Hybrid Role

Position Summary 

Bateman Mackay LLP is currently recruiting a full-time Bookkeeper to join our Record Keeping Team. This this hybrid role will be located our of our Mississauga office, as well as includes weekly work from home days.

The Bookkeeper position will appeal to a strong candidate with a desire to support the day to day recording and maintaining of financial transitions on behalf of our clients. This role is also suited for someone who comes with, or has desire to grow and learn basic Notice to Reader (NTR) preparation.

About Us

At Bateman MacKay (BMCA) we understand that a premier accounting Firm provides more than just high quality accounting, tax, and business advisory services to their clients. It provides an engaging, supportive, and fun place to work. It provides a safe place for team members to learn, grow and explore their career path. We explain it simply as Numbers Plus. Where the accounting and tax work is just the beginning of what we offer to clients, and a competitive salary and benefits are just the beginning of what we offer to our team members.

We believe our team members and the Firm culture we all help to create are the cornerstones of our success. We value the unique contributions and voice of each team member. We also know that our diversity in backgrounds, education, and expertise allow us to build a culture to celebrate and learn from one another. At BMCA, we value each person for who they are and the contributions they make to the team and are always on the lookout for highly talented and motivated individuals looking to contribute to this success. We are excited for you to join us!

What you will experience at BMCA:

  • Hybrid work model – benefiting from both remote and in office environments
  • Nine (9) Fridays off during July and August in lieu of tax season hours
  • Competitive salary & benefits (including Company paid health, dental and vision premiums)
  • Professional development and mentoring from senior staff and Partners
  • Referral Incentive Program for referring new clients and team members to the Firm
  • Opportunity to join in-house committees:  Charity - Technical – Social - Environmental
  • Social events throughout the year (We like to celebrate!)
  • Healthy workplace with ergonomic workstations, unlimited coffee, tea and healthy snacks (and a few less healthy ones!

Education:      Bookkeeping, Accounting Technician, or a related certificate is considered an asset

Experience:   3+ years of relevant bookkeeping experience
Experience working in a fast-paced environment while balancing multiple priorities

Role Responsibilities

  • Communicate with BMCA clients via phone, email and virtual meeting sharing information related to their account
  • On behalf of BMCA clients:
    • Perform expert office services including bookkeeping/accounting
    • Maintain accounts payable and accounts receivable records
    • Prepare bank reconciliations
    • Post journal entries 
    • Prepare the trial balance
    • Fact-checking accounting information
    • Create chart of accounts
    • Coding all transactions
    • Balance subsidiary accounts to reconcile accounts
    • Maintain records of financial transactions by posting and verifying
    • Maintain a balanced general ledger
    • Assist in financial activities such as running payroll and generating invoices
    • Establish a chart of accounts from client financial transition records in Quickbooks Online using client information
    • Building supporting documentation for accounting transitions
  • Prepare basic Notice to Readers (NTRs)
  • Bringing in supporting documentation for NTR preparation
  • Support the Record Keeping department
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience working and communicating with clients focused on providing high quality customer service
  • Self-starter who is able to multitask effectively with advanced attention to detail
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Proficient in HST module
  • Experience with and proficiency in Excel, and accounting software including: Quickbooks Online, Caseware, Taxprep, Dext
  • Experience with Wagepoint Payroll would be an asset
  • Experience with basic Notice to Reader (NTR) preparation would be an asset
  • Knowledge of CRA processes (website navigation, requesting information, etc.)
  • The ability to work on multiple projects while adhering to tight deadlines
  • The ability to communicate complex financial information to others including with those with minimal financial backgrounds
  • Excellent data entry skills and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with the general principles of accounting
  • Critical thinking, problem solving, and determination
  • Knowledge of foreign reporting is an asset
  • Familiarity with working within budget/time allocation on a project is an asset

Other Considerations

  • Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check is a requirement of this position
  • Credit Check is a requirement of this position
  • Must be legally qualified to work in Canada
  • Must have a valid Ontario driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

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