Junior Bookkeeper – Kingston

  • Company:
    Baker Tilly
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    14 hours ago
  • Category:
    Everything Else

Job Description

A leading, independent audit, tax and advisory firm, based in Vancouver and Toronto, Baker Tilly WM LLP, is uniquely placed to address our clients’ needs successfully. Drawing on well-trained teams, across a variety of disciplines, we ensure the alignment of our professional’s skills and experience with client requirements, resulting in exceptional service and business outcomes.

Our 20 partners and over 160 professional staff, offer a full spectrum of business services including audit and accounting, tax, business valuations, litigation support, corporate finance, transfer pricing, information technology, insolvency and restructuring. We serve domestic and foreign corporate groups, professionals and not-for-profit organizations across a wide range of industries, including: automotive, manufacturing, retail, technology, financial services, hospitality and tourism, real estate, construction, entertainment and health care.

Outside our two offices, we also draw on the specialty services provided by partners from the 24 firms across Baker Tilly Canada. While we are locally invested and nationally connected, we are also globally capable as the Canadian representatives of Baker Tilly International.

As an independent member of Baker Tilly International, we provide both national and international service with access to more than 33,600 professionals in 147 countries. This offers you the best of both worlds.

For an inside look of what Baker Tilly WM LLP is all about, follow our Instagram account @BakerTillyWM!

We are currently recruiting for a talented Junior Bookkeeper to join our Audit & Accounting team for our Toronto office! This versatile role will involve working remotely with a number of our staff and clients. 

Daily duties include but not limited to the following:

  • Maintain accounting records using accounting software on a daily basis (i.e. preparing and posting journal entries, reconciling all the responsible accounts, maintaining the general ledgers on a timely manner)
  • Record bank daily transactions and reconcile bank and credit card accounts
  • Reconcile general ledger on a timely basis
  • Assist all other departments and provide cost analysis reports upon request
  • Prepare monthly profit and loss reports, balance sheet, and aging accounts detail
  • Reconciliation of trust accounts
  • Full cycle bookkeeping duties for a block of client accounts
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, tax filings (HST, WSIB, T4, installments, RST, ROEs)
  • Travel to and working at the client's location when required
  • Frequent communication with clients, responding to questions, concerns, and requests
  • Onboarding new clients, setting up new QuickBooks files
  • Occasional meetings with clients to review statements, any questions and troubleshoot any issues
  • Preparation of year-end packages for accountants, i.e. preparing a trial balance, adjusting entries, reconciling accounts

A successful candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping
  • Knowledge of accounting software (i.e. Quickbooks, Sage) would be an asset
  • Knowledge of TaxPrep program would be an asset
  • Insurance Broker experience would be an asset
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in an environment requiring discretion and confidentiality
  • Completion of Accounting Diploma or equivalent
  • Strong academic achievement
  • Outstanding communication skills (written and verbal), able to effectively interface with personnel at all levels
  • Professional and friendly manner
  • Positive attitude and desire to help others
  • Great attention to detail 
  • Results oriented with the ability to complete assignments on time and management multiple priorities concurrently
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Excellent judgment and problem solving skills
  • Previous experience in an accounting role would be an asset
  • Highly proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Fluent English skills (written and verbal)

Location: Kingston, ON K7M 8M8

Note: Baker Tilly WM LLP is a member of Baker Tilly Canada Cooperative, which is a member of the global network of Baker Tilly International Limited. All members of Baker Tilly Canada Cooperative and Baker Tilly International Limited are separate and independent legal entities.