Welcome To M7 Taxes Inc. - Applying For The Senior Accountant Position

We, M7 Taxes Inc., have an immediate opportunity for a Bookkeeper/Accountant looking to join a fast-growing firm that continues to thrive in a niche market making an impact in the Trucking Industry with our services.

This role involves leading a team of two to three people. The Senior Accountant is the main point of contact for their team’s clients, provides training and coaching for their team members, and will provide full cycle accounting for the Virtuous Bookkeeping growing list of clients. They will also play a leadership role in onboarding and training new team members and new clients.

Responsibilities include:

  • Full cycle bookkeeping duties for a block of client accounts in the Trucking Industry.
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, tax filings. (HST, WSIB, T4, installments)
  • Identify process improvements and system efficiencies for current and potential new clients.
  • Travel to and working at the client’s location when required. (primarily based on our location, however)
  • Coordination and distribution of bookkeeping tasks amongst a team.
  • Frequent communication with clients, responding to questions, concerns, and requests.
  • Onboarding new clients, setting up new Accounting Software files and/or taking over of previous books.
  • Occasional meetings with clients to review statements, any questions and troubleshoot any issues.
  • Preparation of year-end packages for accountants, i.e. preparing a trial balance, adjusting entries, and reconciling accounts.
  • Prepare and process payroll online software.
  • Work with external accountants to complete year-end files (T1’s and/or T2’s)

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Excellent communication skills- fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Bookkeeping experience with new cloud technologies such as QuickBooks Online, and excellent with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams, OneNote).
  • Must have completed and obtained a university Degree/Diploma in Accounting or Finance.
  • 4-5 years of work experience in Accounting is an asset.
  • Must be highly skilled and willing to take responsibility for various accounting issues.
  • Strong work ethic, diligent, committed and able to juggle priorities in a fast-paced environment and produce work that demonstrates attention to detail.
  • The ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments.
  • Problem-solver, detail oriented, self-starter, and able to handle conflicting priorities.
  • Proven ability to work independently or part of a team.
  • Planning and organizing workflow to meet various deadlines for clients and senior management.
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks, Receipt Bank, and Plooto is an asset.
  • Knowledge of dispatch software, and understand the trucking industry from an Accounting perspective is wanted.
  • Must have or working towards an Accounting Designation CPA, CA, CGA, CMA 
  • Have strong technical knowledge in both financial accounting and Canadian Tax
  • Prior experience in working with a public accounting firm would be considered a strong asset.

What we offer:

  • A work environment that values flexibility and provides opportunities for telecommuting.
  • An open concept office that fosters collaboration and is easily accessible via public transit.
  • Growing opportunities in the business to continue expanding in a niche market across North America.
  • Work with experienced Accountants with over 20 years of experience in the trucking industry.
  • A learning opportunity of the Trucking industry from an Accountant's point of view.

Please Note: this position is NOT for a CPA student looking to obtain hours in the CPA program.

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