Senior Accountant | Job Description

As a Senior Accountant at F.H. Black & Company Chartered Professional Accountants Inc., you will be responsible for providing accounting expertise for various client engagements in a variety of sectors and will be involved in both internal and offsite engagements. You will also assist in coaching and developing junior staff and provide mentorship where appropriate and report to the Director of Public Practice for all file reviews. Due to the significant growth our firm has experienced in the past 12 months, we have an immediate need for an experienced public practice accountant.

Accounting & Professional Skills

  • NTR, Review and Audit engagement preparation;
  • Corporate and personal tax preparation and consultation;
  • Day-to-day and month-end accounting processes;
  • Client engagement support and relationship building;
  • Consulting in specialty areas;
  • Excellent data entry skills and varied business experience;
  • Previous private practice experience required;
  • Proficiency in client relations and strong communication skills (written and oral);
  • The highest degree of professionalism is required by all employees.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Professional Accountant, CPA with 3+ years of relevant experience;
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks, Simply Accounting and/or Caseware software;
  • Action-oriented, results-driven with the ability to work in a team and fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent mathematical and financial skills, with experience in Excel;
  • Exceptional priority-setting, planning, and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to multi-task and manage several responsibilities at once;
  • Strong attention to detail with a high level of accuracy and efficiency;
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Confident, reliable and capable of working independently;
  • Knowledge of accounting management systems and procedures;
  • Proficiency in MS Office;
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence and vehicle;
  • The ability to pass a Criminal Record Check;

A career at F.H. Black & Company offers:

  • Competitive starting salary with ongoing salary review;
  • 26-hour summer workweek
  • Extended vacation policy;
  • Performance Bonuses;
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package;
  • Fitness reimbursement program;
  • Professional Development reimbursement program;
  • An opportunity to work in an unconventional, forward-thinking firm of professionals;
  • Opportunity for career development and advancement;
  • Corporate Social Events;

How to Apply

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, email a copy of your resume to

We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those individuals who best meet our qualifications will be contacted. All other resumes will be kept on file for future consideration.