clients APOLLO Insurance

Senior Accountant



Job Type






Skill Set


Management and Finance

Job Details

APOLLO is a digital insurance company. Our platform, the APOLLO Exchange, launched in 2019 and now offers the largest selection of online insurance for small businesses in Canada. We recently launched renters insurance and continue to rapidly expand our product offering. The Exchange reduces what can commonly be a painful weeks-long process of back and forth into simple and immediate digital fulfillment. Five minutes is all it takes to get covered, 24/7, from anywhere and any device.

APOLLO is a team of empowered and driven individuals who live our core values of Candor, Integrity, Adventure, Desire and Courage every day. Being a part of APOLLO offers a chance for the right applicant to make a name for themselves, and help build APOLLO as a leader on the forefront of the digital innovation of a global, $5 trillion dollar industry.

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for supporting all aspects of APOLLO’s finance strategic objectives.



  • Use strong technical IFRS knowledge to analyze and record advanced and complex accounting transactions including but not limited to mergers & acquisitions, stock based compensation, leases etc.
  • Accountable for the implementation and oversight of timely, accurate, and responsive broker payment and reporting processes as well as creating new processes to support the growth of the company
  • Take ownership of the day to day financial transactions along with the monthly reporting requirements as related to insurance carriers and brokers including onboarding, payments, reconciliations, and statements
  • Design and maintain internal control policies and procedures for the insurance accounting function
  • Prepare accounting memos as needed in accordance with IFRS
  • Support the accounting team with monthly/quarterly/annual financial reporting, including but not limited to the preparation of journal entries and notes in accordance with IFRS
  • Assist in month-end preparation of consolidated financial statements with cashflows
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to the junior staff on a day-to-day basis
  • Coordinate the year-end audit and preparation of audited financial statements
  • Review accounts payable for proper coding and allocation
  • Document and implement process changes and improvements, including reviewing technology solutions to support business growth
  • Assist with tax compliance including statutory filings along with sales tax planning and research as related to brokerage accounting
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects as required by management

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of progressively more senior finance roles
  • 2+ years of advanced Financial Reporting and/or Financial Analyst experience at a Senior Accountant/Senior Analyst level
  • CPA required
  • Able to meet deadlines in a very fast-paced environment
  • Driven to learn and take on new challenges and have input into all areas of Finance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven experience leading initiatives in the Accounting function
  • Strong project management, multitasking, and decision-making skills
  • Metrics-driven Finance mind
  • Experience with Accounting systems, Plooto, Stripe and related automated tools
  • Experience with QBO, Advanced Excel & Google Sheets is an asset

*** This position is 100% remote anywhere in Canada!

Team collaboration

APOLLO believes in a team approach where all members have equal opportunity to voice ideas to advance the agenda of the Company and its clients. Working well in a team, taking initiative, and possessing a desire for greatness is important. Must have excellent communication skills and an ability to collaborate effectively to move the best ideas forward.

Benefits & Perks

Digital first & work from home flexibility – $750 towards an ergonomic home office setup

Professional development & licensing support

Monthly Social Club Events

Unlimited vacation (yes, unlimited paid time off!)

Medical, Dental and Vision benefits – premiums covered by APOLLO!

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Monthly Wellness program – $100 monthly for well-being activities

Baby Benefits - top-up for all parents, flexible return to work program, continued benefits during leave

APOLLO is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and embrace our diverse, inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply. We’re committed to developing and maintaining a culture rooted in our core values, that is supportive and respectful of all backgrounds and perspectives.

APOLLO is committed to providing an accommodating recruitment process. If you require any accommodation, please email us at careers@apollocover.com and we’ll work with you to meet your accessibility needs.