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Senior Accountant - 18823

Edmonton, AB | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 04/08/2024 Category: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 18823 Pay Rate: Negotiable

Job Description

Our client, a prominent Chartered Professional Accounting firm operating in various regions of Northern and Western Canada, is on the lookout for a Senior Accountant to join their team in Edmonton, Alberta. This role reports to the Partners and will involve contributing to a range of Assurance & Accounting tasks within a supportive and growth-oriented environment.

 Senior Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Execution of year-end engagements and preparation of personal/corporate tax returns.
  • Planning and implementation of Assurance & Accounting and income tax engagements.
  • Crafting financial statements in adherence to accounting standards.
  • Establishing and nurturing productive client relationships.
  • Responsiveness to client inquiries and recommendations pertaining to engagements.
  • Conducting financial statement audits.
  • Drafting reports and responding to client queries under managerial supervision.
  • Facilitating ongoing communication among partners and team members regarding progress and significant issues.
The successful candidate has:
  • CPA designation.
  • 2-3 years experience in public accounting.
  • Proficiency in accounting standards.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.
  • Team-oriented mindset with a client-centric approach.
  • Commitment to excellence and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Community-oriented outlook.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
  • Familiarity with industries supported by the firm is advantageous.
  • Excellent technical skills, including knowledge of CaseWare, CaseView, TaxPrep, and Microsoft Office (preferred).
Compensation and benefits:
  • Hybrid work model.
  • Flexible work hours with Fridays off from August to Mid-October.
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Overtime pay.
  • Generous vacation allowance.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits.
  • Ongoing mentorship opportunities.
  • Paid volunteer programs and initiatives.
  • Professional development support.
  • Participation in annual conferences.
  • Wellness program and access to on-site fitness facilities.
  • Commuter discounts.
Only candidates already eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


Meet Your Recruiter

Lindie De Gouveia
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Accounting & Finance

With 8 years of experience in agency recruiting and 15 years working in corporate roles, Lindie has sat on both sides of the table, giving her a deep understanding of the needs and challenges of her clients. Drawing on her expertise as a Branch Manager in a nationally recognized recruitment agency, combined with hands-on experience in finance and risk management, she specializes in the placement of accounting and finance professionals in Alberta.

Having managed staff of her own, Lindie has a demonstrated ability to build, manage and motivate high-performing teams—and now helps her clients do the same. She is highly detail-oriented, which shines through in her incisive questions to clients and the precision of her interviewing and job matching skills. She appreciates the dynamic nature of recruitment, including adapting to her clients’ evolving needs and the ever-changing job market.

Lindie made the move to Canada from South Africa in 2023. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in Business Management and Industrial Psychology, further enriching her ability to understand the human dynamics involved in recruitment, including personality ‘fit’ in the workplace. Outside of work, she keeps active with her teenager, balancing school, sports and outdoor activities.

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