CPA Articling Student
Expanding, mid-sized, Chartered Professional Accountant Firm, located in Northeastern British Columbia and Northwestern Alberta, is seeking to fill an articling student position in our Dawson Creek, BC office. Applicants must have completed their university degree and are prepared/eligible to enroll in the Chartered Professional Accountant Professional Education Program (CPA PEP), with the goal of attaining their CPA designation. The position would have a start date in mid to late February 2018. Prospective applicants must be willing to relocate to Dawson Creek, BC.
With our broad base of accounting, advisory, audit and taxation clients, we will be able to provide you with the practical experience required to compliment your education, and prepare you for a successful career as a Chartered Professional Accountant. Our students are exposed to a large variety of files and work experiences, enabling them to gain competency in all facets of accounting, auditing (municipal, not-for-profit and corporate) and taxation. The variety of file exposure and mentorship allows students to be continually challenged, leading to ongoing professional growth.
Student duties include the preparation of Compilation and Review engagements, personal tax preparation, corporate tax preparation, preparation of audit file sections, drafting memo’s to clients re: a variety of tax treatments, and a bit of book keeping. As students grow in their experience and knowledge they will find that they are challenged daily.
Our firm offers a professional work environment that takes work / life balance very seriously. Our firm has 3 different annual office parties, and puts a significant focus on fellowship and comradery. We offer flexible work opportunities and a very competitive salary and benefit package. This package includes 37.5 hour work weeks, banked overtime, provincial health care, extended medical and dental, life and disability insurance, firm matching RRSP, paid sick and personal days, professional dues and CPA PEP assistance. We also have an internal support and mentoring program for our CPA Students. Feel free to ask us about our Module Champions!
Dawson Creek is located in Northeastern BC with a population of approximately 11,000. It is also known as the “Mile 0 City” as it is the beginning of the world famous “Alaska Highway.” In addition to great local shopping, our city boasts a number of big city amenities not found in other communities our size. You are able to get to anywhere in Dawson Creek with a 10 minute drive, leading to minimal commute time! The City’s proximity to the mountains, as well as the prairies, allow our staff enjoy the great outdoors through a variety of activities such as downhill skiing, cross country skiing, disc golf, hiking, swimming, boating, and many others. You can also find our staff spending time at the EnCana Events Centre, where a variety of acts such as Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, and Dierks Bentley have performed.
Expanding natural gas, oil, hydroelectricity, forestry, agriculture, mining, tourism and manufacturing help to create a strong, diverse economy in the region. Our firm is expanding to service this growth, and sees this growth and long term stability as an excellent opportunity for students to attain professional success.
Email your resume, in confidence, to the attention of:
Mr. Jaron Neufeld, B. Comm, CPA, CA
Sander Rose Bone Grindle LLP,
Chartered Professional Accountants
The closing date for this position is January 26, 2018. Only those applications selected for an interview will be contacted by February 1, 2018.