The Opportunity | Accountant | Assistant to Junior Level
As a business professional you want to provide solutions tailored to a client’s specific needs. Valuing every client relationship, you strive to provide the service, advice and resources to help organizations and businesses succeed.
In a profession where personal relationships are what make the difference, you take the time to understand your clients and to stay involved to create a lasting connection. You provide the personal attention your clients deserve.
Our client offers the personal attention of a local firm with the reputation and credentials of a national firm. They depend on their team of professionals to continually serve their clients and are always interested in meeting highly motivated professionals who are interested in a career with their organization.
Our client, a full-service CPA firm located in York Region (Greater Toronto Area), has been in business for over 50 years. Employing over 50 people, the Firm is built on the core values of integrity, teamwork, leadership and excellence.
Through a combination of well-integrated services and specialized sector expertise, they serve the diverse needs of many charities, including faith-based organizations, and small to mid-sized owner-managed businesses at every stage in their business life cycle.
They are seeking trustworthy professionals who work efficiently, accurately, and collaboratively to join their team. This is a great opportunity for a developing accountant to use and build upon their experience! The position offers significant opportunities for growth, in both compensation and accounting skill development.
Provide clerical and administrative support
Full-cycle accounting including data entry, journal entries, A/R and A/P
Perform monthly reconciliations including bank accounts and credit cards
Government reporting (GST/HST, payroll, WSIB, EHT)
Prepare Personal Income Tax returns
Provide support to clients as required
Preparing fiscal year-end working papers
Preparing corporate income tax returns
Other administrative duties and projects as required
The Successful Candidate | Key Characteristics, Competencies & Qualifications
Some accounting experience
Honesty, integrity, promptness and ethical behavior are a must
Passionate about continuous learning and working with people and numbers
Knowledge and/or interest in working with charitable organizations is an asset
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and desire to be an integral part of a healthy team environment
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment as an individual contributor and team-oriented collaborator
Professional in demeanor with superior written and oral English communication skills
Strong time management skills, including the ability to manage conflicting priorities, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
A high level of accuracy and strong attention to details
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
Knowledge of QuickBooks would be an asset
Information to Note Before Applying
All candidates chosen for interviews with the client must:
Provide their educational transcripts in advance
Undergo a timed (one-hour / six questions) accounting test
Have submitted a written response to the online application questions
Compensation Hiring Range: $39,000 - $45,000 (Assistant Level), $40,000 - $50,000 (Junior Level) commensurate with experience & reviewed annually based on performance.
Group Benefits package and RSP plan with company-matching is also available.
How to Apply
Individuals interested in being considered for this opportunity are invited to respond by clicking on the Apply button. This will take you to our application page. Please note, there are preliminary questions in the online application which require your response.
As well, please remember to upload your cover letter and resume. Your cover letter should be addressed to Cause Leadership Inc.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants suitable to our clients’ needs will be contacted for an interview.