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.

Senior Financial Analyst
Toronto, Ontario
$75,000-$85,000 base plus 10% bonus

Our client is a growing construction company in downtown Toronto. Winchesters recruited one of the first members of the finance team and this role will be the 6th member of the team. In the past 4 years the company has grown tremendously within the residential and commercial development sector. The Controller is looking for a senior financial analyst to join the team, ideally coming from Big 4 (or mid-sized) as a senior accountant. This is a very unique role because it touches on financial reporting, FP&A and also some special projects, tax, project management, and internal controls. It will give the successful candidate growth opportunities that are unmatched in the job market right now.

The Senior Financial Analyst will be primarily responsible for the finance function to ensure the smooth day to day management of cash flows and accurate financial reporting/project cost tracking. The Senior Financial Analyst will also assist with monitoring and analyzing costs to allow for more accurate forecasting.

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

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting process, including the preparation of annual corporate Financial Statements in accordance with IFRS
  • 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
  • Working alongside project commercial staff to report accurate work in progress data and assisting with the monthly analysis of the stage of completion of large projects up to $300m+. Providing early warning to other senior financial and commercial management of any financial risks coming out of the numbers
  • Assist with the external and internal audit processes
  • Maintaining the internal control environment (including SOX controls) as well as suggestions for improvements
  • Monthly variance analysis of KPIs to be reviewed by senior management and board directors. This will involve consistent exposure to all senior management
  • Assistance with the preparation of the company 5-year business plan which is presented to the Company’s senior management
  • Ad-hoc projects and analysis as required by senior finance and senior non finance staff

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years of working experience in accounting and audit, preferably in the construction/development industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Accounting or Finance
  • Recent completion of the new CPA designation or the CPA, CA designation
  • Experience with general and SOX internal controls preferred

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.

Analyst, Portfolio Management
Toronto, Ontario
$75,000-$85,000 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 Accounts Payable Specialist – Construction
North York, Ontario
$55,000-$65,000 salary, plus pension, 3-4 weeks of vacation and great benefits

The company is a full integrated real estate company. They are currently accepting applications for the role of Senior Accounts Payable Specialist however it’s not your usual AP specialist role. This is a small team and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to help out in other areas of the accounting group, particularly on special projects. The head office is located in North York, so if the location works for you and you have accounts payable experience in construction/development, 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 4 years in accounts payable in the real estate or construction industry
  • 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 to elan@winchesters.ca  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Manager Development Accounting
North York, Ontario
$90,000 – $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 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.

Project Accountant
Downtown Toronto, Ontario
$70,000-$85,000 annual salary, 3 weeks of vacation, great health/dental benefits

Our client is a growing firm that is heavily involved in P3 projects and large infrastructure construction services. They are looking to hire an experienced, CPA-designated Project Accountant to join the firm, located right near Union Station. This is a great opportunity for a CPA-designated accountant who has experience in construction or project-based accounting.

Our client is growing and growing quickly in Canada. They are an international firm so if you wish to relocate in the future to one of their other offices, that is definitely possible and encouraged! If you’re interested, apply now!

Responsibilities:

  • Budgeting coordination and development
  • Attend budget meetings with occasional presentations
  • Forecasting (opex and capex)
  • Variance analysis and commentary
  • Recoverable analysis
  • GL investigation and corrections
  • Monthly and quarterly KPI reporting and analysis
  • Monthly forecasting
  • Month financial reporting
  • Control Boards updates
  • Accrual accounting, journal entries, and invoice review/coding
  • Process improvement
  • Ad hoc projects

Requirements:

  • Degree or diploma and CPA designation completed
  • Experience working in project accounting ideally for construction
  • 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.

Intermediate Accountant
Burlington, Ontario
$45,000-$50,000 base plus potential bonus and good benefits

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 Intermediate Accountant will be responsible for providing AP/AR support to the property finance division.

We are looking for a strong junior to intermediate accountant living in the Burlington area. Either property accounting or construction management accounting experience will be required in order to be considered.

Responsibilities:

  • Day to day accounting entries for the group of properties;
  • Clear and in-depth understanding of the reporting for residential, mixed use and commercial properties;
  • Reconcile and maintain bank accounts, A/R, A/P, and general journal entries and adjustments;
  • Posting Rent Roles (with and without HST)
  • Communication with tenants, clients, vendors, contractors, co-workers
  • Assist with auditing processes and organization of office materials and files;
  • Assist with detailed reconciliation of tenant accounts including CAM, Realty Tax, and Utilities in order to maintain appropriate expense recoveries and back-charges.
  • Complete bank runs as required;
  • Complete monthly, or as required, journal entries;
  • Perform duties as a team player including other relevant tasks as assigned.

Requirements:

  • 2 years accounting experience
  • Previous property and construction management accounting is required
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret leases, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental statues and regulations
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, vendors, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Must be proficient in spreadsheet and processing applications (specifically MS Excel and MS Word)

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email 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.

 

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.

Title: Bookkeeper

Location: North York

Salary: $55,000 – $60,000

 

This excellent public accounting firm in North York is looking for a career bookkeeper to join their firm and contribute right away. This superstar must be able to hit the ground running and be comfortable meeting clients on a regular basis. If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been looking for, please do not hesitate to apply!

Responsibilities:

  • Bookkeeping and Journal Entries
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Payroll and generating remittances for clients.
  • GST/HST filings and remittances
  • Bank reconciliations
  • WSIB remittances
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • T4/T5 preparation
  • Knowledge of T1 and T2 basic tax preparation will be an asset
  • Other duties as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be proficient in QuickBooks. Should have done full cycle book keeping.
  • Diploma in accounting will be an asset.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a bookkeeping role preferably in an accounting firm
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Access to a vehicle
  • Managing a wide range of different clients and industries
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Good communication skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Taxprep, Forms and write up will be an asset

 

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
$60,000 – $70,000 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.

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.

Manager, Audit and Tax
Oshawa, ON
$90,000-$110,000 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 Financial Analyst – Acquisitions
North York, Ontario
$80,000-$100,000 base plus bonus and great benefits

Our client is an established and growing Real Estate Organization looking for a strong experienced Analyst to join the team. Our client is a fast-growing organization experiencing dramatic growth in the US and across Canada and therefore they need to bring in new strong professionals into the Finance department.

The Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for developing, interpreting and implementing complex financial models and accounting concepts for Land Acquisition, Low Rise and High-Rise development and construction projects in Canada and the US. Additional responsibilities will include conducting studies to analyze complex financial scenarios at both the company and project levels. Other tasks include preparing internal and external financial reports through the monitoring and identification of project performance through the evaluation of financial statements. The Senior Financial Analyst will complete forward-looking analysis on existing and future projects through financial analysis to evaluate rates of return and investment performance. The Senior Financial Analyst will also be required to assist in the development of budget, planning and other financial documents and reports.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Low rise, High rise, Sales, Land Servicing and Marketing teams to prepare proforma models and scenario analysis on potential acquisitions
  • Produce various measures of financial return and monthly cash flow requirements
  • Prepare detailed packages with quantitative and qualitative analysis for financing of acquisitions and developments in Canada and the USA
  • Conduct analysis of potential capital structures to maximize business returns while increasing administrative & operational efficiencies
  • Identify problems within financial reports and present alternative solutions
  • Development of financial models and tools to improve analysis, controls and processes to minimize risk to business
  • Work in conjunction with accounting/IT to assist with overall efficiencies and process improvements
  • Strategic reporting: pipeline, geographic concentrations, assist market analysis
  • Prepare quarterly project reporting packages for external investors and stakeholders

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in Real Estate Finance, supplemented by internships / work experience in a business analytical field
  • Minimum of 2 years of progressive financial positions in real estate development / home construction industry is required.
  • Strong knowledge of financial concepts and financial model building in Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal and business communication skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and relationship building skills
  • Superior analytical and problem solving
  • Self-motivated. Able to work well in both team and individual situations

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.

Senior Analyst Development Acquisitions
$80,000-$100,000 base plus bonus
Toronto, Ontario

With this company, you would be joining an excellent reputable real estate developer located mid-town GTA. You will get experience and insight into the multifaceted operations and execution of high profile real estate development projects. You will be responsible for the day to day duties of managing real estate models, acquisitions, feasibility studies, monitoring project performance, planning and analyzing budgets. If this new challenge sounds like a fit for you, do not hesitate to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct due diligence and feasibility studies to analyze acquisitions
  • Technical analysis and ensure proper accounting for acquisitions and deal disposition
  • Underwrite new development deals and create intricate proforma budgets
  • Conduct project budget review with focus on actual vs budget proformas monthly to meet company and project objectives
  • Analyze project cash flows and prepare sensitivity analysis to study impacts on overall project
  • Prepare equity and investment IRR waterfall analysis to ensure KPI’s are met
  • Continuously Monitor and update all project proformas, cashflows and IRR models in conjunction with project accountants, controller, and VP
  • Create monthly project financial reports to present to LP partners, CEO, COO and VP
  • Participate, collaborate and give recommendations on projects and identify efficiencies for continuous improvements
  • Assist with execution of development portfolio strategy related to investments and supporting executive team on execution of transactional activity

Requirements:

  • Must have at least two (2) years’ experience in financial reporting/analysis in real estate development or similar
  • Completed a university degree and obtained professional accounting or financial analyst designation with exposure to real estate development (CPA or CFA)
  • Have a thorough understanding of both high rise and low-rise, mixed use and commercial development
  • Are analytical and have ability to produce analysis in appropriate language and style
  • Possess excellent communication (both written and verbal) and presentation skills
  • Have strong process management/improvement skills with a mindset for continuous improvement
  • Have ability to manage your time, with strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks within a demanding environment
  • Are proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Argus Developer or other similar modeling software (Word, Excel, Project, Outlook)

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.

General Accountant
Toronto East, Ontario
Competitive remuneration package

Our client is a services-based organization that is in serious growth mode. The company has continued to beat competition in their industry and has grown organically year on year since its inception over 10 years ago. Because of growth the company is looking for a General Accountant to join the team reporting to the Director of Finance in Accounting.

This is a multi-faceted position that will help you build your skills in many different areas of the full cycle of accounting. The General Accountant will be an integral part of the finance team and will conduct day-to-day accounting operations Reporting to the Director of Finance, the candidate will also work with department managers, VP of Operations and Managing Director on many occasions. Don’t wait longer to apply!

Responsibilities:

  • Enter and process vendor/supplier invoices and reconcile against purchase orders
  • Maintain vendor/supplier database, creating new vendors, and keeping the database up to date and accurate
  • Reconcile accounts payable ledger against vendor statement
  • Correspond with vendors regarding outstanding payments, delinquent accounts, RMAs and credit notes etc.
  • Enter credit card charges and reconcile corporate credit cards
  • Prepare and send out invoices to clients in compliance with clients’ billing requirements
  • Prepare and send client statements monthly basis
  • Follow up with clients re outstanding invoices, and coordinate issues with controller, project managers and solutions team
  • Run job costing reports for completed projects including allocating direct labour hours
  • Maintain job costing and completed project data base
  • Control a process to archive and close the completed projects in QB
  • Conduct Payroll processing requirements to outsourced payroll provider – Direction and training to be provided by Director of Finance
  • Actively involved in the month end, mid-year and fiscal year end processes in connections with daily and monthly routine tasks

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in general accounting
  • University degree in Accounting or Business or diploma in related studies
  • Experience in a REIT would be an asset
  • Experienced with monthly distributions and communicating annual reports to investors
  • 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 casey@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-$90,000 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.

Manager, Audit and Advisory
Oakville, ON
$100,000-$120,000 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 a manager or senior manager (already CPA-designated) to join the business and hopefully grow with the business to become a 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:

  • Effectively plan, supervise and execute assurance (audits and reviews) engagements, accounting projects in accordance with all relevant professional standards and Firm policies
  • As required, complete the detailed review of assurance and non-assurance engagement files to ensure that the engagement / project is in accordance with the relevant professional standards and Firm policies
  • Conduct and assist others on the engagement team with research as necessary on technical matters related to client situations
  • Conduct or provide input into staff performance reviews
  • Develop the skills, capabilities and potential of less experienced staff through supervision, coaching, mentoring, knowledge transfer, internal training delivery, and assignment of challenging work opportunities
  • Prepare/review corporate income tax returns and other filings

Requirements:

  • CPA, CA designation and University degree
  • 4-6 years of public accounting experience in performing audit and review engagements
  • Solid knowledge of ASPE and familiarity with ASPE NFO
  • Understanding of owner manager tax concepts
  • Ability to prepare T1, T2 tax returns
  • Proficiency in Taxprep, Caseware, Quickbooks would be an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Self-starter with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to deliver in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • 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 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 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.

Title: Purchasing Coordinator – Consumer Electronics

Salary: Up to $50,000

Location: North Toronto

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Our client is a small business who act as a distributor for Consumer Electronic products. Due to growth in the business they are looking to add a Purchasing Coordinator into the team. This role will focus on day to day purchasing activities. Sourcing new vendors and negotiation of terms. It is a role where you will make decisions around new products, manage the relationships with the suppliers and help the business to deliver profitable growth.

You will be given a great amount of autonomy in this role to accomplish goals in the way you feel is best. This will suit someone who will thrive small business environment where you need a lot of flexibility. It is absolutely a role suited to an individual with a great deal of self-motivation. There will be progression opportunities as you grow with the business to take on more responsibility and ultimately lead a small team.

An ideal candidate will have:

  • 1 – 4 years Purchasing experience
  • Knowledge of the consumer electronics industry (desirable)
  • Organized and a self-motivated
  • A positive attitude

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.

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.