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:The Waterloo office of BDO Canada LLP has an opening for a full-time Intermediate Accounting Technician/Bookkeeper who will be responsible for providing full cycle bookkeeping and accounting services to our clients. Candidates must be adaptable to the multiple demands of the position and be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team. Our clients include businesses of various sizes in agriculture, hospitality, manufacturing, construction, insurance, the non-profit sector and municipal government. We also service many small businesses, and self employed professionals.Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:Experience with performing reconciliations of bank accounts, accounts payable and accounts receivableCompletion of personal tax returnsPreparation of regular external filings such as HST Completion of routine account analysis and bookkeeping assignments following established proceduresPreparation of working paper files, financial statements and income tax returns for compilation engagements under supervisionResponding to queries and correcting errors identified by senior accounting technician/manager/senior manager/associate or partnerEffective communication with our clients, with government agencies and with our partners and staffEducation and Professional Skills/Knowledge:Minimum of2 years of hands on, in depth bookkeeping and accounting experiencePost-secondary education in AccountingProficiency in Microsoft Office computer programs (Outlook, Excel and Word)Experience using Quickbooks and Simply AccountingPrevious experience in CaseWare/CaseView or Tax Prep is an assetExcellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skillsAbility to prioritize workload and the flexibility to manage multiple tasksHigh attention to detailPrevious experience working in a public accounting firm is considered a strongassetWhy Work for BDO?BDO offers market leading work flexibility enabled by technology and a supportive teamOpportunity to develop through projectsBDO is the 5th largest accounting and advisory network in the worldAt BDO we consider our people to be our most valuable asset; we offer the opportunity to grow and develop in an innovative and collaborative environment.We offer an unmatched degree of flexibility to help you professionally and personally succeedWe provide competitive salaries, a flexible benefits package and a matching RRSP optionOpportunity to work with a diverse teamOur Vision: The best professional services firm in the mid-market.