Assistant Accountant

February 12 2021
Industries Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
Categories Account receivables, Accounting, Finance
Richmond, BC

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:
  • 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;
  • Supervise daily operations within the scope of accounts receivable and accounts payable; Ensure accruals and prepayment concepts are applied to processed transactions;
  • Authorize and oversee the processing of pre-requisition order within set standards;
  • Collaborate with accounts and finance manager to ensure smooth running of an organization’s accounts department;
  • Assist accounting managers in the preparation of annual budgets and income-expenditure patterns; Maintain useful financial information regarding projected outturns and budget variances;
  • Oversee the collection, deposit, and reconciliation of bank funds and accounts; Ensure timely preparation and submission of tax returns;
  • Process payments and verify financial documents such as invoices, statements, and vouchers; administer payrolls;
  • Prepare and present regular accounting reports to the management accountant to update them on company financial progress;
  • Select, train, and evaluate junior bookkeeping staff;
  • Provide resolution of work-related problems.

  • Qualifications:
  • 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:

Please forward your resume and cover letter to with the subject “Assistant Accountant”. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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