Senior Accountant, Accounting & Assurance

  • 2-5 Year
  • Bracebridge
  •   Posted On: October 9, 2018
  •   Skills:  Accounting, Client Relations, MS Office, Problem Solving

Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

Preparation of year-end engagements and tax returns for clients in a variety of businesses and non-profit enterprises (T1, T2s,T3s, T4s, T5s, GST/HST) 

Notice to readers and review engagements

Responsible for planning and carrying out work related to Assurance & Accounting and income tax engagements

Ability to prepare and complete working papers, financial statements and tax returns according to Firm and regulatory standards for clients in a variety of businesses and non-profit enterprise

Build effective working relationships with client contacts, and respond effectively to client requests and suggestions related to the engagement

Auditing financial statements of business clients as a team member or audit senior

Draft reports and responses to client queries for manager review

Identify new business opportunities with existing clients

Participate in new business development initiatives through preparation of materials for new business presentations and meetings, writing proposals, etc.

Keeping partners and other team members informed, on an ongoing basis, of progress and significant issues

Providing advice and training to other staff members

Travel around Atlantic Canada will be required


Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge: 

Professional Accounting designation 

Minimum of two years of public accounting experience is required, including ability to organize and manage audits and review client assignments

Advanced computer skills in MS Office (Word and Excel), Caseware, Caseview, and Taxprep

Ability to prioritize workloads and the flexibility to manage multiple tasks and deadlines

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

High values in teamwork, client/customer service and professionalism

About BDO Canada

What began with a small office in Winnipeg over 90 years ago has grown to more than 100 locations across Canada… and thousands more around the world. BDO Canada has come a long way since founder Colonel James M. Dunwoody left Belfast for Canada, joining a firm of chartered accountants. National and international alliances were formed through a series of partnerships that resulted in the BDO name. Today, we offer 3,000 professionals in offices from Vancouver to St. John’s, serving more than 50,000 clients. Locations and strategies may have changed, but our focus has not. We remain committed to fostering strong relationships through hands-on partner involvement and exceptional service tailored to our clients’ needs. And as our clients grow, our network grows with them, always in pursuit of providing the highest levels of strategic insight and technical skill.

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