Finance Assistant

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Department: Corporate

Type: Contracted to Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Are you a people person looking to start your career in Finance and Payroll? Do you have excellent communication skills and pride yourself on your exceptional attention to detail? Are you an articulate and empathetic team-player who is committed to offering input and solutions for process improvements?

Our Vancouver studio is currently on the lookout for a Finance Assistant to support our teams and contribute to Bardel’s overall success. This position is responsible for assisting with full-cycle payroll administration and preparing and maintaining the day-to-day accounting reports for the company

Prioritizing the day to day workload, this position is focused on providing exceptional customer service through each employee interaction.

What you will be doing:


  • Assist Payroll and Benefits Manager processing a full-cycle payroll for Canadian employees using ADP WorkForceNow
  • Support with data entry for Canadian Group benefits
  • Support in time and attendance administration
  • Maintain payroll records, interfacing with multiple departments
  • Manage year end process
  • Reconcile outside vendor invoices (MSP, Group Benefits, RRSP, WCB)
  • Ensure government reporting and remittance requirements are met
  • Prepare Ad-hoc reports as needed


  • Post day-to-day journal entries, accounts payable and accounts receivable duties including organizing, tracking,coding
  • Assist with the new hire onboarding process to ensure all new hire forms and immigration documents are collected, completed and information is recorded accurately into ADP
  • Maintain all employee files has up to date residency documentation/files and follow up as needed
  • Maintain an accurate and efficient tracking and filing system
  • Liaise with production finance to update cost reports and analyze financial performance
  • Assist finance department with general banking functions, including deposits, requisitions and reconciliations
  • Manage accounts receivable and collection of tax credits
  • Providing hands-on support with auditing and accounting processes and transactions where necessary
  • Maintain filing system for finance department and ensure that files are available or archived as necessary.


What you bring with you:

  • Diploma or relevant Post-secondary education
  • Customer service experience highly desirable
  • 1-2 years of working experience
  • Experience with ADP’s Work Force Now system, an asset
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal (English)
  • Highly responsible and meticulous, with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Able to deal with change in a fast-paced environment and adaptable to meet stringent deadlines
  • Able to work independently and properly prioritize multiple tasks


Extra points if you have:

  • An interest / passion for animation & film production
  • A Good sense of humor


Why work at Bardel?

We've got great people here, and for good reasons. Bardel offers a generous benefit package, regular social events and ongoing development opportunities for employees to advance their careers through work on prominent and exciting industry projects. You will collaborate with other influential, career-minded creative professionals from around the world, and have the opportunity to grow in your career. 

What we want to see in your application:    

Tell us why YOU are the person for the position and how you meet the position’s criteria. Forward us your current resume and samples of your work (eg. a link to your website or reel – don’t hesitate to show off a little!). 

How to apply:

Please visit our website at  to apply.    

Thank YOU!

We thank all applicants who express an interest in being part of the Bardel team. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of submissions received, we will only be in touch with those that are a compelling match for one of our current openings.



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