Sr. Accountant - Assurance

  • Location

    Calgary, Alberta

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Horizon Recruitment is working very closely with the Partners of a growing CPA firm to identify a Sr. Accountant, Assurance to join their team as they prepare for additional growth within the firm. With an increase in demand from their client base and a need for talented individuals the Partners aim to identify an individual who is motivated to build a long term career in a small to mid sized public practice firm. The Sr. Accountant will work closely with the Partners, Managers and team to complete engagements with a diverse client base that includes publicly traded companies, private enterprise, not for profits and small businesses. We are looking for an individual who has completed their CPA and has a keen long-term interest in public practice with a great family atmosphere and culture.


  • Preparation with compilation, review, audit and bookkeeping including completion of all paperless working papers, adjusting journal entries and financial statements.
  • Identify issues and errors, investigate discrepancies, discuss with management or engagement partner and develop resolutions to resolve issues and errors
  • Ability to handle multiple engagements at one time
  • Completion of routine account analysis and bookkeeping using established procedures
  • Work with accounting software and provide support to clients
  • Tracking and reporting billable time in accordance with the Firm’s specifications
  • Complete special projects as needed and other duties assigned


  • CPA designation
  • 1-3 years of recent Canadian accounting experience in public practice
  • Demonstrate an understanding of audit concepts and effectively apply knowledge to client situations
  • Familiarity with CaseWare, QuickBooks and tax software systems
  • Critical thinking, ability to identify issues and provide solutions
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and manage multiple assignments in an organized manner
  • Capacity to manage, develop, retain and mentor junior professionals

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.