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Staff Accountant, Enterprise Accounting

Calgary, AB
Full Time
6 days ago

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 Staff 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 Staff Accountant you will be required to apply KPMG's accounting practices and methodologies throughout the client engagement, while receiving coaching and mentoring to help you achieve your professional development goals and aspirations.

What you will do

You will learn from 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).
  • Bookkeeping, including reconciliation of client accounts, investments, and GST returns as required
  • Assisting with ad-hoc client engagements and requests as they arise.

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).
  • Enrolled or interested in obtaining the CPA designation under the review stream.
  • Note: if you are pursing the CPA designation under the audit stream all hours must be obtained prior to obtaining this position as there are no audit hours offered.
  • Prior experience in a public accounting firm working on private company clients will be considered an asset.
  • Prior experience in a client service position will be considered an asset.
  • Experience with Caseware, Caseview and Tax Prep will be considered an asset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Analytical and strategic thinker.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Driven to continuously learn from experiences and seek out feedback and development opportunities

Keys to your success:
  • Strong time management, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent, and clear, and confidently conveying messages in a credible and persuasive manner.
  • Proven ability to sustain a high level of drive enthusiasm, and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work.
  • Capacity for working hard to meet demands at key times of pressure.
  • Resilient in the face of challenges or obstacles.

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

For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here.

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 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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