Bookkeeper Position

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 customer-oriented and a tech-savvy bookkeeper with Canadian experience who loves to work in a dynamic environment with minimum supervision and is proficient in full-cycle accounting. You will be primarily working remotely in a cloud-based environment.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintaining records and applying strong accounting skills, including A/P, A/R, journal entries, cash management, reconciliations etc. according to Canadian generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Preparing HST/GST/QST/PST tax returns for all provinces as needed
  • Directly communicating with clients using online tools such as teamwork, slack, zoom etc. with little to no supervision for basic tasks
  • Participating in activities needed to support the management functions of the team

Minimum qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Three or more years of strong bookkeeping and accounting experience is required
  • Tech-savvy and comfortable learning & using new technology with minimum supervision. Experience of working on applications like QuickBooks Online and Xero, Hubdoc, Wagepoint, Teams, Dext etc will be a plus
  • Knowledge Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • QuickBooks Online and Xero certification would be an added advantage, you can take these certifications for free
  • Strong knowledge of Canadian Payroll & Sales Taxes and experience filing the respective government returns
  • Accuracy and attention to detail, as well as a track record of reliability, confidentiality, and conscientious work habits
  • Ability to work directly with multiple clients
  • Ability to adapt and work efficiently in a rapidly changing dynamic environment with deadline pressures


  • You MUST be available during regular business hours. This is not a job that can be partnered with your other 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 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.