Position: Senior Accountant Assurance & Advisory

This post is also available in: Français (French)

UHY Victor is a full-service boutique accounting firm with a reputation for providing exceptional service to our clients. Our firm has a strong commitment to integrity, high standards, and client satisfaction.  We are tax professionals, business advisors and accounting specialists.

As a boutique firm we ensure our clients’ needs are exceeded and our relationships are real.  We are partners to our clients and ensure their best interests and needs are kept at the forefront of all our work.  We also have the added ability to work closely together as a team.  We have a strong team of professionals with exceptional skills and expertise and each individual brings a new layer of knowledge, skills, and experience with them to share.

About the opportunity

We are looking to add a Senior Accountant to our team. This is an exciting opportunity as this person will help play a hybrid role alongside one of our Principals as we move forward in building out our new Advisory division (Virtual CFO and Client Accounting Services) as well as continuing to grow our Assurance practice.

Assurance (70%):

  • Lead client facing engagement teams to complete audit, review, and compilation engagements.
  • Lead client facing engagement teams for other special projects.
  • Manage a group of clients while understanding their business, key risks, and ways to deliver added value; ensure clients’ needs are met and that relationships and accounts grow and develop.
  • Maintain quality control and apply specialized knowledge to anticipate, identify and address issues relevant to the client’s business.
  • Prepare and finalize financial statements and tax returns for corporate clients, including delivering and presenting reports to the client.
  • Prepare and review personal income tax returns.
  • Take a leadership role with junior staff members, including training and evaluating performance.
  • With support from the partner or manager, you will oversee and run the mandate, which includes supervision of junior staff and preparation of working papers.

Advisory (30%):

As a member of our new CFO advisory division, you will help us build a foundation for a scalable new practice area.

You will work closely with the advisory practice-lead to:

  • Prepare financial forecasts, financial analysis, as well as maintain the client’s accounting records, including reconciliation of month-end.
  • Preparation of cash-flow and financial statement forecasts
  • Tracking and calculating key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Performance analysis (i.e. product line, project, team member)
  • Preparation of monthly management reports
  • Assist with client accounting and tax compliance (month-end close, tax compliance)
  • Assist with onboarding new clients
  • Keeping up to date with our tech stack

About you

  • CPA or CPA auditor designation
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience in assurance and accounting
  • Passionate about helping small and medium businesses grow their sales and become more profitable.
  • You are very comfortable using technology and helping to develop the advisory practice tech stack.
  • Entrepreneurial and takes deep ownership of your role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French and English.
  • You’re passionate about building exceptional client relationships, you deliver on promises, are helpful and patient and are always looking to be a value add to your clients.

These are super nice to haves:

  • Experience in managing more junior accountants is a plus.
  • Knowledge of cloud accounting software such as Xero or QuickBooks Online is a plus
  • Experience working in tax or financial advisory is a plus

Why join us?

We are a small team of driven professionals looking to change the way accounting and tax services are provided to small and medium sized businesses.  We drive forward every day with our clients’ best interests in mind and a passion for supporting and working alongside our colleagues in the most collaborative way possible.

We have a hybrid work environment, with beautiful offices steps from the Metro Square-Victoria.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to ensure our team members have recovery and rest time in addition to their vacation time (busy season for accountants is no joke!).  We believe in growth and development and are always looking for team members with a desire to learn and growth throughout their careers.


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