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Pender Ventures

Accountant (12 Month Contract)



Accounting & Finance
Victoria, BC, Canada
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

About us

Join the adventure and innovate with a talented team that’s pushing the capabilities of experience management! Empower thousands of tour and activity operators.

Join one of Canada’s top SaaS growth companies located on beautiful Vancouver Island. Recently, we have merged with two other leading booking software companies, bringing our combined customer total to approximately 15,000 businesses and processing over $10 billion in bookings to date. This is an exciting time to become part of our focused and dedicated team!

About the Job

As an Accountant (seniority of title based on experience) in a fast-paced tech company, you will take ownership of month-end tasks, payroll, tax compliance, and optimizing new accounting systems, ensuring smooth financial operations amidst rapid growth.

Please note the preferred location for this role is Vancouver or Victoria (office based in Victoria), BC but we are open to hiring remotely within BC, Canada.

Some tasks you’ll be taking on

  • Support month and year-end closure activities under the guidance of the financial controller, collaborating closely with another senior accountant.
  • Conduct bank and credit card reconciliations to ensure accurate financial records.
  • Act as a liaison with external tax advisors, providing necessary information for the timely lodgment of tax returns, SR&ED claims, and preparation of financial statements.
  • Support with payroll and assist with other compliance tasks, including the filing of GST, WCB, and EHT.
  • Contribute to the migration process from Xero to Netsuite, by implementing new processes and applying your learnings to enhance operational efficiency.
  • Provide insightful analysis of revenue and costs, aiding in the understanding of key business drivers and budget variances.
  • Opportunity to develop new processes and drafting policies to streamline operations globally as a result of the recent merger with Rezdy and Regiondo.
  • Ownership of the billing process to ensure all customers invoices are billed on an accurate and timely basis.

Ideally, you should have

  • Between 2-4 years of experience in accounting
  • Independent and self-motivated learner, capable of working effectively in a remote setting
  • Accountable and reliable, taking ownership of responsibilities and deadlines
  • Demonstrates a high level of attention to detail
  • Thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, adapting quickly to changes resulting from the recent merger
  • Proficient in Excel and preferably experienced in G Suite applications for enhanced productivity
  • Solid understanding of general accounting principles and procedures
  • Advantageous if experienced in payroll processing, demonstrating proficiency in related tasks and regulations
  • Holds a degree in business, accounting, or finance, providing a strong foundation for the role

Perks and Benefits

  • A company that values work-life balance
  • A constructive environment with room to learn, excel and impact
  • Vacation, personal days, health days, paid volunteer day, bonus days
  • Extended health benefits and EAP program
  • Parental benefits
  • Professional development allowance
  • Mentorship program
  • Team building events
  • Hackathons
  • A newly renovated (as of May 2020) “tourism themed” office space in downtown Victoria

Checkfront acknowledges and respects that we work, learn, and innovate on the unceded Coast Salish Territory of the Lekwungen & WSÁNEĆ nations

Life at Checkfront

At Checkfront, people empower others by providing opportunities for growth and learning, fostering teamwork and encouraging ideas. We support the wellbeing of our employees and dedicate our overall efforts toward a positive employee experience.

We value psychological safety and transparency across all levels of the organization, and as a result, there is a tremendous sense of camaraderie and support felt throughout the company. Everyone is caring about teammates and passionate about their work.

We are committed to upholding the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In pursuit of this, we actively seek new members who will work respectfully and constructively with our team, propelling our company and the community forward.

There are also fun events throughout the year. Do you prefer a flexible work location? That’s great! Whether you are at home or in-office, we aim to provide an inclusive environment.