Senior Accountant

Hybrid Role

Position Summary 

Bateman Mackay LLP is currently recruiting a full-time Senior Accountant to join our Assurance Team.  This hybrid role can be based out of our Burlington or Mississauga office, as well as weekly work from home days.

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:           Bachelor’s degree in Business/Accounting or relevant subject

Experience:         3-4+ years experience in Public Accounting in an assurance role

Compensation:   Commensurate with experience

Role Responsibilities

  • Prepare private business review and audit engagements including financial statements, financial statements disclosures and corporate tax returns
  • Manage various deadlines for files including bank reporting requirements and tax filing requirements
  • Prepare memos with appropriate conclusions based on the situational facts and the appropriate accounting standard
  • Prepare journal entries as required
  •  Review general ledger accounts activities for reasonability in regards to the allocation of revenues and disbursements
  •  Provide leadership and technical guidance on engagements
  •  Develop working relationships with clients
  •  Interacting with tax authorities regarding tax discrepancies and client statements of accounts
  •  Thorough knowledge and understanding of business concepts and government regulations, including HST/GST, EHT, WISB, payroll, and government assistance programs (CEWS, CEBA, etc.)
  •  Arranging and presenting data on schedules, spreadsheets, returns or other work reports using Excel, Word, CaseWare/CaseView
  •  Familiarity with Jazz-IT, TaxPrep and Mindbridge would be an asset
  •  Applying knowledge of tax forms, tax concepts, computer applications and other source material to prepare tax returns, projections and other data

Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of Canadian Accounting Standards (ASPE, IFRS, ASNPO, ASPP) and Canadian Auditing Standards (CAS)
  • Previous audit and review preparation experience
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, with acute attention to detail
  • Keen interest in continued learning and professional development
  • Contribute to team success and foster a collaborative work environment
  • Proficient in MS Office, QuickBooks, and Simply Accounting
  • Results oriented, organized, prioritizes workload and takes ownership of file
  • Ability to work under pressure and multitask, while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • CPA or enrolled in CPA program

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 reliable vehicle.

If you are interested in making an impact, and joining a group of collaborative, hard working (and fun) professionals, please apply at:  we are looking forward to hearing from you!

Bateman MacKay is an equal opportunity employer and we accommodate any needs under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Respect for the dignity and worth of every individual in the workplace is fundamental for us. Our Firm recognizes the importance of diversity and fosters an inclusive, cohesive, and compassionate culture modeled by our Partners and employees. If you require assistance please contact Human Resources at:

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