Job Order ID:137
Job Location:Victoria BC
Job Details:

Chemistry Consulting Group has been retained by Van Isle Water Services to search for an Accountant. This position is responsible for overseeing all accounting and finance operations within the organization as well as participating in overall business plan strategy. Reporting directly to the President/Owner, the Accountant will play an instrumental role in the continued growth and development of Van Isle Water Services.


Founded in 1972 and based in Victoria, Van Isle Water Services Ltd is a wholly Canadian owned & operated distributor of water movement and treatment products. Van Isle Water serves a diverse range of industries across western Canada such as, Water Well & Waste Water pumps and controls, Water Treatment and Filtration, Swimming pool and spa products.

Van Isle Water proudly operates 2 locations on Vancouver Island, and recently opened a new distribution warehouse on the lower mainland.



  • Minimum of 5 years in a senior accounting and finance position
  • Extensive experience with Financial reporting, analysis, forecasting, budgets
  • Experience managing full-cycle accounting
  • Proficient with various software applications
  • Confident in making recommendations to the President/Owner
  • Strong strategic planning, problem solving and presentation skills
  • Driven, determined and self-managed individual who fosters a collaborative and positive working environment

Sample of Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of accounting and finance including A/P, A/R, cash, remittances, inventory, banking, GL, P&L, GST, PST, financial analysis, forecasting, reporting, preparation of financial statements, budgets and annual plans
  • Manage payroll, payroll liabilities, WCB calculations, and group life plans
  • Prepare and manage year-end inventory process and maintain inventory database
  • Oversee purchasing
  • Provide general guidance and direction to the owner/President on all financial and accounting matters
  • Develop and maintain reports for departments across the organization such as sales metrics and organizational KPI data
  • In coordination with the President/Owner, develop and implement new tools to improve profitability, identify areas for cost reductions, and increase GP
  • Manage two accounting and finance professionals

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter clearly outlining your experiences and salary expectations to Sheenagh Beadell by December 31, 2018.


We thank you for your application and interest but only those suitably qualified will be contacted for further discussions.


Psychometric assessments may be administered as part of the recruitment process.