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Junior Associate, Tax

Our mission is to deliver exceptional accounting and financial services to our diverse clientele. The Senior Accountant role is pivotal in this mission, encompassing a broad spectrum of responsibilities including audits, reviews, compilations, corporate and personal taxation, and compliance activities.

The successful candidate will play a crucial role in maintaining the firm’s standards of excellence, ensuring the accuracy and reliability of financial reporting, and providing strategic insights to support our clients’ financial health and growth.

LocationLocation: Toronto, ON
TypeType: Permanent, full-time
Salary RangeSalary Range: $45,000 – $55,000 / year, plus benefits, discretionary bonus
ExtraExtra: Benefits, discretionary bonus
ScheduleSchedule: Monday – Friday, weekends during busy season

Benefits

  • Profit sharing plan
  • $2,000 health spending account
  • Extended health care
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision care

Objective

Our mission is to deliver exceptional accounting and financial services to our diverse clientele. The Senior Accountant role is pivotal in this mission, encompassing a broad spectrum of responsibilities including audits, reviews, compilations, corporate and personal taxation, and compliance activities.

The successful candidate will play a crucial role in maintaining the firm’s standards of excellence, ensuring the accuracy and reliability of financial reporting, and providing strategic insights to support our clients’ financial health and growth.

Characteristics

We are in search of an individual who embodies professionalism, precision, and the capacity for critical thinking. The ideal candidate will exhibit unparalleled organizational and financial acumen, combined with a proactive approach to problem-solving.

Exceptional communication skills are essential, enabling effective collaboration with both clients and team members. A positive outlook and the ability to thrive under pressure, meeting deadlines with unwavering commitment to quality, are fundamental traits we value.

Education and Experience

Education and experience
As we are a public accounting firm, experience with (or demonstrated knowledge of) assurance and taxation is critical to this role.

Minimum requires consist of:

  • Successful completion of a university degree;
  • Holding a Canadian CPA designation or nearing its completion;
  • Minimum of 2 years of audit and review experience in public practice;
  • You possess a working knowledge of the impact of accounting adjustments on corporate taxes, and completion corporate tax returns, preferably.

Duties

The Senior Accountant will assume a multifaceted role, spearheading the preparation and meticulous review of complex file documentation and tax returns to ensure they adhere to the latest accounting standards and tax laws.

Direct engagement with clients is a critical aspect of this role, as the Senior Accountant will work closely with them to address their accounting needs, building and maintaining strong, trust-based relationships. Additionally, the incumbent will be instrumental in the continuous improvement of our internal processes, employing innovative strategies to enhance productivity and client satisfaction.

Managing multiple projects simultaneously, the Senior Accountant will ensure that all engagements are completed in alignment with the firm’s rigorous standards, demonstrating exceptional project management skills and a commitment to excellence. This individual will also lead and mentor junior staff, providing guidance to foster their professional growth while ensuring the highest standards of quality and efficiency in their output.

This position is designed for a highly skilled and motivated professional who seeks to advance their career in a dynamic and supportive environment, contributing significantly to the firm’s success and the financial health of our clientele.

Technology

Our firm is technologically-focused and uses several key pieces of software (and cloud) tools to keep us organized, productive, and on-task. We require extensive experience with: CaseWare, ProFile or TaxPrep, and the Microsoft Office Suite (mainly Excel, Word, and Outlook). Experience with Quickbooks, Xero, and other desktop and cloud accounting software is an asset.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Here are the questions you might be most interested and the essential information to know before you submit your application and make the first step on your way to becoming a valuable member of our team.

    We look for candidates with a strong educational background in accounting, finance, or a related field. Additionally, CPA certification or progress towards it is highly valued. We seek individuals with a keen eye for detail, excellent analytical skills, and a commitment to professionalism and integrity.

    We prioritize the professional development of our team members. We offer comprehensive internal and external training programs, tailored to both entry-level hires and experienced professionals. Our training initiatives cover technical skills, industry knowledge, soft skills development, and opportunities for continuing education to ensure our team stays ahead in the dynamic field of accounting, tax and advisory.

    For more information about career opportunities at K&P CPAs or to inquire about specific roles, please contact us at talent@kpcpa.ca or 416-440-1600. Our team will be delighted to provide you with further details and guide you through the application process.

    You’ll become a part of a collaborate and supportive work environment. Our offices are located mid-town adjacent to Yorkville, Ontario, in a professional, yet welcoming atmosphere where you can thrive in your career. You will also have the opportunity to work both on the client-sites and remotely, on occasion.

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