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Accounts Payable Clerk
Aurora, ON – 5 days a week in the office
$50,000-$60,000 base and great benefits

Our client is a real-estate company based in Aurora/Newmarket, ON. They are looking for a passionate Accounts Payable Clerk 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 responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely processing of vendor invoices and expense claims by reviewing taxes, coding, proper supporting documents and ensuring proper authorization and in line with Company Policies.

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:

  •  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
  •  Other projects 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 the team. Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you’re interested, email your resume to laikyn@winchesters.ca

Project Accountant 

Markham, Ontario (in office)

$60,000- $75,000 annual 

Positioned as industry experts in the construction business, this active development company is looking to fill the role of project accountant to join their team.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in hand with project managers on accounting details
  • Conduct monthly reports (trial balance, accounts payable, cost ledger reports, etc)
  • Manage the entirety of the AP process
  • Prepare both monthly and annual HST fillings
  • Coding, entering data/ information on certain projects under development and construction
  • Contribute to year end financial reports
  • Aid in various other projects and tasks as required

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in business or accounting
  • Minimum of 3 years in an accounting role
  • Excel knowledge must be strong
  • Communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Experience using Newstar is considered an asset

How to Apply

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

Analyst – Real Estate Acquisitions

North York, ON – 5 days a week in the office

$75K – $85K salary and great benefits

Are you a Real Estate Financial Analyst and looking to work for a Developer where you can work directly with the President of the company? Our client is a highly respected Real Estate Company in North York that owns mixed use residential, commercial and industrial properties in the GTA as well as acquires and develops land to build communities within mixed-use and residential asset classes. They are looking to add a Development Financial Analyst to their development team… interested? Then read on.

This is a critical role in the business managing and building complex real estate models and your role is crucial to ensure accurate project monitoring through financial reporting to the executive team.

Working closely with the President you will assist in preparing annual business plans project development plans and asset management plans; operating and leasing budgets and managing the development proforma for each development. You will be communicating with the operational property mgt teams to track and assist them with their budgets and 10 year capex management. Within new development you would be involved from acquisition phase, project feasibility and then managing the development budgets and tracking thereof.

If you are looking to be a major contributor to the success of the business, and get excited about bringing together systems to manage the budgets then APPLY NOW

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in real estate, finance, economics or another related field (MBA or CFA would be an asset).
  • Relevant work experience within the Real Estate development or Investment industry.

What’s in it for you:

You would be working in a supportive and career molding culture, where you would be in a growing, stable business that not only rewards you financially but promotes personal development and annual bonus incentives.

How to Apply

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

Chief Financial Officer 

Calgary, Alberta (On-site/ Remote options)

$200,000-$250,000 + Bonus

Posted on January 16, 2023.

This highly innovative company is involved in construction and manufacturing, bringing disruption to the sector.

Working directly under the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), you will need strong leadership skills as an important aspect of this position depends on advising, directing, and motivating employees in an encouraging way. You will also be in charge of all accounting/finance for the company while working with the CEO to go through series B financing and more.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in hand with both Senior management and the CEO while implementing the companies goals
  • Provide key decision making on investment strategies
  • Evaluate and manage risk by overseeing liabilities and investments
  • Guarantee that all interests of the stakeholders are served
  • Oversight on the companies finance IT system and help out with other areas
  • Manage and oversee all accounting and financial activities of the group
  • Strengthen and develop working relations with vendors, customers and other related businesses
  • Promote and enforce all safety requirements, policies and standards are met within the organization

Requirements:

  • 5 years of experience as a VP Finance or CFO
  • Have strong communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Strong entrepreneurial skills that can vastly contribute to growing the company from the ground up
  • Interpersonal and a motivating leader to help encourage the team and build a stronger community
  • High ethical code to ensure and preserve all confidential information is maintained
  • Proficient in Microsoft MS and Microsoft Dynamics SL financial reporting software

How to Apply

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

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

Procurement Specialist

North Toronto – Hybrid

$70,000 – $90,000

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

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

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

As the ideal candidate you will have:

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

How to Apply?

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

As an ideal candidate you will have the following:

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

 

How to Apply

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

As the ideal candidate you will have:

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

How to Apply

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

Accounts Payable Specialist 

Woodbridge, Ontario (in office) 

Full Time / Permanent 

$60,000-$75,000 plus solid benefits

Posted December 6th, 2022

This well established real estate company is currently accepting applications for a new role as an accounts payable specialist. In this position, you will need to work well with various people in different departments to obtain approvals and guarantee that all invoices are processed efficiently and effectively.

As an accounts payable specialist with this organization, you will be required to function in a fast paced yet very supportive team in hand with both Accounting and Finance.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with a variety of departments including Marketing, Sales, Development and Planning
  • Organizing: completion slips, purchase orders, etc.
  • Following the policy/ guidelines in responding to trade inquiries and handling conflicts
  • Dealing with all inquiries effectively
  • The main coordinator between accounting and other departments
  • Inputting invoices as requested
  • Responsible for the accounts filing system both online and in- office
  • Monthly payables run including reconciliation of trade statements
  • Gathering relevant information for holdback releases
  • Remittance for Union payroll

Requirements:

  • Post secondary in accounting or related field
  • 2-5 years minimum in the real estate development or construction industry
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written
  • Good problem solving and conflict resolution

 

How to Apply?

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

Senior Tax Specialist – SR&ED

Mississauga, Ontario 

$75,000-$90,000 + Bonus

Posted on December 4, 2022.

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

As the ideal candidate you will have the following:

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

How to Apply

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

Indirect Tax Recovery Specialist

Toronto, Ontario 

$70,000-$85,000 + Bonus

Posted on December 4, 2022.

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

As the ideal candidate you will have:

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

How to Apply

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