Job Posting

Assistant Accountant

Salary: $55,000.00 - $65,000.00/Annually
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Supervisors, Finance and Insurance Clerks (1212)
NOC Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Expires in 65 days
Expires: 2022-02-04
Last Updated: 2021-10-08

Job Number: 700808

Job Location(s)

#1-3671 Viking Way
Richmond, British Columbia
V6V 2J5, Canada

Job Description

Applied Biological Materials Inc., (ABM) is a rapidly growing Vancouver-based R&D biotech company whose products and services are pushing the frontiers of Life Sciences research worldwide. ABM is rapidly expanding and we are offering an Assistant Accountant position for a reliable, motivated and detail-oriented individual. If you are a confident teamworker with strong technical skills, problem solving skills, we’d love to have you on board.

Responsibilities and duties:

  1. Supervise and coordinate the day-to-day activities of the team by determining priorities and balancing workloads to prevent backlog and ensuring timely delivery of services to clients;
  2. Supervise daily operations within the scope of accounts receivable and accounts payable; Ensure accruals and prepayment concepts are applied to processed transactions;
  3. Authorize and oversee the processing of pre-requisition order within set standards;
  4. Collaborate with accounts and finance manager to ensure smooth running of an organization’s accounts department;
  5. Assist accounting managers in the preparation of annual budgets and income-expenditure patterns; Maintain useful financial information regarding projected outturns and budget variances;
  6. Oversee the collection, deposit, and reconciliation of bank funds and accounts; Ensure timely preparation and submission of tax returns;
  7. Process payments and verify financial documents such as invoices, statements, and vouchers; administer payrolls;
  8. Prepare and present regular accounting reports to the management accountant to update them on company financial progress;
  9. Select, train, and evaluate junior bookkeeping staff;
  10. Provide resolution of work-related problems.


  • Completion of a bachelor's degree in bookkeeping, accounting or a related subject is required
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience is required
  • Experience in the clerical occupation supervised is required
  • A good working knowledge of MS Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Detail focused and strong ability to multi-task with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrates knowledge of full cycle accounting and Experience in a financial or business services capacity
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

How to Apply

Expiring: Feb 04, 2022