CPA Student or Accountant (CPA pref)

Building relationships and business… is what Richer Currie does. We help our clients manage their finances and risk to focus on their business. We take the time to get to know our clients, understand their business, and put that information to work by helping them increase financial knowledge, make solid financial plans and find ways to increase efficiency and performance.

We are busy year-round, but as with all accounting firms, the seasonality of our practice may be able to accommodate flexibility. We appreciate that many job-seekers are exploring work-from-home options. We do provide our long-term staff with some ability to work from home, but why would you when our office has great views from the 11th floor of 214 Place? We also enjoy the ability to walk to the office next door to ask questions or seek guidance on a file. Richer Currie wants to create an environment that will be both challenging and rewarding. If you want to flex your skills and grow your portfolio, come have a conversation with us.

As a Staff Accountant, you will:

  • Prepare and review Compilations and Review Engagement financial statements
  • Prepare and review working paper files for income tax returns for corporate, personal, and trust returns
  • Occasional bookkeeping duties, including preparation or review of investment account reconciliations
  • Maintain client files to ensure accurate and timely completion of returns and schedules
  • Communicate directly with the CRA on client matters
  • Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Assist in the preparation and execution of month-end end, quarter-end, and year-end end closing
  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation for our clients
  • Assist in the implementation, maintenance, and adherence to internal controls under corporate accounting policies, procedures, and controls
  • Attend any training that is required and approved by
  • Interact directly with clients and partners
  • Providing support to team members in related tasks
  • Prepare financial statements and variance analysis related to separate cost centers
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts plus variance analysis of P&L accounts
  • Prepare and file GST returns
  • Initiate and implement process improvements
  • Specific projects and other related duties as required
  • Handle confidential information and all matters in a discrete and professional manner

What you bring to the role

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2-5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience with QuickBooks, Xero, or other online bookkeeping programs will be considered an asset
  • High level of skill with MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Previous use of Tax Prep and CaseView programs would be beneficial
  • Strong accounting foundation, including knowledge of relevant accounting frameworks and file documentation best practices
  • Experience with reviewing and developing internal control procedures
  • Advanced communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently as part of a team
  • Ability to think independently, resolve problems, and propose solutions
  • Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize responsibilities and meet set deadlines but be flexible to adjust to changing priorities.
  • Detail-orientated, able to effectively manage multiple projects
  • A quick learner with drive and ambition (while appreciating work-life balance)

We strive to offer the best office environment of any accounting firm in Grande Prairie, including competitive benefits (medical, dental, vision care, paid mental health days), spacious offices, an amazing view from the 11th floor of 214 Place with a team that supports each other's personal goals. If you want an opportunity to be part of an exciting, growing business, submit your resume today!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00-$95,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Schedule:

  • 8-hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Grande Prairie, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)