Audit Assistant

Audit Assistant

Audit & Advisory Team

Location: Toronto
Audit Assistant
Permanent Full-Time Role

Reporting to: Partner

Position Summary:

This position will provide senior level administrative support services to a Partner within the Audit & Advisory team of Crowe Soberman. The Audit Assistant supports the Partner, and their team, in organizing the workflow, supporting the organization of the file, and in managing communication of the client in addition to other administrative tasks. The candidate must be proactive, outgoing and should be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment, which requires a team-player approach.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide senior level administrative support to Partners, Managers & Professional staff
  • Prepare for year end by creating Caseware files for new clients, rolling forward Caseware files and tax returns, drafting engagement letters, making sure comparative figures in financial statements agree with issued prior year financial statements
  • Importing trial balances
  • Preparing T4 & T5 returns and NIL returns
  • Perform lock down and documentation procedures for all audit files
  • Process client related charges for financial statements and T2 charges. 
  • Keep track of upcoming client year ends and monitor deadlines
  • Follow up client-signed forms and statements.
  • Format, edit and assemble financial statements and related correspondence
  • Print/assemble tax packages and process e-returns
  • Conduct quality review (accuracy, completeness, appearance) of outgoing correspondence

Other Responsibilities:

  • Organize and coordinate internal & external meetings, etc.
  • Organize and coordinate T1 processing review requests from Canada Revenue Agency
  • Organize client gift baskets, and other client relations initiatives, working with marketing as required
  • Maintain up-to-date contact information and directories for Partners
  • Assist and coordinate with the Partner or Senior Manager on various client-related projects
  • Assist partners and managers with client meeting presentations as required
  • Liaise with Canada Revenue Agency on various client issues
  • Prepare expense reports
  • Other administrative duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • University degree/College Diploma
  • 2-4 years administrative experience
  • Experience working in a professional office environment
  • Must have extensive experience dealing with professionals of all levels
  • Previous experience with Caseware, Caseview, and Taxprep is considered an asset
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook
  • Must be able to work with numbers
  • Ability to understand basic accounting
  • Well organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated with strong prioritizing and follow-up skills
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and able to liaise with clients, staff and outside parties
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven editing and proof-reading skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with input from many stakeholders
  • Ability to cope in a deadline-driven environment
  • Available to work overtime, when required

Key Competencies:

  • Highly organized
  • Positive attitude and flexible
  • Problem solving
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Client service
  • Ethics
  • Judgment
  • Initiative
  • Strong attention to detail

Located in the heart of mid-town Toronto, we offer a convenient work location that is accessible by public transit.  We offer a competitive compensation package that commensurate with your experience. To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter and resume to hr@crowesoberman.com. To learn more about our Firm, please visit the careers section of our website.

Crowe Soberman LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minority group members. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process, please advise us in advance.

We thank all applicants who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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