Contract Senior Accountant

Job description

Quietly is a full-service content marketing and technology company that provides services and products, from in-depth strategy to content creation and amplification. Quietly partners with the world’s leading brands to understand how content drives their business, devising strategies and executing along the way.

As Quietly continues to grow, we need to expand our Finance capacity and capability. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, this contract role will touch a majority of the Accounting and Finance function at Quietly. In addition to approaching challenges strategically, this role requires hands-on work.

This is an ongoing contract position of roughly 20 hours per week, working both remote and from our converted two-storey apartment-office in the heart of historic Gastown. There is an opportunity for this to become full time in the future. If these values resonate, we’d love to hear from you.


  • Work closely with our banking and finance partners to grow and maximize the relationships

  • Build financial processes and policies and ensure they are being adhered to

  • Contribute to and support ongoing financial systems/tools development and analysis, including dashboards and automation

  • Prepare and analyze monthly/quarterly/annual financial statements and management reports

  • Prepare budgets and provide monthly variance analysis and forecasts

  • Maintain financial models, including scenario planning

  • Prepare all invoices and manage AR, deposits, and reconciliation in our accounting software, Xero

  • Maintain overall responsibility of accounts payable and payroll, including contractor payments and invoicing

  • Reconcile all corporate banking transactions

  • Respond to vendor or client queries and requests as required

  • Develop and implement key working spreadsheets

  • Record asset leases and purchases and applicable depreciation and amortization schedules

  • Prepare materials for our accountants to file our annual corporate tax filings

  • File and pay WorkSafe BC

  • Record and reconcile Goods and Services Tax (GST) entries

  • Other duties as required



  • Post-secondary education with a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience

  • Professional accounting designation a strong asset; CA preferred

  • Advanced technical skills and experience with Xero or QuickBooks

  • Advanced technical skills and experience with Google Sheets or Excel

  • Detail oriented, organized, and able to meet deadlines

  • Self-motivated and results-driven; prefers to work in a fast-paced growing organization

  • Very strong written and interpersonal communication skills


  • Experience working at a creative agency or a tech company


Apply with both a resume and cover letter that summarize your applicable experience and quantifiable accomplishments.