Junior Accountant

Traction Guest

Canada / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 05/27/2021
  • Website: tractionguest.com
  • Company Address: , Burnaby, British Columbia

About Traction Guest

Traction Guest is a leading developer of cloud-based visitor management systems (VMS) which make hosting visitors effortless, memorable, and safe. The highly customizable Traction Guest platform enables global enterprises to leverage visitor data, shape their brand experience, and strengthen security. Its central administration and integrations with strategic business systems like Salesforce, make this SaaS solution uniquely attractive to large, multi-location organizations. Traction Guest is used by enterprises on five continents in dozens of industries, including progressive brands like DocuSign, Thermo Fisher, and VICE Media.

Job Description

We are looking for a Junior Accountant to join our Finance team at Traction Guest. You will be working closely with the accounting team to ensure all finance and accounting duties are performed with accuracy and integrity. This role reports directly to the Controller. 
About us:
We are a global leader in enterprise visitor management. We are on a mission to help organizations across the world protect their facilities, employees and visitors. We pride ourselves on our innovation and growth and have been recognized by Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Company to Watch, Forbes Cloud 100 Rising Star and G2 Leader in Customer Satisfaction for Visitor Management. We are backed by investors that include Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures. To support our diverse customer base, we have employees across the world in Ireland, US and Canada.
Culture is important at Traction Guest. Our values don’t just sit on a glossy page. We live them every day. Our values are the cornerstone of who we are:
Embrace Knowledge
Do the right thing
Seek adventures and smiles
Healthy hearts and heads
Pursue opportunity
Build community


    • Have an accounting degree and working towards a CPA 
    • Previous experience in full cycle accounting would be an asset
    • Highly organized & detail oriented
    • Great communication skills and is comfortable communicating with customers via email and phone
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to forge effective relationships through all organizational levels and with customers
    • Able to operate effectively & efficiently in a fast-paced environment
    • Passionate about leveraging technology to automate financial processes
    • Experience with cloud accounting technology would be an asset

What You Will Be Doing:

    • Reviewing customer contracts in Salesforce and ensure they are set up correctly for revenue recognition
    • Invoice customers with the help of Senior Accountant
    • Customer billing & cash receipt processing
    • Ensuring that accounts receivable is collected promptly and that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
    • Work with Controller to implement and adhere to AR and AP controls and processes
    • Managing our corporate credit card and expense report processes
    • Reconcile bank and investment accounts
    • Improving and implementing financial processes to drive organization efficiencies
    • Assist with systems projects and process improvement initiatives 
    • Assist with month and year end close processes which includes reconciling accounts and preparing journal entries
    • If desired, assist payroll specialist with running payroll in Canada, US and Ireland
This isn’t just about us getting to know you. We believe you need to dive in to get to know us. We encourage you to research and read up on our company news and articles. Throughout the recruitment process, you will be given the opportunity to ask lots of questions, meet different members of our team, and get hands on to showcase your skills. As you get to know what we’re all about, we hope you’ll become increasingly confident and excited that we could be your next big move.
Once your application is received and reviewed, qualified candidates will move on to our next steps. Our general recruitment process has the following steps:
Phone Interview with our People & Culture team
Meet with the hiring manager and other members of the team
Demo presentation and interview
Culture meeting with members of the Traction Guest team
We are an equal opportunity employer and love diversity at our company! We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.