Pleasant Solutions

Pleasant Solutions Careers

Junior Bookkeeper / Accounting



Not your everyday bookkeeper and accounting positions. Fast moving, yet friendly and supportive: a career you will look forward to every day. Work in an environment where the company is growing, you work with smart people, and where everyone in accounting is involved in improving their department to handle further company growth.

Position Overview:

  • Multiple positions both permanent full time and part time available, both junior and senior levels
  • This job description focuses on junior levels within the accounting department, but applying will have you considered for all positions
  • Flexible hours (for example: choose to start your day between 6am and 10am, work late some days and shorter on others)
  • Position does not involve any pestering accounts receivable collection calls
  • AP: data entry and categorization of receipts
  • Corresponding with employees in other departments to obtain details of expenses
  • Employee reimbursement processing, data entry, and being a trusted auditor for reimbursements
  • Monitoring of loan payment schedules
  • Filling out monthly and quarterly reports for banks
  • Reports to executive level (CFO and COO)
  • Opportunity for role to expand. The more we trust your accuracy and understanding, the more challenging tasks will be provided
  • Using newest accounting systems, tools, and innovations. The department changes every year to handle our growth
  • Multi-currency and multi-national work for both our Canadian company and US subsidiary
  • Calculating and performing transfers between various subsidiaries and the parent company
  • Watching for unexpected monthly fluctuations that management should be made aware of
  • Researching expected costs for financial forecasting
  • Filing tax forms for US states
  • Occasionally assisting clerical department
  • Genuine appreciation for the accuracy you provide which allows management to trust the financial reports
  • Coordinate and assist external third-party audit firm
  • Your own office to be comfortable, play music, etc.

Requirements:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Medium to strong computer skills
  • Does not get sloppy during repetitive tasks
  • For security, a thorough police records check will be required
  • No specific requirements for formal education or industry experience. We evaluate each applicant based on merit rather than formalities

Nice To Have:

  • Previous experience in an accounting department
  • Previous experience with a technology company

About The Work Environment:

  • Friendly, non-threatening, and non-political environment.
  • Mid-sized company but retaining the speed and flexibility of a smaller company.
  • We are a great environment for both outgoing people and those who are very shy and introverted (applicable to non-client facing positions).
  • We strive to have every employee sitting near a window for natural light and to have plenty of plants throughout the office; we care about employee health.
  • Free onsite massage therapy.
  • Private nap rooms for isolated thinking time or for taking a nap if you didn’t sleep well last night.
  • Atrium to enjoy the sun during lunch.
  • Social events worth remembering (fencing competitions, curling, video game or board game parties, coding competitions, commando combat training, robotics club coming soon, etc).
  • An example of our culture: Lunch together is in a very comfy sofa room, and even the quiet types are comfortable there.
  • Unlimited access to pillage our kitchens for caffeine, sugar, healthy snacks, soups, and more :)
  • Additional perks that are cost-shared like motorized sit-stand desks.
  • Task focused: everyone in the company heavily uses centralized to-do lists to stay organized, prioritize, and coordinate.
  • Fast paced
  • Consistent work/life balance: mandatory overtime is very rare.

About The Company:

  • Pleasant Solutions is a dynamic company headquartered in Edmonton, a large satellite office in Toronto/Vancouver, and small satellite offices across Canada and the USA (including in Calgary, Ottawa, Saskatoon, New York, Denver, Boston, etc)
  • Silicon Valley kind of excitement and growth potential.
  • Fast growth: One of the 200 fastest growing technology companies in North America with 955% growth over 5 years (based on growth rates in published rankings of the 2014 Profit 500 and 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500). Canadian Profit Guide ranked us #88 out of 500 for fast growth in Canada, announced in Sept 2015.
  • Stable and well diversified.
  • Full of smart and passionate people whom you can learn from.
  • Very low employee turn-over rate, attesting to the value of working here.
  • We do a mix of in-house product development, software development services, and IT services. For consulting, we build both large and small custom software for clients who need an internal system or are commercializing an idea. Our in-house products include the high-security Pleasant Password Server, an innovative tool that lets non-technical people build their own web applications using spreadsheets, an event ticketing system, and other business software.
  • An innovative software producer with an aim of achieving results in creative ways.
  • We develop high quality software you will take pride in. Our company name says it all.
  • Socially conscious (for example, we pay for employees to sponsor hundreds of WorldVision children).

Applying:

  • What do you have to lose by exploring the possibility? Applying does not take long and we keep your application confidential (never disclosed to existing employer).
  • Apply online today at https://careers.pleasantsolutions.com
  • Even if you don't have your resume updated or ready to go, apply anyways, we want to hear from you!
  • Please do not apply via email, use only the https://careers.pleasantsolutions.com link to apply.

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