Virtual Bookkeeper

locationHalifax - Nova Scotia (NS),

atBlue Canyon CPA

Estimated salary $18 - $25 an hour

Job Description:

Company description

Blue Canyon CPA is a growing CPA firm in Ajax, ON. We are a nationwide CPA firm, helping professional service firms across Canada and the USA eliminate their accounting issues, save taxes and make more money through the power of technology

Job description

Blue Canyon CPA is a growing CPA firm in Ajax, ON that is adding a new position to its Accounting team now. This role will be responsible for assisting the team with certain daily, weekly and monthly bookkeeping and reconciliation procedures, as well as providing analytical work to reconcile various accounting systems (Quickbooks, XERO, Sage, BQE CORE)

We are seeking an experienced bookkeeper that has 5 Years of Bookkeeping experience, 5 years accounting software experience, and a minimum of 3 years of project accounting experience, be self-motivated, very organized and detail oriented, with the ability to problem solve. Being able to communicate with clients and staff is essential to this position. You must be very fluent in the english language, written and spoken due to the client facing nature of this business

This will initially be a contract or part-time position expected to take approximately 18 to 25 hours per week, but has potential to grow into a full-time position. (we have a temporary to permanent process)

The appropriate candidate will have strong bookkeeping experience and good analytical and problem-solving skills. Experience with accounting month end closes and cloud-based systems are required.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • A/P (Reconciling Transactions)
  • A/R (Review, Analysis and Reporting)
  • Invoice Creation and distribution
  • Tax collection and remittance reviews (GST, PST & HST.)
  • Monthly Bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Payroll Support, Assist client
  • Expense Receipts (data entry & validation)
  • Financial reporting (Internal Management Reporting)

The ideal candidate:

  • Adept with using company systems so that work is consistent and recorded
  • Goal Driven
  • Values doing a job right, the first time
  • If
effective and efficient without giving up quality of work
  • Loves project work and the ongoing files with a drive to see it through completion
  • Strong written and verbal communication skill
  • Understands importance of privacy when is relates to Financial data
  • Organized and attentive to detail
  • Must be sharp, professional, independent and self-motivated
  • Ability to work from Home is paramount this year, as we are a fully remote staff across Canada.
  • Experience:

    • Bookkeeping: 5+ years (Required)
    • Accounting systems setup : 3+ years (Required)
    • Strong Computer skills (Intermediate Excel, O365/office online Required)
    • Government remittances

    Part-time hours: 15 -25 per week

    Application deadline: 2021-03-26

    Expected start date: 2021-04-06

    Job Types: Part-time, Contract, Permanent

    Salary: $18.00-$28.00 per hour


    • Flexible schedule
    • Work from home
    • Exposure to best practices
    • Exposure to tax and public accounting


    • Monday to Thursday


    • Various Accounting Systems (3 years)
    • Bookkeeping: 5 years (required)
    • Project Accounting (2 years)

    Work remotely:

    • Yes (must have good work station with dual monitors and stable internet)
    • You must have a camera and good headset due to the nature of work with clients across the country.

    COVID-19 precaution(s):

    • Remote interview process

    Reference ID: Virtual Bookkeeper

    Contract length: 36 months

    Part-time hours: 20 per week

    Application deadline: 2021-03-26

    Expected start date: 2021-03-23

    Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Casual

    Salary: $18.00-$25.00 per hour

    COVID-19 considerations:
    we work remotely in our homes


    • Secondary School (preferred)


    • Accounting software: 5 years (required)
    • Bookkeeping: 5 years (required)
    • Account reconciliation: 3 years (required)


    • English (required)

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