Senior Accountant

Location: Kelowna, British Columbia
Crowe MacKay LLP’s Kelowna office is seeking a qualified full time Senior Accountant to join our team. The successful candidate will be a designated accountant, public practice career-focused individual who is excited to join a growth-oriented, entrepreneurial firm wanting to further develop their accounting and taxation skills. This will be a progressive position with opportunities for professional development and advancement.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct compilation, review, audit, bookkeeping and tax engagements
  • Prepare financial statements and corresponding notes
  • Prepare and/or review personal and corporate tax returns
  • Prepare year-end tax forms (T4s and T5s)
  • Apply knowledge of Accounting Standards for Private Enterprise (ASPE)
  • Investigate and correct discrepancies/ irregularities in financial entries, documents and reports
  • Respond to client questions and queries
  • Raise identified technical issues with manager or engagement partner
  • Update manager or engagement partner on the progress of engagements
  • Prepare professional correspondence, technical reports, client summaries and presentations outlining findings, facts and highlights resulting from the client engagement
  • Collaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlines
  • Work with accounting software and provide support to clients
  • Develop and maintain relationships with client management
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Crowe MacKay’s services, businesses and industry
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
  • Raise awareness of Crowe MacKay in the community 
  • Lead engagement teams while coaching and mentoring junior team members
     

Qualifications

  • CPA designation or actively pursuing their CPA designation
  • Sound knowledge of the CPA Canada Handbook, review procedures and tax compliance
  • 2+ years’ experience in public accounting
  • Familiar with CaseWare, Microsoft Office and Tax Prep 
  • An innovative thinker, comfortable in a team and client-focused environment
  • Self-starter, able to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal, technical and communication skills, written and verbal
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Strong commitment to excellence and attention to detail
  • Able to interact with clients, co-workers, Managers and Partners
  • Able to prioritize workloads, meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Values teamwork, client/customer service, professionalism, community involvement, personal and professional growth

Company Overview

Our Kelowna office specializes in audits, bookkeeping, tax services and financial consulting for a diverse group of industries including: aviation, technology and innovation, wineries, health care professionals and owner-managed businesses. We are a dynamic firm with a commitment to creating an environment for success, both for our team and our clients.

Your Journey at Crowe MacKay

At Crowe MacKay, you have the opportunity to deliver innovative solutions to today’s complex business issues. We strive to provide a range of financial services to a diverse array of business. Our business has grown to nine offices in northern and western Canada not only because we deliver consistently exceptional service, but because we attract employees at all levels who are passionate about their work and have been recognized as an employer of choice. With over 50 years of expertise we continue to create lasting value. Come grow with us! 

To Apply

Send us your cover letter outlining why you believe you are our successful candidate along with a copy of your resume via email to Kel.Resume@crowemackay.ca with Senior Accountant in the subject line. 

Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Crowe MacKay is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Our Benefits

At Crowe MacKay, we know that great people are what make a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package.

Learn more about what working at Crowe MacKay can do for you.

More About Crowe MacKay

Crowe MacKay is committed to giving back to the communities in which we live and work. Not only are we involved in charitable organizations as a firm, but we support and encourage our employees to volunteer in their communities as well. We firmly believe that a strong community creates endless opportunities for education, employment, and increased quality of living. Crowe MacKay services clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 130 countries around the world.