Senior Accountant

  • Toronto
  • Applications have closed.

Job Highlights:

Skills – Must Have:

4+ years of experience in Audits, NTR’s, compilations, tax (T1, T2) CPA Designated or close to completion

Ideal Companies to Recruit From:

Big 4 Firms (EY, PwC, KPMG and Deloitte) Mid-sized/ National Firms (MNP, Grant Thornton, RSM, etc.)

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About this Job:

About the Position

This is a hybrid position (2 days in office) for one of the top 20 accounting firms in Canada. The firm’s teams are diverse, and you will work closely together – you will never be just a number at our organization. Plus, you will get the added benefit of further developing your skill set through working with a wide variety of clients and robust list of industries.

As the Senior Accountant you will be responsible the following duties:
  • Independent completion of audit, review and compilation files and related tax preparation (40% Audit work and 60% NTR’s, compilation, tax)
  •  Preparing more complex areas of the file
  • Preparing personal tax returns
  • Preparing corporate tax returns and preparing appropriate tax checklists
  • Completing and overseeing others’ work on files
  • Coaching Junior and Intermediate accountants by providing input and expertise where necessary
  • Building effective and long lasting working relationships on assignments with operational client contacts
  • Preparing complex areas of the file
  • Reviewing the accuracy of work completed by Junior and Intermediate team members
  •  Responding effectively and efficiently to client, manager and partner requests
Summary of Responsibilities
  •  Planning, execution and completion of files
  • Understanding technical standards with the expected level of assistance and supervision
  • Building effective working client relationships on assignments with operational client contacts
  • Managing allocated projects or assignments, including time management
  • Responding effectively to client, manager and partner requests and suggestions relating to an assignment
    • Supervising and training junior and intermediate staff
  • maintaining technical knowledge – IFRS, ASPE, CAS – by: attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; and establishing personal networks
  • Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Summary of Experience
  •  4+ years of public accounting and audit experience
  • Possessing leadership qualities and ability to support team members and goals.
  • Strong commitment to quality and accuracy
  • Completion of a University Accounting degree and completion of CPA designation or at least substantial progress thereto
  • Development of a business advisor mindset is important
  •  Thorough knowledge and experience working with IFRS, ASPE and CAS to be able to complete complex areas of an engagement
  • Experience with IFRS and ASPE preferred
  •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to communicate well with clients, managers and partners
  •  Possessing strong project management skills and organization, with the ability to manage multiple engagements simultaneously
  • Ability to manage multiple engagements simultaneously
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Caseware/Jazz-it, Tax Prep, QuickBooks and Simply Accounting

Job Function:  Accounting
Reporting To:  Manager
Job Type:  Full Time
Team Size To Manage: 5

Job Location:
City: Toronto
Province/State: Ontario
Country: Canada
Location Type: head-office
Candidate Relocation: No

Salary From: 80000
Salary To: 95000