The Opportunity | Senior Accountant
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.
Leading and performing audit and review engagements for both private businesses and not-for-profit organizations
Meeting with Boards of Directors and/or Audit Committees to present audit/review results
Preparation of working papers for compilation of Notice to Reader, year-end financial statements
Government reporting (GST/HST, payroll, T3010, EHT)
Preparation of Personal & Corporate Income Tax returns
Responding to clientele inquires/requests with added value
Providing advice and training to other staff members
Other responsibilities and projects as required
The Successful Candidate | Key Characteristics, Competencies & Qualifications
Passion for an increasing knowledge base in business and taxation
Honesty, integrity, promptness, and ethical behavior
A minimum of 3-years’ experience in a public accounting including audit experience
Strong knowledge of QuickBooks, Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, Outlook & PowerPoint
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong time-management, including the ability to manage conflicting priorities
A high level of accuracy and strong attention to details
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Professional in demeanor with superior written and oral English communication skills
Team-oriented and client-focused thinking
Individual contributor and team-oriented collaborator
Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience and commitment to working with charitable organizations is an asset
Working knowledge of CCH Engagement, Practice Management & Tax Prep an asset
Information to Note Before Applying
All candidates chosen for interviews with the client must:
Undergo a timed (one-hour / six questions) accounting test
Compensation Hiring Range: $75,000 - $85,000
(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 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.