Financial Accountant


You’re an accounting professional, in pursuit of your CPA designation.  You’ve had a couple years of experience and are now seeking an opportunity to take your career to the next level. You’re bright, detail-oriented, and craving a new challenge.  If you want to be part of an incredible team of people who you can grow with and learn from every day, look no further.  We’re Hold It All Inc ( ., the holding company for the personal business interests of Chip and Shannon Wilson (founders and largest individual shareholders of Lululemon Athletica). These interests fall under the five pillars of apparel, real estate, philanthropy, private equity and passive investments. We’re a proud West Coast company, with a vision to create possibilities for people to live longer, healthier, more fun lives.  We’re looking for a Financial Accountant to join our team, and we hope that search ends with you. Financial Accountant  As the new Financial Accountant, you will be a key member of the finance team.  You will report directly to the Controller and will also be available to support President & CIO on the Hold It All Investment Function. You’ll be responsible for managing the routine transactions of the group of companies and assisting with the preparation of consolidated month end reporting.  Here’s some of what you’ll be working on: * Accounts payable – liaising with vendors, obtaining approvals, and ensuring timely payments* Invoicing and accounts receivable – receiving and recording payments and making bank deposits * Banking – monitoring balances of several accounts, preparing and managing short-term operational cash forecasts * Diarizing monthly payments* Drafting intercompany chargebacks * Monthly reconciliations and journal entries * Preparation and filing of corporate and personal remittances (installments, GST, payroll)* Preparation of consolidated monthly financial reporting* Posting investment journal entries and updating the investment continuities to draft the entries* Drafting and recording of investment and recurring other journal entries * Drafting of financial statements, net worth statements, cashflow statements, etc.* Preparation of working papers for personal and corporate income tax filings * Assisting with drafting tax returns and related forms * Quarterly GST and monthly GST returns* Assisting with CRA audits * Organizing and maintaining accounting and investment files * Assisting in the preparation of the annual operating plan and review of internal controls* Supporting the President & CIO of Hold It All on an ad hoc basis on company and industry research and financial analysis. This role is perfect for an intermediate-level accountant motivated to get the experience required to complete their CPA designation. You’ll enjoy immense opportunity for learning and professional development in this role and will love the breadth of interesting transactions you’ll get to work on.  You’ll thrive in this role because you are willing to learn, curious, and open-minded. If this sounds like you, we can’t wait to meet you.  Working with Hold It All Inc. This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday to Friday based out of our Gastown office. We are currently working under a hybrid model with the option to work from home, although once safe to do so, this position will be full time in office. Our office is a casual working environment, with amenities including a full kitchen and rooftop terrace. In addition to a competitive salary plus annual bonus, we will pay for your CPA course fees, and you will have access to our health benefits package, paid vacation time, and annual fitness allowance.  We’re a team of outdoors-loving and health-conscious people, who take great pride in the open and inclusive work culture we have built. We encourage people to speak up and we hear all voices equally. We’re driven to maximize the potential of the people we work with, so we invest in our employees and empower them to develop personally and professionally. We value learning, integrity, and fun, and are passionate about working with people who share these values.  Qualifications: * Ideally, between 2-3 years of accounting experience  * Currently pursuing CPA designation / enrolled in the CPA program * Strong computer proficiency and experience with Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) with intermediate to advanced level proficiency in Excel * Bachelor’s degree in commerce, business, finance, or related field* Willingness and ability to pass a criminal background record check* Knowledge of Sage Business Vision is an asset but not required  How to Apply Our online application will give you the option to apply to this role as a complete person – not just a resume. The application will assess your qualifications, personality traits and workplace preferences, and should take 10 to 15 minutes to complete. After submitting, you’ll receive an email inviting you to log in and view your assessment results.We strive to build a team that reflects the diversity of the community we work in and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people identifying as LGBTQ2SI, veterans, and people with disabilities.We will review applications, with priority given to those who have completed the assessment and look forward to hearing from you.
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