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.

Intermediate Staff Accountant
Oakville, ON
$50,000-$65,000 plus bonus and great benefits

Our client is a reputable accounting firm in Oakville with services in audit, tax and advisory. The firm is looking for an intermediate staff accountant (pursuing CPA) or a senior staff accountant (already designated) to join the business and hopefully grow with the business to become manager and then 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.

The culture is one of the key selling features of this firm. They have flexibility, work as a team and can laugh about things to make the day go by that much more enjoyably.

If you see your career growing 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
  • Prepare personal (T1), trust (T3) and corporate (T2) income tax returns
  • Prepare T4 (payroll) and T5 (dividend) returns
  • 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

Requirements:

  • University Degree and completion or close to completion of CPA designation
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a public accounting firm
  • Co-op at a public accounting firm a definite asset
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP, CAS, and Canadian tax
  • Excellent client service skills with desire and ability to understand the clients’ businesses
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Can-do attitude and a desire to grow and be challenged
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to liaise with clients, team members and outside parties

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, FP&A
Toronto, ON
$73,000-$80,000, 7% bonus, share purchase program, pension, and more

Our client is a large Toronto-based corporation with huge growth potential in the division and company. The environment is fast-paced and this senior financial analyst position will have access to senior directors of many of the divisions. The successful candidate will be coming from a senior financial analyst position or from public accounting.

The senior financial analyst within FP&A will leverage sound understanding of finance and accounting principles, financial modelling and strong communication to work with the business in providing decision support, prioritizing business activities and establishing improved controls and processes.

Responsibilities

  • Financial planning and analysis on month end results
  • Lead cross-functional meetings to deliver budgets, forecasts and month-end results
  • Provide key analytical support to drive strategic decisions with business
  • Work closely with the sales team to help drive the financial plan within different channels of the business
  • Create power point presentations to help deliver message when needed
  • Prepare sales OPEX analysis, reconciliations on a monthly basis; variance analysis with explanations and coordinate review meetings
  • Work with the cost management team in the annual budgeting process and interim budget/forecast variance reporting
  • Liaise with different department owners to communicate findings and make recommendations
  • Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy of financial forecasting, reporting and processes
  • Assist in ad hoc projects, business case analysis as required
  • Working closely with the accounting team to provide inter-company entries and accrued liability estimates at month-end

Requirements

  • Completion, or in the process of completion of a professional designation including CPA, CMA, or CGA
  • Self-starter and out of the box thinker with a minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in a deadline driven financial role
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to be able to work with and develop strong relationships cross functionally and with senior management
  • Intermediate to advanced EXCEL and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and objectives in a fast paced and dynamic environment

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.

Senior Property Accountant
Burlington, Ontario
$70,000-$75,000 base plus bonus, benefits and vacation

Our client is a growing Real Estate company in Burlington, ON and they are looking for a highly motivated individual to join their property management team who is keen on developing their skills in finance and accounting.

Reporting to the Vice President of Finance, the role of the accountant will be to perform full-cycle accounting and financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting, nominal tax work, and more. As the division grows, there will be opportunity to take on more supervisory responsibility.

We are looking for a strong accountant or financial analyst, and real estate experience will be beneficial. The CPA, CA, CPA, CMA or CPA, CGA designations are preferred, as is knowledge of ASPE and IFRS.

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 and CPA designation completed
  • 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 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 elan@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Senior Associate – Forensic, Litigation & Valuation Services
Toronto, ON
$70,000-$80,000 base plus 15% bonus, 3 weeks of vacation and excellent benefits

Our client is a reputable public accounting firm in Toronto. The firm is looking for a specialist of forensic, litigation & valuation services to join their advisory team. The position will report to a senior manager who reports one of the partners. Because of the relatively small team size, the client will be looking for a hands-on senior associate who doesn’t mind rolling up his/her sleeves to get the job done. This business line for the firm is growing and they want to bring in a strong senior or 1st/2nd year manager into the position.

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

  • Compile data, analysis and recommendations with respect to loss or damage quantification in insurance or litigation claims;
  • Analyze data and prepare business valuations;
  • Prepare detailed analysis of accounting records and other personal and corporate financial information;
  • Consult with clients, client’s counsel and representatives of insurance companies;
  • Conduct interviews/meetings with relevant persons;
  • Prepare expert reports for client claims or disputes;
  • Participate actively in practice development activities such as meetings with referral sources, conference exhibits, writing articles; and
  • Undertake ongoing training and development to keep abreast of changes and current issues in the field of forensic accounting and business valuation.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field
  • CPA, CFE or other certification(s) required
  • Willingness to take CBV programs;
  • Advance knowledge of MS Word and Excel;
  • Ability to perform thorough quantitative analysis;
  • Investigative mindset;
  • Keen attention to detail along with an ability to focus on the overall concepts;
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced and changing environment with tight deadlines;
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (comfortable making contact with clients; conscious of client relations and expectations);
  • Strong organizational skills and;
  • Ability to work efficiently within budgets so that multiple assignments can be handled simultaneously.

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.

Senior Staff Accountant
Oshawa, Ontario
$65,000-$75,000 base plus bonus and great 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 elan@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Manager, Construction Accounting
North York, Ontario
$85,000 – $100,000 annual salary, 4 weeks of vacation, pension, health/dental benefits

Our client is an growing real estate development company looking for a Manager of Construction Accounting to join the team in the North York office.

This is a great opportunity for either a senior accountant/manager construction accounting currently working in construction/development company or a CPA-designated senior accountant / manager coming from a mid-sized public accounting firm 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.

Project Accountant
North York, Ontario
$50,000-$65,000 annual salary and 4 weeks of vacation

Excellent real estate development company looking for a project accountant in the North York office.

Our well-known client in Toronto develops real estate primarily in the GTA and is looking to add a project accountant to the accounting team. The project accountant will work on a varied array of interesting responsibilities like monthly draw work and preparing project pro forma statements.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare & submit draws to cost consultants on a monthly basis
  • Reconcile monthly draws (i.e. budget, cost-to-date, holdback); Checking, verifying whether sufficient Project funding are available and that requests are charged to correct budget lines; Monitor unit cost variances; Compile/ analyze construction cost data and update budgets
  • Ensure integrity of data – proper coding, allocation, etc.
  • Correspond with banks for construction loans and lawyer for release of Purchasers’ Deposits Held in Trust
  • Advise management regarding construction loan investments (i.e. Bankers’ Acceptances and Prime Loans)
  • Reports status of financial draws (requests & funding) to owners
  • Ensure recording all pertinent transactions including setting up monthly accruals
  • Customization and Upgrades verification & reconciliations
  • Commissions verification and reconciliations
  • Correspond with Cash Management for account openings and closings
  • Public Art verification and reconciliations
  • Annual preparation of T5018
  • Releasing of all cheques, ensuring project funding is available

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 4+ years accounting experience; or an equivalent of education and experience required.
  • Accounting experience in a project-based business preferred.
  • 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.

Bookkeeper / Accounting Technician
Oshawa, Ontario
$45,000-$55,000 base plus great benefits

Our client is a well-respected and mid-sized public accounting firm located in Oshawa, ON. They are seeking an accounting technician / bookkeeper to join this fantastic team. The continued growth of the team’s audit and advisory practices has led to the opportunity for a motivated bookkeeper / accounting technician to join the team reporting directly to the partner in this group.

Our client is like no other firm in the east GTA. They are devoted to developing future leaders in the business and this includes monthly reviews, loads of optional professional development and much more. The culture is one in which accountants are offered flexible working hours / from home, summer hours, competitive compensation packages, but expectations are that work is done properly and on time.

This is an excellent position for individuals who are interested in building a well-rounded skill set while working with an exciting diverse clientele.

Responsibilities

  • Bookkeeping assistance to clients, internally and externally, in various formats including Quickbooks, Sage/Simply Accounting, and CaseWare
  • Processing bi-weekly/ semi-monthly payroll for clients
  • Preparing monthly journal entries and reconciliations for balance sheet accounts as well financial and operating statements
  • Preparation and filing of HST returns
  • Providing assistance with ad-hoc reports as required
  • Maintaining regular contact with clients and taxation authorities (CRA) to complete all routine formalities from an accounting perspective
  • Completion of working paper files for Notice to Reader engagements
  • Preparation of personal and corporate income tax returns

Requirements

  • 2+ years of accounting or bookkeeping experience, preferably in a public accounting firm
  • Experience with and/or knowledge of Caseware, Taxprep, QuickBooks, Sage Accounting, and Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to multitask, meet recurring deadlines and take ownership of assigned client work
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong client and interpersonal skills

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.

Senior Construction Accountant
North York, Ontario
$75,000-$85,000 annual salary (potentially $90,000), 4 weeks of vacation, pension, health/dental benefits

Excellent growing real estate development company looking for a Senior Construction Accountant. This is a great opportunity for a CPA-designated senior accountant coming from public accounting or a project accountant at a development/construction company 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 senior project accountant to the finance team. For the right individual, the VP would even elevate the role to a manager of development accounting. The senior construction 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 either has intermediate project accounting experience or currently works 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 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.

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 elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Assurance Manager
Oshawa, Ontario
$85,000-$100,000 base plus bonus and great benefits

Our client is a public accounting firm located in Oshawa, ON and they are seeking an experienced audit/assurance manager with his/her CPA completed. The continued growth of the team’s assurance practice has led to the opportunity for a motivated assurance manager or supervisor to join the team reporting directly to the partner.

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

  • Supervise and complete assurance and non-assurance engagements including the relevant tax filings for 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 Partner
  • Identify and resolve complex and routine assurance, accounting, and tax issues
  • Train and mentor more junior team members in their career development and technical expertise
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with client personnel and team members
  • Develop new business for the firm and promote the firm in the community
  • Prepare financial statements including all the required notes and year end letters (i.e., enclosure letter, legal information letter and engagement letter);
  • Promptly review any significant assurance engagement findings or questions involving accounting principles or statement presentation with the 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 elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Senior Staff Accountant
Toronto, ON
$60,000-$75,000 base plus 15% bonus, great benefits and fantastic company culture

Our client is a top-tier audit and advisory firm in Toronto. The firm is looking for a senior staff accountant (designated or close to) to join the business and hopefully grow within the audit group to become partner. Our client has over 150 staff and if you are currently working for a smaller or mid-sized firm, this would be a perfect career move to gain experience with larger clients and more interesting files.

This firm has divisions in audit, advisory and tax giving the successful candidate opportunities to work in each area of the business.

Responsibilities:

  • 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:

  • University Degree and completion or close to completion of CPA, CA 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 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, Tax
Toronto, ON
$100,000-$160,000 base plus 15% bonus, 4 weeks of vacation

Our client is a reputable larger public accounting firm in Toronto with audit, advisory and tax services available. The firm is looking for a senior manager 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 Toronto, the firm is in an excellent location for anyone living in the GTA or commuting in with the GO. Don’t wait any longer and apply now!

Responsibilities:

  • Tax compliance
  • Planning and implementing tax reorganizations and estate plans
  • Creating and implementing post mortem tax planning
  • Perform research on complex tax issues
  • Prepare written reports as required for various assignments such as tax compliance, tax consulting, objections or appeals
  • Assist with tax mergers and acquisition assignments
  • Serve as a technical resource for staff and provide suggestions for resolving technical issues
  • Hire, mentor and coach professional staff throughout the year
  • Complete knowledge of the firm’s code of conduct and operating policies

Requirements:

  • University Degree and completion of CICA In-Depth tax program OR a Masters of Taxation
  • Minimum of 3 years as a manager of tax in a public accounting firm
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a commitment to providing excellent client service
  • Demonstrated leadership, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge in Caseware/ Caseview
  • Tax applications including Taxprep, CCH Intelliconnect, Taxnet Pro, and/or Tax Find

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.

Title: Purchasing Coordinator

Salary: Up to $45,000

Location: North Toronto

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Our client is a specialist business focusing on providing services to the Pharmaceutical industry. They are looking to add a Purchasing Coordinator to the team to take on responsibility for day to day purchasing activities.

This role will ensure that all PO’s are placed in a timely manner and at the lowest possible cost. You’ll act as the primary point of contact for all vendors and make sure all relevant actions are recorded in the company’s finance system. You will ideally be someone with a good head for numbers.

• 1-2 years Purchasing experience
• Pharmaceutical experience would be very helpful
• Detail orientated and very organised
• A positive attitude and genuine desire to work as part of a team

Title: Global Purchasing Leader – Automotive

Salary: Up to $100,000 + Bonus

Location: North Toronto

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Our client is a large multinational manufacturer focusing on the automotive industry. They have been going through a period of sustained growth and are looking to add a new role into their team. This role would report into an influential procurement leader and would be responsible for managing a team of 7 people.

The business operates a decentralized model across procurement and so as part of the head office team you will need great communication and influencing skills to help guide the business through the best commercial decisions.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

• 3+ years procurement experience within automotive combined with 5 – 10 years procurement experience within manufacturing
• An understanding of how Value Engineering can be utilised to drive improvements
• Previous experience leading a team would be very helpful
• The demonstrable ability to develop long term and positive supplier relationships

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to paul@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6469 ext 65.

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.

Category Manager – Protein or Produce

Salary: Up to $80,000

Location: Toronto

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Our client is a start up business who have grown from just a couple of people to nearly 40 in 18 months. They are an exciting and dynamic business who are growing rapidly. They are looking to add a Category Manager to the team in a brand-new position.

As the Category Manager you will take responsibility for either Protein or Produce and  the challenge of setting out a strategy to scale up from a relatively small spend now to a much more significant one in 12-18 months. This is going to be challenging but you will be able to own that challenge and make the decisions.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 2-5 years Procurement experience
  • 2+ years experience with either Protein or Produce
  • A data driven approach to decision making
  • Knowledge of the Canadian food industry
  • A desire to join a start up business and be a part of rapidly growing business

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to paul@winchesters.ca or for more information call 647 715 6469 ext 65.

Vendor Risk Manager
GTA West

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.

Procurement Manager – Facilities
Downtown Toronto

This industry leading company is seeking a bright, motivated Sourcing Manager with a strong category background in Facilities Management.  You should have experience of managing RFP’s on key categories including; maintenance, janitorial, hvac, landscaping and snow clearance.  This role will include working with many different stakeholders, so the ability to adapt and work with people at different levels is extremely important.  This is a growing company, which means the opportunity to grow your within the company is extremely likely.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years Procurement experience
  • Significant experience in Facilities Management Category Management
  • The ability to work with multiple stakeholders on multiple projects
  • 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 416 560 0434.

Director IT Procurement
Downtown Toronto

This massive Canadian company is seeking a dynamic IT Sourcing Director to run a team and a significant Category spend.  Reporting to the VP of Procurement, you will be an ambitious individual with an ability to lead teams and influence stakeholders.  This organisation is developing through a new Procurement strategy, so the ability to adapt and consult others through change is vital.  As this is such a large organisations, there is huge potential for career development.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 7+ years Procurement experience
  • Strong IT category background
  • Consultative approach with stakeholders
  • Experience of working through Procurement transformations

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.