Accounting Technician

Ohlmann & Associates is a growing accountancy practice focused on businesses and individuals. We currently seek an enthusiastic, hard-working, teammate as an accounting technician.

Responsibilities of this position include:

- Bookkeeping (including payroll, GST, PST & WCB)
- Corporate year end files (Notice to Reader)
- Personal tax return (T1) preparation.

Experience in these areas would be necessary to be successful in this role. Corporate taxation experience is a benefit, but is not required.

The position is full time, with high demands during the personal tax season. This position is extremely busy March - May and availability during this time is a requirement (this includes Spring Break, and is not flexible unfortunately). However, the remainder of the year allows for a fair bit more flexibility to be exercised in designing a schedule to meet the needs of the right individual.

The ability to multi-task, commitment to meeting client needs, displaying a positive attitude, and having a keen eye for detail are essential skills to succeed in this role. The successful candidate will work closely with the owner, is expected to have a wide range of responsibilities, diverse skills, and a genuine desire to learn and develop further.

Required Education, Skills and Abilities:

- 2+ years of experience in a Bookkeeper or Accounting Technician role is required (with sound bookkeeping/accounting skills, including experience with sales tax & government remittances)
- 2+ years of experience preparing personal (T1) tax returns is required, including having worked with self employment, rental, and investment income reporting on tax returns
- Experience with Sage 50 (Simply Accounting) is required
- Experience with QuickBooks (Desktop/Online) &/or Xero is beneficial * - Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (namely Word & Excel) is required
- Being able to prioritize workloads and work under pressure to meet deadlines is required
- An ability to interact with our clients in a professional manner is required
- Analytical and problem-solving skills are required
- Strong communication skills (written and verbal) are required
- Recent public accounting experience and experience with Caseware are beneficial
- A sense of humor is required

Please send us cover letter stating salary expectations and available starting date, along with your resume. We look forward to hearing from you, please apply to [email protected]

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Location:Kelowna, British Columbia
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Post Date:Jan 9, 2019
Exp. Date:Feb 8, 2019
Listing Type:Private
Ad Number:3727784