Sr. Accountant

Location: Burnaby, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 11-14-2017
OSI Maritime Systems is a Vancouver based solutions provider of advanced integrated navigation and tactical solutions to military customers for over 20 years.  As a pioneer of Warship Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (WECDIS), the company has grown to be a leading provider of integrated navigation and tactical solutions designed for naval and maritime security operations. We develop and deliver integrated bridge systems for warships, integrated dived navigation systems for submarines, and C2 systems for small craft. OSI currently has 20 naval customers from around the world with over 600 warships and submarines operating with its world leading integrated navigation and tactical solutions.

Our offices are conveniently located in Burnaby near Willingdon and Hwy 1, close to transit, bike routes and running trails.  We have free parking, secure bike lock up and showers.

We are looking for a Sr. Accountant to coordinate overall accounting systems to assist in the financial management of the Company. This role will involve a variety of accounting functions for all OSI companies through:

(1) reconciliation of accounts, maintenance of revenue analysis schedule, payroll submission and cash flow schedule;
(2) supervision of accounting and/or accounts payable staff;
(3) performing and supporting receivable functions;
(4) assisting external audit, tax preparation or similar; and,
(5) completion of special accounting projects.

  • Closes each month end - generates monthly financial statements and provides explanation to variances
  • Prepares and reviews manual and system journal entries, schedules and reports
  • Prepares difficult journal entries and maintains and reconciles complex ledger accounts
  • Establishes, maintains and produces reports and records of assets, liabilities and other financial transactions, interprets these records and reports for managers; and recommends solutions to a wide range of financial problems
  • Establishes and maintains automated accounting and control mechanisms to monitor complex accounts
  • Advises managers and staff on general accounting and financial reporting systems, policies, procedures and discrepancies in reporting and account reconciliation

Skills and Qualifications
  • Post-secondary degree with courses in Accounting; requires professional accounting designation (at a minimum at final year of acquiring designation)
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in the duties described above
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, theory and practices
  • Experience in computerized accounting system environment, knowledge of accounts receivable and payable reporting
  • Strong organization, time management and prioritization skills
  • High level of accuracy, ability to meet deadlines, advanced Excel and computer skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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