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Accountant (Mining / Accounting / Articles / IFRS / Finance / Sage Evolution / Budgets / Forecasts) – Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver, Canada
Reference Number: 434 2610 MHU
Job Description:
Our client is a mining services company who have a vacancy for an Accountant to be based in Vancouver, reporting into the Financial Manager, GM and MD. The main functions are Preparation and maintenance of all accounting records; Financial Reporting and Control; Management Accounting; Management of clerical staff; Submission and payment of all tax returns.
  • Overall responsibility for accounts department ensuring that processing takes place timeously to produce management reports within 3 working days of the month end.
  • Production planning and coordination (ensuring deadlines are met);
  • Process and ensure accuracy of all books of account including general ledger, debtors, creditors, inventory and fixed assets.
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts when required.
  • Prepare and finalise trial balance monthly for management and annually for auditors
  • Ensure all taxation records are accurate and returns submitted timeously.
  • Ensure that and assist with processes where stock is controlled, bi-annual stock takes are conducted and stated value is fair.
  • Ensure that all accounts payable including foreign creditors, are accurate and correctly stated.
  • Ensure that debtors days are maintained within the 65 day period.
  • Ensure that all statutory requirements are complied with.
  • Ensure all deadlines are met in conjunction with production staff accurately and within the deadline;
  • Ensure all fixed assets are reconciled and correct entries passed;
  • Ensure time keeping is accurately administered.
  • Do all overflow accounting work required, ensuring that all areas are given quality service.
  • Monitor systems and take corrective action.
  • Ensure and enforce the principle that profit performance is paramount and that processes are in place for the early detection of adverse performance.
  • Ensure that bankers receive accurate reports timeously.
  • Process payments for local and foreign creditors
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Payroll reconciliations
  • Accurate reporting of inventory based on job costing
  • Assisting and managing all accounts staff
  • Maintenance and management of the Debtors Book.
  • Accurate compilation of all required schedules from Sage Evolution
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Undergraduate degree in finance/business or tertiary qualification of equal measure
  • At least 5 years accounting experience in the finance division of a mining company of similar size
  • Previous experience on Sage Evolution Accounting Software; previous experience with job costing
  • 5 years’ computer skills; 2 years secretarial skills; 5 years administration experience;
  • Articles completed at a medium to large auditing firm
  • Knowledge of IFRS and generally accepted accounting practices.
  • Strong management skills.
  • Knowledge of accounting packages and systems.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Excellent tax knowledge.
  • Logical thinker and natural problem solver.
  • Deadline driven.
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Permanent position
  • Must possess Canadian citizenship
  • Corporate environment
If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Mitchill Wernich at
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Mitchill Wernich
Recruitment Consultant    
CA Mining: Global Recruiting
CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions
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