Why choose Grant Thornton?
At Grant Thornton you can make a difference. We have more offices across Canada than any other professional services firm.
We offer the best of two worlds by being independent in Canada with access to global expertise, resources and opportunities.
Many of our professionals are renowned experts in their field who provide you with high level technical support. We typically offer a greater variety of client files to work on, which means at Grant Thornton you can do more, faster.
We provide a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package. We respect people’s lives outside of work and provide flexibility, where possible.
Our firm is recognized for quality, and our brand is synonymous with trust.
A career in Assurance with Grant Thornton will provide you an opportunity to :
Be part of a team of professionals who assist privately held businesses and their owners with a wide range of accounting and financial services
Be part of a unique work culture that challenges you to further your professional development and build a great career
Be part of a fast paced, growing, flexible environment with well-respected professionals who are locally renowned
Work in an open door environment where everyone is approachable
Develop solutions with clients and co-workers through collaborative effort and discussion
Be engaged with clients on a variety of projects
As an Accountant, Privately Held Business your responsibilities will include :
Developing deep client relationships by working closely with clients and providing exceptional client service
Providing solutions to our clients on current business and financial issues
Building our reputation as the preferred business advisors in our growing practice
Working with clients across different industries and sectors
Providing accounting services, including planning and executing review and compilation engagement, drafting of financial statements, financial analysis, bookkeeping and assistance with payroll and HST calculations
Completion of personal and corporate tax returns and responding to related CRA requests for information
Our Unique Culture
Our clients tell us that they do business with Grant Thornton because of the quality of our people. We have a talented, intellectually curious team and a unique culture that we work hard to preserve.
We want you to achieve your full potential and are aware that our success as an organization depends on each of our people building strong and challenging careers that they can be proud of.
Using our values as our guide, we empower our people to make a difference in every interaction with one another, with clients, and in the communities in which we work and live.
The skills and attributes required for this position include :
1-2 years’ experience in accounting and / or bookkeeping with small to mid-sized owner managed businesses
Experience with income tax preparation is considered an asset
CGA / CMA designation or working towards a designation is an asset
Ability to develop and present new ideas and conceptualize new approaches and solutions
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Proven problem solver with solid analytical skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong working knowledge of MS Office suite and ability to grasp new technology tools
Strong technical experience in accounting and tax