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19485 - Lead, Cloud Accounting (REMOTE)

St. John's, NL
  • To be discussed
  • As soon as possible

BDO Canada requires a Lead, Cloud Accounting for our cloud-based accounting group who will be responsible for providing internal and external technical and accounting support for staff and clients in Atlantic Canada. The incumbent must be able to work within a confidential environment, be flexible and adaptable to multiple requirements of the role and be able to work both independently and within a team environment. - Provide technical support for both internal bookkeepers and external client users. Applying a strong base of accounting knowledge, the individual will strive to understand user needs, suggest improvements, and highlight best practices; - Coordinate with outsourcing bookkeeping to ensure that support and input provided is in line with BDO Cloud Accounting Services policies and expectations; - Scope and price out new client opportunities as they arise and assist with client onboarding; - Act as a liaison between internal end-users and the technology group’s development staff in order to articulate and improve end-user requests; - Execute testing on new software deployments, including updates and new features; - Be creative in developing innovative strategies; - Participate in the design of financial reports in a variety of platforms (Accounting Software, Excel, Power Bi); - Effective communication with clients, partners and staff; - Assist in the development and delivery of practical business advice for clients; - Work with local partners to identify target clients/client industries; - Collaborate with industry leads nationally to deepen specialty, develop knowledge base, write/support thought leadership, identify opportunities and develop additional resources; - Oversee and monitor staff training and certification processes; - Provide financial technical expertise, recommend, and implement best practices; - Monitor engagement profitability and operational KPIs as defined, address areas of concern; - Participate in various ad hoc projects. How do we define success for your role? - You demonstrate BDO's core values through all aspect of your work: Integrity, Respect and Collaboration - You understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities; clients describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality work - You identify, recommend, and are focused on effective service delivery to your clients - You share in an inclusive and engaging work environment that develops, retains & attracts talent - You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace - You grow your expertise through learning and professional development. Your experience and education - Post-secondary degree/diploma in Accounting, Business or Computer Science - Advanced proficiency with MS Office (including Word and Excel) - A minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting (audit or bookkeeping) with emphasis on reporting - Previous experience with accounting software programs such as the, Xero, QuickBooks and/or Sage - Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines - Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment - Ability to work with minimal supervision - Willingness to take initiative to learn new programs and/or skills as needed Why BDO? Our people-first approach to talent has earned us a spot among Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2023. This recognition is a milestone we’re thrilled to add to our collection of awards for both experienced and student talent experiences. Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways: - We enable you to engage with how we change and evolve, being a key contributor to the success and growth of BDO in Canada. - We help you become a better professional within our services, industries, and markets with extensive opportunities for learning and development. - We support your achievement of personal goals outside of the office and making an impact on your community. Giving back adds up: Where company meets community. BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives. We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community. Total rewards that matter: We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution. We provide flexible benefits from day one, and a market-leading personal time off policy. We’re committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours, and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle. Everyone counts: We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed without barriers. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, equity, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us. Hybrid new normal: As a hybrid workplace, all BDO personnel are expected to spend some of their time working in the office, at the client site, and remotely unless accommodations or alternative work arrangements are in place. Ready to make your mark at BDO? Click “Apply now” to send your up-to-date resume to one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists. To explore other opportunities at BDO, check out our careers page. #LI-LA

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