Senior, full-cycle Bookkeeper

Forsite Consultants Ltd
Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
Job role
Forsite Consultants Ltd. is a leading provider of integrated forest land management services. We employ over 140 people and maintain 9 office locations in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario. Our staff are industry leaders in forestry technology, strategic planning, resource, land, and business management, and professional forestry. Our company is comprised of business units which focus on different components of the forest management process. Forsite has been SAFE certified since 2007 and is committed to providing a safe work environment.

Forsite has an opening at our Salmon Arm office for a Senior, full-cycle Bookkeeper who has experience working for a large organization.

Salmon Arm is located in the Shuswap, a world renowned vacation destination with a fantastic climate. The Shuswap is a destination of choice for families and adventurers with numerous activities to participate in. Located within an hour of two world class ski destinations, located at Revelstoke and Silver Star Mtn Resort, top notch cross country skiing at Larch Hills and Sovereign Lake, extensive mountain bike trails out your back door, boating and endless summer activities on Shuswap Lake. Salmon Arm is the outdoor person's paradise. Check out .

You will have a hands-on role in maintaining accurate and timely financial records and ensuring that Forsite complies with all regulatory requirements. With your extensive full-cycle bookkeeping experience, you will be able to support and assist your colleagues with accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll. Also, you will create employment agreements, setup new employees, and process wage changes. Adjusting entries and year-end entries will also be your responsibility. In addition, you will administer benefits and be responsible for government remittances.

You will have a minimum of 5 years of proven work-related experience in the following areas :

  • Payroll
  • Employment Standards Act - you have a current and solid understanding of the act
  • Government Remittances (GST, PST, WCB, Source Deductions, CIT)
  • Reimbursements
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • Bank and credit card reconciliations
  • New hire setups, creating employment agreements, administering wage changes
  • Benefit Administration
  • Recording transactions in a multi-business unit environment
  • Adjusting entries and year-end entries
  • Pre-paid expenses
  • Maintain and prepare year-end documentation for external accounting firm
  • Learning new software: Forsite uses customized accounting and time and billing software
  • Other duties as required

Additional Requirements :

  • A safety conscious attitude
  • Formal training in bookkeeping and/or accounting from a Canadian post-secondary educational institution is considered an asset
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification from the Canadian Payroll Association is also considered an asset
  • Woodlands or sawmill accounting experience considered an asset
  • Able to investigate issues and come up with solutions
  • Strong attention to detail, effective time-management and organization skills
  • Proficient use of Excel and other Microsoft programs

Work Remotely : No

COVID-19 Considerations : This position has limited interaction with clients in person and our firm has COVID-19 policies and procedures.

We offer a competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits. In addition, educational support is available if needed.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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