• Senior Accountant, Accounting & Assurance

    Job Locations CA-NL-St. John's
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/3/2018 9:53 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    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)

    Position Summary

    Our St. John's office is currently seeking a Senior Accountant for our Audit & Assurance Group. If you excel in a challenging, dynamic environment, this is an excellent opportunity to showcase your talents.

    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

    • Preparation of financial statements and tax returns in accordance with Firm standards for clients in a variety of businesses and non-profit enterprises
    • Conducting audits on small to medium sized organizations in a variety of industries
    • Preparation of tax returns (T1, T2s,T3s, T4s, T5s, GST/HST)
    • Notice to readers and review engagements
    • Auditing financial statements of business clients as a team member or audit senior
    • Effective communication with our clients, government agencies and with our managers and staff
    • Keeping managers and other team members informed, on an ongoing basis of progress and significant issues
    • Providing advice and training to other staff members
    • Identify new business opportunities with existing clients
    • Participate in new business development initiatives

    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

    • Must hold a professional accounting designation
    • 3+ years of relevant midsize public practice experience directly related to Private Enterprise or IFRS/large audit engagements
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Comfortable with Microsoft Office Suite of products
    • Experience with CaseWare an asset

    Additional Requirements:

    • Ability to prioritize workloads and the flexibility to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
    • Complete additional ad-hoc duties or assignments as required
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills


    Our Vision

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





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