Intermediate Accountant

Location: Vancouver BC, Canada

Status: Full-Time


Acuva Technologies is a fast-growing water purification technology company located in Vancouver, BC. Our mission is to provide clean drinking water for the 1.8 billion people worldwide whose water source is microbial contaminated, and we are doing this by developing the next generation of water purifiers, operating with cutting-edge UV-LED technology. Our vision is to transform the water purification industry for drinking water applications by launching disruptive technologies and products and enabling new applications.

Over the past year we were the recipients of the BCIC Ignite Award by the BC Innovation Council, recognized as the Best Presenting Company for Sustainable Technology at the Banff Venture Forum and honoured to be added to the Cleantech Emerging Rocket list by Rocket Builders.

Job Description:

The Intermediate Accountant will be responsible for ensuring the day to day accounting needs of the business while reporting to the Director of Finance.  This position is key to our financial success and will play an integral part in our strategic growth path. We are looking for a forward-thinker who can comfortably interpret quantitative and qualitative data and assist with financial and managerial reporting.  Experience working in small to medium corporations both at the domestic and international level with a proven track record is a plus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage accounts receivables and accounts payables

  • Process expense claims

  • Process credit card transactions

  • Reconcile inventory management system with accounting system

  • Conduct bank reconciliations

  • Maintain prepaid, fixed assets, and other month end schedules

  • Assist in the preparation and coordination of quarter end and year end working papers

  • Payroll processing

  • Investigate issues and reconcile accounts

  • Maintain accounting and tax filing systems (paper and electronic)

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statements

  • Assisting with annual statements including Review Engagement or Audit as appropriate

  • Verify transactions comply with financial policies and procedures, and internal controls

  • Assist with process implementation and streamlining to improve operating efficiencies and accuracy

  • Training to a junior level bookkeeping/admin clerk to assist as needed

  • Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures

  • Ensure GAAP are being adhered to appropriately


Education & Experience:

  • Minimum 3+ years of relevant work experience

  • Post Secondary education with a diploma or degree in accounting (current CPA students are welcome to apply)

  • Strong experience and knowledge in Excel and QuickBooks

  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Proven prioritization, time management, and project management skills

  • Ability to exercise good judgement, show initiative, be proactive and accountable

  • High standards of ethics and confidentiality to handle sensitive information

  • Background in a start-up, fast-paced, high-technology manufacturing environment is beneficial.

  • Experience with inventory management software functionality including inventory, and purchasing, is an asset.


  • Aggressive, self-starter, results oriented with strong relationship management, strategy development, project management, problem solving skills

  • “Out of the box thinker.” Willing to take innovative risk, has the elasticity to develop strategic plans and tactically execute them.

  • Must be comfortable working in an entrepreneurial spirited, fast-paced, and constantly changing workplace environment with a desire to make a strong impact on the business.

  • Demonstrated team building and leadership skills.

  • An effective communicator with outstanding oral and written communication skills

Salary and Benefits:

  • Working in an exciting growth-oriented environment with state-of-the-art technology.

  • Competitive base salary.

  • Extended health benefits.

  • Stock options.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter to Acuva Technologies would like to thank all applicants, however, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Acuva Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time