Corporate Accountant – Remote

Remote, United States of America
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The Corporate Accountant position is accountable for the accounting operations of VC3, this role includes the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with GAAP in both Canada and the United States.  The Corporate Accountant is also expected to assist with analyzing financial performance, forecasting future performance, and making recommendations to improve profitability.
The scope of the Corporate Accountant responsibility also includes overall A/R, A/P, cash management, bank relationships, payroll, tax filings, and financial risk management.  We are a data driven company and analysis for decision making and overall strategy is ongoing.
Culture is an integral part of working at VC3. Our company values represent the most important values, the ones we live by:
Passionately Curious
Driven by curiosity, we seek to listen, learn, and understand, preparing ourselves now and for the future
Go Beyond
We are dedicated to delivering exceptional artistry and results to earn the trust of our clients and peers
Own It
We have courage to do what’s right; resolve to take responsibility; and grit to cross the finish line.
Serve as One
Individually impressive, collectively outstanding, together we serve our clients with honesty, energy, humility, and respect
Our Core Purpose - “Developing Growth Minded People” - Is the driving force behind our values and why we do what we do.

Key Responsibilities

·       Provide leadership in continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives
·       Ensure credibility of the Finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends, daily activities and forecasts
·       Take hands-on lead position of developing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive accounting system
·       Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions
·       Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/ strategies and regulatory action
·       Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities.
·       Provide accurate reports and metrics to management on the status and performance of customer accounts
·       Manage and maintain processes and systems for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the Company
·       Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities
·       Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting
·       Manage the general ledger accounts
·       Manage the accounting system to ensure consistency, accurate entry, and accurate reporting of all accounts
·       Review all accounts payable batches and monthly reports for validity, accuracy, and completeness and releasing the batches for payment
·       Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments, and other irregularities
·       Perform balance sheet account reconciliations and maintain schedules
·       Manage and administer credit card program
·       Review, file, and process payment for regulatory tax filings such as GST/HST, PST, WCB, and electronic recycling
Additional Responsibilities:
·       Identify areas for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change
·       Continually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen customer relationships
·       Ensure consistency of existing accounting systems through creating, maintaining, and enforcing standards/procedures
·       Investigate and resolve customer inquiries with billing and invoicing
·       Investigate and resolve issues with payroll
·       Communicate escalated issues to customers: keeping them informed of their account regarding billing and invoicing
·       Mentor team members with less experience
·       Develop training programs to develop and refine the skills of the finance and accounting team
·       Document internal processes and procedures related to duties and responsibilities
·       Coordinate the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, special analyses, and information reports
·       Attend training & team meetings as required
Performance Deliverables:
Each employee’s performance is tracked through both leading and lagging key performance metrics:

·       Make certain that month end is completed by the 5th of the following month
o   Including bank reconciliations, financial statements, GL entries and adjustments
o   Including tax calculations, adjustments, and payments
·       Ensure MRR invoicing is completed by the 5th of each month
·       Ensure NRR and Product invoicing is completed twice per month
·       Ensure Staff Augmentation invoicing is completed twice per month

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

·      Past experience working for a mid-sized, international company
·       University degree in Accounting or equivalent area
·       CA, CMA, CPA designation or equivalent
·       Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience with an IT organization, strong understanding of IT
·       Firm understanding of GAAP
·       Ability and desire to learn technology
·       Excellent verbal and written communication:  ability to communicate information and ideas in speech and writing so that others will understand
·       Time management:  ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
·       Ability to actively listen, giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
·       Ability to follow directions well
·       Ability to work collaboratively within a team as well as independently
·       Ability to relate to clients in a meaningful way – “having a unique personal touch”

And, here’s some other info:

  • Work Schedule is typically 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday, but flexible as needed.
  • Position has the ability to work virtually
  • Applicant selected will be subject to a criminal, credit, and department of motor vehicles background checks
  • VC3 offers great benefits, including:
    • National health insurance coverage with two plan options
    • FSA (flexible spending account) for health and/or dependent care
    • HSA (health savings account)
    • Vision and dental plans for you and your dependents
    • 100% company paid basic life and long-term disability insurance
    • 401k with a company match
    • Paid time off
    • And more!

About VC3

VC3 offers Managed IT Services, Private Cloud Services, Hosted VoIP, Custom Web Applications, SharePoint Consulting, and Website Design & Hosting.

VC3 has more than 25 years of experience providing a full range of Information Technology Solutions and Services to hundreds of municipalities and organizations throughout the United States and Canada. The technologies needed by our customers have changed many times over the years, but our focus has always stayed the same: connect the best technologies with our experienced and talented engineers, programmers, web designers and support specialists to deliver solutions that take our customers to the next level of productivity and results.

We pride ourselves on making IT personal, making IT easy, and getting IT right. And it all starts with our talented team that is committed to raising the bar.

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