Public Accountant CPA

Jeffrey D Milgram Professional Corporation - Toronto, ON (29 days ago)

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Licensed CPA

Confidential - - Toronto, ON

Full-time, Permanent

Small, close-knit firm in central north end of Toronto seeking CPA with at least 2-3 years in public practise with potential to grow, learn, and make a career in public accounting.

We are a licensed CPA firm, authorized to train CPA students. Our client base is diverse but we are highly specialized in assurance-based work in the not-for-profit sector with clients in the arts, entertainment, outreach, and community services. We also provide assurance (auditing and review), accounting (Notice to Reader), tax and planning services to a variety of owner-managed and small to medium sized for-profit corporations.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the preparation of compilation, review, and audit engagements; in the short term, leading to independent work in the preparation of working paper files, tax returns and related correspondence; in the medium term, leading to oversight of staff and file review; accordingly, the applicant must be able to work both independently and comfortably within a team environment.
  • Field work at client locations; both as part of a team under the guidance and direction of the partner and independently, with and without staff contingent;
  • Preparation of charity (T3010), corporate (T2/T1044), personal (T1), and trust income(T3) tax returns
  • Preparation of tax slips (T3, T4, T5, etc.)
  • Correspond with the Canada Revenue Agency regarding instalments, information requests and notices of assessment
  • Develop and maintain positive and productive working relationships with clients, co-workers and all levels of staff; strong self confidence and a sense of humour as definite asset;
  • Possess strong technical audit, accounting, and tax skills
  • Hands on training leading to the ability to be able to identify, troubleshoot, and investigate discrepancies which may arise in file preparation and discuss with appropriate parties
  • Other duties as assigned

A successful candidate will have:

  • CPA license
  • 2 to 3 years experience at a Canadian public accounting firm
  • 1 to 2 years of audit and assurance experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • A positive attitude and willingness to work and learn
  • Strong knowledge of accounting and tax software such as TaxPrep T1, T2, and T3 software, CaseWare, TaxPrep Forms (Forms Master), QuickBooks, Simply Accounting, Microsoft Office

Tidbits you might want to know:

  • Salary commensurate with experience; come prepared
  • Senior partner looking to retire in 3 – 5; potential for succession arrangement
  • Centrally located minutes walk from the Yonge St. subway line
  • Casual work environment; forget the “suit and tie’ mentality; leave that at home
  • Tax season is a crush; however, summer hours are reduced to a 4 day work week

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $65,000.00 to $90,000.00 /year


  • Public Accounting: 2 years (Required)


  • CPA (Preferred)


  • English (Required)