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Junior/Intermediate Accountant - accounting/finance

JobPosting
City: Vancouver
Date: 24 Sep 2020
Category: Accounting & Finance

Are you detail-oriented, hard-working and wanting to gain valuable experience? An established accounting firm is hiring a full-time Junior/Intermediate Accountant to join their Richmond office team and would love to hear from you!

About the Firm
With over 30 years of experience in the accounting industry, this accounting firm has been serving clients locally and internationally, offering a full range of audit, accounting, tax and business advisory services.

The Position
Under the direction of the Office Manager, the Junior/Intermediate Accountant provides professional and exceptional client service to clients.

You are detail-oriented with previous accounting and/or bookkeeping experience. You are familiar with tax, bookkeeping and client software and are keen to develop your accounting and technical skills. You are not afraid to ask questions and able to resolve issues effectively. You enjoy working with clients and do what you can to ensure they are made a priority at every turn.

The successful candidate will have a high degree of professionalism and strong communication skills, have superior organizational skills with the ability to focus on multiple tasks and changing priorities; have a mature approach and confidence in dealing with a wide range of clients, staff, demonstrate initiative and be a valued team member.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

• Bookkeeping using Simply Accounting (Sage)/QuickBooks
• Preparing personal and corporate tax returns
• Compilation engagement preparation
• Document creation and maintenance using MS Word and Excel
• Communicating with clients
• Processing payments received at front desk
• Handling other duties as requested or required

Requirements
• An undergraduate degree, possibly working towards an accounting designation
• Minimum 2 years of related experience
• Accounting and income tax knowledge
• Familiarity with tax, bookkeeping and client software
• A professional, courteous, and mature demeanor with excellent phone and e-mail etiquette
• Have a positive attitude, be flexible and dependable
• An intermediate to advanced proficiency in the MS Office suite of applications with the ability to adapt to new programs and processes
• Ability to work with minimal supervision, as well as collaboratively with multiple team members
• Prioritization and time management skills to balance competing priorities and meet deadlines
• High orientation to detail
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Second language (Mandarin or Cantonese) is a plus

Salary and Benefits: Salary is dependent on relevant experience and qualifications. On successful completion of a 3-month probation period, the firm offers a competitive benefits package. They want to keep you learning and developing, so invest in helping you grow by providing internal training and mentoring and support your professional development.

How to Apply: Together with your resume, please forward a cover letter which includes your responses to the following questions:

1. What interests you most about this position? How did you hear about it?
2. Briefly tell us how your skills and experiences are a good fit for this position.

Please send your resume and cover letter by Friday, September 30, 2020.

The position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
Our sincere appreciation to all those expressing interest in the position, however, only those applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest!

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