Accountant

OUR CORE PURPOSE AT GIBBONS IS MAKING PEOPLE HAPPY!

One of Whistler’s most respected and largest employers has a full-time, year-round opening for a Accountant to join their finance team.  Offering a competitive wage, fun staff events, and the opportunity for growth.  Ideal for a designated, hands-on accountant with at 1-2 years of related experience.  This is a great stepping stone to enhance your career in accounting with a company that often promotes within.

About the Role:

  • Full-time, year-round position, 5 days per week, flexible schedule
  • Salary will be competitive based on experience (open to negotiation).
  • Fun team events (in the past this has included watching Ice Hockey in Vancouver, Treetop Adventure (TAG), RTV tours, and meals out)
  • Spirit Pass is available plus 20cm + snow deferred start time rule (until 11am).
  • Work with one of the biggest and most fun teams in town.

The Perfect Candidate:

  • 1-2 years of related hands-on accounting experience.
  • Post secondary education in accounting or finance and/or CPA designation as asset.
  • Careful attention to detail, high quality of work and impeccable organization skills.
  • Self-starter – ability to jump into the middle of problems and obtain effective results.
  • Ability to make decisions in conjunction with multiple stakeholders.
  • Works well with others and has excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Tactful and discreet when dealing with sensitive and confidential information.
  • Strong computer skills particularly in the use of Excel, Sage 300, AccPac, and other financial systems.

Duties / Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting Finance leadership in day to day operations
  • Hand on day-to-day accounting role including monthly preparation & analysis of financial statements.
  • Preparation of year end working papers for all businesses.
  • Monthly completion & review of Balance Sheets for all businesses.
  • Weekly AP/AR/Liquor inventory entry.
  • Upholding company Core Values.
  • Weekly meetings with operations management regarding budgets, pricing, cost levers and general analysis of maximizing revenues & minimizing costs.
  • Business Partner mindset to support operations & drive results