Senior Staff Accountant - Audit/Assurance In-Charge

Durward Jones Barkwell & Company LLP - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Durward Jones Barkwell is one of the largest public accounting firms in the Niagara/Hamilton/Halton region with offices spanning from Burlington to Welland. The firm was founded in 1940 and features a dynamic group of professionals including 27 partners and 23 managers.

"Big enough to know, small enough to care." At DJB, these are the words we live by. We value our clients and taking care of their unique needs is what drives our business. As part of our team, you will realize that to us nothing is trivial. We have the experience to handle any situation from complex mergers and acquisitions to assisting new entrepreneurs through the many facets of starting a small business. We do all this while remaining personally involved with our clients and the communities where we work and live.

As one of Hamilton-Niagara’s Top Employers, we lead our industry in offering our employees an exceptional place to work. We offer all of our employees:

Competitive compensation and benefits package
Flexible work/life balance and summer hours
Professional development, learning, and growth support
A variety of community involvement opportunities
A dynamic team of employees who desires to see everyone succeed!

Our Hamilton office has an immediate opening for a full-time Senior Staff Accountant – Audit/Assurance In-Charge

Reporting to Partners and Managers, you will be responsible for:

Independently, or under supervision, preparing financial statements and working papers for audit engagements
Act as an in-charge in leading review and audit engagements with junior staff members
Independently preparing financial statements and working papers for review and compilation engagements
Preparing corporate and personal income tax returns

The successful candidate will have:
Experience in a public accounting practice
Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant Designation (CPA, CA) or successful completion of the CFE with 1 to 3 years experience in an senior/intermediate role with leading audit and review engagements full cycle
Thorough understanding of Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE) and Canadian Auditing Standards (CAS)
Good understanding of and experience with Canadian income taxation
Strong written and interpersonal communication skills

If you are a confident, dedicated and hard working professional who is motivated to achieve high standards of quality service and value to clients, we would we love to hear from you!

We appreciate all who express interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, DJB will provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. Please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.