Current Openings: Financial Administrator

Snow Queen Winter Management, one of Vancouver’s largest winter service providers, and its sister companies are jointly seeking a Financial Administrator with experience to join our team.

We are a fast-moving organization that is committed to having an accessible, diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free work environment where everyone can reach their full potential.

This is a contracted position that provides some flexibility and can be done remotely with the exception of weekly in-person meetings at our Tri-City office and cheque pick up and deposit duties.

Hours are estimated and will vary depending on the time of year (accounting cycles) and winter storms (customer invoicing & contractor payouts). From November to April we are estimating 30 – 60 hours per week and from May to October 10 – 20 hours per week, which averages out to approx 30 hours per week on an annual basis.

Pay Rate: Starts at $26/hr based on experience. There may be a lower training period rate.

The Financial Administrator reports directly to the CEO once training is complete and performs a variety of functions, such as:

  • Full cycle accounting 
  • Accounts receivable  
  • Accounts payable
  • Collections
  • Management other team members
  • Oversight and execution of invoicing
  • Oversight and execution of Contractor Payouts & Expense Reimbursement
  • Preparing Year-End Working Papers for External Accountant
  • Monthly Bank Reconciliations
  • Government & Regulatory Agency Filings 
  • Weekly cheque pickup & deposits
  • Cash flow management
  • Monitoring departmental budget controls
  • Generate financial reports as needed
  • Assist with budgeting and financial forecasting as needed
  • Collaborate with team to ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures

Ideal Candidate Skills & Qualities:

  • Organized
  • Self-Starter
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Grounded & Professional
  • Interpersonal skills in key areas (Verbal and Written Communication, Listening, Problem-Solving, Decision-Making, Assertiveness)
  • Personable
  • Team Player
  • Critical Thinker
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Highly proficient in English
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Technologically proficient and types 40+ wpm
  • Able to delegate, multitask, manage timelines, and meet deadlines
  • Enjoys technology, innovation and learning proprietary software
  • Familiarity with the general geography & areas of the Lower Mainland
  • Seeking a long-term position with growth opportunities
  • An entrepreneurial mindset would be an asset

Ideal Candidate would have experience in the following areas:

  • Using QuickBooks Online, G-Suite, MS Excel, MS Word
  • Using CRM & Project Management Software (Hubspot & Basecamp)
  • Using Direct Deposit Systems (RBC Express)
  • Working with C-Level Executives at a Start-Up or Developing Company 
  • Trades Industry
  • Bookkeeping & Accounting

A candidate must be willing to learn how to use our proprietary software, be flexible in their availability and responsive to tasks and their team’s needs as they arise. This may require sporadic availability for meetings along with weekend and after-hours work, including public holidays (particularly around snow storms). As a contractor the candidate will be responsible for managing their time and ensuring they are available and fulfilling their duties throughout the year as required.

Learn more about Snow Queen Winter Management at https://snowqueen.co

Socials: @snowqueen.co

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