Virtual Accounting Associate (Job ID: 017)


Virtual Accounting Associate (Job ID: 017)

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The role

FrontierCFO is a startup that focuses on supporting other Canadian and US startups - we provide scalable financial service teams to growing startups as they go through their early evolutions.

Working closely with founders and CEOs, we integrate fully with their teams to provide adaptive financial services - not only do we make sure that their day to day financial operations are managed efficiently, we also support them through fundraising rounds, acquisitions, and even the occasional Dragon’s Den appearance!  Never boring, there’s always something new to figure out - we’re not just checking boxes, we’re innovating.  If you’re looking to join a company you can help shape and grow, this is an exciting time to join us!

FrontierCFO is committed to client success and employee growth - we provide a flexible environment with challenging work and plenty of opportunities to learn and grow.  As a fully remote company we are not locked in to any region for this role - as long as you can work in Canada, we are happy to get your application!

FrontierCFO is looking to add a Virtual Accounting Associate to support the finance function for emerging startups across Canada and the US.

As a Virtual Accounting Associate, you’ll be collaborating alongside our Virtual Bookkeeping Associates, Controllers, and CFOs in providing a complete finance solution for our clients. You’ll have a front row seat in seeing some of the brightest CEOs make impactful decisions and scale their startups. This role has the opportunity for significant growth by providing exposure to many complex advisory services.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting our clients in meeting their financial and growth goals by participating in strategic planning with our Virtual Controllers and CFOs.
  • Enabling data-driven decision making by participating in meetings with CEOs of emerging startups to discuss how their financials tie into the bigger operational picture.
  • Strengthening investor relations and financial transparency by preparing investor reporting, cash flow forecasts, budgets, and other financial planning and analysis.
  • Ensuring accuracy of financial statements by reviewing month-end close reporting and month-end entries prepared by our Virtual Bookkeeping Associates.
  • Supporting clients through raises and capital allocation through cash flow management and analysis.
  • Providing proactive client management as a primary point of contact for clients and team members, including recognizing issues and changes as they arise.

Who we’re looking for

  • You’ll bring with you experiences like 2+ years in public practice or related accounting fields — ideally experiencing high growth in a remote environment.
  • You have are currently enrolled in the CPA program.
  • You have an intuitive communication style with team members and clients that contributes to our culture of trust, respect, and reliability — especially when working remotely and asynchronously.
  • You have a strong aptitude with structuring and processing data in Excel/GSheets to draw insightful conclusions from it, while maintaining a meticulous attention to detail.
  • You have an uncanny ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new information in an environment of complexity and change.
  • You have proficient knowledge of cloud accounting tools and can apply an integrated tech stack to optimize efficiencies and minimize manual processes (e.g. Xero, Stripe, Shopify, Recurly).
  • You self-manage your schedule, priorities and deadlines in a flexible way that aligns with your team.
  • You find meaning in working in a tight-knit team and thrive when collaborating with and learning from those around you.


$60,000.00 - $65,000.00

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