Accountant (Assurance)

Locations: Ottawa

We’re looking for an Accountant in Assurance to join a leading boutique accounting firm in Ottawa. If you’re looking for a great workplace and excellent career advancement opportunities, this is it.

Mirroring the dedicated relationship we have built over the years with our clientele, your success is our success. At Crowe BGK, we are ready to invest in your capabilities to advance our own. We have been bettering businesses, guiding them towards greater success, since 1950. Our affiliation with Crowe Global gives us borderless access to accounting expertise. In 70 years, the space we occupy has changed drastically. One thing remains constant, though.  Crowe BGK is a people-first accounting firm by design, and that will never change. We offer professionals direct access to partners, a diverse clientele and the opportunity to work on files from A to Z.

Position Summary:

We are currently looking for an experienced Accountant in Assurance to supervise the preparation of review and compilation engagement files with some exposure to audit.

Position Profile:

  • Preparation of financial statements and tax returns in accordance with Firm standards for clients in a variety of owner managed businesses and non-profit enterprises
  • Plan and oversee the fieldwork for reviews of small to medium sized organizations in a variety of industries
  • Supervise the preparation of financial statements of business clients and being the leader on mandates, reviewing work of accounting team and completion of complex portions of the file
  • 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 supervision and training to other staff members and completion of performance evaluations
  • Provide accounting and tax compliance services to private clients for compilation and review engagements

Benefits for Professionals:

Our benefits are carefully curated to help you excel both in and out of the office. At Crowe BGK we offer our professionals not just the tools, but the support they need to succeed.

All full-time staff have access to:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health and Dental Plan
  • Travel Insurance
  • Life, AD&D, Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Parking or Public Transport Reimbursement
  • Course Reimbursement
  • Annual Dues and Professional Liability Insurance
  • Commission on New Business
  • In-house Professional Development Opportunities
  • Employee Referral Bonus


  • CPA Designation is required
  • 1-3 years of public accounting experience is preferred, with emphasis on assurance experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong commitment to professional client service excellence
  • Excellent interpersonal relations and demonstrated ability to work with others effectively in teams
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, Adobe, Caseware, Caseview and Taxprep
  • Strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to lead client engagements and interact efficiently and effectively with clients
  • Remain current and knowledgeable on trending topics in accounting and assurance
  • Highly motivated individual with a desire for growth

We maintain an inclusive and equal opportunity working environment so that every Crowe BGK professional can fulfill their evolving potential. Our open-door policy, mentor program and community involvement work to create meaningful relationships, build networks and expand your professional horizons while giving back to our local community. Engage with your potential-self and continue pushing it forward; join Crowe BGK.

We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran’s status or any other legally-protected factors. Please advise the Recruiter if you require accommodation throughout the selection process. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all candidates for their interest and we will only be contacting those that we are interested in pursuing.