BDO

Senior Accountant, Assurance and Accounting

CA-QC-Montreal
4 months ago
Job ID
2016-4058
# Positions
3
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
3
Job Industry
Accounting and Auditing Services

About Us

BDO. Because relationships matter.
 
There are many world-class accounting firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

Job Description (EN)

Summary

The downtown office of BDO Canada LLP is looking for a candidate to fill the position of Senior Accountant. In conjunction with and under the supervision of a Manager, the Senior Accountant is responsible for the completion of all aspects of the entire engagement and on-the-job training of other team members. The Senior Accountant completes the analysis of work related to assurance & accounting projects and engagements.

 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Ability to prepare and complete working papers, financial statements and tax returns according to Firm and regulatory standards for clients in a variety of businesses and non-profit enterprises
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office (Word and Excel), Caseware, Caseview, and Taxprep
  • Build effective working relationships with client contacts, and respond effectively to client requests and suggestions related to the engagement
  • Draft reports and responses to client queries for Manager review
  • The Senior Accountant will be asked to delegate, review and revise similar work by less experienced staff members
  • Identify new business opportunities with existing clients
  • Identify process improvements for future assignments and share their knowledge and experience with other team members, including less experienced staff
  • May assist with the financial management of assignments/projects
  • Participate in new business development initiatives through preparation of materials related to new business presentations and meetings, helping to write proposals, etc.
  • Plan and execute assurance engagements
  • Responsible for carrying out work related to Assurance & Accounting engagements and projects (Assurance & Accounting projects may include preparation of statutory accounts, due diligence, capital raising, and tax returns)
  • Work within required budgets and deadlines

Education and Professional skills / Knowledge

  • Professional designation required (CPA CA, CPA CMA, or CPA CGA)
  • Three to five years of professional experience in a similar role
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and the flexibility to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in both French and English
  • High values in teamwork, client/customer service and professionalism
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Support the vision of the Firm by ensuring the demonstration of our BDO values and expectations

*This role may require travel to other offices and/or client sites, and can increase in frequency depending on client and/or business needs.

 

Why Work for BDO?

  • BDO is the 5th largest accounting and advisory firm in the world
  • At BDO we consider our people to be our most valuable asset; we offer the opportunity to grow and develop in an innovative and collaborative environment.
  • We offer an unmatched degree of flexibility to help you professionally and personally succeed
  • We provide competitive salaries, a flexible benefits package and a matching RRSP option
  • Opportunity to work with like-minded individuals to support career development
  • BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives, FCC’s “Drive Away Hunger”, Children’s Miracle Network and United Way  

Our vision

One Firm engaged to make a difference through valued relationships with our people, clients and communities.

 

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