Senior Accountant

Harper Grey LLP
April 2, 2024
3200-650 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, Canada
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We are currently seeking a Senior Accountant for a full-time 15-month contract from June 2024 – September 2025. This position will be reporting to the Controller. The successful candidate must possess strong, full-cycle accounting skills as they will be involved in all aspects of the departmental operations. In addition, the Senior Accountant must have sound analytical and technical skills, as a significant component of the position will involve project management and data analysis. Support and coverage of all roles in the department is also expected.


  • Providing support to the Controller;
  • Preparing and reviewing monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial statements;
  • Preparing ad hoc reports and analyses, including cost and revenue analyses;
  • Assisting with all budget and forecasting requirements;
  • Researching and providing recommendations on accounting and compliance issues;
  • Providing cross-training and support for all accounting functions;
  • Assisting with the maintenance of accounting dashboards and internal report requirements;
  • Leveraging existing accounting software to enhance reporting metrics;
  • Completing ad hoc projects as requested by management; and,
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • University undergraduate diploma or degree in a related field (business or accounting preferred);
  • Enrolled in the Chartered Professional Accounting program;
  • Intermediate level of progressive accounting experience;
  • Professional manner with capacity to maintain high level of confidentiality;
  • Advanced computer skills with Word, Excel and Outlook;
  • Experience with Elite 3E or similar ERP software and SQL;
  • Excellent communication skills and a focus on exceptional client service;
  • Experience in a professional services environment considered a strong asset.


  • Commitment to providing first-rate level of knowledge and prompt quality service;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to listen effectively and respond appropriately;
  • Excellent organizational skills with a strong attention to detail to produce high quality and accurate work;
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding the firm and its clients;
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a contributing member in a team environment;
  • Demonstrated integrity, flexibility, professional judgement and collaborative approach to work;
  • Solid decision-making and problem-solving skills coupled with a willingness to learn and to adapt to changing demands;
  • Ability to anticipate work needs and follow through with minimal direction;
  • A high level of initiative and resourcefulness with excellent analysis skills; and,
  • Ability to prioritize tasks by deadline, work calmly under pressure and manage high volume of work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.


Our people are the heart of our firm – we say it often and with good reason.  It is only through our people’s skills, ambition, dedication and hard work that we can deliver the excellent level of client service our reputation is built upon.  While our expectations are high – so are our rewards.  Our generous competitive compensation package is just one component of our total rewards package. The salary range for this role is $85,000 - $95,000 annually. 

 Compensation + Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Extended health and dental coverage
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Paid or banked overtime
  • Vacation time, sick time and personal time allotment

Work Perks

  • Firm social events
  • Casual day every Friday and Dress for Your Day dress code
  • Dog friendly office

Work / Life Integration

  • Robust health and wellness program
  • Sports teams
  • Personal days to help balance outside commitments


We are a dynamic and diverse group of highly skilled people working together to deliver excellent service to our clients.  When you join our firm, you join a culture of excellence, collaboration, camaraderie and respect.  We’re a great place to grow your career.

Our core values focus on developing a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace that encourages and supports differences and promotes innovative perspectives.  We are committed to maintaining and expanding the diversity of our firm’s lawyers and staff and creating an inclusive environment in which everyone can flourish.


This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic firm that values innovation, initiative and resourcefulness.  Are you a motivated and creative team player?  Do you think the fast-paced hands-on role we have described would be a perfect fit for your skillset?

If so, we cannot wait to meet you and invite you to submit your resume by email to Andrea Kotzo.

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including those with disabilities.  Accessibility accommodations can be made confidentially throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process by contacting Andrea Kotzo.

 We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you if you are selected to continue in the recruitment process.  We thank all interested applicants, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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