Accounting Technician
Welch LLP
Ottawa, Canada
36d ago

Category : Full-time, Permanent

Welch LLP is a leading full-service public accounting firm with a rich and tenured history. Established in Ottawa almost 100 years ago, Welch has evolved from a single office to become the largest locally-

owned and operated firm in the region, with 12 offices and over 200 people across Ontario and Western Quebec. Welch LLP ranks as the 14th largest accounting firm in Canada.

This growth didn’t come by accident, nor should it come as a surprise with a full suite of professional services, ranging from traditional assurance to expert business advisory, our clients respect and value the firm’s expertise and commitment to exceptional service.

Welch’s clientele is as varied as the economic landscape, ranging from start-ups to large, multi-divisional privately-held companies, not-

for- profit organizations and public sector entities.

Welch LLP is currently looking for an Accounting Technician for the Ottawa office who will primarily focus on providing bookkeeping and accounting services to our clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform reconciliations of bank accounts, investments, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Completion of personal tax returns.
  • Preparation of regular external filings such as HST, WSIB, and payroll, and completion of routine account analysis and bookkeeping tasks following established processes.
  • Supervised preparation and review of working paper files, financial statements and income tax returns for compilation engagements.
  • Identifying issues and errors, investigating discrepancies, discussing with managers, and developing solutions to resolve the errors.
  • Responding to requests and correcting errors identified by managers, senior managers, associates or partners in a timely manner.
  • Effective communication with our clients, partners, and staff.
  • Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of practical, comprehensive bookkeeping and accounting experience. Demonstrated experience performing reconciliations (bank accounts, A / P and A / R, investments) is required.
  • Completion of post-secondary diploma or certificate in Accounting or Business.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel and Word).
  • Experience using QuickBooks, Simply Accounting, CaseWare, and TaxPrep programs.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Previous experience working in a public accounting firm is considered a strong asset.
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