Staff accountant- Full Time

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A growing accounting firm, located in the south end of Ottawa is looking to hire a full time employee. They are looking for an employee who will stay with the company for a long time. Reporting to the senior accountant and the director, you will be responsible for the following tasks: 

- prepare compilation engagements by creating required working paper files, financial statements and corporate tax returns
- post entries from source documents using accounting software
- prepare payroll using accounting software
- prepare required government remittances and returns
- prepare monthly bank reconciliations
- prepare draft financial statements and reports for discussion and review with senior personnel
- maintain adequate working papers and accounting files, ensuring required documentation is on file
- prepare personal income tax returns and accompanying schedules
- assist senior personnel by completing assigned projects

Job Qualifications

- minimum two years work experience preparing compilation engagements
- minimum two years work experience in accounting/bookkeeping
- minimum two years work experience preparing personal and corporate income tax returns and accompanying schedules using tax software
- must be able to work independently with attention to detail and accuracy
- must have the ability to multitask and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
- must be mature and professional and have great written and verbal communication skills, as you will be dealing with staff and clients
- must be organized and willing to learn
- must be able to meet deadline


Computer Skills:

- Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and Outlook
- Accounting Software: Experience with Simply Accounting and QuickBooks
- Tax Software: TaxPrep or tax preparation software
- Working Paper Software: CCH Engagement or CaseWare


Salary: $15-18/hr depending on your experience

Full-time, permanent role

Paid leave from December 23 to January 2 of every year

Paid vacation and statutory holidays

Free parking available

Nice, clean work environment (snacks and beverages provided)


Work hours: Monday to Friday (9:00am - 5:00pm)


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