- Provide assistance to clients to keep agricultural business up to date on the latest services in the industry.
- Prepare tax returns and supporting financial information for businesses and individuals.
- Provide management information on business activities to farm clients.
- Assist clients in financial statement audits, reviews and compilations
- Help clients to get through process of auditing successfully.
- Assist farm clients to improve operations by providing advice and guidance on Canadian accounting and financial reporting practices.
- Always improve the auditing practices.
- Assist with SR&ED tax credit claims and related tax planning
- Prepare variance analysis to budget and forecast.
- Effectively communicate and keep a good relationship with clients including government agencies.
Skills and Qualifications:
- Canadian Chartered Accountant designation (C.A.)
- Pass the Uniform Evaluation (UFE)
- A minimum of 2 years of work experience in a Chartered Accounting (CA) Training Office, such as CA Firms, leading corporation, and government organizations that have recognized CA Training program in place.
- Strong SOX and GAAP knowledge
- Strong knowledge of Excel and database skills
- Excellent interpersonal communication and technical skills.
- Optimal project and risk management skills.
- Client-oriented to meet demands efficiently
Long hours in office environment, often sitting in front of computer screens.
Education and Training:
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required; most pursue business studies, but Bachelor degrees in arts, science, engineering and other related disciplines can also be accepted. Some can earn graduate degree with majors in finance or business. Depending on the organization, a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) designation may be required.
Salary and Wages:
Salary ranges from $40,713 to $99,427 per annum
Chartered Professional Accountants Canada. http://www.cica.ca/becoming-a-ca/index.aspx