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Senior Accountant, Enterprise Accounting

Calgary, AB
Full Time

At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

The opportunity

The Enterprise Accounting practice in Calgary office is looking for a Senior Accountant to join its non-audit private company Accounting team.

Our team of professionals provide outstanding customer service so clients can focus on their core business. As a Senior Accountant you will be required to apply KPMG's accounting practices and methodologies throughout the client engagement, while coaching and mentoring juniors to help them achieve their professional development goals and aspirations.

What you will do

You will work with some of the most prominent professionals in the sector and develop your technical and personal skills by assuming the following responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Compilation engagement financial information and working paper files.
  • Preparation of Review Engagement financial statements and working paper files.
  • Preparation of tax returns (T1, T2, T5013 and T3) including supplementary and regulatory forms (T1135, T1134, T106, T4 and T5).
  • Providing coaching and mentorship to Junior Staff.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently, with little supervision and within a team environment.
  • Proven track record in strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Effectively monitors multiple or complex projects regularly to check how they are progressing against deadlines and budget.
  • Excellent client service skills with an aptitude to understand the clients' business and maintain strong client relationships.
  • Dedication and motivation to achieve high standards of client service and professional in the performance of duties.
  • Uses previous experience and technical knowledge to the benefit of the client.
  • Ability to use a range of techniques to analyze an issue.

At times, business needs arise, and employees are required and agree to work beyond their normal workday or work week to fulfill the accountabilities required for their job. Likewise, people need time to devote to personal matters, and our approach to flexibility provides for this.

What you bring to the role

  • Bachelor's degree in commerce or business administration (accounting or finance major preferred).
  • Completed or near completion of the CPA designation
  • 2-4 years' experience in a Public Accounting firm working on private clients is essential.
  • Advanced working knowledge of CSRE 2400, Canadian Standard on Review Engagements.
  • Advanced working knowledge of accounting standards for private enterprises (ASPE).
  • Experience working with Canadian income taxation.
  • Experience with Caseware, Caseview and Tax Prep preferred.
  • 2 - 3 years post graduate experience with exposure to a variety of industries.

KPMG individuals Deliver Impact | Seek Growth | Inspire Trust and understand that a diverse workforce enables us to deepen relationships and strengthen our business.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best

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Our Values, The KPMG Way

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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. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

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