Senior Accountant - Audit


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Toronto, ON 



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Full Time



Job Description:

Position Summary: Our client is looking for a Senior Accountant to provide technical support on audit and review engagements and various other client service engagements. This position is also responsible to supervise and train assurance staff.

Responsibilities include:
The planning and execution of fieldwork for audit and review engagements, including:

  • Completion of all planning documents, and the scheduling and leadership of the planning meeting
  • Set and work within approved budgets and deadlines
  • In conjunction with the manager/partner, devise appropriate engagement program, including risk analysis, the calculation of materiality and appropriate procedures
  • Preparing financial statements, including customizing note disclosure as required
  • Recognition of accounting issues and working with manager/partner to devise appropriate work plan to address them
  • Customization of client correspondence where appropriate, including management representation letter, legal letters etc.
  • Deliver completed file and financial statements to manager/partner for review
  • Prepare/review corporate tax returns and related checklists. Recognize additional tax filings as required.
  • Clear all review notes issued by manager/partner
  • Obtain/maintain a strong understanding of clients’ business and respond promptly to and be proactive to anticipate client needs
  • Train, supervise and evaluate staff and delegate work to them according to need
  • Gain appropriate level of tax knowledge, based on position
  • Maintain knowledge of Canadian accounting standards and updates

Job Requirements:


  • Pursuing or completion of the Canadian CPA designation
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a public accounting practice
  • Experience working with mid-market entrepreneurial clients is preferred
  • Solid knowledge of accounting software including Caseware/Caseview; Tax Prep, MS Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong client relationships
  • Organizational skills for prioritizing demands, work flow and meeting deadlines
  • Must have a strong commitment to quality
  • Solid understanding of business professionalism and the ability to work in a team environment
To apply for this opportunity, please submit your resume to Eglys at
Company Info Recruitment Division 6645 Kitimat Road, Unit 27
Mississauga, ON, Canada

Phone: 905-812-5627
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