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

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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