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Job Description:

Our client, a Public Accounting Firm located in Markham, is currently to add a Manager to their team! The Manager would work as part of a team on engagements to ensure the Firm exceeds client expectations, with focus on accuracy, completeness and process-efficiency. There is also growth opportunity to become a Director in the firm. 


General Accounting Engagements 
  • Communicate/meet with client prior to the engagement to determine expectations for the year-end
  • Develop a game-plan prior to the engagement to determine the most time and cost-efficient process for conducting the engagement, seeking efficiencies where possible 
  • Assign files or sections of files to Staff with due regard to scheduling and workload, monitor their progress and support them in their initiatives by providing guidance and answering inquiries 
  • Supervise Staff throughout the engagement and review their file work for accuracy and quality and ensure required corrections are made prior to submission to Partner (or Director (if applicable)) for final review 
Review and Audit Engagements  
  • Be thoroughly familiar with  audit and/or review requirements (CPA Handbook) to ensure all activities required for engagement compliance  have been conducted
  • As part of the engagement planning, review actual to budget hours of the prior year to find areas for improvement and determine appropriate budget for current year 
Tax Returns and Other Filings 
  • Review tax returns prepared by staff and provide feedback where applicable
  • Prepare tax returns as necessary. 
  • Monitor filing deadlines assigned for clients to ensure all are met, notifying Partner well in advance of any concerns
  • Supervise Staff throughout the preparation of returns and review their work for accuracy and quality and ensure required corrections are made
Tax Planning ‚Äč
  • Work with both the applicable partner and client to develop an understanding of their existing tax structure and provide recommendations based on the clients unique situation and objectives including estate planning 
  • Determine remuneration strategies for clients to minimize taxes 
Other Main Aspects of the Role
  • Client Management 
  • Professional Development
  • Business Development
  • Leadership

Job Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education in Accounting, Finance or Business with a minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience
  • CPA designation is an asset 
  • Strong tax, audit and accounting knowledge 
  • Ability to carry out an audit or review engagement from beginning to end
  • Experience working with corporate groups as opposed to focusing on one client
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and in writing 
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with key contacts at different levels of an organization and understand their needs 
  • Superior management and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite, Caseware, Caseview, Taxprep, Research Software 
  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks and Simply Accounting is and asset 
To apply for this opportunity, please submit your resume to Sandy at
Company Info Recruitment Division 6645 Kitimat Road, Unit 27
Mississauga, Canada

Phone: 905-812-5627
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