• Senior Accounting Technician / Bookkeeper

    Job Locations CA-AB-Red Deer
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/9/2019 3:45 PM)
    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 & 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

    Our Red Deer office of BDO Canada LLP is seeking a full-time Senior Accounting Technician/Bookkeeper to join our rapidly growing Assurance & Audit 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. Our clients include businesses of various sizes in agriculture, hospitality, manufacturing, construction, insurance, the non-profit sector and municipal government.


    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

    • Processes daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly financial transactions into SAGE, Quickbooks and Caseware 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 and QST filings
    • Prepares payroll taxation filings as required (WSIB, WCB, other)
    • Keeps Manager informed on status of files and issues as required
    • Receives/reviews client documents
    • Prepares documentation for more complex bookkeeping engagements
    • Mentors and assists to develop the skills and capabilities of less experienced staff


    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

    • 2+ years of experience of hands-on, bookkeeping and/or full cycle accounting experience
    • Completion of high school diploma and in pursuit of, or have completed, post-secondary diploma or certificate in Accounting or Business
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office computer programs (Outlook, Excel and Word)
    • High attention to detail
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Ability to prioritize workloads, manage multiple tasks and deadlines


    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 and a flexible benefits package
    • Opportunity to work with like-minded individuals to support career development
    • BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives such as FCC’s “Drive Away Hunger,” etc.


    Our Vision


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




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