VF Corporation Icebreaker - Finance Assistant - North America in Vancouver Office, British Columbia

Job Description

More than a job, a chance to develop and grow

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to be part of something special. Our North America regional office located in Gastown, Vancouver, BC, Canada is full of passionate and smart people who teach each other new tricks every day! If you are looking to develop and grow your financial skills and understanding across both the Canadian and US markets then read on.

This role reports to the Regional Head of Finance - North America and provides finance administration support to the regional teams. This includes administration of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes and other finance administration as assigned.

Stuff you’ll have up your sleeve:

  • Relevant Finance/Accounting tertiary qualification

  • Equivalent of 2 years’ experience in a similar Finance administration role

  • Great excel skills and experience with using accounting software

Things you know how to do:

  • Accurately process Accounts Payables & Receivables

  • Prepare monthly general ledger reconciliations

  • Prepare routine sales (and other) tax returns

  • Maintain Fixed Asset Register

  • Be prepared to get in amongst it and provide general financial administrative support as needed

In addition you pride yourself on the following:

  • Providing outstanding customer service

  • Building exceptional relationships with colleagues and suppliers

  • Managing your time well and have exceptional prioritising skills that enable you to deliver to strict deadlines

  • Communicating well beyond that of a traditional bean counter – you can explain financial principles to people with no accounting background and enable them to walk away feeling like you’ve enlightened them

What spins your wheels:

  • Accuracy and attention to detail – mistakes wind you up

  • Solving problems and coming up with solutions

  • Being able to contribute to ideas, identify opportunities for improvement, learn from others and develop your capabilities.

We are a fast moving, nimble business with limited resources – the people on our team are here because they want to make a difference and work hard and creatively to make that happen. We are not perfect, we have heaps of work to do. We like people who can think big and strategic and also get their hands dirty. We care about our relationships with nature and each other.

We’re a world leader in merino clothing and supply our outdoor, performance sport and active lifestyle ranges to more than 5000 stores across 47 countries. We are part of the VF Group and are headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand with regional offices in Vancouver, BC in Canada, Portland, OR in the United States and Munich in Germany. We also have smaller satellite offices in Zurich in Switzerland, Annecy in France and Melbourne in Australia. At Icebreaker, sustainability isn’t just a feature of our products. It’s in the values and design of our business. View our Transparency Report.

If this opportunity feels like the type of job you’re passionate about, and it fits with your skills and experience, please click apply below to send us your CV with a covering letter explaining why you'd be right for Icebreaker. The recruitment of this position is being managed by Jess Shears, HR Business Partner. For any queries, contact Jess directly on +1 778 327 6505 or email jess_shears@vfc.com.

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.