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Senior Staff Accountant - 6 Month Contract (Closed)

Job Highlights

The Senior Staff Accountant provides technical support to all types of engagements with the Business Enterprise Solutions Team. Located in either our Hamilton or Toronto location, this role will assist with bookkeeping, payroll, managing banking and finance relationships, management reporting, government filings and general business advice. In addition, the team also offers Notice to Reader (NTR) Financial Statements, corporate income tax preparation and filing, investment company bookkeeping, and T3s, T4s, and T5s. Responsibilities include:

About the Opportunity

  • Bookkeeping including preparation of adjusting journal entries, preparation of bank reconciliations, calculation of depreciation, income tax accruals and reconciliation of intercompany accounts
  • Assist on investment company engagements with a moderate level of complexity (dealing with portfolios, handling dividends, capitals gains and the corresponding T3 and T5 work)
  • Preparation of client payroll using internet based payroll service providers (Payweb, Ceridian and ADP)
  • Preparation of Notice to Reader financial statements
  • Preparation of tax returns (T1, T2 & T3) including tax and regulatory forms (T4, T5, HST, EHT & WSIB)
  • Drafting correspondence related to client engagements
  • Coordinate with client to gather information and be available to answer questions

About You

  • 3-5+ years cumulative experience working in a Public Accounting environment
  • Investment accounting bookkeeping
  • Proficient in Quickbooks, Word and Excel, and highly computer literate overall
  • Knowledge of Caseware/Caseview and Tax Preparation
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are essential to this role
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure

Pay Rate


How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #28234.

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.