Junior/Intermediate Staff Accountant

Henderson Partners LLP - Oakville, ON (4 months ago)

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We are a leading firm of chartered accountants and professional advisors serving entrepreneurial people and organizations. We offer a broad range of professional services all designed to accomplish one goal: to help our clients pursue opportunities, navigate challenges, create value and leave a legacy.

We strive to help everyone on our team achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone’s contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development.

We are currently seeking highly motivated Junior/Intermediate Staff Accountants with a minimum of one year’s experience in an accounting/audit role to join our Oakville practice. This role is an excellent fit for entrepreneurial superheroes wanting to pursue a career in Public Accounting.

Roles and responsibilities under the direct supervision of mentors:

  • Understand accounting concepts and apply them to client situations
  • Prepare compilation (Notice to Reader) files
  • Prepare and complete working papers for review and audit engagements
  • Prepare personal (T1), trust (T3) and corporate (T2) income tax returns
  • Prepare T4 (payroll) and T5 (dividend) returns
  • Provide client accounting
  • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery
  • Perform any other related duties

The firm will provide training both in-house and externally to assist in skill development

Education and Professional Skills Requirements:

  • University degree with an excellent GPA
  • Committed to pursuing the CPA, CA designation and successful completion of CPA pre-requisites (PEP) in 2019/2020
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple demands e.g. member of university teams or clubs, part time jobs while studying etc.
  • Co-op at a public accounting firm a definite asset
  • Familiarity with accounting software such as Xero, Quickbooks, Caseware, Taxprep would be an asset
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Self-starter with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to deliver in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • A desire to provide outstanding client service
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to liaise with clients, team members and outside parties

Salary range: $40,000 - $60,000, depending on experience

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume through INDEED

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year


  • Public Accounting: 1 year (Preferred)