits in the US & Canada including year-end return filing

  • Responsible for the completeness of monthly expenses ensuring invoices are properly booked or accrued for

  • Maintaining an accurate monthly reconciliation of intercompany accounts and communicating variances to management

  • Calculation of inputs in support of year-end tax filing

  • Maintain a flexible schedule while working from home as required for an online workforce with individuals working from across the globe

  • Preparation of ad hoc reporting to support business initiatives as requested by management



WHO YOU ARE?

Detail-Oriented - You can curate high-quality, accurate data and can glean valuable information from it. You can pinpoint issues and deconstruct the information in an easily digestible manner. Other individuals looking at your work can easily understand the story you have told and can place action items to better propel the business forward.


Fast-Paced - You move incredibly fast. People you have worked with describe you as a person who sees the job through from inception to completion accurately and incredibly quickly. You are comfortable providing frequent updates and reports on job status because you keep things moving.


Organized - You are highly organized and build systems wherever you want. You see business as a series of processes and systems and quickly build structures that support and ensure the right activities occur as they should. With your teams you easily organize complex projects under pressure and can communicate updates and progress clearly and concisely.


Intelligent - You bring a special blend of a knack for numbers and financial information but also have a track record of being able to collaborate with others to solve complex opportunities. You communicate your insights and engage others to unlock massive value.


Driven - You are notably driven. You enjoy working hard, and being challenged and you are guided by your ambitious work goals and a desire to be very well rewarded. You are a pro at allocating and managing resources efficiently to get the work done and pride yourself on the very high quality of your work.




 

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