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Surrey, | Full Time
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NRI Surrey,
Full Time | Business Services 9 Months Ago

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NRI is Hiring a Remote Staff Accountant

A Day in the Life

The Staff Accountant will report to our Accounting Manager and will assist the finance team in preparing month-end reconciliations, processing payroll, reviewing financial statements against budgets, cost analysis and other ad hoc projects. They will support the maintenance of the general ledger and the monthly accounting cycle. Knowledge of US GAAP and an ability to adhere to all internal standards is required. This position ensures that accounting transactions are properly recorded, posted, processed, and reported for accurate presentation of the financial statements; responds to internal escalations and ensures compliance with internal financial and accounting controls; helps coordinate activities that support the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, and monitors general ledger maintenance and monthly accounting processing activities to ensure thoroughness and accuracy.

This position will have a hybrid schedule, reporting to our office in Surrey, BC.

All About You

What You’ll Bring to the Role:

  • Knowledge of US GAAP and application of accounting principles
  • Advanced excel skills; ability to set-up and effectively use accounting software, spreadsheets, etc. to perform data analysis
  • Analytical and strong problem-solving skills
  • Must be detail-oriented, have a proactive approach and the ability to work with a team
  • Ability to investigate and resolve accounting discrepancies
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and effectively manage and meet deadlines
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Trustworthy and moral character (we use pre-employment background & drug tests)

The Must Haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting, or other related field 
  • 2 years of general accounting, auditing and/or corporate finance experience
  • Advanced MS Excel, Word and Outlook skills

Things You Will be Doing

    • General ledger accountability – research and respond to general ledger questions/inquiries
    • Complete balance sheet month-end reconciliations, reconciling general ledger activity for the month
    • Update and maintain daily bank reconciliations for multiple banks; ensure accurate and timely payments and postings
    • Maintain necessary working papers related to journal entries and reconciliations
    • Assist with processing of biweekly payroll and provide support to the Payroll Supervisor
    • Work cross-functionally to compile or validate financial data for monthly reporting as needed to ensure accurate and timely period end reporting
    • Assist on an as needed basis with AP and AR. This includes entering invoices for payment, processing check runs, assisting with AP approvals, and performing billing
    • Ability to interact with internal and external personnel to obtain financial data
    • Assist in month-end and year-end closing procedures and financial statement reporting in accordance with US GAAP
    • Assist in the preparation of internal, and external audit schedules
    • Ability to work in multiple foreign currencies, such as CAD and USD
    • Prepare journal entries, financial statement support schedules and management reports
    • GL reporting and expense analysis
    • Assist with oversight and adherence to internal controls
    • Provide Backup for other accountants
    • Other ad hoc and/or finance related assignments


  • Staff purchase program – wear the brands you love!
  • Staff benefits plan – chose the benefits that are right for you!
  • Flexible and fun work environment – work hard and play hard!
  • Internal opportunities – we believe in growing our own!

NRI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.


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About NRI

We align our goals with our clients goals a true partnership that ensures shared success. NRI (Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.), founded in 1965, delivers innovative solutions to your problems by providing insight-driven research, consulting and managed services. Our offerings include Financial IT Solutions, Consulting Services, Industrial IT Solutions, IT Platform Services, Cyber Security Services, and Digital Marketing Services. In each area of expertise, we make smart clients smarter by maximizing long-term financial performance in ways they never imagined. Driven by insights from our indu...stry-leading research and analysis, our practical solutions address today's business challenges and anticipate tomorrow's. NRI has 12,000 employees in 50 offices globally and reports annual sales above $3.7 billion. (As of Mar. 31th 2017) For more information, visit: More
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