Associate Corporate Accounting - BCAA : Job Details

Associate Corporate Accounting

BCAA

Job Location : Home Based, USA

Posted on : Wed, 13 Feb 2019 07:25:22 GMT

Job Description :

Work at one of the 50 best employers in Canada! If you are looking for an empowering and progressive place to build your career, then you’ve landed in the right place at BCAA. With our corporate Head Office in Burnaby and locations around BC, we offer a wide variety of opportunities all across the province. Go the extra mile and share our vision to be the most trusted organization in British Columbia, absolutely famous for doing the right thing.

Aon Hewitt has announced BCAA as a 2019 Platinum Level Best Employer!

If you are looking for an empowering and progressive place to build your career, then you’ve landed in the right place at BCAA. With our corporate Head Office in Burnaby and locations around BC, we offer a wide variety of opportunities all across the province. Go the extra mile and share our vision to be the most trusted organization in British Columbia, absolutely famous for doing the right thing.

What BCAA offers you:

  • It’s not in our nature to brag but we are proud of some of our achievements that recognize great employee culture. Some of our latest awards include being a 2019 Platinum level Best Employer by AON and being recognized as a 2018 Outstanding Workplace by YWCA.
  • Our team members get to make a difference in the lives of our Members and their communities every day.
  • We pride ourselves in being open and transparent and in empowering our people to do great work while serving our Members.
  • We enthusiastically support learning and advancement opportunities for our team members.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer that’s committed to accessible, inclusive employment.
  • Our Regular Full-Time & Part-Time+ (working 20 hours or more per week) status team members are eligible to participate in our amazing Total Rewards Program which offers: Extended Health and Dental, Vision Care, Life Insurance, RRSP matching with company contribution to your pension, access to Incentive Programs, Team Profit Sharing, Employee & Family Assistance Program and more.
  • Team members at our Home Office also get to use our Shared EV (electric vehicle) Program, have access to our subsidized cafeteria and free fitness centre.

Position Overview:

The Associate Corporate Accountant is responsible for recording newly acquired fixed assets, tracking existing fixed assets, recording depreciation, and accounting for the disposition of fixed assets. The Associate Corporate Accountant will also be tasked with assisting with improvements to the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the Fixed Asset process.

General Accounting and Financial Reporting responsibilities are focused on helping Corporate and Senior Accountants with journal entries, account reconciliations, general ledger reviews, and audit preparation.

The Associate Corporate Accountant will work closely with the Project Accountant and other members of the Finance team to engage with stakeholders from around the organization to ensure that project costs are recorded accurately.

This role requires assisting team members on how to interpret fixed asset accounting information and procedures as it pertains to additions, disposals, and transfers of fixed assets.

Key Responsibilities

Fixed Asset Accounting

  • Record fixed asset additions, disposals, transfers and adjustments in the fixed asset sub-ledger
  • Calculate depreciation for all fixed assets monthly
  • Reconcile fixed asset sub-ledger and general ledger accounts monthly and resolve any discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Prepare quarterly fixed asset working paper
  • Conduct annual impairment reviews and investigate the potential obsolescence of fixed assets
  • Determine proper accounting treatment of fixed assets according to company policy and procedure
  • Prepare audit schedules relating to fixed assets and assist the auditors in their inquiries
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve practices and processes

General Accounting and Financial Reporting

  • Assist with month-end journal entries and account reconciliations, as required, for the organizations general ledger accounts
  • Assist with bank related journal entries and reconciliations
  • Assist with the month-end review of specified accounts, identifying and investigating inconsistencies, and implementing corrective actions
  • Assist the Finance team with the implementation of process improvement opportunities
  • Assist the Finance team with year-end audit working paper preparation

Project Accounting

  • Assist the Project Accountant with monitoring and analyzing project costs, liaising with stakeholders throughout the organization, providing guidance and advice to project managers on project accounting and implementing opportunities to improve practices and processes.

Internal:

  • Reports directly to the Manager, Corporate Accounting
  • Works closely with Project Accountant to fulfill responsibilities of the role
  • Assists team members in the Finance department

External:

  • As required, the Associate Corporate Accountant will work with external auditors to assist with the year-end audit

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Commerce with a concentration in Finance/Accounting from a recognized university or college, or bachelor’s degree in another discipline with a post-secondary diploma in Accounting
  • In-depth knowledge of spreadsheet and relational database applications
  • Demonstrable plans to continue professional development through completion of the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • Demonstrated enrolment in or previous completion of all pre-requisite CPA preparatory courses\

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Already enrolled in CPA Professional Education Program (“PEP”)
  • Previous co-op/internship experience in accounting/finance
  • Prior exposure to a medium to large, multi-entity corporate reporting structure
  • Prior experience in a high transaction volume environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate information to both financial and non-financial people at various levels
  • Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment

We aspire to be one of the best places to work for those who value integrity, teamwork and sustainability. Each of us will grow personally and professionally by doing engaging work with inspiring people.

We aspire to be one of the best places to work for those who value integrity, teamwork and sustainability. Each of us will grow personally and professionally by doing engaging work with inspiring people.

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