• Senior Accountant, Tax

    Job Locations CA-AB-Red Deer
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/9/2018 2:08 PM)
    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 Canada’s Red Deer Office, is seeking a Senior Accountant, to join our growing tax team.

    As the successful candidate, you will develop your professional accounting career while receiving unparalleled mentorship from our industry experts. Your sound technical knowledge of tax and assurance concepts will ensure that we continue to effectively deliver exceptional service to our clients, government agencies, partners and staff – demonstrating drive, integrity and passion for our clients and practice.


    Key Accountabilities/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
    • Auditing financial statements of business clients as a team member or audit senior
    • Effective communication with our clients, government agencies and with our partners and staff
    • Keeping partners and other team members informed, on an ongoing basis, of progress and significant issues
    • Providing advice and training to other staff members


    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

    • University degree in accounting (or an unrelated degree and the completion of the CPA PREP)
    • CPA designation (currently in process or completed)
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Results oriented
    • Proficiency with MS Office (including Word and Excel)
    • Previous experience with an accounting or tax program such as Caseware, Caseview or Taxprep an asset
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines
    • Minimum 1 year of Public accounting experience is required, including audit experience


    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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