Archive: Career Opportunities

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 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

If you believe you have what it takes to join the Segal team, we invite you to forward your resume to hr@segalllp.com

Senior Accountant, Assurance

The Senior Accountant, Assurance is responsible to apply sound practices and methodologies to conduct Audit and Review engagements.  Reporting to Partners, Principals and Managers, the Senior Accountant, Assurance leads the fieldwork team, coaches and mentors junior team members and is a self-managed professional motivated to provide clients an outstanding level of client service within a team-based environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • In consultation with the engagement manager plans, organizes and controls multiple responsibilities and resources to achieve Audit, Review and Notice to Reader engagement objectives.
  • Prepares engagement file, financial statements and appropriate income tax returns
  • Monitors multiple projects and deadlines
  • Builds and nurtures strong working relationships with client management and peer client levels
  • Delegates effectively and contributes to a motivated and empowered work team. Shares and transfers knowledge within the team.

Professional Skills and Education

  • CPA, CA or degree qualification and relevant professional accreditation
  • Three or more years’ experience in a public accounting firm
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and skills with experience in all reporting standards
  • General knowledge of personal and corporate tax
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Developing strong project management capabilities
  • The ability to coach, motivate and direct a team of people
  • Team player with a positive ‘can do’ approach
  • Creative problem solving and experience in delivery of quality client service
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

If you believe you have what it takes to join the Segal team, we invite you to forward your resume to hr@segalllp.com