Simply put, BPTN is growing! As a start-up, we’ve experienced tremendous growth over the past few years, so it only makes sense that we expand the dream team! This is where you come in. We are looking for a Junior Accountant to join our dynamic Finance team. We are building a global network and want to bring on a business professional with the hustle, and experience to elevate and finesse our company’s accounting process. This is a ground-level opportunity to play a critical role in posting journal entries, preparing financial statements, and maintaining accounts, receivables, or payables. As our Junior Accountant, you will report to the Head of Finance, you’ll be an integral part of the finance process with a focus on accounting. Everything you do will help the company meet its objective of supporting Black tech professionals by connecting them to the resources they need to succeed. In the larger BPTN team, you’ll experience what it’s like to work in a supportive community of people who are all striving for excellence. With an attentive Senior Leadership Team, you’ll feel valued, heard, and recognized at every stage in your workflow. In addition, there are ongoing development opportunities for you to grow as a professional and reach new levels. You will succeed because you are inspired by our mission to provide black professionals in tech access to a strong peer network, senior executive sponsorship, and skill-building to support their development.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

EDUCATION

QUALIFICATIONS

We are looking for someone who embodies the following:

•Time Management
•Creative and Innovative Thinking
•Accountability and Dependability
•Experience in accounting an asset.
•Excellent computer skills.
•Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
•General understanding of computerized accounting systems.
•Excellent working knowledge of MS Word, Quick-books, and Excel.
•Accuracy and attention to detail while working under tight deadlines
•Good interpersonal and customer service skills.
•Billing experience is an asset
•Good team player
•Ability to follow through and complete overlapping projects.
•Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills.
•Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
•High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts.
•Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures.
•Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills.
•Effective communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization

Why You should Work at Black Professionals in Tech Network (BPTN):If you’re looking for a work environment where you can grow and develop both personally and professionally while delivering value to others, then BPTN is the place to be! At BPTN, we are all about community. Not only do we work hard to empower Black tech professionals, but we work together to support each other in all that we do. We are motivated by something bigger than ourselves, namely our mission to push the future of tech forward by creating a space for Black tech professionals to gather, grow and evolve. With an inspirational team and a solid list of goals, your career at BPTN will be fun, challenging, and rewarding. Plus, we’ve got a pretty sweet benefits package!

Benefits:

Vacations:
-1-week company closure in November to re-energize after BFUTR Summit
-Up to 2-week office closure for December holidays
-3 weeks paid vacation

Wellness:
-$500 –$750 Lifestyle spending account
-2 paid mental health days
-5 paid bereavement days

OtherBenefits:
-Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
-Extensive Health Benefits
-Flexible work hours
-Hybrid role (work from anywhere in North America)
-Group retirement savings and employer-matched RRSP contributions
-Supplemental Maternity & Parental leave top-up benefit: duration of 20 weeks, top-up 80% of base salary after one year of service.

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