Careers: Accounting Automation Specialist

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Accounting Automation Specialist

You’ve got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we’re committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do.

We are seeking an Accounting Automation Specialist, but only someone who refuses to settle, who is fearless of pressure and someone who knows how to have fun. You see, you will do more here than your typical bookkeeping duties. The ideal candidate will work directly with the Victory Square Technologies team, reporting directly to the CFO and controller and at times liaise with our 20+ portfolio companies’ teams, to assist in meeting daily and quarterly financial reporting requirements, which may include assisting with closing procedures, accounting systems planning, expense reporting and bookkeeping.

Who We Are:

A bit about us, Victory Square Technologies incubates and finances best-in-class technology entrepreneurs from all over the world. We have a proven process and track record in identifying, investing and scaling extraordinary start-ups and we have developed an impressive portfolio of over 20 innovative and disruptive SaaS companies in every sector of the global economy; including Mobile Gaming, Esports, Sports Betting, Health Tech, InsureTech and Security using the most powerful technologies in AR/VR, Blockchain and AI. We’re boldly taking the tech world to it’s next phase – and we’re looking for great talent to join this rocket ship. With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there’s no limit to the impact you can make. Let’s do this, check out the opportunity below!

Where You Come In:

You Are:

  • Exceptionally good at prioritizing, time managing, and multi-tasking
  • Highly self-motivated and detail-oriented with accountability for the work you produce and maintain
  • Organized and able to work independently 
  • Able to excel under pressure, and can handle sudden changes in plans 
  • Positive and upbeat in your general demeanor
  • An excellent communicator, professional, yet personable, with both internal stakeholders and external parties
  • Resourceful in problem-solving situations and able to investigate issues in order to resolve accurately.
  • Decidedly trustworthy and accountable
  • Dependable team player
  • Believe in work hard play hard mindset

You Have

  • 2+ years of accounting and bookkeeping experience with accounting/bookkeeping training by an accredited organization. 
  • A post-secondary school diploma/degree (Accounting or Business concentrations an asset) 
  • Uncanny ability to navigate new software interfaces and extract information needed (e.g. Xero, Stripe, Recurly, Hubdoc, Expensify, etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with Quickbooks Online/Desktop
  • Strong computer skills: a high proficiency in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint and Outlook) is essential, and a basic knowledge of G-Suite is an asset
  • Advanced Excel/Google Sheets skills 
  • Experience with payroll and GST/HST filing
  • Superior writing and communication skills

About the Role

Your day to day responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Working alongside our CFO in preparing investor reports, forecasts, and other financial analysis
  • Accessing accounting data directly and simultaneously via our Cloud-hosted accounting software, and providing feedback on process and enhancement requests
  • Full-cycle bookkeeping (up to trial balance)
  • Performing a variety of accounting functions in areas such as accounts payable, accounts receivable and project accounting in a multi-company, multi-currency environment.
  • Assisting management with financial analysis, preparing the analysis of various balance sheet and income statement accounts.
  • Monthly variance analysis of corporate costs compared with quarterly forecast and the annual business plan.
  • Assisting with the annual budget and quarterly forecast process for clients.
  • Bookkeeping on special projects and for some regular period-ending closing entries.
  • Bank reconciliations and payments 

What Will You Earn?

Let’s agree on salary and vacation once we know what you offer, but our goal is to pay above the market rate for your unique skills.

Other Goodies

  • Comprehensive employee health benefits package
  • Flexible Stat Holidays with the option to bank days for later use
  • Casual dress code
  • Monthly team events and activities
  • Must be a foodie at heart and be down to try new foods (we love going for lunch as a team)
  • Enjoy sports

Start date – As soon as possible.

How to Apply

If this sounds like a position for you, please respond to this advertisement with your resume and cover letter to Sheri Rempel at Sheri@victorysquare.com

Please, read carefully:

  • Write a cover letter addressing:
    • Why you’re the best individual for this role. Give quantifiable examples of related achievements.
    • What’s the toughest work challenge you’ve ever overcome in your life? How did you overcome it?
  • Explain what you’re doing now for a job:
    • If you don’t have one, explain why.
    • If you have one, explain why you’re looking elsewhere.
  • Upload your cover letter and resume:
    • Ensure that your cover letter and resume are saved and sent as one file and sent to Sheri@victorysquare.com with this job title as the subject.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.