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Senior Corporate Accountant

Full Time
8 days ago

Seeking a Senior Accountant who is fluent in Mandarin & English, and who is comfortable with a high level of business travel. Great opportunity for a Senior Accountant who enjoys a diverse portfolio and who wants to work closely with Controller, CFO, and CEO. Working for a producing mining company that is undergoing positive changes. Great opportunity to accelerate your career and gain fantastic senior-level business exposure. Approximately 30% international business travel.

Who- the Company:

Publicly-listed mining company with a producing mine as well as other projects in the pipeline. Headquartered in Vancouver.  

What- the Role:
SENIOR CORPORATE ACCOUNTANT. The new Sr Corp Acct. will report directly to the Controller and will interact closely with the finance team based at the international mining operations as well as with investors and other stakeholders in China and other countries. The Senior Accountant will conduct full-cycle accounting, as well as financial planning & analysis (FP&A). Using Excel and the company’s ERP (Netsuite). SWIM will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description

Who- the Candidate:
We are looking for a senior accounting & finance professional who is eager to work with a tightknit team and who wants to make an immediate positive impact.

  • MANDARIN FLUENCY- Candidates must be fluent in both English and spoken Mandarin. Ability to read & write in Mandarin is preferred, but not required.

  • BUSINESS TRAVEL- Candidates must be very comfortable doing 30%-plus business travel throughout the year (more if not living in Vancouver). Work trips will typically involve a  20+ hour flight each way (including connection/lay-over). 

  • 5+ years progressive accounting & finance experience.

  • Ideally candidates will hold their CPA designation, or International equivalent.

  • Experience in the mining sector is preferred, although experience in other relevant industries will also be considered.

  • Experience working for a public company is preferred.

  • IFRS financial reporting.

  • Experience with Netsuite is a significant asset. Robust Excel skills are required.

Where- Business Travel:

  • HYBRID- The company is headquartered in Downtown Vancouver

  • The Senior Corporate Accountant will travel to the International mining operations at least once a quarter, for up to a month at a time, usually with the CEO.

  • REMOTE- Our client is open to hiring a Senior Accountant outside of Greater Vancouver, but please note that this would further increase business travel as the Sr Acct would need to fly to Vancouver at least once a quarter for meetings, etc.

  • For ease of travel, it’s preferred that candidates are Canadian citizens- but our client can also hire a Canadian Permanent Resident into this role and arrange for special work visas as needed.

How Much:
Very competitive base salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Additionally, the Senior Accountant will receive a bonus, stock options, professional development support, health benefits, etc.  

When & How to Apply:
This search is moving very quickly. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. SWIM is presenting the profiles of short-listed candidates directly to the CFO and Controller for review. If you are interested in this Sr. Acct. opportunity with a Vancouver-based mining company, please don’t hesitate to reach out soon. Thank you!

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