Advisor, Accounting Special Projects

Calgary

Finance, Legal & Compliance

Regular Full-Time

Overview

<p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #000000; font-weight: 400;">At Neo, we&rsquo;re disrupting the future of finance. What matters most to us is challenging the status quo and providing a better financial future for all Canadians. We&rsquo;re working everyday to reinvent the way Canadians spend, save, and grow their money - all together, in one place. We&rsquo;re creating a seamless digital experience, with the modern day features you&rsquo;ve come to expect. Our products speak for themselves - the Neo card was voted best cash back card in Canada and the Neo Money account was voted best bank account in Canada.</span></p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong><span style="font-family: Verdana; color: #555659;"><br /><span style="font-family: Verdana; color: #000000; font-weight: 400;">Backed by world class investors, we&rsquo;ve raised $299M and are one of a few Canadian tech companies that have reached &lsquo;unicorn&rsquo; status - valued over $1B. Check out the full story </span><a href="https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/neo-financial-becomes-calgary-s-latest-1b-tech-unicorn-1.5889580" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span style="font-family: Verdana; color: #000000; font-weight: 400;">here</span></a><span style="font-family: Verdana; color: #000000; font-weight: 400;">.</span> </span></strong></span></p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong><span style="font-family: Verdana; color: #555659;">The Team&nbsp;</span></strong></span></p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #2d2d2d; font-weight: 400;">Our Finance &amp; Accounting team is more than just your average group of number crunchers with their heads down in data. They see the big picture and are all about growth opportunities, knocking down business barriers, and building a future in the fintech world. As our business grows and evolves, so do our finance processes, tools and systems. If you are interested in designing, creating and building the future of accounting and finance from the ground up, come make your mark alongside some of Canada&rsquo;s most successful business leaders and tech minds.</span></p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong><span style="font-family: Verdana; color: #555659;">The Role</span></strong></span></p><p style="margin: 0px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #000000; font-weight: 400;">Neo Financial is looking for a full-time </span><strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #000000;">Accounting Special Projects Advisor</span></strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #000000; font-weight: 400;"> to join our team in our Calgary, AB headquarters. As our Accounting Special Projects Advisor, you will play a critical role in elevating and driving forward key accounting practices, processes and implementations at a growing Canadian fin-tech. You&rsquo;ll work across multiple teams within our Accounting department to implement scalable processes for the execution of Neo&rsquo;s business goals. Using your project management skills and business driven mindset, you will identify and launch special projects such as accounting process automation and optimizations, internal control and risk assessments, support IFRS and/or new accounting software implementation and complete financial analysis.</span></p>

    What you'll be doing:

    <ul style="margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0;"><li style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #555659; font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333; font-weight: 400;">Identify and implement accounting best practices and process improvements as well as assist in establishing and maintaining controls frameworks</span></li><li style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #555659; font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333; font-weight: 400;">Working closely with the Accounting leadership team, identify and scope key improvement opportunities and ensure accounting teams have been adequately consulted and trained on new process launches (including training materials, process documentation and change management procedures, etc.)</span></li><li style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #555659; font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333; font-weight: 400;">Deliver and support launch of new accounting and finance technologies including system or software implementations and optimization as required</span></li><li style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #555659; font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333; font-weight: 400;">Build procedures, processes and controls from the ground up by researching and recommending practical applications of accounting standards</span></li><li style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #555659; font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333; font-weight: 400;">Collaborate with key stakeholders across the organization to integrate foundational financial and accounting practices</span></li><li style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #555659; font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333; font-weight: 400;">Be a proactive member of the accounting team, willing to roll your sleeves up to investigate and pioneer solutions to ad-hoc operational problems</span></li></ul>

      Who we're looking for:

      <ul style="margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0;"><li style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #555659; font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #000000; font-weight: 400;">You bring 4+ years of relevant accounting experience, with an emphasis on process improvement</span></li><li style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #555659; font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #000000; font-weight: 400;">If you are enrolled in or completed the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) program, this would be an asset</span></li><li style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #555659; font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #000000; font-weight: 400;">You bring strong knowledge of ASPE and/or IFRS.&nbsp;</span></li><li style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #555659; font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #000000; font-weight: 400;">If you have knowledge of SQL or Python, this is considered an asset</span></li><li style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #555659; font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #000000; font-weight: 400;">You&rsquo;re comfortable working with autonomy and ownership in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines, taking initiative to resolve issues</span></li><li style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #555659; font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #000000; font-weight: 400;">You proactively seek to improve processes, raising quality and productivity through efficiencies or by implementing best-in-class solutions</span></li><li style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #555659; font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #000000; font-weight: 400;">You have strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt communication to different audiences including senior management</span></li><li style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #555659; font-weight: 400;" aria-level="1"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #000000; font-weight: 400;">You take a collaborative approach and with the ability to engage purposely with stakeholders</span></li></ul>

        ..

        About applying with us:

        <p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #1d1c1d; font-weight: 400;">At Neo, you&rsquo;ll be working with industry-leading technology that changes the way we live and redefines Canada&rsquo;s financial future.. It&rsquo;s a serious deal, and we&rsquo;re building a high performance, mission-driven, and fast-paced team that strives to make a difference in every Canadian's lives. We value personal growth, autonomy, leadership at all levels, and the ability to learn quickly from mistakes. We&rsquo;re a team: in it together, always. Join a world class team building truly disruptive technology, right here in the Canadian prairies.</span></p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #1d1c1d; font-weight: 400;">Benefits of working at Neo:</span></p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333;">Flexible Compensation</span></strong> <strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333;">Scenarios </span></strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333; font-weight: 400;">- the ability to choose your base salary and equity combination</span></p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333;">Meaningful Equity - </span></strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333; font-weight: 400;">employees are owners, so when the company succeeds, you do too</span></p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333;">Extended Health Benefits - </span></strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333; font-weight: 400;">comprehensive health and dental coverage</span> <span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333; font-weight: 400;">that starts on day one</span></p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333;">Wellness Benefits - </span></strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333; font-weight: 400;">complimentary access to Headspace and FitOn Pro subscriptions</span></p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333;">Paid Maternity &amp; Parental Leave - </span></strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333; font-weight: 400;">company top-up and 100% benefits coverage while you&rsquo;re away</span></p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333;">Modern Office Space - </span></strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333; font-weight: 400;">our newly renovated headquarters in Calgary and Winnipeg is prime for collaboration and innovation</span></p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333;">Learning Events - </span></strong><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #333333; font-weight: 400;">all-company huddles, product demo days, guest speakers, and more</span></p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #1d1c1d; font-weight: 400;">Neo Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We are excited to meet with and hire the top talent out there. We appreciate your interest in working with us; however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Successful candidates for this position will be required to undergo a security screening, including a criminal records check and may require a credit check.</span></p>