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Accounting Technician, Enterprise

Location:  Edmonton
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Sep 23, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  142007

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

 

From small businesses to some of the world’s best-known brands, our clients count on reliable financial statements, information and processes to inform their ongoing strategies. More than ever, business is about interpreting and reacting to complex data — and they look to us for advice and services they can trust every time. You’ll use your professional skills and experience to make it happen, handling complex audit procedures across a broad range of industries and responsibilities. You won’t find an assurance culture like this anywhere else, so whether you’re looking for a long-term, or are interested in progressing on to other areas, this is a great place to be. 


The opportunity 


As an Assurance Senior, you will be a professional member of our Enterprise team. Our Enterprise practice provides specialized accounting, audit and review services (audit and review engagements, notices to reader (compilation), personal and corporate taxes) to small businesses and individuals. 


Your key responsibilities 


Together with our substantial investments in technology, knowledge, and learning resources for our audit professionals, these enable you to deliver quality assurance services to our clients and their stakeholders as our Assurance senior. 


Skills and attributes for success 

  • Perform Notice to Reader and Review engagements 
  • Bookkeeping and accounting 
  • Financial statement preparation 
  • Preparation of corporate and personal tax returns 
  • HST and GST Return preparation an asset 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to liaise with clients, team members and external parties 

 

To qualify for the role you must have 

  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a public accounting practice handling similar duties 
  • Prior experience working with accounting software (Quickbooks, Sage, Simply Accounting and others)
  • Knowledge of Caseware/Caseview and Taxprep including NTR’s and reviews (must have this experience to be considered)
  • Strong accounting and tax skills, general ledger, cash receipts, cash disbursements, investment company accounting with knowledge of HST and GST administration
  • CPA designation is an asset
  • Strong personal and corporate tax knowledge 

 

Ideally, you’ll also have 

  • T4’s, T5’s, Trust and T5013 and partnership returns an asset 
  • The ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic team-oriented environment

 

What we look for 


We’re interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development. If you have the confidence to speak up and influence a team that affects big businesses worldwide, this role is for you. 


What we offer


At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work. 


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer: 

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry 
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career 
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you 

 

EY | Building a better working world 

 

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

 

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  

 

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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