BDO Senior Accountant in London, 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:

The London office of BDO Canada LLP has a fantastic opportunity for the right person as a Senior Accountant to support the growing Assurance and Accounting needs of our office. The Senior Accountant will have the opportunity to lead and assist with the execution of engagements of various sizes, mentor future leaders and provide accounting advice to clients in several industries. The successful candidate must lead by example, and have a combination of technical, interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills. This will be a progressive position with opportunities for advancement and specialization in areas of interest to the selected candidate.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

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

  • Responsible for carrying out Assurance & Accounting engagements and projects (may include preparation of statutory accounts, due diligence, capital raising, and tax returns) according to Firm and regulatory standards for clients in a variety of businesses and non-profit enterprises

  • Auditing financial statements of business clients as a team member

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

  • Working cooperatively and effectively with other staff members

  • Complete additional projects or related duties as required

  • Travel to other BDO Offices in the area to assist with work as needed

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge:

  • A University degree or College diploma

  • A Canadian professional accounting designation or be working towards completing accredited hours

  • A minimum of two (2) years of public accounting experience including auditing and the preparation of personal and corporate tax returns

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Solid oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

  • Experience with Caseware and TaxPrep an asset

  • Proficiency with MS Office

Why Work for BDO?

  • BDO is the 5th largest accounting and advisory firm in the world

  • At BDO we consider our people to be our most valuable asset; we offer competitive salaries, a flexible benefits package and a matching RRSP option

  • BDO offers flexible work arrangements

  • Opportunity to work with like-minded individuals to support career development

  • On-going training and educational opportunities (Internal and external courses are available both at a National and Local office level)

  • CPA recognized Professional Development opportunities (we host WebEx’s, regular conference calls, assurance updates, regular in-house training, etc)

  • BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives, FCC’s “Drive Away Hunger”, Children’s Miracle Network and United Way

Our Vision:

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


System ID: 2016-4031

Job Type (EN): Full Time

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