Senior Accountant, Operations

9 days ago
Full time role



Kelowna, BC, Canada

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Job Description

Wanted: Senior Accountant, Operations

Are you passionate about using numbers to tell a story? Does optimizing reconciliations and solving puzzles light you up? Would you rather come to work in jeans? Does the idea of making a positive impact on the planet excite you? If so, we’re looking for you!


  • Have pulled recyclables out of the trash
  • Appreciate a good debate even with your boss
  • Figure out how to fix it instead of who is to blame
  • Aren’t afraid of jumping in the deep end
  • Are excited about building empowered teams
  • Are really interested in electric vehicles


  • Believe we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children
  • Work to protect and restore the environment
  • Aren't afraid to make mistakes as long as we learn
  • Care more about your values and intelligence than your experience
  • Are committed to creating team dynamics that create empowerment vs. entitlement

Our Core Values:

  1. Commit to a culture that builds a strong COMMUNITY
  2. Foster CREATIVITY to inspire fresh innovation
  3. Embrace COURAGE by taking action despite uncertainty
  4. Live with Awareness and CONSCIOUSNESS of our choices

The Opportunity: The mission of the Senior Accountant, Operations role is to support the Finance Team in achieving company goals through reviewing the day to day transactions and assist in the preparation of the monthly financial reporting package. 

This role requires an individual that thrives in an environment of continuous improvement, and problem solving. Teamwork and adaptability will be critical to success.  Meeting deadlines and understanding the details within the general ledger brings joy to your heart. 


  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of bank accounts, balance sheet and contribute to financial statement variance analysis
  • Review and maintain accounting schedules including fixed assets, continuity and depreciation, amortizations, prepayments, intercompany, etc.  
  • Identify and problem solve anomalies within financial statements and reporting
  • Reviewing monthly sales commission agreements for accuracy and payment
  • B2B, Enterprise and Employee Purchase program contract review and accounts receivable management
  • Prepare and submit GST/HST/PST tax returns and supporting documentation
  • Work with Avalara to prepare domestic and international tax returns and supporting documentation, ensuring compliance with necessary governing bodies relating to sales tax
  • Work collaboratively with finance and operations team to ensure proper inventory reporting and cost allocation
  • Assist with year-end preparations. Will work directly with the audit team to ensure accuracy of balance sheet reporting, supporting documents and answer questions as required 
  • Ad-hoc accounting reports as required

Qualifications (What might describe you)

  • 3+ years experience in an accounting role
  • Skilled in general ledger account reconciliations
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Skilled in working collaboratively with a variety of roles within cross functional teams
  • Ability to foresee the impact of one’s actions across an organization
  • Ability to track and execute on a variety of ongoing reporting and task deadlines
  • Knowledge of ERP accounting systems (preferably Netsuite)
  • Exposure to e-commerce or D2C processes and Shopify platform an asset
  • Accounting degree, CPA designation or pursuit an asset 

Commitment to Diversity 

Pela is committed to cultivating and preserving a company culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This means we seek out people with diversity of opinion and with strengths that will be complementary to our existing organization. We know that we will grow and learn better with a diverse team. When recruiting for new members of our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, and sexual orientation.

Salary: $65-$72k CAD based on experience 


Kelowna, BC, Canada

We are designing waste out of the human experience. Pela has been around for over 10 years and has helped ...

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