Senior Accountant

Hub Offices
Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto
Remote Options
Remote - Canada

Clio is more than just a tech company–we are a global leader that is transforming the legal experience for all by bettering the lives of legal professionals while increasing access to justice.


We are currently seeking a Senior Accountant to join our Finance team to support our financial operations and month-end close tasks. You’ll be working with a team that values excellence and initiative. We reward people who work hard, and we’re looking for people who are passionate about a career in Accounting & Finance and want to make an impact. This role is available to candidates across Canada, excluding Québec.

What your team does:

Our Finance team is hyper-focused on becoming one of the most high performing teams in the world. That means we work hard, play for keeps, and dedicate ourselves to making sure #TeamMoney thrives as we scale. You will be joining a high performing and hard-working team that values having fun at work. We strive to meet our deadlines, but as with all accountants - we worship balance as well. Your position will be an integral part of the team.

What you'll work on:

  • Work with other Senior accountants to oversee the entire financial close cycle with a large team of junior/intermediate team members.

  • Work within the accounting team and with cross-functional stakeholders to help design and implement a system of internal controls compliant with Sarbanes-Oxley regulations. 

  • Supporting the Controller and Accounting Manager through complex accounting issues, such as business combinations.

  • Work with the multiple cross-departmental stakeholders to ensure the successful financial integration of acquired businesses.

  • Oversee the journal entries to record asset, liability, revenue, and expenses by managing the preparation of accurate supporting workbook and analyzing account information.

  • Work closely with a high-performance team to ensure our monthly records are closed on a timely basis using the NetSuite accounting system.

  • Maintain and balance cross-border intercompany accounts between our subsidiaries by verifying, allocating, posting, and reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.

  • Maintain the general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance, and reconciling entries.

  • Prepare financial reporting and financial analysis focusing on key performance indicators.

  • Prepare consolidated financial statements, variance analytics, and corresponding working papers and schedules.

  • Review monthly reconciliations of bank accounts to accounting system.

  • Liaise with bank contacts on any issues or concerns that may arise.

  • Own our revenue cycle, including reviewing weekly credit card receipt to cash reconciliation records, ensuring all manually charged customers are accurately charged on-time,  and assisting our sales team with refunds and modifications where necessary. 

  • Prepare audit working papers and liaise with external auditors.

  • Prepare data-driven reports that contribute operationally to the growth of the Company.

  • Test and adhering to the Company's internal financial and operational controls and policies.

  • Provide ongoing support for process improvement and change management projects as the subject matter expert on the accounting requirements through the implementation, communication and training for internal stakeholders.

  • Mentor and develop the junior and intermediate accounting team members through both direct educational sessions, and through providing leadership in project management and delivery/execution on team OKRs.

  • Ad hoc reporting and other duties, as required.

What you may have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (finance, accounting, business);

  • CPA designation;

  • 5+ years of Accounting experience;

  • Experience managing a team of accountants to a deadline;

  • Value operational excellence and doing things right;

  • Be self-motivated, independent, and deadline-oriented;

  • Clear, concise, articulate, professional verbal and written reasoning and storytelling skills to communicate effectively to audiences at all levels of the organization.

Serious bonus points if you have:

  • Designing and implementing SOX-Compliant internal controls;

  • Experience in internal or external audits of public companies;

  • Strong technical experience with US GAAP.

Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging and Equity (DIBE) & Accessibility 

Our team shows up as their authentic selves, and are united by our mission. We are dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion. We pride ourselves in building and fostering an environment where our teams feel included, valued, and enabled to do the best work of their careers, wherever they choose to log in from. We believe that different perspectives, skills, backgrounds, and experiences result in higher-performing teams and better innovation. We are committed to equal employment and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Clio provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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