BDO Senior Accountant in Fort Frances, Ontario

BDO. Because relationships matter.

There are many world-class accounting firms. 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

BDO Canada’s Fort Frances office is seeking a Senior Accountant to join their growing team. 2016 CFE finalists, newly designated CPA and/or experienced Senior Accountants will be considered.

As the successful candidate, you will develop your professional accounting career while receiving unparalleled mentorship from our industry experts. Your sound technical knowledge of tax and assurance concepts will ensure that we continue to effectively deliver exceptional service to our clients, government agencies, partners and staff – demonstrating drive, integrity and passion for our clients and practice.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of financial statements and tax returns in accordance with Firm standards for clients in a variety of businesses and non-profit enterprises

  • Conducting audits on small to medium sized organizations in a variety of industries

  • Auditing financial statements of business clients as a team member or audit senior

  • Effective communication with our clients, government agencies and with our partners and staff

  • Keeping partners and other team members informed, on an ongoing basis, of progress and significant issues

  • Providing advice and training to other staff members

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

  • Professional Accounting Designation required

  • 3-5 years of Public accounting experience is required, including audit experience

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Results oriented

  • Proficiency with MS Office (including Word and Excel)

  • Previous experience with an accounting or tax program such as Caseware or Taxprep an asset

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines

Our Vision

One Firm engaged to make a difference through valued relationships with our people, clients and communities.

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System ID: 2016-4039

Job Type (EN): Full Time

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries) (EN): Accounting and Auditing Services