Senior Accountant – Campbell River, BC

Job Type : Full Time
Campbell River, BC
3-5

Our client, a prestigious multi-partner CA firm in Campbell River, is quickly expanding and looking to add a Senior Accountant to their team of professionals. The firm specializes in providing audit, assurance, tax, advisory, and accounting services to private enterprises, public companies, high net worth individuals, and non-profit organizations. They have been established for over 30 years and have continued to provide trusted advice and quality accounting services.

Professional staff members in this position have at least 3-5 years of experience in a public accounting setting. This position is responsible for audit, various engagements, and may at times be involved in two or more assignments simultaneously. Professional staff members must have a thorough understanding of ASPE guidelines to be able to carry out and supervise field work in the more complex areas of the audit. The culture is described as a progressive environment that is transparent, fun, and exciting. They offer various benefit plans, a flexible work environment and open management team. This is a great opportunity to work with some of the best leaders in the field as it will present great exposure to challenging work, great learning experience, and a chance to really develop as an accounting professional.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, plan and work with a team of audit to execute and ensure audits are completed in accordance with established standards
  • Prepare time budget for review and audit engagements for subsequent approval by the Manager and/or the Partner
  • Supervise the completion of the overall audit process and identifying risks and controls, scoping, development and application of appropriate audit programs, on-going client communications, reporting, and post-audit procedures
  • Experience with tax engagements (T1s and T2s)
  • Prepare financial statements including all the required notes and year end letters (i.e. enclosure letter, legal information letter and engagement letter)
  • Conduct research as required to identify benchmarks and/or industry best practices for assessing risks across the business
  • Provide clerical and administrative support to management as requested
  • Offer sound financial solutions to clients
  • Ensure that all planned procedures have been completed in accordance with the firm’s policies and procedures, and ASPE
  • Train and supervise junior staff on audit engagements
  • Promptly review any significant assurance engagement findings or questions involving accounting principles or statement presentation with the Manager or Partner and make suggestions as to their resolution
Key Competencies:

Personal Effectiveness

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Dedication and strong work ethic
  • Proven leadership
  • Positive team player
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Solid knowledge of ASPE guidelines
  • Requires little supervision on routine tasks
  • Able to prioritize multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Excellent client service skills, with the desire and ability to understand the clients' businesses
  • Comfortable making contact with clients; conscious of client relations and expectations

Technical Skills:

  • Caseware/Caseview
  • Profile/Taxprep
  • Ms Office (Excel, Outlook, Word)

Qualifications:

  • CPA, CA designated or close to completion
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