Accounting Manager / Controller

Vizhen Books is a modern-day accounting & bookkeeping firm in Canada (head office in GTA), built for entrepreneurs by people who understand entrepreneurs. We operate with start-up mentality and we’re a customer service firm first and an accounting firm second.

At Vizhen, we provide a flexible and a rewarding environment, recognize & acknowledge your unique skills & accomplishments and offer you a chance to build your own knowledge and expertise while helping your clients focus on their growth.

We are looking for a dynamic & a highly- analytical CPA (certified public accountant) to join our fast growing & tech-savvy team of bookkeepers, controllers, accountants and CFOs. You will be working from the comfort of your home office and will have flexibility and control over your schedule as we don’t believe in micromanaging. This is a client-facing role and demands strong communication and corporate financial planning skills.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Take a lead on operations of our practice including onboarding new clients, migration of accounting/bookkeeping work to the remote team, managing remote team and provide training as required, oversee the client deliverables, offer expert advice on accounting processes and technology stacks to the client, review financial statements and provide on-going support to resolve day to day operational queries.
  • Facilitate monthly, quarterly or annual meetings with the clients and will be the clients’ first point of contact.
  • Mentor a team of associates to ensure deadlines are met and quality of work is high as you review their files and provide direct feedback.
  • Business development activities such as pricing, article writing or managing new leads may also be required.
  • Writing and/or reviewing Standard Operating Procedures for all client’s deliverables and train the staff members to process client’s deliverables as per agreed upon timelines.
  • Recommend improvement opportunities within internal processes as well as client’s processes.
  • Above all, work every day like its roller coaster ride at a theme park, collaborate, be bold, be open, communicate and truly enjoy what you are doing. Bring value and always be open to learn more.


  • A minimum of 3 years of proven experience in Financial Planning & Analyses
  • CPA certification is a requirement, MBA is preferred but not required
  • Professional judgement & foresight with a capability to build financial, budget and forecasts
  • Problem solving & analytical skills to complete tasks with complete attention to details
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Dedicated to providing exceptional customer service to clients
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Tech Savvy and ability to learn new tools quickly.
  • Working knowledge of tools like Hubdoc, Dext, Plooto, Wagepoint etc.
  • Profound knowledge of accounting and financial procedures 
  • Knowledge of cloud-based accounting software like XERO, Quickbooks or other applications


  • Even though you work on a flexible schedule, you MUST be available during core business hours. This is not a job that can be partnered with your other part time/ full-time job.
  • We believe in offering personal touch to our team and clients and therefore you might be required to visit the client or meet the team in Toronto once a week.
  • You will need a quiet office/space to work remotely, a computer with a webcam and strong, fast and reliable Wi-Fi.
  • All applicants may be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment or contract being issued.
  • You must be eligible to work in Canada.

Vizhen Books Inc. is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We embody a holistic approach and are committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or any other protected class.