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Accountant - VertiGIS

Accountant - VertiGIS

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We are seeking an experienced Accountant to play a key role on our Finance team and help ensure things continue to run smoothly and efficiently

The Company

At VertiGIS, we build powerful GIS software. Our portfolio of products, solutions, and services enhance the capabilities of leading mapping software, most notably Esri’s ArcGIS. For decades, professionals have relied upon us to overcome complex technical challenges so that they can make a significant impact in the world. 

VertiGIS offers challenging and meaningful careers. Our employees help make a difference in the world through our technologies. We believe every individual contributes to a company’s culture through attitude, interests, and skills. Our teams are comprised of passionate, high-performing individuals that come from a diverse set of educational, cultural, and professional backgrounds. Together we strive to do great work, support each other in growth, and have fun! 

The Position

Are you highly organized with a keen eye for detail? Do you excel in a fast-paced environment? Are you a quick learner that thrives on challenge? If so, you may be a great candidate for our Accountant role!


We are seeking an experienced Accountant to play a key role on our Finance team and help ensure things continue to run smoothly and efficiently. This is a great opportunity to build on your existing experience and take your accounting career to the next level. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects and be involved in full cycle accounting.


Flexibility and a meticulous eye for detail are both must-haves in this role. We are looking for a stellar team-player who can help drive initiatives forward. 


  •  Monthly client billing
  •  Reviewing and collecting outstanding receivables
  •  Setup travel expense account for new employees and assist other employees with travel expenses submission
  •  Accurately entering and coding invoices, employee expense reports and corporate credit cards and ensuring timely payment of all payables
  •  Coordinate timely and accurate payment of vendor invoices
  •  Assisting in month end cycles
  •  Weekly bank reconciliation
  •  Weekly and monthly cash forecasts
  •  Various sales tax compliance reporting and remittances
  •  Payroll support
  •  Prepare audit materials as requested for external auditors


  •  Excellent judgment, communication, and problem-solving skills
  •  High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  •  Ability to balance multiple priorities, in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  •  Possess an understanding and experience in full cycle accounting
  •  Advanced proficiency with Excel Experience with payroll and payroll processors (primarily ADP) is an asset
  •  Comfortable using various computer and web-based applications in a work/office environment
  •  Experience with NetSuite or similar ERP/CRM is an asset
  •  2+ years accounting experience in a similar environment is ideal
  •  Completion or near completion of an accounting designation preferred

How to Apply

Please apply here with a cover letter and a resume:

A cover letter complements your resume. It allows you to elaborate on your background and experience. It provides you with an opportunity to address how you meet the requirements for the role. It demonstrates your interest. These are important topics that aren’t always covered in a resume alone. Your resume is factual, your cover letter is personal.

We’ve had the most success with applicants that include a cover letter. 

Only applicants that include a cover letter will be considered. We look forward to receiving your application!

Our Perks


Team / Career Growth

  • Top-notch colleagues that like and respect one another 
  • We listen to peoples' ideas—and act on them 
  • A supportive environment with opportunity for training, mentoring, professional development, and advancement 
  • Challenging, interesting work 
  • Cutting edge technology that improves the world around us 
  • We're recognized experts in our field—people around the world seek us out


  • Fair and equitable salaries, as well as profit sharing
  • A competitive group benefits program for you and your family
  • A health and lifestyle spending account
  • RRSP matching
  • 4 weeks of vacation to start and 5 weeks of vacation after 5 years with the company
  • Bottomless book budget
  • Company summer and winter parties (that are fun to attend!)    


  • A hybrid working model allowing employees to split time between the office and home 
  • A central downtown office location overlooking Victoria's Inner Harbour 
  • An amazing rooftop patio
  • High-end hardware and equipment, in the office and at home
  • Secure bike storage and showers
  • Lunchtime yoga on Tuesdays and Fridays
  • Healthy snacks
  • Good coffee (we know how important this is!)

At VertiGIS, we are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where everyone feels safe, respected, and valued. We encourage everyone who is interested in the role, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability status or age, to apply. Unique perspectives and experiences are what make our teams strong! 


If you self-identify as having a disability, please let us know how we can best assist you. Accommodation is available upon request at any time during the recruitment process. 

VertiGIS Compensation Philosophy

At VertiGIS, we strive to offer competitive total compensation packages that include both direct and non-direct compensation such as salary, health care and retirement benefits, variable/incentive pay, paid time off, and other benefits and perks. 


Our job postings reflect the expected pay or pay range for each position in alignment with our compensation philosophy and salary budget. This reflects what we feel is competitive based on the profile of candidate we are seeking. The background, experience, and skill set we are seeking will be outlined in the role requirements.


We strive to have a comprehensive approach to compensation and ensure that employees are paid based on the value they bring to the company.  

We’re a great place to build your career.

Our colleagues are great people and make our company the kind of place we enjoy coming to every day. We reward top performers and stay true to our core values. Since 1999, we’ve built our business based on steady, sustainable growth – we’re still growing and our future is bright!

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Salary range : $50,000 to $60,000

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