Accounting Technician, Non-Assurance

The Accounting Technician is responsible for providing accounting and income tax services to our small and medium sized clients. Reporting to Partners, Principals and Managers, the Accounting Technician is a self-managed professional motivated to provide clients an outstanding level of client service and to work in a supportive team-based culture.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation of Notice to Reader Engagement working paper files including all required forms, draft financial statements and corporate tax returns
  • Preparation of regular external filings including HST, GST, T4’s & T5′s
  • Performing bookkeeping including reconciliations of bank accounts, accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Provide support to clients on general questions regarding year end and bookkeeping issues
  • Responding to CRA enquiries and requests on behalf of clients
  • Preparation of T1 Personal Income Tax Returns
  • Compilation and organization of supporting documentation required to prepare income tax returns

Professional Skills and Education

  • Strong technical expertise in accounting and tax; experience with investment bookkeeping preferred
  • Two or more years’ experience in a public accounting firm
  • CPA or post-secondary diploma or certificate in Accounting or equivalent practical experience
  • Must have experience with income tax preparation
  • Comfortable working with Caseware® and Taxprep®; proficiency in accounting related software
  • Prioritizing workload with the flexibility of managing multiple tasks
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office suite
  • Ability to grasp new technology tools as they evolve
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written (grammar, spelling & formatting)
  • Must be well organized with a high attention to detail
  • Excellent analysis, critical thinking and problem solving skills