Career Opportunities

Current Career Opportunities

Below are current career opportunities available through Winchesters. We are always posting new positions so please check back on a regular basis for new career opportunities.

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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. 

 

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

 

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

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

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.

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

 

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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

 

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

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

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.

 

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.   

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.   

Commercial Property Accountant

Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada

$70,000 and $85,000 plus benefits and 3 weeks vacation

Posted on June 10, 2022.

This organization is a real estate development and management company. They are landlord for a number of interesting commercial properties. They are looking for a driven individual to join their team as a Commercial Property Accountant.

The Commercial Property Accountant will work to ensure that all tenant/client matters are dealt with to the highest level of service. The role requires previous property accounting experience, ideally with commercial properties but not mandatory. The role will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work on a number of interesting responsibilities like financial preparation, CAM and property tax recoveries, and dealing with all accounting/financial matters.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage financial categories in relation to account invoicing, maintenance contract negotiation and preparation
  • Handle financial records and ledgers for commercial/retail properties
  • Preparation of financial statements (monthly and annually) for the reviewing by senior management
  • Work closely to ensure effective accounting/financial controls and procedures are being followed
  • Oversee all accounting categories including A/P, A/R, revenue, accounting, general ledger, financial statement preparation and analysis, information preparation, budgeting, forecasting and planning for commercial/retail properties
  • Oversee the full compliance of GAAP and ASPE policies and practices being maintained
  • Work with senior management and consultants to improve financial controls
  • Develop annual operating budgets
  • Manage cash flow and keep senior management fully informed with operational results
  • Preparation of letters for tenants, consultants, clients and senior management
  • Oversee purchase and sale related agreements to new or prospective commercial/retail properties
  • Manage seller/purchaser obligations to ensure compliance
  • Other ad hoc duties

 

Requirements:

  • Some experience in property accounting would be nice
  • Minimum 2 years of property accounting experience
  • Superior oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively work in a group setting and independently
  • Excellent analytical skills

 

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.

 

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.

Acquisitions Manager
Toronto, Ontario (hybrid)
$110,000-$140,000 base plus bonus

Posted April 29,2022.

The company is one of the most innovative and fastest growing companies in the industry. They are currently accepting applications for the role of Acquisitions Manager for the corporate office located in Toronto, ON. This is a place where individuals are respected and growth is encouraged and fostered. The Acquisitions Manager will have the opportunity to step up and play an important role in the development of multiple high rises and low-rise acquisitions in the GTA.

The role of the Acquisitions Manager will handle and support the intricate operations and executions of acquisitions within the GTA. The manager will be responsible for managing and identifying all new and existing acquisition developments/opportunities. The role also includes being accountable for liaising with real estate agents and property owners, conducting site identifications and reviews, handling necessary research of sites (including but not limited to transactional, sales, planning and marketing), liaising with various internal divisions and third-party consultants, working with budgets and schedules, reporting to executive teams, partners, managers and assisting with other duties as requested by management in Acquisitions, Development, Finance, Construction, Sales & Marketing.

Responsibilities

  • Manage property and land acquisitions, initial site identifications/analysis, concept plans, market research, and pro forma financials
  • Negotiate residential development acquisitions in the GTA
  • Manage third-party consultants and review/summarize proposals, reports, plans, and legal documents
  • Liaise with internal departments to ensure accuracy of financial/non-financial input
  • Tracks new opportunities and owns acquisition documents in the pipeline
  • Accurately prepare internal and external meeting agendas
  • Assist with general administration and track project deadlines and progress

 

Requirements

  • University degree in business, finance, and/or accounting. MBA and/or CFA a plus.
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience including internships & co-op in residential real estate development
  • Demonstrated ability with financial and quantitative analysis, emphasis on financial modeling, development of pro forma budget and schedule
  • Proficient within Microsoft Office, including Excel
  • Good understanding of core development and construction concepts
  • Strong communication skills – written and oral

 

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.

 

 

Property Accounting Manager
Toronto, Ontario (hybrid)
Competitive salary with great bonus and benefits

Posted April 29,2022.

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 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
Downtown Toronto, Ontario
Competitive base plus bonus, 3 weeks of vacation and benefits

Posted on April 29, 2022.

Our client is a growing company with their head office downtown Toronto. The CFO 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 very positive work environment. The Senior Project Accountant will handle the preparation of monthly cash calls and draws, maintain multiple project budgets, and full cycle accounting for the various projects under the development team.

The plan is to have this individual eventually move up to oversee the whole development accounting function of the group of companies as a controller. If you’re looking for a role where you will be exposed to more than just accounting, apply now!

Responsibilities:
• Prepare and process cash calls, assist in cash flow analysis.
• Record, and reconcile project capital to ensure sufficient project liquidity, and prepare bank reconciliations.
• Prepare monthly construction draw packages and assess costs incurred to budget.
• Record journal entries, maintain and reconcile general ledger, and job cost reports.
• Work with AP to ensure accurate and timely weekly accounts payable processing for projects.
• Maintain a working paper file for each project including support for GL balances and actual vs budget analysis.
• Perform timely month-end close and ensure all pertinent transactions, including setting up monthly accruals, are recorded.
• Assist in preparation of quarterly financial reporting packages to senior management and external business partners.
• Provide support to the audit and tax teams, respond to queries.
• Support team members and other departments as required.

Requirements:
• Post-secondary education with a specialty in Accounting, Business or Finance
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in project accounting
• 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 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 Financial Analyst 
Downtown Toronto, ON
$80,000-$90,000 base plus bonus and company paid benefits 

Posted April 29,2022.

 Our client is a Toronto-based real estate company looking to find a Senior Financial Analyst who will work on 50% accounting duties and 50% finance and operational duties. This is a brand-new position due to growth of the business and team. The Senior Financial Analyst will report to the Senior Manager of Finance and will be responsible for dealing with construction progress draws on a monthly basis.

This individual will work with multiple high-profile projects in Toronto in various stages of construction, while coordinating with the accounting department to ensure that packages are prepared accurately and in a timely manner. You will assist with monthly accounting procedures, site office organization and operational support. An exciting part of this role will be assisting with the development and maintenance of new EXCEL-based tools to support general construction management.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize budget tools and other tools to aid with positive budget outcomes for projects.
  • Maintain strong cost accounting controls through budget transfers, change orders, awards, settlements, etc.
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with each project’s site staff, the accounting department and various trade billing departments.
  • Analyze trends and historical data for budgeting / operational purposes.
  • Assist with developing site office operating procedures and protocols, specific to accounting and document control.
  • Assist with approvals workflow to ensure timely review / approval of documents.
  • Assist with preparation of month-end reports and reconciliations for construction management subsidiary companies.
  • Conduct a detailed review of invoices each month with the Project Manager and receive their sign off.
  • Coordinate and work closely with the accounting department to ensure invoices are processed and cheques cut in time for monthly budget meeting.
  • Process invoices to ensure all necessary paperwork is received and all internal processes are followed.
  • Attend all monthly progress draw and cheque signing meetings
  • If requested, draft memos and covering letters
  • This position is to be involved in the project closeout process, obtaining close out documentation from the trades and producing close out forms for review and sign off.
  • Cost sharing rules – Certain projects will require you to become an expert on cost sharing rules by understanding which trades are affected and how they are applied. You will ensure all cost sharing rules are applied correctly and reflected in the schedule of values on the trade invoices.

Requirements:

  • CPA designation
  • Current or previous audit firm experience
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint, with good typing speed
  • Enjoys a fast-paced environment and is highly professional, with excellent attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work outside of core hours when business needs dictate.
  • Open and adaptable to providing all types of support to the office and fellow team members as required
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to present information in a clear manner
  • Self-starter attitude with an ability to work in a small office environment without constant guidance and direction
  • Strong organizational and planning skills with prioritizing and multi-tasking abilities to meet time sensitive deadlines

 

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

Downtown Toronto – hybrid role (flexible work culture)

$90,000 – $95,000 base plus bonus

Posted on August 25, 2022.

Our client is one of Canada’s leading developers known for their widely recognized high-design urban developments in North America. They are looking for a Senior Project Accountant to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work for an organization that delivers a flexible work culture – both with days in the office and start/end time.

The successful candidate will be a responsible for the project reporting and accounting of high-rise residential communities in Mississauga, but the head office is in downtown Toronto (short walk from Union). You should come with previous or current experience working in a similar role.

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

  • Overseeing the full accounting cycle for all projects
  • Ensure maintenance of financial records and accounting reports
  • Update AP/AR entries and ensure accounting system is updated with the properly coded invoices/sales
  • Preparation and submission of financial monthly draws
  • Communicate with development team to ensure costs are in line with budget
  • Review cash flow activities
  • Assisting with audits and year-end working files
  • Communicate with project managers to have workflow done in a timely manner
  • Analysis and other reconciliations
  • Preparation of interim and also the final closing statements

Requirements:

  • 3+ years in a full-cycle real estate accounting position
  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Impeccable communication and relationship building skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and have a keen eye for detail
  • Ability to work independently with a self-starter attitude

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

Manager of Corporate Accounting

Downtown Toronto – hybrid role

$100,000 – $110,000 base plus bonus and generous benefits

Posted on August 24, 2022.

Our client is a purpose-based organization that develops residential properties in North America. They are looking for a Manager of Corporate Accounting 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 responsible for the oversight of corporate financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting and treasury. You should come with previous or current experience working in an accounting firm.

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

  • Supporting projects surrounding the corporate accounting and development accounting
  • Key lead in quarterly and annually budgeting and forecasting
  • Handle treasury functions
  • Prepare quarterly board reports
  • Liaise with auditors and communicate with development staff for tax returns/financial audits
  • Oversee accuracy of internal controls and accounting procedures through documentation
  • Review processes for efficiency of operations and reporting
  • Provide necessary leadership, guidance to corporate finance team
  • Ad hoc duties as required

Requirements:

  • CPA designated coupled with degree
  • Experience in full cycle accounting and ideally previous experience in public accounting
  • Impeccable communication and relationship building skills – both written and verbal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to manage stressful situations and provide guidance to team members
  • 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

 

Accountant

Brampton – 5 days per week on site

$60,000 – $65,000, 2 weeks of vacation, plus great benefits

Posted on August 23, 2022.

Our client is a growing company with headquarters in Brampton. They are looking for an Accountant to join the team on a full-time basis. This position offers an opportunity to work in a fast-paced role while handling general accounting, balance sheet reconciliations, financial statement preparation, internal controls, and working with Sales and Operations on productivity.

The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to move up to manager within the next few years.

If you have the necessary accounting background, this could be an opportunity for you. In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Handle balance sheet accounts
  • Perform monthly balance sheet analyses and reconciliations
  • Prepare working papers and handle undeposited funds
  • Reconcile supplier clearing accounts and follow up O/S balance
  • Handle the processing of monthly bottle deposits
  • Handle tax filing and journal entries
  • Manage inventory audit and support inventory counts
  • Handle financial accounting cycle
  • Oversee accounting cycle for AP/AR and intercompany transactions
  • Prepare annual working paper files and year-end audit
  • Communicate and work with finance department
  • Advise on technical accounting guidance
  • Improve and assist in process improvements
  • Ad hoc duties as requires

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of experience in general accounting roles
  • BA or BS in Accounting, Finance, or Business Management
  • Balance sheet reconciliations on the GL
  • Understanding of ERP Software
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-setting
  • Ability to work towards improving processes/systems
  • 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 you’re interested, email your resume to elan@winchesters.ca

Office Manager

Aurora, Ontario

$50,000-$55,000 base

Posted on July 21, 2022.

Our client is a full-service real estate, property and asset management company looking for an Officer Manager to join the team and work in their Aurora office. This position will provide the exciting opportunity to be responsible for supporting the General Manager and management team on site, as well as the accounting department at the Support Office.

If you are an individual looking to find a new role that involves managerial duties, this could be the right fit for you. In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Enter all AP invoices in YARDI – ensure all approval and coding processes are followed
    • Reconcile petty cash and credit card statement
    • Set-up new vendors in YARDI
    • Calculate monthly billing for residents (recurring monthly charges and ancillary charges) and
    process charges in Yardi
    • Prepare, distribute/mail monthly resident statement
    • Process resident payments and apply them to resident accounts in YARDI
    • Prepare move-out calculations, ensuring all forms are complete and accurate
    • Maintain resident files
    • Prepare resident rent increase calculations and letters
    • Respond to resident and family billing inquiries.
    • Assist in preparing payroll – entering payroll information in Ceridian system.
    • Attend to reception desk (1-2 days per week)
    • Prepare reports required by head office for month end closing
    • Other relevant duties as required

 

Requirement include the following:

  • University or College certificate or diploma in accounting with minimum 1-2 years’ experience
    • Experience in the Seniors housing or residential real estate industries considered an asset
    • Experience using Yardi Voyage would be an asset
    • Experience with AP processing
    • Intermediate to advance excel skills
    • Good Microsoft Office skills
    • Excellent English language communication abilities, both written and verbal
    • Superior attention to detail
    • Excellent 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 elan@winchesters.ca

 

 

 

Corporate Accountant

London, Ontario

$70,000-$80,000 base plus excellent benefits

Posted on July 21, 2022.

Our client is a successful Canadian based, real estate company looking for an experienced Corporate Accountant to join the team and work at their London, Ontario head office. This position offers excellent benefits and amazing work perks on the job.

If you are an individual with 3-5 years of experience in an accounting role demonstrating a progressive level of responsibility with the desire to join a collaborative and committed team, this could be an exciting opportunity for you. In the role, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Maintenance of books of accounts for multiple related entities while continuously improving financial reporting
  • Maintain an accurate and complete trail of supporting documentation for all financial accounting activities
  • Assist in oversight for the invoice payment processes
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for CFO and COO
  • Maintain year-end working papers and assist with preparation for any audits or independent reviews
  • Review monthly bank and key account reconciliations
  • Assist in the creation of reporting, for statistical and accounting information analysis to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget, and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the organization
  • Assist in maintaining policy and procedure documentation for complex financial and accounting issues
  • Maintain current knowledge of IFRS and Accounting for Private Enterprises changes and impacts on the organization’s books of account
  • Assist with the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts including high rise and residential construction budgets
  • Assist in compiling and submitting monthly draws on construction financing
  • Assist the Controllers and CFO with special projects
  • Other ad hoc duties and projects as necessary

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • 3-5 years of experience in an accounting role demonstrating a progressive level of responsibility
  • Hold their CPA designation, preferred
  • Experience working with multiple companies and multiple divisions
  • Expert attention to detail
  • Creatively solve problems, bringing forward innovative solutions
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with interdisciplinary team
  • Intermediate knowledge level of excel
  • Experience with Sage 300 or similar ERP platform, preferred

Work Perks include:

  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Free parking
  • Benefits
  • Company social events
  • Casual dress code

 

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 Accountant / Assistant Controller

$60,000.00-$70,000.00 per year plus bonus and excellent benefits

Located in Cambridge – onsite position with future opportunities of hybrid

Posted on July 20, 2022.

Reporting to the Controller & General Manager, the Assistant Controller will be a hands-on individual who manages full cycle accounting from source document processing all the way through to financial statement and supporting schedule preparation and analysis. The Assistant Controller will have a thorough understanding of the day-to-day operations; provide critical analysis and support all aspects of the operation. The Assistant Controller will also be responsible for the operation and administration of the company’s front office. The Assistant Controller must actively collaborate with all functions across the company.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the timely completion of transactions and reporting all financial information to divisional management and Controller
  • Run hourly payroll
  • Lead the monthly accounting cycle, executing regular reporting and month-end closing procedures
  • Ensure financials are accurately stated while ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Controlling and improving all cost accounting functions within the company, providing job level analysis to management and working as a partner to understand what the data means and taking corrective actions encouraging growth
  • Managing all risk and ensuring proper and effective control processes are in place at all times.
  • Accounts Receivable, Cash and Banking, Fixed Assets, Inventories, and Purchase Order usage
  • Ensure compliance with all Corporate Policies and that timely communication and quality reporting occur. Provide quality insights based on financial data and participate in the process of communicating and using that data to grow the company
  • Liaise with Corporate Office to ensure accounting and reporting standards are implemented locally

Necessary Qualifications and Skills:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a full-cycle accounting role
  • College or University Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting and financial processes from source document processing to period close and generation of financials
  • Strong communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong Technical abilities, able to quickly learn and adapt to new systems
  • Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Office suite

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.

Property Accountant

North York, ON – near Yonge/Finch and 5 days per week onsite

$50,000-$55,000 plus 2 weeks of vacation, solid benefits after passing 3-month probation

Posted on July 19, 2022.

Our client is a full-service real estate investment, property and asset management company. They focus on the acquisition, development and management of specific types of communities. From new builds to redevelopment and expansion, the company has a vast portfolio of projects either currently under development or completed throughout the GTA.

We are looking to hire a Property Accountant (Junior Accountant). The Property Accountant is responsible for supporting the overall strategy of the accounting department. Reporting to the Manager – Accounting and Financial Analysis, the role will support the accounting department in all areas of accounting functions. The Manager is CPA designated and this is a company that supports individuals pursuing their CPA. They will even help with tuition reimbursement.

Responsibilities

  • Full cycle accounting for operating retirement homes
  • Post AP batches and perform weekly cheque runs.
  • Review resident billing files and post charges in Yardi Voyager.
  • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts and produce monthly financial statements
  • Maintain balance sheet and income statement support schedules
  • Use budgets and forecast to analyze financial variances and trends
  • Ensure all recurring, monthly and quarterly journal entries are completed including payroll, accruals and prepaids.
  • Ensure all revenue and expense are recorded accurately and timely
  • Analyze general ledger details and ensure accuracy of record
  • Assist with budget preparation and reforecast.
  • Reconcile banks and credit cards account monthly.
  • Complete Month end process
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements:

  • Must have an accounting certificate or diploma in accounting with minimum 1-2 years’ experience.
  • Experience preparing monthly financial statements and AP processing would be considered assets
  • Good Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent English language communication abilities, both written and verbal
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Excellent team player

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.

Accounts Payable Clerk (6-month contract)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

$60,000 and $65,000 salary

Posted on July 19, 2022.

This organization is a real estate and construction company looking for an individual to join their team as an Accounts Payable Clerk. The individual must have a solid understanding of accounts payable with at least a few years of experience in the role.

This opportunity comes with great benefits and the experience of working at a company that values teamwork. The Accounts Payable Clerk will handle accounting related duties in accordance with company procedures.

Responsibilities

 

  • Sorting of invoices
  • Checking calculations & prices
  • Receive and verify invoices against contract for goods and services
  • Matching, coding and entering of invoices in Jonas
  • Process the weekly cheque runs, including attaching backup (invoice, packing slip & receiving report) for each cheque and mailing
  • Liaison with multiple department
  • Reviewing receipts Re: Employee reimbursements – track expenses and process expense reports
  • Monitor accounts payable to ensure payments are up-to-date.
  • Maintain and produce monthly reports – list of unreleased cheques & A/P Aging Report
  • Manage correspondence & respond to vendor queries and maintain vendor rapport
  • Perform AP reconciliations as required, reviewing account histories with vendors
  • Problem solving skills to include researching and resolving accounts payable discrepancies and issues.
  • Ad hoc projects as assigned

 

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • A solid understanding and knowledge of accounting principles and bookkeeping processes
  • Strong organizational, planning, communication, and time management skills
  • Intermediate computer skills which include all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Experience with Jonas will be an asset
  • Experience with the Construction Act and Prompt Payment Legislation is considered an asset

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.

Payroll Accountant

Mississauga, Ontario (hybrid)

$70,000-$80,000 base, bonus and benefits

Posted July 18, 2022.

 

Our client is an real estate company in Mississauga, Ontario. They are looking for a motivated Payroll Accountant to join the finance team. This opportunity will be an exciting role for someone to join a dynamic team within a company that prides itself on respect and having a positive work culture.

The Payroll Accountant will perform full cycle payroll processing duties along with some other ones. This company has an unmatched culture, very respectful and people-focused.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting Human Resource team to assist with new employees, terminations, and leaves of absence in ADP Workforce Now system
  • Prepare and process payroll of employees (hourly, salary, and unionized employees)
  • Deal with year-end payroll processing/reporting
  • Ensure compliance and oversee payroll legislation
  • Reporting and calculating of taxable benefits
  • Responsible for handling payouts for employee terminations
  • Manage recording of payroll inquiries
  • Assist finance team with accounting tasks
  • Communicate to management concerning Ad hoc payroll reports
  • Ensure confidentiality of all information and financial data throughout company

 

Requirements:

  • Accounting diploma or degree
  • Payroll compliance practitioner designation would be considered an asset
  • Comfortable with ADP (Workforce Now)
  • Intermediate excel skills
  • Knowledge of employee standards/group benefits
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong customer service skills

 

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.

Accounts Payable Clerk
Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
$50,000 and $60,000 plus benefits and 3 weeks vacation

Posted on June 10, 2022.

This organization is a real estate and construction company looking for an individual to join their team as an Accounts Payable Clerk. The individual must have a solid understanding of accounts payable with at least a few years of experience in the role.

This opportunity comes with great benefits and the experience of working at a company that values teamwork. The Accounts Payable Clerk will handle accounting related duties in accordance with company procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of purchase orders/change orders in accordance with company procedures.
  • Ensure the preparation of purchase orders/change orders in compliance with company procedures
  • Assist with processing of invoices, proper G/L coding and date/accounting period recognition
  • Reconciliation of credit card statements, expenses used in office, and insurance payments, etc.
  • Prepare scheduled cheque runs from approved payment list, subsequent disbursement of payments and also record storage
  • Investigation of any discrepancies against vendor statements while handling vendor account reconciliation
  • Assist trade vendors and consultants concerning invoices and payment status
  • Ensure annual CAM reconciliations for commercial properties is dealt with
  • Assist with other general accounting duties as necessary

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • A solid understanding and knowledge of accounting principles and bookkeeping processes
  • Strong organizational, planning, communication, and time management skills
  • Intermediate computer skills which include all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Experience with Sage 300 CRE Construction and Real Estate is considered an asset
  • Experience with the Construction Act and Prompt Payment Legislation is considered an asset

 

 

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.

 

VP Asset Management

$170,000 – $200,000 base plus bonus

Toronto – 3 days per week in office

Posted on August 10, 2022.

Our client is a reputable Toronto-based investment firm. They are looking to hire a motivated VP of Asset Management to join the growing team. This position will offer the unique opportunity to contribute to the company’s successful Development Portfolio. Individuals with development investments experience will be given preference.

As a VP of Asset Management, you will be responsible for managing the asset management and financing team and take a leadership role in projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and execution of strategies in the department
  • Establish financial strategies for each project while monitoring all debt and equity arrangements
  • Monitor market changes to provide feedback on risks and returns
  • Collaborate with the team while taking a leadership role in the asset management team
  • Understand current market trends and understand the impact of them
  • Full asset management responsibilities
  • Monitor the performance of the portfolio
  • Develop processes to improve productivity
  • Liaise with external and internal parties
  • Oversee preparation of financial analysis reports for senior management and other key stakeholders
  • Investor reporting

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in real estate development
  • Bachelor degree in real estate, finance , economics or another related field
  • MBA, CFA considered an asset
  • Ability to work on multiple financing projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills within the industry
  • Results-oriented individual with a keen eye for detail
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing dynamic

 

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 Accounting Supervisor
Mississauga, ON
$90,000-$120,000 base plus bonus

Posted May 9, 2022.

Our client is a real estate development company looking for a Project Accounting Supervisor to join their Mississauga team. This is a new position, looking to find someone who has knowledge of accounting practices of real estate development.

The Project Accounting Supervisor will oversee the full cycle project accounting, work with Financial Analysts to review budgets, assist with audit inquiries, and supervise a team of 2-3 accounting clerks. The candidate will have to be able to work 5 days in the office located in Mississauga with a bit of flexibility.

Our client offers an extremely positive work environment and values personal and professional growth. As a real estate company focused on building vibrant residential communities in Ontario, the Project Accounting Supervisor will enjoy being a part of an exciting work environment that is really focused on a fantastic product and services.

Responsibilities
  • Oversee full cycle project accounting, A/Ps, A/Rs, bank reconciliations
  • Work alongside with Financial Analyst to review budgeting
  • Supervising team of 2-3 accounting clerks
  • Provide monthly bank reporting packages
  • Prepare LC requests for the bank when required by development teams
  • Direct, monitor and manage LC cancellations and debt discharges
  • Have quarter-end and year-end papers ready for reviewal by Director of Accounting
  • Prepare HST returns and help with audit inquiries
  • Ensure monthly funding requirements reports are ready and have monthly trial balances and job costing reports prepared
Qualifications
  • CPA Designation
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong working knowledge of accounting practices and their application in real estate
  • Strong experience job costing, budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis
  • Experience with Newstar enterprise is an asset
  • Experienced with computer skills, emphasis on Excel
How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email your resume in confidence to elan@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.

Bookkeeper

Mid-town Toronto, ON – 3-4 days a week in the office

Competitive compensation package

Posted on September 7, 2022.

Our client is a real-estate company based in Canada. They are looking for a passionate 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 while being a key member in the business.

The successful candidate will be a responsible for providing timely and accurate management reporting for commercial and residential real estate.

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:

  • Handle day-to-day accounting duties including Accounts Receivable, booking journal entries, banking (including making deposits), reconciling bank accounts and preparation of HST returns;
  • Ensuring accuracy of tenant’s ledger and the timely resolution of receivable or billing differences;
  • Assist Property Management and other departments as requested with providing accurate/timely accounting information;
  • Liaise with property accountants or other counterparts in respect of various accounting, reporting, and property management activities;
  • Provide assistance in dealing with tenant enquiries;
  • Other projects as required.

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary accounting education or equivalent accounting qualification
  • Proficient in Excel, Microsoft Word, and accounting software packages
  • Good communication and relationship building skills – both written and verbal
  • Good attention to detail

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 email laikyn@winchesters.ca.

Senior Property Accountant

Toronto, ON – 3 days per week in the office

$70,000-$80,000 base plus bonus and benefits

Posted on March 28, 2022.

Our client is an established Real Estate Services Company that was established over 20 years ago to provide quality commercial, industrial, institution and condominium property management and construction services to building owners and corporations in the Greater Toronto Area. The company offers top-notch property management, accounting and construction services to its clients. What sets them apart from others in the industry is the focus on customer service for their owners, tenants and suite holders. Using technology as a cornerstone, our client is dedicated to growing the business through high levels of client satisfaction.

The head of accounting is looking to find a new Senior Property Accountant to support in day-to-day accounting responsibilities for the department. The Senior Property Accountant will be given the opportunity to work on junior, intermediate and more senior responsibilities like CAM/property tax recoveries, monthly reporting, HST remittances, and more. The successful applicant will be a self-starter, responsible and confident individual who possesses a positive attitude, excellent time management and organizational skills, who can rise to and meet challenges, and adhere to strict deadlines. They will be a strong team player, have an eye for detail and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

There is huge growth potential with this real estate company, so don’t wait any longer to apply!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Full cycle accounts payable: setting up vendors, inputting invoices, coordinating the signing process, communicating with vendors, etc.
  • Accounts receivable: entering deposits, inputting charge back revenues when given the numbers, following up on outstanding receivables, etc.
  • Provide accruals for month end
  • Maintain and revise rent rolls when needed
  • Eventually CAM / property tax recoveries
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Account reconciliations
  • Assist with month-end
  • Ensure accounting policies and procedures are followed
  • Assist with the preparation of annual audit working papers and liaising with external auditors
  • Some office administration
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

 

Requirements:

  • 2 years of related accounting experience minimum
  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Accounting, Business, or Finance
  • Preference will be given to individuals who have some real estate accounting experience
  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail
  • Logical and detail-oriented
  • Organized and willing to do more than what is on the job description
  • Strong with EXCEL
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

The successful applicant will be a self-starter, responsible and confident individual who possesses high energy, excellent time management and organization skills. They will be a strong team player and welcome the opportunities to “roll up their sleeves” and “think outside the box”. Superior verbal and written communication skills are essential in this position.

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.

Property Accountant
Toronto, Ontario
$65,000-$75,000 base plus bonus and pension, great benefits

Posted on December 16, 2021.

Our client is an organization where you join, grow, and stay for a while. People are tenured and they typically promote from within as they continue to grow. If you’re in property accounting at a junior/intermediate or senior level and can work in a hybrid set up in downtown Toronto, this is the role for you!

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

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

Responsibilities

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

Responsibilities

  • College diploma or University degree and preferably pursuing a designation (CPA, CGA, CMA)
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in Property Accounting for office or retail portfolios
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced MS EXCEL skills and proficient with MS Word and Outlook
  • Experience with the integration of all accounting related activities on property acquisitions

How To Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Elan Van Wyck (elan@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.

Property Accountant
Downtown Toronto, Ontario (hybrid)
$65,000-$70,000 base plus 10% bonus

Posted March 31, 2022

This is a growing real estate company involved in property management and development. This is a workplace where individuals are offered tremendous opportunities to grow within a company that encourages and provides the tools necessary to excel. They are currently accepting applications for the role of a Property Accountant for the corporate office located in downtown Toronto, Ontario.

The role of the Property Accountant will be to oversee the portfolio of retail and commercial properties.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and manage monthly reports, budgets, and necessary documentations for managerial review.
  • Prepare yearly CAM and tax reconciliations.
  • Provide bank reconciliations.
  • Prepare post month end journal entries. (Accruals, Amortizations, ETC)
  • Provide information necessary for monthly management and admin fee billings.
  • Provide information for leasing commissions and billings for lease renewals.
  • Ensuring tenant and property management queries are handled.

Requirements

  • Post secondary education, specialty in accounting education.
  • Professional designation (CPA, CA, CGA, CMA) actively pursued or completed is a requirement.
  • 3 years of experience in property accounting.
  • Knowledge of Yardi considered an asset.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Flexibility to manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines.

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.

 

 

Project Accountant
Toronto, Ontario (hybrid)
$75,000-$85,000 base plus bonus

posted on March 30, 2022.

The company is one of the best performing residential developers in the GTA. With its strong upward growth, it is no surprise they are also one of the fastest growing businesses in the industry as well. They are currently accepting applications for the role of Project Accountant for the corporate office located in Toronto, Ontario. This is a place where individuals are offered tremendous opportunities to grow and improve.

The role of the Project Accountant will be to manage the monthly accounting and reporting cycle for residential and condominium projects. The Project Accountant will be responsible for supporting project management with financial analysis or other information related tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and manage reports, budgets, and transfers.
  • Develop accurate financial analysis.
  • Perform monthly bank and HST reconciliations, also ensuring the timely submission of HST filings.
  • Liaise with cost consultants and lenders to ensure monthly reports are up-to-date and accurate.
  • Prepare SOA and Final Closing trackers.
  • Analyze project costs and prepare funding schedules.
  • Ensure monthly construction billing packages are accurate.
  • Prepare year-end financial reports.

Requirements

  • Post secondary education, specialty in Accounting or Business Administration.
  • CPA actively pursued or completed.
  • 2 years of experience in a similar role. Real estate role with experience in developmental projects considered an asset.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong communication skills – written and oral.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Flexibility to manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines.

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.

Head of Finance
North GTA
$150,000-$170,000 base plus bonus

Posted April 8,2022.

The company is a private international family office. This mission-based work places importance on solving some of the world’s environmental challenges through its socially responsible products and services. They are currently accepting applications for the role of Head of Finance for the corporate office located in North GTA. This is a place where individuals will strive towards a greater cause while working in a role of great significance for the company.

The Head of Finance will work directly with the Founder to manage and implement both business and financial operations of the subsidiary companies. The role includes being highly experienced in building and managing efficient teams. The responsibilities range from financial preparation, business operations, investor management, HR and more.

Responsibilities

  • Own budgeting, reporting, banking, auditing, cash management, and tax.
  • Board reporting.
  • Preparation and circulation of financial statements (monthly, quarterly, and annually).
  • Handle financial models for forecasting, budgeting, and planning.
  • Manage cash flow planning and investments.
  • Contribute to the analysis of solving business problems to scale operations and assist in any growth.
  • Follow legal compliance on financial operations while having a clear understanding of liabilities and risk management.
  • Manage legal documents and the oversight of HR.
  • Work closely with external parties such as vendors, suppliers, consultants, tax accountants and tax authorities.
  • Accurately and safely manage accounting records to reduce risks.
  • Oversee the management of business and financial operations under an HR lens.
  • Ensure employee payroll, benefit packages, and compensation is managed.
  • Handle the billing of customers, purchasing, expenses, and AR/AP.

 

Requirements

  • University degree
  • CPA required
  • 6+ years of experience in accounting and finance
  • Experience managing relationships with different external consultants – tax, legal, etc.
  • Understanding of Canadian and US financial requirements/regulations
  • US GAAP and ASPE/IFRS
  • Excellent analytical skills

 

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.

Junior Accountant
Kitchener, Ontario (fully remote)
$50,000-$55,000 plus vacation and good benefits

Posted April 29, 2022.

This real estate organization is a growing yet stable company with a head office in Kitchener. They are currently accepting applications for the newly created position of Junior Accountant – fully remote.

The role of the Junior Accountant provides overall support for the Finance/Accounting team in a fast-paced, multi-company environment. We are looking for individuals who have 6 months to 2 years of accounting experience with a focus on accounts payable. This role will offer someone good work/life balance and a fully remote work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Proactively and accurately manage project payables and receivables
  • Process bill payments, while ensuring accurate coding and timely approvals
  • Monitor the accuracy of monthly billing and ensure payment is received in a timely manner
  • Process vendor payments, including cheques, EFT’s, and wires
  • Issue, track and manage purchase orders for multiple corporate entities and development projects
  • Manage pre-authorized payments
  • Reconciliation of bank, credit card and GL accounts.
  • Reconciliation of intercompany accounts and transactions
  • Manage correspondence and respond to vendor queries
  • Create new vendors in the system and collect all relevant documentation in a timely manner
  • Manage vendor details and documentation in a timely and accurate manner
  • Manage and monitor the general office inbox, and file support documentation in the shared drive accordingly
  • Provide support documentation to internal stakeholders as required
  • Provide support on reporting requirements, and distribute reporting to internal stakeholders
  • Assist with miscellaneous projects and requests from both internal and external stakeholders

 Requirements

  • Minimum of 1-2 years accounting experience in a similar role, preferably with exposure to Construction or Real Estate Development
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to continuous learning
  • Detailed-oriented, while dedicated to working with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency
  • Organized with excellent time management skills
  • Self-motivated with ability to take initiative and identify continuous process improvements
  • Strong verbal and written communication abilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Experience with QuickBooks is considered an asset

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.

Accounting Administrator
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada – 5 days per week in the office
$55,000-$65,000 base, full benefits and vacation

Posted April 29,2022.

Great established business in Cambridge, ON that is going through some positive growth is looking to find a new accounting administrator for this newly created role in the team. This role reports to an experienced Controller.

Our client, is a stable and growing company that is looking for an accounting administrator to work at the Cambridge head office five days per week. This job will allow a person to be a hands-on individual who manages full cycle accounting all the way through to financial statement preparation support. You will also deal with day-to-day operations and administration in the office, so you should be open to taking on responsibilities beyond just accounting. You will be responsible for the operational and administration of the front office and would actively collaborate with all interdepartmental cross functioning team members.

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the timely completion of transactions and reporting all financial information to divisional management and Controller
  • Run hourly payroll
  • Lead the monthly accounting cycle, executing regular reporting and month-end closing procedures
  • Ensure financials are accurately stated while ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Company’s Accounting manual and procedures
  • Controlling and improving all cost accounting functions within the company, providing job level analysis to management and working as a partner to understand what the data means and taking corrective actions encouraging growth
  • Managing all risk and ensuring proper and effective control processes are in place at all times. This includes but is not limited to: Accounts Receivable, Cash and Banking, Fixed Assets, Inventories, and Purchase Order usage
  • Ensure compliance with all Corporate Policies and that timely communication and quality reporting occur. Provide quality insights based on financial data and participate in the process of communicating and using that data to grow the company
  • Liaise with Corporate Office to ensure accounting and reporting standards are implemented locally

 Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a full-cycle accounting role
  • College or University Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance.
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting and financial processes from source document processing to period close and generation of financials
  • Strong communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong technical abilities, able to quickly learn and adapt to new systems
  • Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Office suite
  • Able to multi-task, meet strict deadlines, and solve problems
  • A self-starter with strong attention to detail and flexibility to adapt to change in procedures and duties

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.

 

Project Accountant
Toronto, Ontario
$70,000-$85,000 plus excellent benefits

Posted on April 29,2022.

Our client is a growing Real Estate company in mid-town Toronto. They are looking for a strong Accountant to join the dynamic and growing accounting team. Previous real estate accounting experience is a nice to have, but the real focus of this role is to prepare working papers and draft financial statements for the controller’s review.

The Project Accountant will report directly to the Controller and deal with accounting for both income-producing properties and accounting for development projects. This position is a very unique role giving the successful candidate the opportunity to have a great amount of autonomy while working in a company that really values work/life balance. This employer will require the Project Accountant to be in the office 5 days per week.

Responsibilities:

  • Handle full-cycle accounting for a real estate portfolio of income producing properties that are pre-development
  • Have full involvement, responsibility, and accountability for the portfolio, includes all monthly, quarterly, and annually financials
  • Reconciliation and understanding of all balance sheet accounts, produce monthly financial statements and supplementary reporting
  • Track capital expenditures against budget
  • Monitor cash positions and anticipate future cash deficiencies
  • Monitor and review monthly receivables for accuracy, adjustments/corrections
  • Monthly bank reconciliations including follow up and correction of outstanding items
  • Responsible for completing accounting portion of assigned property budgets
  • Assist in tenant lease set up and monthly rent roll review process
  • Assist in preparation of supporting working papers, documentations for year-end audit process and tax filing process
  • Develop and maintain accurate financial reports for internal and external stakeholders of the company’s projects, on a timely basis
  • Prepare and review monthly Job Cost reports, monitor current budgets and actual costs and propose budget transfers, when appropriate
  • Perform monthly bank and HST reconciliations and ensure HST filings are submitted on a timely basis, in accordance with CRA requirements
  • Liaise with cost consultants and lenders to ensure monthly project monitor reports are completed accurately and that the funding is issued on time
  • Monitor working capital balances, analyze project cost requirements and prepare funding schedules to be used when issuing capital calls to the partners
  • Review monthly construction progress billing packages, to ensure these are prepared accurately and that all the required statutory documents are included
  • Support internal teams with requested financial analysis on an ad-hoc basis;

 Requirements:

  • University degree
  • CPA Designation is a nice to have
  • 3+ years of accounting experience
  • Hands-on experience preparing working papers and drafting financial statements
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Working knowledge of EXCEL
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Positive and professional demeanor
  • Ability to work in the office five days per week

 

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 Development Accountant

Toronto, ON

Posted on April 29,2022.

Our client is a growing real estate company looking for a Senior Development Accountant to join their Toronto team. This is a new position, offering someone who has either been working in development accounting or project accounting, the opportunity to carve out a new position in the company.

 

The Senior Development Accountant will focus on project accounting, construction draws, planning, and dealing with internal/external stakeholders to ensure reporting flows well between accounting/finance and operations. The candidate will have the flexibility to work remotely, while spending some days at the client’s offices in Midtown Toronto.

 

Our client offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits and wellness programs. As an industry leader in real estate, the Senior Development Accountant will enjoy being a part of a progressive, world-class work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with the Finance Director and CFO in the design of the initial ownership structuring of projects and partnerships
  • Produce and continuously analyze cash flow projections for projects from conception to closing
  • Manage equity draws for project ownership entities, partnerships and joint ventures consistent with their respective legal structuring
  • Provide monthly financial analysis of projects and operations to the internal executive team with a goal to seek improvements and compliance with project/partnership goals 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
  • Conduct reconciliation of all project accounts and report to external accounting/auditing firms for month end, quarterly and year end filings
  • File monthly HST input tax credits on projects

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant work experience in the real estate development industry
  • Strong working knowledge of accounting principles, practices and their application in real estate
  • Strong skills and experience with Excel (i.e. modelling, data analysis, presentation)
  • Superb interpersonal skills, with abilities to clearly communicate technical concepts and best practices
  • Strong critical thinking skills with good attention to detail and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent team player with the ability to work independently

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email your resume in confidence to elan@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.

Property Accountant
Toronto, Ontario
$65,000-$75,000 base plus bonus, group retirement plan, and great benefits

Posted on April 29,2022.

Our client is an organization where you join, grow, and stay for a while. People are tenured and they typically promote from within as they continue to grow. If you’re in property accounting and live in Toronto, this is the role for you! They do 5 days per week in the office but are looking into more flexible options.

The team is looking for a property accountant who has some experience and wants to work as a commercial property accountant, coming with experience in residential, commercial, industrial, or retail portfolios.

This company has a great reputation and is growing so it’s a great time to join. The reason for the opening is because of growth of the portfolio. Also, this company is the one of the few property management companies that has solid work/life balance.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the full cycle day-to-day accounting which includes: recording transactions, accruals, reviewing accounts payable, completion of bank reconciliations, HST returns, and reconciliations of inter-company transactions and balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare CAM and Tax recoveries and reconciliations for properties.
  • Prepare monthly cash flow projections and cash distributions.
  • Review and generate monthly billings for tenants.
  • Liaise with property management, leasing and other departments pertaining to daily operations.
  • Oversee lease setup and create recovery models for newly acquired properties.
  • Month-end close procedures, including the preparation of monthly financial statements and financial reports, as well as monthly variance analysis and discussion to support budget overages and margin erosions for assigned properties.
  • Work with property management and other parties to prepare annual budgets and reforecasts.
  • Assist with year-end audit processes and quarterly reviews through the preparation of audit working papers.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements or efficiencies.
  • Other ad-hoc projects.

Responsibilities:

  • College diploma or University degree and preferably pursuing a designation (CPA, CGA, CMA)
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in Property Accounting for office or retail portfolios
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced MS EXCEL skills and proficient with MS Word and Outlook
  • Experience with the integration of all accounting related activities on property acquisitions

 

If you 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.

 

 

Accounts Payable Clerk
Mississauga, Ontario 
$50,000-$60,000 base plus bonus, excellent benefits

Posted May 5, 2022.

Our client is a full integrated real estate company in Mississauga, Ontario. They are currently accepting applications for the role of Accounts Payable Clerk. This is part of an established accounting team that values good work/life balance, treating employees fairly and compassionately and it’s the type of position where you may be able to gain experience in other accounting areas in the future. If you have great accounts payable experience ideally from the construction or real estate development sector, apply now!

Responsibilities

  • Match invoices to supporting documentation (contracts, PO’s, packing slips, etc.) and agree terms and check for appropriate authorization
  • Resolve all discrepancies that may occur during verification process by maintaining contacts with suppliers and internal contacts
  • Obtain the necessary authorizations
  • Liaise with external suppliers and internal departments as required to resolve issues
  • Process construction project invoices, phone bills, commission invoices, Esso bill,407 ETR, building permit payment and cheque requisitions
  • Produce and review cheques, matching backup and preparing package for cheque signing
  • Investigate issues on a timely basis and resolving as appropriate
  • Reconcile accounts as necessary
  • Payroll processing and inputs for roughly 15 salary employees and 5 hourly employees in total
  • Calculate WSIB, union remittances and EHT
  • Issue ROEs and set up new employees into the system
  • Liaise with Accounting Dept. to respond to questions and retrieval of information
  • Develop and document standard operating procedures
  • Suggest and make recommendations for process improvements
  • Responsibilities and essential functions may be modified at any time depending on business needs

Requirements

  • Diploma or university degree
  • A minimum of 2 years in accounts payable
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to prioritize tasks with a keen attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills – written and oral
  • A passion for accounts payable
  • Priority will be given to individuals coming with real estate and/or construction experience

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 Property Accountant
Concord, Ontario
$85,000-$95,000 plus great benefits

Posted May 5,2022.

Our client is an established and stable Real Estate company located in the Concord, Ontario. We are looking for a senior property accountant to handle property accounting and investment reporting for a number of companies that are owned by the President of the company. This role will also be involved with cash management activities and potentially some project accounting.

Reporting directly to the President, the Senior Property Accountant will have direct access to working with the owners of the different businesses. We are looking for a very trustworthy accountant due to the confidential nature of the work at hand. If you would like to join a very well-respected real estate company in Concord, apply now.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Review leases prepared by property manager and update in the leasing program ensuring accurate breakdown of rent, parking, and TMI
  • Prepare quarterly mortgage compliance reports for bank
  • Prepare year end reconciliations of TMI costs against recoveries from tenants
  • Prepare year end working papers for external accountants
  • Track investments in real estate properties and other projects
  • Monitor cash distributions and contributions
  • Prepare reports to owners
  • Cash management of bank accounts for rental properties, including cash receipts, bank reconciliations, wires, cash calls, and distributions
  • Billings to tenants and rent collections for a number of commercial properties
  • Perform treasury functions to ensure there is a sufficient cash balance amongst a number of corporate bank accounts
  • Prepare a weekly cash report of the changes in bank accounts and the ending cash positions
  • Prepare quarterly cash flow for the US properties, including projection of future distributions
  • Review real estate trade deals, including calculating commissions and billing the co-operating brokerage
  • Other duties as necessary

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration
  • CPA designation would be an asset but is not necessary
  • Expertise with commercial/residential property accounting
  • Payroll experience ideally with unionized and salaried staff
  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience
  • Experience using Newstar is not mandatory but definitely nice to have
  • Able to create and promote a positive and supportive working environment
  • Strong EXCEL skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

 

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.

Assistant Controller
North York, Toronto
$100,000-$120,000 base plus bonus

Posted May 9, 2022.

Our client is a long-standing real estate development company in North York. They are looking for a committed individual to join the growing and collaborative team as an Assistant Controller. This is a new role due to the growth of the company. If you’d like to join a work environment where creativity and team work is essential, they would love to hear from you!

The Assistant Controller will provide accounting in all areas of real estate development and assets under management. This position will allow the successful candidate to seek opportunities of growth while working for a company that really values respect and working together towards achieving desired results as a team.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of financial statements for multiple entities and working on year-end audits
  • Preparation of quarterly reports
  • Oversee all transactions
  • Cash management and forecasting
  • Communication with internal/external stakeholders from various departments/functions
  • Support in creation and implementation of standard processes and procedures
  • Reporting of Leasing income, Sales revenue, Operating expenses, and Construction costs are accurately stated in general ledger
  • Preparation of accounting reports based on general ledger for use by other team members
  • Provide impact to budget and variances after monitoring financial performance of Projects in Development
  • Familiarizing with project financing arrangements for Project in Development and the preparation of reporting to lenders
  • Assist in preparing reports for Assets under Management

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree specializing in business/commerce, real estate, or related discipline
  • CPA designation
  • 4 -10 years of experience in accounting/finance field
  • Experience in real estate, emphasis on land and housing development industry
  • Knowledge of accounting practices related to development, project financing and asset management
  • Advanced level computer skills, emphasis on Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to navigate internal/external relationships

 

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.

Director of Accounting
Mississauga, Ontario (on-site)
$140,000-$160,000 base plus bonus

Posted May 9, 2022.

Our client is a Real Estate development company in Mississauga. They are looking for an eager Director of Accounting to join the dynamic and growing accounting team. This is a new role due to the growth of the company. Previous experience managing an accounting team within a real estate organization is ideal.

The Director of Accounting will lead and provide support to a diverse accounting team with roles varying from a Corporate Controller to a Project Accountant and also Accounting clerks. This position is a very unique role giving the successful candidate the opportunity to have a great amount of leadership while working in a company that really values positivity and respect. This employer will require the Director of Accounting to be in the office located in Mississauga 5 days per week with a bit of flexibility.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading and supporting an accounting team
  • Have full involvement and assistance of developing, implementing, and monitoring accounting procedures
  • Work with VP of Finance to prepare quarterly financial reporting package
  • Assist in preparing corporate budgeting, forecasting and cash flow analysis
  • Approve and ensure accuracy of month-end, quarter-end and year-end closings
  • Review year-end financial package for external accountants
  • Reporting to senior management on financial reporting
  • Managing auditors and activities
  • Assist in preparation of financial reports
  • Managing the banking relationships
  • Communication with CRA and review HST filings
  • Ensure smooth co-ordination of all information and financial data throughout company

 Requirements:

  • CPA Designation
  • 5 – 7 years of experience with some spent as a supervisor
  • Knowledge of accounting practices related to land development and homebuilding
  • Advanced level computer skills, emphasis on Excel
  • Working knowledge of Newstar is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Positive and professional demeanor
  • Ability to work in the office five days per week

 

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.

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.

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.

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

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

Posted on June 14, 2022

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.

 

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.

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.

 

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.

 

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Procurement Specialist
North Toronto (Remote)
$80,000 – $50,000 (plus benefits)

Posted on January 21, 2022.

This giant CPG company is seeking an experienced Procurement specialist.  Ideally you will come from a CPG background and be used to a fast-paced environment.  A broad background will be ideal as this role will include purchasing a variety of goods and services from raw materials, to packaging to MRO.

You should have strong analytical skills, complemented by exceptional communication skills so you can support and advise your stakeholders.

This massive company offers great pay, benefits, flexibility and growth and development.  If you are a Purchasing professional with a CPG background, this could be the role for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years Purchasing experience in a fast-paced environment
  • 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.

Buyer
North Toronto (Remote)
$70,000 – $80,000 (plus benefits)

Posted on January 15, 2022.
We have a new role for an ambitious Purchasing professional to work for this dynamic global manufacturing company. You will be responsible for an approximate $70m spend on raw materials (mainly plastics) for the Canadian business, purchasing from vendors worldwide. In addition, you will be liaising with key stakeholders and advising them on all Purchasing and Supply Chain matters relating to your commodities.
This company is looking for an experienced buyer, used to working in a fast-paced environment, with exceptional communication skills and solid relationship-building skills. This role is ideal for an ambitious individual as this team invests in growth and education.
If you are a manufacturing Buyer seeking a new challenge with a dynamic team with 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 with complex Supply Chains
• Exceptional communication skills
• Strong Excel Skills (Macros, Pivot Tables)
• SAP experience as an 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.

Manager of Risk and Governance
Toronto, ON/Remote
$110,000 to $115,000 (plus great benefits, bonus)

Posted on September 24, 2021.

We are looking to hire an experienced full-time Manager of Risk and Governance for our client, who is a large financial services organization. The Manager will oversee the company’s contracts and policies, completing regular SOC reports. 

This is a new role with lucrative potential for career growth.

As a Manager, you will enjoy benefits such as: 

  • Competitive benefits
  • Excellent salary and bonuses
  • A chance to work for a large financial services company in Canada
  • An opportunity to manage a new department in the company’s risk and governance space

As an ideal candidate, you will have:

  • At least 5 years of experience in vendor-risk governance experience
  • A background in financial services
  • Experience with completing SOC reports is a must

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.

Strategic Sourcing Manager (3 Vacancies)
$100,000 to $120,000 (plus bonus, benefits)
Toronto/Waterloo/Remote

Posted on September 24, 2021.

Our client is a global financial service company with offices across Canada. Their procurement team is looking for experienced Strategic Sourcing Managers to join their growing team. The Strategic Sourcing Managers will lead project teams, handling categories and processes related to IT, marketing, professional services, group benefits, market data, or investment services. 

What They Offer

If you’re looking for a dynamic career change in the financial service industry, look no further! The company offers a progressive work environment that will support your professional career within the procurement department. As a Strategic Sourcing Manager, you’ll enjoy working with a collaborative team culture with a healthy work-life balance, in addition to competitive compensation and great benefits’ packages.

As An Ideal Candidate, You Will Have:

  • Strong indirect procurement background (with a broad category background)
  • Strong IT Procurement background
  • Strong Sourcing experience
  • Great communication skills 
  • Strong negotiation 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.

Senior Procurement Manager (Permanent, Full-Time)
$110,000 – $120,000 (with very strong benefits, pension, and 25% bonus)
Downtown Toronto, ON
Work Remotely: Yes

Posted on June 2, 2021.

Our client is a leading financial corporation in Canada. They are seeking a Senior Procurement Manager to cover all indirect procurement operations. They also need someone who is confident in their abilities to manage a team, while developing sourcing, vendor management and P2P processes from scratch. 

The Senior Procurement Manager will work on a permanent, full-time basis. This is a new, lucrative career opportunity with limitless career growth, while providing long-term job stability, generous benefits, exemplary pension, and a 25% bonus. 

If you are seeking a unique role with unprecedented career growth, we want to hear from you!

Roles and Responsibilities

Acting as the second department head, the Senior Procurement Manager’s duties include:

  • Consultative, client-focused procurement services
  • Development of the vendor management process
  • Implementation of the P2P process
  • Development of the strategic sourcing process
  • Hiring and development of the category management team

Qualifications

  • Minimum university degree, with strong preference for further education (i.e. MBA) and/or CSCMP designation
  • Minimum 5 years of procurement experience
  • Strong indirect category experience, including experience in professional services, IT, facilities, and marketing
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills
  • Superb communication skills
  • Extensive people management experience would be a great 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.

Strategic Sourcing Manager – IT
Toronto or GTA West, ON
$90,000 – $115,000

Posted on May 6, 2021

This is an IT Sourcing role for a dynamic Financial Services company.  Our client is seeking a collaborative Strategic Sourcing Manager to work on Software, Hardware and Licensing contracts.  This is a growing procurement team, who values professional, consultative, services based Procurement.

This is a full-time, permanent role. As the ideal background you will have an IT Procurement background and have demonstrated experience of negotiating Software and Hardware contracts.  You will have exceptional communication skills and a positive “can-do” attitude.

This is a chance to join a high-performing dynamic team.  As they are growing there are strong career growth opportunities.

You as the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5 – 10 years’ IT Procurement experience
  • Experience of Software, Hardware and SAAS contracts
  • A consultative, stakeholder relationship management approach
  • Exceptional communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 416 560 0434. 

Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist (IT)
Toronto, ON
$80,000 – $100,000

Posted on March 19, 2021.

An IT Sourcing role for one of our favourite clients.  This massive Financial Services company is seeking a dynamic, motivated Sourcing Specialist to work on Software, Hardware and Licensing contracts.  This is a growing Procurement team, who values professional, consultative, services based Procurement.

This is a Full-time, permanent role.  As the ideal background you will have an IT Procurement background and have demonstrated experience of negotiating Software and Hardware contracts.  You will have exceptional communication skills and a positive “can-do” attitude.

This is a chance to join a high-performing dynamic team.  As they are growing there are strong career growth opportunities.

You as the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3 – 10 years’ IT Procurement experience
  • Experience of Software, Hardware and SAAS contracts
  • A consultative, stakeholder relationship management approach
  • Exceptional communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 416 560 0434.

Vendor Manager – Up to $80 per hour – GTA/Remote

Posted on September 15, 2021.

We’re looking for an experienced Vendor Manager to fill a 3-month contract for our client in the public sector, located in the Greater Toronto Area. The Vendor Manager will mainly focus on resolving issues and ensuring satisfcatory resolutions for the organisation. This is a new Vendor Management team and so there is a great opportunity to support this team whilst they seek to recruit permanent employees.

This role is 100% remote, with possibility of a contract extension. The ideal candidate will reside in the Greater Toronto Area and have experience of Public Sector Procurement/Vendor Management.

You will need public sector experience for this position and ideally, we’re looking for candidates with vendor management experience, however, experience in public procurement is good too. You will need superb communication skills and an understanding of how to escalate and resolve contract issues.

We’re looking to fill this role quickly, so interested candidates should apply ASAP.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should contact 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.

Category Lead (3-4 Month Contract)
$35 – $45 per hour
Toronto/Remote

Posted on October 12, 2021.

Our client is an extremely well-known Canadian brand in large-scale manufacturing looking to hire a Category Lead on a 3-4 month contract. This is a hybrid role with a mix of working from home and in the company’s downtown Toronto office.

The Category Lead will provide resources to support our client’s procurement team. We’re looking to hire someone ASAP. 

As the Category Lead, you will:

  • Develop RFQs
  • Interact with suppliers
  • Troubleshoot day-to-day issues
  • Ensuring punctual supply of goods and services for manufacturing
  • Calculate and analyze costs

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3 years of procurement experience, ideally in manufacturing
  • Good attention to detail
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment

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.

IT Category Manager – Remote – Salary up to $130,000

Posted on September 15, 2021.

Our client—a well-known Canadian brand—is looking to hire an IT Category Manager for a 3 month contract in the Greater Toronto Area. The IT Category Manager will help deliver specific projects during their critical phases.

This role will require you to go into their office 2/3 days per week (Covid regulations permitting) and they are based in Mississauga. It is a salaried position up to $130,000 per annum.

The candidate will have at least 8 years of solid IT procurement experience from large-scale businesses. It’s critical that the IT Category Manager is a fast learner with an ability to swiftly build internal relationships.

We’re looking to fill this role quickly, so interested candidates should apply ASAP.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should contact 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.

Senior Procurement Manager
Toronto, ON

$100,000 – $115, 000

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

An extremely niche role with fantastic growth potential; our Financial Services client based in Downtown Toronto are seeking a Senior Manager with experience of procuring Data Services from vendors including: Bloomberg, Reuters, Morningstar etc.

This is a full-time permanent position.  The role will start as an individual contributor role, however this is a growth area for this organization, so there are plans to build a team under this Manager position.  The focus of this role is to manage the relationships with these key vendors and to advise key stakeholders of the complicated terms and SLAs of Data Services contracts.
If you have experience of purchasing services from these vendors and you are interested in building a first-class procurement team, this could well be the job for you.

You as the ideal candidate you will have:

  • A strong indirect Procurement background
  • Experience of Data Services/Investment Services Procurement
  • Vendor experience with organizations such as Bloomberg, Reuters, Morningstar
  • Strong vendor management and stakeholder management skills
  • Leadership potential

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 416 560 0434.

Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager
Downtown Toronto, ON/Remote
$120,000 to $135,000 (plus benefits)

Posted on September 24, 2021.

Our client is an extremely well-known Canadian brand involved in large-scale manufacturing. They are looking to hire a full-time Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager for their team. As a Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager, you will:

  • Manage a small team of category managers between various goods and services, primarily plastics, injection molding, resins, and corrugates
  • Develop co-manufacturing agreements
  • Manage day-to-day operations 
  • Transform vendor base to local vendors to reduce supply chain issues

What They Offer

This is a chance to work for a company that is well-known across the country. As a Strategic Sourcing Manager, you will also enjoy: 

  • An integral leadership role for a small team
  • Competitive salary
  • Amazing benefits 

As An Ideal Candidate, You Will Have:

  • Minimum 6 years of purchasing experience in the manufacturing industry with ideal experience in plastics, resins, corrugates
  • Experience with organizing co-manufacturing agreements in North America and/or South America
  • Strong leadership 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.

Senior and Junior Buyers (2 Vacancies Available)
$60, 000 – $95,000 (plus benefits, bonus)
North GTA, ON

Posted on July 6, 2021.

Our client is a large tier one automotive company in  North GTA and is looking for 2 Buyers to join their team – one Senior Buyer and one Junior Buyer. The Buyers will work closely with vendors and develop relationships purchasing raw materials for tooling, stamping, and dies. 

Ideally, as a Buyer you will have an automotive background and be able to read engineering drawings. The ideal candidates must be comfortable handling multiple projects in a fast-paced work environment. Ideally, the Senior Buyer will also have work experience in cost estimation. These are permanent, full-time roles with flexibility to work remotely, moving to a hybrid situation in the Fall.  

These are ideal opportunities for Automotive professionals with an engineering background and experience in the automotive industry. The company offers a competitive compensation package, great benefits, and bonuses. If you are looking for an exciting career opportunity to work for a large tier one automotive company, we would love to hear from you.

As the ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • An automotive purchasing background
  • Ideally an Engineering background
  • Supply chain management diploma is not required, but a strong asset
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to work at a fast-pace and handle multiple projects

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 Specialist
North York, ON/Remote
$60,000 (plus benefits)

Posted on June 11, 2021.

Our client is a well-known business in Ontario’s public sector and is looking for a Procurement Specialist to join their team. The Procurement Specialist will support the organization’s indirect procurement functions including  IT, facilities, construction, marketing, and professional services. Reporting to the Senior Management, the Specialist will administer purchase orders, prepare low-level RFP/RFQs, maintain the Purchasing system, and apply their expertise to support the Procurement staff.

This is a permanent, full-time position with availability to work remotely. This role is a great opportunity for early career development and professional growth. If you are seeking a challenging role with promising career growth, we want to hear from you.

As the ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • 2+ years of procurement experience in the public sector
  • Recognized CPPO or CPPB certification (not mandatory, but a definite asset)
  • Strong communication skills with ability to problem solve

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.

Senior Procurement Specialist
Toronto, ON/Remote
$75,000 – $100,000 (plus benefits, bonus)

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

Our client is a Canadian real estate company and is looking for a Senior Procurement Specialist to join their team. The Senior Procurement Specialist will manage the company’s procurement functions related to IT, facilities, and construction. The Specialist will have the opportunity to participate in multiple procurement projects for the company and apply their expertise to engage in stakeholder management, strategic sourcing, and vendor management.

This a permanent, full-time role with remote work available. Our client is a large organization that offers great benefits, bonuses, and ample long-term career growth. If you are an experienced professional looking for a challenging career opportunity in procurement, we want to hear from you.

As the ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • 4+ years of procurement experience
  • Experience sourcing for the Facilities category
  • CSCMP or CSCP certification  (not mandatory, but a definite asset)
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management 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.

MRO Buyer
Permanent, Full time
 $60,000 – $80,000 (+ Bonus and Benefits)
East Toronto, ON

Posted on May 19, 2021.

Our client is a large multinational manufacturer focusing on the automotive industry. They have been going through a period of sustained growth and are looking to add a new role into their team. This role will focus on MRO Purchasing for a dozen sites in North America.

As a MRO Buyer, You will be responsible for supporting plant operations and production whilst implementing standards to ensure consistent levels of service. They are seeking someone who comes from a Manufacturing background and has experience of MRO. If you also have experience of the Automotive industry this would also be an advantage.

As the ideal candidate, you will possess:

  •  3+ years procurement experience within manufacturing combined with experience of MRO
    sourcing
  • Ideally an understanding of LEAN and Kaizen principles
  • The demonstrable ability to develop long term and positive supplier relationships
  • Assist in the development of a strategic supply chain

If you are interested in applying to this position, please contact 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.

Senior Sourcing Specialist (6/9 Month Contract)
Up to $50/hour
Toronto, ON

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

Our client is a large real estate company in Canada seeking a Senior Sourcing Specialist to join their Toronto team. We are seeking a Sourcing Specialist with experience handling facilities management projects. You will need to be able to pick up projects part way through and drive them through to completion. 

As the Senior Sourcing Specialist you will work with one of the largest real estate companies in Canada, and have an opportunity to participate in complex, high dollar-value projects. If you are seeking an exciting, short-term procurement opportunity, we would love to hear from you.

What We’re Looking For:

  • 5 – 7 years experience in Procurement, particularly facilities management procurement
  • Full cycle strategic sourcing
  • Superb stakeholder engagement skills

How to Apply

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.

Senior Procurement Consultant  (6 to 12 Month Contract): 2 vacancies
$75 – $150/hour
Toronto, ON/Remote

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

Our client is a large organization in Ontario, involved with multiple, high-profile and visible infrastructure projects across the province. Our client is looking for 2 Senior Procurement Consultants to join their team in Toronto. The Senior Procurement Consultants will be involved in several large-scale projects, ensuring that the company integrates best practices within their sourcing processes. Although these roles can be completed remotely on a part time basis, we require candidates to be present in Ontario.

These are full-time, contract (6 to 12 months) roles, with an opportunity for the candidates to work remotely, as well as in the company’s Toronto offices. The ideal candidates must have extensive construction procurement experience, as well as experience handling high-profile construction projects worth millions of dollars. 

We are seeking experienced Senior Procurement Consultants who are well-versed in high-profile construction projects, and are excited to be part of a team that will significantly improve the Ontario’s infrastructure. Contact us today to learn more about the role! 

As a candidate, you will have:

  • At least 10 years of experience in construction procurement experience
  • Experience with successfully handling large-scale, high-value construction projects is essential
  • Experience with sourcing large-scale construction projects

How to Apply

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.

Claims Procurement Manager
Toronto or GTA West, ON

$100,000 – $115,000

Posted May 6, 2021

A very unique role in the Procurement field.  This is a role that is always in huge demand with very limited supply of talent.  This large insurance company is seeking a Claims Procurement Manager who can lead Automotive and Residential Claims Procurement for them.  You do not need a Claims Procurement background for this role, but a mix of Direct and Indirect Procurement is vital.  This is a very fast moving role, with a broad spectrum of Products and Services to buy, however you will also need a Strategic Procurement background, with excellent contracts skills.

This is a full-time, permanent role.  If you have a broad Procurement background, have excellent stakeholder management skills and work well under pressure, this could be a hugely exciting career prospect for you.

You as the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5 – 10 years’ Procurement experience
  • A mix of both Direct and Indirect Procurement experiences
  • A consultative, stakeholder relationship management approach
  • Exceptional communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca, or for more information call 416 560 0434.

Senior Strategic Sourcing Partner (6 Month Contract)
Up to $80/hour
Remote

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

Our client is a Canadian insurance company in the Greater Toronto Area, and they’re urgently seeking a Senior Strategic Sourcing Partner to join their team. In this role you will handle complex procurement projects, engaging in end-to-end strategic sourcing across multiple indirect categories, whilst also engaging in vendor management.

This is a full-time, 6-month contract job and is fully remote. Ideally, we are seeking a professional with indirect procurement experience, who has an understanding of financial services and insurance.  Although not required, prior experience as a procurement director is a strong asset for this job. If you have a technology sourcing background that could also be helpful. 

The candidate will have superb interpersonal skills and will be comfortable influencing up and down throughout the business. The ideal candidate is also a fast-learner, capable of handling multiple projects with ease and efficiency. 

We are seeking someone with:

  • A track record of high level complex strategic sourcing projects across technology or indirect categories
  • The capability to pick up projects part way through and get up to speed quickly
  • The ability to make incremental improvements to processes as you work

If you are an experienced professional seeking an opportunity to work on procurement projects with a rapidly-growing company, you may be a perfect fit for the role!

How to Apply

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.

Procurement Lead Logistics
North Toronto, ON
$80,000 – $110,000

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

Our client is a global manufacturing business working in a fast-paced environment in north Toronto. They are doing well during COVID-19 and are seeking to bring a new person into the team to focus on the Procurement and Planning of Logistics. They manufacture components that often need to be transferred between their own facilities before being delivered to the end customer. This can be a complex process and getting it right has a significant impact on cost and delivery timescales.

They are seeking a talented professional who can lead Procurement and Planning for all the logistics and packaging requirements in North America. A background in logistics is essential for this role and previous experience working with packaging suppliers would also be a bonus. You must understand the logistics industry and understand the cost model.

You will work cross-functionally with many teams including Engineering, Production, and Sales. You must have great communication skills as this role relies on building strong working relationships internally.

As an ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years procurement & planning experience for fast turn around logistics within the manufacturing
  • The ability to use CAD to read technical drawings
  • Familiar with JIT & JIS strategies
  • Fantastic communication skills to work cross-functionally

Senior Buyer (Public Sector)
Toronto, ON
$75,000

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer position for a large Public Sector organization in Toronto.  This is a full-cycle Indirect Procurement role with a lot of contracts focusing on Construction and Facilities.  The role will include running full RFP’s on government sites from start to finish.  Although this role is based in Toronto, it will be working from home until further notice

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading Public Sector Bids from start to finish
  • Managing Stakeholders needs
  • Building strong relationships with vendors and suppliers

You as the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years’ experience in Public Sector Procurement
  • RFP experience
  • CSCMP or CPPB designation or working towards it
  • Excellent communication skills

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

Procurement Specialist (Public Sector)
Ottawa, ON
$65,000 – $85,000

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

We are currently looking to speak to any Procurement Specialists working in the Public Sector in Ottawa, ON who are open to new opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contract Negotiations
  • Development of Procurement strategies
  • Building strong relationships with vendors and suppliers

You as the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years’ experience in Public Sector Procurement
  • Educated to degree level
  • BPS Knowledge

If you are currently working as a Procurement Specialist in the Public Sector, I would love to hear from you. Please send a resume to kieran@winchesters.ca.

Procurement Specialist – Aerospace
Montreal, QC
$75,000 – $95,000

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Specialist to join a client based in Montreal on a permanent basis.  This is a great opportunity to join a growing consulting firm with a multinational presence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers and vendors
  • Prepare RFP’s
  • Review proposals and negotiate on price where necessary
  • Select and recommend suppliers and vendors

You as the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 7+ years’ experience in Procurement
  • Security Clearance
  • Bilingual in French and English
  • Experience working in Aerospace
  • Educated to degree level

If you are currently working in Aerospace and open to new opportunities please send your resume to kieran@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

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 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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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 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 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

 

 

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.

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.

Tax Specialist
Toronto, ON

$75,000

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

Our Toronto client is looking for an experienced Tax Specialist to join their specific tax team. Our client is a leading professional accounting company and is experiencing growth, resulting in the need for this rewarding role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare tax returns and maintain relationships with authorities.
  • Research into tax issues and provide guidance on tax internally.
  • Assist in implementation of tax planning strategies.
  • Develop technical skills by remaining up to date on trends, new developments and tax authority decisions, and apply them to complex situations

Key Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with corporate and individual tax returns
  • Studying or completed CPA designation and ideally enrolled in CICA In-depth tax program.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Previous experience working with TaxPrep and Caseware/Caseview.

Interested applicant should apply now. We receive a large volume of applicants and as a result, only individuals chosen for interview will be contacted.

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

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

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

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

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

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

The successful candidate will have:

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

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

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

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

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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

Tax Manager
London, Ontario
c.$100,000

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

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

You will be responsible for review, overseeing large tax returns, resolving tax issues, communication internally and with tax authorities, researching and client projects. You will manage client relationships, business development, and identify opportunities for additional client services. You will also look to promote the firm through likes of seminars, and online media articles.

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

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

You will have a CPA designation, be working through your In-depth tax courses, and have in excess of 3 years tax experience.

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

Manager/Senior Manager – SR&ED Tax –
Full-time
 c.$135,000 dependent on experience

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tax Manager
Full-time
Midtown Toronto, ON
c.$100,000

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tax Senior (US Tax)
West GTA, ON
$80,000

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

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

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

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

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

The successful candidate will have:

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

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

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

Senior Manager – Tax (with Progression to Partner)
Toronto, ON
$150,000 – $200,000

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

I am working with a Toronto-based mid-sized accounting firm to recruit a Senior Manager who they aim will quickly move to the role Partner. This new role will allow them to increase the senior-level support required for their growing taxation practice.

This organization is part of a large group of companies with national and global coverage and they are growing with the increased inbound business.

They intend to further develop their tax function in Toronto and are looking for an experienced Senior Manager looking for progression to Partner. This will be a key hire in this development and the role offers both progression and an exciting opportunity to grow a business.

Working with mainly private and owner-managed clients, you will undertake tax engagements and implement tax planning strategies for their clients. Given the increased focus on developing the function, you will need to be highly client/customer service focused.

  • Review client corporate and personal tax returns and identify planning opportunities.
  • Research tax matters and develops a tax planning strategy.
  • Preparation of tax memorandums, and tax due diligence.
  • Understanding of interpretation and application of tax legislation.
  • Leading projects and being a manager and mentor the team.
  • Highlighting business development opportunities with clients.

You will possess the following experience:

  • CPA, and In-Depth Tax Course/ Master of Tax (MTax)
  • Experience at a senior level in the tax practice of an accounting firm.
  • IT literacy and experience of Excel, tax software such as TaxPrep & tax research software.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and presentation skills, analytical, with strong attention to detail.

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

Senior Manager – Tax
Oakville/Burlington, ON
$130,000-$160,000 base plus bonus

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

Our client is a well known mid-sized firm with an established tax practice.

The firm is looking for a Senior Manager – Tax to concentrate on managing the existing team, ensuring service is provided and signing off on work. The firm’s tax group has an excellent reputation and works mainly with private organizations. They have a friendly family atmosphere, whilst professional and offering the career opportunities required.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to review corporate tax returns and identify planning opportunities.
  • Tax research and develop tax planning strategies.
  • Assist with client’s corporate reorganizations, transactions and other tax planning.
  • Preparation of tax memorandums & due diligence reports;
  • Interpreting and applying tax legislation.
  • Ability to manage and coach team members.
  • Identify and deliver business development opportunities.

Requirements

  • CPA, and CICA In-Depth Tax Course or a Master of Tax (MTax)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a Canadian tax role.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to organize, prepare and clearly present information to our clients and team.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines.

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

Sales Tax Recovery Consultant
Toronto, ON
Excellent Package

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

We are recruiting for specialists in sales, indirect, commodity taxes to join a sales tax advisory and recovery business located in the Toronto area.

You will:

  • Undertake engagements to identify recoveries for clients, managing the projects (plans, schedules, and required deliverables).
  • You will liaise with clients, identify opportunities, and conduct client presentations.
  • Gather data on returns, tax invoices, purchase orders, review and reconcile data and assess issues.

Experience:

  • Degree level in Accounting and Finance or equivalent, and a detailed knowledge of and experience in Canadian sales tax.
  • Experienced in dealing and negotiating with the Canada Revenue Agency and other relevant government agencies.

This role offers a demanding and highly rewarding role for specialists in sales tax.

Senior Manager, Tax
North York, ON
$130,000-$170,000 base plus bonus and other incentives, 4 weeks of vacation

Unfortunately, this position is no longer available.

Our client is a reputable mid-sized public accounting firm in North York with audit, advisory, and tax services. The firm is looking for a senior manager or manager of Canadian Corporate Tax to join the business and hopefully grow with the firm to become a partner. The firm’s tax group has an excellent reputation working primarily with private organizations and this individual will be reviewing personal and corporate tax work within his/her team along with, trust and estate planning work and some M&A work.

This firm is one where individuals join and don’t leave because of the great working environment and positive culture that they promote. Located in North York near Highway 401, the firm is in an excellent location for anyone living in the GTA or commuting in. Don’t wait any longer and apply now!

Responsibilities

  • Ability to review large corporate tax returns and identify planning opportunities;
  • Research Canadian tax matters and develop tax planning strategies;
  • Developing international tax planning initiatives and strategies;
  • Assist with corporate reorganizations, transactions, and other tax planning;
  • Preparation of tax memorandums;
  • Preparation of tax due diligence reports;
  • Expertise in interpreting and applying tax legislation;
  • Ability to train and manage junior team members;
  • Identify business development opportunities;

Requirements:

  • CPA, CA, CGA, or CMA, lawyer, CICA In-Depth Tax Course or a Master of Tax completed;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a tax role with Canadian Core and International Tax experience;
  • Computer proficient; knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, TaxPrep, TaxnetPro/CCH or similar tax research software;
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to organize, prepare, and clearly present information to our clients and team;
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines

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

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.