Leamington, Ontario

Senior Manager, Accounting

About Collins Barrow Leamington LLP

We are a leading mid market firm located in Leamington, Ontario; the tomato-growing capital of Canada and a city ranked by MoneySense magazine as one of the country’s best places to live.

We provide audit, accounting, tax and a wide range of business advisory services, which include business acquisitions, divestitures and financing.

We serve clients ranging in size from small owner-managed enterprises to large, privately held organizations in the agribusiness, fishing, automotive, real estate, manufacturing, professional services and not-for-profit sectors.

The Collins Barrow national network is one of Canada’s largest associations of Chartered Accounting firms and the eighth largest group of chartered accountants in Canada. Known as Canada’s mid-market alternative for audit, tax and advisory solutions, Collins Barrow has developed a reputation for being a leading choice for quality and value-added financial advice due to the depth and breadth of in-house skills, customized offerings, commitment to excellence in customer service and our global reach.

Collins Barrows’ global reach extends beyond the more than 45 offices in Canada into 137 countries worldwide through our affiliate, Baker Tilly International, the eighth largest accountancy and business advisory network in the world. Together, we offer clients an established platform and access to the highest quality resources for audit, tax and transaction support in the global marketplace.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Effectively and independently manage and review audit, review and compilation engagements, and deliver complete product to the Partner on a timely basis.
  • Understand the client's industry and recognize key performance drivers, business trends, and emerging technical and industry developments.
  • Monitor engagement progress and provide recommendations on changes when needed.
  • Responsible for identifying and resolving complex and routine accounting, audit and tax issues.
  • Develop staff members by providing technical guidance and mentoring.
  • Conduct performance reviews and provide ongoing performance feedback and training.
  • Develop new business for the Firm
  • Promote the Firm in the community.
  • Develope and maintain positive working relationships with client personnel, co-workers, and all levels of staff and management.

A successful candidate will have:

  • A CPA designation, with a minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience including a minimum of 3 years management experience within a public accounting firm.
  • Sound knowledge of the CICA Handbook, review procedures and tax compliance.
  • Ability to provide well considered and proactive solutions to clients, Partners and staff on complex accounting and assurance issues.
  • Experience managing and developing staff on engagements.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Proven project management and time management skills to organize, implement and execute projects.
  • A working knowledge of Caseware, Caseview and TaxPrep.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and manage changing client deadlines.
  • Proven ability to identify opportunities for increasing business and adding value with new and existing clients.

Application Information:

Compensation and benefit package to be determined based on qualifications and experience.

To apply to the above position(s) or for additional information please forward your resume and contact information to:

Mr. Jason J. Melo, CPA, CA, CFP, CPA (Illinois)
Managing Partner / Tax Partner

Collins Barrow Leamington LLP
203 Talbot St West, Leamington, ON N8H 1N8
Tel: 519-326-2666