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At Coast Capital, we’re not dreaming about a better future, we’re building one.

As a member-owned cooperative, we’re helping our members with their real goals and real challenges so they can live the real life they want. It’s what we’ve been doing for over 80 years, and it’s why today we stand almost 600,000 members strong. Plus, we invest 10% of our budgeted profits back into our community – almost $90 million since 2000 alone – because when our members do well, we believe our communities should do well too.  

Financial Accountant

Location: British Columbia (CA-BC)

Job Type: Full Time 

myWork Options: In-person, remote, hybrid

 

 

Purpose:

The Financial Accountant, which reports to Manager, Finance will be part of the Financial Reporting & Reconciliation group under the Vice President, Financial Reporting. This role supports timely and accurate processing of accounting transactions, reconciliations, and reports.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Monitors accounting transactions for adherence to company policies and procedures as outlined in operational and accounting manuals or as directed by management. Prepare journal entries.
  • Prepare general ledger reconciliations and various month end and quarter end reports, in accordance to department guidance or as directed by management.
  • Prepare capital asset reporting, including adhering to internal capitalization and depreciation criteria.
  • Prepare and file commodity tax returns.
  • Provide assistance to quarterly and annual financial statement preparation, including notes to the financial statements.
  • Provide assistance in preparation of income tax provisions and filings.
  • Maintain securitized mortgage and syndicated loan administration and reconciliation.
  • Ad hoc duties as assigned, including project support.

 

Attributes:

  • Enrolled in a post-secondary Accounting Diploma Program (two years of formal education or equivalent).

  • Completion of an accounting program is an asset.

  • Minimum 1-3 Years of job-related experience, preferably in accounting and bookkeeping.

  • Proficient to advanced abilities with Microsoft suite of products.
  • Experience with accounting software, preferably Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • JET reports experience an asset.
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Experience working effectively in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Sound business sense, creative mind, and ability to take initiative and act independently.

 

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Why join Coast Capital?

Purpose is our North Star.  We look at everything through our purpose. It informs the advice we provide our members, the experiences and products we create, and the programs we build to support our employees and communities.

Committed to inclusion and engagement. We have an ongoing focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion and routinely track how we’re doing, and what we need to do to keep improving. We foster a culture where everyone can feel safe to be who they really are and thrive.

A career that grows with you. We believe in developing our people and promoting from within. Many employees have spent decades, and sometimes their entire careers, with Coast Capital and have progressed from the frontlines to senior leadership.

Work where you’re most effective. In 2020 the world changed, and that includes how we work. In response to COVID-19 we launched myWork, which gives employees flexibility in where they work based on the nature of their role.

Benefits that flex to the needs of you and your family.  We offer comprehensive, customizable benefits for you and your family, so you can choose what fits best for you and your lifestyle.

Retirement options. We also take care of our employees once they retire. That’s why we offer the choice of a defined contribution or defined benefit pension plan or RSP’s.

Mortgage and auto financing benefits. Employees save thousands on their mortgages and auto loans with best-in-category benefits.

Real recognition. We recognize excellence throughout the year, through an online community that lets employees give kudos and thanks throughout the year.  We’re human, which means we like to have fun with events, celebrations, and recognition throughout the year.

An award winning culture. We’re a Platinum member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and are regularly recognized by Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and the BC Top Employers Awards.

We reinvest 10% back into the community. When we do well, our communities do well. That’s why since 2000 we’ve invested over $90 million into our member’s communities. 

Double your impact. Through our employee volunteer program, Coast Capital donates $10 for every hour you volunteer to a Canadian charity or non-profit of your choice.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Coast Capital

At Coast Capital, we value diversity, equity and inclusion. We’re not all the same and we like it that way. We don’t just accept differences - we celebrate, support, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our members, and our community. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

COVID-19 at Coast Capital

Coast Capital Savings is committed to the health and safety of our employees, member, and communities. With this commitment in mind, Coast Capital complies with all public health mandates (provincially and/or federally, as applicable) and has implemented various safety measures, including requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and making COVID vaccination a pre-condition to employment with Coast Capital. All successful applicants must provide acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19, before any contract of employment becomes final and binding, and before your start date can be set.

Exceptions may apply where vaccination is not possible for medical or religious reasons that are protected under Canadian human rights laws. Should successful applicants require a medical or religious accommodation related to vaccination please discuss whether an exception may apply with your Talent Acquisition Advisor.

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