Houston Recruiting Services Ltd.

Intermediate Bookkeeper


Our Client is looking for an intermediate level bookkeeper to join their growing Small Business Division. You will be mentored and responsible for assisting and taking ownership of full-cycle accounting for multiple clients; juggling multiple tasks and deadlines, personal income tax preparation, and other tasks that arise during the year as directed by the Small Business Support Management team.

Accountable For:
Accounting tasks and assignments (client work) as directed by the Small Business Support Management team including:
· Entering expenses into Accounting Software;
· Organizing receipts;
· Recording bank transactions (debits & credits);
· Analyzing credit card statements for entry into Accounting Software;
· Performing bank reconciliations;
· Performing duties at client premises, as directed (i.e., preparing PST and GST returns, matching packing slips, preparing   cheques for signature, etc.);
· Personal Income tax Return (T1) preparation (entering of slips);
· Assist the Financial Services department with entering bank transactions, general ledgers, etc. into Accounting Software   for year-end purposes (as needed and coordinated through Small Business Support Managers).
· Maintaining positive relationships with clients, employees, contract employees, shareholders, and all other stakeholders;
· Meeting client deadlines;
· Strict confidentiality of client affairs;
· Reporting when client files are ready to be reviewed to the Small Business Support Manager;

Qualifications/Skills, Experience, and Personal Attributes:

· CPB Certified Bookkeeper (or equivalent experience with some formal training in any of these programs) having hands-on  experience in full-cycle accounting and personal tax preparation;
· Solid knowledge of, and skills in, personal tax (intermediate level);
· Solid knowledge of, and skills in, accounting & bookkeeping (advanced level);
· IT skills – Office 365 and Microsoft office (Word, Excel), QuickBooks (desktop and online), Sage, Xero, TaxPrep;
· Effective communication skills (verbal, written, electronic);
· Proficient keyboarding skills;
· A positive attitude with a desire to exceed expectations;
· Ability to work independently;

· Ability to meet deadlines;
· Excellent time management skills (organization & prioritization);
· Ability to co-ordinate multiple tasks

As part of our selection process, shortlisted candidates will be requested to undertake skills test
to assess their skillset as it relates to bookkeeping.

Onsite / Hybrid / Remote - Candidate's Choice

Onsite Parking Provided

7 Fridays Off during Summer


Category: Accounting

Compensation: Salary (To $49K DOQ) + Benefits + RRSP

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-All resume files must be in Adobe PDF format or Microsoft Word format. Any resumes that are not in the correct formats will be disregarded.
-We can only accept those candidates who are legally entitled to work in Canada.