Senior Accountant (Temporary, Full-Time, 12 months)



DETAILS

Location: Kamloops, BC, v2c1e2
Employee Type: full time
Experience: 5 - 8 years
Education: Associate degree
Travel Required: none

DESCRIPTION

The Senior Accountant delivers professional services and financial solutions to the organization.This role ensures that policies, programs, services and strategies are conceptualized, developed and implemented.The Senior Accountant will act as a consultative partner by providing expertise, analysis and advice to internal and external stakeholders to BCLC to enable the business to deliver on operational and financial reporting efficiently and effectively.
Key Accountabilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Understands, interprets, and explains financial accounting standards, corporate policies, procedures, standards and guidelines
  • Understands and explains the function of key business processes and systems
  • Performs complex analyses and operationalreports which may have high-level or external audiences
  • Performs primary and secondary reviews of others’ work
  • Where departmentally appropriate performs/supports master data maintenance on financial operational systems
  • Acts as a subject matter expert
  • Researches, develops, and implements processes, policies, and procedures
  • Provides informal leadership through coaching and mentoring peers and other staff members
  • Proactively develops, maintains, and manages strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Writes accounting position papers and standards interpretation memos as required
Minimum Required Qualifications
Education and Experience
Technical Requirements
  • Advanced knowledge of principles of accounting with the ability to apply them in a practical way
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong and trusting relationships with managers, employees and peers
  • Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present complex information in an easily understood manner tailoring the communication to diverse audiences to facilitate understanding
  • Exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and work within established deadlines and time constraints
  • Ability to assist,direct and provide ongoing review, feedback and training on the operational activities of the accountants
  • Demonstrated ability to act on own initiative and exercise professional judgment
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to be self-motivated, work independently, as well as being part of a team
  • Exceptional interpersonal and motivationalskills
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking/innovation
  • Working knowledge of corporate financial systems (SAP, Connect)
  • Strong computer skills – MS office suite
  • Attention to detail
In addition to the Key Accountabilities, when working in Accounts Payable this role:
  • ensures that policies, programs, services and strategies in the Accounts Payable department are conceptualized, developed and implemented into the operations of the department.
  • reviews operational items such as withholding tax assessments, vendor payments, journal entries, account reconciliations, external reporting, and other daily operating reports and develops procurements related to accounts payable.
  • proactively ensures vendor management and specialized accounting work relating to accounts payable issue resolution, systems, inventory, projects, operational processes, as well as month-end and year-end coordination, and review and analysis of financialinformation
  • performs other duties as required.
In addition to the Key Accountabilities, hen working in Accounts Receivable this role:
  • oversees and approves the capture and integrity of financial data;
  • oversees the accurate collection and recording of revenues from retailers and service providers, and provides necessary internal and external reporting;
  • provides analysis, trouble shooting, and resolution of accounting and system issues,
  • provides training, and customer service.
  • provides leadership, coaching, and support to staff.
  • performs other duties as required.
In addition to the Key Accountabilities, when working in Capital and Project Accounting this role:
  • oversees and approves the capture and integrity of financial data;
  • oversees the accurate collection and recording of capital assets and capitalizable labour, and provides necessary internal and external reporting;
  • provides analysis, trouble shooting, resolution of accounting and system issues, and training.
  • provides leadership, coaching, and support to staff, and interpretation of relevant policies and accounting standards to the business units.
  • develops schedules, deadlines and project timelines for and overseeing execution of the capital planning budget process
  • assists in providing direction and resolving highly complex issues with regards to capitalization of assets
  • provides expert accounting, procedural, process, analytical, and business systems expertise to the corporation
  • interprets relevant capital policies and related accounting standards.
  • provides guidance to the organization in financial matters,
  • performs other duties as required.
In addition to the Key Accountabilities, when working in Taxation and Treasury, this role:
  • monitors tax legislation and review of current tax practices for tax planning purposes
  • ensures accurate indirect tax remittance and accounting
  • supports banking and stakeholder relationship (CRA, CBSA, and external consultants)
  • provides direction for tax function and champions tax related issues
  • proactively identifies tax optimization strategies
  • facilitates team and corporate wide tax education
  • determines optimal capital structure; manage liquidity, investments and cash flow
  • manages cash flow, borrowing and investing
  • manages foreign exchange risk, exposure and requirements
  • Treasury and investment management
  • Banking relationship management
  • Cash management
  • performs other duties as required.
In addition to the Key Accountabilities, when working in Financial Reporting and Systems, this role:
  • provides expert accounting, procedural, process, analytical, and business systems expertise to the corporation
  • ensures compliance with regulatory and statutory reporting requirements
  • consolidates and prepare financial statement reporting
  • prepares pension financial statements and liaise with the pension committee & actuary
  • manages financial systems to ensure smooth operation
  • manages general ledger and chart of accounts structure
  • performs other duties as required.

If this sounds like you, please apply online to Posting #2013.032 Senior Accountant (Temporary, Full-Time, 12 months).
 
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COMPANY

BCLC
74 West Seymour Street

Kamloops, BC V2C 1E2
CANADA