General Accountant (Vancouver)

 

About Us

BGC Engineering Inc. (BGC) is an international consulting firm that provides professional services in applied earth sciences. We work together as one team, with coordination and integration of all offices and disciplines. Currently there are over 450 employees, consisting of professional engineers, geoscientists, technicians, software developers, administrators, accountants, health & safety and human resources professionals. BGC has offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, as well as Colorado, US and Santiago, Chile.

Our flat management structure and unique culture create a work environment where employees can grow professionally, work with fantastic teams and enjoy perks such as lunch time yoga, companywide clubs and mentoring opportunities.

The Role

BGC is looking for a General Accountant to work with our team in the Vancouver, BC office. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing, multinational organization with a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. In this role you will have the opportunity to learn and contribute to innovative process improvements, while practicing our values of One Team, Excellence, Curiosity, Common Sense, and Clarity.

Responsibilities

  • Perform asset, liability, and equity account reconciliations, including reconciliations of intercompany “due to” and “due from” accounts
  • Prepare and enter monthly journal entries, cash receipts, AR and AP to meet accounting deadlines
  • Assist with year-end audit requirements and prepare annual audit working papers and supporting documents
  • Assist with the consolidation of multi-company and multi-currency financial statements
  • Assist with ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting as needed
  • Track and analyze annual and ad hoc G&A budgets
  • Assist in implementation of new technologies to Accounting (eg. Concur, Power BI, SharePoint, Robotic Process Automation)
  • Be a coach and provide mentorship to junior accounting staff

Requirements

  • Accounting designation or CPA (or working towards)
  • 5+ years of experience in full cycle accounting, up to financial statement preparation, preferably in a related industry (Engineering or other professional services)
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Exceptional communications skills in English, both written and oral; Spanish is a strong asset
  • Ability to work under pressure and flexible in order to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to deal with confidential information in a professional and tactful manner
  • 1 – 2 years of experience in a multi-currency environment is an asset
  • Exposure to accounting policies and regulations outside of Canada is an asset

BGC pays competitive salaries, provides a comprehensive benefits package, and maintains a casual but professional work environment. If you are qualified and interested in a career with BGC, please send your resume and a cover letter in confidence to: careers@bgcengineering.ca

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to diversity & inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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