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Accounting Manager/Controller


We’re 8020, a strategy, design, and web development studio in Victoria, British Columbia. We are looking for an Accounting Manager/Controller to lead our Financial Strategy and Accounting.


Key Roles & Responsibilities:

Financial Strategy:

  • Maintain detailed bottoms-up P&L forecast and update to reflect the latest revenue forecast, latest human capital cost forecast, cash forecast, and operating expenses
  • Manage and maintain optimal accuracy of a rolling revenue forecast, including revenue from existing clients and revenue from new business/pipeline
  • Manage revenue visibility and recognition process and preparation and analysis of monthly reporting (company and project level)
  • Maintain detailed human capital cost forecast for all countries, including forecasting salaries, variable compensation, and payroll taxes
  • Update and own various reports and dashboards after semi-monthly billing cycle and ad hoc
  • Compare various P&Ls vs. budget each month and provide actionable insights.
  • Contribute to strategies and recommendations to increase profitability and process effectiveness


  • Assume all bookkeeping duties including maintaining accurate books on accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and daily financial entries and reconciliations (invoice processing and payment, vendor maintenance, billings, collection management, etc.)
  • Manage monthly close process, including journal entries and bank reconciliations
  • Reconcile bank account statements to general ledger accounts
  • Maintain and contribute to new processes, controls, and reporting regarding project and financial management
  • Review P&L detail to ensure revenues and expenses are accounted for appropriately
  • Handle and produce month-end reporting and processes such as financial statements, budget variances, miscellaneous analysis, client profitability, and project-level reporting
  • Work with account team and directly with clients to ensure new client set up, proper client billing, and reporting
  • Interface with the company’s CPA on tax matters, including year-end taxes
  • Exercise vigilance in understanding expenses and proactively research, discuss and propose ways to reduce expenses


‍‍‍Our must-haves

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Remote-Friendly, PST or EST workday hours
  • Languages Required: English
  • Bachelor’s degree in US Accounting, International Business, or similar discipline or the recognized equivalent in education and experience;
  • Must have experience and deep understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS.)
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a global accounting firm specializing in US-based companies, an international digital agency with a robust American presence or equivalent background preferred.
  • Possess strong administrative and computing skills, including Microsoft Office (Excel and Word), Slack, Google Workspace, etc.
  • Must be analytical, organized, and detail-oriented with excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Must have a high level of problem-solving skills.


When You’ll Work

At 8020, your schedule is entirely flexible.


Where You’ll Do It‍

This job is remote-first. 8020 is fully remote and distributed across 8 countries. You can work from anywhere in the world, but priority will be given to those who can work in US-friendly time zones.


What Traits You Have

You’re a self-starter, disciplined, and highly communicative.


Who Will Be Prioritized

Priority will be given to those who can work in US-friendly time zones.

And as a company rule, in line with our core values, you can’t be an asshole. :)

Remote restrictions

  • Workday must overlap by at least 5 hours with Victoria, BC, Canada

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