Career Opportunities

Current Career Opportunities

Below are current career opportunities available through Winchesters. We are always posting new positions so please check back on a regular basis for new career opportunities.

Accounts Payable Specialist
Burlington, Ontario
$50,000-$55,000 plus great benefits

The company is a full integrated real estate company and they are in serious growth mode. They are currently accepting applications for the role of Accounts Payable Specialist for our corporate office located in Burlington.

The role of the Accounts payable coordinator provides overall support for the Finance/Accounting team in a fast-paced, multi-company environment. This position will allow for growth within the Accounts Payable department, so apply now!

Responsibilities

  • Matching, coding and entering of invoices in accounting software
  • Process the weekly cheque runs, including attaching backup (invoice, packing slip & receiving report) for each cheque and mailing
  • Liaise with multiple departments
  • Sorting of invoices
  • Check calculations & prices
  • Receive and verify invoices against contract for goods and services
  • Reviewing receipts (IE: Employee reimbursements – track expenses and process expense reports)
  • Monitor accounts payable to ensure payments are up-to-date
  • Maintain and produce monthly reports – list of unreleased cheques & A/P Aging Report
  • Manage correspondence & respond to vendor queries and maintain vendor rapport
  • Perform AP reconciliations as required, reviewing account histories with vendors
  • Ad hoc projects as assigned

Requirements

  • Diploma or university degree
  • A minimum of 3 years in accounts payable
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to prioritize tasks with a keen attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills – written and oral
  • A passion for accounts payable
  • Priority will be given to individuals coming with real estate experience

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Senior Financial Analyst
North York, Ontario
$80,000-$85,000 annual salary (potentially $90,000), 4 weeks of vacation, pension, health/dental benefits

Excellent real estate company looking for a Senior Financial Analyst. This is a great opportunity for a CPA-designated senior accountant coming from public accounting looking to get into the hottest industry in the Greater Toronto Area – Real Estate!

Our well-known client in Toronto develops real estate primarily in the GTA and is looking to add a senior financial analyst to the finance team. The senior project accountant will work on a varied array of interesting responsibilities like monthly draw work and preparing project pro forma statements, to name a few. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has in the past or is currently working in public accounting and is looking to make a move to industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly financial draw package, effectively communicating with construction team and third-party cost consulting firm to ensure timely delivery of package and receipts of funding
  • Monthly/year end financial statements
  • Preparation of monthly cash flows, reviewing all job costs, account reconciliations
  • HST remittances submission to CRA
  • Customization and upgrades verification & reconciliations
  • Commissions verification and reconciliations
  • Review budget and costs on monthly basis, identifying and discussing potential cost savings with management and construction team
  • Prepare proforma reports, evaluating and discussing financial performance and cash-flow issues of ongoing project, recommending actions to meet project completion date
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations and financial reporting
  • Release all cheques, ensuring project funding is available
  • Support team members and other departments as required

Requirements:

  • Degree or diploma and CPA designation completed
  • Experience working at a small to mid-sized public accounting firm or experience working with a residential property developer
  • Knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices, and the analysis and reporting of financial-related reports.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Finance Manager
Downtown Toronto, ON
$100,000-$120,000 base plus bonus, full health and dental benefits, vacation, fitness and transit reimbursements, and RRSP plan

Our client is an excellent project-based business that is in growth mode. The Canadian business is owned by a US parent company with an excellent management team in place. This Finance Manager position will report to the Managing Director and the Global Finance Leader. You should expect growth in this role, eventually moving up to Finance Director of all Canadian operations.

This role will focus on performing day-to-day head office accounting along with financial planning and analysis for the Canadian operations. As the business grows, so will the responsibilities under this individual and he/she will have the mandate to grow the accounting group in the future as there are 3-4 individuals currently in the department.

Responsibilities:

  • Full financial responsibility for the Toronto office
  • Preparation of monthly financial reporting package locally and to the international parent including operational statistics
  • Financial planning including annual budgeting, forecasting and analysis
  • Tax and statutory Compliance and Filings
  • Act as financial advisor to the Senior Management team in developing and implementing business strategies
  • Assist in fee quotes and budgeting project costs
  • Manage a team of financial and administrative staff
  • Banking and cash-flow management
  • Annual audit lead
  • Internal controls and policies/procedures

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education with a specialty in Accounting
  • Designation or working towards a CPA designation is an asset
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in a similar role in professional services – ideally architecture, engineering, or a billables environment
  • Ideally some experience working with a US parent company
  • Requires expert knowledge of local statutory financial reporting and local taxation
  • Hands-on leader who can roll up one’s sleeves versus just leading from the top
  • Highly driven, committed, organized and flexible with the ability to meet challenging deadlines and multiple priorities
  • Self-motivated with excellent attention to detail.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Project Accountant
Downtown Toronto, ON
$60,000-$70,000 base plus bonus, full health and dental benefits, vacation, fitness and transit reimbursements, and RRSP plan

Our client is an excellent project-based business that is in growth mode. The Canadian business is owned by a US-parent and they are looking for a strong project accountant to join the team. This role will report to a Controller and will be instrumental in supporting the accounting department through financial analysis, project accounting and financial reporting.

You will have the opportunity to work on interesting special projects, along with maintaining budgets, processing invoices, AR, billing, General Ledger analysis and reconciliations, general financial reports and other duties as required.

Responsibilities:

  • General accounting for Canadian operations
  • Financial Analysis
  • Compiling financial projections and reports
  • Maintenance and development of budgets
  • Processing client invoices
  • Overseeing collections and AR
  • Processing consultant invoices and billing
  • Handling GL analysis and reconciliations
  • Timesheets and expense reporting
  • Many other ad hoc projects as they come up

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • Some project accounting experience in a professional services firm – architecture or design firm preferred
  • Advanced proficiency with EXCEL
  • Experience with Deltek Vision and Vision Resource Planning preferred
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented self-starter with ability to prioritize
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Financial Controller
North York, Ontario near 404/401
$90,000-$105,000 base plus bonus, lucrative profit-sharing, excellent benefits and vacation

Our client is a Real Estate company in North York, ON. They have been growing steadily and now need to hire a more senior professional into the company as Controller heading up the small accounting team. This position will be a perfect move for a senior accountant, manager or controller who has real estate experience and wants to take that next step up to the controller position. The position will have one direct report and will work directly with the partners on growing the business.

The Financial Controller will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities. The Financial Controller will lead all day-to-day finance operations of the company focusing on the accounting for the development side of the business. This position is a very unique position giving the successful candidate the opportunity to work on more than just typical accounting duties. The Controller will direct all finance, accounting and reporting for all projects by working with the executive and project team, joint ventures, financiers, consultants, government agencies and other stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with the COO in the design of the initial ownership structuring of projects and partnerships.
  • Produce, and continuously analyze cash-flow projections for projects from conception to closing.
  • Manage equity draws for project ownership entities, partnerships, and joint ventures consistent with their respective legal structuring.
  • Provide monthly financial analysis of projects and operations to the internal executive team, with a goal to seek improvements and compliance with project/partnership goals.
  • Prepare quarterly reports on projects with financial statements to be distributed to investors and partners and financiers.
  • Direct, monitor and manage the invoice payables of projects, while reconciling with the contracts to ensure accurate, consistent procedure and payment.
  • Manage the monthly construction draw process with the project cost consultant and construction lender.
  • Conduct reconciliation of all project accounts and report to external accounting/auditing firm(s) for month-end, quarterly, and year-end filings.
  • File for monthly HST input tax credits on projects.
  • Continuously seek financial improvement and efficiency for all projects and operations.

Requirements:

  • University degree in Accounting or Business
  • CPA designation would be an asset
  • 5+ years experience in finance/accounting in real estate
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of EXCEL
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with emphasis on communication; both verbal and written
  • Positive and professional demeanor

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume on confidence to elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Property Accountant
Toronto, Ontario
$65,000-$70,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits

Our client is a stable, established, and growing company in the downtown core of Toronto.

This real estate services business has grown tremendously in the past 10 years and is considered to be top of its class in the real estate industry. The company has great values, promotes from within and therefore does not have large turnover. The values of the business foster a collaborative and fun culture making it a great place to work.

The department is looking for a new intermediate property accountant. The role is an important position that will focus on financial statement analysis and review, preparation of financial reports for properties and accounting support to the operations group.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the monthly reporting and special project deadlines are met
  • Assist in the coordination of the quarterly and annual audit process, annual budget process, monthly re-forecast and year end process
  • Coordinate the integration of new properties into the accounting work flow and reporting structure
  • Review financial statements and corresponding working papers for selected properties
  • Perform monthly accounting functions, including balancing of sub ledgers to general ledger, posting journal entries, analyzing balance sheet accounts, and posting monthly tenant rent
  • Coordinate the input of bad debt provisions, bad debt write-offs and tenant security deposit adjustments
  • Work proactively with the operations group to identify issues regarding the monthly financial reports and provide guidance on proper accounting treatment
  • Participate in the training and implementation of new accounting policies and procedures
  • Special projects and other duties, as assigned by Manager of Accounting

Responsibilities:

  • University degree or college diploma and enrollment in the CPA program
  • 2 years of related property management accounting experience minimum
  • Strong working experience with EXCEL
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to deal effectively and professionally in stressful situations
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to draft, edit and format professional business correspondence

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Supervisor Property Accounting
Toronto, Ontario
Up to $90,000 base plus 5% bonus and great benefits (RRSP match)

Our client is a large real estate company in downtown Toronto, ON looking for a Supervisor Property Accounting for this diverse and interesting portfolio. This company offers an unparalleled work environment with state-of-the-art facilities and a positive and team-oriented culture. The Controller is open to seeing individuals coming from a senior property accounting position or someone who is a supervisor / manager currently.  Don’t wait any longer to apply!

The Property Accounting Supervisor will be responsible for the preparation of accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and annual financial, management, and budget reports and tenant recovery calculations for a portfolio of investment properties.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide management, mentoring and coaching to direct reports, empowering individuals to make decisions and be accountable for their actions
  • Responsible for team annual activities such as property budgets, final operating cost recovery adjustments, annual property taxes, and property audits
  • Planning and completion of annual and monthly activities including annual budgets, annual audits, annual operating cost recovery adjustments, annual property taxes, monthly cut-off schedules, and monthly reporting
  • Responsible for the team’s timely completion of property accounting activities including month-end, quarter-end, year-end, operating cost audits, recoveries, budgets, and forecasts
  • Liaise with property management, asset management, and other stakeholders and functional groups to ensure the team is delivering top-tier service as well as provide assistance and advice as required
  • Work with internal and external auditors on operational and SOX control reviews and audits as well as audit working papers, financial statement audits, and operating cost audits for tenants
  • Help prepare final operating statements, distributions, tax reconciliation, bank accounts, and other acquisition and disposition related activities
  • Act as the subject matter expert for the property accounting group
  • Review and approve financial accounting working papers
  • Deliver service excellence to all clients, customers, and team members

Requirements:

  • Professional accounting designation (CPA) is required or nearly finished
  • Proven track record in property accounting and real estate accounting
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Effective time management skills, works well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Keen interest and dedication to life-long learning and self-improvement
  • Ideally some supervisory experience over a team of accountants – not mandatory

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Senior Property Accountant
Toronto, Ontario
Around $75,000 base plus 5% bonus and great benefits (including RRSP matching program)

Our client is a stable and established organization in Toronto with a huge portfolio.

The property accounting team is looking for a property accountant or senior property accountant with at least 1-3 years of experience.  This role will do the accounting for a portfolio of properties in Canada and across the world, giving the successful candidate unique property accounting experience and unmatched growth potential.

This company has a great reputation and is growing so it’s a great time to join. The reason for the opening is due to growth of the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing reporting and analysis on an individual property basis for reporting to partners, lenders and Corporate Accounting group.
  • Working proactively with property management to identify issues regarding the monthly financial results, tenant escalation / tax questions, and provide guidance on proper accounting policies.
  • All aspects of general ledger accounting including preparing monthly journal entries, bank reconciliations, etc.
  • Preparing real estate tax, operating expense and other CAM (escalation billings) for tenants.
  • Working with property management and other interested parties to coordinate the creation and flow of financial data, budgets and reforecasts.
  • Working with independent auditors and create work papers to be used in conjunction with audits.
  • Reviewing and analyzing tenant leases.

 

Responsibilities:

  • University degree or college diploma in a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Property Accounting for office, industrial or retail portfolios
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced MS EXCEL skills and proficient with MS Word and Outlook
  • Preference will be given to individuals coming with working experience using real estate accounting software

 

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Senior Property Accountant
North York, Ontario (Near 401 and Allen Road)
$70,000-$80,000 base, benefits, profit sharing and great vacation

Our client is a growing Real Estate company in North York, ON and they are looking for a highly motivated individual to join their Property and Development Accounting team. You should be an ambitious team-player who is looking to grow your experience in property accounting, development accounting and corporate accounting.

Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the role of the Senior Accountant will be to perform full-cycle accounting and financial analysis for a portfolio of properties of different asset types. You will also be given the opportunity to work on development accounting and corporate accounting responsibilities. If you’re motivated to grow, this is a company that is looking continue to grow in Canada and the US and in a couple years you could move up to Accounting Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the short/long term cash management of the business including analyzing project cash flow forecasts to ensure the business has an accurate understanding of expected cash flows and cash balances
  • Supervise and review the preparation of the general ledger and working paper files including review of journal entries and bank reconciliations to ensure that financial reports and statements are accurate
  • Assist with the compilation of federal and provincial corporate tax and commodity tax returns for various properties
  • Assist with the external and internal audit processes
  • Timely preparation and review of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements and reporting packages for the various private entities, ensuring that the financial statements are accurate and in accordance with statutory requirements
  • Prepare financial analysis to assist management in various real estate asset management decisions and strategies
  • Review monthly and year-end tenant realty tax and CAM reconciliations, percentage rent and year-end invoicing by reviewing variance analysis, tenant spreadsheets, shortfall analysis and interim billings in order to meet the requirements of the tenants’ leases;
  • Preparation of annual property business plans, including operating, capital and leasing budgets
  • Full cycle accounting of revenue generating properties and/or mortgage investments
  • Handle some Investor/Borrower inquiries
  • Ad-hoc projects and analysis as required by senior finance and senior non-finance staff

Requirements:

  • University degree in Accounting or Business
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in real estate would be an asset
  • ASPE and IFRS knowledge would be beneficial
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with emphasis on communication; both verbal and written
  • Must possess strong multi-tasking and organizational skills

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Senior Analyst – Acquisitions and Investments
Downtown Toronto, Ontario
Very competitive compensation including discretionary bonus and potential for profit-sharing

Our client is an established and growing boutique family office with a focus on alternative investments that is looking for a strong Analyst to step into this Senior Analyst position reporting directly to the President/CEO. This position will be instrumental in strategically evaluating new investment opportunities, offering someone a great opportunity to assist in sourcing and structuring new investments, monitoring the existing portfolio, and help the owner at a strategic level.

Our client believes in taking a long-term approach to investing, with the goal of achieving superior compounded investment returns through strong capital allocation and conducting business with a high degree of integrity. They have experienced 15 years of growth with their investments in the US and Canada, so now is a great time to join and help drive continued success within this opportunistic investment firm.

The Senior Analyst will be accountable for the financial analysis and modelling for all new and existing business investment opportunities in areas such as real estate, energy, and other forms of investment. As a close-knit team, this family office is seeking someone with a strong work ethic desiring a long-term future with the firm. He/she will be a key collaborator to the President in ensuring the deliverance of key metrics to support the strategic plan.

Responsibilities:

  • Due diligence and acquisition analysis
  • Underwrite new investments and create detailed proforma budgets
  • Project budget review with focus on actual vs budget proformas periodically to meet company and project objectives
  • Draft investor letters reporting on sales, cost variances, profits, land use changes, etc. and any other material developments.
  • Analyze project cash flows and prepare sensitivity analysis to study impacts on overall project/investment
  • Prepare equity and investment IRR waterfall analysis
  • Monitor and update all project proformas, cashflows and IRR models in conjunction with other team members
  • Participate, collaborate and give recommendations on new and existing investments and identify areas for improvement

 Requirements:

  • Strong sense of integrity, eagerness to learn and a high degree of humility
  • Must have at least three (3) or more years’ experience in financial analysis in real estate development or similar
  • Completed a university degree; a professional designation with exposure to real estate development is preferred but not mandatory
  • Have a reasonable understanding of both high-rise and low-rise, mixed use and commercial development
  • Possess excellent communication (both written and verbal) and presentation skills
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and self-motivated and able to collaborate openly within a team environment

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Senior Analyst, Portfolio Management
Toronto, Ontario
$85,000-$95,000 base plus 15% bonus, excellent benefits

Our client is one of the top Real Estate Investment Trusts in Canada, looking for a CPA-designated accountant or analyst to join the group in the role of Portfolio Management Analyst. You will preferably come with some real estate industry experience, private equity or pension fund experience. The Analyst will coordinate with and amongst internal teams to produce reporting deliverables including scheduled reporting packages and ad hoc information needs of the key investors.

The Financial Analyst will collaborate with the Investment, Asset Management and Finance functions, and other teams as part of their day-to-day activities. The Analyst, Portfolio Management reports to the Chief Financial Officer with also significant collaboration with the Vice President, Finance & Corporate Controller.

Huge growth potential with this position, so don’t wait any longer to apply!

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the monthly, quarterly and annual operational and real estate investment portfolio performance reporting requirements to the Investors;
  • Support Asset Management and Investments team members regarding reporting matters and respond to enquiries and information needs in a timely and professional manner;
  • Maintain and be responsible for the overall corporate and portfolio performance models;
  • Asses the impact of new investment opportunities on the total portfolio performance and KPIs;
  • Build from scratch, update, and redesign financial models with the flexibility to run scenarios, test assumptions and perform sensitivity analysis;
  • Participate in corporate processes, including maintaining portfolio company financial modelling, and valuation;
  • Support development of portfolio strategic plans and develop financial models to support strategic initiatives;
  • Promote continuous improvements in processes and reporting, proactively identifying opportunities for enhancements;
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing unexpected variances;
  • Assist in the design and report development of Yardi Voyager system to drive efficiencies in financial and portfolio performance reporting;
  • Perform special projects and ad hoc reporting as required

Requirements:

  • 3 years minimum of experience in a related role within the financial services, accounting and/or real estate investment industry.
  • Post-secondary education in accounting, finance or real estate.
  • CPA designation. Other professional designations such as MBA or CFA is a bonus.
  • Work experience in real estate industry, preferably in an institution, pension fund or private equity business.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with prominent real estate accounting systems is required. Experience with Yardi Voyager is an asset.
  • Superior proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and in particular, Excel
  • Strong investment financial analysis skills; ability to calculate, interpret, and understand real estate returns (IRRs, levered/unlevered returns, etc.).
  • Demonstrates strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt to change while remaining focused on strategic objectives.
  • Enthusiastic, friendly, and solution-oriented work style.
  • Strong attention to detail.

The successful applicant will be a self-starter, responsible and confident individual who possesses high energy, excellent time management and organization skills. They will be a strong team player and welcome the opportunities to “roll up their sleeves” and “think outside the box”. Superior verbal and written communication skills are essential as the Analyst, Portfolio Management and will work directly with Senior Management on transactions and various strategic initiatives

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Senior Manager Development Accounting
North York, Ontario
$95,000 – $105,000 annual salary, 4 weeks of vacation, pension, health/dental benefits

Our client is an growing real estate development company looking for a senior manager of development accounting to join the team in the North York office. This is a great opportunity for either a senior accountant/manager currently working in construction/development company or a CPA-designated senior accountant / manager coming from public accounting looking to get into the hottest industry in the Greater Toronto Area – real estate development!

Our well-known client in Toronto develops real estate primarily in the GTA and is looking to add a strong self-motivated development accounting manager to the team. This Accounting Manager will work on a varied array of interesting responsibilities like monthly draw work and preparing project pro forma statements, to name a few. Don’t wait longer to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly financial draw package, effectively communicating with construction team and third-party cost consulting firm to ensure timely delivery of package and receipts of funding
  • Monthly/year end financial statements
  • Preparation of monthly cash flows, reviewing all job costs, account reconciliations
  • HST remittances submission to CRA
  • Customization and upgrades verification & reconciliations
  • Commissions verification and reconciliations
  • Review budget and costs on monthly basis, identifying and discussing potential cost savings with management and construction team
  • Prepare proforma reports, evaluating and discussing financial performance and cash-flow issues of ongoing project, recommending actions to meet project completion date
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations and financial reporting
  • Release all cheques, ensuring project funding is available
  • Support team members and other departments as required

Requirements:

  • Degree or diploma and CPA designation completed
  • Experience working at a small to mid-sized public accounting firm or experience working with a construction/development company as a senior accountant
  • Knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices, and the analysis and reporting of financial-related reports
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Job Title: Senior Staff Accountant

Location: Toronto, ON

Salary: Excellent Compensation Package (based on experience)

One of Canada’s premier independent chartered professional accounting firms currently looking for a proactive, self-starter to join our team as a Senior Staff Accountant. The position is responsible for several engagements and may at times be involved in multiple projects at the same time. The ideal candidate should have an understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting and Auditing Principals (GAAP and GAAS) and Canadian taxation to be able to carry out and supervise field work in the more complex areas of the audit.

Responsibilities:

  • To plan and prepare time budget for review and audit engagements for subsequent approval by the Manager and/or the Partner;
  • Prepare financial statements including all the required notes and year end letters (i.e., enclosure letter, legal information letter and engagement letter);
  • Ensure that all planned procedures have been completed in accordance with the firm’s policies and procedures, and GAAS, if applicable. Also, to ensure that all queries and outstanding points have been cleared satisfactorily;
  • To complete the following audit sections: walkthroughs, internal control analysis, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, revenue and expenses;
  • Complete entire NTRs, reviews and small audits;
  • Train and supervise junior staff on audit engagements;
  • Prepare corporate and personal tax returns;
  • Review any significant assurance engagement findings or questions involving accounting principles or statement presentation with the Manager or Partner and make suggestions as to their resolution.

Qualifications:

  • University degree;
  • Completion of or close to completion of CPA, CA designation;
  • At least three years’ practical experience in public practice.
  • Experience with the following software’s Caseware, Caseview, Taxprep, MS Word, Excel, Outlook

Personal Effectiveness

  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail;
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP, CAS and Canadian tax;
  • Requires little supervision on routine tasks;

Client Service

  • Excellent client service skills, with the desire and ability to understand the clients’ businesses;
  • Comfortable making contact with clients; conscious of client relations and expectations.

 

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please apply now and email casey@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Job Title: Intermediate Staff Accountant

Location: Toronto, ON

Salary: Excellent Compensation Package (based on experience)

 

One of Canada’s premier independent chartered professional accounting firms currently looking for a proactive, self-starter to join our team as a Intermediate Staff Accountant. The position is responsible for several engagements and may at times be involved in multiple projects at the same time. The ideal candidate should have an understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting and Auditing Principals (GAAP and GAAS) and Canadian taxation to be able to carry out and supervise field work in the more complex areas of the audit.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare financial statements including all the required notes and year end letters (i.e., enclosure letter, legal information letter and engagement letter);
  • Ensure that all planned procedures have been completed in accordance with the firm’s policies and procedures, and GAAS, if applicable. Also to ensure that all queries and outstanding points have been cleared satisfactorily;
  • Complete the following audit sections: walkthroughs, internal control analysis, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, revenue and expenses;
  • To complete entire NTRs, reviews and small audits;
  • Prepare corporate and personal tax returns;
  • Review any significant assurance engagement findings or questions involving accounting principles or statement presentation with the Manager or Partner and make suggestions as to their resolution.

Qualifications:

  • University degree;
  • Working towards the CPA designation
  • Completion of CFE
  • At least two years’ practical experience in public practice.
  • Experience with the following software’s Caseware, Caseview, Taxprep, MS Word, Excel, Outlook

Personal Effectiveness

  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail;
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP, CAS and Canadian tax;
  • Requires little supervision on routine tasks;

Client Service

  • Excellent client service skills, with the desire and ability to understand the clients’ businesses;
  • Comfortable making contact with clients; conscious of client relations and expectations.

 

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please apply now and email casey@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Manager – Business Valuations
Toronto, ON
$95,000-$110,000 base plus bonus and excellent benefits

Our client is a reputable public accounting firm in Toronto. The firm is looking for a manager of business valuations to join their advisory team. Reporting to the Business Valuation and Litigation Services Partner, the Manager will be responsible for management of each engagement including planning/methodology, communications with clients and counsel, financial research, review and analysis of documents, conducting and leading meetings with clients, supervision/oversight of junior staff, and supporting marketing initiatives of the practice.

The plan will be to have this position move up to senior manager and eventually partner. This fantastic public accounting firm has divisions in audit, advisory and tax.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversight of information requests and management of documents/productions
  • Financial statement and document analysis
  • Prepare financial analysis and models
  • Assist in engagement planning including identification of key issues, methodology and budgeting
  • Conduct research for reports
  • Communicate with clients and legal counsel
  • Prepare expert reports for business valuation, damage claims or forensic accounting investigations
  • Supervise team’s work to ensure accuracy and completeness

Requirements:

  • CPA CA and CBV
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in litigation/family law/corporate law/ corporate reorganizations/M&A/forensic work/ or business valuations
  • Track record of well-written reports and correspondence prepared for litigation purposes
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, counsel, or other parties
  • Ability to provide practical solutions to complex problems
  • Strong communication skills – both orally and written

 

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send your resume in confidence to elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Financial Controller
Concord, Ontario
$95,000 $105,000 base, 10% bonus, cell phone, CPA fees, and health/dental benefits

Our client is a growing and established manufacturing company with operations in Canada and the US and due to growth, they are looking to hire a Financial Controller to lead their accounting/finance team. As a key member of the company’s Management Team, the Financial Controller will lead and be responsible for the daily administration of the company’s accounting and financial activities, reporting directly to the owner and supervising a team of two junior accounting staff.

This is an excellent opportunity for a designated accountant coming from manufacturing who has some experience managing a small team and wants to help this company grow organically and through acquisitions. The position will allow the financial controller to have a broad focus versus a narrow one with a larger organization. Apply now – this owner is motivated to hire sooner rather than later.

Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain appropriate financial controls
  • Produce Weekly and Monthly reports for Management
  • Conduct Month / Year end closings and produce Monthly and Annual financial reporting packages
  • Complete month-end reconciliation of the general ledger and all reporting
  • Lead and complete the annual budgeting process for the company
  • Analyze and assist management in the calculation of factory overhead, SG&A and other ratios
  • Assist Management in the preparation of customer quotes where necessary
  • Complete variance reporting, investigate discrepancies and coordinate reconciliation of variances
  • Execute Cash Management and Bank reconciliation processes
  • Manage the financial reporting of the inter-company transfer of products
  • Lead external Accounting firms through the annual Assurance / Audit process
  • Prepare and submit any financial or Regulatory Filings as necessary
  • Manage and oversee A/P and A/R processing
  • Co-ordinate and execute the payroll process with internal managers and external Payroll providers
  • Manage and Analyze currency transactions
  • Provide in-depth financial assistance to CEO and General Managers as needed
  • Develop and maintain thorough financial procedures and systems
  • Develop and manage improved paperless workflow processes
  • System Owner for the ERP/MRP/Financial System including working with external service providers for system upgrades, functional enhancements and reporting changes.

Requirements

  • CPA designation
  • 5+ years in the manufacturing industry ideally as a controller
  • Cost accounting working experience
  • Hands on experience and understanding of integrated ERP / MRP and accounting systems
  • Experience working with external accounting firms and banking partners
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Valid passport and/or acceptable documents for travel to the US
  • Travel to the US will be required one day per month

 

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email casey@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

 

Senior Staff Accountant
Oshawa, ON
$65,000 – $75,000 base plus bonus and excellent benefits

Our client is a public accounting firm located in Oshawa, ON and they are seeking an experienced accountant with his/her CPA completed or actively pursuing it. The continued growth of the team’s assurance practice has led to the opportunity for a motivated intermediate or senior accountant to join the team.

The firm offers great career development and progression, coaching, flexible work arrangements and a very competitive total compensation package for this area of Ontario.

Responsibilities

  • Working with a diverse client base of small to mid-sized owner managed businesses across many industries, not for profit organizations, professional services, and individuals
  • Plan and prepare time budget for review and audit engagements for subsequent approval by the Manager and/or the Partner;
  • Prepare financial statements including all the required notes and year end letters (i.e., enclosure letter, legal information letter and engagement letter);
  • Ensure that all planned procedures have been completed in accordance with the firm’s policies and procedures, and GAAS, if applicable.  Also, to ensure that all queries and outstanding points have been cleared satisfactorily;
  • Complete the following audit sections: walkthroughs, internal control analysis, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, revenue and expenses;
  • Complete entire NTRs, reviews and small audits;
  • Train and supervise junior staff on audit engagements;
  • Prepare corporate and personal tax returns;
  • Promptly review any significant assurance engagement findings or questions involving accounting principles or statement presentation with the Manager or Partner and make suggestions as to their resolution

Requirements

  • CPA (CA, CGA, or CMA) designation (or close to) with public accounting experience
  • Sound knowledge of GAAP, audit and review procedures, and tax compliance
  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn and develop
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills particularly in MS Excel
  • Strong communication skills – both oral and written

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send your resume in confidence to casey@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Senior Staff Accountant
North York, ON
$60,000-$70,000 base plus bonus and great benefits

Our client is a reputable accounting firm in North York with services in audit, tax and advisory. The firm is looking for a senior staff accountant (designated or close to) to join the business and hopefully grow with the business to become partner. The client-base for this position will be privately held owner-managed companies and the successful candidate should take pride and enjoy working with business owners to help them through the many accounting issues that come up.

If you see your career remaining in public accounting and you want a firm that values its employees, apply now!

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and prepare time budget for review and audit engagements
  • Prepare financial statements including all the required notes and year end letters
  • Ensure that all planned procedures have been completed in accordance with the firm’s policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all queries and outstanding points have been cleared satisfactorily
  • Complete the following audit sections: walkthroughs, internal control analysis, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, revenue and expenses
  • Complete entire NTRs, reviews and small audits
  • Prepare corporate and personal tax returns
  • Promptly review any significant assurance engagement findings or questions involving accounting principles or statement presentation with the Manager or Partner and make suggestions as to their resolution
  • Train and supervise junior staff on audit engagements

Requirements:

  • University Degree and completion or close to completion of CPA designation
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in public accounting
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP, CAS, and Canadian tax
  • Excellent client service skills with desire and ability to understand the clients’ businesses
  • Strong communication skills to deal with internal and external stakeholders
  • Can-do attitude and a desire to grow and be challenged

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Title: Procurement Manager

Salary: Up to $110,000

Location: Georgetown

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Our client, a large construction business with an international presence are expanding their procurement team. They are moving forwards with a transformation to ensure procurement is a more strategic function than present and can properly support the Project Managers and teams.

As a result, they are seeking a Procurement Manager who can manage 6 reports spread geographically around the country. You will ensure compliance to procurement processes within the team whilst managing supplier sourcing, negotiation and management.

Previous experience of the construction industry will be paramount in this role as you will be expected to provide expert guidance to the business and the wider procurement team.

An ideal candidate will have:

• 8+ years procurement experience within construction
• A team player who enjoys working in cross functional teams
• Highly self motivated
• Great communication and negotiation skills

If you feel you could be the next Procurement Manager then please apply today!

Title: Procurement Specialist

Salary: Up to $65,000

Location: Halifax

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Our client, a large Canadian owned business who focus on construction and facilities management are in the early stages of a Procurement transformation. This is a really exciting time for the team where they are challenging the previous norms and establishing a more strategic department. This will lead to far greater emphasis on stakeholder engagement and supplier management.

They are seeking an experienced Procurement Specialist to join the team and play a key role in this transformation in Nova Scotia. It will suit someone who enjoys a fast paced environment where significant change is planned. You would ideally have experience within Construction, Oil & Gas or Technical Facilities Management.

This is a role where you can play a significant part within the Nova Scotia region with the potential to step into a larger role in the future.

An ideal candidate will have:

  • 5+ years procurement experience within a similar industry
  • A team player who enjoys working in cross functional teams
  • Highly self motivated
  • Great communication and negotiation skills

Manager – Claims Procurement
Mississauga

This role reports into the Director of Strategic Sourcing for this large company in Financial Services.  They are looking for a collaborative Procurement Manager who creates and develops relationships with stakeholders and vendors to ensure the best value and drive bottom-line results.  This team is driven forward by an inspiring CPO.  A great role, with a great team

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years Procurement experience
  • Automobile repair and replacement experience
  • Property restoration experience
  • Legal services, healthcare professionals and claims adjusters experince

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769.

Category Manager – Software
Downtown Toronto

This global company is seeking an experienced Software Procurement professional who can manage all of their Licence agreements, including complex cloud agreements.  This procurement team is growing and developing and this client needs someone who they rely on to manage their most complex deals.  This company is centrally located and is very open to flexible working and working from home.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years IT Procurement experience
  • Proven experience in complex software deals
  • Experience with cloud agreements
  • Advanced communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769.

Senior Category Manager – IT
Brampton

A Senior Manager role, reporting into a dynamic Director for this large Canadian company.  The role involves managing a motivated team through a transformation, while maintaining a first class procurement service to your stakeholders.  As the ideal candidate you will have considerable experience in IT and telecoms procurement.  A great role with a great company and great salary and package.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years IT Procurement experience
  • Management/leadership experience
  • A strategic Procurement approach
  • Advanced communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769.

Category Specialist – IT
Brampton

This massive Canadian brand is seeking 2 bright and ambitious Procurement professionals to join their team and develop their career.  Your role with involve working with different stakeholders and advising them on their Hardware, Software and Network procurement.  As the right candidate for this role, you will be a tech savvy individual with the ability to talk to people of all levels and guide them through a best practice procurement process.  This company is going through a lot of change, which will lead to significant career opportunities over the next few years.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years IT Procurement experience
  • Full cycle RFP experience
  • A positive, can-do attitude
  • Advanced communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769.

Category Manager – Software
North Toronto

This global Financial Services organisation is seeking a seasoned procurement expert in software.  This is a mature procurement team with established processes and procedures.  Ideally you will have experience working on complex software deals with large vendors like Microsoft, Adobe, SAP, SAS.  This role is within a forward thinking company who embraces mature HR approaches like flexible work hours and working from home.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years IT Procurement experience
  • Proven experience in complex software deals
  • A strategic Procurement approach
  • Advanced communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769.

Category Manager – Construction and Real Estate
Downtown Toronto

A strategic role working on a massive Real Estate spend.  Ideally you will have experience in Construction and/or Engineering procurement.  Knowledge of CCDC contracts would give you a distinct advantage in this role.  This is an opportunity to work for a thriving company who embraces change and strategic development.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years Procurement experience
  • Category experience in Construction and/or Engineering
  • A consultative/advisory approach with vendors and stakeholders
  • A positive and proactive approach to change and transformation

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6769.

Manager, Vendor Risk, Governance and Performance
Waterloo

This large Canadian company is seeking a Manager to lead their Supplier Management, Risk and Governance.  They are looking for a bright individual who is able to develop policy and process in vendor management, including scorecarding and questionnaires.  The ability to consult and influence key stakeholders is critical as supplier risk and governance is developing within the company, but work needs to be done.  An opportunity to work in the Head Office of a major Canadian company.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 7+ years Vendor Management experience
  • Significant Risk and Governance experience
  • Strong leadership experience
  • The ability to consult to key stakeholders

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 416 560 0434.

Director Procurement Transformation
Downtown Toronto

This large Canadian organisation is seeking a senior Procurement professional with significant transformation experience to lead change within the department.  Reporting to the CPO, you will ideally have a management consulting background in Procurement or Supply Chain transformation, working at the Manager/Senior Manager level.  A rare opportunity in the marketplace.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 7+ years Procurement experience
  • Significant experience in transformation projects
  • A management consulting background from a large firm with a high annual rating
  • Advanced communication and presentation skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 416 560 0434.

Sourcing Specialist – Facilities
Downtown Toronto

This large Shared Services organisation is seeking a Sourcing Specialist with a strong background in Facilities or Construction.  This is a project based role where you will be working with multiple stakeholders from multiple sites, advising and leading their procurement needs.  You will need to be a strong communicator, with confidence in your ability to lead a best practice procurement process on behalf of high level stakeholders.  This organisation is going through a period of growth, which means there is huge potential for career progression.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years Sourcing experience
  • Category experience in Facilities and Construction
  • Full cycle RFP experience
  • Excellent communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 416 560 0434.

Procurement Specialist – Healthcare
Downtown Toronto  

This healthcare organisation is seeking a strong Procurement Specialist ideally with a background in the same industry. A key focus with this role is to work with and advise various stakeholders on the procurement of medical and non-medical supplies and services.  The company is seeking a confident, motivated candidate with excellent communication skills and a can-do, problem solving attitude.  A rewarding opportunity for someone who is interested in really making a difference in what they do.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years Procurement experience
  • Ideally some experience within the healthcare industry
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Excellent communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 416 560 0434.

Strategic Sourcing Manager
Downtown Toronto  

A management opportunity for a bright, ambitious Procurement professional ready to take the next step in their career.  Managing a diverse indirect category list including: Professional Services, IT and Facilities.  This is also an opportunity to enter the busy Financial Services industry which usually demands industry experience at this level.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 4+ years Indirect Procurement experience
  • Strong Sourcing, Vendor Management and Contract Management skills.
  • Extremely strong stakeholder management skills
  • Exceptional communication skills.

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 416 560 0434.

Senior Tax Analyst (Industry) – Toronto Based (c.$90,000-$95,000)

 

Winchesters Taxation are working with a large international organisation to recruit a Senior Tax Analyst for their head office function in Downtown Toronto.

 

You will be responsible for preparation of complex Canadian and international corporate tax returns, quarterly and annual tax reporting, provisioning, compliance, research on tax issues and legislation, assisting in tax audits and interaction with tax authorities.

You will ideally have a knowledge of international tax, however Canadian corporate tax is key.

  • Graduate with CPA designation and ideally pursuing In-depth Tax
  • Experience in complex corporate tax activities backed by experience in a large public accounting tax function.
  • Highly analytical with strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail orientated

This role offers an excellent opportunity to move across to industry and broaden existing taxation skills and experience, in a large central function.

Apply in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

Tax Manager – Midtown Toronto (c.$100,000)

We are working with a large GTA accounting firm to recruit a Tax Manager for their Midtown Toronto site. They have well-established tax and advisory teams and the scale to offer complex work and career development.

You will be responsible for tax planning, review, overseeing large tax returns/filings, resolving tax issues, communication internally and with CRA, researching new tax legislation, and client projects. You will manage client relationships, business development, and identify opportunities for additional client services.

You will mentor, train, and support members of the tax team, managing the workflow, and optimising resources.

This firm values client focused individuals, with strong relationship building skills, adaptability, accountability, and a collaborative approach, coupled obviously with strong technical skills in the area of tax.

  • CPA designation, be working through your In-depth tax courses, and have in excess of 3 years tax experience.
  • Excellent client and colleague relationship management skills.
  • Strong Canadian corporate and personal tax knowledge.

If you would be interested in getting more information please apply in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

Job Type: Full-time

Tax Senior – US Tax – West GTA (c.$80,000)

Winchesters Taxation are recruiting for an experienced US Tax specialist on behalf of a multi-office public accounting firm.

 

You will join the successful and expanding US tax practice of a firm that also provides audit, assurance, and Canadian tax services.

You will be responsible for preparing and reviewing US corporate and personal taxes, providing planning and advice on cross border structures and compliance, and researching and interpreting new legislation.

You will have involvement in client business development, and be key in relationship management, leading assignments and projects.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Canadian or US CPA designation.
  • 5 years post qualification experience in US tax and ideally in a public accounting practice.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, motivated and ambitious.
  • Excellent customer service/client relationship management skills..

This is a growing US tax team and offers opportunities for development. The role presents a great chance to grow your skills and career.

 

If you would like to find out more about the role email adrian@winchesters.ca in confidence

Tax Manager – Mississauga (c.$100,000)

Winchesters are recruiting for an experienced Tax Manager on behalf of a large multi office accounting firm in the Mississauga area.

As Tax Manager you will work on varying tax assignments with a client base of public and private businesses that cut across a broad set of sectors. You will work on corporate tax with some involvement in personal, and may be involved in some international tax work.

You will be responsible for managing multiple engagements at any one time, leading and coaching less experienced team members, and taking a hands-on role in assignments.

You will advise clients on suitable tax strategies, reviewing returns and auditing work, conducting research, identifying and advising on improvements for clients, and assessing additional business opportunities within clients.

  • CPA designation and at least studying In-Depth Tax or MTax.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, motivated and ambitious.
  • Team management and development skills.
  • Excellent customer service/client relationship management skills.
  • Experience of working with larger private of public company clients.

This is a growing tax team and offers opportunities for development. The role presents a great chance to grow your skills and career.

 

If you would like to find out more, please apply in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

Senior Manager – Tax – Midtown Toronto – (Excellent package)

Our client is a large and growing public accounting firm in midtown with audit, advisory and tax services. The firm is looking for a Senior Manager to join the business as part of the growth. This firm’s tax group has an excellent reputation for implementing tax planning opportunities, advisory, and tax compliance reviews, and this role will work on broad ranging assignments with large private and small corporate clients.

This firm is one where individuals join and don’t leave because of the great working environment, progression potential, and the positive culture that they promote. Located in midtown Toronto, the firm is in an excellent location for anyone living in the Greater Toronto Area.

Responsibilities:

  • Tax lead on client engagements
  • Develop an understanding of the client’s business as it relates to a particular area or assignment
  • Plan and organize the tax team as required for preparation of tax returns, and conduct, document and present tax research
  • Offer tax compliance services and work closely with Partners to provide innovative tax planning ideas to a variety of clients
  • Research tax issues and present conclusions to the shareholder or manager.
  • Provide daily guidance and coaching, and develop the tax knowledge of more junior tax team members
  • Be a member of the full-service team to meet the operational tax needs of our clients
  • Provide timely, high quality, exceptional service to our clients

Requirements:

  • Over 7 years of experience in public accounting practice, preparing and reviewing personal, corporate and trust returns, estate tax planning, corporate reorganizations and dispute resolution.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of increasingly complex tax concepts and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations
  • Professional Accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to collaborate with firm client services teams
  • Proven strong project management and organizational skills

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $120,000.00 to $180,000.00 /year

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email adrian@winchesters.ca in confidence.

 

Tax Manager – Financial Services – North Toronto (c.$110,000)

Winchesters Taxation are working with a large North American financial services business to recruit a Manager of Taxation to be based in their offices in North Toronto.

The role will focus on corporate tax and you will be responsible for reporting activities and tax compliance, research and updating on tax policy and regulations, involvement in planning, and liasing with relevant the tax authorities.

This is a great opportunity to join an established team where you grow and develop, step into a managers role and where you have progression opportunities.

Candidates should be:

  • Degree qualified and CPA designated.
  • In-depth 1/2 and ideally 3 taxation qualified or MTax.
  • You will have excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Background in financial services preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $90,000.00 to $100,000.00 /year

For further information email adrian@winchesters.ca

Corporate Tax Analyst – Toronto Based (c.$80-85,000)

Winchesters Taxation are working with a prestigious Canadian corporate to recruit a Tax Analyst. This hire is part of a further development of tax in this growing business.

You will have a background in the tax function of a large organisation, ideally with international subsidiaries, and will have been responsible for preparation of complex Canadian and international corporate tax returns, and quarterly and annual tax reporting.

You will have been involved in tax provisioning, compliance, research on tax issues, assisting in tax audits and interaction with tax authorities. You will ideally have a knowledge of international tax, transfer pricing, and indirect tax.

This role offers an experienced tax professional an ideal opportunity to develop and prove their knowledge in a highly successful, fast paced, and growing business.

  • Graduate with CPA designation and ideally pursuing In-depth Tax
  • IFRS knowledge
  • Highly analytical with strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail orientated

Apply in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

TAX MANAGER

Based in Peterborough

Excellent salary and package

Are you looking to live in cottage country and maintain that demanding and progressive career as a Tax Manager?

Winchesters Taxation are working with a client that would offer both. Our client is a large accounting firm with a reputation for service and a culture that offers great work life balance and development.

They are looking for an experienced and motivated Tax Manager to join an established tax practice assisting in preparation of Canadian income tax returns, conducting tax compliance, planning, research to resolve complex tax issues, and liaising with the relevant tax authorities.

You will also support and coach the team and take the lead with less experienced staff.

Requirements:

  • CPA designation.
  • Experience in a public accounting firm and ideally 5 years experience in tax.
  • In-Depth Tax Course completed or currently studying.
  • Strong technical knowledge of Canadian tax.
  • Caseware and Taxprep skills.
  • Excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills.

Apply in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

Senior Manager – Tax (with Progression to Partner)

Location: Toronto

Salary: $150,000 – $200,000

 

I am working with a Toronto based mid-sized accounting firm to recruit a Senior Manager who they aim will quickly move to the role Partner. This new role will allow them to increase the senior level support required for their growing taxation practice.

This organisation is part of a large group of companies with national and global coverage and they are growing with increased inbound business.

They intend to further develop their tax function in Toronto and are looking for an experienced Senior Manager looking for progression to Partner. This will be a key hire in this development and the role offers both progression and an exciting opportunity to grow a business.

Working with mainly private and owner managed clients, you will undertake tax engagements and implement tax planning strategies for their clients. Given the increased focus on developing the function, you will need to be highly client/customer service focused.

  • Review client corporate and personal tax returns and identify planning opportunities.
  • Research tax matters and develop tax planning strategy.
  • Preparation of tax memorandums, and tax due diligence.
  • Understanding of interpretation and application of tax legislation.
  • Leading projects and being a manager and mentor the team.
  • Highlighting business development opportunities with clients.

You will possess the following experience:

  • CPA, and In-Depth Tax Course/ Master of Tax (MTax)
  • Experience at senior level in the tax practice of an accounting firm.
  • IT literacy and experience of Excel, tax software such as TaxPrep & tax research software.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and presentation skills, analytical, with strong attention to detail.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send your resume to adrian@winchesters.ca in confidence.

 

Manager of Taxation

(Downtown Toronto)

$110,000 – $135,000

 

Our client is a large successful consumer products business with global coverage. They are looking to recruit a Manager of Taxation to coordinate company corporate tax and manage their international tax activities.

You will be involved in tax compliance (domestic and international), tax planning, advisory, transfer pricing, and managing the relationship with Canadian and international tax authorities, and with external accounting firms.

 

You will be responsible for reporting activities and tax compliance in the business, research on tax policy and regulations, and be the tax “go-to” within the business.

 

The role would suit a candidate with a broad tax background and who has the level of experience to work self sufficiently. The breadth and level of the role offers a challenging, interesting, and rewarding opportunity and the chance of using a wide range of technical knowledge.

  • Degree qualified and CPA designation.
  • CICA In-depth qualified or MTax.
  • You will have excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Background in international corporate organisation would be an asset.

 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $110,000 to $135,000 /year

 

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please get in touch adrian@winchesters.ca

Senior Staff Accountant – Tax

Mid town Toronto

c.$70,000

Winchesters Taxation are working with a mid-size accounting firm to recruit and experienced candidate to focus on tax activities. The organisation works mainly with private and owner managed businesses and their tax division conducts corporate, private, and international tax work across a broad range of sectors.

You will be responsible for:

  • Review of corporate and personal tax returns, including T2, HST returns and claims, T4, T5, NR4, T3 trust returns.
  • Client liaison to obtain information required to prepare and finalize tax returns.
  • Preparation of objections, voluntary disclosures, and managing queries with CRA.
  • Tax analysis, research and summaries required for tax planning and advisory projects.

Requirements:

  • CPA designation and 2-3 years experience of tax within an accounting firm.
  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills.

This client is open to recruiting candidates with mixed tax and audit background and developing them towards a wholly tax role. As such it suits candidates who are eager to now specialize in tax.

 

Tax Manager

London, Ontario

Excellent package

We are working with a large Ontario accounting firm to recruit a Tax Manager for their London site. They have a well-established tax and advisory team, and a reputation for a great working environment, and ambitious and positive culture.

You will be responsible for review, overseeing large tax returns/filings, resolving tax issues, communication internally and with CRA, research and client projects. You will manage client relationships, business development, and identify opportunities for additional client services. You will also look to promote the firm through likes of seminars, and online media articles.

You will mentor, train, and support members of the tax team, managing the workflow, and optimising resources.

This firm values client focused individuals, with strong relationship building skills, adaptability, accountability, and a collaborative approach, coupled obviously with strong technical skills in the area of tax.

You will have a CPA designation, be working through your In-depth tax courses, and have in excess of 3 years tax experience.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca.

 

Senior Tax Associate/Staff Accountant

c.$75,000

Vaughan

 

We are working with a client to recruit a Senior Tax Associate to join an established tax team in a mid sized firm. This firm is committed to employee development, training & mentoring.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review tax returns, corporate tax compliance.
  • identify opportunities for planning.
  • Research and apply tax legislation.
  • Co-ordinate teams and review work.
  • Develop strong client relationships and network with existing and potential clients
  • Work with Partners and Managers in tax team.

 

Requirements:

 

  • CPA and working through In-depth Tax course.
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Professional, proactive, and with attention to detail.
  • High level of technical experience

Senior Manager – Tax
Oakville/Burlington, ON
$130,000-$160,000 base plus bonus

Our client is a well known mid-sized firm with an established tax practice.

The firm is looking for a Senior Manager – Tax to concentrate on managing the existing team, ensuring service is provided and signing off on work. The firm’s tax group has an excellent reputation and works mainly with private organizations. They have a friendly family atmosphere, whilst professional and offering the career opportunities required.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to review corporate tax returns and identify planning opportunities.
  • Tax research and develop tax planning strategies.
  • Assist with client’s corporate reorganizations, transactions and other tax planning.
  • Preparation of tax memorandums & due diligence reports;
  • Interpreting and applying tax legislation.
  • Ability to manage and coach team members.
  • Identify and deliver business development opportunities.

Requirements:

  • CPA, and CICA In-Depth Tax Course or a Master of Tax (MTax)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a Canadian tax role.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to organize, prepare and clearly present information to our clients and team.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send your resume in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

Tax Manager

Hamilton Area

(c.$100,000)

 

Winchesters are recruiting for an experienced Tax Manager on behalf of an accounting firm in the Hamilton area.

 

As Tax Manager you will work within an established team to service a client base of mainly private and owner managed companies across a broad section of industries and tax activities.

You will be responsible for managing multiple engagements at any one time, leading and coaching team members through the process, and taking a hands-on role in activities. You will advise clients on suitable tax strategies, reviewing returns and working papers, conduct research, advise on opportunities, and identify additional business within clients.

  • CPA, In-Depth Tax/MTax designation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Team management and development skills.
  • Excellent customer service/client relationship management skills.
  • Experience of working with private company clients.

This is a growing tax team and offers opportunities for development. The company prides itself on offering a good work life balance and very competitive packages. The role presents a great chance to grow your career whilst maintaining quality of life.

 

Sales Tax Recovery Consultant

Toronto Area

Excellent Package

 

We are recruiting for specialists in sales, indirect, commodity taxes to join a sales tax advisory and recovery business located in the Toronto area.

 

You will:

 

  • Undertake engagements to identify recoveries for clients, managing the projects (plans, schedules, and required deliverables).
  • You will liaise with clients, identify opportunities, and conduct client presentations.
  • Gather data on returns, tax invoices, purchase orders, review and reconcile data and assess issues.

 

Experience:

 

  • Degree level in Accounting and Finance or equivalent, and a detailed knowledge of and experience in Canadian sales tax.
  • Experienced in dealing and negotiating with the Canada Revenue Agency and other relevant government agencies.

 

This role offers a demanding and highly rewarding role for specialists in sales tax.

Manager of Taxation

(Toronto)

Our client is a financial services business with a global footprint, who are growing as an organisation. They are looking to recruit a Manager of Taxation to concentrate on corporate tax but with involvement in projects as broad as international and process automation.

You will be responsible for reporting activities and tax compliance, research and updating on tax policy and regulations, involvement in planning, and communicating within the business internally and externally to the tax authorities. The role would suit a candidate looking for a business where they can development and have progression opportunities.

Candidates should be:

  • Degree qualified.
  • In-depth 1/2 and ideally 3 taxation qualified or MTax.
  • You will have excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Background in financial services would be an asset.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $90,000.00 to $100,000.00 /year

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please get in touch adrian@winchesters.ca

Tax Senior Manager (International)

Toronto, ON

Our client is a reputable and growing public accounting firm in Toronto with audit, advisory and tax services available. The firm is looking for a Senior Manager to join the business focused on international clients tax requirements. This firm’s tax group has an excellent reputation for implementing tax planning opportunities, advisory, and tax compliance reviews, concentrating on Canadian Tax for international clients. This area is very buoyant for them and they are eager to identify specialists who can help manage and capitalise on the volume of business.

This firm is one where individuals join and don’t leave because of the great working environment and positive culture that they promote. I addition, opportunity to progress to Partner is available given the structure of the team. Located in Toronto, the firm is in an excellent location for anyone living in the Greater Toronto Area.

Responsibilities:

  • Tax lead on client engagements
  • Develop an understanding of the client’s business as it relates to a particular area or assignment
  • Plan and organize the tax team as required for preparation of tax returns, and conduct, document and present tax research
  • Offer tax compliance services and work closely with Partners to provide innovative tax planning ideas to a variety of clients
  • Research tax issues and present conclusions to the shareholder or manager
  • Provide daily guidance and coaching, and develop the tax knowledge of more junior tax team members
  • Be a member of the full-service team to meet the operational tax needs of our clients
  • Provide timely, high quality, exceptional service to our clients

Requirements:

  • Over 7 years of experience in public accounting practice with a specialization in inbound international tax, preparing and reviewing personal, corporate and trust returns, estate tax planning, corporate reorganizations and dispute resolution
  • Demonstrate an understanding of increasingly complex tax concepts and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations
  • Professional Accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to collaborate with firm client services teams
  • Proven strong project management and organizational skills

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $120,000.00 to $180,000.00 /year

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact me at adrian@winchesters.ca

 

Tax Specialist

(Toronto)

To $75,000

Leading professional accounting company looking for an experienced tax specialist.

Our client, located in Toronto, is looking for a Tax specialist to join their specific tax team. Due to growth a role is being created in this firm which has a great reputation and scope for career development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare tax returns and maintain relationships with authorities.
  • Research into tax issues and provide guidance on tax internally.
  • Assist in implementation of tax planning strategies.
  • Develop technical skills by remaining up to date on trends, new developments and tax authority decisions, and apply them to complex situations

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with corporate and individual tax returns
  • Ideally enrolled in CICA In-depth tax program.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Previous experience working with TaxPrep and Caseware/Caseview.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 to $75,000.00 /year

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please apply now at adrian@winchesters.ca

 

Senior Manager, Tax
North York, ON
$130,000-$170,000 base plus bonus and other incentives, 4 weeks of vacation

Our client is a reputable mid-sized public accounting firm in North York with audit, advisory and tax services. The firm is looking for a senior manager or manager of Canadian Corporate Tax to join the business and hopefully grow with the firm to become partner. The firm’s tax group has an excellent reputation working primarily with private organizations and this individual will be reviewing personal and corporate tax work within his/her team along with, trust and estate planning work and some M&A work.

This firm is one where individuals join and don’t leave because of the great working environment and positive culture that they promote. Located in North York near highway 401, the firm is in an excellent location for anyone living in the GTA or commuting in. Don’t wait any longer and apply now!

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to review large corporate tax returns and identify planning opportunities;
  • Research Canadian tax matters and develop tax planning strategies;
  • Developing international tax planning initiatives and strategies;
  • Assist with corporate reorganizations, transactions and other tax planning;
  • Preparation of tax memorandums;
  • Preparation of tax due diligence reports;
  • Expertise in interpreting and applying tax legislation;
  • Ability to train and manage junior team members;
  • Identify business development opportunities;

Requirements:

  • CPA, CA, CGA, or CMA, lawyer, CICA In-Depth Tax Course or a Master of Tax completed;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a tax role with Canadian Core and International Tax experience;
  • Computer proficient; knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, TaxPrep, TaxnetPro/CCH or similar tax research software;
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to organize, prepare and clearly present information to our clients and team;
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please send your resume in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Tax Senior Manager / Tax Partner
Toronto, ON
Compensation to be discussed

Our client is a reputable and growing public accounting firm in Toronto with audit, advisory and tax services available. The firm is looking for a Senior Manager or Tax Partner to join the business and hopefully continue to grow the tax practice in the firm. This firm’s tax group has an excellent reputation for implementing tax planning opportunities and tax compliance reviews, concentrating on domestic tax for a variety of clients including individuals, partnerships, trusts and small and medium sized corporate clients. The role will also involve collaborating with the US tax group on cross border tax planning.

This firm is one where individuals join and don’t leave because of the great working environment and positive culture that they promote. Located in Toronto, the firm is in an excellent location for anyone living in the Greater Toronto Area or commuting in with the GO. Don’t wait any longer and apply now!

Responsibilities:

 

  • Tax lead on small and medium sized client engagements
  • Pro-actively co-ordinate with the US Tax Team when US tax filings are required
  • Develop an understanding of the client’s business as it relates to a particular area or assignment
  • Plan and organize the tax team as required for preparation of tax returns, and conduct, document and present tax research
  • Offer tax compliance services and work closely with Partners to provide innovative tax planning ideas to a variety of clients
  • Research tax issues and present conclusions to the shareholder or manager
  • Provide daily guidance and coaching, and develop the tax knowledge of more junior tax team members
  • Be a member of the full-service team to meet the operational tax needs of our clients
  • Provide timely, high quality, exceptional service to our clients

Requirements:

  • Over 7 years of experience in public accounting practice with a specialization in tax, preparing and reviewing personal, corporate and trust returns, estate tax planning, corporate reorganizations and dispute resolution
  • Demonstrate an understanding of increasingly complex tax concepts and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations
  • Professional Accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to collaborate with firm client services teams
  • Proven strong project management and organizational skills

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.