Arrow Transportation Systems Inc.

Intermediate Accountant

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Company Arrow Transportation Systems Inc.


In Business since 1919 and still growing, Arrow is a leader in bulk commodity hauling, reload operations, freight management, logistics, consulting, and technology with operations throughout Canada and the U.S.


We are looking for an Intermediate Accountant to join us and become part of the Arrow family.


NOC:  11100 - Financial Auditors and Accountants

Company Operating Name:  Arrow Transportation Systems Inc.

Business Address:  Suite 1300-999 W. Hastings St., Vancouver BC V6C 2W2

Location of Work:  Suite 1300-999 W. Hastings St., Vancouver, BC V6C 2W2

Number of Positions:  1

Terms of Employment:  Permanent Full-Time  

Points of Contact:  250-571-7059 or 


Great People Work Here!


For more information please visit Arrow Careers

We Offer

  • Competitive Compensation $72,800 - $80,000 per year
  • Pension matching program - 4%
  • Full extended medical benefits including Dental, Pharmaceutical, Paramedical, Vision, Life Insurance, LTD and more! (LTD premiums are employee paid)
  • The work environment is currently a Hybrid arrangement (work from office 3 days and may work remotely 2 days within commuting distance of primary office) and will be subject to change based on business need.
  • For those applying outside of the commuting area, relocation funding is unavailable.

As advocates of equal opportunity, we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. We firmly believe that diversity fosters innovation and contributes to the success of Arrow.


  • Prepare working papers and reconciliations as assigned
  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly financial statements, reporting and analysis
  • Assist in the preparation of the year-end financial audit and coordination of the audit process
  • Provide accounting support and oversight to Branch operations
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year close processes
  • Assist with the preparation of the year end corporate tax returns and accruals
  • Assist with treasury management including bank reconciliations and monitoring cash flow
  • Assist in the management and support of the annual budgeting process
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the operations
  • Other duties as assigned by the Controller


You Possess

Education Required:

  • Fully chartered accountant (CPA or ACA)
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or equivalent

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years post CPA or ACA qualified experience
  • Minimum 3 years Big 4 experience (EY, KPMG, PWC or Deloitte)
  • Full Cycle accounting experience
  • 5 years of experience in a finance environment
  • Experienced in both ASPE and IFRS including IFRS 16
  • Good knowledge of accounting systems, budgets and internal controls.
  • Able to perform moderate to complex account reconciliations
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and policies
  • Experience with Epicor an asset.

Other requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must possess a high level of moral judgment for handling confidential information and monetary transactions.
  • Experience in gathering data, compiling the proper information, and preparing financial reports.
  • Advanced proficiency with relevant accounting software, spreadsheet programs (excel/google sheets), Google Drive, GMail and ability to quickly learn new computer applications i.e. Arrow custom applications
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of data entry accuracy.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills.
  • Excellent teamwork and team building skills.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with other departments, key business partners, and government agencies.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Proven Initiative.
  • Needs to be responsible, accountable and dependable.
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
  • Ethics and Integrity.
  • Strong safety and security mindset.
  • Professional appearance/demeanor whether in person, via email or on the telephone.


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