ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN

Position Overview

We have partnered with a local accounting firm to assist in the search for a new Accounting Technician to join their growing team! This firm has strong roots in the city of Winnipeg supporting a number of small to medium sized business clients. This position is responsible for the preparation of personal and corporate tax returns, year-end files and financial statements according to the professional and current accounting standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of year-end files (corporate, partnership, sole proprietorship) including the following tasks:
  • Completion and documentation of the file in an efficient manner;
  • Preparation of the financial statements;
  • Preparation of the tax return.
  • Identification preparing corporate income tax and personal income tax for a diverse variance of public practice clients;
  • Analytical review of the reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis, including the reconciliation of subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger;
  • Reporting the monthly variance analysis from the file budget;
  • Maintenance of manuals documenting accounting procedures and policies;
  • Prepare financial statements, reports and records through collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information;
  • Maintain financial security by researching and reconciling discrepancies; auditing and verifying documents while following internal controls;
  • Accomplish tasks on time and contribute to the team by taking on special projects as needed;
  • Stay current with all regulations, practices, tax laws, reporting requirements and industry trends pertaining to accounting standards and tax submission requirements;
  • Execute a variety of corporate, personal, and assignments including, compliance, and

provision;

  • Complete audit processes and document higher-risk areas to increase your technical and business skills in areas including revenue, financial instruments and income taxes;
  • Preparation of audit working papers – assets, liabilities, revenue and expenditures;
  • Develop an open communication channel with clients;
  • Stay informed and up-to-date on trends, new legislative developments and tax authority decisions to apply them in complex situations relevant to the client;
  • Demonstrate professionalism through a positive attitude and by maintaining the confidential and proprietary nature of client relationships and related work products;
  • Determine all information required to ensure/complete accurate tax compliance products within the budget outline;
  • Provide timely and high-quality services and work products based on the clients expectations.

Skills and Qualifications

  • 1-3 years’ relevant experience in tax and assurance;
  • Bachelor’s degree specializing in accounting;
  • CPA designation, or CPA student in PEP level;
  • Excellent analytical, multi-tasking, communication, organizational, teamwork and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English;
  • PC proficiency including MS Office, ProFile, Caseware, Keystone Template, QuickBooks, Sage, or other software;
  • Ability to manage time spent against budget and work with team members to ensure deliverables are completed in a timely manner;
  • A commitment to learning in a tax technology environment;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Process oriented with excellent documentation skills;
  • Proven business development skills;
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines;
  • Mature, proactive, committed and a driven team player.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flextime
  • RRSP match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Remote

Please send your resume to our Senior Accountant Billy Stewart over email: bstewart@fhblack.com.