Our client, a large and progressive independent local firm offering a full range of professional accounting services, is currently seeking a talented Senior Staff Accountant to join their dynamic team in St. John’s, Newfoundland on a full-time permanent basis. The ideal candidate is an exemplary client-facing professional with an ability to succeed in a deadline-based and highly confidential work environment. 

Responsibilities

• Develop and maintain effective and positive working relationships with a diverse client base 
• Utilize understanding of complex accounting principles to identify issues and potential solutions for each client 
• Audit and review engagement files 
• Prepare corporate and trust income tax returns 
• Canadian personal income tax preparation 
• Work within time budgets, monitor progress, and meet deadlines 
• Provide support to various other client service engagements 
• Engage in effective multi-level communication with clients and government agencies along with partners and staff to ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction and firm productivity 
• Other duties as assigned  

Qualifications
• Completion of a CA, CMA, or CGA designation with 1-3 years of experience (public accounting experience considered a strong asset) 
• Strong ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment. The successful candidate will be working with a group of very experienced accounting, auditing, and tax team members.  
• Entrepreneurial spirit with a key ability to show initiative and a desire to be challenged constantly 
• Demonstrate superior work ethic, along with having a strong focus for the growth of the business 
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills 
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to develop long lasting client relationships 
• Accustomed and comfortable with working within strict government driven deadlines without exception

Our client offers a challenging, dynamic, and progressive environment with a very competitive compensation package that includes a comprehensive benefits plan, employer matched pension contribution, employer-paid membership fees, and opportunities for advancement into management roles.

If interested in this fantastic opportunity, please apply in confidence to:

Mark LeMoine| mark@jumpcareers.ca 
Jump Career Solutions Inc.|www.jumpcareers.ca

Job details

  • Functional area
    Accounting / Finance
  • Salary
    55000.0000
  • Location
    St. John's
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