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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

 

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.

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.

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.

 

 

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