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Senior Accountant About:

GTA Accounting Professional Corporation is a mid-sized CPA Accounting Firm whose clients are predominantly private enterprises from various industries. The firm’s primary focus is building lasting client relationships through which we advise on a range of diverse business issues, in addition to providing core accounting and assurance and tax compliance services.

The Senior Accountant role reports directly to a Partner and requires a minimum of 5 years of public accounting experience, with preferably the CPA designation or at least pursuing it. This role requires strong analytical and problem-solving skills, a team-oriented approach and the ability to work independently, strong client communication skills, as well as the ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and deadlines.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparation of corporate tax returns, US and Canadian

  • Preparation of personal tax returns, US and Canadian

  • Estate Returns & SRED claim returns

  • On-Site meetings with Corporate Clients

  • Knowledge of tax planning for shareholder remuneration

  • Knowledge of tax planning for associated groups including inter-company transactions

Notice to reader engagements

  • Preparation of working paper files with a high level of complexity

  • Process files with a significant number of complex journal entries

  • Preparation of complete financial statements with minimal changes required

  • Knowledge of accounting for investment transactions

  • Correspond directly with client staff to obtain required information

  • Follow up on any inquiries from Supervisor, Manager or Partner

  • Provide guidance to junior and intermediate staff

  • Liaise with client staff during an engagement

software skills

  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)

  • Adobe Acrobat XI Pro

  • Caseware/Caseview Working Papers

  • Cantax - T1, T2, and Forms

  • QuickBooks, Xero, HubDoc, Wave Accounting

  • CCH Document Manager

  • CCH ProSystem Fx Tax® for US Taxes

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • CPA designation preferred

  • 5+ years of public accounting experience

Salary

  • $70,000 to $90,000 gross annual salary

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