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Senior Accountant, Assurance and Accounting, CPA

July 26 2021
Industries Accounting, Auditing
Categories Accounting, Finance, Bank, Insurance, Financial services, Financial Accounting, Taxation, Management accounting, Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Accounting technician, Taxes
Gibsons, BC

Nelson Alvarez & Co. Ltd. Chartered Professional Accountant, is a growing full-service Accounting Firm in Gibsons, BC serving clients on the Sunshine Coast and Vancouver's Lower Mainland. We take pride in fostering a company culture that is focused on work-life balance, professional development, and excellent customer service.

If you are a solution focused problem solver, we would love to hear from you. We are looking for a committed big picture thinker to join our growing team, working 35-40 hours per week remotely, with the flexibility to travel to the office periodically for client meetings, or alternatively working in office majority of the time. As the Senior Accountant, Assurance and Accounting you will be an essential part of our team ensuring client work is prepared quickly and accurately.

About the Role:

  • Responsible for the preparation of Notice to Reader and Review engagements
  • Responsible for the completion and review of tax compliance work (T1s, T2s, T3s, T4s, and T5013s)
  • Responsible for the completion of GST returns.
  • Responsible for government remittances/filings and year-end tax forms
  • Review the month-end and quarter-end close process.
  • Correspond with various government agencies to address client tax compliance issues.
  • Respond to client requests, issues and concerns in a professional and timely manner, seeking guidance when necessary.
  • Complete assigned engagements within budget/parameters
  • Raise identified technical issues
  • Update on the progress of engagements
  • Manage time budgets, WIP and timely billing.
  • Facilitate client relationships with Alvarez & Co. and teams to deliver client service excellence.
  • Liaise and correspond professionally with clients, colleagues and the firm's principal.
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes and systems.
  • Deliver industry and technical expertise through client interactions, reports, technical work, and the creation of high-quality deliverables.
  • Think strategically about client needs by understanding their business and key risks.
  • This role requires the ability to work from home with the option to work from the office.

Your Credentials:   

  • CPA designation
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years of relevant work experience in public accounting
  • Experience in preparing T1s, T2s, T3s, T4s, and T5013s and knowledge of personal and corporate tax
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience working with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Strong general knowledge of Canadian taxation of private corporations and their shareholders.
  • Strong understanding of business, accounting, management and practice development principles
  • Experience working with accounting and tax software such as Caseware, JazzIt, Tax Cycle, Xero, QBO and Sage (training will be provided in the cloud-suite if necessary).

Core Competencies:

  • You are a professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships.
  • You communicate effectively and express your ideas. You enjoy interacting with others.
  • You provide excellent client service and understand the importance of client relationship building.
  • You are energetic and goal driven. You have the ability to manage your own time and your own workflow.
  • You possess the ability to change, you take initiative, and you anticipate situations and take appropriate actions as needed.

Nelson Alvarez & Co. Ltd offers a sound benefit and compensation package as well as career development opportunities. If this is of interest to you, please send a covering letter outlining why you are interested and a resume to: ***@*********.**. network