Senior Accountant (Hybrid Working)

at 
Carbon Engineering
Posted on 
21 Jan
JOB CATEGORY

At Carbon Engineering (CE), we believe humanity can solve climate change.

We believe we can create a future in which our children and neighbours inherit the same planet we’ve enjoyed - where we deliver prosperity and well-being while avoiding environmental impact. At Carbon Engineering, our contribution to this future is a Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology – that captures carbon dioxide directly out of the atmosphere. Our highly scalable DAC technology will be used in the large scale DAC facilities capable of capturing up to one million metric tons of atmospheric CO2 annually. Working with our partners, including 1PointFive and Oxy Low Carbon Ventures in the US, Storegga in the UK, and Carbon Removal in Norway, we see a future where permanently removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to protect our world is a reality.

We have humble roots but big dreams. Our culture combines our small company heritage with our ambitious goals. We have a passion for what we do and believe our work will have a true and lasting impact on the world. At our core, Carbon Engineering values integrity, growth, excellence in execution, and fun. This is an environment where people matter, and contributions are noticed. Our employees work hard and are given the opportunity to learn and grow from mistakes. We work in an innovative environment and thrive on tackling rewarding and complex problems as a team.

We’re pioneers, as well as Swiss-army knives, and joining our team means joining our family. As a member of the CE team, you’ll be surrounded by smart, adventurous, curious people committed to progressing climate change solutions. From lunchroom banter to problem-solving debates, we genuinely enjoy each other’s company and respect each other’s skills.
 

Position Scope

As the* Senior Accountant* you will oversee the preparation of month-end, payroll, accounts payable, and monthly financial statements. You will be on a team of experienced CPAs who will be able to provide mentorship while also getting the opportunity to pass your knowledge down to junior team members working towards their own designations. The ideal candidate will be collaborative within a highly cross-functional team and adaptable to a fast-paced work environment. This position reports to the Manager, Accounting.

This role is a hybrid work arrangement primarily based in Squamish, British Columbia. There is an option to be based in the Vancouver area, with 2 days in the Squamish office, and 3 days working remotely/out of the Vancouver office.  
This is an internal job posting only.

Responsibilities
- Review balance sheet schedules and accounting records for completeness and accuracy as part of facilitating efficient and accurate month-end closes
- To ensure accurate recording of expenses and revenues, review month-end entries and maintain financial statement supporting schedules
- Assist in the preparation of quarterly/annual IFRS compliant financial statements
- Assist the Manager, Accounting in training and mentoring of the accounting team
- Support annual audit and prepare year-end working papers
- Oversee all regulatory reporting requirements and ensure timely and accurate reporting (eg. WorkSafeBC, EHT, PST/GST returns)
- Support the Manager, Accounting in the research and documentation of IFRS standards and tax issues
- To help the company scale in our fast growth environment, proactively identify opportunities for process improvements and internal control enhancements
- Respond to queries and requests from internal and external stakeholders
- Other projects as needed

Education and Experience
- BSc/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field
- CPA designation or enrolled in the PEP program
- 3-5 years experience in an accounting related role
- Experience working with ERP software, preferably Microsoft Dynamics

Key competencies
- High attention to detail
- Self-learner who can work under limited supervision
- Proficient in the use of MS Office
- Working knowledge of accounting principles, preferably IFRS
- Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
- Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
- Ability to work well with cross-functional teams

Joining Carbon Engineering provides you more than a career – it’s a calling for those who are ready to make a difference in climate action. We provide hope.

Carbon Engineering is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

Job Description

At Carbon Engineering (CE), we believe humanity can solve climate change.

We believe we can create a future in which our children and neighbours inherit the same planet we’ve enjoyed - where we deliver prosperity and well-being while avoiding environmental impact. At Carbon Engineering, our contribution to this future is a Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology – that captures carbon dioxide directly out of the atmosphere. Our highly scalable DAC technology will be used in the large scale DAC facilities capable of capturing up to one million metric tons of atmospheric CO2 annually. Working with our partners, including 1PointFive and Oxy Low Carbon Ventures in the US, Storegga in the UK, and Carbon Removal in Norway, we see a future where permanently removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to protect our world is a reality.

We have humble roots but big dreams. Our culture combines our small company heritage with our ambitious goals. We have a passion for what we do and believe our work will have a true and lasting impact on the world. At our core, Carbon Engineering values integrity, growth, excellence in execution, and fun. This is an environment where people matter, and contributions are noticed. Our employees work hard and are given the opportunity to learn and grow from mistakes. We work in an innovative environment and thrive on tackling rewarding and complex problems as a team.

We’re pioneers, as well as Swiss-army knives, and joining our team means joining our family. As a member of the CE team, you’ll be surrounded by smart, adventurous, curious people committed to progressing climate change solutions. From lunchroom banter to problem-solving debates, we genuinely enjoy each other’s company and respect each other’s skills.
 

Position Scope

As the* Senior Accountant* you will oversee the preparation of month-end, payroll, accounts payable, and monthly financial statements. You will be on a team of experienced CPAs who will be able to provide mentorship while also getting the opportunity to pass your knowledge down to junior team members working towards their own designations. The ideal candidate will be collaborative within a highly cross-functional team and adaptable to a fast-paced work environment. This position reports to the Manager, Accounting.

This role is a hybrid work arrangement primarily based in Squamish, British Columbia. There is an option to be based in the Vancouver area, with 2 days in the Squamish office, and 3 days working remotely/out of the Vancouver office.  
This is an internal job posting only.

Responsibilities
- Review balance sheet schedules and accounting records for completeness and accuracy as part of facilitating efficient and accurate month-end closes
- To ensure accurate recording of expenses and revenues, review month-end entries and maintain financial statement supporting schedules
- Assist in the preparation of quarterly/annual IFRS compliant financial statements
- Assist the Manager, Accounting in training and mentoring of the accounting team
- Support annual audit and prepare year-end working papers
- Oversee all regulatory reporting requirements and ensure timely and accurate reporting (eg. WorkSafeBC, EHT, PST/GST returns)
- Support the Manager, Accounting in the research and documentation of IFRS standards and tax issues
- To help the company scale in our fast growth environment, proactively identify opportunities for process improvements and internal control enhancements
- Respond to queries and requests from internal and external stakeholders
- Other projects as needed

Education and Experience
- BSc/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field
- CPA designation or enrolled in the PEP program
- 3-5 years experience in an accounting related role
- Experience working with ERP software, preferably Microsoft Dynamics

Key competencies
- High attention to detail
- Self-learner who can work under limited supervision
- Proficient in the use of MS Office
- Working knowledge of accounting principles, preferably IFRS
- Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
- Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
- Ability to work well with cross-functional teams

Joining Carbon Engineering provides you more than a career – it’s a calling for those who are ready to make a difference in climate action. We provide hope.

Carbon Engineering is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

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