Senior Accountant-Assurance

Are you a people person who is ready for a career in accounting and is ready for collaboration, support and growth in your career? Do you love working independently but know you have a supportive team to back you? Do you want to provide your input and know you are respected and heard?

If you answered yes to these questions, then NVS Professional Corporation may be the place for you. We have been in operation for 20 years in Markham, Ontario, and most recently, we have expanded into Barrie, Ontario. Our clients are in many industry sectors, and our collective passion and expertise retain and naturally expand our client base. Our knowledge, insight and expertise assist with their growth. We are indispensable partners for our clients, and that's the way we like it. Their success is our success. In its simplest form, keeping clients abreast of the status of their files and communicating effectively is expected. Our clients must trust us implicitly and know that our work is kept in the strictest confidence, and everything we do is in their best interest.

Our work is challenging. We love it and expect it. We help each other, so we never feel alone. Everyone at NVS has a voice that is heard. We collaborate at all levels. As a Senior Accountant-Assurance, you will work from our Markham office and have the opportunity to grow your skills and mentor those who are learning. You will also have the support of your team, your direct leader, the Firm partners. Our team's development is crucial for our success, and to encourage that, everyone has a mentor.

It goes without saying, but we'll say it anyway, accuracy is vital. The desire to develop yourself and others is a way of life for us, continually evolving to be better at what we do and being humble in the process.

As a result,

  • You must be a graduate of a University Accounting Program, or equivalent

  • Be a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Designation

  • Have 3 years post-designation experience in a public accounting Firm

  • Possess a thorough understanding of GAAP/GAAS, ASPE, IFRS, CAS and CIS

  • We believe in using technology to its fullest, so demonstrated experience with Microsoft Suite and Adobe Acrobat is important

  • Proficiency with CaseWare, Taxprep, Cantax FormMaster

If you are excited to learn, grow and evolve your career in a super supportive environment, you should apply for this role.

If you still need a bit more information about the Senior Accountant-Assurance role itself, here's what it looks like.

You will be responsible for:

  • Independently preparing working papers and financial statements for Audit Engagements, Review Engagements and Compilation Engagements

  • Completing the planning tasks for Review Engagements, including planning memo, planning forms, time budget preparation, etc.

  • File completion for Review Engagements, including the guide and relevant checklists and budget to actual analysis

  • Completing the required note disclosure and year end letters for Review Engagements, including engagement, independence, representation, legal etc.

  • Completing difficult Review Engagements with little to no guidance

  • Acts as an in-charge in leading engagements; including planning out field work dates with the clients, proactively coordinating the communications between the teams, clients, consultants and managers/partners.

  • Independently preparing the most complex sections of an Audit Engagement

  • Independently preparing level 3-4 corporate tax returns

  • Reviews various income tax slips and filings for corporate tax returns, including T4’s and T5’s

  • Independently preparing level 3-4 personal tax returns

  • Promptly identifying significant audit or accounting issues for discussion with the Manager, Senior Manager and/or Partner

  • Poses credible solutions to issues that have been identified; including write-up of memos for the file and preparing working papers required accordingly

  • Conducting a self-review of own working papers and financial statement prior to submitting to Manager

  • Conducting review of the team’s working papers prior to submitting to the Manager

  • Preparing interim invoices, as required

  • Delegating sections of the file to junior staff members based on their knowledge, experience and capabilities and ensures that staff are properly supervised during completion of each procedure

  • Preparing detailed budgets for assurance engagement files and ensures that the budgets are adhered to accordingly; Any deviations from budgets are to be discussed with managers and partners accordingly

  • Coaching staff by providing support and development and by conducting performance evaluations, if deemed appropriate assurance practices at the firm

  • Other duties as assigned

You are expected to:

  • Promptly identify significant issues for discussion with the Manager and/or Partner

  • Bring an inquisitive mindset and pose credible solutions to issues

  • Ensure that all queries and outstanding points have been cleared satisfactorily

  • Critically review your work before submitting it to your Manager

About us:

We have terrific career rewards with our compensation, benefits, work-life, career development programs.

We are excited to receive your resume if you have the work ethic and desire to work at NVS Professional Corporation.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities for persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available at all stages of the recruitment process, at the candidate's request.


COVID-19 considerations:
Our Team Members' well-being is most important to us. Our complete safety plan is in effect, monitored constantly.

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