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Accountant in Vancouver - Howe Street at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/31/2019

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 277 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

At Hyperwallet, A Paypal Service, we value diversity, creativity and equal opportunity, and we’re always on the lookout for bright, talented individuals to join our team. We are proud to provide exceptional working conditions for staff, which includes competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits plan that helps keep our employees healthy and happy. If you’re motivated, have a positive attitude, enjoy challenges and want to be part of a growing team committed to both personal growth and career success – then we want to hear from you! We have an exciting opportunity in our Vancouver office for an Accountant to join our growing team.


  • Reviews accounts payable
  • Assist in preparation of consolidated monthly/quarterly/annual financial statements in accordance with US GAAP;
  • Prepares and closes international subsidiary month end books
  • Assist in the company’s day-to-day accounting operations:
  • Ensures compliance with US GAAP, internal control, accounting system and policies;
  • Works with external accountants/consultants/auditors and CRA;
  • Participates in projects with senior management and provides meaningful analysis/answers to any accounting/financial questions from both internal and external parties; 
  • Participates (and possibly oversees) the operational reconciliation process.
  • Assists in month end closing process
  • Research and documents complex accounting issues and procedures
  • Documents company’s internal controls relating to accounting processes and recommendations for improvement;
  • Prepares working papers for quarterly and annual financial statements (annual financial audit);
  • Reviews Company’s GST/PST obligations and obtain rulings from CRA on GST/PST treatment where necessary (experience is a must)
  • Works with the Controller to ensure compliance with various tax regulators;
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration with an accounting designation is preferred
  • 5+ years of corporate accounting experience
  • Experience with US GAAP and consolidation
  • Knowledge and experience with FX currency conversions
  • Experience with calculating SRED is an asset
  • Expert user of excel, advanced level for power point, word
  • Detailed-oriented, strong analytical skills and a team player
  • Experience in financial or payments industry an asset
  • Excellent communication and quantitative skills

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.