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Staff Accountant

by Executive Solutions  |  28.01.19 | 15:43

Our client is in search of a customer service-driven Staff Accountant to join their team. The ideal candidate will have experience in a public practice firm and a background in accounting, financial statement preparation and tax preparation. They will be a forward thinker and problem solver, who is determined to strive for their team and get the job done.

Key Characteristics for success in this role are:

  • Customer service driven approach
  • Forward thinking
  • Problem-solver
  • Organization and scheduling of multiple tasks
  • Effective communication skills

Key Responsibilities of this role are:

  • Completion of small to mid-sized compilation engagements. Challenge all aspects of these engagements, including tax planning, financial statement disclosures, etc.
  • Preparation of sections or entire review engagements, including management of time budgets and deadlines.
  • Participate in advanced tax planning for corporate groups.
  • Perform ASPE and tax research, as required for various projects.
  • Participate in unique client projects, as they arise.
  • Preparation of corporate and personal tax returns, trust returns, and T4/T5 slips.
  • Preparation of GST returns and payroll calculations.
  • Perform bookkeeping procedures, as required.
  • Be aware of engagement deadlines and be prepared to contribute to the meeting of engagement deadlines through overtime, if necessary.
  • Stay up-to-date on firm policies and procedures.
  • Participate in professional development sessions.

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Successful completion of an accounting program (i.e. MRU, SAIT)
  • 1-2 years of recent public practice experience.
  • Proficiency in CaseWare, JazzIt, Profile, Sage Accounting and QuickBooks.
  • Strong analytical, technical and time-management skills.

If your background matches that of which our client is in search for, and you believe this is the perfect role for you, send your resume to: resume@executivesolutions.ca

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