Senior Accountant

ASSURANCE
Overview

About the Role

Are you a people person who is ready for a career in accounting and is ready for collaboration, support and growth in your career? Do you love working independently but know you have a supportive team to back you? Do you want to provide your input and know you are respected and heard?

If you answered yes to these questions, then NVS Professional Corporation may be the place for you. We have been in operation for 20 years in Markham, Ontario, and most recently, we have expanded into Barrie, Ontario. Our clients are in many industry sectors, and our collective passion and expertise retain and naturally expand our client base. Our knowledge, insight and expertise assist with their growth. We are indispensable partners for our clients, and that’s the way we like it. Their success is our success. In its simplest form, keeping clients abreast of the status of their files and communicating effectively is expected. Our clients must trust us implicitly and know that our work is kept in the strictest confidence, and everything we do is in their best interest.

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Our work is challenging. We love it and expect it. We help each other, so we never feel alone. Everyone at NVS has a voice that is heard. We collaborate at all levels. As a Senior Accountant-Assurance, you will have the opportunity to grow your skills and mentor those who are learning. You will also have the support of your team, your direct leader, and the Firm partners. Our team’s development is crucial for our success, and to encourage that, everyone has a mentor.

It goes without saying, but we’ll say it anyway, accuracy is vital. The desire to develop yourself and others is a way of life for us, continually evolving to be better at what we do and being humble in the process.

If you are excited to learn, grow and evolve your career in a super supportive environment, you should apply for this role.

Responsibilities

Let's Get Specific

Independently prepare working papers and financial statements for Audit Engagements, Review Engagements, and Compilation Engagements.

Completing the planning tasks for Review Engagements, including planning memo, planning forms, time budget preparation, etc.

File completion for Review Engagements, including the guide and relevant checklists and budget to actual analysis.

Completing the required note disclosure and year-end letters for Review Engagements, including engagement, independence, representation, legal, etc.

Completing difficult Review Engagements with little to no guidance.

Acts as an in-charge, in leading engagements; including planning out field work dates with the clients, and proactively coordinating the communications between the teams, clients, consultants and managers/partners.

Independently preparing the complex sections of an Audit Engagement.

Independently preparing level 3-4 corporate tax returns.

Promptly identifying significant audit or accounting issues for discussion with the Manager, Senior Manager and/or Partner.

Poses credible solutions to issues that have been identified; including write-up of memos for the file and preparing working papers required accordingly.

Conducting a self-review of own working papers and financial statement prior to submitting to Manager.

Conducting reviews of the team’s working papers prior to submitting them to the Manager.

Delegating sections of the file to junior staff members based on their knowledge, experience, and capabilities and ensures that staff are properly supervised during completion of each procedure.

Preparing detailed budgets for assurance engagement files and ensuring that the budgets are adhered to accordingly; Any deviations from budgets are to be discussed with managers and partners accordingly.

Coaching staff by providing support and development and by conducting performance evaluations, if deemed appropriate assurance practices at the firm.

Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Skillset and Education

  • Be a graduate of a University Accounting Program or equivalent
  • Have successfully completed CFE
  • Have 2 years of experience in a public accounting Firm
  • Have Advanced knowledge and application of general accounting principles (GAAP), IFRS, ASPE, ASNPO, and Canadian Auditing Standards
  • Have the ability to proficiently draft client documents from templates
  • We believe in using technology to its fullest, so demonstrated proficiency with MS Office, with the ability to create advanced formulas, VLOOKUP, pivot tables, sum ifs, and data analytics, and proficiency with Caseware, CaseView, Jazzit, and Taxprep.

Expectations

  • Promptly identify significant issues for discussion with the Manager and/or Partner
  • Bring an inquisitive mindset and pose credible solutions to issues
  • Ensure that all queries and outstanding points have been cleared satisfactorily
  • Critically review your work before submitting it to your Manager


We have terrific career rewards with our compensation, benefits, work-life, career development
programs.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities for persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available at all stages of the recruitment process, at the candidate’s request.

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If you have the experience and desire to work at NVS Professional Corporation, we are excited to receive your resume. Please send along with a cover letter to lotte@nvsca.ca or complete this form.