North Burnaby Accounting firm looking for a full-time, permanent, mature, junior Staff Accountant.  Preference given to CGA students  who plan to continue to completion.  We are a small-medium CGA firm with a small amount of audits, some US engagements, trusts, a large amount of T1s and other files.  We are a looking for a CGA student junior file preparer to complement us.
Job duties include:

  • Bookkeeping (including bank reconciliations and payroll)
  • Working paper File preparation
  • Tax preparation – both personal and corporate

Skills Required:

  • Enrolled in the CGA program
  • Above average knowledge of MS word and Excel
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure and handle multiple deadlines
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must be a team player, but able to work independently with little hand-holding
  • Must have excellent English skills, both written and oral
  • Must enjoy doing what you are doing and be able to meet a multitude of deadlines
  • Must have working knowledge of Caseware, Caseview, QuickBooks, Simply Accounting, MYOB and Profile Tax software

Previous accounting experience is preferred; we are able to train beyond that.  We are a small, professional yet laid back office; punctuality and good communication skills are a must.
Hours are 37.5 per week (May – January); longer hours during tax season (February – April).  We provide benefits after probationary period is met.
Email with a cover email and your CV in Word or .pdf or fax to (604) 291-0264.  No phone calls please.
This position is available starting May 2012, phone interviews will commence in April.