Manager, Accounting

Are you dynamic, hands-on, love solving problems, thrive under pressure and a natural people influencer? Then you need to come to the right place! We’re a dedicated team of customer-centric CPAs who thrive on creating the best experiences possible – for both our customers and for our team members.

Who we are:

At Facet Advisors, we believe that life is meant to be lived – and we help our people truly live their lives. Have a dream travel destination? We’ll help you get there. Have kids involved in sports? We’ll make sure you don’t have to miss the big game. Talent is our language: If you want to build on your expertise, we’ll invest in your continued learning.

As an accounting firm with locations in Langley and Vancouver, Facet Advisors is about more than taxes and number crunching. Unlike the big firms, we get to know each of our clients intimately. Whether its business consulting, corporate tax planning, US tax services, or personal taxation, we don’t just work to meet deadlines—we make sure the whole financial picture is healthy and strategic. Our dynamic leadership team has a successful track record of supporting local, national and international businesses.

 

Our Manager, Accounting will be:

  • Versatile and resourceful – you find ways over, around or through barriers to success
  • A problem-solver with “common-sense smarts” – you match a practical approach to sophisticated situations (and do it with ease)
  • Customer-centric – you love playing a key role in a client’s success
  • Confident play-caller – neither indecisive nor a hip-shooter
  • A true people builder – you actively train and coach those around you, in all areas of life.

 

What you will do:

  • Work with the Accounting team to provide world class service
  • Share knowledge with peers in order to develop personal professional skills and improve service delivery
  • Provide a stable, flexible environment aimed at team work, encouraging personal and professional development
  • Provide practical solutions to clients
  • Apply all relevant technical knowledge to technical issues arising on client engagements and ensure the issues are addressed and appropriately documented in accordance with the appropriate professional standards and Firm policies
  • Apply appropriate industry/business knowledge in anticipating, identifying and addressing issues relevant to the client’s business
  • Begin to develop and build on new business opportunities with existing clients, and continually maintain a positive client relationship, where periodic visits to client sites is required
  • Complete the detailed review of assurance and non-assurance engagements and projects to ensure that the engagement/project is in accordance with the relevant professional standards and organizational policies
  • Conduct and assist others with research as necessary on technical matters related to client situations
  • Provide input into staff performance management
  • Develop the skills, capabilities and potential of less experienced staff through supervision, coaching, mentoring, knowledge transfer, internal training delivery, and assignment of challenging work opportunities
  • Maintain proficiency in the accounting, assurance, quality control and ethical standards applicable to the client base, including recent changes to those standards

 

What you bring to the table:

  • CPA designation
  • 3+ years in a supervisory capacity
  • Exceptional communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Proven people influencing and leadership ability
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective business relationships
  • Experience working within tight deadlines with multiple priorities
  • Experience working in a high-growth or entrepreneurial environment
  • Strategic thinker focused on maximizing performance
  • Positive and proactive attitude
  • Brings a great sense of humour and enthusiasm

 

Why work with us?

  • Flexible Work Arrangements – To balance a quality career with a quality life
  • Location, Location, Location – Ditch your downtown commute and expensive parking bills
  • A Caring Environment – We aren’t big on closed doors or office politics. We have built a positive work environment and want to understand what motivates you
  • Continued Education – When you look good, we look good. We make it a priority to support continuous learning at all levels and set a clear path for career advancement opportunities
  • Room For Fun – From table tennis competitions to team celebrations for victories and milestones, we focus on creating a place people enjoy coming to
  • Compelling Compensation – Along with competitive compensation and benefit packages, we also offer additional opportunities to earn more through performance bonus and commission programs

To apply please send resume to recruitment@facetadvisors.com