Job title: Senior Accounting Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Financial Services
Expertise: Accounting & Finance
Job published: 2023-01-24
Job ID: 59438

Job Description

The Client

Our client a leading mid-sized public accounting firm is looking to hire a Controller to join their team in Markham

 What you will achieve in this role

  • Manage client engagements including compilations, personal/corporate tax returns and review engagements
  •  Maintain excellent client relationships and report directly to partner/principal.
  • Proactively identify tax planning opportunities for clients.
  • Train and develop the team and create a high performing department.
  • Review client deliverables prepared by staff.
  • Develop staff skillsets related to technical knowledge, communication skills, and project management. – Contribute to business development including maintaining and/or developing internal and external relationship – Develop materials for and participate in internal training.
  • Train and develop Managers, Senior Associates, Associates and Staff Accountants. 
  • Review file timelines and draft invoices for billing.
  • Meet billable target hours.   

What you will bring to this role:

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and 5-10 years of relevant work experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience managing a team of Professionals within the Public Accounting industry.
  • Experience with T1, T2, T3 and other tax forms mandatory.
  • Strong technical background in Canadian Income Tax.
  • Strong computer literacy including CaseWare, CCH (Tax Prep), Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Out – Strong written and verbal communication and comprehension skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with clients.