Senior Accounting Manager (Hybrid)

  • Full Time
  • Langley, BC
  • Feb 3, 2023

Avisar Chartered Professional Accountants

Senior Accounting Manager (Hybrid) – Avisar Chartered Professional Accountants This executive search is conducted by Nelson/Kraft & Associates on behalf of Avisar Chartered Professional Accountants QUALIFICATIONS Senior Accountants’ knowledge, skills and personal qualities include, but are not limited to:

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.
  • At least 7 years’ full cycle accounting with a public accounting firm, preferably working with medium-sized owner-managed profit-oriented clients.
  • Advanced working knowledge and experience working with Canadian Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE) and Canadian Accounting Standards for Not-For-Profit Organizations (ASNPO) and related technical literature.
  • Able to commute to Langley, BC regularly.

Why Avisar? Work/Life Balance As much as we love our work, it’s not our life. We work a 37.5 hour week, and our team starts with three weeks vacation in their first year along with 11 paid stat holidays, and five paid sick/flex days to deal with unexpected events. Compensation and Benefits When you join the team, you’ll get full health & dental, life, travel, and AD&D insurance. On top of your salary, we also offer profit sharing bonuses tied to company success, and bonuses for client and staff referrals. Fun Environment We genuinely like our co-workers and their families. We host regular team functions like our epic after-tax season celebration, our annual holiday party, summer BBQs, milestone celebrations, office potlucks, and random treat days. Your Success We focus on your success. Every position has a set of core competencies to provide clear expectations of how to succeed. Every team member has a development plan and meets to discuss progress regularly. We offer a mentorship program and Professional Development days to help keep your skills current. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Avisar Chartered Professional Accountants is looking for an accomplished CPA with management abilities to join their team as a Senior Accounting Manager. Avisar’s Senior Managers are responsible for leading and expanding an area of the practice, building the business, leading the team, and working closely with the Partners to strategize, plan, and execute on client and firm deliverables. Senior Managers provide public accounting, assurance, tax and advisory services to Avisar’s clients with a keen focus on building trusting long-term relationships with clients and contacts. Our Senior Managers take primary responsibility for assigned client accounts, including the intake, prompt completion and billing of their engagements and ensure that Avisar’s Client Service Standards are met or exceeded wherever possible. Avisar’s Senior Managers are responsible for providing a depth of expertise to Avisar’s clients that combines financial reporting knowledge and public accounting experience for all of Avisar’s service areas. Senior Managers are expected to provide proactive advice to clients from a management perspective based on their knowledge in accounting and financial reporting processes. Senior Managers are expected to keep abreast of new or evolving accounting or tax standards as they are relevant to the clients of the firm. If you are an experienced CPA with leadership abilities and a passion for excellence, we would love to connect. Success in this role may lead to a partnership opportunity in Avisar’s growing firm. OUR STORY Avisar’s trusted team of Chartered Professional Accountants provides a ‘beyond the numbers’ approach to problems and questions, working in-detail without losing perspective on the big picture as it relates to our clients’ needs, business, and industry. As with our clients, we offer our employees a better option. Our respectful, family-like team is passionate about making a difference within our community by building positive relationships and improving the lives of our team. We are proud to have built a positive environment where people can grow, support each other, and be supported, where the challenges are within the work itself, not the work environment. As a result, we have had the pleasure of working with the majority of our employees for many years. We enjoy working together, learning from each other, developing our skills, and supporting each other through the challenges that come with being in public practice. Avisar is built on a culture of constant improvement where we are continually refining our processes for efficiency to ensure we are providing excellent client service. Our employees are the heart of our business and we are committed to a healthy work-life balance. We encourage our team to rest and recharge after particularly busy seasons of work while supporting them with the tools and resources they need to thrive. Location: Hybrid (Langley, BC) Application Deadline: February 3, 2022 Start Date: ASAP TO APPLY please send a PDF copy of your resume to To obtain a complete Opportunity Profile, please visit our websiteABOUT US Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. is an executive consulting firm that specializes in working with not-for-profits and for-profit businesses across Canada, assisting them in the placement of senior executives and directors.  Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. welcomes and encourages all interested applicants to apply for this position. Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion in its hiring practices, and will only make distinctions among interested applicants in accordance with the applicable Human Rights legislation. Nelson/Kraft & Associates Inc. also welcomes and encourages applications from candidates with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process. If you require disability-related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact us.

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