Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager
City: Richmond, BC, Canada
Department: Finance
Position: Permanent, Full Time


Did you know that you no longer have to book an appointment with your doctor and wait weeks to get lab results back for STIs like HIV and Syphilis?

bioLytical’s INSTI is the world’s fastest testing platform – providing results in just 1 minute. Yes, you read that correctly – results in 1 minute not 1 to 2 weeks! We’ve been in business since 2002 and have recently been growing like crazy with the launch of new products all over the world. bioLytical Laboratories has ranked on Business in Vancouver’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies list two years in a row and is the winner of the 2018 Lifesciences BC’s Growth Stage MedTech Company of the Year.

The full suite of INSTI tests are greater than 99% accurate and have a world-wide footprint of regulatory approvals including US FDA, Health Canada, World Health Organization Prequalification and CE mark for Europe. bioLytical markets its HIV point-of-care tests, HIV self-tests and dual HIV/Syphilis Multiplex point-of-care tests globally with a strong product pipeline from our research team. INSTI is the world’s fastest test, which means more people tested, more people diagnosed and more people linked to care.

We are looking for agile and energetic people to join us on our mission to end AIDS. With millions of tests already sold, INSTI is trusted by healthcare professionals and recently available to consumers. Come join us on our journey and help make a difference in the world!


At bioLytical, we are experiencing unprecedented growth and looking for someone with an eye for details and a passion for the story behind the numbers.  Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Accounting Manager will supervise the month-end close, prepare the monthly financial reporting package including variance analysis and ensure excellent customer service is provided to internal and external customers. You live the INSTI Core Values through and through.


  • INNOVATION in what we do, how we do it and how we think: Contributes new ideas, challenges the status quo, takes initiative on projects.
  • NEVER SAY NEVER: Stays engaged until the goal is reached or project is completed. Overcomes barriers. Cares so much about the task at hand that the impossible is made possible.
  • SENSATIONAL to our clients, to our partners, to each other: Spirited team player, who adapts to new situations quickly and is beyond reliable.
  • TAKES OWNERSHIP of goals, decisions, actions and results: Arrives on time and prepared, leads by example, follows through on commitments.
  • INSPIRED to excel: Demonstrates passion for INSTI, our people and our projects. Is not complacent, shares knowledge freely, exhibits awareness of self, their surroundings and the business.


Financial Reporting

  • Responsible for the full accounting and financial reporting cycle
  • Prepare and issue timely and accurate financial statements and reports prepared in accordance with IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standard), including notes to financial statements and MD&A
  • Responsible for preparation of statutory reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis


  • Responsibility for all accounting functions including overseeing and ensuring the accurate recording of accounting transactions including but not limited to all supplier invoices, expense reports, customer receipts, outgoing payments and payroll transactions
  • Produce accurate financial and operational information to support senior management decision making
  • Prepare working paper files for annual audit
  • Liaises with external auditors and ensures all necessary information is correct and available

Planning & Analysis

  • Prepare revenue and expense budgets and financial forecasts
  • Prepare and monitor variance analysis with department managers
  • Report on budget to actual to forecast on a monthly basis

Internal Controls

  • Ensure the development and maintenance of an exemplary internal controls system
  • Conduct financial and business risk analyses as needed by management to support the organization or to determine the need for new or revised controls


  • Lead SRED reporting initiative
  • Compile working papers and all documentation required for US and Canadian tax filings
  • Conduct financial and business risk analyses as needed by management to support the organization or to determine the need for new or revised controls


  • Processing of US and Canada payroll and administer benefits programs
  • Prepare and post payroll transactions
  • Oversee preparation of annual T4’s and W2’s administration


  • Minimum 4 years full cycle accounting experience in a multi-currency, multi-company manufacturing environment
  • Accounting designation or final stages of recognized accounting program
  • Highly organized individual who demonstrates excellent attention to detail
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (particularly in Excel)
  • Quickbooks Enterprise experience would be considered an asset
  • A base knowledge of supply chain logistics and relevant software and/or systems would be considered an asset
  • Analytical and outgoing personality
  • Able to multi task and prioritize with a proactive approach in a high paced environment
  • Self-motivated, team oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • A competitive compensation package
  • Extended health benefits including dental, optometry, RMT, etc.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Paid vacation
  • Bonus day off with pay on your birthday every year!
  • Paid sick days
  • Complimentary reserved parking
  • Complimentary shuttle to/from the office and River Rock Hotel
  • Opportunity to work with industry experts who are motivated and passionate about what they do but know how to have some fun
  • Oh and you will also have a chance to show off your dance moves and singing voice at the Christmas parties, lead in lawn bowling or volleyball at the summer barbeques and devour cake at the monthly birthday celebrations


BioLytical Laboratories Inc. offers a challenging, enriching work environment. To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter with salary expectations to We are an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from all qualified individuals.

Contact Info

1108-13351 Commerce Parkway
Richmond, BC V6V 2X7
US Address
1465 Slater Road
PO Box 5007
Ferndale WA 98248-5007