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Senior Accountant-Assurance

Are you a people person who has expertise in audit in public accounting and is ready for collaboration, support, and growth in your career? Do you enjoy mentoring a team knowing you have support when you need it? 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 21 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 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, and 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:

  • Be a graduate of a University Accounting Program or equivalent

  • Have successfully completed CFE

  • Have 2 years of experience in a public accounting Firm

  • Have Advanced knowledge and application of general accounting principles (GAAP), IFRS, ASPE, ASNPO, and Canadian Auditing Standards

  • Have the ability to proficiently draft client documents from templates

We believe in using technology to its fullest, so demonstrated proficiency with MS Office, with the ability to create advanced formulas, VLOOKUP, pivot tables, sum ifs, and data analytics, and proficiency with Caseware, CaseView, Jazzit, and Taxprep.

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 prepare 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, and proactively coordinating the communications between the teams, clients, consultants and managers/partners.

  • Independently preparing the complex sections of an Audit Engagement

  • Independently preparing level 3-4 corporate 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 reviews of the team’s working papers prior to submitting them to the Manager

  • 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 ensuring 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 and special projects 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 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 employee's well-being is most important to us. Our full safety plan is in effect, monitored constantly.

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