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Senior Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Canada · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

At Vidyard, we make life easier for sellers, marketers and corporate communicators. Our video messaging tools, AI tools, and other products are used by Microsoft, LinkedIn, and thousands of other companies. We're passionate about elevating our customers, our teammates, our communities, and ourselves.

About the Role:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Accountant to join our Finance team. Reporting to the Chief Accounting Officer, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing all technical accounting activities and ensuring compliance with applicable regulations and standards. This role requires a deep understanding of accounting principles, financial reporting, and regulatory requirements. The successful candidate will provide guidance on complex accounting issues, implement new accounting standards, and ensure the company's financial practices adhere to statutory requirements.

If you are looking to build on your professional experience, and value the chance to be a meaningful contributor at a high growth company, we want to hear from you!

This is a remote role open to candidates located in Canada.

About the Team:

Our Finance team consists of a highly motivated group of professionals that are passionate about providing timely and accurate financial reporting to the business leaders, shareholders, and other stakeholders. Led by the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer, this team ensures proper compliance and reporting and also provides financial information and insights to various teams to help drive timely analysis and decision making focused on growth.

What You’ll Work On:

  • Oversee internal controls over financial reporting
  • Review and report Monthly, Quarterly, and Annual Financial Statements in accordance with IFRS
  • Prepare and/or review treatment and adjustments (IFRS 9, IFRS 15, IFRS 16, IFRS 2, etc)
  • Detailed review, recommendation, and implementation of new accounting standards
  • Assist with external reporting to lenders, banks, investors, etc.
  • Be responsible for accurate and timely filing and reporting of all corporate taxes including income tax, S&U taxes, PST, etc.
  • Continuously monitor and analyze changes in tax laws and recommend changes to ensure compliance (such as US state taxes, etc)
  • Oversee all external audits including year-end financial statement audits and audits from governing/tax authorities
  • Act as the liaison between other teams and finance with regards to systems, process changes, implementation teams, etc. and lead implementations/integrations from a finance perspective
  • Treasury management including foreign exchange
  • Other tasks as requested by the CAO

What You’ll Bring to this Role and Your New Team:

  • Hold a CPA designation and be in good standing
  • Post Secondary Education in Accounting, Finance or equivalent
  • 3-5 years experience in an accounting environment
  • Experience in SaaS based technology industry
  • Analytical, problem-solving, advanced business acumen mindset
  • Experience with Sage Intacct, Zuora, Avalara, G-Suite, Carta preferred
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS

Our Tech Stack:

  • Sage
  • Intacct
  • Zuora
  • Avalara
  • Carta
  • G-Suite

Job descriptions can be overwhelming. At Vidyard we are motivated to drive change together and deeply value the unique experiences, abilities and opinions you possess, so if this role sounds like your next adventure, but you don’t feel entirely qualified, apply! We value candidates who own it, and if you’re relentlessly resourceful too, you might be exactly who we are looking for.

As we also value user obsession, we prioritize our users, customers and community so you can expect to hear from our team even if you are not selected to move forward.

What You’ll Love about Vidyard:

  • Competitive pay
  • Comprehensive, flexible benefits on day one*
  • Wellness allowance to spend on what's important to you
  • Flexible hours + unlimited vacation + programs to support travel while working, enabling you to live your best life
  • Access to Inkblot, a digital mental health platform + $1,500/person/year for mental health coverage*
  • Allowance to support your ongoing growth and development
  • Parental leave top-up
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Employee resource groups to empower and drive change at Vidyard and in our communities
  • RRSP match*
  • Stock options
  • Flexible holiday program
  • Home office stipend
  • Flexibility to work in the place that brings out your best: whether you thrive in the comfort of your home office, or are local to, and prefer the energy of our collaboration space in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, there is flexibility for all. Although we default to remote-first there will be occasional in-person meetings/events purposefully designed for connection and collaboration.