Senior Accountant

Employment type: Full-time
City: Calgary
Last visit: 2014-10-21
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-21


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.

About UsCome and work in one of the greatest cities in Canada - CALGARY, Alberta! With a booming economy and the Canadian Rockies in our backyard, we can keep you busy professionally and personally. With easy access to the great outdoors plus all the amenities of a metropolitan city, Calgarians enjoy a mix of city and country life. Position SummaryOur Calgary office is currently seeking a Senior Accountant. If you excel in a challenging, dynamic environment, this is an excellent opportunity to showcase your talents.

Key Accountabilities and ResponsibilitiesPreparation of financial statements and tax returns in accordance with Firm standards for clients in a variety of businesses and non-profit enterprisesConducting audits on small to medium sized organizations in a variety of industriesPreparation of tax returns (T1, T2s,T3s, T4s, T5s, GST/HST)Notice to readers and review engagementsAuditing financial statements of business clients as a team member or audit seniorEffective communication with our clients, government agencies and with our managers and staffKeeping managers and other team members informed, on an ongoing basis of progress and significant issuesProviding advice and training to other staff membersIdentify new business opportunities with existing clientsParticipate in new business development initiativesEducation and Professional Skills/KnowledgeMust hold a professional accounting designation3+ years of relevant midsize public practice experience directly related to Private Enterprise or IFRS/large audit engagementsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsComfortable with Microsoft Office Suite of productsExperience with CaseWare an assetAdditional RequirementsAbility to prioritize workloads and the flexibility to manage multiple tasks and deadlinesComplete additional ad-hoc duties or assignments as requiredStrong analytical and problem-solving skills

BDO is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates who apply, however, only those selected for a personal interview will be contacted. No phone calls and/or agencies please. Candidates may be subject to background inquiries which are satisfactory to us.

About BDO

BDO is the fifth largest single national accounting and advisory partnership in Canada with over 100 offices nationwide. Our professionals have the expertise to serve owner-managed businesses, large enterprises, mid-market public companies, communities and non-profit organizations in a broad range of industries.

BDO Canada LLP, a Canadian limited liability partnership, is a member of BDO International Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms.

BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO Member Firms.

The combined fee income of all the BDO Member Firms, including the members of their exclusive alliances, was $6.015 billion in 2012. The global network has 1,204 offices in 138 countries and almost 55,000 people providing advisory services throughout the world.

Career Level: Experienced

Years of Relevant Experience: 3 Years

Industry: Accounting and Auditing Services

Job Function: Accounting and Finance