Senior Accountant

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Senior Accountant
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Based upon experience
Full Benefits
Accounting Jobs
Food production
Quadra Island – Campbell River
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Our client is a well-established food processing plant on Quadra Island (a short ferry ride from Campbell River). They are looking for a CPA or CPA student to join their accounting team. Suitable individual will have two to three years working in a Canadian manufacturing or other operations environment. You will be a key support to the Controller on the five-person accounting team.

If you enjoy island life and would enjoy a daily view of the ocean as you work this is the opportunity for you.


· Support to and backup for the Controller
· Production and Inventory data entry, tracking, and reporting for multiple storage locations
· Interpret fishing contracts and reconcile payables to fishers
· Manage capital asset acquisitions, amortization, and disposals
· Prepaid entries and reconciliations
· Balance Sheet reconciliations, reviews and analysis
· Prepare and enter journal entries
· Oversee accounts payable, prepare/review cheque runs, assist with data entry as required
· Backup coverage for processing payroll, both hourly and salaried
· Coordinate and liaise with production and sales departments
· Mentor junior accounting members
· Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements
· Review and analyze financial statements and inventory data
· Ad hoc and statutory reporting
· Liaise with external auditors


· 3+ years of manufacturing or operational accounting experience is required
· CPA designation or working towards designation is preferred, or equivalent education and experience
· Food processing, forestry, or other resource processing industry experience highly preferred
· Knowledge of ASPE

Required Competencies:

· Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel at an intermediate to advanced level utilizing pivot tables and advanced formulas to filter, sort, and manipulate data.
· Proficiency with other MS Office and Teams applications, including Sharepoint
· High level of attention to detail and accuracy
· Strong analytical intuition, problem solving, and critical thinking skills
· Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines
· Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written English communication skills
· Ability to take direction, work in a collaborative team environment, as well as to effectively work independently
· Knowledge of internal controls and their application
· Understand the importance of teamwork and have a positive impact on the team
· Open-minded and positive in dealing with change and new ways of doing things
· Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work
· Available to work occasional overtime, when necessary

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Karen Epp


Karen Epp, CPC is the Senior Finance and Accounting Recruiter at Goldbeck Recruiting Inc and brings over twenty years of experience recruiting professionals in Accounting, Finance, Insurance, Banking, and Human Resources. One of the advantages of working with Karen in your search for Accounting Professionals is the extensive long standing relationships with candidates and reputable clients.

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