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Junior Tax Staff Position - accounting/finance

JobPosting
City: Ottawa-hull-gatineau
Date: 08 Nov 2019
Category: Accounting & Finance

Job Description

CAN-US Tax & Accounting is looking for a Junior Accountant to join our home based tax practices in Orleans, Ontario. Our practice specializes in cross border taxes allowing the candidate to gain experience in U.S. and Canadian tax preparation services.

Our ideal candidate will be a reliable and precise professional that is eager to grow with us and accurately record our day to day financial transactions. We are seeking a candidate who has a foundation of accounting knowledge, is willing to learn from our experienced team and takes instruction well. The Junior Accountant will report directly to the manager of the business.

Duties to start may include, but are not limited to:
- Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential

- Preparing engagement letters and statements of work for upcoming tax season

- Canadian personal T1 and corporate T2 tax preparation work

- U.S. personal 1040 and 1120 corporate tax preparation work

- Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices

-1099s, T4, W-2 and vendor W9 maintenance

- Review and reconcile bank transactions

- Sort and distribute incoming mail

- Assist with customer billing on a weekly, biweekly, and monthly basis

- Review, accurately code, and record vendor invoices daily

- Assist team with month end closing

- Assist with other tasks and projects as needed

Requirements:

- Knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements
Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Excel, Word

- High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality

- Superb data entry skills

- Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills

- Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills

- Effective organizational, stress and time management skills

- Demonstrates a sense of urgency and the ability to meet deadlines

- Ability to work independently or as a team member

Job Type: Contract work from January 2, 2020 - June 30, 2020, with the potential off full time work afterwards

Salary: $3,000 CDN per month

Experience:
Minimum 3 years college or University education in Accounting or Finance

Work Location: Owners home in Orleans, Ontario
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