Senior Accountant

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Senior Accountant
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Based upon experience
Full benefits
Accounting Jobs
Food/Consumer Products
Vancouver Downtown - BC
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Our client is a leading beverage producer with a portfolio of wine brands, ready-to-drink beverages and a lab dedicated to research and development of innovative and new products.

Due to growth, they are adding a permanent Senior Accountant position to their team. The focus will be to support operations with a mixture of planning and reporting. We are looking for someone to dig into the numbers and provide in-depth analysis.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a Big 4 accounting firm, have completed a CPA designation and is keen to learn and grow with this dynamic team. OR a CPA with costing and manufacturing experience



  • Performs full cycle accounting and reporting for various divisions in US and Canada
  • Prepares monthly financials including review of journals posted by central payables team/junior accountants and posting of manual journals as required. Note the focus here is on presenting and understanding the core numbers and there is no detailed work required over note disclosures or long form financial statements.
  • Reviews work from the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll functions
  • Ensures all key balance sheet account schedules, including, but not limited to receivables, inventory, prepaid, fixed assets, deferrals, allocations and intercompany transactions are properly maintained, updated, and reconciled on a monthly basis
  • Reconciles revenue, cost of goods sold, A&P, and SG&A P&L accounts
  • Reviews GST/HST tax remittances for accuracy and compliance with governing legislation and regulations
  • Collaborates with the wider group accounting team on the monthly and quarterly financial close process
  • Assists with cost accounting and inventory tracking
  • Assists in preparing interim and year-end audit working papers and audited financial statements for external auditors
  • Assists in establishing and implementing business process improvements
  • Various ad hoc and special projects

Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Assists with full P&L, cash flow, and balance sheet monthly forecasting to management which includes identifying key risks and opportunities for the business, budget to actual variance commentary, and monthly reforecasting with operations team
  • Assists with yearly budgeting and 5-year corporate plan
  • Assists with financial analysis to help in either ad hoc optimization studies or ongoing margin analysis by product line (e.g., net FOB pricing and its interaction with distributor and estimated retailer margins)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration
  • A CPA or CFA designation
  • Audit experience with Big Four Accounting firm or Costing and Manufacturing industry experience.
  • 3+ years of progressive reporting and financial analysis experience within a fast-paced business environment
  • Manufacturing industry experience a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel is required and working knowledge of Sage an asset
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Extremely organized, thorough and takes pride in quality
  • Strong reporting skills, and ability to present concisely in written and oral communication
  • Ability to handle conflicting deadlines and prioritize
  • Proven self-starter and strong interpersonal skills

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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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