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Senior Accountant

by Deveau Accounting & Income Tax

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Dorchester, ON
Date Posted: Jan 04, 2024
Experience: 5 Years
Education: College Diploma (3 years)

Job Description

Are you an experienced accounting professional who is passionate about providing exceptional tax and accounting services to your client? Then we want to connect with you!

Deveau Accounting & Income Tax is currently looking for a Senior Accountant to join their hard-working and client-focused team. Since our inception, we have proudly grown and prospered through positive word-of-mouth referral at the hands of happy, satisfied clients. The right individual has several years of tax experience, working both with individual and corporate income tax. The Senior Accountant will also create exceptional partnering relationships with clients and can share their knowledge and expertise with ease. The right person for this role will be comfortable digging in and doing the important client work and will also operate as a trusted member of our team propelling our business growth. Most importantly, the right candidate will partner seamlessly with the Business Owner to ensure that every tax package is “clear”, and every client interaction adds the highest level of value.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for a highly accountable individual who has several years of experience preparing individual and corporate tax returns and year-end financial statements. The right individual will be a self-starter and have solid communication, technology, organizational and analytical skills. The Senior Accountant needs to come with the ability to jump in and take ownership of tasks, solve problems and drive results. With a variety of client work and additional projects, the right person will strive for excellence every day and take great pride in assisting our clients in reaching their own goals of growth, profit maximization and tax minimization.

The ideal candidate is exceptional at creating partnerships, likes to have fun at work, and is ready to generously share their knowledge and skill with the team and clients. The Senior Accountant position is a key investment for our organization and a cornerstone of our future growth so it’s important that we find the right person for the role!

Who We Are

Deveau Accounting & Income Tax is a small to mid-size accounting firm focused on offering a full suite of financial and tax services for entrepreneurs and small business owners in southern Ontario. At Deveau Accounting & Income Tax we help people and organizations gain a better understanding of their finances and feel confident in their tax situation. With our focus on accuracy, integrity, and service, we lead all our clients to gain a better understanding of their finances so they can be confident in their financial future.

We often say, “details matter” and truly strive for excellence every day and try to have a little fun along the way. We are committed to creating incredible value, being transparent, and love finding innovative solutions to our client's unique business problems. Our values drive everything we do, and we take great pride in our approach and our care for our clients.

The Role and Responsibilities

The Senior Accountant role brings together the skill and expertise of a well-seasoned tax professional with the relationship-building skills of a thoughtful team member. Reporting to the Business Owner this hands-on role will:

? Take part ownership of our corporate tax portfolio - directly managing a variety of client accounts with varied and complex corporate tax needs.

? Successfully transition the “clean” client work to the Business Owner for the finishing touches and important client interactions, with minimal changes

? Problem-solve more complex issues and tax-related questions independently, researching and creating innovative solutions to client issues.

? Take part ownership of our personal income tax portfolio – reviewing completed returns and providing final sign-off.

? Support the Business Owner in strategic client management activities by engaging in strategic tax planning and structuring advice to support the client's needs.

? Ensure the daily work is done on time, on budget and with the highest level of accuracy.

? Work with all members of the team to support all the client work, sharing knowledge and expertise that adds value and creates incredible working relationships.

? Create a value-added approach, think strategically about client needs and identify ways to maximize the relationship by understanding their business and key risks.

The Technical Requirements

The successful applicant for the Senior Accountant role needs a high level of technical knowledge coupled with the ability to apply that skill to finalize jobs for clients, including:

? Preparing Compilation Engagements
? Preparing Income Tax Returns for Corporations and Individuals

? Preparing Tax Planning Figures and Analysis.
? Oversee and manage deadlines for all tax clients
? Deep understanding and the ability to advise on tax minimization strategies
? Expertise in the following software:

  • Caseware

  • Xero (Tax Cycle)

  • QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online

  • Sage 50

  • Microsoft and Google Products

  • Able to adapt and learn other apps and technology used by the firm - ie: Zoom, Adobe, etc.

Education & Experience

? 5 - 10 years experience working in a public practice completing corporate and personal income tax returns, with 1 - 3 years experience in a Senior Accountant position
? Bachelor’s degree or Ontario College Advanced Diploma
? A solid understanding of Canadian accounting and taxation principles.
? Excellent project management and problem-solving skills with the ability to multi-task and effectively manage multiple competing priorities.
? The ability to report to, and work collaboratively with, the Business Owner as a go-to support and partner.
? Comfortable working in an environment with a high degree of autonomy.

? Demonstrated experience working with Intermediate and Junior Bookkeepers in a mentorship role.
? The ability to communicate effectively online, on the phone, via email, and through other digital platforms.

What Deveau Accounting & Income Tax Has To Offer
? A competitive salary, fun working environment
? The results-based work environment with a focus on results - not time.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Only successful applicants will be contacted directly. We thank you all for your interest in the role and wish you the best!

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   Deveau Accounting & Income Tax
Contact Name:   Mark Nasvadi
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