Senior Staff Accountant

Stern Cohen LLP - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Stern Cohen LLP is currently recruiting a Senior Staff Accountant to join our strong and diverse public accounting team. You will be engaged to perform audits, reviews and compilations; as well as corporate and personal tax returns in a paperless environment. Our firm is growing, so if your career aspirations include leadership and business development, advancement opportunities to Management and Partner levels exist.

About the Opportunity

Overall responsibility for the performance and execution of engagements with minimal direction required;
Leadership and supervision of junior engagement staff;
Engagement liaison between client, client staff and Firm staff;
Development of audit/review plans and budgets for the manager or partner’s approval;
Enthusiastic participation on committees or project teams to accomplish Firm goals.

About You

Qualified CPA, CA, with a minimum of three years’ experience in public accounting in Canada; a minimum of one year’s experience as a senior accountant, responsible for completing complex engagements;
The ability to supervise, support and inspire junior staff through regular performance coaching and mentorship;
Fierce dedication to client service excellence drive to understand the clients' business and maintain strong client relationships;
Strong attention to details;
Strong time management skills, including the ability to multi-task, manage, and meet tight deadlines;
Proven ability to maintain high level of enthusiasm, and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work;
Able to work hard to meet demands at key times of pressure and take on challenges;
Advanced computer skills in MS Office (Word and Excel), CaseWare, CaseView and TaxPrep.

We’re not your typical accounting firm!

Founded in 1963, Stern Cohen’s talented partners and associates specialize in the areas of tax, accounting and assurance, estate planning, business advisory services for a client base in the greater Toronto area.

We are dedicated to professional excellence, passionate about providing high quality services to our clients, believe in a supportive and collaborative work environment and proud of our enthusiastic team spirit.

We have established a support system to steer you towards success. We embrace a culture of lifelong learning and in addition to our career focused support system, we also have an unmatched social aspect which prioritizes an atmosphere of togetherness and teamwork.

Benefits of working at Stern Cohen:
Culture of lifelong learning
Supportive and collaborative work environment
Enthusiastic team spirit
Flex hours to allow for work life balance
Dress for Your Day casual dress policy
Competitive and comprehensive benefits

We thank all applicants for their interest. We will contact only those whose skills and experience closely match our requirements for the position.

Stern Cohen offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted regarding a job opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.