BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, we rely on our professionals to provide exceptional service, and help our clients by providing advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.Our Kitchener/Waterloo region of offices is looking for anIntermediateAccountant to join the Assurance & Accounting team and own the following responsibilities:Efficiently prepare year-end engagements and tax returns for your clients in a variety of industriesPerform and assist on audit engagements, prepare working papers and financial statements per regulatory standardsBuild positive working relationships with clients and effectively respond to request and suggestionsEffectively communicate with team members regarding progress updates and issues on an ongoing basisFollow up on review notes, confirmations received and outstanding issues to assist the Manager in the completion of the fileGather management letter points for discussion with the manager/partner and review the prior years reported management points to determine their statusHow do we define success for your role? You demonstrate BDO”s core values through all aspect of your work: Integrity, Respect & CollaborationYou understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities; client describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality workYou identify, recommend, & are focused on effective service delivery to your clientsYou share in an inclusive & engaging work environment that develops, retains & attracts talentYou actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplaceYou grow your expertise through learning & professional developmentYour experience and educationYou have completed or are currently working towards your CPA designationYou have at least 2 years of assurance and audit experience in the public accounting industryYou value teamwork, client service, and quality in detailed workYou display strong problem solving, analytical, and communication skillsYou have knowledge of accounting policies and assurance techniquesHome office location can be flexible across Kitchener/Waterloo, Guelph, Stratford, Brantford, Cambridge and Orangeville Why BDO?Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways:We enable you to engage with the firm”s strategic plan, and be a key contributor to the success and growth of the firm.We help you be the best professional you can be in our services, industries and markets.Achieve your personal goals outside of the office and make an impact on your community.Earn your CPA DesignationAt BDO, we are committed to the success of students pursuing their CPA designation. We provide pre-approved programs across our 100+ offices, mentorship and support, reimbursement of exam fees, enrollment in Canada’s leading CFE prep course, and flexible options for study leave in order for you to be successful.Giving back, it adds up: Where company meets community.BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives. We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community.Total rewards that matter: We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution. We provide flexible benefits from day one, and a market leading personal time off policy.We are committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours, and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle.Everyone counts: We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us. Ready to make your mark at BDO? Click “Apply now” to send your up-to-date resume to one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists.To explore other opportunities at BDO, check out our careers page.