• Senior Accountant (Non-Audit)

    Job Locations CA-ON-Markham
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/13/2018 11:48 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 & 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 Markham is seeking an experienced Accountant (non-audit) for our Small Business Group.  The successful candidate will be responsible for completing notice to readers, personal/corporate domestic taxes and file preparation including financial statements and income tax returns for compilation engagements.

    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

    • Involvement with work related to engagement assignments, including compilation, and bookkeeping engagements, in addition to personal and corporate tax returns
    • Responsibility for preparation and completion of working papers, financial statements and tax returns for compilation engagements according to Firm and regulatory standards for clients in a variety of businesses and non-profit enterprises
    • Building effective working relationships with client contacts and responding effectively to client requests
    • Coordination of tax assignments including preparation of tax returns (T1, T2s, T4s, T5s, GST/HST), and coordination with the tax department to ensure queries are cleared and deadlines are met
    • Ensuring that all significant engagement matters are documented and brought to the attention of the
    • Associate/Senior Manager/Manager/Partner, as well as keeping them informed of the progress of the engagement
    • Following-up with appropriate government agencies on questions relating to payroll, assessments, GST, HST
    • Assisting and training junior and intermediate accounting technicians 


    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

    • Post secondary diploma or certificate in Accounting or Business
    • Pursuing professional designation (CMA, CGA, CPA, or CA) preferred
    • Knowledge of Caseware, Tax Prep
    • Minimum 2 years of Public Accounting, Bookkeeping or related experience
    • Experience with NTRs, and preparing tax returns required. 


    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: 

    The best professional services firm in the mid-market.






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