• Senior Technician / Bookkeeper

    Job Locations CA-BC-Kelowna
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/6/2018 1:52 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services
  • About Us

    BDO. Because relationships matter.
    There are many world-class accounting & advisory firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

    Job Description (EN)

    Position Summary

    The Kelowna office of BDO Canada LLP is seeking a full-time, Senior Bookkeeping Technician, to join our rapidly growing Outsourcing team. The successful candidate is responsible for providing bookkeeping and accounting services to our clients. Candidates must be adaptable to the multiple demands of the position and be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team. Our clients include businesses of various sizes in agriculture, hospitality, franchises, manufacturing, construction, retail, insurance and the non-profit sector. We also service many small businesses and self-employed professionals. 


    This is a new position for the region’s Outsourcing group, where we complete client’s day-to-day accounting and bookkeeping functions through cloud-based technology. Our clients span across Canada, into the US and UK and this leads to a fast paced, dynamic working environment.  The successful candidate could have the opportunity to progress into a Managerial/Supervisory role within this department. Ideally, we are seeking a candidate who has been in a Senior Full Cycle Bookkeeping role (public practice preferred) and wants to take the next step in their career.


    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

    • Processes monthly financial transactions into Microsoft NAV accounting software.
    • Work on complex monthly bookkeeping and accounting assignments
    • Provide support to clients on general questions regarding bookkeeping issues
    • Provide technical and project management support to team members for accounting related engagements
    • Thorough review of accounting and bookkeeping assignments to ensure quality standards are met
    • Assist with mentoring staff to meet all client deadlines
    • Effectively communicate with clients, partners and staff face to face as well as through email and phone conversations


    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

    • A minimum of 3+ years of progressive, full-cycle accounting experience (prior experience in public accounting is an asset)
    • Experience with foreign exchange translations and consolidations
    • Ability to transact in multiple accounting software programs
    • Experience with Microsoft NAV considered an asset
    • Working accounting knowledge of multiple industries is required
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Developed oral and written communication skills
    • Strong ability to prioritize, delegate and manage conflicting priorities
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
    • Experience leading a team is considered an asset


    Our Vision

    One Firm engaged to make a difference through valued relationships with our people, clients and communities.






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