Senior Accountant – Public Practice (HRPP0523)

St. John's, NL
Posted 1 month ago

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HR Project Partners is currently recruiting a Senior Accountant – Public Practice on behalf of our Client. The ideal applicant would have proven experience in taking responsibility for full-cycle accounting processes, policies, and systems.

This position is located in St. John’s, NL. This is a full-time, permanent position and relocation is required for non-local candidates.

• Assist with providing accounting services to small or large corporations in various areas of finance;
• Prepare files and financial statements (NTR, Review and Audit engagements);
• Utilize financial records to properly fill out clients’ corporate tax returns (T2);
• Prepare T1s and when necessary, prepare T3, T4, T5 and GST/HST returns;
• Maintenance and review of Client financial records;
• Complete audits of accounts for errors, misinformation, fraud, and overspending;
• Maintain familiarity with tax laws concerning clients’ professions or businesses;
• Communicate with clients, and discusses clients’ financial records with government auditors or Revenue Service officials, while also handling Canada Revenue Agency issues as they occur; and
• Support the answering of phones, mail distribution and other administrative duties.

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration;
• Minimum 3-7 years of relevant work experience in public accounting;
• CPA designation;
• Experience preparing T1s, T2s, and year-end working paper files (NTR, Review and Audit engagements);
• Previous experience working in a fast pace environment;
• Experience working with Sage, Quickbooks, Caseware, Jazzit, and Profile; and
• Proficient with software packages such as MS Office (Excel and Word).

• Fast learner with strong research skills;
• Outstanding customer service skills with a commitment to standards of excellence;
• Strong organizational and planning skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities;
• Collaborative work style and strong work ethic;
• Detail oriented and accurate data input skills.
• Ability to work independently with little direction;
• Possess strong written and verbal communication skills; and
• Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to forecast, analyze and work under pressure.

HR Project Partners Inc. (HRPP) is a Human Resources consulting company offering various services in Human Resources, both to individuals and to companies. One of those services is recruitment for companies on a provincial and national basis.

HR Project Partners is an equal opportunity employer.

Please apply directly to this job posting. For questions regarding the position, please feel free to email While HR Project Partners appreciates all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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