Associate Audit & Accounting

Full Time Permanent in Banking and Finance Email Job
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  • Job ID 13927

Job Description

Position Summary: The Associate, Audit and Accounting will provide technical support on audit and review engagements in various industries. The associate will work on several sections of any particular assignment and support the Senior Associate and Manager, in the timely completion of engagements.

Responsibilities:
• Assist in planning and fieldwork for review and audit engagements
• Understand the types of risks and identify issues associated with assigned sections
• Maintain a strong understanding of clients’ business and needs; proactively anticipate and respond promptly to client queries
• Perform procedures and in-depth analysis and promptly communicate findings with the engagement team
• Draft financial statements as per firm policies
• Draft corporate tax returns for large and small companies
• Work within approved budgets and deadlines
• Travel to assigned client locations
• Assist managers and partners on special engagements
Qualifications/Experience:
• Completion of degree from an accredited university in accounting or commerce
• Pursuing the Canadian CPA designation
• Experience in public accounting is strongly preferred
• Strong knowledge of ASPE and IFRS standards
• Knowledge of accounting and tax software including Caseware/Caseview, TaxPrep and MS Excel is an asset
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work in a team environment and maintain strong client relationships
• Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
• Must have a strong commitment to quality
• Must have access to and ability to arrange for use of reliable modes of transportation to client locations
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