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.

Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
$100,000-$120,000 base plus bonus and benefits
Burlington, ON, Canada

We are looking for a Manager or Senior Financial Analyst who has a strong track record with Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A). Our client is a growing company and will be hiring this Manager, FP&A due to the growth of the organization’s multiple business lines. As Manager of FP&A, you will be responsible for performing advanced financial modeling and analysis, and efficiently supporting senior management maintaining the long-term financial plans and forecasts. The Manager will help create and maintain databases including industry-specific information and work closely with analysts and external resources providing guidance and quality control while encouraging a positive team culture.

Responsibilities:

  • Create financial models for mergers and acquisitions, valuations, developments, and other financial analysis
  • Create and maintain databases including industry-specific information, financial templates and internal financial metrics to support business decision making, including organizing and curation of financial data and defining appropriate performance measurements
  • Conduct due diligence that includes analysis of business models, and comprehensive review of industry trends and related regulations that impact potential transactions
  • Work closely with all stakeholders including the development team, acquisitions team, and finance team
  • Oversee the annual budgeting process
  • Work to develop the budgeting and updates to the forecast during the year with different internal stakeholders
  • Prepare the company’s long-term financial forecast, financial models, and scenario analysis
  • Organize and prepare presentations and analytics to senior management and board members
  • Lead functional and technical advancements in budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and performance tracking projects

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of relevant working experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field
  • CPA, CA, MBA, and/or CFA designation is a mandatory requirement
  • Must have external audit experience from an accounting firm
  • Proficient in building financial models, with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experienced in leading and managing quantitative, complex analysis
  • Excellent computer skills – Excel, MS Office, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills, ability to work independently and multi-task
  • Team oriented and ability to work constructively and collaboratively
  • Strong oral and written communication 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.

Accounting Manager
North York, ON
$80,000-$90,000 base plus discretionary bonus and excellent company-paid benefits

Our client is one of Canada’s largest property management companies. The business as been growing for the past 40+ years and their vision has always been to build and manage communities that stand the test of time. The tone set by the founding members of this organization has always been to treat colleagues, partners and customers with dignity and respect.

The organization owns and manages its own properties along with a huge 3rd party portfolio with clients that have been using their services for over 30 years. This position is a pivotal one with one of the company’s key client portfolios. As the business continues to grow, a successful candidate in this role can expect to have the opportunity to grow to a Controller in the near future and ideally grow the team even larger.

Summary:  Under the leadership of the Vice President, Finance, the Accounting Manager will be responsible for the management of Property Accountants for a designated portfolio of multi-residential assets.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance to Property Accounting team on daily, month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting activities
  • Review monthly financial reporting packages prepared by Property Accountants, to ensure completeness, accuracy, and timely release to internal departments and external clients
  • Coordinate annual budget and forecast activities
  • Liaise with Property Managers, Department Managers, Third-Party Clients, and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate year-end and audit/review/compilation engagements with External Auditors/Accountants
  • Continuous evaluation of current practices and recommendations for process improvements
  • Special projects

Qualifications:

  • Professional accounting designation (CPA)
  • Effective management skills in conflict resolution, leading by example, coaching and developing direct reports, and empowering individuals to make decisions and be accountable for their actions
  • Excellent understanding and knowledge on preparation of financial statements, budgets, forecasting, cash management and year end reports
  • Strong knowledge of ASPE and IFRS preferred
  • YARDI Accounting software knowledge preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, strong communicator
  • Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize responsibilities
  • Excellent attitude and willingness to continuously learn and update skills in order to remain competitive and 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.

Director of Finance
Burlington, Ontario
$120,000-$140,000 base plus bonus

Our client is an established company in Burlington, looking for a Director of Finance to manage the accounting and finance department.

This organization in Burlington has been in growth mode over the past decade and this will be a newly created role for the organization. The company has gone through several exciting changes over the past two years and this is a great time for a Senior Manager, Financial Controller, or Director of Finance to join the business and help drive continued growth. This position will report up to the CFO and will be instrumental with the day-to-day accounting and financial reporting for the group of companies. This client will only look at candidates who have an external audit background either at a Big 4 audit firm or small to mid-sized accounting firm.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee the daily activities of a team of accountants
  • Lead all day-to-day accounting operations, including updating accounting records, monitoring bank accounts, completing monthly reconciliations, AP, AR, Payroll, General Ledger, Cost Ledger, etc.
  • Accountable for ensuring that the Company’s monthly, quarterly and annual financial and bank reporting is timely, accurate, and in compliance with ASPE and IFRS
  • Assemble information for and liaise with external auditors
  • Reconcile and maintain inter-company transactions and investment account balances
  • Treasury and cash management including cash flow forecasting
  • Prepare and file monthly government remittances, annual financial statements and T2 corporate tax returns
  • Supply reports and monthly/quarterly financials to management, partners and investors
  • Communicate business strategy and provide leadership to the team. Plans, organizes, and measures work performed within the department to professionally deliver the highest level of services in a cost-effective manner
  • Partner with the CFO to work on financings, joint venture opportunities, investor reporting and private/institutional equity
  • Quarterly and annual reporting and consolidation of the current funds
  • Work with other team members on budgets and proformas
  • Ad-hoc duties from senior management

Requirements:

  • Degree or diploma and CPA designation completed
  • At least 6 years of professional work experience
  • Knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices, and the analysis and reporting of financial-related reports
  • Supervisory experience over at least 5 individuals
  • ASPE and IFRS
  • An ambitious and can-do attitude with an ability to work with little supervision
  • 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.

Senior Financial Analyst
Burlington, Ontario
$75,000-$85,000 base plus bonus, 3 weeks of vacation and benefits

Our client is a growing company with their head office in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. In the past 5 years the company has grown tremendously and they are looking to add a Senior Financial Analyst to this dynamic team. The Controller is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to come with experience from a Big 4 (or mid-sized) accounting firm 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 with a plan to move this individual to a supervisory role in the near future.

The Senior Financial Analyst will be primarily responsible for the financial reporting function to ensure a smooth month-end, quarter-end and year-end process. We are looking for individuals who don’t just want to go to work for the sake of it. We really want individuals who find passion in what they do, being challenged and learning new things should be key motivators for you. If you think this is you, apply now!

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting process, including the preparation of annual corporate Financial Statements in accordance with IFRS and ASPE
  • 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
  • Participate in the annual preparation of the budget and periodic forecasts;
  • Develop and maintain understanding of all elements of the Balance Sheet and ensure that provisions are made in compliance with current Company’s policy;
  • Working alongside project commercial staff to report accurate work in progress data and assisting with the monthly analysis of the stage of completion of small to large projects. 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
  • Maintain the internal control environment as well as suggestions for improvements
  • Monthly variance analysis of KPIs to be reviewed by senior management. 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 recent audit experience with a Big 4 of mid-sized accounting firm
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Business, Accounting or Finance
  • Recent completion of the new CPA designation or the CPA, CA designation
  • Results driven and deadline oriented
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to translate analytical findings into actionable recommendations/processes
  • Strong problem-solving acumen
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, specifically EXCEL
  • Build effective & productive working relationships across business units and within finance

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 Fund Accountant
Burlington, Ontario
Competitive 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 Accounting team who is keen on developing their skills in finance and accounting.

Reporting to the Vice President of Finance, the role of the Senior Fund Accountant will be to perform all accounting functions and preparation of financial statements, partner allocation P&L flow, assuring the fund operation is within set guidelines.

We are looking for a strong accountant who has been doing fund accounting for at least two years and real estate experience will be beneficial.

Responsibilities:

  • Monthly Net Asset Value (NAV) preparation
  • Cash and Portfolio Reconciliations
  • Income and Expense Accruals
  • Partner/Shareholder Allocation calculations
  • Financial Statement preparation
  • Maintain the general ledger and various sub-ledgers
  • Prepare and review trial balances and workpaper product
  • Interact with senior management and clients
  • Provide technical accounting/industry knowledge to clients
  • Review the fund’s partnership agreements and other materials
  • Implementation of fund structures on accounting system
  • Interact daily with P&L team on valuations and price analysis
  • Ad hoc reports as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or Economics
  • Minimum of 2 years of fund accounting experience in either a hedge fund, private equity fund or real estate-focused fund
  • Experience in real estate would be an asset
  • Experience in reviewing and preparing general ledgers and financial statements
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with emphasis on communication; both verbal and written

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

Financial Controller – 14-month contract starting Feb 2020
Toronto, ON
$140,000-$160,000 plus benefits, vacation, and excellent HSA

Our client is a dynamic and growth-oriented global organization, located in central Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The company designs, builds and operates infrastructure across the world, but this role will be focused on the Canadian operations.

This is a maternity leave contract that will last for fourteen months, beginning in February 2020. The purpose of the role is to manage the accounting and reporting processes for the Canadian operations while providing insights into business performance and recommendations to the management team and other stakeholders in support of achieving strategic and financial objectives. This role also actively participates in the administrative and office management for the Toronto office.

This is a truly unique and amazing opportunity, so don’t wait any longer – apply now!

Primary Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Oversee day to day bookkeeping in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principles
  • Manage a small team of accountants who are responsible for all day-to-day accounting functions for the company (AR, AP, cheque runs, bank recs, JE, etc.)
  • Ensure proper overall general ledger accounting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Analyze and prepare financial statements, including profit-and-loss statements, balance sheet and cash flow statements
  • Responsible for preparation of closing process adjustments, various contract driven calculations and account reconciliations
  • Primary review of weekly and monthly cash reports to support management of working capital
  • Responsible for presentation of company and board reporting, including Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Revenue and Expense line analysis, construction statistics, variance reports and working closely with other departments to analyze results
  • Lead annual budget process, strategic planning, forecasting, annual tax return, non-resident tax filing, as well as other duties and projects as required. Assist in the preparation of ad hoc financial analysis
  • Responsible for payroll management and associated filings
  • Lead year-end audit and be the main point of contact for internal audits covering various business areas
  • Liaise with Group HR and support local HR activities for the Toronto office
  • Assist with the administration of the company safety, wellness, and sustainability policies
  • Support an environment of continuous improvement by making recommendations and implementing solutions where possible
  • Perform other relevant duties as directed by management

People Management Responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop an effective, motivated and satisfied team
  • Facilitate and encourage regular communication within and between teams
  • Provide regular, clear and specific feedback, actively managing employee performance issues
  • Set objectives and monitor progress against them
  • Complete timely and accurate formal employee reviews
  • Ensure that availability and capability of the team satisfies current and anticipated future business needs
  • Establish and maintain safe systems, processes, practices and an environment where the wellbeing of yourself, staff, colleagues, contractors, visitors and the general public is put first, ensuring that all incidents and potential hazards are reported

Requirements:

  • CPA or CA required
  • University Degree in Business or Accounting
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in accounting and financial analysis
  • Working experience with IFRS preferred
  • Construction or project-based business experience preferred
  • Advanced user of EXCEL and experience with a large ERP
  • Previous supervisory experience over a team of accountants
  • Strong competencies in these areas: leading, presenting and communicating information, persuading and influencing, analyzing, formulating strategies and concepts, and entrepreneurial and commercial thinking

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

Senior Financial Analyst
North York, Ontario
$80,000 – $95,000 annual salary, pension, on-site gym, health/dental benefits

Our client is a growing real estate development company looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join the team in the North York office. This is a great opportunity for either a senior staff accountant / manager coming from an audit firm. Or we would look at a project accountant or senior project accountant coming from another real estate developer. If you’re looking to get into the hottest industry in the Greater Toronto Area – real estate development – apply now!

Our well-known client in Toronto develops real estate primarily in the GTA and is looking to add a strong self-motivated senior to the team. This individual will work on a varied array of interesting responsibilities like monthly draw work and preparing project pro forma statements, to name a few.

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
  • Assist with income tax forecasting and budgeting
  • Verify and reconcile customization and upgrade verifications
  • 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
  • Exposure to real estate development or construction companies
  • 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.

Financial Controller
Vaughan, Ontario
$110,000-$125,000 base, 10% bonus, cell phone, CPA fees, and health/dental benefits

Our client is a growing and established manufacturing company 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 junior accountants.

This is an excellent opportunity for a designated CPA 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

  • Financial Controls and Risk Management
  • Month / Year end closings along with Month / Annual financial reporting packages
  • Month-end reconciliation of the general ledger and all reporting
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Investigate variances with strong analytical skills
  • Cash Management and cash-flow forecasting
  • Liaise with external auditors
  • Manage and oversee Payroll, A/P and A/R
  • Act as owner for the ERP system

Requirements

  • CPA designation
  • 5+ years in the manufacturing industry ideally as a controller
  • Cost accounting experience
  • Hands-on experience and understanding of integrated ERP
  • Experience working with external accounting firms
  • Excellent communication and presentation 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.

Accounting Manager
North York, Ontario
$100,000 – $110,000 annual salary, pension, on-site gym, health/dental benefits

Our client is an growing real estate development company looking for an Accounting Manager to join the team in the North York office. This is a great opportunity for either a senior accountant/manager currently working in a 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:

  • Assist VP Finance with reviewing and finalizing credit agreements, LP/JV and bond agreements
  • Monitor financing agreements and ensure that covenants are met and fulfilled
  • Prepare and review monthly financial draw package (pre-development loan and construction loan), effectively communicated with construction team and third-party cost consulting firm to ensure timely delivery of package and receipts of funding
  • Monitor and assess the capital status and needs for corporate and development projects
  • Monthly/year end financial statements
  • Analyze partnership/JV agreements, review partners’ distribution and cash calls, and respond timely to partners’ project monitor inquiries
  • Prepare monthly cash flows, reviewing all job costs, account 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 an audit firm or experience working with a construction/development company
  • 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.

Location: Waterloo, ON

Salary: Based on experience

Role: Senior Accountant

 

Our great client in Waterloo is looking for a Senior Accountant to join the Assurance & Accounting team and own the following responsibilities:

  • Efficiently prepare year-end engagements and tax returns for your clients in a variety of industries
  • Perform audits, prepare working papers and financial statements per regulatory standards
  • Build positive working relationships with clients and effectively respond to request and suggestions
  • Participate in business development initiatives and identify new business opportunities with existing clients
  • Effectively communicate with team members regarding progress updates and issues on an ongoing basis
  • Engage in training staff and invest in the professional development of your team
  • You will understand the industries services and contribute to the group’s advancement.
  • You will ensure work is complete, accurate and appropriately reviewed by maintaining the necessary technical knowledge and professional development.
  • You will recommend and implement quality or efficiency improvements to our engagements.
  • You will actively engage in communication with people leaders to ensure understanding of performance and development, while identifying and attracting top talent.
  • You will support our firm’s revenue growth by referring clients to other services lines and new clients to the firm.

Your experience and education

  • You have completed your CPA designation or close to it
  • You have 2 years of assurance and audit experience in the public accounting industry.
  • You value teamwork, client service, and quality in detailed work.
  • You display strong problem solving, analytical, and communication skills.

 

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

Location: Brantford, ON

Role: Manager, Audit & Assurance

Salary: Based on experience

 

Our amazing client in Brantford is looking for a Manager to join the Assurance & Accounting team and champion the following responsibilities:

  • Advise clients on accounting and tax issues in various industries
  • Assist in the development and delivery of practical business advice for clients
  • Preparation on a timely basis of financial statements and tax returns in accordance with Firm standards for clients in a variety of businesses and non-profit enterprises
  • Effective communication with our clients and with our partners and staff
  • Detailed review of assurance and non-assurance engagements to ensure professional standards are met
  • Provide coaching and training to other staff members
  • Develop and build on new business opportunities with existing clients, as well as prospecting new business opportunities

How do we define success for your role?

  • You demonstrate the core values through all aspect of your work: Integrity, Respect & Collaboration
  • You understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities; client describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high-quality work
  • You identify, recommend, & are focused on effective service delivery to your clients
  • You share in an inclusive & engaging work environment that develops, retains & attracts talent
  • You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace
  • You grow your expertise through learning & professional development.

Your experience and education

  • You hold a professional designation (CPA, CA, CGA, CMA)
  • You have a minimum of five years of public accounting experience including the preparation and review of assurance engagements, non-assurance engagements, personal tax returns and corporate tax returns
  • You have a business development acumen, strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • You have a proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • You are highly proficient with MS Office; experience with Caseware and TaxPrep would be valuable assets
  • You have strong leadership abilities; experience managing a team is considered an asset

 

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

Senior Project Accountant
North York, Ontario
$85,000 – $95,000 annual salary, 3-4 weeks of vacation, pension, health/dental benefits

Our client is a growing real estate development company looking for a Senior Project Accountant to join the team in the North York office. This is a great opportunity for either a senior staff accountant / manager coming from a small to mid-sized public accounting firm. Or we would look at a project accountant or senior project accountant coming from another real estate developer. If you’re looking to get into the hottest industry in the Greater Toronto Area – real estate development – apply now!

Our well-known client in Toronto develops real estate primarily in the GTA and is looking to add a strong self-motivated senior to the team. This individual will work on a varied array of interesting responsibilities like monthly draw work and preparing project pro forma statements, to name a few.

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
  • Review and prepare annual corporate, trust, partnership tax returns and joint venture tax schedules, and other tax filing requirements including HST/HST returns and T5 slips to ensure compliance with the Income Tax Act
  • Calculate estimated tax provisions and complete income tax accounts analysis
  • Assist with income tax forecasting and budgeting
  • 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.

Manager, Development Reporting
North York, Ontario
$100,000-$110,000 annual salary, 3-4 weeks of vacation, pension, health/dental benefits

Excellent real estate company looking for a Manager of Development Reporting. This is a great opportunity for a CPA-designated accountant coming from public accounting or a Sr. Project Accountant / Finance Manager working for a real estate developer or home builder. The key requirement for this position is financial reporting experience within real estate development.

Our well-known client in Toronto develops real estate primarily in the GTA and is looking to add this person to the team as a newly created role. The Manager of Development Reporting will work on a varied array of interesting responsibilities like monthly draw work and preparing project pro forma statements, to name a few.

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

MRO Buyer
Oshawa

This Engineering company is seeking a Buyer to manage their MRO spend.  This includes any Capital Equipment and some areas of Facilities.  This is a great opportunity for someone with a few years Purchasing experience with some Indirect, MRO, Capex category experience to progress their career and take their role to the next level.

This is a big company with a decent procurement team who can help develop your skills and move your career forward.

In ideal role for someone living in the East End of the GTA.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 2+ years Procurement experience
  • Some experience with MRO, CAPEX or Facilities Category
  • An ambitious, positive attitude
  • Excellent communication and listening 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.

Contracts Specialist
Oshawa

This Engineering company is looking for a strong Sourcing, Contracts and Procurement professional to lead their engineering and materials spend.  The role will include working with technical and engineering stakeholders to establish their needs, sourcing for key vendors to supply to multiple sites and then negotiate contracts on price, quality, maintenance, risk and delivery.   This is not an operational production based purchasing role, but more strategic, project, corporate based procurement.

Ideally you will have a technical, engineering background, this could include EPCM, Automotive, Aerospace, Utilities or any other Engineering industry.  You will have great communication and listening skills, to be able to work with and understand technical requirements for materials you may never have had experience with.  Your expertise will then come with your Sourcing and Contracts Management skills to full-fill your stakeholders requirements.

An exciting role with a great company in the East End.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years Sourcing experience
  • A technical, engineering industry background
  • Exceptional sourcing and contracts skills
  • Excellent communication and listening 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.

IT Sourcing Director – 6-12 month contract
West GTA

An interesting opportunity to lead the IT spend for this large services company in West GTA.  This is a contract position for 6 – 12 months, but may offer opportunities to become a permanent role.

Our client is looking for someone with extensive IT Procurement and Sourcing experience, including Hardware, Software, Licences and Maintenance.  Reporting to the CPO, you will be responsible for the whole IT spend for Canada, whilst managing a team of Category Managers and Specialist.  In interesting role for someone based in the West End.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 8+ years Procurement experience
  • Extensive experience in the IT procurement
  • Team Management 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 647 715 6769.

 

Title: Global Procurement Director – Automotive

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 bring a new Procurement Director into the team. This role will have a global focus, with a spend around $300m and will lead a total team of 10 with 3 direct reports.

They are looking for someone who can look at the big picture and develop a strategy whilst also knowing when to dive into the details and keep a close eye on negotiations. This business is focused on Mechanical Manufacturing, experience in this area or the Automotive industry will be extremely beneficial

There will be some travel to China and Europe several times per year and experience of those regions would be advantageous.

If you are an experienced Procurement leader, looking for a new challenge in Global Engineering Procurement, this could be the role for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 10+ years procurement experience within manufacturing/engineering
  • Ideally some experience in the automotive industry
  • Experience of leading and motivating a team
  • The demonstrable ability to develop long term and positive supplier relationships
  • A fast paced attitude with the ambition to never settle for “good enough”

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strategic Sourcing Specialist – IT
Toronto

An IT Procurement role for an exciting services company right in the Downtown core.  This company is looking for an strong IT Sourcing specialist to work with technical stakeholders and carry out a Procurement service to their needs.  This will be a challenging role with a broad IT category spectrum, but with a main emphasis on Hardware.

This role offers opportunity for growth and career development.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years Procurement experience
  • Strong IT Category experience
  • Experience dealing with Stakeholders with strong technical knowledge
  • 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 647 715 6769.

IT Procurement Analyst
Toronto

A great career opportunity for someone who has a few years’ Procurement experience, looking for a company who can offer growth and development.  This role is a tactical procurement role, buying IT products and services, including hardware and software.  A stakeholder facing role, you will be liaising with internal clients to help them with their operational IT procurement needs.

Working for one of the biggest companies in Canada, this organisation will offer you progressive career opportunities.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 2+ years Procurement experience
  • Indirect Category experience (ideally IT, not essential)
  • A can-do, hard-working 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 647 715 6769.

Procurement Director
Downtown Toronto

This is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned, polished Procurement professional with significant software category experience to take on a global role.  You will have experience of leading a team as well as strategically developing a Software Category.  Experience of deal with large Software contracts with the major vendors in the market is a must.  This role is working for a massive services organisation based in the Downtown core and reports to the CPO.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 10+ years Procurement experience
  • Extensive experience in the Software category
  • Team Management 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 647 715 6769.

Title: Procurement Coordinator

Salary: $50,000 – $57,000 + Benefits

Location: Mississauga

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Our client is a growing business within the hospitality space who are seeking to add a Procurement Coordinator to the team. The vacancy has arisen due to a promotion within the team and they are seeking a dynamic candidate with excellent communication skills to join the team.

This business has a number of locations across Canada including Quebec and need the successful candidate to speak French.

Your role will focus on providing Procurement support and guidance to the business, managing issues and finding solutions to issues that arise. In addition to you will need to help manage supplier relationships and contracts whilst creating reports to ensure no rogue spend across the business.

This is fantastic opportunity for a Procurement professional looking to learn and grow their career in a successful team and business. If you are interested in becoming the new Procurement Coordinator, then apply today!

An ideal candidate will have:

  • 1-2 years Purchasing experience
  • Can speak French
  • A positive and friendly communications style

Category Manager – Facilities
Toronto

A new opportunity has come up for an experienced procurement professional with experience in the facilities category to join this large Canadian organisation.  This large spend includes managing all areas of the facilities category management including – maintenance, janitorial, landscaping, snow clearance, out-sourced shared services.  You will be responsible for strategic sourcing, vendor management and contract management.  A key part of this role is to effectively manage internal stakeholders, so strong communication skills are key.

This role offers opportunity for growth and career development.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years Procurement experience
  • Strong experience in the Facilities category
  • Sourcing, Vendor Management and Contract skills
  • 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 647 715 6769.

Senior Category Manager – IT
Downtown Toronto

This massive Canadian Financial Services organisation is seeking an expert in Strategic IT Procurement.  They are seeking someone with a strength in Vendor and Contracts Management.  As a large organisation they currently have contracts with the largest IT vendors, they are seeking someone who can strategically manage these contracts, to leverage better terms or more business with the best performing vendors and manage the poor performers.  Some with a strength in Risk and Governance would also be beneficial.

This is a stable role, with a company with an enviable reputation.  A great salary and even better benefits package.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years IT Procurement experience
  • Demonstrable experience in Vendor Management, Category Management, Risk and Governance
  • A progressive career
  • Exceptional communications skills

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

Category Manager – Software
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.

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.

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 647 715 6769.

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 leading 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
  • Studying or completed CPA designation and ideally enrolled in CICA In-depth tax program.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Previous experience working with TaxPrep and Caseware/Caseview.

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

Tax Manager (VAT)

Toronto

Competitive Salary

Winchesters Taxation are working on behalf of a industry client who are a large corporate business with a global spread of activities to appoint a Tax Manager with VAT experience.

You will have a background in Value Added Tax (VAT) gained either with a Canadian business operating overseas or in those markets and will be used to liaising with company operations overseas working under VAT, communicating with the relevant tax authorities, and gathering information required in Canada. Ideally you will have experience of UK and EU VAT and filing those returns.

You will a relevant accounting designation and experience of Canadian tax systems.

If you would be interested in finding out more about this role, please reach out in confidence at adrian@winchesters.ca

Senior Manager – Indirect/Sales Taxes

Toronto Area

Highly Competitive Salary & Package

We are working with a public accounting firm based in North York to appoint a Tax Senior Manager with a specialism in sales, indirect, or commodity taxes.

This organisation has undergone significant growth over recent years and is looking to broaden and add further to the services they offer their clients. The aim to recruit a specialist in sales tax with a highly enterprising approach who will approach existing clients to develop this business area. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a mark and develop a new function then please get in touch.

You will:

  • Identify opportunities for advisory or recovery work and undertake the services required.
  • You will liaise with clients (existing and new), and conduct client presentations to secure business.
  • Manage the projects (plans, schedules, and required deliverables).
  • 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 (GST/HST/QST).
  • 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.

For more details please contact Adrian Harrison in confidence adrian@winchesters.ca

Tax Managers or Senior Tax Accountants

Waterloo/Kitchener/London

To $110,000

We are working with a large national accounting firm to recruit Tax Managers or Senior Tax Accountants for their Waterloo and Kitchener offices. They have well-established tax and advisory teams and are growing at a rapid rate across the Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and London areas.

You will be responsible for overseeing tax returns/filings, review, resolving tax issues, managing relationships with the CRA, researching new tax legislation, advice and planning and client projects. You will be involved in client business development, and working to identify opportunities for providing additional services to clients.

The growth in this business means there are fantastic opportunities for progression, development, and training within this business and this could be that next move to propel your career forward.

This firm is looking for a customer focused and energetic candidate looking for progression, coupled with a strong technical tax knowledge.

  • CPA designation, and ideally be working through your In-depth tax courses (although they will provide this for candidates who have not had the opportunity).
  • Excellent client and colleague relationship management skills.
  • Canadian or US corporate and personal tax knowledge.

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

Tax Manager – Real Estate (Industry)

Toronto

$110,000 – $120,000

Winchesters Taxation are working with one of the large real estate organisations in Toronto to recruit a Tax Manager.

This is a new and exciting role and aimed at bringing tax internal to the business. As such the successful candidate will be responsible for initiating the role, implementing processes, and molding the function. This role offers the opportunity to create your own department and progress with the development of the team.

You will be involved in compliance, provisioning, and filing taxes. You will coordinate operations internationally, and liaise with 3rd party accounting firms and tax authorities.

They are looking at candidates with 3 years post designation experience, and ideally In-depth Tax Course or MTax qualification. A strong background in Canadian corporate tax is essential, and real estate or international tax experience would be of benefit.

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

Tax Manager – US Tax – Burlington (c.$100,000)

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

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

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

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

The successful candidate will have:

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

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

 

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

Tax Senior Manager or Tax Partner
Toronto, ON
Competitive Compensation based on experience

We are assisting in the appointment of a Senior Tax Manager or potentially Partner for a large Toronto public accounting firm as part of their continuing growth of the tax practice.

You will be responsible for tax planning, compliance reviews, and team management, contributing heavily to the strategy of tax for the firm. You will concentrate on domestic tax for a variety of clients including individuals, partnerships, trusts and small and medium sized corporate.

Located in Toronto, the firm is in an excellent location for anyone living in the Greater Toronto Area or commuting in with the GO.

Responsibilities:

  • Tax lead on small and medium sized 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
  • 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
  • Management of teams of tax professionals, setting objectives and planning projects.
  • Demonstrates 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

Tax Manager

c.$100,000

London, Ontario

We are working with a large public accounting firm to appoint a Tax Manager for their London offices. They have a great local reputation for their work and their employee environment. They are looking to expand the team and offer great development potential.

You will be responsible for review, overseeing large tax returns, resolving tax issues, communication internally and with tax authorities, researching 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.

Tax Specialist (Public Accounting)

Mid town Toronto

c.$70,000-$80,000

Winchesters Taxation are working with a mid-size accounting firm to recruit and experienced tax professional. The organisation works mainly with private and owner managed businesses and their tax division conducts corporate, private 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 preferably, and 2-3 years experience of tax within an accounting firm.
  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills.

For a confidential conversation email adrian@winchesters.ca

Manager/Senior Manager – SR&ED Tax

Our client is an International firm with a specialism in providing tax advice around SR&ED. They are looking to recruit a Manager or Senior Manager as part of their expansion in Ontario.

You will be responsible for working with large corporate organisation to understand and assess their projects, and manage the preparation and liaison with the CRA over their SR&ED claims.

You will have a technical background coupled with experience of SR&ED tax, enabling you to identify opportunities for claiming SR&ED. This will be backed by strong client relationship and project management skills.

It is intended that this will be part of a build up of the clients activities in Ontario and as such you will have opportunity of molding the role, and gaining promotion with the growth of the team. You will however need to be self sufficient and have a very solid understanding of this tax specialism.

  • Technical and tax experience.
  • Background in SR&ED
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, along with business development experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: c.$135,000 dependent on experience

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

Manager – Canadian Taxes – Oakville – (c.$120,000)

We are working with an Oakville based accounting firm to recruit a Tax Manager for their Canadian tax team. They have growing tax, audit and assurance teams, and a reputation for a great working environment.

You will be responsible for overseeing and reviewing tax returns/filings, resolving tax issues, communication internally and with CRA, researching tax legislation and managing client relationships.

You will lead, mentor, train, and support members of the tax team, managing the workflow, and optimising department resources. You will also present on new tax matters to the broader business.

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 3-5  years tax experience.

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

Tax Manager – Hamilton (c.$110,000)

We are working with a established accounting firm to recruit a Tax Manager for their Hamilton office. They have well-established tax and advisory teams and a strong presence in the West GTA and Niagara regions.

You will be responsible for overseeing tax returns/filings, review, resolving tax issues, managing relationships with the CRA, researching new tax legislation, advice and planning and client projects. You will be involved in client business development, and working to identify opportunities for providing additional services to clients.

This role will be part of succession planning for the tax team and as such rapid progression to Partner is expected.

This firm is looking for a customer focused and energetic candidate looking for progression, coupled with a strong technical tax knowledge.

  • CPA designation, and ideally be working through your In-depth tax courses (although they will provide this for candidates who have not had the opportunity).
  • Excellent client and colleague relationship management skills.
  • Strong Canadian corporate and personal tax knowledge.

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

Senior Manager – US Tax

Based in Oakville

Salary: $120,000 to $140,000

 

Our client is a mid-sized public accounting firm in the Oakville area offering audit, advisory and tax services. The firm is looking for a Senior Manager to join their US tax business and as part of a broader tax function. The role will be a key in the growth of the division and future succession plans. This firm has an excellent reputation with much of the work coming from referrals, and prides itself on engaging its staff and offering a good working culture.

 

You will be responsible for implementing US tax planning activities, advisory, and tax compliance, leading and managing a team of staff in their duties and completion of client work. This role offers diverse broad ranging assignments. Much of the work is on US personal taxes and as such requires an excellent technical knowledge of this area.  You will take responsibility for the daily management of the function and there are clear opportunities for progression in the firm.

Responsibilities:

  • Tax lead on client engagements, planning and organizing the tax team as required for preparation of tax returns. Providing hands on guidance and coaching, developing the tax knowledge of team members.
  • Provide knowledge on compliance, cross border planning, estate & gift and treaty work.
  • Research tax issues and present conclusions.

Requirements:

  • Over 10 years of experience in public accounting practice, preparing and reviewing US personal, corporate and trust returns, estate tax planning, and dispute resolution.
  • Excellent client facing skills and offer timely, high quality, exceptional service to clients
  • Demonstrate an understanding of complex US tax concepts and application of this knowledge.
  • Professional Accounting designation (CPA (US or Canadian) or EA
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet entrepreneurial culture
  • 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 $140,000.00 /year

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

Apply in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Job Type: Full-time

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

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

 

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

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

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

The successful candidate will have:

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

Job Type: Full-time

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apply in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca

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 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

 

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.