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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.

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Accounts Payable Administrator
Downtown, Toronto (4 days in office)
$60,000- $65,000 Salary + Benefits

Our client is a highly reputable property development company located in the heart of downtown Toronto. This role will report directly to the Manager, Development Accounting & Reporting and is an excellent opportunity to work in a fast paced, team environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Enter accurate and timely accounts payable invoices for each development project using established internal control practices.
  • Process approved accounts payable invoices for payment.
  • Maintain appropriate physical or electronic support for all accounts payable transactions.
  • Contracts, Change Orders, Purchase Orders: Create purchase orders in Excel for the development team and enter them into the Yardi system once approved.
  • Accounts Payable Processing: Input vendor invoices into the Yardi system weekly, ensuring correct legal entity and association with the appropriate contract, change order, or purchase order.
  • Review vendor invoices for accuracy, including totals, taxes, billing entities, and matching them to purchase orders, contracts, and receiving reports.
  • Verify vendor account status, respond to vendor inquiries, and ensure accounts are settled or outstanding balances are accurate.
  • Follow up with vendors, development, and construction teams regarding monthly billing at month-end, ensuring all bills are received with correct supporting documentation.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of new process improvement initiatives.
  • Cheque Processing: Ensure all invoices entered are committed for payment in a timely manner and process cheques weekly.
  • Ensure cheques have appropriate signatures.
  • Determine the method of cheque delivery (mail, courier, or pick-up) in consultation with accountants.
  • Ensure all bills are paid on time, and due dates are tracked appropriately.
  • Update the vendor master list.
  • Review the accounts payable aged listing monthly and follow up with accountants for any accounts payable over 30 days.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of AP experience, preferably in development accounting
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of Excel

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Eric Synowicki (eric@winchesters.ca) with your resume. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

Senior Financial Analyst (SPA)
Toronto, ON – Most Days In-Office with A Few From Home Every Month
$80,000-$90,000 Base Plus Bonus, Great Benefits And LTIP

A well-established GTA developer that develops residential real estate is looking for a Senior Financial Accountant to join a dynamic team environment. The company has been experiencing a high level of growth and seeking for an individual with a drive to achieve excellence within. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to work under a great CFO who is focused on employee development and would be a great mentor for the right person.

Reporting to the VP Finance, the Senior Financial Analyst (SPA) will play a key role to provide reliable, timely, and efficient support and reporting for pre-development, construction, and closing projects for cost consultants, internal and external partners. The position entails preparation of monthly and annual financial statements and providing meaningful analysis on said statements. You will assist in the budgeting and forecasting process and maintain full accounting cycle for development projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the full accounting cycle for multiple development projects.
  • Perform monthly calculations, reconciliations and recording of revenues, management fees, and interest for each project.
  • Perform timely month-end close and ensure recording all pertinent transactions including setting up monthly accruals and properly document journal entries.
  • Prepare monthly construction draws and co-ordinate with cost consultants.
  • Coordinate with the operations and other teams to process monthly property financials (i.e. invoice coding, purchase orders, project details and variance analysis) as needed.
  • Maintain ongoing analysis of project budgets on a pro forma basis from joint venture partners.
  • Perform regular bank and trust deposit reconciliations.
  • Set up project budgets, change orders and estimate in the accounting system, as well as implement control and maintenance activities.
  • Prepare and process cash calls, record and reconcile project distributions/ contributions.
  • Assist in cash flow reconciliations and analysis.
  • Prepare internal and external partner reporting for each project including support for GL balances.
  • Assist in monthly compliance reporting to lenders, government, and partners.
  • Identify and implement process re-engineering opportunities.
  • Ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Standards (IFRS and ASPE), internal audit and client accounting services and internal review standards.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (preferred) or Finance required; CPA a plus
  • 2-5 years of accounting experience
  • Preference for individuals who have worked at an audit firm
  • Advanced accounting and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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

Financial Reporting Manager
Toronto, Ontario – hybrid role
$110,000-$125,000 base plus bonus and good benefits

Our client is a purpose-based organization that develops residential properties in North America. They are looking for a Financial Reporting Manager to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work for an organization that delivers a significant social impact to communities across Canada.

The successful candidate will be a key member of the fund and corporate finance team and will be pivotal for the success of the group. You will handle monitoring of the fund performance, including budgets, rolling forecasts, latest revenue and cost estimates, operational plans and financial KPI’s. The ideal candidate will have a previous external audit background, strong reporting experience and some real estate exposure or at least a passion for the industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and coordinate processes the preparation of consolidated financial statements under both ASPE and IFRS
  • Prepare year-end working papers and work closely with the external auditors to meet annual deadlines.
  • Assist with cash activity such as capital calls, loan-drawdowns, distributions, and cash reconciliations
  • Prepare tax working papers and review tax returns including T5013, T2, SLFI, HST flings and any other ad hoc filings
  • Participate in process improvements including automation, new Yardi modules and upgrades
  • Respond to various CRA Audits and requests
  • Prepare quarterly financial statements, investor statements, and equity rolls
  • Prepare quarterly bank, lender and investor reporting and compliance packages
  • Review and assess the external valuations and the valuation inputs
  • Monitor and project cashflows for funds on a short- and long-term basis
  • Oversee and support one accounting analyst to book maintenance and any intercompany and chargeback billings
  • Approve vendor payments and bank transfers, need to be familiarized with the transactions

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration; with a professional accounting designation – CPA
  • 4-7 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with advanced EXCEL modelling, data analysis and advanced presentation skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, changing environment with competing priorities and strives to meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts & best practices in a clear and concise manner across all levels of the organization
  • ASPE and/or IFRS

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process. Please submit resume to elan@winchesters.ca

Senior Accountant
North York, Ontario – hybrid$80,000 – $85,000 Base Plus Bonus, Excellent $80,000-$115,000 plus 3 weeks’ vacation and great benefits

The company is a full integrated real estate company with a lovely, positive work culture. They are small but mighty and are going through continuous steady growth. They development both commercial and residential buildings while managing a portfolio of properties. They are currently accepting applications for the role of Senior Accountant, which is a full-time permanent role in the team. The idea will be to have this person move up in the future to a more senior level. The business has a very relaxed, calm atmosphere where individuals are respected by trusting and kind owners.

The position reports to the president and will be a vital member of the team, responsible for undertaking all aspects of financial management, including full cycle corporate accounting, regulatory compliance, reporting, budget and forecast preparation, close processes, and internal control procedures. The ideal candidate will have prior experience working in construction and acting in a senior accounting and finance role. You must have a strong background in full-cycle and multi-entity accounting. Don’t hesitate to apply now!

Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and maintain system of internal financial controls and guidelines to maximize protection of corporate assets, seamless workflow, financial compliance
  • Provide accurate billing, tracking analysis and forecasting of project costs and present information to management
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all financial corporate operations, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, job cost accounting, budgeting, reporting, and processing transactions
  • Lead delivery of accounting financials, including statements, reconciliations, tax forms, filings, and reports associated with month and year end deliverables
  • Prepare project budgets, forecasts, and reports to support project delivery and meet client needs
  • Perform financial and margin analysis on projects for improved cost management and increased profitability
  • Prepare and file government remittances, including HST, EHT, and WSIB monthly, quarterly, and annually
  • Manage cashflow and develop projections to effectively oversee balances and maximize return
  • Process A/R and A/P transactions, including collections, payments, invoices, reporting, and associated communication
  • Process payroll entries for all employees (non-union and union), using internal system and process on a weekly and biweekly basis
  • Maintain internal control safeguards and risk management for costs, budges, and actual expenditures
  • Prepare and enter month end entries, including subcontract accruals and cost transfers

Requirements

  • Diploma or university degree
  • 3-5+ years of accounting experience
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to prioritize tasks with a keen attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills – written and oral
  • Priority will be given to individuals coming from construction or development but it is not required
  • Proficient in data entry and document management

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

Corporate Accountant
North York (In-office)
$70k – $80k Base Plus Bonus

Our client, an automotive supplier specializing in manufacturing very specific components, is looking for a Corporate Accountant to join their team. This role reports to the Corporate Controller, and is responsible for providing financial leadership support to the organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Maintain and improve the cashflow forecasting model
  • Accurately maintain and reconcile the cashflow model daily
  • Report on material weekly cashflow variances and present to the Corporate Controller weekly
  • Provide expertise and support for testing and implementing systems and/or process changes to increase efficiencies
  • Prepare the monthly Bank BBC (Borrowing Base Certificate) Reporting
  • Assist in creating and maintaining Treasury related dashboards and analysis
  • Actively manage the Positive Pay process
  • Manage AR insurance monthly reporting
  • Develop, support & monitor business control requirements, including taking the lead on external bank audits
  • Preparation of monthly lead schedules and account reconciliations
  • Prepare and process corporate journal entries as required
  • Financial reporting for internal and external stakeholders as needed
  • Prepare monthly HST analysis and filings
  • Assist in the analysis of financial results, including highlighting accounting, financial and operational issues

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration
  • 5 years of related experience
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills

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

Vice President Finance
North York, ON – Onsite
$180,000-$200,000 Base Plus Competitive Bonus and Great Benefits

 Due to the growth, our client is currently looking for a VP Finance to join the group in their North York office. Backed by private equity, this company is poised for serious growth provincially and nationally, eventually internationally. Their industry is one of Canada’s fastest growing sectors and for the right candidate, this position will catapult your career to become the CFO within the next few years. There currently is no CFO and as VP Finance, you will be number one for all finance/accounting related responsibilities. Reporting directly to the CEO, this new role has a wide mandate which requires an adaptable individual with a desire to create positive change, build and mentor teams, and grow the business in accordance with the company’s growth strategy.

The VP Finance will have primary responsibility for functions including corporate finance, accounting, treasury and FP&A as well as implementing and managing an internal control framework in line with the company’s strategic growth aspirations. This will include direct responsibility for: accounting, cash flow management, financial analysis, reporting, forecasting and planning, risk management, tax, controls and compliance, etc.

The company has posted positive growth year-on-year for the past eight years and over the next 5 years the CEO is looking to double the revenue through organic growth and by opening new sites. This position is not a 9-5 role, but will offer the successful candidate a true seat at the table with the ownership and will eventually offer an excellent LTIP with excellent growth potential.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the CEO to develop and implement a financial strategy and overall strategic plan for the company
  • Serve as a leader in the organization (Supervisor, Motivator and Mentor)
  • Review all required reporting for Senior Management while liaising with external auditors
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual management, financial and tax reporting
  • Monitor key performance indicators and recommend and implement improvements
  • Report financials to the board of directors on a quarterly basis
  • Work closely with legal to support the documentation and review of legal documents, including contracts, agreements, acquisition documents, and other documents
  • Review the maintenance of budgets and financial forecasting models
  • Maintain and review tax strategy, internal controls and compliance functions
  • Develop and maintain relationships with relevant external service providers (Banks, External Auditors, CRA and Consultants)

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field along with CPA certification
  • Ideally previous experience in an audit firm
  • Proven track record of creating/improving accounting functions and building accounting systems and processes
  • Strategic thinker capable of coming up with financial solutions that are supportive of the company’s strategy
  • Demonstrated success in establishing cooperative working relationships both internally and externally
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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 Analyst – Real Estate Private Equity
Toronto, ON – Hybrid
$90k – $140k base plus bonus and great benefits

Our client is a very active and growing real estate private equity group. Reporting to the EVP, the senior analyst will help grow the group’s AUM further beyond its $2B size. The organization invests heavily in real estate development with over 2000 units in development. They focus on high rise development, low rise and some commercial development as well.  

Responsibilities:

  • Take the lead on underwriting new real estate acquisition opportunities and prepare investment decks for presentation to the Investment Committee
  • Monitor the current investment proformas and business plan vs actual results and re-underwrite accordingly. This will involve reviewing site plans, development schedules and construction schedules for the existing developments and reflecting revisions to plans and schedules in the proforma as directed.
  • Take the lead on obtaining financing for the current projects under management where required. This will involve preparing financing packages and handling any requests from the respective lender group.
  • Complete the quarterly external investor reporting process which will involve providing an update on the projects under management and incorporating updated business plans and metrics when relevant.
  • Provide support in the creation and implementation of standard processes and procedures as they relate to financial monitoring and reporting for internal reporting as well as external reporting to investors and lenders.
  • Gather and analyze financial statements, market data, industry reports, and other relevant information to assess investment viability.
  • Stay informed about macroeconomic trends, industry developments, regulatory changes, and geopolitical factors that may affect investment decisions.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2-4 years of relevant experience with real estate finance, or development management
  • Experience conducting financial analysis for potential land/real estate acquisitions using advanced models in MS-Excel
  • Experience developing and maintaining budgets, project proformas, cash flow projections and financial reports
  • Strong understanding of development financing (typical financing structures at various stages of development) and land economics.

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

 

Manager Fund Accounting and Reporting
Toronto, Ontario – Hybrid and flexible work environment
$130,000-$145,000 base plus bonus and excellent benefits

With this company being one of the fastest growing real estate companies in Canada you will get experience and insight into the multifaceted operations and execution of high-profile real estate IPP and development projects. The company is looking to build a brand-new fund and will need your help. You will join and be responsible for fund financial reporting for internal and external purposes, full-cycle fund accounting, monitoring and management, related investor calculations and reporting. You will also help support tax and debt compliance across the organization. By the end of the year, you will be able to hire one individual underneath you and really drive change/process improvement within the division.

We are looking for someone who has a strong financial reporting background at either an investment manager or REIT. If this is you, please apply now.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead all finance, accounting and financial reporting matters relating to the fund
  • Responsible for day-to-day accounting for investment activities for entities within the fund organizational structure
  • Monthly, quarterly and yearly financial reporting for investors, including calculating NAV, reviewing trial balances, preparing adjusting journal entries and working paper files and preparing financial statements required for internal and external purposes, compliance and tax filings
  • Support the creation of procedures and internal standards for Investor and fund reporting
  • Maintain strong stakeholder relationships by understanding needs and upholding the company’s values in providing value to them
  • Prepare analytical review of performance of consolidated results to communicate with investors in collaboration with Investor Relations
  • Communicate with investors on attribution and other inquiries about fund financial results in collaboration with Investor Relations
  • Organize and maintain reporting deadlines across all fund entities within the company’s ecosystem
  • Oversee legal documentation internal filing to ensure completeness and legal organizational chart is updated
  • Manage compliance for tax, debt and other commitments for all fund various entities
  • Work with various teams to manage deadlines relating to results that consolidate into fund financials and investor reports
  • Over time, help to recruit, train and develop additional staff within the fund / portfolio pillar of the Accounting and Operations team

Requirements:

  • CPA designation
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting
  • A minimum of 3 years of fund or REIT accounting experience, including financial statement preparation and NAV calculations with IFRS experience preferred
  • Commercial Real Estate experience
  • Sound analytical and quantitative skills, rigorous attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, driven to create sound and efficient procedures that help build and scale the organization
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, listening skills and organizational skills

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.

Director of Finance
Toronto, ON – 4 days per week in office
$140,000 – $160,000 base plus bonus

Our client is a real estate company with a mission to create warm environments for residents. They are looking to hire a dedicated Director of Finance to join the growing team. This position will offer the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the lives of residents.

As a Director of Finance reporting to the CFO, you will be responsible for providing operational and corporate leadership.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct and oversee the monthly and quarterly financial reporting and forecasting
  • Monitor internal control environments on processes across all residences
  • Implement and develop policies to guide day-to-day practices
  • Manage processes to report on group’s capital
  • Lead budget processes, operating, and capital planning
  • Monitor cash flow by overseeing cash flow and treasury
  • Lead Yardi optimization
  • Lead financial management and functions
  • Participate in capital planning process and business case
  • Maintain positive working relationships with lenders and investment company
  • Manage appropriate risk management
  • Implement financial controls and oversee corrective actions
  • Complete financial regulatory filings
  • Manage the accounting team of 10
  • Prepare and present financial presentations, reports, and analyses
  • Collaborate with the team while taking a leadership role in the finance team

Requirements:

  • CPA designation and university degree in business management, finance or accounting
  • 7 + years of experience in financial accounting roles
  • Some level of operational finance experience
  • Must have real estate development experience
  • A nice to have is experience in private equity
  • Proven experience systems and process optimization

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. Please send resume to elan@winchesters.ca

Head of Investor Relations
Toronto, ON Downtown and Hybrid
$200,000-$225,000 Base Plus 40% Bonus and Excellent benefits / LTIP

Our client is a growth-oriented, Toronto based real estate investment and asset management firm primarily focused on affordable and residential multi-family sector. They work across Canada and they are one of the fastest growing organizations in this specific sector.

The Head of Investor Relations is a newly created role and will be an important role in the Company’s platform growth including fund raising, corporate development and product development. This is a broad role with significant responsibility, well suited to an individual with significant fundraising and client management experience, now looking to apply it in a hands-on, entrepreneurial and platform building environment. The company is seeking an individual who can leverage their pre-existing institutional and/or private client relationships to lead the capital raising initiatives.

With established expertise in capital raising and investor relations, the incoming Head of IR will be an instrumental figure in establishing fundraising channels for the various investment mandates being undertaken by our client.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with prospective and current investors, with a focus on Institutional and Family Office segments in Canada, the US and EU
  • Maintain technical knowledge of the company’s offerings to provide the best solutions for investors
  • Clearly communicate the offerings and assist investors with due diligence questions and investor subscription process, where appropriate from a legal and regulatory perspective
  • Use CRM software to track business development efforts and progress achieved
  • Assist in marketing efforts such as creating investor presentations, webinars, and educational materials
  • Assist in structuring and successfully launching new investment mandates for the investors
  • Establish, maintain, and engage with industry relationships including advisors, lenders, brokers, legal counsel, and accountants
  • Communicate the fund’s ESG initiatives and impact measurement framework to investors
  • Stay informed about industry trends, regulatory developments, and best practices in investor relations

Qualifications & Experience

  • 7+ years of investment sales / investor relations experience
  • Intimate understanding of financial products that serve the interests of institutional and high-net-worth investors
  • Experience with CRM systems that are specific to capital raising/investor relations functions
  • Experience in the Retail/Financial Advisory Channel is a plus
  • A self-starter who can manage individual responsibilities and maintain overall awareness of management priorities
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team setting

Our client is passionate about investing, community building, and the collective success of the team and their partners. Compensation is highly competitive and commensurate with experience. Please apply now if you are interested by sending your resume to elan@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Financial Controller
Fully remote, head office in Toronto, ON
$100,000-$130,000 base plus bonus and other compensation available

Our client is a private, entrepreneurial real estate investment company founded over five years ago and growing at a rapid yet steady pace. They take pride in their ability to forge strong relationships, acquire and manage high quality real estate assets in Canada and the US, and consistently execute value-add projects. Their current owned and asset managed portfolio consists of multi-family residential assets. You will engage in a diverse range of responsibilities encompassing accounting, reporting, treasury, FP&A, transactions, and investor relations, ultimately offering a comprehensive view of the financial landscape. You will report directly to the CFO who is a partner in the business, but the plan will be to have you eventually take over as CFO.

This will truly be an exciting role where you will be working fully remote, being given a lot of freedom. This also comes with high expectations and while there is flexibility, people strictly looking for a 9-5 environment should not apply. Because ownership in the future is a real possibility for this role, they want someone fully committed to the growth of the business and that means putting in the hours and energy that the founders are doing themselves.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all operational and internal accounting functions and external financial reporting
  • Optimize all technology systems and platforms to help achieve strategic objectives
  • Own the FP&A function, which includes the creation of monthly dashboards, forecasts, and ad hoc analysis
  • Guide financial decisions by establishing and executing accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls
  • Manage the cash and treasury process, with a focus on optimizing the entire function
  • Responsible for all payroll, admin, HR, compliance, and corporate legal matters
  • Oversee all fund and investor administration and assist with investor communications
  • Provide technical and strategic support on all real estate acquisitions and dispositions
  • Lead all risk mitigation initiatives and supports takeout refinancing activities
  • Take a key role in the firm’s U.S. expansion which includes building out all infrastructure
  • Hire, lead, inspire, coach and develop a team of accountants
  • Provide timely and strategic advice to leadership and other stakeholders

Requirements:

  • Degree or diploma and CPA designation
  • At least 5 years of professional work experience with 2+ years in a managerial role
  • Comfortable in a multi-entity environment
  • Ability to travel to the US
  • 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 apply now. by emailing resume to elan@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

VP, Corporate Controller
Downtown Toronto, Ontario – Hybrid
$200,000-$250,000 Base Plus Bonus and Benefits

Our client is a growing diversified real estate company in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

This established company has been in business for more than 30 years and continues to grow with a number of exciting projects coming up. The owners are looking for a VP Finance to join the team working in the corporate office, located in Toronto, Ontario. Reporting to CFO, the VP Finance will lead the corporate financial and accounting function of the department. The VP Finance will manage the accounting and control functions and report results of operations ensuring compliance with IFRS standards.

In this role you will supervise an experienced team of 8 individuals, while having the full support of an excellent and experienced CFO. Accounting is not just seen as a back-office cost in this company, you are well-respected and lead on a number of special projects and initiatives. Ideally you will come with at least five recent years in real estate development and/or construction at the controller, director or VP level.

Responsibilities

  • Respond to all investor questions, information requests, ad hoc reporting requirements on a timely basis
  • Oversee the preparation of quarterly financial statements and annual audited financial statements for each fund or segregated mandate
  • Prepare investor contribution and distribution notices as required
  • Managed short term cash flow requirements using established lines of credit
  • Prepare quarterly cash flow updates for the funds and segregated mandates.
  • Oversee all tax filings working with 3rd party tax specialists
  • Working with your accounting manager, oversee the monthly close process for each development / construction project and segregated mandate
  • Ensure the timely completion of monthly loan draws to each financial institution and in conjunction with the loan monitors reports.
  • Ensure development and construction budgets are updated quarterly within the accounting system along with approved PO, contracts and change orders
  • Maintain internal controls over invoice entry, approval and ultimately payment to vendors.
  • Review and comment on quarterly project cash flows providing insight into financial costs such as interest, insurance, property taxes, cash flows, etc.
  • Prepare and present the annual budget for the management company
  • Re-forecast the annual budget quarterly, investigate all actual to forecasted variances
  • Prepare timely distributions to the Partners
  • Manage and maintain the company’s fee schedule ensuring all fees are charged on a timely basis

Requirements

  • College diploma or University degree coupled with the CPA completed
  • 10+ years of accounting experience
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the construction or real estate development sector
  • Working knowledge of inter-company accounting
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently
  • Hands-on approach to accounting and management

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 Analyst – Real Estate Development
Toronto, ON – Hybrid
$80,000-$110,000 Base Plus Bonus and Great Benefits

Our client is a very active condo and rental development company. Reporting to the VP of Investments and Asset Management, this key member of the team will play a crucial role in evaluating potential investment opportunities and providing insightful analysis to support informed decision-making. This position involves project modelling, analysis, tracking, thorough industry research, analyzing financial data, assessing market trends to identify promising investment prospects and reporting on all aspects of the development process to the Management Team. This will also include asset management duties for a portfolio of development projects in the GTA.

Responsibilities:

  • Gather and analyze financial statements, market data, industry reports, and other relevant information to assess investment viability in real estate development acquisitions
  • Perform sensitivity analyses and scenario planning to evaluate the impact of market fluctuations and economic variables on investment performance
  • Underwrite mid- and high-rise multifamily rental and condo development opportunities in the GTA
  • Perform due diligence on potential investment targets, including evaluating financial performance, competitive positioning, and growth potential
  • Financial modelling to forecast project budgets, equity requirements, and partnership returns for a portfolio of rental and condominium projects
  • Collaborate with Development, Construction, and Finance teams in strategic planning, regulatory research, and budget monitoring throughout the project lifecycle
  • Assist in capital raising/investor relations efforts through the preparation of investment materials, scenario analyses, investment reporting, and other ad hoc tasks as required
  • Lead monthly investment accounting reconciliations, equity/debt draw requests and cost monitor budget reviews to ensure timely and effective project management
  • Performed extensive financial modeling including cash flow projections, detailed development and rental proformas, DCF’s, capital structure optimizations, and equity waterfalls
  • Prepare investment memos and reports outlining findings, analysis, and recommendations for investment opportunities.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of relevant experience with real estate finance, or development management
  • Experience conducting financial analysis for potential land/real estate acquisitions using advanced models in MS-Excel
  • Experience developing and maintaining budgets, project proformas, cash flow projections and financial reports
  • Strong understanding of development financing (typical financing structures at various stages of development) and land economics.

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

Property Accounting Manager
Toronto, Ontario (Hybrid)
$110,000-$120,000 Base With Great Bonus & Benefits

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

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure monthly financial reports are delivered accurately and timely
  • Ensure all accounting records are kept up to date within guidelines
  • Assist with auditors’ requirements
  • Review of annual budgets and assist Property Managers in completion of annual budgets
  • Assist in the accounting of property acquisitions and dispositions, due diligence and preparation of statement of adjustment and post closing adjustments, as required
  • Continually monitor and review accounting processes and procedures and recommend changes as appropriate to ensure internal controls and/or efficiencies are improved to meet industry best practices
  • Responsible for CAM & Tax recoveries including year-end billing
  • Assist in capital costs tracking
  • Responsible for review of working papers
  • Assist with Yardi upgrades and implementations of new accounting software/modules
  • Support the property administration staff in the financial management of their properties
  • Developing and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures for accounting functions
  • Supervise Property Accountants in full cycle accounting on an on-going basis
  • Train and mentor accounting staff in all aspects of property accounting
  • Handle all aspects of training, development, and continuous improvement of staff, processes, and procedures
  • Perform ongoing performance management for team members
  • Motivate staff and promotes a positive work atmosphere

Requirements:

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

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

VP Finance
Downtown Toronto, ON – Will Begin In Office and Move to Hybrid After Several Months
$130,000 – $1
50,000 Base Plus a $50,000 Target Bonus, Excellent Benefits & Vacation

Our client is a professional services firm that offers accurate, effective accounting and finance services at a reasonable cost, providing their clients the peace of mind in order to focus on core matters within their business. As VP Finance you will help manage and offer services which include CFO functions, controllership and bookkeeping, and financial admin. Their clients include small and micro-cap public companies with operations, capital pool companies, Canadian or U.S. publicly listed shell entities with no operations, private entities growing quickly or looking at acquisitions or divestitures, and private entities preparing to go public and private companies staying private.

The VP Finance will act as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for both internal and external clients. You will provide both operational support and lead the financial reporting function at these organizations. You will supervise the finance unit and will act as the chief financial spokesperson for the organization. The VP Finance will report directly to the President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and directly assists on all strategic and tactical matters.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in the development of new business initiatives by assisting the CEO in identifying potential clients, preparing proposals, and evaluating the cost-effectiveness of proposed service delivery.
  • Ensure the implementation of adequate controls and the availability of supporting documentation to facilitate successful independent and governmental audits of all purchases.
  • Assist in overseeing clients’ financial activities to ensure compliance with IFRS, US GAAP, and other relevant financial reporting standards, as well as federal, provincial, local, and contractual guidelines. This includes interpreting regulations, disseminating government requirements to relevant personnel, and monitoring compliance.
  • Establish and maintain internal control systems to safeguard clients’ financial assets and ensure the preparation of annual financial statements adheres to regulatory requirements.
  • Participate in Board and Subcommittee meetings, including presenting financial information to the Audit/Finance Committee.
  • Provide training to the Finance Unit staff, including bookkeepers and controllers, to enhance their understanding of financial management.
  • Oversee the production of monthly financial reports and statements tailored to the needs of Executive management, the Audit/Finance Committee, and the Board of Directors.
  • Stay abreast of advancements in financial accounting and reporting technologies and assist with their implementation when necessary.
  • Take on additional responsibilities related to clients’ financial reporting processes and internal matters as needed.

Qualifications

  • 10-12+ years of professional experience, including experience with public company audits, with preference given to candidates with experience at an audit firm.
  • Accounting designation (CPA)
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management and accounting, ideally in the North American public company sector and involvement in creation of the financial statements.
  • Proven effectiveness leading a team of accounting staff.
  • Technologically savvy, with an ability to use systems to create organizational efficiencies.
  • Flexible and a self-starter; able to multi-task while also being highly detail-oriented.

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

Senior Corporate Accountant 
Downtown Toronto, Hybrid (3 Days a Week in Office)
$95,000 – $110,000 Base +
 Bonus 

Our client, a fast-growing real estate developer, is looking for a Senior Corporate Accountant to join their team. They are looking for someone who thrives in a changing environment, has a willingness to learn and who can think on their feet. You will regularly be dealing with JV partners and external stakeholders so strong communication skills and a mature personality will be required. They are offering a very competitive salary with great benefits and growth opportunities. Bonus points if you have experience with investor reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for day-to-day accounting for investment activities for entities withing the organizational structure
  • Monthly, quarterly and yearly financial reporting for investors including reviewing trial balances, preparing adjusting journal entries and working paper files and preparing financial statements required for internal and external purposes, compliance and tax filings
  • Oversee legal documentation internal filing to ensure completeness and legal organizational chart is updated
  • Prepare analytical review of performance of consolidated results to communicate with investors
  • Organize and maintain reporting deadlines across all entities across the company
  • Ensure compliance for tax, debt and other commitments are met for various entities
  • Work with various teams to ensure deadlines and results that consolidate into corporate and investor financials are communicated
  • Communicate with third parties on any inquiries about financial results
  • Maintain strong stakeholder relationships by understanding needs and upholding the company values in providing value to them

Requirements:

  • CPA designation or pursuing a CPA designation
  • Bachelors in Finance or Accounting degree is required
  • Corporate accounting experience required with financial statement preparation
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Sound analytical and quantitative skills, rigorous attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, driven to create sound and efficient procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, listening skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and follow written and verbal instructions

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

Chief Financial Officer
Toronto, ON -Hybrid
$250,000-$300,000 Base Plus $100K Bonus and Profit Sharing Plan

Our client is a private, entrepreneurial real estate investment company founded over 25 years ago and is still growing at a steady pace. They take pride in their ability to forge strong relationships, acquire, develop, and manage high quality real estate assets, and consistently execute value-add projects. They currently own real estate assets in Ontario in excess of $2B AUM. Reporting to the President, the CFO will be an integral part of the senior management team and will be responsible for the organization’s accounting and finance practices, financing, and help lead acquisitions/investments in the group.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership for the organization’ s financial analysis, strategic planning, and investor reporting
  • Implement processes and related monitoring/reporting systems necessary to provide timely, accurate, targeted financial information and KPI’ s accompanied by the appropriate level of in-depth analysis and interpretation necessary to add value to leadership, senior staff, and investors in making sound business decisions
  • Manage financing with lenders and investment partners
  • Develop and present monthly financial packages to the company’ s executive leadership team
  • Review Financial Statements prepared by the team
  • Manage the full budgetary process
  • Handle monthly, quarterly, and annual closes
  • Ensure consistent and accurate investor reporting on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Coordinate tax schedules, returns and information with the assistance of a strong controller
  • Manage relationships with insurance providers and ensure compliance
  • Manage all internal/external Audits – directly liaising with the external auditing company
  • Manage and report on cash flows, pro-formas, and waterfall distribution models
  • Build and manage a high-performing team that can effectively execute plans in support of the company’ s growth
  • Other finance duties as required

Requirements:

  • At least 15 years of professional work experience
  • Knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices, and the analysis and reporting of financial-related reports
  • Expert real estate experience
  • Strong managerial skills to manage and mentor a group of accountants
  • 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 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.

Vice President Capital Markets
Toronto, ON – Onsite
Very Competitive Compensation Package Including base, Bonus and Extras

Our client is a growth-oriented, Toronto based real estate investment and asset management firm primarily focused on multi-residential income producing properties in the Greater Toronto Area.

The VP of Capital Markets is a newly created role and will be an important role in the Company’s platform growth including fund raising, corporate development and product development. This is a broad role with significant responsibility, well suited to an individual with significant fund raising and client management experience, now looking to apply it in a hands-on, entrepreneurial and platform building environment. The company is seeking an individual who can leverage their pre-existing institutional and private client relationships to lead the capital raising initiatives.

With established expertise in capital raising and investment structuring, the incoming VP of Capital Markets will be an instrumental figure in establishing fundraising channels for the various investment mandates being undertaken by our client.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with prospective and current investors, with a focus on Institutional and Family Office segments.
  • Maintain technical knowledge of the company’s offerings to provide the best solutions for investors.
  • Clearly communicate the offerings and assist investors with due diligence questions and investor subscription process, where appropriate from a legal and regulatory perspective.
  • Use CRM software to track business development efforts and progress achieved.
  • Assist in marketing efforts such as creating investor presentations, webinars, and educational materials.
  • Assist in structuring and successfully launching new investment mandates for the investors.
  • Establish, maintain, and engage with industry relationships including advisors, lenders, brokers, legal counsel, and accountants.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 7+ years of investment sales experience, with a proven track record in developing and growing Assets Under Management.
  • Intimate understanding of financial products that serve the interests of institutional and high-net-worth investors.
  • Experience with CRM systems that are specific to capital raising/investor relations functions.
  • Experience in the Retail/Financial Advisory Channel is a plus.
  • A self-starter who can manage individual responsibilities and maintain overall awareness of management priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team setting.

Our client is passionate about investing, community building, and the collective success of the team and their partners. Compensation is highly competitive and commensurate with experience. Please apply now if you are interested by sending your resume to elan@winchesters.ca. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Senior Project Accountant
Toronto, ON
$75,000 – $95,000 Base Plus Bonus, Excellent Benefits 

About the Job

Mid-sized architecture and design firm, located downtown Toronto with beautiful offices.

Our industry-leading client provides superior professional services and this role is pivotal to the operations of the Toronto office. The senior project accountant will be responsible for the accurate and timely general accounting of multiple or complex projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly invoices, budgets and project management reports.
  • Provide accurate and timely accounting, reporting and project information for assigned projects.
  • Set up and maintain projects on an in-house accounting system according to contract terms.
  • Track and input budget data for assigned projects.
  • Prepare, code and input project invoices.
  • Answer inquiries from staff, vendors or clients, and communicate financial information to project managers.
  • Maintain accounting files.
  • Make calls to clients to follow up on accounts receivable.
  • Input and post consultant invoices, communicate with consultants and organize their payments.
  • Review project contracts and additional service requests to understand the financial requirements on each project.
  • Analyze project cost reports and meet frequently with the Business Manager and Project Managers to review status of projects for invoicing, profitability, earnings, costs, and cash flow.
  • Understand how projects earn revenue in the accounting system and assist the Business Manager monthly in analyzing and recording monthly project earnings.
  • Work independently to research and resolve financial issues.
  • May provide accounting support to other staff as needed.
  • May educate and/or guide non-financial staff on accounting procedures.
  • Take personal responsibility for fostering a green workplace through sustainable work practices.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 3+ years accounting experience; or an equivalent of education and experience required.
  • Accounting experience in a project-based business preferred.
  • Knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices, and the analysis and reporting of financial-related reports.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

 

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

Corporate Controller
North York, Ontario, 5 Days a Week in Office
$150,000-$180,000 Base Plus Discretionary Bonus 

Our client is a growing real estate development firm with a brand-new head office in North York. They are looking for an experienced controller for this newly created role. The controller will play a key role in managing financial operations and implementing effective financial strategies. This role requires strong technical skills, knowledge of real estate accounting principles, and a demonstrated ability to lead and mentor a finance/accounting team. You should come with prior real estate industry experience and a proven track record successfully overseeing financial operations in a corporate setting.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the preparation and analysis of financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable accounting standards in financial reporting.
  • Develop and present financial reports to senior management, providing insights into the company’s financial performance and recommendations for improvement.
  • Analyze financial data, identify trends, and develop financial models and forecasts to support strategic decision-making.
  • Lead the development and implementation of the company’s annual budgeting process.
  • Develop and maintain financial models to evaluate investment opportunities, property acquisitions, and development projects.
  • Establish and maintain a robust internal control environment, ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Implement systems and processes to safeguard company assets and minimize fraud risks.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by management from time to time

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA designation preferred.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of progressive experience in accounting and finance.
  • Extensive knowledge of real estate accounting principles, including cost accounting, lease accounting, and revenue recognition.
  • Strong technical skills in financial analysis, financial modeling, and budgeting.
  • Proficiency in financial systems and software, including Yardi and Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present complex financial information to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while managing multiple priorities.

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. Please send resumes to elan@winchesters.ca

Accounts Payable Coordinator
Concord Ontario, 5 Days a Week in Office
$60,000-$65,000 


Our client, a real estate developer in Concord, is looking for an Accounts Payable Coordinator to join their growing team. 

Job Description: 

  • Full payment cycle including cheque runs and manual cheques in accordance with company polices
  • Coding of invoices for job costs of various development and housing projects
  • Interacting with staff on questions with invoices and investigating any discrepancies
  • Coordinating with suppliers about invoices and the status of payments
  • Preparing bank reconciliations, recording cash receipts and some accounts receivable duties
  • Assist the accounting department with other duties as necessary
  • Enter Purchase Orders for Non-Site expenditures
  • Enter Contracts for High Rise and Low Rise costs into Newstar

Requirement:

  • Proven work experience in accounts payable in a construction setting, specifically with high-rise or mid-rise projects
  • Good understanding of basic bookkeeping
  • Data entry skills
  • Detailed oriented
  • Newstar software experience preferred

How to Apply:

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, please email your resume to laikyn@winchesters.ca

Senior Project Accountant

Toronto, Ontario (hybrid set up)

$100,000-$120,000 base plus lucrative bonus, 3 weeks of vacation and benefits

Posted on November 8, 2022.

Our client is a growing company with their head office on the edge of Toronto and North York. The Finance Director is looking for a Senior Project Accountant to join in a newly created role due on growth of the organization. This is a great position for someone looking for a stable company that has a lovely progressive work environment. The Senior Project Accountant will handle both project and corporate level accounting, and at several operating platforms including new corporate initiatives. The position will have full ownership over a number of interesting real estate projects, handling all the accounting/finance for them. You would be responsible for an array of duties like month-end, draw process, working papers and reporting, some analysis and occasional budgeting. If you’re looking for a role where you will be exposed to more than just accounting, apply now!

Responsibilities:

  • Day to day full cycle accounting function of assigned corporate entities including bank reconciliations, account reconciliations and HST returns
  • Prepare equity and debt draws for project ownership entities, partnerships, and joint ventures consistent with their respective legal structures, and in coordination with cost consultants and construction lenders
  • Communicate and engage with investment partners on accounting inquiries and statements
  • Provide financial analysis of projects and operations to the internal executive team, with a goal to seek improvements and compliance with project goals
  • Prepare monthly reports on projects to be distributed to investors, partners, and lenders
  • Monitor and manage the invoice payables of projects, while reconciling with the contracts to ensure accurate, consistent procedure and payment
  • Conduct and manage with the team reconciliation of project accounts and reporting to external accounting firms for year-end filings
  • Review monthly cost consultant reports and compare to accounting records
  • Drive schedules on reporting requirements, budgeting, and investor reporting
  • Monitor budgets and project performance, providing monthly budgeting forecasts
  • Oversee and review work of junior project accountants with a goal to develop and mentor
  • Prepare construction draw packages
  • Verify and approve statement of adjustments, prepare, and post interim occupancy closing and final closing entries

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education with a specialty in Accounting, Business or Finance
  • CPA designation is an asset or pursuing it
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role or public accounting firm focused on real estate clients
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Highly driven, committed, organized, and flexible with the ability to meet challenging deadlines and multiple priorities
  • Self-motivated with excellent attention to detail

 

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

 

Cost Accountant
5 days per week in the office in
 Newmarket, Ontario
$60,000-$62,000 base, normal weeks of vacation and benefits package

About the Job

We are seeking an experienced, hands-on, costing/general accountant who enjoys rolling up their sleeves in a fast-paced environment. The Cost Accountant will perform analysis to support strategic decisions as well as identifying cost improvement opportunities. The role is responsible for performing general accounting functions including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and accruals, bank reconciliations, inventory management, costing, accruals at month-end and more. This role directly reports directly to the CFO who is CPA-designated and a wonderful, thoughtful leader.

Responsibilities:

General Accountant Duties (50%)

  • Ensure tax fillings, government remittances & reporting are done accurately on a timely manner
  • Reconciliation of various G/L accounts including bank, AR, AP, inventory, accruals and expenses
  • Maintenance of recurring invoice payments and tax installments
  • Capital project reporting and maintaining Fixed Asset System
  • Ensure accruals and journal entries are done on time for period closures, including year-end
  • Timely reconciliation for all bank accounts including credit card and loan accounts
  • Perform balance sheet reconciliations, and journal entries
  • Prepare and post general ledger entries for the month-end close process
  • Assist in timely, accurate and efficient month, quarter, and year end closings
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly accounting reports for submission to management
  • Review JE’s carefully for anomalies and other inconsistencies
  • Provide full backup for Finance Team for vacations and time-off
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements
  • Assist special projects and ad hoc as required

 Cost Accountant Duties (50%)

  • Ensure standard product cost system is maintained and changes are processed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Account for all inventory transactions and account reconciliation through GL
  • Examine, analyze, and interpret production variances for financial and management reporting purposes
  • Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic report comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Inventory management: review, analyze and report on inventory valuation, raw materials, an WIP
  • Assist in various inventory related tasks including cycle counts, annual physical inventory counts, reconciliation of differences, inventory adjustments and item maintenance
  • Work closely with Materials and Manufacturing personnel to ensure accurate inventory

  Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Ideally CPA enrolment or designation completed
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in cost accounting or manufacturing accounting
  • Ability to work closely with cross-functional teams and management
  • Excellent computer skills with EXCEL using Pivot tables and vlookups
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in the office at the Woodbridge head office

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

Accounting Manager
Toronto, Ontario – 5 days per week in the office
$80,000-$95,000 base plus bonus, excellent benefits and vacation

Posted on May 5, 2022.

Our client is a growing Real Estate company in mid-town Toronto. They are looking for a Senior Accountant or Accounting Manager to join the small and growing team. Previous real estate accounting experience is definitely a nice to have. You must come with experience preparing financial statements and working papers.

The Accounting Manager will report directly to the Controller and will assist with handling the senior level accounting work in the department while supervising a few individuals. The company does five days per week in the office, located mid-town Toronto. Looking for individuals who don’t take themselves too seriously.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, review and deliver monthly accounting reports to management, external partners and financial institutions
  • Prepare detailed year-end working papers up to draft financial statements, including costs to complete analysis and cost share reconciliations for active long-lived land development projects and for projects in pre-development and wrap-up stages
  • Act as main point of contact with CRA on behalf of the company. Maintain relationships with external auditors
  • Provide monthly financial analysis of projects and operations to the Controller with a goal to seek improvements and compliance with project/partnership goals and continuously seek financial improvement and efficiency for all project and operations
  • Prepare quarterly reports on projects with financial statements to be distributed to investors and partners and financiers
  • Direct, monitor and manage invoice payables of projects while reconciling with the contracts to ensure accurate and consistent procedure and payment
  • Manage the monthly construction draw process with the project cost consultant and construction lender
  • File monthly HST input tax credits on projects

 

Requirements:

  • University degree or College diploma
  • 5+ years experience in finance/accounting ideally in real estate
  • Some mentorship or supervisory experience
  • Must have financial statement and working paper preparation experience
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Working knowledge of EXCEL
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Positive and professional demeanor

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Elan Van Wyck (elan@winchesters.ca) with your resume. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

Senior Project Accountant

Aurora, Ontario

$70,000-$85,000 base plus bonus, 3 weeks of vacation and benefits

Posted on August 4, 2022.

Our client is a growing company with their head office in Aurora, Ontario, Canada. The Finance Director is looking for a Senior Project Accountant to come with experience in construction accounting or development accounting. This is a great position for someone looking for a stable company that has a lovely comfortable work environment. You would be in charge of cash flow forecasting, financial statement preparation and more. We’re looking for someone beyond a bookkeeper.

Drop that corporate stuffy downtown office job and apply to this unique, family-focused developer in Aurora, Ontario. If you think this is you, apply now!

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for development projects with a total budget of $250m+
  • Maintain budgets, review cost to Complete and forecast expenses to incorporate project changes.
  • Identify, discuss & resolve budget-related concerns internally with the construction management team.
  • Discuss, monitor and resolve issues regarding budget, cost movement and forecast with independent cost consultants. Track budget changes and perform budget updates on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare budget reports for Senior Management including income and cash flow projections and pro-forma analysis.
  • Prepare a monthly cash flow statement for the Finance Director and discuss cash requirements and plan accordingly for it.
  • Prepare project updates information package (Draws) for Cost Consultants for funding requirements of the project.
  • Communicate with Lending Institutions regarding funding release.
  • Review the release of AP based on approvals, project requirements and funds available.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and stub period ends including recording revenue, cost of sale and cost to complete accruals.
  • Prepare financial analysis and reports as required to support management’s decision making.
  • If any internal control issues are found, take steps to ensure management is informed and the solution rolled out and the staff understand it.

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education with a specialty in Accounting, Business or Finance
  • Deep understanding of Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role – land development or construction / home building
  • Newstar is a nice to have
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Highly driven, committed, organized and flexible with the ability to meet challenging deadlines and multiple priorities
  • Self-motivated with excellent attention to detail

Interested individuals are invited to apply now or submit their resumes to elan@winchesters.ca.We appreciate the interest of all candidates. However, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.   

Director of Finance

$140,000 – $160,000 base plus bonus

Toronto, ON – 3 days per week in office

Posted on August 10, 2022.

Our client is a real estate company with a mission to create warm environments for residents.  They are looking to hire a dedicated Director of Finance to join the growing team. This position will offer the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the lives of residents.

As a Director of Finance (number one reporting to the CEO), you will be responsible for providing operational and corporate leadership.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct and oversee the monthly and quarterly financial reporting and forecasting
  • Monitor internal control environments on processes across all residences
  • Implement and develop policies to guide day-to-day practices
  • Manage processes to report on group’s capital
  • Lead budget processes, operating, and capital planning
  • Monitor cash flow by overseeing cash flow and treasury
  • Lead Yardi optimization
  • Monitor underwriting and acquisitions and debt originations
  • Lead financial management and functions
  • Participate in capital planning process and business case
  • Maintain positive working relationships with lenders and investment company
  • Manage appropriate risk management
  • Implement financial controls and oversee corrective actions
  • Complete financial regulatory filings
  • Manage the finance team
  • Prepare and present financial presentations, reports, and analyses
  • Collaborate with the team while taking a leadership role in the finance team

Requirements:

  • CPA designation and university degree in business management, finance or accounting
  • 7 + years of experience in financial accounting roles
  • Some level of operational finance experience
  • Previously external audit experience
  • A nice to have is experience in private equity
  • Proven experience systems and process optimization

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca.

 

Payroll Associate

Markham, ON (3-4 days per week in the office)

$55,000 – $64,000 plus HOOPP pension and excellent benefits

Posted on September 14, 2022.

Our client is one of the leading community hospitals in Ontario. They are looking for an intermediate Payroll Associate to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work in a healthcare setting that provides high quality, patient-centred services.

The successful candidate will be responsible for processing bi-weekly payroll for 2800 employees and handling employee payroll records.

If you are a highly motivated individual with a passion for healthcare, this could be an exciting opportunity for you. In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Administer bi-weekly payroll for salaried/hourly employees
  • Reconcile payroll registers
  • Preparation of accurate payroll registers reconciliations
  • Issuance of ROEs to Service Canada electronically
  • Communicate with law office and courts as needed and administer garnishments
  • Handle payroll enquiries from employees and departments
  • Training and support of new users
  • Handle payroll account reconciliations
  • Assist with T4/T4A, and MDC for HOOPP

 

Requirements:

  • Business Administration, Accounting or related program from Community College or University
  • 2-3 years of experience in payroll
  • Experience with submitting ROEs with Service Ontario
  • Experience processing payroll remittances
  • Skilled in Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Impeccable communication and relationship building skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to manage stressful situations and a provide good service to patients

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If interested, please email laikyn@winchesters.ca.

Financial Controller

$140,000 – $160,000 base plus bonus

Toronto, ON – 3-4 days per week in office

Posted on September 13, 2022.

Our client is a real estate company with a mission to create warm environments for residents. They are looking to hire a dedicated Financial Controller to join the growing team. This position will offer the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the lives of residents.

As the Financial Controller (number one reporting to the CEO), you will be responsible for providing operational and corporate leadership.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct and oversee the monthly and quarterly financial reporting and forecasting
  •  Monitor internal control environments on processes across all residences
  •  Implement and develop policies to guide day-to-day practices
  •  Manage processes to report on group’s capital
  •  Lead budget processes, operating, and capital planning
  •  Monitor cash flow by overseeing cash flow and treasury
  •  Lead Yardi optimization
  •  Monitor underwriting and acquisitions and debt originations
  •  Lead financial management and functions
  •  Participate in capital planning process and business case
  •  Maintain positive working relationships with lenders and investment company
  •  Manage appropriate risk management
  • Implement financial controls and oversee corrective actions
  • Complete financial regulatory filings
  • Manage the finance team
  • Prepare and present financial presentations, reports, and analyses
  • Collaborate with the team while taking a leadership role in the finance team

 

Requirements:

  • CPA designation and university degree in business management, finance or accounting
  • 7+ years of experience in financial accounting roles
  • Real estate industry experience is a mandatory requirement
  • Some level of operational finance experience
  • Previously external audit experience
  • A nice to have is experience in private equity
  • Proven experience systems and process optimization

 

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca

Senior Financial Analyst

Toronto, ON – onsite

$85,000-$95,000 base plus 20% bonus and excellent benefits

Our client is a renowned private equity firm in Toronto looking to find a strong CPA-designated senior financial analyst for this new division in the group.

Reporting to the VP of Finance, the Senior Financial Analyst (SFA) will be responsible for performing assigned corporate finance and accounting duties, including the month-end close process, the coordination of the year-end audit process, the development of new financial reports in the accounting system, and assisting with corporate level budgeting and forecasting, while ensuring constant adherence to internal financial controls and up to date with accounting standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with monthly financial close and preparation of the monthly management financial presentation including follow-up on key issues identified.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for third party property managed investments, including review and oversight of their work, recording of corporate adjustments, as well as coordinating funding requests and construction draws
  • Maintain established audit systems and procedures, oversee audit working papers and schedules and resolve any audit issues efficiently.
  • Develop and foster positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Ensure proactive timely resolution of all co-worker inquiries.
  • Complete variance analysis for forecasts prepared.
  • Perform special projects and ad hoc reporting as required.
  • Act as one of the primary points of contact for external auditors and tax consultants.
  • Other responsibilities as needed.

Requirements:

  • University degree in Business and/or Accounting.
  • Recently qualified CPA and a proven track record of high performance.
  • Self-motivated and adaptable to a changing and fast paced corporate environment managing multiple competing deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal, written, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player, willing to always support the team.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with keen attention to detail and an open attitude towards learning.
  • Real Estate industry experience is an asset, but not necessary.
  • Computer literate including strong Excel skills and ability to adapt to and learn software

Apply Now 

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. Send your resume to elan@winchesters.ca 

Senior Manager, Financial Reporting

North York, Ontario (Hybrid – 2 to 3 days in office)

$140,000 – $160,000 base plus bonus and excellent benefits/vacation

Posted on September 29, 2022.

Our client is a Toronto-based real estate company. They are looking for a Senior Manager or experienced manager who comes from a public accounting firm background, with a focus on financial reporting. This position offers an excellent opportunity to use your strategic thinking skills to identify opportunities and analyze issues.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and leading the external financial reporting process. This role will provide the right candidate the opportunity to work closely with senior management and the CFO in playing a critical role for the whole company’s accounting/finance department.

In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Train, mentor and lead the financial reporting team of 8-10 individuals
  • Review year-end/monthly financial and tax reporting to internal/external stakeholders
  • Mentor and support the corporate and divisional finance teams in regards to financial reporting
  • Review and offer recommendations for the accounting policies for complex/tedious transactions
  • Identify improvements for processes and procedures within financial reporting
  • Liaise and engage with investments partners
  • Assess the adequacy of land and homebuilding budgets
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required within the financial reporting team

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in accounting/finance with CPA designation
  • Minimum of 6-10 years of proven experience in an accounting role
  • Foundational public accounting with audit experience is required
  • Experience with reviewing financial statements, tax, and working paper packages
  • Experience within the real estate industry is considered an asset
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills
  • Good team building, communication, and multitasking skills

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca

Controller 

Remote 

6-month contract with a potential bridge to permanent 

$80,000- $100,000 per annum

Posted on December 12th, 2022

Our client is located in Northern Ontario and is a fast-growing construction business that is heavily focused on supporting infrastructure developments across North America. This position is an excellent opportunity for those looking to thrive in a self-motivated role that overlooks general accounting operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of GAAP/ ASPE compliance
  • Financial statement reviews
  • Both train and manage accounting staff
  • Final approval for A/R invoices
  • Guarantee that all policies and company procedures are met
  • Determine rental purchase options
  • Reviewing various annual reports
  • Approving and signing cheque runs
  • Conducts job cost analysis
  • Other duties and responsibilities will be allocated to this position throughout the job as needed

Requirements:

  • Excellent Excel and Microsoft skills
  • Familiar with Sage is considered an asset (not required)
  • Detail oriented
  • Work well in both independent and team environments

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to laikyn@winchesters.ca

Accounts Payable Coordinator

Downtown Toronto, ON – hybrid with a few days per week in the office

$55,000-$65,000 base, 3 weeks of vacation and solid benefits

Posted on August 4, 2022.

Our client is looking to hire an Accounts Payable Coordinator for their Toronto office.

Our client is one of Canada’s leading developers with an award-winning reputation for architectural design, environmental sustainability, and a commitment to cities. Working in partnership with the best architects, designers and planners, the company is widely recognized for its pioneering role in bringing high-design living across Canada.

Position Summary 

The Accounts Payable Coordinator will be responsible for running the accounts payable process for assigned projects requiring in-house project accounting. The successful candidate will also be required to assist with the preparation of documents and residential sales when required. Our client is looking for a self-starter who is organized, hard-working, with a high attention to detail and enjoys working in a small office environment.

Key responsibilities of the position include: 

  • Posting payable entries;
  • Preparing loan draw documents;
  • Coordinating with project monitor and reviewing report;
  • Issuing payments;
  • Responding to enquiries from vendors;
  • Vendor accounts reconciling;
  • Performing project accounting functions, including everyday accounting activities, month-end processes, financial and management reporting, and cash management;
  • Performing monthly bank account reconciliations as needed;
  • Assisting the coordinating, reviewing and analyzing of monthly construction progress billing invoices to ensure billing accuracy, fee reconciliation and ledger balance;
  • Assisting with developing and maintaining timely and accurate financial reports for all projects;
  • Assisting with preparing and reviewing monthly job costs and budget reporting;
  • Assisting with special projects and ad hoc reporting as required.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education with a specialty in accounting;
  • Understanding of Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE);
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a similar role in real estate development industry;
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint);
  • Experience using Jonas Premier is an asset;
  • Highly driven, committed, organized and flexible with the ability to meet challenging deadlines and multiple priorities;
  • Self-motivated with excellent attention to detail.

 

Interested individuals are invited to apply now or submit their resumes to elan@winchesters.ca.We appreciate the interest of all candidates. However, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.   

Manager, FP&A

Toronto, ON – 3 days per week in the office downtown

$100,000 – $120,000 base plus 15% bonus, excellent benefits

Posted on August 19, 2022.

Our client provides distribution of products with a headquarters in Toronto and they looking for a Finance Manager of FP&A to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to play a key strategic role within the finance department and to play the lead support role for the Wholesale Team.

The successful candidate will need a strong background in accounting/finance, preferably with a CPG company or expertise in working closely with Sales and Marketing departments. You will also manage a team of analysts and senior analysts.

If you have the necessary finance background with the desire to join a dedicated and inviting environment, this could be an exciting opportunity for you. In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Working with Sales to analyze operating spend forecasts for specific customer accounts
  • Meet with Key Account Managers on a monthly basis to review monthly and YTD results, also balance of year
  • Monitor process to assess new changes while supporting Key Account Managers
  • Oversee opportunities to provide optimization of profitability by working closely with Revenue Management
  • Provide analysis of forecast of customer spend to financial leadership
  • Lead and provide financial leadership to Sales Team
  • Provide support for customer negotiations
  • Oversee and support cross functional projects
  • Manage trade spend liability accounts
  • Handle issuance of credits against customer accounts
  • Manage and lead 3 direct reports and 2 indirect reports
  • Managing the efficiency of the team to appropriately complete tasks

Requirements:

  • CPA designation
  • 5-10 years of financial experience, preferably with CPG company or working with Sales/Marketing departments
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Impeccable communication and relationship building skills – both written and verbal
  • Experience and a broad knowledge with financial practices
  • Strong PowerPoint, Excel, financial modelling and system skills
  • Experience with Cognos and JDE considered an asset

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca

Corporate and Property Accountant

Mid-town Toronto – hybrid role

$70,000 – $80,000 base plus 10% bonus and great benefits

Posted on August 22, 2022.

Our client is a successful real estate company that develops and builds residential properties in North America. They are looking for a Corporate / Property Accountant to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work in a fast-paced role while being a key member in the finance department.

The successful candidate will be a responsible for the full cycle accounting for a portfolio of management and property entities.

If you have the necessary accounting background with the desire to join a successful team of like-minded team players, this could be an exciting opportunity for you. In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Handle all journal entries onto Yardi
  • Manage weekly cash position reporting and overseeing short term cash
  • Prepare working paper files
  • Manage ad hoc reporting when necessary
  • Handle the processing of direct recovery subledger billings
  • Handle payback reconciliations and chargeback billings
  • Review team expense reimbursements
  • Manage the fee billing schedules and fee billing invoices
  • Prepare reconciliations of intercompany loans
  • Prepare HST filings and reconciliations
  • Prepare year-end reporting packages and initial draft financial statements
  • Communicate with external auditors
  • Ad hoc duties as requires

Requirements:

  • University degree in accounting with minimum of 3 years experience in accounting
  • Ability to multi-task with a focus on accuracy and timeliness
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Impeccable communication and relationship building skills – both written and verbal
  • Strong PowerPoint, Excel, financial modelling and system skills
  • Experience with Yardi software considered an asset

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca

Accounts Payable  Co-ordinator

Contract position, 4 months

3 days a week in the office – Downtown Toronto

$50k per year (pro rata for contract duration)

Posted on Oct 4, 2022.

Our client is a large and well-known CPG company based in Downtown Toronto. They are looking for an accounts payable co-ordinator to join their team on a contract basis (4 months). This is an excellent opportunity to work with an AP team in a fast paced, positive environment. 

Roles and responsibilities

  • Knowledge of financial controls and Accounts Payable processes
  • Perform indirect invoice processing
  • Familiar with transacting in foreign currencies
  • Informal review of vendor statements
  • Own administrative tasks such as filing invoices, matching documents for payment run, archiving, etc.
  • Ensure accurate coding and approvals of all invoices
  • Ensure accounts are paid in a timely manner ensuring discounts are taken
  • Assist in other administrative duties as required

 

Skills and experience:

  • Possess initiative and self-motivation
  • 1-2 years of experience in an AP related role
  • Forward thinking, able to provide the right information for management decision
  • Ability to handle large volume of transactions daily
  • Well-developed communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Analytical and attentive to detail

 

If you feel like this is the right contract role for you please apply today by contacting laikyn@winchesters.ca. 

 

Payroll Accountant

Mississauga, ON (in-office at the start, hybrid later)

$65,000 – $70,000 plus bonus and benefits

Our client is a rapidly growing real estate company in Ontario. They are looking for a Payroll Accountant to join the team on a permanent basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work in the development/construction field with a dynamic, growing team.

The payroll accountant is responsible for full cycle payroll tasks for unionized and non-unionized staff. These include but are not limited to: processing payroll using Ceridian Dayforce HCM, maintenance of payroll records, and basic bookkeeping activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Administration of payroll (weekly, bi-weekly, hourly, and salaried employees), including but not limited to processing payroll using Ceridian Dayforce, managing vacation pay, issuing ROEs and T4s, managing employee benefits and investigating and resolving payroll related issues.
  • Filing of government remittances related to payroll including EHT, WSIB, Union Dues
  •  Employee expense management (credit cards, vehicle expense accounts and cost
    allocations)
  •  Prepare deposits and perform daily banking functions
  •  Additional duties may be assigned from time to time

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  •  Minimum 2-3 years relevant work experience
  • Previous experience administering payroll using payroll systems (i.e., Ceridian) and filing of government remittances
  •  Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  •  Experience with a developer/builder/construction of single-family homes and/or
    condominiums is preferred

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Laikyn Victor (laikyn@winchesters.ca) with your resume. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Project Accountant 

Downtown Toronto (4 days in office)

$90,000 salary+ 10 % bonus and 3 weeks vacation 

 

This Canadian entrepreneurial real estate developer is looking to fill the role of project accountant. As one of the leading companies in its respected industry, this could be an excellent opportunity to grow into an already highly respected and established company.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all records are organized in compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Prepare monthly project cost reports
  • Create and edit contracts as requested through Yardi
  • Maintain accuracy and validity on all project costs
  • Conduct monthly loan draws
  • Exist as the main point of contact for all project related inquires
  • Open and monitor HST accounts
  • Accurately input all invoices and cash cheques according to exact amounts
  • Various other tasks that adhere to construction draw/ month end reporting

 

Skills:

  • 5+ years project accounting experience, preferably within the construction/ real estate industry
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • CPA designated or working towards  the certification
  • Experience with Yardi is considered a strong asset
  • Organized, detail oriented and works with a sense of urgency

 

 

How to Apply?

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, please email your resume to laikyn@winchesters.ca

Senior Manager, Development Accounting
Markham, ON
$110,000 – $140,000 Base Plus Bonus, Excellent Benefits and Vacation 

About the Job

Our client is a growing Real Estate company in Markham, ON. They are looking for an experienced project accounting manager or controller who comes with leading project accounting and monthly draw processes. This is a pivotal role for the accounting and finance team and will report to the Finance Director. This individual will manage a small team of project accountants.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead project accounting and monthly draw process for key projects
  • Perform monthly cash flow analysis on an individual entity and portfolio basis. Forecast and assess capital needs for portfolio projects and prepare capital calls when necessary
  • Assist in the preparation of detailed year-end working paper files for audit or review purposes, and co-ordinate year-end reviews with external accountants
  • Assist in preparing budgets and forecasts for portfolio projects; perform analysis on budget-to-actual and costs-to-complete
  • Work with property manager to address issues with tenants as well as monitor monthly payments from tenants
  • Monitor and track sales of condominium units and work with sales broker and lawyers of deposits
  • Provide training and mentorship to the development accounting team
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as required

Requirements:

  • College or University Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in development accounting
  • Some supervisory experience
  • Strong EXCEL skills and great communication skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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

Accounts Payable Administrator 

Downtown Toronto (4 days in office) 

$65,000 + 10% bonus 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Accurately enter accounts payable invoices amongst all development projects
  • Organize and monitor all account payable transactions
  • Use Yardi to input purchase orders from Excel
  • Input weekly vendor invoices
  • Verify all vendor account status and respond to inquiries
  • Process cheques and ensure all signatures are appropriate
  • Work with other staff to ensure all invoices are entered accurately
  • Ensure all bills are paid on time
  •  Various other tasks as required

 

Skills:

  • Strong communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Detail oriented
  • Accounting knowledge
  • Standard comprehension of excel
  • 5 years of experience in AP, preferably in development accounting
  • Great problem solver/ multitasker

 

How to Apply?

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, please email your resume to laikyn@winchesters.ca

 

 

 

 

Accountant

Mississauga

$50,000 – $60,000 base plus bonus and great benefits, 2 weeks of vacation

Posted on September 19, 2022.

Our client is a real-estate company based in Mississauga, Ontario. They work with commercial and residential properties within Toronto and the GTA. They are looking for an Accountant to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work in a company that manages a diverse real estate portfolio with great benefits.

The successful candidate will be responsible for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, payroll, reconciliation, HST filing, year-end statements and more.

If you are a highly motivated individual with a passion for real estate, this could be an exciting opportunity for you. In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • HST returns
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Assisting with tax filings and dealing with external auditor
  • Managing short/long term cash management and cash flow
  • Contract administration
  • Ensuring compliance with corporate policies and GAAP
  • Full cycle accounting functions
  • Supporting the improvement of business processes and recommending procedure improvements
  • Maintaining accounting records and completing required payroll accounting functions
  • Some accounts receivable
  • Producing purchase orders, change orders, and handling trade and supplier payments
  • Communicating with vendors
  • Ad hoc duties as required

 

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca

 

Intermediate Accountant, Financial Reporting

North York, Ontario – two days per week in the office

$70,000-$75,000 base plus bonus

Posted on September 29, 2022.

Our client is a Toronto-based real estate company. They are looking for an Intermediate Accountant with a focus on Financial Reporting, to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to move away from a public accounting firm and into industry while remaining focused on financial reporting.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the preparation of year-end and interim financial statements. This opportunity comes with perks such as better hours than audit firms, free parking, good benefits, and vacation time-off. They also have mentors to sign off on your experience to get CPA.

 

In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Preparation of financial statements and papers for auditors and participants in a timely manner and in accordance with Company standards
  • Handle the filing of corporate taxes
  • Handle the budgets that are used in the year-end process
  • Assist with administrative tasks within the financial reporting department
  • Assist with Joint Venture tax
  • Ad-hoc duties as assigned within the financial reporting team

 

Requirements:

  • Must come from an accounting firm
  • Minimum 1-3 years of previous experience
  • Audit and tax experience required
  • Must be able to do 2 days a week in the Yonge/Finch head office
  • Strong communication skills

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca.

Chief Financial Officer

Richmond Hill, Ontario (On-site)

$175,000-$200,000 base plus bonus and excellent benefits

Posted on September 29, 2022.

Our client is a construction company based in Richmond Hill. They are looking for an experienced CFO or VP Finance to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to lead a team of hardworking individuals through a growing phase and take on some of the accounting ownership to help in delivering results.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the entire accounting department and functions across the company in Ontario and as they expand across the country. This opportunity will provide a fulfilling experience in playing a pivotal role in the company’s long-term success.

In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Ensure all company day-to-day accounting functions are handled and overseen
  • Develop and maintain implementation of financial policies, procedures, and systems
  • Preparation of financial statements, summaries, project costing, financial analyses and management reports
  • Assist with the co-ordination of financial planning and budget processes
  • Evaluate procedures and offer recommendations to improve processes and systems to senior leaders
  • Notify trends to senior management critical to financial performance
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual accounting records in an accurate and timely manner
  • Assist with ad-hoc financial duties
  • Assist with year-end audit and communicate with external firms
  • Handle quarterly inventory counts
  • Develop the growth and progression of team
  • Work closely with digital software and learn new information systems

 

Requirements:

  • 10 + years of experience in a previous CFO/VP Finance/Director/Controller role
  • Experience in the construction or development industry
  • CPA designation is mandatory
  • Ability to present financial information to stakeholders in a professional manner
  • Must be able to work in office 5 times a week
  • Strong leadership skills and an ability to inspire a team
  • Strong communication skills

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca

Accountants Payable Clerk

Toronto (4 days in the office at Yonge/Finch)

$45,000 – $55,000 base

Posted on September 19, 2022.

Our client is an accounting firm based in Toronto. They are looking for an experienced Accountants Payable Clerk to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work in a company that will provide great experience in the field of accounting.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the timely processing of vendor invoices and expense claims.

If you are a highly motivated individual with a keen interest in the field of accounts payable related work, this could be an exciting opportunity for you. In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Performing full cycle accounts payable functions for multiple entities
  • Reviewing and managing AP inbox to ensure all queries are addressed in a timely manner
  • Ensure electronic copies of invoices are saved in the proper folder on the network
  • Record accounts payable invoices – verify math
  • Print and assemble cheque packages
  • Follow-up with various parties to ensure invoices and cheques are authorized in a timely manner
  • Filing finished cheque stubs and invoices
  • Assist with cross-functional areas within accounts payable as required
  • Compiling back-up for Auditors or Quantitative Surveyors as requested
  • Vendor statement reconciliations; new vendor setup, vendor relationships
  • Maintain applicable Excel files
  • Assist in receiving and following up on invoices as required
  • Provide general administrative support to the team as needed
  • Ad hoc duties as required

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education in accounting or related field of study preferred
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office and Excel skills
  • Attention to detail, willingness to learn and prioritization to ensure deadlines are met
  • Good written and oral communication skills required
  • Strong work ethic, professional attitude and reliability

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca.

Project Accountant

North York – hybrid role (3 days per week in office)

$80,000 – $95,000 base plus bonus

Posted on September 13, 2022.

Our client is a Toronto-based real estate development and asset management firm. They are looking for a Project Accountant to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work for an organization that delivers growth-based opportunities in a hybrid role.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the execution of responsibilities at both corporate and property level. You should come with previous or current experience working in a similar role, with a background in Real Estate – either in development, property management or construction.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting senior management in regards to equity and debt draws
  • Maintain communication with investment partners
  • Communicate financial analysis to the internal teams to allow for improvements
  • Preparation of quarterly reports to be shared with investors, partners and lenders
  • Review, monitor and manage invoice payables and also handle reconciliations
  • Communicate with accounting firms for year-end filings
  • Preparation of HST input tax credits
  • Handle schedules for reporting on budgets, requirements, and investor-related reports
  • Oversee budget and performance of projects
  • Assist with accounts payable

 

Requirements:

  • CPA designation or working towards it
  • Real Estate experience is required
  • Ability to work in a paperless accounting environment
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Skilled in Excel, Word, Outlook
  •  Impeccable communication and relationship building skills – both written and verbal

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If interested, please email laikyn@winchesters.ca.

Accounts Payable Clerk

Downtown Toronto – hybrid role

$60,000 – $70,000 base plus bonus

Posted on August 24, 2022.

Our client is a purpose-based organization that develops residential properties in North America. They are looking for a highly motivated Accounts Payable Clerk to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers a great opportunity to learn and grow while working for an organization that delivers a significant social impact to communities across Canada.

If you are a hardworking individual with a passion for real estate and a desire to join a team that is committed to promoting sustainability, this could be an exciting opportunity for you. In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Manage receipts of corporate/project invoices and ensuring timely answers to inquiries
  • Review expense and job cost categories and oversee projects
  • Handle invoices with a keen eye to attention and detail
  • Enter invoices efficiently but accurately in accounting software
  • Handling the processing of payments and other related coordination of payment files
  • Assist in on-boarding of new vendors and maintain information in system
  • Handle reconciliation of vendor contracts
  • Assist in the reviewal of payment processes for efficiency
  • Ad hoc duties as required

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in accounts payable
  • Previous experience in real estate considered an asset
  • Ability to multi-task with a focus on accuracy and timeliness
  • Impeccable communication and relationship building skills – both written and verbal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and MS Word
  • Ability to continuously improve and implement efficient processes for development

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca

 

Senior Associate – Financing and Development

$100,000-$140,000 base plus 20% bonus

Toronto, Ontario – Hybrid downtown Toronto

Posted on August 30, 2022.

With this company being one of the fastest growing real estate companies in Canada you will get experience and insight into the multifaceted operations and execution of high-profile real estate development projects. You will be responsible for the day-to-day duties of managing real estate models, acquisitions, feasibility studies, monitoring project performance, financing, modelling, planning and analyzing budgets. If this brand-new position sounds like a fit for you, do not hesitate to apply. You will be working directly for the CEO and the partners in the business. One major selling feature will be hiring 1-2 analysts within your first 6 months on the job.

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

  • Must have at least three (3) or more years’ experience in financial / development analysis in real estate development
  • Completed a university degree
  • CFA is definitely an asset
  • Have a thorough understanding of high rise and mixed-use development
  • Are analytical and have ability to produce analysis in appropriate language and style
  • Possess excellent communication (both written and verbal) and presentation skills
  • Have strong process management/improvement skills with a mindset for continuous improvement
  • Have ability to manage your time, with strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks within a demanding environment
  • Are proficient in Microsoft Office suite some modeling software (Word, Excel, Project, Outlook)

 

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

General Accountant

Concord, Ontario (Onsite – 5 days per week in office) 

$50k – $55k base salary plus great benefits

Posted on September 29, 2022.

Our client is a real estate company based in Concord. They are looking for a general accountant to join their team on a full time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work in a company that offers lots of growth and learning potential with a good work-life balance and a positive, team-oriented culture.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Post daily deposits that include house, upgrades extras, legal fees earned, intercompany transactions, HST refunds, and others
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly HST calculation and NETFILE
  • Prepare deposit reconciliation for active projects
  • Process closing journal entries reconciled by project accountants
  • Update property tax bill spreadsheets for AP department that are to be recorded at the lot level
  • Process realty tax refunds from home purchasers
  • Assist with CRA related correspondence and HST reviews and audits
  • Organizing files related to project expenditures, financing, and others
  • Support other accounting duties as needed

Skills and Experiences:

  • 1-3 years of experience
  • A degree in accounting/commerce or a good accounting education
  • Great communication skills and attitude

 

If you’re interested, please send your resume to laikyn@winchesters.ca

 

Bookkeeper
Located in Etobicoke
Salary is between $65k – $75k

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that effective accounting and financial control practices and procedures are in place and that they are consistent with best industry practices and generally accepted corporate accounting and financial control policies and procedures.
  • Support and manage the continuous improvement of business and financial accounting processes and related controls and provide recommendations for procedural improvements. 
  • Act as a technical accounting expert, support the day-to-day needs of the operational team, and perform all operational accounting functions. 
  • Analyze and present meaningful financial information to senior management, as required. 
  • Assist with preparing and maintaining project job costing budgets, project budget vs. actual cost monitoring, and project funding.
  • File tax returns and handle all tax-related matters for all entities.  Cooperate with senior management, and all external accountants, tax planning consultants and government agencies in the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Assist in managing the short- and long-term cash management and cash flow projections, in conjunction with senior management and various banking institutions.  
  • Attend meetings with clients and/or senior management and present financial reports/ information as required.
  • Perform general contract management including insuring that all contracts and agreements are fully complete and correct prior to execution.
  • Administer and implement processes and procedures to ensure compliance with the Construction Act, including Prompt Payment Legislation.  
  • Ensure all accounting records are accurate, current and prepared in compliance with corporate policies and GAAP.
  • Perform the accounting functions for all entities including accounts payable, accounts receivable, vendor and trade partner payment processing, bank reconciliations, and credit card processing.
  • Assist senior management in performing senior level accounting functions such as revenue accounting, general ledger, financial statement preparation and analysis, management information preparation, budgeting, forecasting and planning.
  • Assist in maintaining all accounting records and complete the required accounting functions including remittances for government or other controlling bodies such as but not limited to T4, HST, Source Deductions, WSIB, EHT, Union reports and payments etc.
  • Analyze and ensure the accurate collection, preparation and integrity of accounting/financial data including invoices, billings, and vendor contracts.
  • Issue Notices of Non-Payment, Notices of Partial-Payment, Notice of Incomplete Invoice, Notice of Rejection of Invoice, all in accordance with the requirements of Prompt Payment Legislation. 
  • Produce and manage purchase orders, change orders, contract reconciliation, and trade and supplier payments.  Monitor and report contract statutory holdbacks, maintenance and deficiency holdbacks to mitigate financial exposure to trades and suppliers.
  • Process employee payroll timesheets, tracking employee vacation entitlements, and tracking employee expense reports, gas mileage, etc. 
  • Manage and report on all property operating costs, together with the required payment recovery and payment to any trades and suppliers.
  • Assist in managing, monitoring, reporting and maintaining the required financial records for all residential new sales, statement of adjustments, closing documents, deposits, extras to contract, upgrade and décor charges, sales commissions, revenues and profits.
  • Communicate with vendors and trade partners effectively and in a timely fashion. 
  • Manage all filing of accounting department including contracts, invoices, payments, close out documents, etc. 
  • And/or any other duties or responsibilities as may be assigned by the Employer.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to laikyn@winchesters.ca 

Vice President of Finance and Accounting
Toronto Ontario or Oakville, Ontario (on-site)
$180,000-$190,000 Base Plus 20 -25% Bonus, excellent Benefits and Vacation  

Our client is a growing Real Estate development company with offices in Oakville and downtown Toronto, Ontario. They are looking for an experienced Vice President of Finance andAccounting, from a real estate development backround to join the small and growing team.

The Director of Finance and Accounting will report directly to the CFO and will direct all finance, accounting and reporting for all real estate development projects by working with the executive and project team, joint ventures, financiers, consultants, government agencies and other stakeholders. This position is a very unique role giving the successful candidate the opportunity to work with a top-tier development company that puts their investors first and plans to expand dramatically in the next five years. You would be in charge of hiring a brand-new team to support you while working with an excellent VP of Development and Construction. If you have real estate development accounting experience, apply now.

Responsibilities:

  • Hire, train, mentor and retain top-tier accounting talent
  • Establish and maintain controls to safeguard corporate assets and limit financial exposure; document and recommend improvements to internal financial policies and procedures
  • Oversee and approve the completion of timely financial statements and reports on transactions and/or information requests from both lenders and investors
  • Oversee, monitor, and report on project variances as they relate to project return targets and budgets
  • Monitor the Company’s cash flow in regards to operating profits and projected capital requirements from the portfolio
  • Manage and monitor corporate operating fee revenue, expenses and payroll
  • Lead and manage the accounting team on all full cycle development accounting operations including HST/GST, year end and interim financials, preparation of corporate and property audit and tax returns
  • Lead tax structuring to proactively minimize tax, in regards to corporate, holding company and property level activities
  • Set up systems and assist in tracking of commissions, purchasers, deposits, upgrades, and chargebacks
  • Lead regular monthly draw package co-ordination
  • Lead in conjunction with asset management the preparation and distribution of capital calls
  • Lead management of lender and investor reporting obligations
  • Assist in maintaining existing and establishing new lending and investor relationships as part of new acquisitions and recapitalizations
  • Assist in research and lead implementation of private securities structures and issuances including EMD qualification or partnerships, mutual fund trusts, and offering memorandums
  • Lead corporate banking relationships including establishment of efficient operating facilities and credit card pools for construction
  • Lead research and implementation of financial and tax structuring options for new businesses
  • Set quarterly and annual operational objectives
  • Design and implement operational strategies, systems, templates, plans and procedures to support the Company’s growth
  • Research, implement and maintain operating and accounting software
  • Lead implementation of construction financial and operating controls, management reporting, and contract and monitoring software for self-performing construction division

 Requirements:

  • University degree
  • CPA Designation
  • 5+ years of experience in finance/accounting in real estate development at a senior level
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Working knowledge of EXCEL
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Positive and professional demeanour

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. Please email resume to elan@winchesters.ca.

Manager, FP&A
Toronto, ON – 3 days per week in the office  downtown
$110,000 – $120,000 Base Plus %15 Bonus and Excellent Benefits

About the Job:

Our client provides distribution of products with a headquarters in Toronto and they looking for a Finance Manager of FP&A to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to play a key strategic role within the finance department and to play the lead support role for the Wholesale Team.

The successful candidate will need a strong background in accounting/finance, preferably with a CPG company or expertise in working closely with Sales and Marketing departments. You will also manage a team of analysts and senior analysts.

If you have the necessary finance background with the desire to join a dedicated and inviting environment, this could be an exciting opportunity for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with Sales to analyze operating spend forecasts for specific customer accounts
  • Meet with Key Account Managers on a monthly basis to review monthly and YTD results, also balance of year
  • Monitor process to assess new changes while supporting Key Account Managers
  • Oversee opportunities to provide optimization of profitability by working closely with Revenue Management
  • Provide analysis of forecast of customer spend to financial leadership
  • Lead and provide financial leadership to Sales Team
  • Provide support for customer negotiations
  • Oversee and support cross functional projects
  • Manage trade spend liability accounts
  • Handle issuance of credits against customer accounts
  • Manage and lead 3 direct reports and 2 indirect reports
  • Managing the efficiency of the team to appropriately complete tasks

Requirements:

  • CPA designation
  • 5-10 years of financial experience, preferably with CPG company or working with Sales/Marketing departments
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Impeccable communication and relationship building skills – both written and verbal
  • Experience and a broad knowledge with financial practices
  • Strong PowerPoint, Excel, financial modelling and system skills

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, please apply on our website or by sending your resume to elan@winchesters.ca

 

Procurement Specialist – Automotive
Newmarket – In office
$75,000 – $85,000 + bonus + benefits

We are recruiting for an exciting Procurement Specialist role for this exciting, dynamic company. This Buyer position is part of a team sourcing multiple components and parts from global vendors for high value Automotive Manufacturing.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Purchasing professional, ideally with an automotive background, but if not, a high-end Engineering background (aerospace etc). You must have a passion for cars. This company is looking for an extremely strong Procurement professional who takes pride in what they do in purchasing the very best parts for the best value, while maintaining excellent vendor relationships to ensure reliable supply.

This is a unique role, which offers a work environment like no other. If you are a manufacturing/engineering Purchasing professional and you love cars, this could be the role for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years of Procurement experience
  • 2+ years’ management experience
  • Ideally SAP experience
  • Excellent communications and negotiation skills

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

Senior Manager, Procurement – US
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Hybrid
$115,000 – $155,000 USD Plus Benefits & Package

We are recruiting for a Senior Manager, Procurement role for this Global CPG company.  This individual contributor role leads their complex Media, Digital and Market Research category.  The role will include Strategic Sourcing, Vendor Management, Contract Management and advising internal Marketing and Media Stakeholders on the best procurement approaches and strategies, using a consultative approach. 

This is a niche role that requires a strong indirect Procurement professional who is able to lead a category operationally, strategically and tactically.  The role will include taking control of the category, forming relationships with key vendors and using advanced Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) strategies to provide the best value for the business. 

This is an exciting role that offers a lot of growth and development within this huge, dynamic company.  If you are a motivated, ambitious Procurement Professional with experience in the Marketing, Media, Digital and/or Market Research categories, this could be the role for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years Indirect Procurement experience
  • Ideally Marketing, Media, Agency, Digital and/or Market Research category experience
  • Excellent communications and negotiation skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills – consultative approach

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

Procurement Specialist – Software
Toronto – Hybrid
$70,000 – $80,000 

We are recruiting for a Procurement Specialist for this large Global Firm.  This is a great role to get established in IT and Software Procurement for a big Downtown Toronto company. 

The role is focused on day-to-day Procurement activities for the Software agreements, including placing PO’s, running RFP’s and working on SaaS renewals.  This is a brilliant opportunity for a Buyer or Procurement Analyst, looking to take the next step in their career. 

If you have some operational purchasing experience and you are keen to develop your career in Indirect Procurement, this could be a great move for you. 

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • 2+ years Procurement experience
  • Some exposure to IT and Software agreements would be an asset
  • Excellent Communications skills

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Procurement Consultant
Mississauga, ON (Hybrid)
Up to $100 per hour
Our client is a large multi-national business who are seeking help supporting Indirect Procurement across Marketing, Media, Market Research and Technology. They are based in Mississauga and are seeking an exceptional Procurement contractor to visit their site once or twice a week.
Responsibilities: 
  • Provide advice and guidance across a range of Procurement activities
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to help build scopes of work
  • Lead Sourcing activity from start to finish across a range of categories
  • Review spend data and provide insights and recommendations
If you would like to know more about this role please email your resume to paul@winchesters.ca .Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

Buyer
North York, ON – Hybrid
$70,000 – $80,000

This large manufacturing company is seeking a Buyer, who they can invest in and develop.  The role is focused on buying raw materials (metals) for production.  You will be working with Engineering and Production daily to ensure they have a constant supply of parts. 

About the Position:

This is a fast-moving dynamic environment which will suit a high energy, motivated individual.  If you have started your Purchasing career and you are seeking your next step to grown and evolve your career, this could be the job for you. 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 2+ years of Procurement experience
  • Ideally raw materials (metals, castings, plastics)
  • Automotive, Manufacturing or Engineering industry experience
  • Excellent communications and negotiation skills

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

Digital Trading and Account Manager- Protein
Remote role- anywhere in the world. Full-time, Permanent.
Extremely lucrative salary, commission and package 

We are seeking a Procurement, Sales or Trading professional with experience of the Protein Commodity markets to join this dynamic company who are revolutionizing the market.   They are looking for ambitious, curious and tenacious individuals who are interested in working with new technologies to get a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

The role will include developing and maintaining account relationships.  Purchasing and selling production the digital platform in order to drive growth and profit. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone with a Protein background who is keen to drive their career forward.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  •  3 – 5+ years’ in procurement, sales or trading
  •  Protein experience
  •  Experience with digital platforms and/or futures exchanges
  •  Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Ambitious, curious and tenacious

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those
applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re
interested, email your resume to neil@winchesters.ca

 

Procurement Manager – Copper
Toronto, Hybrid – Extremely Flexible
$120,000 – $125,000 Plus Benefits & Package

We are recruiting for a very niche Procurement Manager role.  This dynamic company has a significant spend in Copper and Copper Tape.  This unique category is extremely challenging with a shortage of supply, so our client is seeking an experienced Procurement leader to broaden their supplier base and decrease their risk.

About the Position:

This is the most senior Procurement role within the company.  They are thriving and growing, so development opportunities are plentiful.  They are extremely flexible whether you want to come into the office regularly or just a couple of times a month. 

If you are a senior Procurement professional with experience of buying Copper, Copper Cable or Copper Tape and are interested in leading a Procurement Team, this could be role for you. 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years of Procurement experience
  • Experience of Buying Copper, Copper Cable and/or Copper Tape
  • Local and Global Sourcing experience
  • Management experience would be an asset
  • Excellent communications and negotiation skills

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

Senior Purchasing Specialist – Fasteners
North York, ON – Hybrid
$80,000 – $90,000 

We are recruiting for a large Tier 1 Automotive Manufacturing company based near Newmarket.  They are seeking a Senior Buyer with experience of purchasing fasteners (nuts, bolts, screws, hardware) in a fast-moving manufacturing or engineering environment. 

Responsibilities:

The role includes sourcing from local and low-cost countries. As the ideal candidate, you will thrive in a dynamic environment and have excellent communication skills, working with multiple vendors and internal stakeholders. 

This is a full-time, permanent opportunity that offers growth and development.  If you have experience in fasteners, this could be your next career move. 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years of Procurement experience
  • Fasteners category experience
  • Automotive, Manufacturing or Engineering industry experience
  • Excellent communications and negotiation skills

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

Senior Global Procurement Manager, Metals
Toronto, East, ON
$120,000 – $130,000 plus bonus & benefits 

Our client is a cutting edge Canadian Engineering company, specializing in new technologies, with Global clients.  They are seeking a Strategic Procurement professional, with global purchasing experience in the Metals Category. You will be responsible for a multi-million dollar spend on a broad range of products including – Steel, Aluminum, Copper – Piping, Rebar, Rolled.

The role also includes manage a small international team. You will be tasked with developing a Global Category Strategy and rolling it out across the company. Experience of working with different cultures and sourcing from different countries is vital. Candidates with experience of sourcing metals from Mexico, will be of particular interest.

If you are seeking a dynamic, broad and truly global role, in a leading engineering/manufacturing company, this role could be for you.

As the ideal candidates you will have:

  • 10 years’ Procurement experience in a Manufacturing/Engineering Environment
  • Experience in Sourcing metals – Steel, Copper, Aluminum
  • Global Procurement experience – Mexico or Latin/Central America would be an asset
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Spanish language skills would be an asset

How to Apply:

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those
applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re
interested, email your resume to neil@winchesters.ca

Senior Buyer – Automotive
Aurora, Hybrid
$90,000 + bonus + benefits

We are recruiting for a Senior Buyer for this Tier One Automotive company. This role includes purchasing Steel, Aluminum and Fasteners for Production. This is a fast-moving environment where you need to adapt to ever changing manufacturing challenges.

As the ideal candidate, you will ideally have exposure to the Automotive industry and have experience of buying Steel and Aluminum in the North American markets.  

As a large company, there is plenty of opportunity for growth and development.  If you are a dynamic, ambitious buyer with experience in Metals, seeking a new opportunity, this role could be the one for you. 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years of Procurement experience
  • Automotive experience
  • Experience of buying Steel and Aluminum from the North American markets
  • Fasteners experience would be an asset
  • Excellent communications and negotiation skills

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

 

Head of Procurement
Downtown Toronto, Hybrid
$200,000 base + 60-70% bonus + benefits

We are recruiting for the Head of Procurement position for one of Canada’s biggest organizations in the Financial Services arena. 

This is a hands-on, transformation role to build Procurement processes, develop Third-Part Risk systems, implement Contract Management, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management and Vendor Management.  This is a fairly humble role, that will develop into a much larger strategic position over the years. 

As the ideal candidate you will have a track record in developing Procurement departments, implementing transformation within the organization, introducing systems and processes.  This role requires a charismatic leader, with the ability to lead and grow a team throughout a time of significant change.  You must have impeccable communication skills and be experienced at working with C-suite executives and promoting and selling the Procurement teams capabilities. This is an environment not used to Strategic Procurement, so you must understand the balance of when to push and when to listen and concede. 

If you are a seasoned Procurement leader, interesting in building one of the biggest Procurement teams in Canada from the ground up, this could be the role for you. 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 10+ years of Procurement experience
  • Proven experience of developing a Procurement Team
  • Proven Procurement Transformation and Development experience
  • Seasoned People leader
  • Experience of implementing Procurement and Third-Party Risk systems
  • Excellent communications and negotiation skills

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

Procurement Specialist – MRO
Oshawa or North York
$70,000 – $85,000 + Bonus + 
Benefits

We are recruiting for an MRO Buyer for this large Automotive company.  This organisation has been a client of ours for many years, where we have placed a number of Procurement professionals who have done extremely well. 

We are seeking a purchasing professional with 4+ years’ experience working in a manufacturing/engineering or industrial setting, purchasing MRO parts and services to support the business.  This is a busy, varied role, buying many different items for the business. 

The ideal candidate will be organized and detail orientated.  You will also need excellent communication to liaise with the Engineers.  This company offers a great work environment with great prospects for career progression.  

If you are an organized MRO Buyer, with great communication skills, this could be role for you. 

As the ideal candidates you will have:

  • 4 years’ Procurement experience in a Manufacturing/Engineering Environment
  • MRO experience
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communications skills

How to Apply:

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those
applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re
interested, email your resume to neil@winchesters.ca

 

Senior Procurement Manager – Public Sector
Downtown Toronto – Hybrid. Full-Time, Permanent
$115,000 – $125,000 + excellent benefits + 6 WEEKS VACATION

We are recruiting for a dynamic Public Sector organization who are looking to invest in Procurement.  Managing a spend of around $30m in Indirect Spend, your role will be to develop the contracts, establish a Sourcing and Bidding process, create an SRM system and consult to internal stakeholders. 

This is a vibrant environment, so you will have to have a high level of EQ to consult and advise the team with any Procurement needs.  This is a chance to lead a Procurement team from day one.   In return, they are offering a competitive salary, full-benefits and 6 weeks vacation which, is unheard of.

If you are a Public Sector Procurement Professional interested in starting a department in a collaborative environment, this could be the role for you.   

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years’ purchasing experience
  • 5+ years’ Public Sector experience
  • Experience of competitive bidding (MERX, Biddingo or bonfire)
  • Strong knowledge of BPS or OPS Procurement guideline
  • Great Stakeholder and Vendor relations experience
  • Experience of building Procurement Strateigies
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written

How to Apply:

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to neil@winchesters.ca

Senior Sourcing Specialist – Public Sector
Mississauga – Hybrid. Full-Time, Permanent.
$100,000 – $110,000 + Public Sector benefits and pension

We are recruiting for one of our favourite Public Sector clients, based in Mississauga. They are
seeking a smart, well presented, consultative Procurement professional to join their excellent
team.

As a potential candidate you will need to have a strong indirect procurement background with
category experience in either IT, Professional Services, Facilities, Marketing or Construction.
You will have a strong Strategic Sourcing background with experience of running complex RFx
(RFP, RFQ, RFI) and negotiating complex agreements and contracts. You will ideally have
some Public Sector experience, however this is not vital for this role as long as you are the right
fit for the team.

Although the title is Senior Sourcing Specialist, the role is at the Category Manager level for
most organizations. This position has a strong salary, great job security and amazing benefits,
including a government pension. They are a flexible employer, who offer great work/life
balance. This role is unlike many government procurement roles. It is not just administrative
and process based, they are seeking a dynamic, consultative Sourcing professional.

If you are looking for an exciting role, with a high performing team, but in a stable environment.
This could be the role for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 6+ years’ indirect procurement experience.
  • Strong RFP experience
  •  Some experience or knowledge of Public Sector Procurement
  •  Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written.
  •  Experience in working in a high performing team

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to neil@winchesters.ca

Procurement Manager – Packaging and Food
Newmarket (Hybrid)
$115,000 – $130,000 Plus Benefits

About the Job

We are recruiting for a Procurement Manager for this Food Manufacturing Company in Newmarket.  They are seeking a strong Purchasing professional with experience in buying packaging suitable for the large retailers.  You should have experience in buying plastic bags, boxes and corrugate for production to retailer standards.  Once you have bought the goods, you will responsible to tracking the orders and managing the inventory.  A positive and proactive approach is vital for when challenges and issues present themselves in this fast moving environment. 

This is a varied role for a growing company.  You will also have the opportunity to buy the raw materials (food) during busy periods.  As this is a growing company there will be opportunity for growth and development.  If you are a passionate, motivated packaging and food Procurement professional with experience working for in the Food Manufacturing sector, this could be role for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years of Procurement experience
  • Strong packaging experience – plastics and corrugate
  • Raw material/Food/Ingredient experience
  • Food Manufacturing experience
  • Excellent communications and negotiation skills
  • A positive and passionate approach

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted.  If you’re interested, email your resume to neil@winchesters.ca

Senior Global Procurement Manager – Electro Mechanical
Toronto, East, ON
$120,000 – $130,000 base + 10% bonus, 3 weeks vacation & health/dental 
benefits

Our client is a cutting edge Canadian Engineering company, specializing in new technologies, with a global outreach.  They are seeking a Strategic Procurement professional, with global purchasing experience in the Electro-Mechanical Category. You will be responsible for a multi-million dollar spend on a broad range of products including – Electric Motors, Drives, Compressors, ECU’s and pumps.

The role also includes manage a small international team. You will be tasked with developing a Global Category Strategy and rolling it out across the company. Experience of working with different cultures and sourcing from different countries is vital.

If you are seeking a dynamic, broad and truly global role, in a leading engineering/manufacturing company, this role could be for you.

As the ideal candidates you will have:

  • 10 years’ Procurement experience in a Manufacturing/Engineering Environment
  • Experience in Sourcing Electro-Mechanical parts and machines
  • Global Procurement experience
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Electrical Engineering background or degree would be an asset

How to Apply:

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those
applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re
interested, email your resume to neil@winchesters.ca

Strategic Sourcing Manager
Mississauga, Ontario – Hybrid
$100,000 – $115,000 + bonus & vacation with excellent benefits

Posted on April 22, 2022.

This large Canadian organization based in Mississauga is seeking an experienced Strategic Sourcing Manager to cover the professional services spend for the company including recruitment, consulting, IT services, and travel. The potential candidate will be a seasoned individual with experience in negotiating complex professional services contracts. If you are an experienced Procurement professional keen on working in an environment that allows for opportunities for growth and development within a company that is a household name, this job could be a great match for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years procurement experience
  • Excellent relationships with key vendors and internal stakeholders
  • Experience with strong vendor scoring and managing vendor performance
  • Strong professional services/IT category experience
  • Strong contracts experience
  • Impeccable communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Bilingualism is an asset

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

 

Category Manager – Software – Public Sector
East GTA – Hybrid. Full-Time, Permanent.
$120,000 + Public Sector benefits and pension

We are recruiting for an experienced Software Procurement Professional for this large Public
Sector organisation. They are seeking a dynamic Category Manager with experience of
managing a full cycle procurement including Strategic Sourcing, Vendor Management, Contracts
Management and Contracts Negotiation.

As a potential candidate, you will need to have a strong IT and Software Procurement
background, with experience of negotiating large Software Agreements and complex SaaS
agreements. However, a Public Sector background is not critical, so this is a great opportunity
to start and establish your Public Sector career.

In return for your experience, this organization offers great working conditions, secure
employment in a unionized environment, with great pay and benefits, including a Defined
Benefit Pension.

If you are a Software Sourcing Professional, looking for a new career opportunity. There are not
many as good as this.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years’ Software procurement experience
  •  Strong RFP experience
  •  Experience with large and small software vendors
  •  Great Stakeholder and Vendor relations experience
  •  Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those
applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re
interested, email your resume to neil@winchesters.ca

 

 

Category Lead – Indirect/IT
Toronto
$80,000 – $85,00

This brilliant Canadian Manufacturing/CPG company is recruiting for a couple of Procurement Professionals within their team due to growth.  This role will include Sourcing new vendors, Sending out RFPs, Developing relationships with vendors and stakeholders and managing contracts.

These are full-time, permanent roles.  The company is currently working on a hybrid model with 2 days in the office.

If you have a strong Indirect or IT Category background and are interested in working for a dynamic Canadian organisation, which is internationally known, with fantastic growth potential.  This could be the company for you.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • 3+ years Indirect Procurement experience
  • Experience in either IT, Facilities, Professional Services, Marketing, MRO
  • Excellent Negotiation skills
  • RFx experience
  • Excellent Communications skills

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

 

Procurement Manager – Public Sector
Waterloo – Hybrid. Full-Time, Permanent
$100,000 – $120,000 + excellent benefits

We are recruiting for a wonderful Public Sector organisation in the K/W area.  They are recruiting for a Procurement professional with Public Sector bidding experience (MERX, biddingo, bonfire) and supervisory/management experience.

This is a diverse role, covering all indirect procurement including – Facilities, Capital, Professional Services and IT.  You and your team will work with internal personal to build relationships and guide them through the procurement process, following BPS procurement guidelines.  This is a collaborative, inclusive environment where there is a positive work culture.

This organisation also promotes growth and development and so offers a path for career development.

If you are a Procurement Supervisor or Manager, with a Public Sector background, looking for a positive work environment, secure work conditions, career growth and great pay and benefits.  This could be the role for you.

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 6+ years’ purchasing experience
  • 3+ years’ Public Sector experience
  • Experience of competitive bidding (MERX, Biddingo or bonfire
  • Supervisory or Management experience
  • Strong knowledge or BPS or OPS Procurement guideline
  • Great Stakeholder and Vendor relations experience
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written

How to Apply:

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those
applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re
interested, email your resume to neil@winchesters.ca

 

Global Purchasing Manager – Automotive
Newmarket – In office
$120,000 – $135,000 + bonus + benefits

We are recruiting for an incredible Purchasing Manager role for this exciting, dynamic company.  This Purchasing Manager position, leads a team of 4, buying multiple components and parts from global vendors for high value Automotive Manufacturing. 

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Procurement Manager, ideally with an automotive background, but if not, a high-end Engineering background (aerospace etc).  You must have a passion for cars.  This company is looking for an extremely strong Procurement professional who takes pride in what they do in purchasing the very best parts for the best value, while maintaining excellent vendor relationships to ensure reliable supply. 

This is a unique role, which offers a work environment like no other.  If you are a manufacturing/engineering Purchasing professional and you love cars, this could be the role for you.  

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 7+ years of Procurement experience
  • 3+ years’ management experience
  • Ideally SAP experience
  • Excellent communications and negotiation skills

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

Archives, Specialist
Toronto, Ontario (8 month contract)
$30 per hour 

This Toronto based global business is looking to fill a short term contract in their constantly growing business. As the Archives Specialist you will be responsible for implementing a variety of archival practices.

Responsibilities:

  • Incorporate an archivist strategy in your daily work, including the intake and storage process
  • Create collections calendar by consulting with creative and engineering departments
  • Prepare and pack artifacts for storage
  • Pursue new leads to ensure the companies products are recognized in effort of new acquisitions
  • Maintain current partnerships
  • Educate, implement and train other employees with an archivist perspective
  • Prepare, identify and collect various physical assets and records for litigation purposes
  • Variety of other archivist tasks may be required as needed

Requirements:  

  • Minimum of 1 year in archivist experience required (preferably in a corporate setting)
  • Experience in storing climate sensitive or fragile artifacts
  • Demonstrate knowledge of archival standards and responsibilities
  • Strong knowledge of computer softwares including MS Suite & Adobe Suite
  • Existing understanding of archival preservation and standards
  • Work well in a fast paced environment with a desire to always contribute and problem solve
  • Ability to lift and carry object consisting of up to 40lbs

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to paul@winchesters.ca

 

Procurement Specialist
Hamilton
$70,000 – $80,000

We are looking for a strong Procurement Specialist to work for our Large Manufacturing client in Hamilton.  This is a diverse role where you will be responsible for buying all Indirect and MRO services and materials.  This is a fast-moving environment, where you will be involved with working with multiple stakeholders and working many different purchasing projects.

The candidate we are looking for will have a mix of direct and indirect procurement background, ideally from a Manufacturing industry background.  If you can read Engineering drawings, that would be a particular asset.

In return, the company offers a great, diverse role, with great pay and benefits and real potential for career growth into management.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years’ Purchasing experience
  • Broad Category experience
  • Manufacturing Industry experience
  • An Engineering background would be a particular asset
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those
applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re
interested, email your resume to neil@winchesters.ca

Strategic Sourcing Manager – Software
Downtown Toronto (Office Based)
$100,000 – $110,000 (plus benefits)

Posted on September 19, 2022.

This massive Canadian Financial Services company is seeking a dynamic Sourcing Manager to work on their IT and Software Category, with a spend of over $1bn across the team.  This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate to take their step up to Manager level and work for one of Canada’s biggest organisations. 

As this company is so large, there is huge scope for growth, development and career advancement. This is a Full-Time, Permanent role.  The organisation is extremely flexible for their employee’s needs.  This role is 100% based in their office location in Downtown Toronto. If you are an IT Sourcing Professional, looking to take your next step to Manager level, there are few opportunities better than this one.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years IT Procurement experience
  • Software Category experience
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

 

Category Manager – Operations
Up to $110,000 – 12 Month Contract 
GTA (Hybrid 2-3 days per week in office)

Our client is a huge retail business with over 500 stores across Canada employing many thousands of people. They have an opportunity for a talented procurement professional to join their team focusing on their store operations spend for a 12-month contract. 

This is an exciting role in a fast-moving business. You will need to be great at building internal stakeholder relationships whilst ensuring value for money is delivered.  

Responsibilities: 

  • Perform Category Analysis,
  • Build, execute and award RFPs and conduct direct negotiations initiatives
  • Manage operations related initiatives/projects
  • Monitor market conditions to address fluctuations and ensure risk mitigation
  • Align with various BUs to integrate their plans into Category Management
  • Work on sustainability projects

Ideally you will have:

  • Experience working in fast paced environments
  • 6+ years of Category Management experience
  • Previous experience with Packaging procurement would be extremely helpful

They foster a great working culture with fantastic onsite facilities when you are in the office. 

If you would like to know more and feel like you could be the next Category Manager for Store Operations please apply below by emailing paul@winchesters.ca

 

Procurement Specialist Indirects – Public Sector (12 month contract)
Hybrid Work – Downtown Toronto
$60 per hour

Posted March 30, 2022.

We are working with a well-known public sector organization looking for a Procurement Specialist to join their team. The focus of the role will be to support a variety of indirect categories across a number of different projects. This is an exceptionally busy period so the ideal contractor will be able to juggle multiple priorities. You will also need to be able to demonstrate experience managing key stakeholder relationships.

This role is a perfect opportunity to explore and expand your experience in the public sector procurement industry. Currently, this work is hybrid, with 2 days per week in the office, located in Downtown Toronto.

You will have:

  • Procurement experience across indirect categories
  • The ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent time management skills

Interested applicants should contact Paul Young (paul@winchesters.ca) ASAP with their cover letter and resume. For more contract roles in procurement, follow us on winchesters.ca and LinkedIn.

 

Strategic Sourcing Manager
Mississauga or Burlington (In Office)
$110,000-$120,000 Plus Benefits

We are recruiting for a Strategic Sourcing Manager to work for this environmentally conscious Construction/Engineering company with multiple locations in the Golden Horseshoe.  You will be responsible for purchasing a variety of commodities including Cement, Steel Piping, Tooling, Capex, Gravel and Sand.  Your vendors will be based in Canada and the US.  Operational or Supply Chain knowledge would be advantageous. 

Reporting into the Director of Procurement, who will have access to senior leadership who encourage new ideas and an entrepreneurial spirit.  You will have autonomy and growth opportunities in this dynamic and agile environment. 

If you are looking to work for a growing company in a broad, diverse Procurement role, this could be for you. 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years of Procurement experience
  • Ideally experience in a construction/infrastructure/EPCM environment
  • Relevant category experience
  • A team playing attitude to contribute to a growing team
  • Excellent communications and negotiation skills

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted.  If you’re interested, email your resume to neil@winchesters.ca

 

Procurement Director
Toronto East
$170,000 – $190,000 Plus Bonus & Benefits

We are recruiting for a Procurement Director for this dynamic Manufacturing company with the global reach. As Director you will be responsible for leading the Global Procurement team and leading the Procurement strategies for broad category ranges, including – Steel, Aluminum, Castings, Dies, Stamping and Electro-Mechanical parts.

This is a pivotal role for the company. Reporting into the VP Supply Chain and Operations, this role will have full autonomy of the company spend of many hundred millions of dollars.

If you are a Procurement Director or Seasoned Senior Manager, ready to take the next step, with a strong manufacturing background and global spend experience, this could be the role for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 10+ years of Procurement experience
  • Manufacturing or Engineering background
  • Global Category experience in metals and electro-mechanical parts
  • Global Procurement Operations experience
  • Familiar with ERP systems i.e. Oracle/ Coupa
  • Excellent communications and negotiation skills

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted.  If you’re interested, email your resume to neil@winchesters.ca

Category Manager – Food
Mississauga (Hybrid) 
$80,000 – $100,000 +  bonus + benefits

We are recruiting for a large international food company, who are seeking a dynamic food procurement specialist to manager some key categories.  They are looking for a self-starter, who is experienced at purchasing food commodities in a fast moving environment.

As the right candidate, you will need to have a strong food purchasing background, with experience of developing relationships and negotiating with keys suppliers.  You will need to be someone who is comfortable working off your own initiative and be able to make commercial decisions – when to seek a solution to a problem and when to report an issue.  Most importantly, you will have impeccable communication and consulting skills to guide your stakeholders through strategic purchasing initiatives.

This is a large organisation that offers a good salary and bonus, flexibility and opportunity for growth. If you are an experience food purchasing professional, looking to work in a large dynamic company, with growth opportunities, this could be the role for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 6+ years’ food purchasing experience
  • Category experience in wheat, cereals, salt, sugar, pasta, oils, baked goods etc would be idea
  • Used to working in a fast-moving environment
  • Self-Starter and problem solver
  • Great Stakeholder and Vendor relations experience
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to neil@winchesters.ca

Contract Manager
(Ontario Hybrid)
Up to $120 per hour

12-month contract with possible extension to 36 months

Significant construction procurement experience required (preferably industrial). Hybrid work set up with one week in four based on a remote site in rural Ontario the remainder work from home. Responsible for managing construction projects ranging from $500,000 up to $100 million

Responsibilities:

  • Advise and support internal customers and strengthen all relationships
  • Monitor the development of Contract Execution Plans
  • Provide and analyze insight on all daily transactions/minor disputes
  • Organize and lead Contract/ Supplier Progress meetings
  • Track, log and document all events and decisions related to contract agreements
  • Act as main point of contact during contract execution (For all commercial and contractual matters between Contractor/ Supplier)
  • Variety of other functions and responsibilities as needed

Must have strong leadership skills and the ability to train, coach, review, and monitor employees within the company.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of the team. Only those selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, please email your resume to paul@winchesters.ca 

 

 

Category Manager – Construction (12 month contract)
Remote 
$60 per hour

Posted on November 15, 2021.

We are working with a well-renowned Canadian business looking for a Category Manager to join their team. The focus of the role will be supporting small construction projects that are critical to the growth of the business. Procurement professionals with experience in construction especially with CCDC will be preferred. You will also need to be able to demonstrate experience managing key stakeholder relationships.

This role is a perfect opportunity to develop your skills in a large well known Canadian business. Currently, you will work remotely, with the possibility of hybrid work in the new year.

You will have:

  • Procurement experience in construction
  • The ability to handle multiple projects
  • Excellent time management skills

Interested applicants should contact Paul Young (paul@winchesters.ca) ASAP with their cover letter and resume. For more contract roles in procurement, follow us on winchesters.ca and LinkedIn.

Category Manager – Capital Markets (2 year contract)
Remote (Canada-based)
Up to $100 per hour

Posted on November 15, 2021.

We are working with a consultancy business and are looking for a procurement professional to assist their client with significant sourcing projects. This is a 2-year contract role and is 100% remote although we do need the contractor to be based in Canada. This opportunity is perfect for a procurement professional with sourcing experience of market data for Capital Market teams.

You will have:

  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work setting.
  • Results-driven procurement background in financial services

Interested applicants should contact Paul Young (paul@winchesters.ca) ASAP with their cover letter and resume. For more contract roles in procurement, follow us on winchesters.ca and LinkedIn.

Procurement Manager
North Toronto (Remote)
$90,000 – $110,000 (plus benefits)

Posted on January 21, 2022.

This giant CPG company is seeking an experienced Procurement Manager to lead a varied $700m spend.  The categories include raw materials, packaging, corrugate, MRO, plus others. 

Ideally you will have a strong CPG background and understand the demands of a fast-paced environment.  You will need to be a problem-solving, consultative professional, with impeccable communication skills. 

This is a management position where you will be responsible for a Procurement specialist, who will support your categories spend analytics and processes.  

If you are an experience Procurement Leader with a CPG background, this could be the opportunity for you. 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 6+ years Purchasing experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Management experience
  • A CPG background
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strong Excel Skills (Macros, Pivot Tables)
  • SAP experience as asset

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Procurement Manager 
Guelph 
$100,000 – $120,000

Posted May 25, 2022.

This Canadian Manufacturing company is seeking a strong Procurement Manager to lead a small Procurement team and develop their purchasing process.
They are seeking someone with experience in Far East Sourcing, including China, with techniques and strategies to deal with the current Supply Chain issues that come with sourcing from this part of the world currently.
This role has a great scope to develop into something much bigger in the future as Procurement is so important to this company.  Although they are flexible, they are looking for someone who wants to work in the office, so you must be able to commute to Guelph.
If you are seeking a full-time, permanent position for a dynamic manufacturing company, this could be the role for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years procurement experience
  • Some people management experience
  • Experience Sourcing from the Far East
  • A Degree level education or better
  • Impeccable communication skills – both verbal and written

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

 

Procurement Specialist
Burlington area (Remote – moving to hybrid)
$40ph (plus benefits)

Posted April 28, 2022.

We are recruiting for a Procurement Specialist for a large Public Sector organization.  The role includes working on diverse, varied Procurement projects on a strategic level.  Most Public Sector roles require a Public Sector background to apply, which creates massive barriers to entry.  This organization is open to Strategic Procurement Professionals without this experience to apply.  A PS background would be a benefit, but if you have a strong Indirect procurement background with experience of complex RFP’s and contract negotiation, that is sufficient.

This is a full-time, permanent opportunity to join a big team, to develop a progressive career in the Public Sector, with lots of opportunity for growth and development, whilst enjoying a great working environment and culture, as well as receiving Public Sector Benefits.

If you want to develop your procurement career with the Public Sector, this role could be for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years Procurement experience
  • Indirect Procurement experience
  • Experience running complex RFP’s
  • Strong contract negotiation experience
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Public Sector experience would be an advantage

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

 

Procurement Specialist – Automotive – North Toronto – Hybrid – $70,000 – $90,000

Procurement Specialist

North Toronto – Hybrid

$70,000 – $90,000

We are recruiting for a couple of Procurement Specialist/Senior Buyer roles for this Tier 1 Automotive company. The role includes purchasing parts and commodities in a fast-moving environment. You will be liaising with stakeholders daily to help with their buying needs. The role will include sourcing new parts and managing and negotiating with vendors.  

The company seeks a motivated, dynamic individual looking to progress in their career. Ideally, the candidate will have an automotive or manufacturing background with a desire to work in an engineering environment 

The company offers a flexible work environment with plenty of opportunities to advance your career. If you are looking for a fast-moving, exciting career with extensive room for growth, this could be the position for you. 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3-5 years of procurement experience.
  • An Automotive or Manufacturing Industry background
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written.

How to Apply?

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

Sourcing Specialist – CPG/Food
North Toronto
$80,000 – $105,000 + Bonus + Benefits 
Permanent, full time, hybrid working model

Posted on September 7, 2022

This dynamic and rapidly expanding Food Company is seeking an ambitious Sourcing professional to join the team and grow their career.  This role will focus on working on sourcing strategies for raw food and materials procurement – globally.  It will also include purchasing on the commodity markets.  This is a fast-paced environment where you will be liaising with multiple vendors and stakeholders and actively developing relationships.  As the business is growing, there is huge potential for growth and development.

This is a Full-Time, Permanent role.  They are currently working on a hybrid model of 2 days in the office.

They are looking for someone with 3 – 5 years food purchasing experience, from a manufacturer or CPG company.  Experience of buying raw foods would give a distinct advantage.

If you are a Procurement professional with a food background and are keen to get a progressive role with opportunities into management, this could be the one for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3- 5 years of Procurement experience
  • Food/CPG background
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A desire to learn and be open to new ideas

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

 

Strategic Procurement Sourcing Specialist (Public Sector)
Toronto, ON/Remote
$95,000 – $105,000 (plus benefits)

Posted on June 14, 2021.

Our client is a growing public sector organization. They are looking for an experienced Procurement Specialist to lead the company and its stakeholders in its procurement of goods and services, including high value and complex acquisitions. This role is a full-time, 24-month contract position with a possibility of 12-month extension. Currently, the role is remote with flexibility to work in the Toronto office once a week as per COVID-19 regulations. 

We are seeking a well-versed indirect procurement generalist with superb communication skills and positive leadership abilities. The ideal candidate is flexible, possessing a high degree of adaptability and the capability of handling multiple projects across multiple categories. 

We are seeking someone with:

  • Strong generalist Indirect Procurement background
  • Ideally public sector Procurement experience (although not essential)
  • Superb stakeholder engagement skills to work proactively internally

Our client offers competitive market wages, benefits programs, and policies to support your work-life balance. This opportunity is ideal for someone seeking to make an impact and who would love to work in a challenging team of experienced professionals. If this describes you perfectly, then you would be a great fit to the team!

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Paul Young (paul@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Strategic Sourcing Specialist 
Toronto (Hybrid)
$80,000 to $90,000 (plus benefits)

Posted on November 15, 2021.

We are working with a large public sector organization who are looking to recruit a Strategic Sourcing Specialist within the construction category.  This role will include working on large scale construction projects that are vitally important to the province.  The role will include launching RFP’s to BSP standards on platforms such as MERX, Biddingo and Bonfire.  Contracts will be awarded using CCDC’s. 

This is a great opportunity to work in a role and for a company that truly makes a difference to the people of Ontario.  If you want to make a difference, this could be the role for you

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Public sector procurement experience and knowledge of BPS guidelines
  • Construction category experience 
  • Experience of using CCDC’s
  • Exceptional communication skills

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Procurement Officer – Construction
Downtown Toronto
$75,000-$85,000 base

Posted on March 28, 2022.

Are you a Procurement professional looking for a new opportunity that offers stability, security, and great benefits, including a defined benefit pension, all while working in the vibrancy of downtown Toronto? This could be a potential great match for you!

We are working with a large public sector organization to recruit for a Procurement Officer – Construction. This role will include managing procurement activities for a massive Construction Spend for multiple exciting projects in Downtown Toronto. To be successful, you must be able to run Public Sector Bids, Tenders and Proposals, all while providing open communication to clients, suppliers, and end-users, reporting supplier performance to ensure accuracy of contracted agreements and overseeing the purchasing procedures and contracts throughout the procurement process while consulting and advising stakeholders.

If you have a Construction Procurement Background and you are keen to manage some of the biggest Procurement projects in the city, whilst enjoying a really stable job with long term career prospects in the Public Sector, please apply.

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5 years’ Procurement experience
  • Some Construction Category experience
  • Experience working with Merx, Biddingo, and Bonfire would be an asset
  • Experience with CCDCs would be an asset
  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

 

Procurement Specialist
North York Toronto – Hybrid
$60,000 – $70,000

Posted on April 4, 2022.

This CPG company based in North York is seeking an experienced Procurement Specialist to join their team. The potential candidate will be an ambitious individual interested in joining a dynamic team. The company strives to offer new opportunities to grow. The categories include MRO, CAPEX, and other areas of indirect procurement.

If you are an experienced Procurement professional keen on working in an environment that allows for opportunities to grow within the role as you work on multiple categories, this job could be a great match for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3 years procurement experience.
  • MRO/CAPEX/Indirect experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Impeccable communication skills – both verbal and written.

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Production Buyer
North York (Hybrid)
$80,000 – $100,000 (plus benefits)

Posted September 19, 2022.

We are recruiting for a couple of Buyer positions for our progressive Automotive client.  They are seeking someone to work with the Production team to buy parts, materials and equipment for Production.  You must have impeccable relationship building skills, with clear concise communication to work in this fast moving environment.  You do not need and Engineering background, but you must have an interest in ‘how things work’, with a mechanical/engineering approach.

This is a great opportunity to work for a company that embraces diversity, growth and development.

This is a Full-Time, Permanent Position.  The company currently works to a hybrid working model, with a couple of days in the office.

If you are a manufacturing Buyer, seeking a new challenge with a dynamic team which offers great pay, benefits and growth, this could be the role for you.

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years Purchasing experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working in the Automotive sector
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • An interest in mechanics/engineering

 

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

 

 

Bilingual Sourcing Specialist – Real Estate
Toronto or Montreal
$80,000 – $90,000

Posted on September 29, 2022.

We are recruiting for a brilliant opportunity for this large Canadian Organisation who are building their
Procurement Department. We are seeking a Bilingual Sourcing Specialist to lead the business in the
Eastern Provinces, developing relationships with all key vendors and stakeholders.
Your category will be broad across the Real Estate sector from the usual Facilities areas (HVAC,
maintenance, pest control, janitorial, snow clearance), to more niche areas like sustainability and
development.

As the ideal candidate you will need to by fully bilingual in English and French and have some Facilities
or Real Estate Procurement experience.

As this company is building their department, there is a huge opportunity for growth and development.
This is a Full-Time, Permanent position. The company is currently working to a hybrid model, with a
couple of days a week in the office.

If you are a motivated, ambitious Procurement professional, looking to join a company that offers great
career growth, this could be the opportunity for you.

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years’ Procurement experience
  • 1+ years’ Facilities or Real Estate Category experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in both French and English
  • Excellent relationship building skills

 

How to Apply:
If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew
(neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high
volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To
receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career
opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Procurement Director
Downtown Toronto
$130,000 – $145,000

Posted on March 13, 2022.

This massive Financial Services company is seeking a Procurement Leader to lead their Market-Data division. You will be responsible for managing vendors, including Bloomberg, Reuters, and Morningstar.   Your role will include managing a small team to develop the category strategy, developing vendor relationships and performance, and consulting with stakeholders. 

As the ideal candidate, you will have a strong Market-Data category background and be motivated to build and develop this category strategy for this great institution.

This is a Full-time, permanent position, currently working remotely, but moving to a hybrid model very soon.

If you are working on a Market-Data category and are ready to take the next step to the Director level, this could be the role for you.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • 6+ years’ Procurement experience
  • 4+ years’ Market-Data experience
  • A strategic Procurement approach
  • Previous team leadership will be an asset
  • Exceptional communication skills

How To Apply

If you would like to know more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contact d. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on Linked n. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Updated on November 1, 2021.

Public Services and Procurement Canada
Buying Specialists – Toronto and Kingston (+ other locations)
$80,539 to $92,033

COVID-19 has impacted our lives, especially in our careers. This Fall, as more offices open their doors, many of us are thinking about changing careers for more flexibility and security.

Are you a Procurement professional looking for a new opportunity with security, flexibility, and diversity? 

Do you want to make a major impact in Canada, while working on some of the largest deals in the country for goods and services?

A division of the Federal Government, Public Services and Procurement Canada is recruiting multiple Buying Specialist positions across the country, with many opportunities in Toronto and Kingston. Buying Specialists will work with one of Canada’s largest Procurement teams, purchasing goods and services in excess of $22 billion a year. 

With an influx of new projects, and an ever changing workforce due to recent promotions and retirements, PSPC is hiring the next generation of Procurement professionals. With a large diverse team and scope of work, PSPC offers excellent career growth, with opportunities for promotion and skill development. Buying Specialists will work with a diverse team on a wide range of projects, including high-profile procurements that actually make a difference to the day-to-day life of Canadians.

Benefits of working for the Federal Government include:

  • Job security 
  • Great rates of pay
  • An incredibly competitive pension and benefits plan 
  • Huge degrees of flexibility 
  • Growth and development

Public Services and Procurement Canada also prides themselves on promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce, with opportunities for underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous People, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities.

Public Services and Procurement Canada is committed to achieving a competent, representative workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian population. They work hard to create a welcoming, respectful and inclusive workplace through a variety of programs and initiatives. In fact, they have been named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for the fifth year in a row and here is a list of some of their diversity and inclusion achievements:

  • five diversity networks with a national coordinator;
  • a Task Force on Anti-racism, Workplace Culture and Equity;
  • a national Reconciliation and Indigenous Engagement Unit;
  • an Ombudsman for Mental Health (the first such position within the federal public service);
  • an Accessibility Office and;
  • a Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+) Centre of Expertise.

We invite you to join an organization in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated and respected.

If you are a motivated, ambitious Procurement professional and are considering a new career opportunity, this could be the move for you, with opportunity, diversity, security and flexibility that is hard to match.

For more information about the role requirements, what it is like to work for the Federal Government and to apply to the many positions, please visit: https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?toggleLanguage=en&poster=1617792

If you have any questions, please contact Neil Drew at neil@winchesters.ca or 416-560-0434.


Services publics et Approvisionnement Canada
Spécialiste des achats – Toronto et Kingston (+ autres endroits)
Entre 80 539 $ et 92 033 $

La COVID-19 a eu une incidence sur notre vie, en particulier sur notre carrière. Cet automne, de nombreux bureaux rouvriront leurs portes aux employés, et beaucoup d’entre nous envisagent de changer de carrière pour profiter de plus de souplesse et de sécurité.

Êtes-vous un professionnel de l’approvisionnement à la recherche d’une nouvelle possibilité offrant sécurité, souplesse et diversité? 

Souhaitez-vous avoir une grande influence sur les affaires du Canada, tout en prenant part à certaines des plus grandes transactions de biens et de services au pays?

Division du gouvernement fédéral, Services publics et Approvisionnement Canada (SPAC) cherche à combler plusieurs postes de spécialiste des achats dans l’ensemble du pays, dont de nombreuses possibilités à Toronto et à Kingston. Les spécialistes des achats travailleront avec l’une des plus grandes équipes d’approvisionnement du Canada, qui acquiert chaque année des biens et des services d’une valeur de plus de 22 milliards de dollars. 

L’afflux de nouveaux projets et l’évolution de l’effectif au fil des promotions et des départs à la retraite récents incitent SPAC à recruter la prochaine génération de professionnels de l’approvisionnement. Fort d’une grande équipe diversifiée et d’un vaste champ d’action, SPAC offre un excellent cheminement de carrière grâce aux possibilités de promotion et de perfectionnement des compétences qu’il offre. Les spécialistes des achats travailleront avec une équipe diversifiée à un vaste éventail de projets, notamment des achats de premier plan qui ont une incidence sur la vie quotidienne de la population canadienne.

Voici les avantages de travailler pour le gouvernement fédéral:

  • Sécurité d’emploi
  • Taux de rémunération élevés
  • Régime de retraite et d’avantages sociaux incroyablement compétitif
  • Grande souplesse
  • Croissance et développement

SPAC est également fier de promouvoir un effectif diversifié et inclusif et d’offrir des possibilités aux groupes sous-représentés, soit les femmes, les Autochtones, les personnes handicapées et les minorités visibles.

SPAC s’engage à se doter d’un effectif compétent et diversifié, représentatif de la population canadienne. Il s’efforce de créer un milieu de travail accueillant, respectueux et inclusif dans le cadre de divers programmes et initiatives. En fait, il a été désigné comme l’un des meilleurs employeurs où règne la diversité au Canada pour la cinquième année consécutive. Voici une liste de quelques-unes de ses réalisations en matière de diversité et d’inclusion:

  • cinq réseaux de diversité dotés d’un coordonnateur national;
  •  un groupe de travail sur l’antiracisme, la culture organisationnelle et l’équité;
  • une unité nationale de réconciliation et de mobilisation autochtones;
  • un ombudsman de la santé mentale (le premier poste de ce genre au sein de la fonction publique fédérale);
  • un bureau de l’accessibilité;
  • un centre d’expertise sur l’analyse comparative entre les sexes plus (ACS+).

Nous vous invitons à vous joindre à une organisation où les différences individuelles sont reconnues, appréciées et respectées.

Si vous êtes un professionnel de l’approvisionnement motivé et ambitieux et que vous envisagez une nouvelle occasion de carrière, ce pourrait être le poste qu’il vous faut, grâce à des possibilités, une diversité, une sécurité et une souplesse difficiles à égaler.

Pour obtenir de plus amples renseignements sur les exigences du poste et le travail au sein du gouvernement fédéral ou pour présenter votre candidature aux nombreux postes offerts, veuillez consulter le site suivant: https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?toggleLanguage=fr&poster=1617792  

Si vous avez des questions, veuillez contacter Neil Drew à neil@winchesters.ca ou au 416-560-0434.

Purchasing Manager
Guelph
$100,000 – $120,000 

Posted on June 3, 2022.

This dynamic Financial services company is seeking an equally dynamic Senior Manager with a strong Procurement background from an FI. This role is to cover a vital, but unique Category area.

If you are an experienced Procurement professional keen on working in an environment that allows for opportunities to grow within the role as you work on multiple categories, this job could be a great match for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3 years procurement experience.
  • MRO/CAPEX/Indirect experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Impeccable communication skills – both verbal and written.

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager – Financial Services
Downtown Toronto (Hybrid)
$110,000 – $115,000 + bonus + benefits

Posted on June 3, 2022.

This dynamic Financial services company is seeking an equally dynamic Senior Manager with a strong Procurement background from an FI. This role is to cover a vital, but unique Category area.

If you are an experienced Procurement professional keen on working in an environment that allows for opportunities to grow within the role as you work on multiple categories, this job could be a great match for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3 years procurement experience.
  • MRO/CAPEX/Indirect experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Impeccable communication skills – both verbal and written.

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Category Manager
Financial Services (2-Year Contract)
$70 To $80 Per Hour
Toronto/Remote

Posted on October 12, 2021.

We’re looking for an experienced strategic sourcing professional with experience sourcing for Financial Services organizations. 

Our client is a consultancy group that provides its services to financial institutions and they’re looking to hire a Category Manager to join their team on a 2 year contract. 

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • The ability to deliver end-to-end strategic sourcing services
  • Strong procurement experience, ideally in market data category
  • Extensive work experience in the financial services industry within Canada 
  • Superb internal stakeholder skills

Interested applicants should contact Paul Young (paul@winchesters.ca) ASAP with their cover letter and resume. For more contract roles in procurement, follow us on winchesters.ca and LinkedIn.

Senior Procurement Manager
120,000 – 140,000 (plus bonus, benefits)
Toronto/Sudbury 

Posted on October 26, 2021.

Our client in the mining and EPCM industry is looking for a Senior Procurement Manager to develop their procurement department, including establishing spend levels, setting processes and templates, implementing sourcing processes, vendor management, maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and vendors, and putting together strong contracts.

This is a lucrative opportunity for an experienced professional to develop a procurement department from scratch.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Background in EPCM procurement and mining, within process development
  • Experience with implementation
  • Charismatic leader

This role is based in Toronto, with occasional travel to Sudbury.

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Procurement Director 
130,000 – 165,000 (plus bonus, benefits)
Toronto, ON

Posted on October 26, 2021.

We are working with a leading organization in the automotive industry to help them recruit for a Procurement Director following a recent retirement. You will be responsible for leading a team of 5, with a spend of over $500m on commodities including in plastics, resins, and components.  Your role will include strategic developing the department, improving the risk mitigation of the business, while also maintaining operational efficiency.

This role offers substantial career growth, with potential of promotion to VP level in the coming years. This is a ‘big’ job that is ideal for a self-driven, ambitious professional.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 8+ years’  experience in automotive procurement 
  • 5+ years’ management experience 
  • Experience and knowledge in plastics and resins
  • Charismatic and self-driven leader 

Does this sound like you? If so, we want to hear from you!

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

SR & ED Tax Advisor
Calgary, Alberta
$80,000 – $120,000 Plus Bonus

Our client is a leading Canadian provider of SR&ED and specialized tax services that has had significant growth and is continuing to expand. They offer a flexible hybrid work model, competitive vacation and benefits plan, and value team harmony, collaboration, and work-life balance as the fundamentals of their success.  

They are actively seeking a SR&ED Tax Advisor to contribute to their expansion. This role involves preparing tax credit claims, guiding clients through audits, and providing essential tax planning advice, and prioritizing strong client relationships for professional development.

If you are interested in new and exciting roles in SR&ED, this opportunity could be right up your alley!

Responsibilities:

  • Engage in informed communication with key stakeholders across diverse client levels, including presidents, chief financial officers, tax managers, engineers, and technology personnel. 
  • Contribute to strategic decision-making through business analysis. 
  • Collaborate with accounting professionals from external firms to ensure seamless coordination of work. 
  • Advocate for clients with tax authorities, acting on their behalf effectively. 
  • Conduct tax research as required. 
  • Coordinate service delivery with technical counterparts. 
  • Assist in business development initiatives. 
  • Establish a reputation as a trusted expert within the field.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 2+ years of experience in Canadian corporate tax. 
  • Background in public or private practice including direct client interactions and overseeing client files. 
  • Service-oriented, analytical, organized, and possesses a strong work ethic. 
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks with changing priorities. 
  • Proficient in English, both written and verbal, including articulate communication of technical financial information to clients and stakeholders. 
  • Familiarity and proficiency with various accounting and tax systems and related software programs. 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

Senior US Tax Manager
Toronto – Hybrid
$130,000 – $175,000 + Bonus

Our client is a prominent Canadian-based accounting, tax, and advisory firm. They are currently growing and looking for a highly motivated Senior US Tax Manager to join the team and partner with.  This role is an exciting role to join a highly collaborative and creativity-driven team that supports personal and professional growth. 

This opportunity will be a senior leadership role, working directly with the Tax Partners and running the US Tax function.

If you are looking for more autonomy, growth, and leadership opportunities, this could be a great role for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Managing US tax compliance engagements.
  • Reviewing complex US personal and corporate tax returns.
  • Proactively spotting technical issues and developing solutions with the team.
  • Drafting correspondences for both internal and clients use.
  • Maintaining current and up-to-date knowledge of relevant tax law developments and advising firm and clients.
  • Preparing and presenting professional development seminars.
  • Leading the US tax function and managing, coaching, and developing junior staff.
  • Participating in business development projects including bringing on new clients.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 4+ years of consecutive US tax experience, ideally from another CPA firm.
  • CPA, US CPA, or IRS EA designation is considered an asset
  • Detail orientated, well organized and able to prioritize demands, workflow, and meeting deadlines.
  • Effective written and oral English communication skills.
  • US federal, state, and cross-border tax research experience.
  • Proven ability to lead engagements and people.
  • Team player.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

Tax Director

North GTA, Ontario – Hybrid

$200,000 – $240,000 + Bonus

Our client is a reputable Canadian-based accounting firm that is looking for a motivated Tax Director to join the team. This position offers many excellent benefits and opportunities for growth and development.

They offer a very competitive compensation package and various bonus and commission programs.  You will be responsible for leading and managing multiple tax-related projects.  If you are ready to take the next step in your career, I want to hear from you!

Responsibilities:

  • Handle corporate reorganizations.
  • Review legal documents to identify tax issues and opportunities.
  • Work with clients to address tax compliance issues.
  • Prepare findings, facts, and highlights from client engagements.
  • Investigate and correct discrepancies/irregularities.
  • Identify tax opportunities and tax strategies.
  • Review tax returns to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Collaborate with internal factors to provide tax planning strategies.
  • Collaborate with Assistant Manager to ensure project timelines are being followed and adjust where necessary.
  • Provide feedback to help in developing new ideas and processes to increase efficiency.
  • Build professional relationships with clients, colleagues, and firm leadership teams.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Advanced knowledge of the Canadian Income Tax Act, CAS, and Canadian Review Standards.
  • CPA (CA, CMA, or CGA) or other accounting designation and current membership with CPA Canada.
  • Completion or near completion of CPA In-depth Tax Course or Master of Taxation (MTax) program.
  • Minimum 4 years experience in a similar role within public accounting.
  • Individual/corporate/partnership tax knowledge.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure.
  • Organized, good time-management skills.
  • Knowledge of CaseWare, Jazz IT, and Tax Cycle is considered an asset.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

Senior Tax Manager

Halton Region, Ontario – Hybrid

$140,000 – $165,000 + Bonus

Our client is a successful Canadian based accounting, tax, and advisory firm. They value team collaboration – promoting new ideas, developing an environment of employee partnering, and focusing on personal and professional development.

This role will report to the Tax Partners where you will have the opportunity to join a fast-growing tax function in a senior leadership position working on a variety of tax files and tax planning engagements.  If you are looking for the next step in your career and want more advanced tax exposure this could be an exciting opportunity for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and develop high value tax opportunities for their clients.
  • Review income tax and/or indirect tax returns, elections and other tax filings or information reporting.
  • Advising clients on tax controversy matters, including the tax audit and/or appeals process and strategy.
  • Advise and assist in developing tax-efficient strategies to manage client advisory services.
  • Lead as a part of a growing tax practice supporting both our firm personnel and clients.
  • Develop, train, and mentor junior team members.
  • Work with other specialty groups on technical matters such as corporate taxation, partnerships, international tax, mergers and acquisitions.
  • Planning, managing and executing on advice engagements.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years of prior tax experience within a public accounting firm.
  • CPA or equivalent designation. Tax In-Depth or MTax is an asset.
  • Prior managerial or leadership experience.
  • Ability to analyze new or existing tax rules and regulations in key jurisdictions.
  • High level of research and compilation experience.
  • Knowledge of a broad range of Canadian corporate income tax matters in various industries.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

 

Senior Tax Manager

Richmond Hill, Ontario – Hybrid

$130,000 – $160,000 + Bonus

Our client is a successful and prominent Canadian based accounting, tax, and advisory firm. They are going through a period of growth and are looking for a motivated tax leader to grow with the firm and take the next step in their career.

This role will report to the Tax Partner and is responsible for working on a variety of tax files and tax planning engagements including assisting clients with various tax matters, providing research and technical support, and supporting the marketing initiatives of the practice.

If you are looking for a highly collaborative, supportive, flexible, and growing tax team, this could be the role for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Lead tax consulting engagements
  • Review tax compliance and election forms arising out of tax planning engagements
  • Work directly with Canadian based clients on tax planning engagements
  • Manage the analysis of new legislation as well as the development and implementation of new strategy for our clients
  • Maintain advanced tax research for client and internal use
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to junior staff team members
  • Develop and manage firm outreach and marketing techniques

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years of experience working in tax within a public accounting firm and at least 1 year at the manager level
  • CPA or equivalent designation
  • Completion of the In-Depth Tax Course
  • Knowledge of Caseware and TaxPrep
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English
  • Ability to comfortably work independently and take a leadership role on tax related engagements
  • Experience solving practical and complex tax problems
  • Highly personable

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

Tax Manager
Burlington, Ontario
$100,000 – $120,000 + Bonus

Our client is a successful Canadian based accounting, tax, and advisory firm. They
value team collaboration – promoting new ideas, developing an environment of
employee partnering, and focusing on personal and professional development.
This role will report to the Senior tax Manager and is responsible for working on a
variety of tax files and tax planning engagements including assisting clients with various
tax matters, providing research and technical support, and supporting the marketing
initiatives of the practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Review personal, corporate and trust income tax returns as well as partnership information
    returns
  •  Work directly with Canadian based clients on tax planning engagements
  •  Manage the analysis of new legislation as well as the development and implementation of new
    strategy for our clients
  • Maintain advanced tax research for client and internal use
  •  Provide coaching and mentorship to junior staff team members
  •  Develop and manage firm outreach and marketing techniques

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  •  3+ years of experience working in tax within a public accounting firm and at least 1 year at the
    manager level
  • CPA or equivalent designation
  •  Tax In-Depth is considered an asset
  •  Knowledge of Caseware and TaxPrep
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication in English
  •  Ability to comfortably work independently and take a leadership role on tax related engagements
  •  Experience solving practical and complex tax problems
  •  Highly personable

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our
team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process
will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

Senior Tax & Compliance Officer
North York, Ontario
$120,000 – $145,000 + Bonus

Our client is a national, family-owned, construction and building supply company. They operate on the pillars of quality, integrity, and trustworthiness that have defined the success of their business.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to join an established tax function within a large company in a leadership position providing a variety of tax compliance services and mentorship to staff. This position is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious tax professional looking to make the next step in their career and move to the industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and examining accounting records and financial reports including corporations, partnerships, and high-net-worth individuals.
  •  Preparing and reviewing various tax compliance files.
  •  Managing and leading correspondences with tax authorities.
  •  Providing assistance with audits.
  •  Conducting tax research and analysis.
  •  Working closely with the CFO on various tax planning and liability engagements.
  •  Providing mentorship and guidance to junior members of the tax team.

As an ideal candidate you will have the following:

  •  4-6 years of prior tax experience within a public accounting firm.
  •  CPA designation. Tax In-Depth is considered an asset.
  •  Previous managerial or leadership experience.
  •  Knowledge of a broad range of Canadian corporate income tax matters.
  •  Comfortable handling multiple tasks and engagements simultaneously.
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

Junior Tax & Compliance Officer
North York, Ontario
$100,000 – $125,000 + Bonus

Our client is a national, family-owned, construction and building supply company. They operate on the pillars of quality, integrity, and trustworthiness that have defined the success of their business.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to join an established tax function within a large company providing a variety of tax compliance and tax planning services. This position is a great opportunity for an ambitious tax professional looking to make a move to industry and join a large national company.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and examining accounting records and financial reports including corporations, partnerships, and high-net-worth individuals.
  •  Preparing various tax compliance files.
  •  Assisting with correspondences with tax authorities.
  •  Providing assistance with audits.
  •  Conducting tax research and analysis.
  •  Working closely with the CFO and senior tax team on various tax planning and liability engagements.
  •  Assisting professional service providers in the preparation of various US tax files.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 2-4 years of prior tax experience within a public accounting firm.
  • CPA designation is considered an asset.
  •  Knowledge of a broad range of Canadian corporate income tax matters.
  •  Comfortable handling multiple tasks and engagements simultaneously.
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

Senior Tax Specialist – SR&ED

Mississauga, Ontario 

$75,000-$90,000 + Bonus

Posted on December 4, 2022.

Our client is a Mississauga-based public accounting and advisory firm.  They are known throughout the industry for the tenacity, passion, and creativity they bring to their client advisory practice.  They value independent thinkers, creative problem solvers, and attention to detail.  

They are looking for an SR&ED tax specialist to work closely with clients and assist in the development of a new strategy.  They offer competitive salaries and a flexible hybrid work environment.  If you are an ambitious tax professional looking to make the next step in your career in a fast-paced and innovative tax field, this could be an exciting opportunity for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Assessing projects in client firms, determining whether they qualify for tax credits or other incentives under federal and provincial Business Tax Incentives programs. 
  • Meeting with clients and identifying opportunities for SR&ED claims.
  • Researching client projects to determine which qualify for SR&ED incentives.
  • Preparing and reviewing detailed project descriptions. 
  • Assisting and leading reviews with the CRA. 
  • Managing client expectations and strict deadlines.
  • Handling multiple projects.

As the ideal candidate you will have the following:

  • 2-4 years of previous public accounting experience.
  • 1-2 years of prior experience in a similar position would be considered an asset.
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer / Electrical Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Strong skills in Excel. 
  • Strong understanding of web technologies, cloud computing, programming languages, and telecommunication technologies. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to work in teams. 
  • Strong interviewing skills, with the ability to probe for information. 
  • Organizational skills, analytical ability, and detail focused.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

Indirect Tax Recovery Specialist

Toronto, Ontario 

$70,000-$85,000 + Bonus

Posted on December 4, 2022.

Our client is a prominent downtown public accounting and advisory firm.  They are looking for a collaborative team member who supports their colleagues to reach your goals and theirs.  They offer competitive compensation packages, reward programs and mentorship opportunities. 

In this role you will have an opportunity to join a specialized team in an established firm that supports flexibility, recognition, and collaboration.  This position is a great opportunity for an ambitious tax professional looking to make the next step in their career.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing indirect tax recovery client savings reports. 
  • Conducting detailed reviews of client data to identify and validate potential indirect tax savings. 
  • Ensuring follow-up on Notice of Assessments. 
  • Communicating with the CRA on various tax matters. 
  • Performing tax research and analysis. 
  • Working with the senior team on client engagements to develop and assist with tax planning strategies for clients. 
  • Maintaining client files to ensure accurate and timely completion of returns and schedules.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 2-4 years of prior public accounting experience.
  • CPA designated or working towards your designation.
  • A Bachelor’s degree or a diploma with an emphasis on accounting, finance or a related field.
  • Experience in indirect tax preferred but not required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, particularly Excel and Access. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving abilities. 
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

Tax Specialist – Real Estate

North York, Ontario 

$70,000-$80,000 + Bonus

Posted on December 4, 2022.

Our client is a prominent public accounting and advisory firm driven by a core belief of turning market insight into opportunity.  They have developed an industry leading team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers.

They are looking for a tax specialist to work closely with clients and assist in the development of new strategy.  They offer competitive salaries and a flexible hybrid work environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Determining real estate values using various appraisal methods.
  • Liaising with municipalities, real estate brokers, developers, landlords and tenants.
  • Ensuring follow-up on Notice of Assessments. 
  • Communicating with the CRA on various tax matters. 
  • Performing tax research and analysis on a variety of topics. 
  • Working with the senior team on client engagements to develop and assist with tax planning strategies for our clients. 
  • Presenting assessment and market information with internal and external clients/assessors.
  • Maintaining client files to ensure accurate and timely completion of returns and schedules.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 2-4 years of previous public accounting experience.
  • CPA designated or working towards designation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated leadership and team building skills. 
  • Strong time-management abilities and self-motivation. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to handle multiple priorities.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

Tax Manager – SR&ED

Toronto, Ontario 

$105,000-$115,000 + Bonus

Posted on December 4, 2022.

Our client is a notable downtown public accounting and advisory firm.  They pride themselves on building enduring relationships with clients and staff through understanding, honestly, and collaboration.  

In this role you will work with a team of professionals to help the firm’s clients with the preparation of their tax incentive claims.  You’ll help them identify federal and state tax credits and incentives for their industry, quantify and qualify the potential tax opportunities, and increase eligible tax credits and economic incentives based on a payroll data analysis.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and supporting IT or software-based SR&ED claims. 
  • Maintaining up-to-date SR&ED knowledge including legislation, application policies, case law and CRA administrative practices. 
  • Asking the right questions to elicit relevant information from technical people. 
  • Developing skills and strategy to network with and market SR&ED services to existing and prospective clients. 
  • Understanding different technologies in your interactions with clients. 
  • Working both independently and as part of a collaborative team. 
  • Using creative problem-solving skills to apply the SR&ED rules to client opportunities.
  • Leading claim preparation and review engagements.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 4-6 years of prior experience in a similar role.
  • Bachelors or Masters of Applied Science / Engineering degree in Software Engineer, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related discipline.
  • An understanding of networking, mobile platforms, and hardware development.
  • Knowledge of current development technologies and other related technologies. 
  • Prior SR&ED experience including writing and supporting SR&ED claims.
  • Previous leadership experience.
  • Strong client-service orientation focused on achieving high-quality, timely and profitable results 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

Manager of Sales Tax Recovery

Mississauga, Ontario 

$100,000-$115,000 + Bonus

Posted on December 4, 2022.

Our client is a Mississauga based public accounting and advisory firm.  They are known throughout the industry for the tenacity, passion, and creativity they bring to their client advisory practice.  They value independent thinkers, creative problem solvers, and attention to detail.  

This is a great opportunity for someone who likes to think outside the box, work closely with Partners on client facing projects, and manage a team of tax specialists.  If you are looking to take the next step in your career and move into a leadership position, this could be an exciting opportunity for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing client sales tax payments.
  • Inputting tax credits and sales tax accounts to identify sales tax recovery opportunities. 
  • Preparing refund claims, including supporting schedules providing full details of refunds. 
  • Preparing comprehensive client reports.
  • Assisting clients with sales tax issues as required. 
  • Identifying and advising clients in areas of sales tax exposure. 
  • Maintaining updated knowledge in all areas of GST/HST/PST/QST.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 6-10 years of indirect tax experience within a public accounting firm.
  • Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in Accounting and/or Finance. 
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA).
  • Basic working knowledge of GST and PST administration.
  • Knowledge of GST and PST legislation and policies.
  • Superior organizational skills and ability to meet project deadlines. 
  • Highly personable and strong communication skills (written and verbal).

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca (more…)

Property Tax Manager

Oakville, Ontario 

$105,000-$120,000 + Bonus

Posted on December 4, 2022.

Our client is a large, Oakville based, public accounting and advisory firm.  They combine passion with purpose to deliver innovative, customized tax strategies within a complex and dynamic regulatory framework.   

They are looking for a dedicated tax professional who values an honest and entrepreneurial work environment.  As a trusted advisor, you’ll monitor markets and legislative changes to ensure that clients are utilizing all available programs and incentives to maximize tax recovery potential on real estate.

Responsibilities:

  • Determining real estate values using various appraisal methods.
  • Preparing tax and assessment forecasts.
  • Presenting assessment and market information with internal and external clients/assessors.
  • Liaising with municipalities, real estate brokers, developers, landlords and tenants.
  • Executing audit procedures to determine if clients are being fairly assessed.
  • Managing engagement planning and scheduling as well as project financials.
  • Reviewing, designing and developing high-quality deliverables including reports, presentations and other correspondence.
  • Networking to create new business development opportunities and leading the preparation and delivery of competitive proposals to meet client needs.
  • Mentoring and coaching team members towards professional and personal development, providing feedback and conducting performance reviews.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5-7 years of prior public accounting experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce, real estate, economics or law.
  • Real Property Assessment Certificate is considered an asset.
  • Strong research skills and understanding of standard valuation methodologies and/or taxation principles.
  • Strong understanding of business, accounting, management, and practice development principles.
  • Proven people management, relationship building and leadership skills.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

Senior Tax Analyst, Canadian Tax (Contract – 8 Months)

Mississauga, Ontario (Hybrid)

$75,000 – $95,000

Posted on October 13, 2022.

Our client is a large, multinational company within the renewable energy space.  They boast an exciting, dynamic, and fast paced environment catering to those who like a balance of independent and collaborative work.  This is a great opportunity for someone looking for an exciting addition to their tax consulting profile or for someone who is keen to make the move to the industry and the flexibility it offers.

They are looking for someone who is eager to take on multiple projects, work closely with the senior tax team, and focus on tax provision.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing corporate and partnership tax returns including provision to return analysis, tax account reconciliations, and other supporting working papers.
  • Completing quarterly Canadian tax provisions under US GAAP, including preparation of quarterly tax expense forecasts and budgets.
  • Preparing additional Information returns including T106, T1134 & T1135.
  • Researching Canadian tax issues – providing supporting documentation and working papers as required.
  • Monitoring and attending to ongoing tax correspondence received and communicating with third-party service providers as needed.
  • Providing assistance to other departments as required. 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years of prior Canadian tax experience within a public accounting firm.
  • CPA designation is an asset.
  • Strong provision experience is a must-have.
  • Knowledge of Canadian corporate income tax matters.
  • Comfortable handling multiple tasks and engagements simultaneously.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

Senior Tax Manager

North York, Ontario

$140,000 – $165,000 + Bonus

Posted on September 29, 2022.

Our client is a growing public accounting and advisory firm in the North York area. They are looking for a Senior Tax Manager eager to join a team that values career advancement, collaboration with partners, and mentorship opportunities.
In this role you will have the opportunity to join a fast-growing tax function in a senior leadership position. If you are looking for the next step in your career and want more advanced tax exposure this could be an exciting opportunity for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and develop high value tax opportunities for their clients
  • Review income tax and/or indirect tax returns, elections and other tax filings or information reporting
  • Advising clients on tax controversy matters, including tax audit and/or appeals process and strategy
  • Advise and assist in developing tax-efficient strategies to manage client advisory services
  • Lead as a part of a growing tax practice supporting both our firm personnel and clients
  • Develop, train, and mentor junior team members
  • Work with other specialty groups on technical matters such as corporate taxation, partnerships,
    international tax, mergers and acquisitions
  • Planning, managing and executing on advice engagements

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 4-6 years of prior tax experience within a public accounting firm
  • CPA designation. Tax In-Depth or Tax is an asset
  • Prior managerial or leadership experience
  • Ability to analyze new or existing tax rules and regulations in key jurisdictions
  • High level of research and compilation experience
  • Knowledge of a broad range of Canadian corporate income tax matters in various industries
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

Senior Tax Manager
Mississauga, ON
Around $160,000 base, high bonus, and excellent benefits

Posted on January 21, 2022.

Our client is a reputable and growing company looking to find a top-notch tax professional to fill this opening of Senior Tax Manager. This position will move up to Director in coming years with even more growth potential beyond that. The right individual will come with strong tax reporting experience and as you will need to gather information from across lots of global entities, strong interpersonal/liaison skills will be very important. The role will be part of a process of implementing best practice across this company with global operations. You will need to demonstrate strong leadership qualities and those who are ambitious to move up, learn, and be challenged will be given preference.

In this Senior Tax Manager position you will be in charge of areas of the consolidated tax reporting, don’t wait to apply, we’re interviewing right now!

Responsibilities:

  • Develop & maintain relationships with internal stakeholders in each region
  • Responsible for quarterly consolidated tax accounting and reporting, including tax provision and provision to returns
  • Report under IFRS with knowledge of US GAAP
  • Review consolidation entries
  • Top level tax provision review of the different regions
  • Work with US tax team to complete US provision
  • Review of Canadian Tax Returns
  • Review & update of US items
  • Develop key controls around transfer pricing and tax provisions
  • Cash tax reporting and management
  • Documentation and tax analysis of cross border transactions and communication to finance team
  • Review of transfer pricing model and documentation
  • Implementation of tax automation software which may include tax provision and transfer pricing software
  • Ad hoc special projects that come up

Requirements:

  • 8+ years of experience in tax accounting and reporting
  • Exposure to M&A, transfer pricing, and international tax
  • 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

How To Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in taxation and finance, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Senior Tax Manager
North York, Ontario
$140,000 – $165,000 + Bonus

Our client is a successful Canadian based accounting, tax, and advisory firm. They
value team collaboration – promoting new ideas, developing an environment of
employee partnering, and focusing on personal and professional development.
This role will report to the Tax Partners where you will have the opportunity to join a
fast-growing tax function in a senior leadership position working on a variety of tax files
and tax planning engagements. If you are looking for the next step in your career and
want more advanced tax exposure this could be an exciting opportunity for you.

Responsibilities:

  •  Identify and develop high value tax opportunities for their clients.
  • Review income tax and/or indirect tax returns, elections and other tax filings or information
    reporting.
  •  Advising clients on tax controversy matters, including the tax audit and/or appeals process and
    strategy.
  • Advise and assist in developing tax-efficient strategies to manage client advisory services.
  •  Lead as a part of a growing tax practice supporting both our firm personnel and clients.
  •  Develop, train, and mentor junior team members.
  •  Work with other specialty groups on technical matters such as corporate taxation, partnerships,
    international tax, mergers and acquisitions.
  •  Planning, managing and executing on advice engagements.

 

As the ideal candidate you will have: 

  •  5+ years of prior tax experience within a public accounting firm.
  • CPA or equivalent designation. Tax In-Depth or MTax is an asset.
  •  Prior managerial or leadership experience.
  •  Ability to analyze new or existing tax rules and regulations in key jurisdictions.
  •  High level of research and compilation experience.
  •  Knowledge of a broad range of Canadian corporate income tax matters in various industries.
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our
team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process
will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

Senior Tax Manager

North York, Ontario

$140,000 – $165,000 + Bonus

Posted on September 29, 2022.

Our client is a notable downtown public accounting and advisory firm. They pride themselves on building enduring relationships with clients and staff through understanding, honesty, and collaboration. In this role you will have the opportunity to join a growing tax function in a senior leadership position providing client advisory services and mentorship to staff. This
position is a great opportunity for an ambitious tax professional looking to make the next step in their career and take on more direct leadership responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Advising clients on tax controversy matters, including tax audit and/or appeals process and strategy
  • Lead as a part of a growing tax practice supporting both the firm personnel and clients
  • Identify and develop high value tax opportunities for their clients
  • Develop, train, and mentor junior team members
  • Draft and review tax opinion memorandums
  • Work with other specialty groups on technical matters such as corporate taxation, partnerships, international tax, mergers and acquisitions
  • Planning, managing and executing on advice engagements

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5-8 years of prior tax experience within a public accounting firm
  • CPA designation. Tax In-Depth is an asset
  • Prior managerial or leadership experience
  • Knowledge of a broad range of Canadian corporate income tax matters in various industries
  • Comfortable to handle multiple tasks and engagements simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

Tax Associate

Toronto, Ontario

$70,000 – $80,000 + Bonus

Posted on August 4, 2022.

Our client is recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers with over 500 team members. They are currently looking for a dedicated Tax Associate to join their team while working in an environment that supports your learning and career objectives.

This position provides the opportunity to grow amongst a team of professionals while enjoying the many competitive benefits they offer. 

Responsibilities:

  • Verifying large corporate tax returns 
  • Looking into tax issues
  • Help in corporate reorganization, estate and other tax planning
  • Assist with step planning memorandum
  • Application of tax legislations and interpreting
  • Training and managing junior team members

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • CPA (CA, CMA, or CGA). CICA In-Depth Tax Course or Master of Tax completed
  • 1-3 years minimum experience in tax managerial roles working with private businesses
  • Strong knowledge on tax planning
  • Strong proven problem-solving abilities
  • Strong technical skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in computer software: MS Outlook, Word, Excel, TaxPrep, TaxnetPro/CCH or similar tax research software
  • Exceptional organizational skills 
  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure
  • Ability to provide superb client services

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

 

Senior Tax Manager

Toronto, Ontario

$140,000 – $160,000 + Bonus

Posted on September 9, 2022.

Our client is a driven accounting, tax, and advisory firm, who focuses on employee growth.  They nurture clear leadership development and a values-lead culture focused on employee empowerment, inclusion and diversity.

This is an exciting Senior Tax Manager opportunity for an ambitious professional driven by problem solving, developing strong team culture, with an entrepreneurial mindset. 

As the Senior Tax Manager, you will work closely with the Tax Director and Partners to develop creative client strategies, advance the culture of the firm and grow future business.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor industry, finance and CRA trends to provide proactive advice to clients
  • Supervise and provide mentorship to the staff including the review of advanced tax compliance work, ensuring a consistent level of quality.
  • Developing training strategies and participating in the training of staff where possible.
  • Contributing to new client acquisition
  • Participate and lead income tax planning engagements 

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years of Canadian tax experience within public accounting including 2-3 years of post In-Depth experience.
  • CPA designation and completed Tax In-Depth program
  • Previous management or direct leadership experience
  • Strong technical background in Canadian income tax; experience with corporate tax return preparation and review
  • Proficiency in Caseware/Caseview and Tax Prep
  • High computer literacy with proficiency in QuickBooks, Word and Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid understanding of business professionalism

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

 

Senior Tax Accountant

Thornhill, Ontario

$80,000 – $95,000 + Bonus

Posted on August 4, 2022.

Our client is a reputable Canadian based accounting firm. They are looking for an experienced Senior Tax Accountant to join the team. This role will provide the exciting opportunity to become a trusted resource to the Senior Tax Manager.

This position involves providing research to the Senior Tax Manager and managing tax-related projects. 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and review Canadian tax engagements
  • Complete research and advise clients on corporate reorganizations
  • Participate in the review of legal documents
  • Liaise with clients and various government agencies 
  • Prepare findings, facts, and highlights from client engagements
  • Investigate and correct discrepancies/irregularities
  • Apply knowledge on Canadian Income Tax and legislations
  • Develop tax strategies and look into tax opportunities
  • Review tax returns and provide feedback to other team members 
  • Monitor project timelines 
  • Provide feedback to develop new ideas and processes to increase efficiency
  • Build professional relationships with clients, colleagues, and firm leadership teams

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Minimum of 3 years of accounting experience
  • CPA designated and working towards tax in-depth
  • Hands on tax planning experience
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team
  • Strong organization and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Effective and efficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced Excel Skills

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

Tax Manager

Thornhill, Ontario

$100,000 – $120,000 + Bonus

Posted on August 4, 2022.

Our client is a reputable Canadian based accounting firm. They are looking to hire a motivated Tax Manager join the team. This position offers many excellent benefits and opportunities of growth and development. 

As a Tax Manager, you will be responsible for leading and managing multiple tax-related projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Handle corporate reorganizations 
  • Review legal documents to identify tax issues and opportunities
  • Work with clients to address tax compliance issues
  • Prepare findings, facts, and highlights from client engagements
  • Investigate and correct discrepancies’/irregularities
  • Identify tax opportunities and tax strategies
  • Review tax returns to ensure accuracy and completeness 
  • Collaborate with internal factors to provide tax planning strategies
  • Collaborate with Assistant Manager to ensure project timelines are being followed and adjust where necessary
  • Provide feedback to help in developing new ideas and processes to increase efficiency
  • Build professional relationships with clients, colleagues, and firm leadership teams

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Advanced knowledge of the Canadian Income Tax Act, CAS and Canadian Review Standards
  • CPA (CA, CMA, or CGA) or other accounting designation and current membership with CPA Canada
  • Completion or near completion of CPA In-depth Tax Course or Master of Taxation (MTax) program
  • Minimum 4 years experience in similar role within public accounting
  • Individual/corporate/partnership tax knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure
  • Organized, good time-management skills
  • Knowledge of CaseWare, Jazz IT and Tax Cycle is considered an asset

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

Staff Tax Accountant

Toronto, Ontario

$55,000 – $68,000 + Bonus

Posted August 4, 2022.

Our client is a successful Canadian based accounting, tax, and advisory firm. They are looking for a motivated Staff Accountant to join the team.  This opportunity will be an exciting role to join a collaborative and creativity-driven team that supports career progression. 

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for providing technical support to all types of engagements.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare Notice to Reader financial statements and corporate tax returns
  • Full cycle and investment bookkeeping
  • Using internet-based providers for payroll processing
  • Preparation of tax returns and regulatory forms
  • Preparation of correspondence related to client engagements
  • Coordinate with clientele to readily answer any questions

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ Canadian experience working in a public accounting firm
  • Proficiency in Caseware/Caseview and Tax Prep
  • Investment bookkeeping experience
  • High computer literacy with proficiency in QuickBooks, Word and Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid understanding of business professionalism

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

 

Tax Manager

Burlington, Ontario

$105,000 – $125,000 + Bonus

Posted on September 9, 2022.

Our client is a rapidly growing, full-service CPA firm. They are looking for a strong and creative professional looking to move into a Tax Manager position.

This firm strongly values an eagerness to learn and a continued curiosity surrounding tax legislation, client strategy development, and creative tax relief strategy. 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the analysis of new legislation as well as the development and implementation of new strategy for our clients
  • Oversee training and development of co-op team as well as junior staff accountant team members
  • Review personal, corporate and trust income tax returns as well as partnership information returns
  • Work directly with Canadian based clients on tax planning engagements
  • Maintain advanced tax research for client and internal use 
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to junior staff team members

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 4+ years of experience working in tax within a public accounting firm and at least 1 year at the manager level
  • Highly proficient research and problem-solving skills
  • CPA Designation and enrolled in the Tax In-Depth program
  • Knowledge of Caseware and TaxPrep
  • Experience with owner managed clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English
  • Ability to comfortably work independently and take a leadership role on tax related engagements
  • Experience solving practical and complex tax problems
  • Highly personable

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

 

Senior Tax Associate

North York, Ontario

$70,000 – $80,000 + Bonus

Posted on September 9, 2022.

Our client is a successful and rapidly growing Canadian based accounting, tax, and advisory firm. They are looking for a motivated Senior Tax Accountant to join the team.  This opportunity will be an exciting role to join a highly collaborative and creativity-driven team that supports personal and professional growth. 

This opportunity will be highly client oriented, focusing on: assisting clients with their income tax returns, researching up-to-date and relevant tax law, and being an internal resource to senior staff and providing support for junior staff and clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Accurately prepare advanced corporate, personal, and trust tax returns and necessary working paper support.
  • Research relevant tax litigation and ensure compliance with tax law regulations.
  • Support tax savings during preparation and review and keep track of industry trends and changes related to taxes.
  • Provide diligent support and guidance during CRA audits including responding to pre and post CRA assessment requests.
  • Readily provide relevant tax research and information with clients and handle tax advisory and consulting responsibilities

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3-5 years of Canadian experience working in a public accounting firm with a tax specialization
  • Completed CPA designation and have interest in pursing the Tax In-Depth and/or MTax program(s)
  • Extensive experience and understanding of Canadian corporate and personal tax returns
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level time management and prioritization skills
  • Proficient in Quickbooks, Word and Excel, and highly computer literate overall
  • Knowledge of Caseware/Caseview and Tax Preparation

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

 

Senior Tax Analyst

Toronto, Ontario

$90,000 – $100,000 + Bonus

Posted on September 13, 2022.

Our client is a leading Canadian and US technology, telecom, and internet company. They are looking for a driven Senior Tax Analyst with exposure to US and Canadian tax, specifically focusing on income and indirect returns.  

This will be a great opportunity for someone who strives to continue broadening their tax exposure including opportunities to handle complex international filings. 

If you are interested in pursuing a role within industry and are looking for an environment to promote learning and collaboration, this could be an exciting opportunity for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review Canadian, U.S. and international income and indirect tax returns/filings.
  • Prepare schedules in support of the quarterly and yearly consolidated tax provision under U.S. GAAP.
  • Support the design, implementation and maintenance of tax processes and controls.
  • Participate and manage additional projects, including but not limited to transfer pricing, M&A, tax planning and research of various tax topics.
  • Stay up-to-date on tax legislation changes.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in public accounting or industry.
  • Strong knowledge with U.S. tax preferred.
  • Enrolment in or completion of accounting designation or relevant tax qualification is considered an asset.
  • Comfort working independently. 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines with strong organizational skills.
  • Driven to continue learning and expanding tax knowledge.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

 

Tax Manager

Toronto, Ontario

$100,000 – $120,000 + Bonus

Posted on September 9, 2022.

Our client is a successful Canadian based accounting, tax, and advisory firm. They value team collaboration – promoting new ideas, developing an environment of employee partnering, and focusing on personal and professional development.

This role will report to the Tax Partners and is responsible for working on a variety of tax files and tax planning engagements including assisting clients with various tax matters, providing research and technical support, and supporting the marketing initiatives of the practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Review personal, corporate and trust income tax returns as well as partnership information returns
  • Work directly with Canadian based clients on tax planning engagements
  • Manage the analysis of new legislation as well as the development and implementation of new strategy for our clients
  • Maintain advanced tax research for client and internal use 
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to junior staff team members
  • Develop and manage firm outreach and marketing techniques

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 4+ years of experience working in tax within a public accounting firm and at least 1 year at the manager level
  • CPA Designation and enrolled completed the Tax In-Depth program
  • Knowledge of Caseware and TaxPrep
  • Experience with owner managed clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English
  • Ability to comfortably work independently and take a leadership role on tax related engagements
  • Experience solving practical and complex tax problems
  • Highly personable

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

Senior Tax Accountant

Hamilton, Ontario

$70,000 – $85,000 + Bonus

Posted on September 9, 2022.

Our client is a successful Canadian based accounting, tax, and advisory firm servicing the leaders of private business as well as high net worth families. They are looking for a motivated Senior Tax Accountant to join the team.  This opportunity will be an exciting opportunity to handle complex client focused tax work including assisting with bookkeeping, payroll, managing banking and finance relationships, management reporting, government filings and general business advice.

This role also provides in-depth mentorship opportunities as well as a management and senior management track.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare Notice to Reader financial statements and corporate tax returns
  • Prepare tax returns including tax and regulatory forms
  • Assist with company investment engagements including managing portfolios, handling dividends, capitals gains and the corresponding T3 and T5 work
  • Bookkeeping including preparation of bank reconciliations, income tax accruals, reconciliation of inter-company accounts, and calculation of depreciation
  • Coordinate directly with clients to answer questions and gather information upon request

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Minimum of 3 years Canadian experience working in a public accounting firm
  • CPA designation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level time management and prioritization skills
  • Proficient in Quickbooks, Word and Excel, and highly computer literate overall
  • Knowledge of Caseware/Caseview and Tax Preparation

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

 

Tax Manager

Markham, Ontario

$95,000 – $115,000 + Bonus

Posted on September 9, 2022.

Our client is one of Canada’s premier independent CPA firms. They are looking for someone motivated to move into a key leadership position at the Tax Manager level.  This opportunity will be an exciting role to join a collaborative and creativity-driven team that supports career progression. 

This role will focus on leadership and client strategy development along with advanced tax review and research.

Responsibilities:

  • Review personal, corporate and trust income tax returns as well as partnership information returns
  • Work directly with Canadian based clients on tax planning engagements
  • Manage the analysis of new legislation as well as the development and implementation of new strategy for our clients
  • Participate in firm promotional events and 
  • Maintain advanced tax research for client and internal use 
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to junior staff team members
  • Develop and manage firm outreach and marketing techniques

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 4+ years of experience working in tax within a public accounting firm
  • CPA Designation and enrolled in the Tax In-Depth program
  • Knowledge of Caseware and TaxPrep
  • Experience with owner managed clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English
  • Ability to comfortably work independently and take a leadership role on tax related engagements
  • Experience solving practical and complex tax problems
  • Highly personable

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested

 

Senior Tax Accountant

Toronto, Ontario

$70,000 – $80,000 + Bonus

Posted on September 9, 2022.

Our client is a successful Canadian based accounting, tax, and advisory firm. You will be joining a firm built on a foundation of lasting positive relationships, strengthening both team bonds and client interactions.  

They are looking for a motivated Senior Tax Accountant to join the team.  This opportunity will allow you to engage with the firm’s strategic plan, becoming a key contributor in the firm’s growth and strength, and defining your own personal and professional development.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review personal, corporate, and trust income tax returns along with other tax information forms.
  • Identify and document complex tax filing positions including risk analysis.
  • Partner directly with clients to develop and implement strategies to capitalize on business opportunities and mitigate risk.
  • Provide consistent tax issue research documenting this research in tax memos for clients and management.
  • Coordinate with tax authorities and representing clients on tax audits and appeals. 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Minimum of 3 years Canadian experience working in a public accounting firm with a tax specialization
  • Completed CPA designation and enrolled in Tax In-Depth
  • Extensive experience and understanding of corporate, personal and trust tax compliance, relevant tax legislation, and planning
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills
  • A client service and teamwork-oriented mindset
  • High computer literacy with proficiency in QuickBooks, Word and Excel

 

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

 

 

Tax Director
West GTA/Toronto
$150,000 – $160,000 + Bonus

Posted on January 11, 2022.

I am working with a large and fast-growing financial services organization to appoint a Tax Director. This is a new position, and will take responsibility for further developing the tax function, advising the business on tax aspects, and managing the tax team. They are in the process of growing internationally and are viewing acquisitions in North America and further afield.

They are looking for an experienced Senior Manager with a strong technical background, who is comfortable with both strategic work and the hands-on day to day tax activities.

The role is based in the west of Toronto and will have the flexibility of hybrid working. Salary is c$150,000 – $160,000 plus an outstanding bonus and benefit allowance (estimated $200,000 Total Compensation)

This organizations rapid growth offers the successful candidate great development and progression potential.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the corporate taxes of the organization in Canada and internationally.
  • Overseeing tax return preparation, reporting, and provisioning.
  • Managing and developing the tax function, and implementing tax strategy.
  • Tax planning and research.
  • Advising on international taxation and potential acquisitions.
  • Liaison with auditors and tax authorities.
  • Process development and improvement.

Requirements:

  • CPA designated and ideally completed or studying the In-Depth Tax Courses.
  • Experience of Canadian corporate taxation, and previous involvement in international tax.
  • Strong technical tax knowledge, including tax planning and research

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in taxation and finance, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Tax Associate
$70,000 to $75,000 (plus benefits)
Midtown Toronto/Hybrid

Posted on November 15, 2021.

We are hiring for a Tax Associate on behalf of a public accounting firm based in midtown Toronto. Working with the Tax Manager and Tax Partners, you will prepare returns, complete specialty tax forms, and provide tax advisory services. This hybrid role is perfect for a professional who recently acquired their CPA designation, with career interests in tax.

The company is a well-established firm with growing business. The ideal candidate will have interests growing with the firm. They offer a professional, growth-based, and collaborative work culture with a healthy work-life balance.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Recent CPA designation
  • Interest in CPA’s in-depth tax program
  • Work experience in a small/mid sized accounting firm
  • Interest in Canadian personal or corporate tax
  • Great communication and superb analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a team and independently

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in taxation and finance, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Senior Tax Analyst (Industry)
GTA/Hybrid
$90,000 to $100,000 
Posted on October 18, 2021.

Our client is a well-established company in the real estate industry in the GTA, looking for a Senior Tax Analyst to join their team. The Senior Tax Analyst will prepare corporate tax returns, HST returns, and other tax-related engagements, including reports, analysis, and forecasting.  You will coordinate with our client’s Accounting Firm on tax matters and be the primary point of contact on CRA audits.

This is a well-established company with a diverse team of professionals, offering a forward-thinking work culture with a healthy work-life balance. With a diverse portfolio of clients, this role is ideal for a candidate seeking to make a significant impact in the real estate industry. This is a hybrid role, where you will work remotely and out of the company’s GTA offices a couple of times a week.

The Ideal Candidate Should Have:

  • At least 3 years in corporate taxation, with real estate industry experience an asset
  • CPA (completed or currently pursuing)
  • Experience with tax preparation, tax reporting and analysis, tax planning, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Excellent communication, organization, and analytical skills

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in taxation and finance, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Tax Senior Manager
$100,000 to $120,000 (plus benefits, performance bonus, other great perks)
Vancouver/Toronto/Remote

Posted on September 24, 2021.

Our client is an elite investment company which operates in multiple cities across North America and internationally. They’re looking for an ideal candidate to join their taxation team as a Tax Senior Manager. The Tax Senior Manager will work with the Toronto and Vancouver finance team to oversee tax filing duties for the company and its international clients.

This is a permanent, full-time job with flexibility to work remotely and on a part-time basis in the company’s downtown Toronto or Vancouver offices.

What They Offer

As a Tax Senior Manager, you’ll be an integral part of the company’s Tax and Finance team, working with qualified professionals in both Vancouver and Toronto. You’ll work for a growing company with a great work culture that will recognize your hard work and support your career goals in taxation. The Tax Manager will enjoy benefits such as:

  • competitive pay, including performance bonuses
  • Payment for professional development courses, including CPA designation

What They’re Looking For

The ideal candidate will have a passion for taxation with strong leadership skills to influence teams, support peers, and maintain client relationships. You’ll also have:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in client-facing roles related to tax issues
  • CPA designation, with completion of CICA In-Depth Tax Courses an asset
  • Strong knowledge in Canadian tax, as well as foreign taxes (including the US)
  • Excellent problem solver and multi-tasker

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in taxation and finance, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Tax Manager 
$100,000 to $120,000 (plus bonus)
Burlington, ON/Remote (Flexible Work Options)

Posted on September 15, 2021.

Our client is a well-established public accounting firm with offices across Southern Ontario. With an integrated team of professionals and managers, our client is equipped to handle any business needs, whether it’s with merger acquisitions or assisting a new entrepreneur.

They’re looking for a full-time Tax Manager to work out of their Burlington office, with flexibility to work remotely from home. Working under the Firm’s Senior Management, the Tax Manager will review various tax returns and memos while overseeing tax planning engagements, to ensure that the Firm is compliant with government legislation and standards.

What’s In It For You?

As a Tax Manager, you’ll work for our client’s professional team in Burlington and be a part of a diverse group of professionals with extensive public accounting experience under their belt. Our client will also offer the Tax Manager continuous support, whether it’s through their work or their professional development goals. This Public Accounting Firm also offers an amazing compensation and benefits package. As a Tax Manager on the Burlington team, you’ll also have a chance to get involved in the local community.

With a positive work culture, the Firm offers a flexible work-life balance, especially during the Summer. As a Tax Manager, you’ll be part of an experienced team that is dedicated to their clients, as well as their diverse team.

As a Tax Manager, You Will Have:

  • At least 5 years of accounting experience in public accounting
  • Strong understanding of Canadian taxation, with 2 years taxation specialization
  • CPA and/or CPA designation
  • Enrollment and/or completion in the CPA In-Depth Tax Course or MTax program
How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in taxation and finance, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Tax Senior (plus extended health/dental benefits and paid vacation)
$70,000 – $80,000
Mississauga, ON/Temporarily Remote
Posted on July 22, 2021.
Our client is a top performing public accounting firm in the GTA, and is seeking a Tax Senior to join their offices in Mississauga. Working with a team of senior staff and professionals, the Tax Senior will be involved with multiple tax and compliance engagements. The Tax Senior will also manage the Firm’s junior staff and interact with clients and government bodies to address tax-related matters. This is a permanent, full-time role with temporary flexibility to work remotely, as well as out of the Firm’s Mississauga offices.
The Tax Senior role is an ideal opportunity for an up and coming accountant pursuing their CPA. The ideal candidate should be client-focused with a superb work ethic with excellent people skills. The Tax Senior should be a genuine people person, who can work independently, and as a team player.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Minimum 2 years of accounting experience
  • Currently pursuing CPA designation
  • Experience with CaseWare, Quickbooks, and TaxPrep/Profile
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills; you can interact well with clients while being a team player and a mentor to staff
  • Superb organizational skills, capable of meeting deadlines
Recognized as one of Canada’s top employers, the Firm is rapidly growing, expanding both their professional team and client network. The Firm offers flexible working arrangements, where staff can work comfortably at home, as well as out of the Firm’s newly renovated Mississauga offices. The Firm will also cover the Tax Senior’s expenses for CPA preparation and examination, as well as other incurred expenses. While offering excellent dental, health, and vacation benefits, our client offers a friendly and progressive work environment that will support your career growth.
If you are a tax professional seeking an exciting career opportunity, we would love to hear from you!

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in taxation and finance, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Tax Analyst
$70,000 – $80,000 (plus bonus)
West GTA/Remote
Posted on July 22, 2021.
Our client is a successful business in the energy sector with their offices located in the West GTA. They’re expanding their business and are looking for a Tax Analyst to join their team.  Reporting to the Tax Manager, the Tax Analyst will also ensure corporate and partnership tax returns are done accurately and on-time, while assisting the Tax Team to prepare tax reports, audits, and other tax returns. This is a permanent, full-time role with flexibility to work from home.
The Tax Analyst will have interests working in the energy industry, possessing a business or accounting background. The candidate must have a ‘can-do’ attitude and is capable of multitasking in a fast-paced environment. The Tax Analyst must be detail-oriented, with excellent research skills.

As an ideal candidate, you will have:

  • University/college degree  in Business or Accounting
  • CPA designation (or currently pursuing it)

Our client has offices across North America, Europe, and Asia, so the role is perfect for an early career professional interested in the global energy industry. The candidate will work with a passionate team of professionals that strives to make a difference in the energy industry. Our client offers a competitive compensation package, work flexibility, and support for unprecedented career growth.

If you’re looking for an exciting career opportunity in the energy industry, contact us today!

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in taxation and finance, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Associate Tax Partner
Toronto, ON
$165,000 to $200,000

Posted on July 13, 2021.

Our client is a well-established public accounting firm in Toronto. They are looking for an Associate Tax Partner to join their offices. The Associate Tax Partner will manage a diverse clientele and participate in several tax projects to drive the Firm’s growth. Focusing on Canadian Taxes, the Tax Partner will be involved in corporate, personal, trust, and partnership taxes.

This is a permanent, full-time role based in downtown Toronto. In order to be successful, the Tax Partner must have a strong technical tax background with great leadership skills, in order to effectively support, mentor, and direct the tax team.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in public accounting, with a tax background

  • CPA, CA, CMA, or CGA designation (not required, but a definite asset)

  • Strong project management skills

  • Great people skills; you can manage clients, mentor staff, and be part of a winning team, all at once!

As an Associate Tax Partner, you will have an opportunity to work at a well-established Firm with a proven track record of success. You will be part of a professional team that offers a challenging and rewarding work environment. The company also offers a great work-life balance with flexibility to work remotely, even during busy season. If you are looking for an exciting career in tax, this may be the perfect fit for you!

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in taxation and finance, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Tax Senior 
West GTA, ON
$70,000 – $90,000

Posted on June 30, 2021.

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

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

You will be responsible for preparing and reviewing corporate and personal taxes, providing planning and advice to clients, and researching and interpreting new tax legislation.

You will manage client relationships, leading assignments and projects.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Will have or be working to CPA designation (support provided to those studying)
  • Experience in a public accounting practice.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, motivated and ambitious.
  • Excellent customer service/client relationship management skills.

This is a growing tax team and offers great opportunities for development. The role presents a great chance to grow your skills and career. The firm also offers employees work from home flexibility for after we start returning to office working.

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in taxation, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Tax Manager (US Cross Border)
Toronto, ON 
$100,000 – $135,000

Posted on June 30, 2021.

Our client is a mid-sized accounting firm with offices across the Greater Toronto Area. They are looking for a Tax Manager to work on US cross-border tax files and tax planning engagements. Reporting to the Tax Partners, the Tax Manager will also assist the firm’s clients, support the tax staff, and provide technical support.

Our client offers a teamwork culture that will support your career. This role offers a competitive compensation package, as well as other incentives in the form of professional development programs. If you are looking to take your career to the next level, don’t delay; apply today!

As the ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • 4+ years of experience working with US tax department, ideally in a public accounting firm
  • Strong background in US corporate tax 
  • CPA designation
  • Superb communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to work as a leader, as well as a team player
  • Strong organization skills and detail-oriented

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in taxation, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Senior Manager (Canadian Corporate Tax)
$95,000 – $150,000 
Mississauga, ON/Remote

Posted on June 30, 2021.

Our client is a large public accounting firm in the Greater Toronto Area looking for an experienced Senior Manager to join their Canadian Corporate Tax team. The Senior Manager will supervise multiple engagement teams and apply their expertise to advise clients on tax and assurance issues. 

This is a permanent, full-time role that is based out of Mississauga, with flexibility to work remotely

This role is a perfect opportunity for a professional looking for a team-oriented, fast-growing environment, while still seeking a great work-life balance. The company has great compensation packages, as well as fantastic benefits, bonuses, and career development programs. 

Looking for a challenging career in taxation? If you are interested in learning more about the Senior Manager (Canadian Corporate Tax) role, contact us today! 

As the ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • CPA designation, with course completion in In-Depth Tax Program
  • Minimum 7 years experience in public or Canadian tax accounting/consulting
  • Tax software experience (e.g. Caseware, Quickbooks)
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office
  • Willingness to travel (if needed)

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in taxation, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Tax Analyst
Toronto, ON
$65,000 – $70,000 plus benefits

Posted on June 30, 2021.

We are recruiting for a Tax Analyst on behalf of a large and well-established real estate organization. This industry client is expanding their tax team and looking for an experienced tax professional who will support the team and be part of their further development.

You will have experience of Canadian corporate, partnership and personal tax preparation, and will assist in the preparation and completion of Canadian corporate tax returns, working with internal stakeholders and external service providers, and supporting tax planning, compliance, reporting, and provisioning.

They are looking for an ambitious and self-motivated tax professional, and offer great training, development, and clear growth opportunities to the successful candidate. You will join an innovative function which manages the taxes for a complex international business.

Requirements

  • University degree or College diploma in Accounting or Business
  • Ideally working towards CPA designation
  • Background in large public accounting or corporate industry organization
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in Canadian tax
  • Experience with tax preparation software (Taxprep & Caseware)
  • Good organizational, prioritization and multi-tasking skills.
  • Self sufficient and used to working in a fast-paced environment.

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in taxation and finance, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Senior Tax Manager / Tax Partner
Mississauga, ON
Compensation to be discussed
Posted on June 30, 2021.

Our client is a reputable and growing public accounting firm in west GTA 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 Mississauga, the firm is in an excellent location for anyone living in the west GTA or even Kitchener/Waterloo 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

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in taxation and finance, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Senior Staff Accountant (Tax)
Burlington, ON/Remote
$70,000 – $80,000 (with benefits)

Posted on June 4, 2021.

Our client is a well-established public accounting firm in Western Ontario, with multiple locations across the GTHA and Eastern Ontario. The company is made up of a large team of professionals with extensive accounting experience, from handling complex M&As to supporting small businesses. They are urgently seeking a Full-Time Senior Staff Accountant to work at their Burlington offices, with flexibility to work remotely at home on a regular basis.

The Senior Staff Accountant will work for one of the top employers in the industry, working with a supportive team of professionals who value success. The Senior Staff accountant can look forward to: 

  • A Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Flexible work-life balance and summer hours
  • Support for professional development
  • A variety of community involvement activities
  • A dynamic team of employees who want everyone to succeed!

We’re looking for a confident Senior Staff Accountant, who is a dedicated, hard-working professional with great people skills. If this sounds like you, then we would love to meet you!

Roles and Responsibilities

Reporting to Partners and Managers, the Senior Staff Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Compliance review of tax returns (i.e. personal and corporate returns)
  • Implementing tax engagements as per standards
  • Provide expertise to staff who need tax support on their client files or on specific questions from their clients
  • Completing compliance reviews of income tax slips and filings
  • Researching and interpreting tax legislation
  • Preparing tax plans and compliance related reports
  • Preparing client correspondence including reports, discussion of technical issues, and recommendations
  • Assistance to other offices of the Firm, as required

Qualifications

  • Experience in Public Accounting
  • 3-5 years of work experience with Canadian Income Taxation
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Designation
  • Willingness to enroll in or enrolled in the CICA In-Depth Tax Course

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in finance and taxation, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Tax Manager
London, ON/Remote
$90,000 – $110,000

Posted on June 4, 2021.

Our client is a large professional services firm with an extensive clientele across Southern Ontario. They are looking for a Tax Manager for their offices located in London, Ontario. The Tax Manager will manage operations to deliver tax quality and supportive tax services, while operating as a trusted tax advisor, maximizing client engagement to achieve optimal qualitative outcomes.

Our client offers a supportive, positive work environment with great work-life balance, along with professional development training, fulfilling client service, competitive compensation packages, and much more!  

We are looking for a knowledgeable tax professional who enjoys working with a professional team and is not afraid to put their best foot forward. If this describes you, apply today!

Roles and Responsibilities

Tax Management and Compliance 

  • Collaborate with team members to tackle various projects and tax research 
  • Research tax issues and prioritize tax related responsibilities
  • Assist in identifying tax planning opportunities and preparing related correspondence
  • Deliver a full range of tax services, including preparation and review of tax related prescribed forms, preparing letters of direction, and providing practical and effective  approaches to the client’s tax situation
  • Be a resource to the firm on annual compliance work on client files and related personal/trust/corporate  tax returns as required 
  • Participate in client meetings to gain a full understanding of clients’ needs 
  • Keep actively informed of current tax developments 
  • Communicate directly with clients and/or third parties (ie investment brokers etc.)
  • Communicate directly with the CRA and relevant provincial ministries on client issues
  • Participate in weekly compliance WIP meetings and bi-weekly Tax WIP meetings
  • Use available resources (ITA,Taxnet Pro) for research and support 
  • Participate in scheduling processing 
  • Attend Tax Group meetings 

Client Relations 

  • Build trusted relationships by ensuring optimal client service and expertise in all tax and compliance transactions
  • Be seen as a competent tax advisor and sounding board for our clients and the company’s internal professionals, by answering inquiries (e.g. file preparations; specific personal, trust or corporate tax),  arising from compliance or planning work 
  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of tax concepts and provisions 
  • Identify opportunities for discussion or consultation with firm partners and be seen as a key tax  advisory resource 
  • Work with internal professionals and peers to improve processes by developing or implementing best practices 
  • Contribute to the firm’s practice and business development efforts, including attendance at client meetings, events, and other networking opportunities 
  • Provide material for social media posts to highlight the services of the firm and the Tax department 
  • Participate in firm-wide training, and create tax related training materials and/or make presentations where requested  

Qualifications

  • Completion of CPA or the CICA In-Depth course (or in progress)
  • Progressive work experience (within 5 years) as a Tax Manager 
  • Extensive background in various tax returns/accounting/compliance
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical abilities
  • Knowledge of MS Office and software related to tax 
  • Exceptional client service along with the ability to develop excellent client relationships
  • Strong leadership, people management and team collaboration skills

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in finance and taxation, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Senior Tax Analyst (Canadian Tax)
Aurora, ON
$80,000 – $90,000 (plus benefits)

Posted on June 4, 2021.

Our client is an international leader in the automobile technology industry, and is one of the largest companies in North America. Our client is seeking a Senior Tax Analyst to join their team in their Aurora office. The Senior Tax Analyst (Canadian Tax) will report and manage the business’s automotive systems groups. Also supporting the Senior members of the Tax Team, the Senior Tax Analyst will manage income tax audits, tax research, and other exciting projects.  

If you are  interested in corporate tax, enjoy working with an entrepreneurial-minded team, this opportunity is the perfect fit for you!

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepare government income tax returns (i.e. provincial, federal, foreign affiliate)
  • Configure tax instalments and manage timely payments
  • Assist with updating calculations, such as Foreign Affiliate Surplus and Safe-Income calculations
  • Assist with technical research and analyses for reporting and planning purposes
  • Assist with external tax audits
  • Tax accounting for quarterly income tax provisions according to US GAAP, including tax  estimates for both planning and reporting purposes
  • Ensure compliance with internal control policies on tax related matters 
  • Work closely with group and divisional controllers to build creditable, collaborative and effective  working relationships
  • Implement and maintain best practices to minimize tax risk
  • Support other projects/transactions and carry out other administrative duties, as required. 
  • Carry out all duties in accordance with the company’s internal policies and procedures, such as the Corporate Constitution and Employee Charter

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of Accounting experience
  • Strong career interests in corporate tax 
  • Maintain good standing with relevant accounting bodies via continuous self-development
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team
  • Strong organization and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Effective and efficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced Excel Skills

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Adrian Harrison (adrian@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in taxation and finance, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Tax Accountant
North York, ON
$65,000

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

Winchesters Taxation are working with a mid-sized public accounting firm to recruit a Tax Accountant.

This is a new role from a business that is seeing continued strong growth and looking to expand their team.

We are looking to speak with Tax Accountants with a background and solid technical experience in Canadian tax, ideally personal and corporate, and who is studying towards the CPA designation. The role will support an established team and be involved in filing, compliance, review, and research.

They offer training (including In-depth tax Courses), personal development, and are looking for someone who can progress in the firm.

If you are open to finding out more I would welcome the chance to discuss this with you. Contact Adrian Harrison adrian@winchesters.ca for a confidential chat.

Tax Manager (Public Accounting)
Permanent Full-Time
Brantford-London Area
Excellent package

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

I am working to appoint a Tax Manager for a client who are a mid-sized public accounting firm based in the Brantford/London area. They have a successful practice servicing mainly private and owner managed businesses across the region. Despite the current economic uncertainty brought on by the crisis, they are still looking to expand their team.

They are looking to talk with experienced Tax Managers located from the West of London to Brantford area, who have a background in Canadian corporate and personal tax, and who are used to working with private and owner managed clients. They offer broad ranging and demanding tax work, supporting a well-established client base, and a friendly and relaxed working environment.

The successful candidate will be involved in developing, coaching, and mentoring the existing team, and with this comes the opportunity for promotion and to progress in the company.

  • You will lead colleagues during engagements to assign resource and review activities.
  • Manage client relationships and identify opportunities for new business.
  • Tax planning, compliance, and research experience.
  • Liaison with CRA on client’s behalf.

You will have attained CPA designation, ideally be studying the In-depth Tax Courses, and will have strong tax planning experience.

If you are considering a move or a relocation, please reach out for a confidential chat.

Please let me know if you would be interest in finding out more by emailing adrian@winchesters.ca or call 647 804 2757.

 

Tax Manager
Hamilton, ON
$110,000

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

We are working with a established accounting firm to recruit a Tax Manager for their Hamilton offices. They have a strong and established presence in the GTA and South Western Ontario.

You will be responsible for overseeing tax filings, reviewing, identifying and resolving tax issues, managing relationships with clients and the CRA, researching new tax legislation, and tax planning. You will have been involved in client business development, and working towards opportunities for providing additional services to clients.

This firm is looking for a customer focused, professional. 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 are be interested in getting more information please apply in confidence to adrian@winchesters.ca.

Senior US Tax Manager
Toronto – Hybrid
$130,000 – $175,000 + Bonus

Our client is a prominent Canadian-based accounting, tax, and advisory firm. They are currently growing and looking for a highly motivated Senior US Tax Manager to join the team and partner with.  This role is an exciting role to join a highly collaborative and creativity-driven team that supports personal and professional growth. 

This opportunity will be a senior leadership role, working directly with the Tax Partners and running the US Tax function.

If you are looking for more autonomy, growth, and leadership opportunities, this could be a great role for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Managing US tax compliance engagements.
  • Reviewing complex US personal and corporate tax returns.
  • Proactively spotting technical issues and developing solutions with the team.
  • Drafting correspondences for both internal and clients use.
  • Maintaining current and up-to-date knowledge of relevant tax law developments and advising firm and clients.
  • Preparing and presenting professional development seminars.
  • Leading the US tax function and managing, coaching, and developing junior staff.
  • Participating in business development projects including bringing on new clients.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 4+ years of consecutive US tax experience, ideally from another CPA firm.
  • CPA, US CPA, or IRS EA designation is considered an asset
  • Detail orientated, well organized and able to prioritize demands, workflow, and meeting deadlines.
  • Effective written and oral English communication skills.
  • US federal, state, and cross-border tax research experience.
  • Proven ability to lead engagements and people.
  • Team player.

How to Apply

We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to zane@winchesters.ca

Senior Staff Accountant
Greater Toronto Area, ON
Competitive compensation and great benefits

Posted on June 30, 2021.

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

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

Responsibilities

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

Requirements

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

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, please contact Casey La Russa (casey@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in finance and auditing, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Senior Staff Accountant
Burlington, ON
$74,000-$82,000 plus great benefits

Posted on June 30, 2021.

Our client is a reputable accounting firm in Burlington 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 firm 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 audits
  • 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 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

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, please contact Casey La Russa (casey@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in finance and auditing, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Senior Accountant
$70,000 – $80,000
Toronto, ON

Posted on June 23, 2021.

Our client is a well-established public accounting firm in Toronto seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to join their team. The Senior Accountant will oversee the auditing and financial operations of the firm, using their expertise to mentor staff  for the firm’s governance development. 

This is a full-time job and the Senior Accountant will work out of the company’s Toronto office.  The ideal candidate has extensive knowledge in auditing with a strong tax background. We are also looking for Senior Accounts with superb leadership skills in a corporate environment. 

This role is a great career opportunity for professionals interested in auditing. Our client offers programs to support their staff in work flexibility, compensation, and career growth!

If you are an experienced professional seeking an exciting opportunity in auditing, this role is a perfect fit for you!

Responsibilities

  •  Planning and execution of field assignments, including Audit and Review engagements along with NTR’s
  • Deliver completed files for review on a timely basis
  •  Possessing an appropriate level of personal and corporate tax knowledge while maintaining and developing strong technical audit and accounting knowledge
  • Obtain/maintain a strong understanding of clients’ businesses and respond promptly to and be proactive to anticipate clients’ needs
  • Managing daily workflow and ensuring that deadlines are adhered to
  • Helping to manage audit staffing schedules
  • Keeping partners informed of engagement status
  • Preparation of personal tax returns during busy season
  • Supervise and assist with developing junior staff
  •  Experience with reviewing juniors file sections or entire files

Qualifications

  • University/college degree with CPA (or CA, CGA, CMA) designation
  • Minimum 3-5 years of management experience in a public accounting industry
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel), Caseware, Caseview, and Taxprep would be an asset
  • Superb communication skills with the ability to work as a leader and team member

How To Apply

If you are interested in this role, please contact Casey La Russa (casey@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in finance and auditing, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Senior Manager – Assurance
Toronto, ON
Base Salary: Based on experience

Posted on May 19, 2021.

We are a professional public accounting firm in Toronto looking for a full time Audit and Assurance Senior Manager who is interested in guiding and mentoring a team, contributing to governance of the firm and business development. This position requires several years’ management experience in public accounting. We are growing; thus, there’s ample advancement opportunities within our firm! Our ideal candidate possesses career aspirations include becoming a Partner, being a leader/difference maker in a firm environment, and performing business development.

Responsibilities

  • reviewing engagement files and tax returns;
  • building strong relationships with clients;
  • acting as the “go to” person for experienced accounting staff;
  • coaching and performance management of the accounting team, and ad hoc training for others in the Firm;
  • interacting with the team and the office’s scheduler for any client engagements;
  • becoming an integral part of the management team and assisting with practice management;
  • identifying value-added service opportunities and networking for new business.

Qualifications

  • qualified accounting designation (CPA in combination with CA, CGA, CMA);
  • strong tax knowledge;
  • three to five years managerial working experience in a public accounting environment and overseeing accounting client work, including file and tax return reviews is a must;
  • experience as the “doer” performing similar work;
  • personal and corporate tax experience of some complexity;
  • experience working with privately-held corporations is a must;
  • work experience with Caseware/Caseview, Tax Prep, and Excel software programs;
  • client service and relationship building excellence (for external and internal clients);
  • detail orientation and analytical/inquiry skills that will enable a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses;
  • excellent communication skills (written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation)

If you are interested in this role, please contact Casey La Russa (casey@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in finance and auditing, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Senior Staff Accountant
North York, ON
$80,000-$84,000 (plus great benefits)

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

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

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

Responsibilities

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

Requirements

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

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

Manager (Audit & Assurance)
Brantford, ON
Salary based on experience

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

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.