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Senior Accountant

Posted 30 Nov 2009

My Client, a Junior Resource Exploration company is seeking a Senior Accountant for their Downtown Vancouver office. This firm has been in operation for over 5 years, and currently has 9 properties in B.C. During this growth phase, this company has been in acquisition mode, and is actively looking to acquire additional properties in both B.C. and globally. With a strong team of geological and executive staff who are very experienced and renowned in the mining industry the company is well capitalized and financed. For immediate consideration, please call Abby Rubin (604)836-2672 or email The ideal candidate will have the following characteristics and experience in the Finance area:

We are seeking a self-starting individual with strong accounting and organization skills. The primary responsibilities will include:

  • Full Cycle Accounting
  • Assist in Budget Preparation
  • Variance Analysis 
  • Account Reconciliation Analysis 
  • Payroll and Employee Benefits Administration 
  • GST & WCB Filings
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Cash Flow Projections
  • Financial Statements
  • Maintain Fixed Asset Schedule
  • Prepare Monthend, Quarterly and Yearend Working Papers
  • Special projects
  • Provide support to CFO when required


  • Must be able to “think outside of the box” and be a strong problem solver
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Proven track record and very good with people
  • Very team focused
  • Can take direction from senior officers and the Board of Directors
  • Organized, detail oriented and high degree of accuracy
  • Final level of CGA or CMA program 
  • Advance level of Microsoft Excel & Word 
  • Extensive working knowledge of QuickBooks
  • Ceridian Payroll Experience a must