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Senior Accountant


Senior Accountant

Location: 25 King Edward Street, Coquitlam, BC, Canada

Department: Corporate


Are you looking for something more than just a job? Are you looking for a community, a partnership, a team, and an opportunity to learn and grow in your career?

As one of world’s leading, and fastest-growing home furnishing retailers, we know what it takes to build a satisfying career.

JYSK Canada is currently seeking a Senior Accountant to join its growing finance department. The position will be based in our head office in Coquitlam.

The Role:

The Senior Accountant will participate in the month end close, provide financial reporting and analysis, fulfil auditing requirements and provide KPI reports to the business. The Senior Accountant has a good knowledge of fully cycle accounting and can leverage his/her skill sets to deliver financial results accurately and timely.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Complete full cycle period end close including related journal entries
  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations to ensure accuracy and proper supporting documents are provided.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports to compare actuals to budget, forecast and prior year, and investigate any drivers of significant variances
  • Update KPI reports to assist in tracking and monitoring the business results
  • Participate in interim and annual audit with external auditors
  • Play an active role in finance related projects (systems and process improvements, Finance initiatives and ad-hoc projects)

What you bring to the role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Business Administration
  • Enrollment in CPA program or currently hold a designation
  • Have a minimum of two years of full cycle accounting experience
  • Must be proficient in presenting data and documenting variance analysis.
  • Organized, detail oriented and takes pride in accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; be confident in reaching out to other department heads for information
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Team player with the ability to collaborate with other team members and maintain a positive work environment
  • Experience in a high-volume, multi-location organization with +20M revenue would be considered an asset
  • Experience working with accounting software (such as Microsoft Navision and Prophix) would be considered an asset

What this role brings to you:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Benefit Package
  • Colleague Discount
  • Opportunities for Learning & Career Advancement
  • A fun and respectful workplace


If this sounds like an opportunity for you, come join JYSK and experience it for yourself!


JYSK is an equal opportunity employer.

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