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.

Financial Controller
$115,000-$140,000 base plus bonus and benefits
North York, ON

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leadership and coordination of the accounting, tax and other financial operations including the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting and detailed analysis to executive management and the Board of Directors.
  • Actively manage the accounts receivable on a monthly basis including following up on amounts which are past due as well as tracking total fees billed against the contract value for numerous projects.
  • Act as a liaison between trades and project managers on billing and payment disputes.
  • Develop and report key business analytics for the purpose of evaluating the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Responsible for the design and compliance with documented internal controls.
  • Responsible for the management of cash to ensure the company manages risks and maximizes cash flows. Key to this process is the preparation of annual operating budgets and quarterly forecasts.
  • Maintain relationships with external parties such as auditors, legal and consulting firms and act as a main point of contact.
  • Responsible for the drafting and coordination of contracts with developers
  • Lead, develop and mentor 6 direct report staff, including establishing personal objectives and conducting performance reviews.

Other business units also managed:

  • Controller for a low-rise construction manager within the Group of Companies
  • Controller for a consulting company within the Group of Companies
  • Work closely with senior management to identify new revenue streams and applications for improving the efficiency of operations for all of the operating companies

 Other Responsibilities for the Property Management arm of the Group of Companies:

Responsible for leadership and coordination of the accounting, tax and other financial operations including the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting for a portfolio of condominium buildings within the Greater Toronto Area.

  • Work closely with property managers on the preparation of annual budgets and condo board reporting requirements.
  • Maintain relationships with external parties such as auditors, legal and consulting firms and act as a main point of contact.
  • Lead, develop and mentor 3 direct report staff, including establishing personal objectives and conducting performance reviews.

 Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration
  • CPA designation
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive accounting experience
  • Real estate industry experience is a key requirement
  • Solid experience in accounting including consolidation, development accounting, job costing, budgets and investment accounting
  • Strong interpersonal and 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.

 

Property Accountant

Mississauga, Ontario

$62,000-$66,000 base plus bonus and pension

 

Our client is an organization where you join, grow, and stay for a while. People are tenured and they have typically promoted from within as they have continued to grow. If you’re in property accounting and live in Mississauga, this is the role for you!

The team is looking for a strong property accountant coming with experience in commercial or retail portfolios. Unfortunately, if you only have residential experience, you will not be considered for interview.

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

Responsibilities:

  • Property accounting reporting producing a variety of financial reports/statements – monthly/quarterly financial statement packages annual budget, etc.
  • Bank reconciliation – bank recs and addressing any outstanding discrepancies between the bank and company statements
  • General accounting – day-to-day transactions that are part of a full accounting cycle for a portfolio of real estate investments in order to maintain an accurate and transparent accounting process
  • Support AR and Collections – assist the AR departments and Property Management employees in reconciling tenants’ accounts
  • Support annual audit process – assist with year-end audit processes
  • Year-end adjustments – ensure year-end adjustments/billing for CAM costs and taxes are processed on time and accurately
  • Budgeting for recoveries – complete the accounting portion of the budget, as well as provide assistance with re-forecasting, variance analysis and reporting and budgeting activities

Responsibilities:

  • College diploma or University degree and preferably pursuing a designation (CPA, CGA, CMA)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Property Accounting for office or retail portfolios
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced MS EXCEL skills and proficient with MS Word and Outlook
  • Experience with the integration of all accounting related activities on property acquisitions

 

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

 

Senior Financial Analyst
$65,000 – $80,000 base plus pension and excellent benefits package
Newmarket, Ontario

Position Overview:

This fast-growing automotive manufacturing is looking for a Financial Analyst that will assist the Controller in the assessment of company. The ideal candidate will assess the company by performing studies and analysis of financial and operational data. They will be the catalyst in the continuous improvement process of the department and company/

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparing timely weekly & monthly detailed PPV, Sales & Overtime Analysis.
  • Review total cost management and perform variance analysis of production & OH accounts.
  • Responsible for Gross margin analysis.
  • Review and analyze budgeted cost maintenance on invoicing system and perform various account reconciliations as assigned.
  • Maintain accurate tooling inventory & costing, including fixed assets management
  • Assist in preparation of year-end audit package and actively participate in the preparation of annual budget.
  • Conform and support TS16949/ISO 14001 initiatives.

Education and Experience:

  • You are within two years of completing a recognized accounting designation (CMA, CGA, CA)
  • You have a minimum of three years accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, automotive parts manufacturing facility is an definite asset
  • Are capable of and possess above average written, analytical and oral communication skills.
  • Are computer literate, with a very good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Excel), SAP and experience working with a menu driven accounting package.

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.

Financial Administrator
Burlington, Ontario
Competitive remuneration package including bonus and benefits

Our client is a Real Estate company in Burlington Ontario, going through tremendous growth and expansion, and looking to add a financial administrator to the investor relations group. They have been in business for a while and due to growth, need to hire someone who ideally has some real estate investment trust (REIT) experience. Reporting directly to the Controller, this administrator/financial analyst will cover the administration of monthly distributions (monthly EFTs, DRIPs and reports) among many other things.

This is a multi-faceted position that will help out in many different areas of reporting, accounting and administration for the real estate organization. The portfolio assets are primarily in commercial, mixed-use developments, multi-family homes and residential properties.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all investor paperwork and cash receipts (from initiation TO final closing), including liaison with Exempt Market Dealer
  • Track investor interest (incoming emails; telephone calls) resulting from promotions blasts/information meetings/shows/etc. and ensure follow up and contact by individuals in investor relations
  • Record activity in CRM system
  • Receive completed subscriptions from EMDs; arrange acceptance by Trustee; send “accepted copy” to EMD; ensure copies uploaded to server
  • For subscriptions for registered plans, ensure completed applications/forms for new applications and transfers are sent to Planholders; coordinate the receipt of the cash; provide daily summaries for Accounting Dept.
  • For subscriptions for “cash”, ensure cheques or wires are received and deposited; provide daily summaries of cash receipts (copies of deposit slips and cheques) for Accounting Dept.
  • Prepare Unit Certificates for completed and closed subscriptions
  • Prepare Welcome Letters to new investors
  • Coordinate completion of OSC Filings

Ongoing Administration:

  • Prepare summaries of monthly distributions for Accounting
  • Prepare and send monthly emails to investors to notify them of deposit or new shares resulting from distributions
  • Oversee and process any transfers or redemptions
  • Maintenance of Investor Register
  • Distribution of Quarterly Reports to Investors
    Distribution of Annual Reports and Tax Slips to Investors

Must Haves:

  • Strong and proven organization skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; CRM (Maximizer)
  • Strong multi-tasking 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.

Financial Controller
Toronto, Ontario
$100,000-$130,000 base plus bonus, excellent benefits and vacation

Our client is a growing Real Estate company in Toronto, ON. They are looking for an experienced Controller to join the small and growing team in accounting.

Reporting to the CFO, the Financial Controller will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities. The Controller will lead all day-to-day finance operations of the company and supervise the development and property management sides of the business. This position is a very unique position giving the successful candidate the opportunity to work on more than just typical accounting duties. The Financial Controller will also be involved on the private equity/funding side of the business, which includes an understanding of deal structure and investor reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the CFO to work on financings, joint venture opportunities, investor reporting and private/institutional equity
  • Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department’s goals and objectives
  • Oversee the accounting operations of the company’s joint ventures, limited partnerships and related investor reporting and capital account management
  • Treasury and cash management including cash flow forecasting
  • Quarterly and annual reporting and consolidation of the current Funds
  • Oversee monthly reporting
  • Work closely with the Director of Acquisitions on performance reporting
  • Ensure proper control, policies and procedures are maintained
  • Work with other team members on budgets and proformas
  • Supervise the maintenance of the financial ledgers and accounting process
  • Supervise the accounting team of 4
  • Comply with federal and provincial and local legal requirements
  • Provide financial analysis as required, in particular for capital investments
  • Hire, coach, counsel, and conduct performance reviews for all new and existing accounting staff

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration
  • CPA designation is a must
  • Real estate development experience is a mandatory requirement – either in industry or in an audit capacity
  • Minimum of 6 years of progressive accounting experience
  • Able to create and promote a positive and supportive working environment
  • Proactive, hands-on strategic thinker who will own, in partnership with the CFO, the responsibility for finance and accounting
  • Solid experience in accounting including consolidation, development accounting, job costing, budgets and investment accounting
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

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.

Financial Controller
North York, Ontario
$100,000-$110,000 base plus excellent benefits and vacation

Our client is a growing Real Estate company in North York, ON. They are looking for an experienced Controller or Accounting Manager to join the small and growing team in accounting.

Reporting directly to the CFO and one of the partners, the Financial Controller will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities. The Controller will lead all day-to-day finance operations of this low and mid-rise development company and supervise the development and property management sides of the business. This position is a very unique role giving the successful candidate the opportunity to move up to CFO within 5 years. Don’t wait to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the accounting and reporting operations of the company
  • Supervise maintenance of all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate ASPE standards and regulatory requirements
  • Review and approve new construction management budgets
  • Supervise and approve contract management
  • Build and maintain a strong internal controls environment
  • Work closely with the project management teams on budgets, forecasts and actual performance
  • Prepare and present financial reports to senior management and the CFO on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Analyze project related costs and billings
  • Monthly analysis of performance variances
  • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
  • Forecast and manage organizational cash flow
  • Supervise a small team of accounting staff
  • Hire, train, lead, create and promote a positive and supportive work environment
  • Conduct performance reviews for all team members

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration
  • CPA designation would be an asset but is not required
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive accounting experience
  • Real estate development industry experience is a key requirement
  • Solid experience in accounting including consolidation, development accounting, job costing, budgets and investment accounting
  • Strong interpersonal and 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.

Job Title: Junior Accountant

Location: Burlington, Ontario

Salary: $40,000 – $50,000 + Benefits

This multifaceted Real Estate company is looking for an ambitious, hard working Junior Accountant to help the day to day accounting. This individual will assist senior accountants in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings, as well as any accounts receivable/payable responsibilities. With multiple projects currently on the go you will be exposed to many different aspects of the real estate accounting process. If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been looking for please do not hesitate to apply!

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Responsible to keep accounts receivable up-to-date
  • Verifies accounts by reconciling statements and transactions.
  • Resolves account discrepancies by investigating documentation; issuing stop payments, payments, or adjustments.
  • Maintain and process account receivables and A/R schedules
  • Maintains financial security by following internal accounting controls.
  • Secures financial information by completing data base backups.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Preparing and presenting monthly Accounts Payable aging reporting
  •  Assist senior accountants in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings
  • Update account receivables by totaling unpaid invoices
  • Collaborating with employees and managers within the accounts payable department

Requirements:

  • 2-3 Years experience Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • University/College, preferably in Accounting
  • Must have good attention to detail, problem solving and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

 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.

Director, Investor Relations
Burlington, Ontario
Excellent compensation package including bonus and benefits.

Our client is a Real Estate company in Burlington Ontario, going through tremendous growth and expansion, and looking to add a senior investor relations professional to the team. They have been in business for a while and due to growth, need to hire a more experienced investor relations Director or Vice President to report directly to senior management. The role will cover investor relations for a private business involved in commercial properties, mixed-use developments, multi-family homes and residential properties.

The Director or VP of Investor Relations will lead and manage multiple client relationships, requiring a thorough understanding of the products and understanding the securities compliance and company objectives. This is a great investor relations position with a growing real estate company, so don’t hesitate to apply and learn more.

Responsibilities:

  • Ongoing nurturing of client relationships that maintains a high level of customer service, professionalism and client satisfaction
  • Generate new distribution networks for the organization and other investment products, and participate in business development activities, including attending and speaking at industry events and presenting at marketing meetings with potential clients
  • Oversee the development of an efficient CRM System that efficiently stores investor contact information and tracks investor activity; produce useful reports and manage sales funnel from lead to close
  • Plan and oversee capital raises for the company including the engagements and process with Licensed Exempt Market Dealers; processes with Plan holders (for registered investments) and liaison/coordination with other members of the sales department
  • Facilitate and coordinate with Accounting Department receipt of investments into the firm, redemptions, transfers, monthly distributions/communications and the maintenance of Investor Accounts
  • Responsible for all outgoing communications to investors
  • Responsible for all Marketing and Promotion for the Organization and other investment products as necessary
  • Communicate investor feedback to the executive team and provide management with insights and recommendations for improving communications and strengthening relationships
  • Attend and participate in capital raising meetings
  • Participate in key initiatives that advance the Company’s strategy, reputation and brand
  • Maintain a continuous knowledge of the industry and market status

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of Business Development/Investor Relations experience in a leadership role in the Investment Industry
  • Nice to have experience and knowledge of Commercial Real Estate Investment, Private Equity in a regulatory environment
  • Strong presence, presentation and influencing skills; ability to present effectively at industry conferences and client presentations
  • Articulate, organized, tactful and a diplomatic communicator
  • Strategic planner, relationship builder, inspirational and proactive leader
  • Effective decision-making skills and an ability to perform under deadline pressure
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills including but not limited to: collaboration, facilitating consensus, resolution management including managing complex and sensitive issues
  • Confident in providing strategic insight and advice to senior executives
  • Highly organized with a proven ability to manage projects across many different functional lines

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

 

Job Title: Staff Accountant

Location: North York, Ontario

Salary: $40,000 – $48,000 + Benefits

This experienced accounting firm is seeking a full time Staff Accountant to join their team. This company requires an experienced and capable staff accountant to take charge of year end files. If you want to lead and take charge, please do not hesitate to apply!

Responsibilities:

  • Providing 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:

  • Strong bookkeeping skills are essential
  • 2+ years of accounting experience, preferably in public practice
  • 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
  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn and develop
  • 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 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.

Financial Controller
Toronto, Ontario
$110,000-$150,000 plus bonus (Excellent benefits package)

This modern hotel is looking for an experienced Financial Controller who will be able to fill a strategic role in the overall management of the multi-unit company along with a group of executives. The Controller will need to complete primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities.

This will include direct and indirect responsibility for accounting, finance, budget and cash flow forecasting, capital markets and debt financing optimization. If you are looking to be apart of something exciting as well as challenging, do not hesitate to apply!

Responsibilities:

  • The Financial Controller will assist in preparing, in conjunction with the CFO and/or delegate and other department heads, with the annual budget, capital budgets and the rolling forecast. The FC will establish the annual budget preparation procedures and guidelines.
  • To provide accurate and complete financial and management reports on a timely and accurate basis to hotel management and owners in accordance with the company and ownership reporting requirements and policy. In addition, the FC is responsible for reporting accurately and timely, the actual results as compared to budget/forecast results. He/she is to maintain adequate records to reflect the comparison of the actual expenditures for furniture, equipment and operating equipment to the budgeted amounts.
  • Responsible for the analysis and interpretation of the financial data and communicating this in a comprehensible form, of meaningful variations in the operations.
  • To assist other department heads in the development and implementation of “corrective action plans” on internal and or external audit and operational reports.
  • To assist in the development and implementation of bench-marking techniques that will enable the hotel to enhance revenues while improving productivity and cost efficiencies. To seek, identify and implement throughout the hotel best practices that will serve to enhance revenues, guest service and improve cost and productivity efficiencies.
  • Ensure cash flow is adequate to meet the needs of the operation. Approve all cash disbursements and ensure that all disbursements are properly documented and executed.
  • The position is directly accountable to manage the hotel finance department, information and internal control systems and hotel finances in accordance with all policy and procedures. This position is accountable for the development, documentation, and support of Financial Polices and Operational Procedures to include performance monitoring as it relates to the hotels.
  • To participate in the development, maintenance and adherence to a single chart of accounts, payroll and expense dictionary, and the function of accounts in order that the hotels financial and statistical data is accurately and consistently recorded and reported.
  • The analysis of the balance sheet accounts, on a selected basis and the preparation of the monthly internal bench-marking and operational performance analysis reports.
  • Accountable for the development, documentation and maintenance, within hotels, to ensure compliance with the requirements of internal/standard controls.
  • Manage all facets of the capital process. Ensure all hotels establish and maintain the tracking of fixed assets sub-ledgers and depreciation.
  • All laws and fiscal regulations of the area location, which effect financial matters of the hotel, will be complied with. This includes seeing that proper permits and licenses are obtained for such things as liquor licenses, sellers permit, business licenses, etc.
  • The safe keeping of all lease and contracts and any other legal records and documents, which may affect the financial status of the hotel. Such documents are to be listed and keep current on the Critical Date List.
  • To ensure that hotel accounting department is operating efficiently and at an optimum staffing levels, so that there are succession plans in place for the top three positions.
  • To recommend and assist in the design, implementation, and use of methods and procedures that improve the accuracy of working schedules, labor standards, forecast plans to assist operational staff.
  • Monitor on an ongoing basis the accuracy and recommend correct measurements as necessary.
  • Developing, implementing and monitoring credit and collection procedures and guidelines pursuant to “adopted” corporate credit policies.

Requirements:

  • Required experience in hospitality Accounting.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in similar role and experience supervising staff in all disciplines of Finance required.
  • Accounting designation required.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently against a list of performance and quality standards.
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas including complex or technical issues, orally and in writing.
  • Understand and interpret financial information, hotel operations data and complex arithmetic functions.

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.

Job Title: Financial Controller

Location: North York, Ontario

Salary: $80,000-$100,000 base plus bonus, excellent benefits and vacation

This real estate company has been growing steadily over the past 5 years and will be looking to hire a strong senior accountant or accounting manager from real estate. The Financial Controller will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities. The Controller will lead all day-to-day finance operations of the company focusing on the accounting for the development side of the business. The Controller will direct all finance, accounting and reporting for all projects by working with the executive and project team, joint ventures, financiers, consultants, government agencies and other stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

 

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 Project Accountant
North York, Ontario
$75,000 – $85,000 annual salary, 4 weeks of vacation, pension, health/dental benefits

 

Our client is an 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 or senior project accountant coming with construction/real estate experience. We are looking for an individual who has experience with auditing or completing tax returns for construction / real estate development clients. 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 casey@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

Chief Financial Officer – CFO
Toronto, Ontario
$200,000-$275,000 base plus bonus

Our client is a growing Real Estate company in Toronto, ON. They are looking for an experienced CFO to join the small and growing team in accounting. This will be an excellent position for either a current CFO in real estate or a VP Finance taking the step up into this role from a real estate firm.

Reporting to the owner, the CFO will be responsible for treasury, strategic management, consolidated planning and forecasting, and review of internal/external reporting. A key requirement of this position will be due diligence for purchase and sale of sites, reviewing project proformas, facilitating mortgage and construction financing and dealing with all joint venture partners. Don’t wait any longer to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the firm’s strategic financial objectives and fulfill all financial-related matters; including reporting, modelling, cash management, budgeting, tax and treasury for the organization
  • Provide financial leadership and advice on transaction-related services to the partners, including the limited partnerships, trusts and other entities that the organization establishes for investment vehicles
  • Responsible for all tax matters for the corporate structure. Continually ensure the business is compliant with current and future tax matters at the Individual, Corporate, Trust and Limited Partnership levels
  • Oversee the insurance and risk management practices
  • Responsible to review all financial reporting under IFRS and ASPE

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration
  • CPA designation would be an asset
  • Expertise with mortgages, loans and joint ventures
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive accounting experience
  • Able to create and promote a positive and supportive working environment
  • Proactive, hands-on strategic thinker
  • Experience in real estate finance
  • Strong interpersonal and 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.

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.

Assistant Manager / Experienced Senior Accountant
Oakville, ON
$75,000-$90,000 plus bonus and great benefits

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Min. 3 years of public accounting experience
  • Ability to prepare T1, T2 tax returns
  • 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 on confidence to elan@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and prepare time budget for review and audit engagements
  • Prepare financial statements including all the required notes and year end letters
  • Prepare personal (T1), trust (T3) and corporate (T2) income tax returns
  • Prepare T4 (payroll) and T5 (dividend) returns
  • Ensure that all queries and outstanding points have been cleared satisfactorily
  • Complete the following audit sections: walkthroughs, internal control analysis, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, revenue and expenses
  • Complete entire NTRs, reviews and small audits
  • Train and supervise junior staff on audit engagements

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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

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

Bookkeeper / Accounting Technician
Whitby, Ontario
$40,000-$50,000 base plus great benefits

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

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

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

Responsibilities

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

Requirements

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

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

Senior 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.

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: Sourcing Specialist

Salary: Up to $85,000

Location: Mississauga/Etobicoke

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Our client, a mid-sized manufacturing business have been growing steadily for several years. The Purchasing Manager has changed the team from reactive order placing to a strategic unit who add significant value to the business. However, there is still work to be done on supplier relationships, sourcing and supplier rationalization.

They are seeking to hire an experienced Sourcing Specialist who can work on a category by category basis to uncover opportunities for cost reduction, efficiency and value improvement. It will suit someone who can drive incremental change by winning buy-in from internal stakeholders. If you have experience of fabrication, castings and machining that would be an advantage.

Their business tends to be low volume, high value and so someone from a custom manufacturing environment would be ideal but not essential.

An ideal candidate will have:

• 4 – 6 years Purchasing experience within manufacturing
• A strong team ethic
• Experience of castings, machining and fabrication
• A desire to be part of an evolving team driving change

Title: Purchasing Coordinator – Manufacturing

Salary: Up to $50,000

Location: Mississauga

Contract: Permanent, Full time

This small manufacturing business are growing rapidly. They have nearly doubled their turnover for the past 3 years and their order book is already full until the end of the year. Due to this growth they are looking for a Purchasing Coordinator to join the business to help bring expertise and structure to Purchasing.

This opportunity would especially suit someone who has experience from a low volume, high value manufacturing environment. They have complex BOM’s with long lead times on some components combined with a business that is only beginning to embrace an ERP system to drive their business. If you have experience with fabrication and machine stamping commodities that would be an advantage.

Due to the rapid growth this is absolutely a role where the right candidate can expect salary increases and promotions as they prove their worth.

An ideal candidate will have:

• 2 – 5 years Purchasing experience within manufacturing
• A positive outlook to change
• Great communication skills – Vendor management and internal stakeholders
• Likes the idea of joining an evolving business where not all systems/processes are set in stone

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

Title: Procurement Director – Packaging

Salary: Circa $130,000 – $160,000 + Benefits

Location: GTA

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Our client is a large international CPG business with significant operations in Canada. Employing over 10,000 people worldwide they are seeking an experienced Procurement Director to join their team. This role will focus on packaging spend and associated services.

They need a great procurement professional who enjoys delivering measurable results and recognizes the importance of doing so. In addition there are a number of internal stakeholder relationships where they need an individual who’s first instinct is to collaborate. The category area can be fast moving and you will need to roll up your sleeves at times and get involved. You would be responsible for a spend in excess of $200m.

As an ideal candidate you will have:

  • 10+ years procurement experience with 5-7 years within a fast-moving industry/environment (CPG is useful but not essential)
  • A successful track record of leading and motivating procurement teams
  • Experience of sourcing, negotiating and managing large deals for fast moving packaging spend
  • A track record of savings delivery

Why should you apply?

  • The opportunity to join a talented team who are seeking to push the value they can offer back to the organisation
  • A fun, professional and ethical working culture
  • The opportunity to make real change and shape the category yourself

Title: Purchasing Coordinator

Salary: Up to $45,000

Location: North Toronto

Contract: Permanent, Full time

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

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

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

Title: Global Purchasing Leader – Automotive

Salary: Up to $100,000 + Bonus

Location: North Toronto

Contract: Permanent, Full time

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

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

As the ideal candidate you will have:

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

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

Category Manager – Software
North Toronto

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

As the ideal candidate you will have:

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

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

Category Manager – Construction and Real Estate
Downtown Toronto

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

As the ideal candidate you will have:

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

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

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.

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.