Coquitlam, BC

Corporate Accountant

Bringing fresh global produce home. As one of North America’s top fresh produce companies, we bring over 100 varieties of produce from more than 20 different countries to the market. Our business is managed by a team of dedicated professionals delivering exceptional service from over a dozen offices throughout North and South America. And because a healthy planet is essential to our growers, customers, and all of us at Oppenheimer, sustainability plays a vital role in everything we do.

Overview

Reporting to the Supervisor, Corporate Accountant, the Corporate Accountant collaborates with the corporate accounting team, ensuring reports and information are accurately completed in a timely manner for internal and external parties. Participates in full-cycle accounting activities, reconciliations and various accounting analysis; identifies and resolves discrepancies in an environment of multiple demands and time pressures.

Accountabilities

  • Performs balance sheet account reconciliation to ensure financial statements are in compliance with established accounting practice, company policies and procedures.
  • Assists with the accounting cycle and year-end reporting by conducting accounting analysis including revenue, expense and trade funds to ensure financial reports are free from material misstatement.
  • Conducts rebate analysis, processes rebate payments and provides coding for rebate deductions.
  • Analyzes volume incentive contracts and entitlements; reconciles rebate accruals and processes rebate payments.
  • Provides timely and accurate processing of accounting invoices by reviewing invoices, coding or processing for payment, entering information in computerized files and preparing monthly journal entries. This ensures accurate, reliable and timely ledger entries and maintains vendors and customers satisfied.
  • Provides timely and accurate processing of multiple currency banking transactions; performs reconciliations to ensure accurate financial reports are in place for foreign exchange hedge decision making.
  • Investigates and resolves problems in a timely manner. Liaises with internal and external parties to collect relevant information and determine a resolution.
  • Assists in providing external and internal audit requirements in order to minimize financial losses and uphold standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborates with sales team members to resolve and process adjustments related to customer accounts within established procedures and deadlines to minimize financial losses.
  • Performs data filling to improve document organization and ensure appropriate tax filing standards are being met.

Required Knowledge & Abilities

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices (GAAP).
  • Intermediate knowledge of Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE).
  • Ability to act with integrity to protect confidential information and adhere to corporate standards and procedures.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Applications; Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Strong organization skills; ability to prioritize multiple demands in a timely manner.
  • Self-motivated with high standards; ability to work within tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong evaluative and analytical skills; ability to problem solve and make appropriate accounting decisions.
  • Excels in effectively training others, and enjoys sharing knowledge and best practices.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective business relationships with internal and external personnel at all levels of the organization.

Required Qualifications

  • Diploma, Degree in business or financial management; BBA preferred.
  • Minimum, 2-years of proven experience at a corporate level in the field of accounting or related field.

We extend our sincere appreciation for your interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Apply Now

Job Application Form

  • Hidden
  • Max. file size: 24 MB.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.