Accounting Manager

Surrey, British Columbia, Canada | PocketPills BC | Full-time


The Company:

PocketPills is Canada’s fastest-growing online pharmacy startup looking to disrupt the traditional retail pharmacy business in Canada (TAM $30B). PocketPills is redefining the pharmacy experience for consumers and automates pharmacy operations in unprecedented ways. We pack medications by dose and time into “PocketPacks” and deliver them to your doorstep for free.

Here’s what the media is saying about PocketPills:

  • “Makes medication management easy”- CTV News Vancouver.
  • “Reinvent the pharmacy experience”- Vancouver Sun.
  • “PocketPills takes the hassle out of going to the pharmacy”- National Post.
  • “PocketPills aims to be the Uber of the pharmacies”- Winnipeg Free Press.


The Role:

We are looking for a self-driven Accounting Manager to join our growing organization.  Reporting into the Controller, you will be responsible for supervising, monitoring, and evaluating all day-to-day accounting activities to ensure an accurate and timely accounting process. We are looking for someone who is wanting to grow within the organization. 


  • Manage the accounting team – coach on day-to-day tasks set schedules and deadlines, and provide mentorship and development opportunities. Oversee their tasks related to accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank and expense reconciliations, etc.
  • Participate in and then ultimately oversee our ERP transition, which is presently underway.
  • Own the month- and year-end close processes for the organization, delivering results on time and with consistently high levels of accuracy. Complete our process checklists and continue to update them to reflect how the business changes and grows.
  • Prepare and assist with yearly audits.
  • Be responsible for maintenance of the general ledger system; prepare appropriate entries, reconcile accounts, and ensure accuracy of the financial statements.
  • Be accountable for timely and accurate submission of tax filings and state-level reporting.
  • Own and administer our annual planning process and re-forecasting cycles.
  • Oversee our current internal controls and strengthen them as our team and business grow.
  • Participate as requested in other strategic projects, providing analysis and financial insight.


  • Qualified professional accountant (CPA or equivalent) 
  • A minimum of 5+ years of full-cycle accounting experience with at least two year's experience managing a small team.
  • A combination of public practice and industry experience is preferred.
  • IFRS experience is considered an asset.
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems- specifically ADP- integration is valuable
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritizing, and managing multiple accounts at the same time. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Access to virtual doctor 24/7
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Free food & drinks

Job Type: Full-time