Senior Staff Accountant

At Ross & Sylvestre LLP, we pride ourselves on our progressive and forward-thinking practices, striving to be a market leader in the provision of accounting, advisory, and tax services.

Our firm is a dynamic, growth-oriented organization with a strong team environment. We are staffed with smart and motivated Chartered Professional Accountants and technicians who love the rewarding and challenging work environment at our firm, providing superior business and tax advisory services to a growing client base in the Bonnyville, Cold Lake, and Edmonton areas.

Our progressive and forward-thinking practice employs a digital workflow, allowing our staff to work from anywhere. Even though our offices are in three distinct physical locations, our output is seamlessly integrated. Team members are hand-selected and matched to clients to best serve their individual needs.

Position Details

We are seeking an energetic and motivated Senior Staff Accountant to join our team in our Edmonton office for a full-time (40 hours per week) permanent position.


  • Preparation of audit, review, and compilation engagements.
  • Preparation of corporation income tax returns and other government returns as required, including GST, payroll, and WCB.
  • Preparation of personal income tax returns.
  • Preparation of, and assistance to clients with, bookkeeping and other financial areas as required.
  • Communication with CRA regarding information requests and assessments.
  • Provision of consultation services to clients.



  • Accounting-related diploma or degree required.
  • Professional accounting designation (CA, CGA, CMA, CPA) is an asset.
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines with adaptability to changing priorities.
  • Ability to make decisions and problem-solve independently within the scope of the position.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing.
  • Available to work overtime during peak seasons.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant accounting frameworks and standards.


  • Minimum 4 years Canadian public practice experience.
  • Experience with any of Caseware, TaxPrep, Doc-it, Sage 50, Quickbooks, QBO, and/or Microsoft Office is an asset.
  • Experience in auditing an asset.

Consideration may be given to remote work arrangements for the right candidate. Salary will be dependent on qualifications and previous experience. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.