Tax Clerk (Seasonal Contract)

2 weeks ago(1/8/2018 3:43 PM)
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Accounting and Auditing Services, Business and Professional Services

About Us

BDO. Because relationships matter.
There are many world-class accounting & advisory 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


BDO’s Financial Recovery Services (FRS) practice has established a reputation for uncompromising commitment to service, quality and results. Our financial recovery specialists provide creative, constructive, and cost-effective solutions for troubled companies and individuals. Our professionals combine their business management, analytical and insolvency skills with hands-on industry experience to ensure our clients receive consistent and personalized service.


Our Barrie Financial Recovery Services office has openings for seasonal Tax Clerks whose primary responsibility will be to prepare tax returns.  This will be a contracted, full-time position from mid-February until early May. Working hours for this position will be Monday to Friday with some Saturday work expected. We are seeking an individual who has demonstrated abilities to deal with confidential issues in a fast-paced environment where deadlines are critical. This individual must be adaptable to the multiple demands of the position and must be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team. Some overtime work will be required.


BDO is one of the leading accounting and advisory firms in Canada with 90 years of experience providing value-added assurance, accounting, taxation and advisory services to a broad range of clients. With a national team of more than 3,000 partners and professionals, BDO proudly represents the diverse backgrounds, cultures and people that make up our country. We are large enough to create opportunities for our employees, while still offering a boutique environment that ensures variety of work and experiences. Our employees can get involved in many different aspects of work and have greater access to our partners, who are approachable and offer guidance to our staff and clients – emphasizing our shared vision of one BDO.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

Primary responsibility will be preparing a large number of tax returns (prior, pre, and post) including;

  • Gathering information to prepare tax returns
  • Interacting directly with clients
  • E-filing and mailing Tax returns
  • Additional administrative functions as required

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge:

  • Previous experience preparing Tax returns is required
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new programs as required (such as TaxPrep and CCH)

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



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