Senior Accountant

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Are you a CPA with an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in private enterprise? Harbourside CPA (formerly Akeroyd Leung Amlani) is looking for a Senior Accountant to join our established and growing public practice firm in downtown Vancouver!

Harbourside CPA is looking for an experienced accountant with an interest in supporting small to medium-sized private businesses. You are a natural leader, committed to delivering high-quality service with high-performance results. You take charge of projects, confidently navigating competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment. With an entrepreneurial spirit, you want to be a leader and grow your career in a fun, inclusive, and established firm that is supportive of career advancements and opportunities.

About Harbourside CPA

Harbourside CPA is a Vancouver-based Chartered Professional Accountants public practice firm providing quality audit and assurance, tax, estate planning, and advisory services. We have a wide foundation of clients spanning many different industries. Our client base consists of individuals, entrepreneurs, public companies, private companies, and charities and non-for profits. Our mission is to provide clients with the personal and unique care that each is entitled to. We are in the people business first, developing trusting relationships to understand the full scope of each client’s diverse needs.

Your Key Responsibilities

Reporting to Managers, Senior Managers, and Partners, you will be working with a wide range of clients, providing a personal approach to advisory for small to mid-size businesses. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing compilation and review engagements
  • Reviewing files, tax returns, elections, and other projects in your core areas of expertise
  • Leading engagements, tax projects, and monitor client deadlines
  • Providing accounting and tax advisory services to clients
  • Assisting with a small number of private company audit engagements
  • Preparing complex T1 and T2 corporate tax returns
  • Mentoring junior to senior accounting team
  • Managing the firm’s engagements and filing deadlines
  • Working directly with partners on technical tax compliance and tax planning engagements
  • Developing and presenting training seminars to the staff

Your Qualifications

You have previous public practice experience and are willing to ‘roll up your sleeves’ and mentor your co-workers. You possess strong technical accounting and tax knowledge and are comfortable learning new systems and technology. Your qualifications include:

  • You have at least 3 years of public practice experience, working with small to mid-sized businesses;
  • You have completed a Bachelors’ Degree and are in pursuit of the CPA designation (or recently designated);
  • You are proficient with Caseware, Taxprep, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks Online, and Sage;
  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and have experience interacting with clients in a positive and professional manner;
  • You are very organized, punctual, detail-oriented and able to fluidly prioritize tasks;
  • You work with deliberate speed and accuracy, without requiring active supervision;
  • You are friendly, personable and able to build positive working relationships with your co-workers and clients;
  • You have the ability to exercise good judgment in recognizing scope of authority of engagements and projects and protecting confidential information;
  • You work well in teams and are supportive of the growth and development of your team members;
  • You have a strong desire to learn and the ability to take initiative and to be proactive.

Your Benefits

We invest in our people, support their growth through mentorship, professional development, and education opportunities. We strive to offer a work-life balance, creating a culture that is people-focused and fun. Here are some of the benefits you can expect as part of our team:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Paid overtime (or time off in lieu)
  • Generous paid time off
  • Great downtown location near Coal Harbour
  • Flexible work hours around tax season
  • Ability to work from remote locations through a Cloud Network
  • Work from home encouraged due to COVID-19
  • Continued professional development
  • Opportunities to grow and learn from partners focused in tax, audit and advisory
  • Comprehensive health, medical and dental benefits
  • Education reimbursement
  • Quarterly team building
  • Fun, inclusive & relaxed office culture with frequent team activities

Are you interested in joining our growing public practice firm? Apply today by submitting your resume & cover letter!

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