Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

The successful candidate will join the Finance team in our fast paced office located in Vancouver, BC Canada. In this position, you will be assisting the Financial Controller to manage the hockey stick growth HootSuite is experiencing. Only those with a passion for numbers need apply. We are looking for someone who takes pride in their work, gets the job done, and is often told, "You don't seem like an accountant; you've got personality!"


  • Assist in reviewing, establishing and implementing process improvements in relation to the following:
  • Cash flow management,
  • Sales / Accounts Receivable cycle,
  • Expenses / Accounts Payable & Accruals cycle,
  • Stock options management,
  • Commission scheme payments,
  • Bonus scheme payments, and
  • Payroll cycle
  • Assist in managing cash flow on a daily basis as well as cash flow projections
  • Assist in company-wide policy assessments, implementation and monitoring (including travel and expense policies)
  • Assist in establishing, building and assessing and monitoring internal controls as we continue to expand and grow rapidly as a fast-paced company
  • Assist in managing tax projects
  • Assist in review of reconciliations
  • Assist in review of journal entry preparation and posting
  • Assist in month/quarter/year end preparation
  • Manage the annual financial audit and all month end procedures
  • Assist the Financial Controller in various ad hoc projects on an as needed basis

Required Skills & Experience:

  • CA / CMA / CGA designated or currently in an accounting program to achieve one of the above designations
  • 3 - 5 years of accounting experience
  • Experience with ERP accounting software is a definite asset
  • Big-picture thinker but also detail-oriented
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment
  • Willingness to learn and adapt

Bonus Assets:

  • Experience with any of the following systems software:
  • Netsuite
  • Quickbooks
  • Aria
  • Freshbooks
  • Xero
  • Ability to thrive and laugh under pressure
  • Foosball skills
  • Ping pong skills

    Date Posted:
    Aug 29, 2013 7:30 PM PDT
    HootSuite Media, Inc.

    HootSuite Media, Inc.
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    HootSuite is a social relationship platform for businesses and organizations to collaboratively execute social media strategies across multiple social networks from one secure, web-based dashboard. Launch marketing campaigns, identify and grow audience, and distribute targeted messages using HootSuite’s unique social media dashboard. Streamline team workflow with scheduling and assignment tools and reach audiences... more