Technician

The ideal candidate is a trained accountant/bookkeeper with some CPA /CA/ CGA firm experience and knowledge in Caseware and taxprep.

Fruitman Kates LLP a growing 8 partner CPA CA firm is seeking a qualified Accounting Technician to join their growing teams immediately. We are looking for an Accountant/Bookkeeper/Technician to to assist the tax/compliance partner with her robust owner-managed client base.

Skills and Experience

Specific skills required include:

  • Bookkeeping experience with software packages such as Quickbooks, Simply Accounting,
  • Ability to prepare year end files for partner review including all year end accruals, analysis, tax provisions, etc
  • Experience in preparing T4s, T5s, T3, HST / GST returns partnership returns (T5013)
  • Experience in personal tax preparation
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to function in a paperless environment
  • Willingness to take on various tasks and manage a number of assignments at any one time.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office including word, excel
  • Knowledge in investment accounting a definite asset.
  • Provide support to clients on general questions regarding year end and bookkeeping issues
  • Complete working paper files for compilation including all required forms, draft financial statements and corporate tax returns.

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

  • Post secondary education in accounting
  • Two or more years experience in a public accounting firm is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office computer programs (Excel and Word)
  • Proficiency in accounting related software (AccPac, Simply Accounting, Quickbooks)
  • Previous experience in Caseware/CaseView or Taxprep computer programs will be considered an asset
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload and the flexibility to manage multiple tasks.