Intermediate Accountant

  • Location: Toronto
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1172

Our client located in downtown Toronto is looking for an Intermediate Accountant to join their rapidly growing firm. You would be a graduate of university or college with a major in accounting, possess or working towards a CPA designation, and ideally have experience working for a CPA firm. You would be working in a dynamic environment and work closely with internal and external stakeholders.

Job Description:

  • Bookkeeping and tax filing duties on behalf of firm clients
  • Data entry, verification of data entry by clients, reconciliations, keeping track of deadlines, documenting procedures and filing client records
  • Coordinating with clients’ in a timely manner to ensure their filings are actioned and processed
  • Generating and analyzing financial data and reports from the accounting systems to provide relevant information and advice to clients for decision making purposes
  • Preparing payroll, WSIB, EHT & HST filings and year end packages
  • Setting up custom procedures and reports in Excel to satisfy clients’ unique information needs
  • Assisting with tax returns and evaluation of strategic/operational issues faced by client
  • Ability to manage and move between an extensive client base

Requirements:

  • Must be able to communicate exceptionally well in both verbal and written English
  • Must have a thorough understanding of the accounting cycle, taxation, including A/R, A/P, Payroll, Reconciliations, Trial Balance, Financial Statements and year end procedures
  • Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook) & PDF software (Adobe)
  • Excellent time/priority management skills
  • Compassion and perseverance a must have
  • Highly focused attention to detail, strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Team player with personal qualities of reliability & confidentiality
  • Must demonstrate timely and accurate data entry
  • Caseware training or experience is an asset
  • 1-2 years Canadian experience in full cycle accounting, QuickBooks, AR/AP, payroll and/or bookkeeping