Junior Accountant

James Stafford Chartered Professional Accountants - Vancouver, BC (25 days ago)

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About James Stafford, Chartered Professional Accountants:

James Stafford, Chartered Professional Accountants is a full service public accounting firm that contributes to the success and confidence of its clients by providing industry focused assurance, advisory and tax services through all stages of their business growth.

Our progressive working environment provides individuals with the opportunity to move to a higher level. You will have the unique opportunity of working directly with senior accountants and the Managing Partner on a daily basis and acquire advanced expertise and experience to assist you with your studies and to enhance your future career. We are looking for people who take the initiative and are ultimately interested in exploring a career in public practice with the potential to become a Chartered Professional Accountant.

Role Description:

Work directly under the guidance of senior accountants

Learn and adhere to the Firm's technical and organizational service delivery policies and procedures

Bookkeeping and data entry

Complete compilation engagements for owner managed enterprises including preparation of financial statements and tax returns

Contribute to the ongoing delivery of client services and maintenance of client relations through client contact and issue resolution

Assist in the development and implementation of client tax planning

Liaise with Canada Revenue Agency and Internal Revenue Service, as applicable

Support miscellaneous project work as required

Key Competencies Required:

Accountability and responsibility for own work

Ability to complete tasks with minimal instruction and supervision

Exceptional organizational, time-management, and coordination skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work well in deadline driven environments

Technical competence and ability to analyze situations and provide solution

Excellent attitude, ethics and highly motivated to absorb details regarding all aspects of an accounting practice

Technical Expertise:

Quickbooks, Caseware, Taxprep experience an advantage

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank you for your interest in James Stafford, Chartered Professional Accountants.

Job Type: Full-time


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