Senior Accountant

KPMG Canada

Melfort Saskatchewan Canada


Experience required:

3-7 years of related experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Key Duties:

  1. Conduct compilation, review, audit, bookkeeping and tax engagements
  2. Set-up files for new clients and newly incorporated businesses; manage multiple files simultaneously and conduct inventory counts
  3. Perform accounts receivable, accounts payable, capital asset acquisition and disposition and payroll walk-through with clients
  4. Summarize clients’ current financial status by collecting information and preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statements and other relevant reports
  5. Assess and assure appropriateness of audit evidence for expenses, revenues, capital asset additions, accounts payable, accounts receivable and prepaid expenses
  6. Review, investigate and correct discrepancies and irregularities in financial entries, documents and reports
  7. Establish charts of accounts and prepare entries for posting to accounts
  8. Prepare correspondence, technical reports, client summaries and presentations outlining engagement findings, facts and highlights
  9. Develop effective working relationships with clients while coaching and mentoring junior team members
  10. Participate in business development initiatives and identify new business opportunities
  11. Maintain flexibility to travel, as necessary

Job Requirements:

  • CPA designation
  • 2 to 4 years of relevant public accounting experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Experience working with accounting and tax software
  • Understanding of business, accounting, management and practice development principles

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