Intermediate Accountant, Assurance and Accounting

  • Company:
    BDO
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Accounting / Banking

BDO. Because relationships matter.There are many world-class accounting & advisoryfirms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.Position Summary OurBDOToronto office isseeking a qualified Intermediate Accountant in our Assurance and Accounting departmentto join our growing team. In an environment of continuous learning, the incumbent carries out the completion of work projects and assignments under the direct supervision of their manager or another more experienced team member. In conjunction with their manager and other team members, the Intermediate Staff Accountant gathers audit evidence based on Assurance & Accounting engagementsKey Accountabilities and Responsibilities:Prepare and complete working papers, financial statements and tax returns according to Firm and regulatory standards for clients in a variety of businesses and non-profit enterprisesApply relevant technical proficiency and knowledge acquired through assigned work, self study, participation in courses, and study of current technical reports and informationBuild effective working relationships with client contacts, and respond effectively to client requests and suggestions related to the engagementComplete the tax matters schedule where it relates to your section of the fileDraft the tax return for reviewEnsure all working papers are updated to reflect the final version of the financial statementsFollow up on review notes, confirmations received and outstanding issues to assist the Manager in the completion of the fileGather all pertinent information for the notes to the financial statements and draft the notes that are relevant to your sections of the fileGather management letter points for discussion with the manager/partner and review the prior year’s reported management points to determine their current statusInitiate discussions with the manager/senior to make him/her aware of the status of your sectionsEducation and Professional Skills/Knowledge:Pursuing or have obtained a professional accounting designation (CPA)1-2 years of experience in Auditing/AccountingPrevious experience with an accounting or tax program such as Caseware, Caseview or Taxprep an assetAdvanced computer skills in MS Office (Word and Excel)Knowledge of accounting policies and assurance techniquesExcellent verbal and written communication skills.High values in teamwork, client/customer service and professionalism.This role may require some travel to other offices and/or client sitesAbility to prioritize workloads and the flexibility to manage multiple tasks and deadlinesStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsSupport the vision of the Firm by ensuring the demonstration of our BDO Values and ExpectationsOur VisionOne Firm engaged to make a difference through valued relationships with our people, clients and communities.BDO is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates who apply, however, only those selected for a personal interview will be contacted. No phone calls and/or agencies please. Candidates may be subject to background inquiries which are satisfactory to us.#LI-KL1