BDO Senior Accountant in Barrie, 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:

We are seeking a qualified Senior Accountant in our Assurance and Accounting department to join our growing team. This position will be located in our Barrie office.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning and carrying out work related to Assurance & Accounting and income tax engagements

  • Ability to prepare and complete working papers, financial statements and tax returns according to Firm and regulatory standards for clients in a variety of owner managed businesses and non-profit enterprises.

  • Delegate, review and revise similar work by less experienced staff members.

  • Draft reports and responses to client queries for partner and manager review.

  • Build effective working relationships with client contacts, and respond effectively to client requests and suggestions related to the engagement.

  • May assist with the financial management of assignments/projects.

  • Identify process improvements for future assignments and share their knowledge and experience with other team members, including less experienced staff.

  • Participate in new business development initiatives through preparation of materials for new business presentations and meetings, writing proposals, etc.

  • Identify new business opportunities with existing clients.

  • Complete additional ad-hoc duties or assignments as required.

  • Support the vision of the Firm by ensuring the demonstration of our BDO Values and Expectations.

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge:

  • Professional designation required (CA, CMA, CGA or CPA).

  • A minimum of 1 year post designation experience is preferred.

  • Possess experience and expertise in area of Assurance & Accounting.

  • Advanced knowledge of accounting policies and assurance techniques

  • Advanced computer skills in Caseware, Caseview, and Taxprep.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to prioritize workloads and the flexibility to manage multiple tasks and consistently meet client deadlines.

  • High values in teamwork, client/customer service and professionalism.

  • Able to work on an A&A team within a group cluster of BDO offices.

  • This role may require some travel to other offices and/or client sites.

Our Vision

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

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System ID: 2017-4645

Job Type (EN): Full Time

Years of Experience: 3

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

External Company URL: www.bdo.ca