Bilingual Junior Bookkeeping Technician

Job Locations CA-ON-Markham
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/6/2018 7:28 AM)
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Job Industry
Accounting and Auditing Services, Business and Professional Services, Financial Services and Banking

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


The Toronto North (Markham) office of BDO Canada LLP is seeking a full-time Junior Bookkeeping Technician that is bilingual in French and English, to join our rapidly growing Outsourcing team. The successful candidate is responsible for providing bookkeeping and accounting services to our clients. Candidates must be adaptable to the multiple demands of the position and be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Processes monthly financial transactions into Microsoft NAV accounting software. 
  • Completes bank reconciliations, bookkeeping assignments and other routine account analysis following established procedures.
  • Prepares and organizes any relevant working papers/documentation for standard bookkeeping engagements.
  • Prepares GST/HST, PST, QST and WSIB filings
  • Preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Recording of day to day business transactions, recording of cash receipts and disbursements, maintaining accounts receivable and accounts payable sub ledgers, reconciliations such as bank account and credit cards, maintain capital asset depreciation and amortization schedules in accounting software
  • Provide support to clients on general questions regarding bookkeeping issues
  • Effective communication with our clients, with government agencies and with our partners and staff


Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

  • Fluently bilingual in French and English
  • Post-secondary education in accounting, finance OR business considered an asset
  • 1 year of hands on, in depth bookkeeping experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office computer programs (Outlook, Excel and Word)
  • Proficiency in Quicken is considered an asset
  • Previous experience with NAV Dynamic software is an asset
  • French speaking would be an asset
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload and the flexibility to manage multiple tasks
  • Problem solver and high attention to detail


Our Vision

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




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