Senior Accountant

Public Company

  • Permanent, Full-Time

Purpose of Role:
  • Responsible for promoting a culture of development by leading and mentoring junior team members toward meeting and managing client and firm expectations

  • Responsible for managing relationships throughout the engagement

  • Ensure proactive and professional communication with key stakeholders

Reports to:
  • Partner

  • Senior Manager

  • Manager

Qualifications, Skills, Experience and Personal Attributes:
  • Designated CPA

  • 1-2 years experience post-designation

  • Minimum 3 years of experience with public company work

  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of relevant accounting principles and GAAP

  • Strong working knowledge of accounting systems, Taxprep and Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and work under pressure

  • Provides quality client service

  • Creative problem-solving ability

  • Strong engagement management skills

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills

  • Experience supervising and mentoring Junior Accountants

  • Identifies engagement issues and attempts to resolve them

  • Train and mentor junior team members and provide feedback

  • Understands client business and identifies issues and suggests improvements

  • Is able to produce concise and complete reports for review by the engagement manager

  • Applies technical knowledge and research in formulating client and firm related recommendations

  • Working with the engagement manager, anticipates engagement issues and risks, assesses alternatives and takes appropriate action

  • Manages one or more routine client engagements or assists in managing one or more complex client engagements

  • Develops a working knowledge of the business market

  • Build effective working relationships with client contacts, and respond effectively to client requests

  • Identify new business opportunities with existing clients

  • Ensure compliance with internal control and policies

  • Coordinate more complex accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting team and other departments

  • Communicating with other members of the client service team, including partners and managers, to ensure client expectations are met and managed in a timely fashion

  • Actively supports and participates in firm-wide initiatives

  • Participates in the firm's Team Development and Performance Management Program

  • Promotes the firm's Quality Control Standards

Salary Range:
  • Competitive

We are one of the largest independent regional accounting and business advisory firms operating exclusively in British Columbia. We offer an exceptional work environment that allows our team members to enjoy a balanced lifestyle while providing them with opportunities for professional and personal growth. Our attractive salary and comprehensive benefits package and flexible summer work schedule will appeal to talented individuals who share our desire to be the best. If you have strong technical and interpersonal skills and desire a challenging position with a progressive accounting firm, please apply below.

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