French

Courtice, Ontario

Accounting Technician/Bookkeeper

Collins Barrow Durham LLP is a locally owned and managed firm with a team compliment of approximately 40. We have been providing public accounting, tax and entrepreneurial support services to the Durham Region for over 40 years. The continued growth of our dynamic firm has resulted in the opportunity for further talented, motivated individuals who are focused on customer service, to join our team. 

We have strong community roots and believe in providing our clients with high quality personalized services. Our success depends upon attracting, developing, and retaining strong professionals and clients. We offer the opportunity to achieve life balance through progressive career development and coaching, flexible work arrangements, and a competitive total compensation package with benefits.

This is an excellent position for individuals who are interested in building a well-rounded skill set while working with an exciting diverse clientele.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS NOT INTENDED FOR CANDIDATES REGISTERED IN THE CPA PROGRAM, but is intended for persons with the appropriate experience

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Providing bookkeeping assistance to clients, internally and externally, in various formats including Quickbooks, Sage/Simply Accounting, and CaseWare
  • Processing bi-weekly/ semi-monthly payroll for clients
  • Preparing monthly journal entries and reconciliations for balance sheet accounts as well financial and operating statements
  • Preparation and filing of HST returns
  • Providing assistance with ad-hoc reports as required
  • Maintaining regular contact with clients and taxation authorities (CRA) to complete all routine formalities from an accounting perspective 
  • Completion of working paper files for Notice to Reader engagements
  • Preparation of personal and corporate income tax returns

A successful candidate will have:

  • Strong bookkeeping skills are essential
  • 2+ years of accounting experience, preferably in public practice
  • Experience with and/or knowledge of Caseware, Taxprep, QuickBooks, Sage Accounting, and Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to multitask, meet recurring deadlines and take ownership of assigned client work
  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn and develop
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong client and interpersonal skills

Application Information:

We offer a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package based on your experience and performance.

Interested candidates are asked to email their cover letter and resume to durhamcareers@collinsbarrow.com.

All resume information is received in confidence and we thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Come see what we're about at www.getacblife.com and www.collinsbarrow.com/en/courtice-ontario/

Collins Barrow Durham LLP is a diverse and equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Upon request, we will accommodate accessibility needs throughout the recruitment and selection process, as applicable.