Accounting Technician

  • Employer: Vancouver Fire & Radius Security
  • Location: Richmond, BC
  • Job Type: Full
  • Job Status: Permanent Time
  • Category: Accounting
  • Sub Category: N/A
  • Job ID: 182
  • Posting Date: Mar 3, 2023
  • Posting Expiry: N/A
  • Contact Name: Stephanie Lowe
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 6046440870
  • Contact Fax: N/A

Job Details


Position Title: Accounting Technician

Department: Finance

Location: Richmond, BC

Duration: Full-time, Permanent

Hours of Work: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

The Purpose:

The Accounting Technician will join a large supportive team and assist with daily accounting tasks, primarily input financial data into various operating systems to support Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Inventory sectors. Reporting to the Controller, the successful candidate will be driven, professional, a quick learner and thrive on delivering accuracy with a keen eye to detail.


  • Competitive Compensation & Benefits Package, including RRSP Matching, Monthly ‘Hit the Target’ Bonus, Gym Discount & Corporate Donation Matching.
  • Supportive Leadership Team who are excited to see you thrive in your role. We are very passionate about continuous learning and development and offer an Education Reimbursement Program.
  • Autonomy & freedom to innovate and build processes. You will get to take great pride in leading continuous improvement initiatives and seeing the direct impact of your efforts alongside your team.
  • Strong family-oriented company culture with strong core values (our DNA) and year-round company events/activities (Annual Summer BBQ & Christmas/Holiday Party, pub nights, bowling nights, potlucks, bake sales, virtual gaming, etc …)
  • Pride in working for a company that is dedicated to the life-safety of it’s community
  • Job Security, as our industry is an essential service and we are actively growing
  • Great central office location with beautiful river-side trails
  • Opportunities to join various committees dedicated to improving engagement within the company and supporting our community at large (some examples include: Community Matters Team, Social Committee, Engagement Committee, Technology to Empower People, and Facilities Improvement Committee)
  • Opportunities for community involvement, fundraising, and volunteerism

Job Description

Accounts Payable (AP):

  • Maintain AP financial records and outlook inbox
  • Distribute AP invoices through email or printed copy to other departments for approval
  • Maintain and match PO invoices to Receipts
  • Enter AP invoices into accounting system (Sedona Systems)
  • Responsible for inquiring and reporting on any errors found in vendor bills, receiving reports and/or expense reports
  • Assist with Commodity taxes
  • Calculate and submit payments for employee expense reports
  • Prepare weekly cheque run, to include calculating and preparing checks for utilities and other bills
  • Reconcile corporate credit card statements (TD & Desjardin)
  • Maintain manual information filing systems
  • Answer telephone and electronic enquiries
  • Update AP reports and schedules
  • Compile data and other information to support audit activities
  • Assist with reconciling Balance Sheet accounts such Open PO receipts, accruals and prepaids
  • Assist with establishing, maintaining, and balancing Accounts Payable subledger to general ledger using our computerized accounting system

Accounts Receivable (AR):

  • Manage daily electronic bank deposits
  • Reconcile and process all customer payment methods (cheque, EFT, pre-authorized debit)
  • Maintain AR subledger accuracy with timely processing of payment on customer’s account into the accounting system (Sedona System).

Inventory Control:

  • Execute inventory counts of technician vehicles, recording data, and pre-analyze discrepancies for manager’s approval

General: Other accounting projects and/or duties as required


Technical & Expertise:

  • 1-3 years of experience in a similar role
  • General knowledge of accounting practices
  • Excellent computer skills and familiarity with commonly used accounting and office programs
  • Understanding of GST/PST regulations
  • Experience with multi-branch, currency & entity company structure is an asset
  • Completion of College/University programs related to Accounting or Business is an asset

Interpersonal Intelligence

  • Strong communicator, both written and verbal
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Exceptional well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Critical thinker with a strong ability to troubleshoot when problems arise
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Be curious to explore, investigate and understand business operations and structure
  • Embrace change & growth, and initiate continuous improvements
  • Be a great teammate, have fun & build strong relationships with internal & external customers

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