Accountant

Baker Tilly Canada - Cochrane, ON (7 months ago)

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Baker Tilly is Canada’s eighth largest association of Chartered Professional Accounting firms. Locally, Baker Tilly HKC has been a quality provider of financial advisory, accounting, assurance, tax and business advisory services in the Kapuskasing region for over 50 years. We are currently seeking accountants and bookkeepers to join our firm full-time in Kapuskasing and Cochrane, Ontario.

Your primary responsibilities will include:
Assist in the preparation of financial statements in accordance with Firm standards for clients in a variety of businesses and non-profit enterprises by completing assigned working papers
Examine and analyze client accounting and financial records to ensure financial recording accuracy and compliance with established accounting standards, procedures and internal controls
Preparation of tax returns (T1, T2s, T3s, T4s, T5s, GST/HST)
Participate in special projects as assigned by partner, manager or senior staff
Bookkeeping from client supplied records
Preparing payroll and related filings
Preparing HST returns
Providing assistance and support to clients on bookkeeping and/or software issues
Actively seek to identify opportunities to up-sell or cross-sell products or services
Develop and maintain a meaningful working relationship with clients

A successful candidate will have:
A college or university degree in accounting and/or prior accounting/bookkeeping experience
Working knowledge of business software applications such as Word, Excel, Sage, QuickBooks and tax/payroll software
Previous use of Profile and Caseware would be an asset
Sound knowledge of Canadian Accounting Standards, income tax, payroll tax and HST
Ability to work under pressure and meet required deadlines
Strong work ethic and ability to work independently and as part of a team environment
Attention to detail and accuracy
Sound judgment regarding confidential and sensitive matters
Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
Fluently bilingual in both French and English would be an asset
Highly motivated, self-starter with demonstrated independence and initiative