Job Title: Senior Accountant - Individuals and Specialized Accounting
City: Calgary
Region: Alberta
Country: Canada
Industry: NOC 11100 – Financial auditors and accountants
Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Senior Accountant - Individuals and Specialized Accounting

Job Type

Full-time, Part-Time, Flexible Time, Commission, Contract

About Us

Join the dynamic team at 100+ Accounting Inc. (https://www.100accounting.ca), a leading firm committed to providing personalized financial services. A personal accountant is a finance professional who handles individual clients' finances rather than business entities. We seek experienced senior accountants focusing on individual accounting and catering to clients' unique needs, including high net-worth individuals, business owners, and professionals. We invite you to apply if you are passionate about helping individuals achieve their financial goals.

The successful candidate will have a high level of care, demonstrated through careful attention to detail and a great sense of urgency to professionally get things done correctly and quickly, right the first time. The successful candidate shall be dedicated to the excellence of the work they will be doing and is always punctual and ready to do the required tasks. The successful candidate will possess "Effective Listening Skills" and be eager to understand the other parties during communications.

Personal Attributes

The incumbents must maintain strict confidentiality in performing their duties. The incumbents must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • be a good leader, at the same time and more importantly, be a good follower and listener
  • be honest and trustworthy
  • be respectful
  • possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • be flexible
  • demonstrate sound work ethics, professionalism, and integrity
  • always communicate with etiquette and conduct themselves professionally
  • quick learner with the ability to develop skills on their own
  • be courteous
  • be organized

Position Overview

As a Senior Accountant specializing in individual accounting, you will be crucial in offering personalized financial solutions. Your responsibilities will include handling personal tax returns, retirement planning, and providing specialized accounting services for high-net-worth individuals, professionals, and business owners.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and review personal tax returns for individuals
  • Provide comprehensive retirement planning services
  • Offer specialized accounting services for high net-worth individuals
  • Assist clients in navigating GST/HST housing rebate processes
  • Handle accounting needs for professionals, including doctors, engineers,
  • lawyers, and consultants
  • Cater to the unique accounting requirements of business owners

Qualifications

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • 8+ years of experience in individual accounting
  • Expertise in personal tax return preparation and review
  • Proven experience in retirement planning
  • Familiarity with high-net-worth individuals and their financial needs
  • Knowledge of GST/HST housing rebate processes
  • Experience in accounting for professionals and business owners

Skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Proficient in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to provide personalized financial advice
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills

Application Deadline

We have an ongoing need for this position from time to time. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. 100+ Accounting Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer. Join us in positively impacting individuals' financial well-being and shaping their path to success.

How to Apply

In the first three sentences of your cover letter, please list your three top qualities (only 3) that make you the perfect candidate for this position. There are no limitations on the number of pages for your resume. However, your resume will be judged based on the principles of effective writing. Please use "Senior Accountant Application – Resume - [Your Name]" as the filename for your resume.

If you meet the qualifications and are passionate about individual accounting, please submit your resume, cover letter, and compensation expectations through our Online Career Application Form (https://www.100accounting.ca/careers/apply-here).