Staff Accountant - Team Lead

About Givens LLP:

Givens LLP provides full service to its clients including assurance and audit, general business consulting and income tax preparation.

Location: Elk Point

Position Description:

We are currently seeking a CPA (or someone obtaining their CPA designation) with preferably 2 - 5 years of experience in public practice who has a willingness to take on a Team Lead role for our Elk Point office.

Key Responsibilities:

• Completion and review of working paper files for compilation engagements, corporate tax returns and all regular filings such as T4/T5/T5018 slips and GST returns
• Provide support to clients on general questions regarding year-end and bookkeeping issues
• Preparation and review of personal tax returns
• Effective communication with our clients, government agencies, partners and staff
• Oversee and manage day-to-day staffing needs

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• A post-secondary education in accounting or equivalent
• Excellent Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel skills
• Detail oriented individual with superior organizational and analytical skills
• Proven ability to accept a broad range of responsibilities
• Ability to manage time and adhere to strict deadlines
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong focus on client service and emerging leadership skills
• Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal
• Exposure to Caseware, Profile, Simply Accounting and/or QuickBooks software an asset
• Experience in a public accounting firm is preferred but is not a requirement
• Experience managing a small team would be an asset

We’re offering an exceptional opportunity for you to use your skills, to work on interesting and diverse assignments, in a flexible work environment with a competitive compensation and benefits package.

If you want to be part of the Givens LLP team, please submit your cover letter and resume no later than November 16th, 2018 via email to In the Subject Line of the email, please use Staff Accountant – Elk Point.

We would like to thank you for your application but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.