Chosen Foods
  • Vancouver, BC, CAN
  • Salary
  • Full Time


Senior Accountant

Location: Vancouver British Columbia, CANADA



The company

The Chosen Foods story began in 2011 in San Diego, California, with the launch of our Avocado Oil, a revolutionary everyday cooking oil loaded with vitamin E and antioxidants that took the cooking world by storm. Since then, we've been on a rapid growth trajectory.

At Chosen Foods we believe in the power of real food to nourish ourselves, our families and our communities. From our beginnings with the avocado oil we created a new way of cooking and eating. It's rooted in ingredients that are both fresh and ancient. It's brought forth in a beautiful collision of cultures and a shared love of eating wholesomely.

We want to spread that sun-soaked magic to the world, and everyone who has chosen to improve their lives. You can count on us to make the foods that make it easy to choose health, sustainability, and great taste.

The role

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for the daily accounting activities of Chosen Foods Canada. This role will be based in Vancouver with a reporting line to the United States. Given we just opened our office in Vancouver, you will be in Full-Charge of our Bookkeeping activities and have the potential, with time and experience, to grow and expand this role and your team.

We are looking for a professional who has a strong work-ethic, is committed to excellence and to continuous improvement (Kaizen), is emotionally intelligent, enjoys thriving in start-up environments and is ultimately deeply resonating with our values of Wellness, Ownership, Kaizen and Excellence (WOKE) and the difference Chosen Foods is making in this world.

The focus

  • Classify the company's transactional data and record AR transactions - invoice item collection and support, invoice creation, invoice distribution, and payment collection
  • Monitor and update journal entries
  • Reconcile internal data to accounting posted balances and perform bank reconciliations
  • Assist with preparation of monthly reporting package, and prepare monthly working papers prepared for the monthly/ quarterly/ annual closing
  • Assist in developing and documenting accounting policies
  • Understand the accounting implications of new products or processes in the company and participate in defining the required adjustments from an accounting process perspective
  • Support external audit and miscellaneous reporting requirements
  • Manage the Collections and related Claims, vendor payments, Tax and License compliance as well as the import process

The background

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or relevant field, ideally working towards a CPA designation
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Ability to work in a team environment remotely and effectively/proactively communicate with key stakeholders
  • Experience with high volume transactions
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and accounting systems
  • English fluent and Spanish strongly preferred
  • Good understanding of both financial and operational controls
  • Strong analytical mind and an eye for detail
  • Ability to be flexible and comfortable with changing requirements
  • Strong Project Management skills

The context

After a candidate is selected, an offer will be made contingent on the satisfactory completion of required background checks. Background checks will vary depending on the position and may include criminal history, credit history, driving record, drug testing or any other relevant information for the job.

Chosen Foods is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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