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Accounting Technician

Lethbridge, AB
Full Time
6 days ago

You've got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we're committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do.

When you join KPMG you'll be one of over 227,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 146 countries.

With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there's no limit to the impact you can make. Let's do this.

The opportunity:

As part of the Enterprise Tax practice, the Technician will excel in servicing a wide variety of clients ranging from small home business' to large companies with multiple locations. We have a strong culture of providing excellent client service and working hard to help our clients in all of their business needs. Dedicated team players with strong work ethics will be rewarded with stimulating and interesting opportunities with our diversified client portfolio.

What you will do

  • Bookkeeping activities.
  • Government remittances for payroll, GST and corporate installments.
  • Preparation of working paper files, including unaudited financial statements and corporate tax returns.
  • Completion of personal tax returns.
  • Completing monthly book of accounts.
  • Respond to client and CRA requests on a day to day basis.

What you bring to the role

  • Previous bookkeeping experience.
  • Previous experience in public accounting would be beneficial.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team building skills.
  • Strong time-management abilities and self-motivation.
  • Strong ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Experience with Sage, Ag Expert or Quickbooks is an asset
  • Good operating knowledge of excel, word, and other basic programs.
  • Previous use of Tax Prep and Caseview programs would be beneficial.
  • Excellent client service skills with an aptitude to understand the clients' business and maintain strong client relationships.

Keys to your success:

Individuals who take deep personal accountability for their work, have a passion for excellence, driven to achieve their full potential and understand the value of building relationships with clients, future clients, their communities, the global firm and each other. A KPMG professional should have all the following characteristics:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Thrive on challenges
  • Dedicated to providing outstanding client service

Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.

Our Values, The KPMG Way

Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG is committed to the health and safety of our people, clients and communities. With this commitment in mind, KPMG complies with all public health mandates (provincially and/or federally, as applicable) and has implemented various safety measures, including a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. KPMG's COVID 19 Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated if they wish to or are required to attend a KPMG office and/or other congregate settings in the course of their duties (such as client sites or third-party venues).

As this role requires occasional or consistent attendance at a KPMG office and/or congregate setting, the successful candidate must be fully vaccinated (i.e. have received all doses that are recommended by Health Canada, including any boosters) and must provide KPMG with proof of vaccination. KPMG will provide reasonable accommodation if the successful candidate cannot be vaccinated due to grounds protected by human rights legislation in their province of employment.

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice.

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