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Senior Audit Associate
Scālae Burlington, ON

Senior Audit Associate

Burlington, ON
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $70,000 to $90,000 Yearly
  • Medical , Dental , Life Insurance
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job Description:

Skills - Must Have:

  • CPA designation or written CFE
  • Must be able to work at the Burlington office (1-3 days a week)
  • Must have public practice accounting experience at a CPA firm

Purpose of the Position

As a Senior Audit Associate, you will manage larger and more complex engagements and continue to advance your technical knowledge. You will continue to have increased exposure within the firm and externally through elevated client interactions. The role will involve developing and maintaining outstanding client relationships, ensuring the “Ultimate Client Experience” is provided, and showcasing your leadership qualities through the mentoring, coaching, and training of other team members.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

  • Perform a lead role in completion of audits and review engagements of financial statements for private businesses including preparation of corporate income tax returns adhering to industry standards and guidelines
  • Independently complete compilation engagements including preparation of corporate income tax returns
  • Research accounting issues in accordance with ASPE and ASNFPO and make recommendations on proposed accounting treatment
  • Manage competing deadlines for multiple partners and managers while providing quality service to clients
  • Provide guidance to junior team members
  • Show ongoing progress to the achievement of the competencies for your level

What you offer:

  • CPA, CA (Audit) Designation
  • Minimum one year at a Senior level OR two years at the Intermediate level of public accounting experience for a variety of industries, preferably in a small to mid-sized firm
  • Knowledge of Accounting Standards for private enterprises
  • Demonstrated technical accounting skills and research capabilities
  • Strong client service and communication skills
  • Self motivated, results driven
  • Proficient using CaseView/CaseWare and TaxPrep software
  • Strong knowledge of various Excel functions
  • Experience using QuickBooks or Simply Accounting
  • Demonstrate ability to use Document Management Tools
  • Confident in ability to manage working in a high-stress environment with competing priorities, demanding deadlines, and interruptions.
  • Owns transportation as travel will be required.

Working Conditions:

  • Sits at a desk for prolonged periods and works on a computer.
  • Works effectively within an open concept environment with distractions (phones, conversations etc.).

Job Function: Accounting

Reporting To: Audit Manager

Team Size To Manage: 3



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