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Danaher Corporation Aquatic Informatics - Accounting Co-op in Vancouver, British Columbia

Do you want a meaningful role with a company that is making a real difference? Do you want to be involved in one of the most important resource areas in the world today: water? Then join our energetic and growing team and help us revolutionize an industry.

About our company

A wholly-owned subsidiary of the Water Platform of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), Aquatic Informatics is a mission-driven software company that organizes the world’s water data to make it accessible and useful. We provide software solutions that address critical water data management, analytics, and compliance challenges for the rapidly growing water industry. Water monitoring agencies worldwide trust us to acquire, process, model, and publish water information in real time. We offer a full range of solutions, from standalone software packages for individual users, hosted software services, and enterprise-wide national systems. We serve over 1,000 municipal, federal, state/provincial, hydropower, mining, academic, and consulting organizations in over 60 countries that collect, manage, and process large volumes of water data.

Aquatic Informatics is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada and has offices in the US and Australia. We value independent thinking, initiative, teamwork, a relentless pursuit of quality, a playful spirit, and a sense of humour . We like smart people – IQ and EQ – who care about the environment and want to do good in the world.

If you want a meaningful role with a company that is making a real difference in one of the most important resources in the world: water, then join our energetic growing team. Help us revolutionize an industry!

Position Description

We are looking for a high-energy a nd detail-oriented Accounting Co-Op to join our team!

Working closely with our Finance team of nine professionals, your responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Process expense claims with close attention to detail

  • Assist with corporate vendor bills and payments

  • Invoice customers and facilitate accounts receivable collections

  • Prepare weekly bank and credit card reconciliations

  • Help investigate issues and reconcile accounts

  • Prepare regular GST/HST, PST, and other sales tax remittance filings

  • Prepare various month-end adjustments for financial reporting purposes

  • Assist with on-going departmental projects as needed

    Other responsibilities may include:

  • Preparing regular reports for internal and external stakeholders

  • Assisting with the preparation of corporate insurance documents

  • Assisting with the preparation of models for financial planning and analysis

    Qualifications

    Education:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting or equivalent

  • Interested in obtaining a CPA designation

    Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Experience with bookkeeping and general accounting is a bonus

  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to work productively with limited supervision

  • Adaptable to changing priorities and deadlines

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills, both written and verbal

  • Friendly, positive, and cooperative personality

  • Proficiency with other software systems such as Quickbooks , Oracle Financials, One Stream, SalesForce , and Concur is considered an asset

    What makes this opportunity great? Let us tell you...

  • You help us make the worlds water data accessible and useful

  • You work in a collaborative culture that values a diverse set of backgrounds and perspectives while emphasizing teamwork and a good sense of partnership

  • Our team of associates is passionate about achieving great results for our customers

  • Ability to fully use your breadth and depth of experience, no pigeonhole here!

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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