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Accounting & Bookkeeping Technician

Office and Administrative Support

Bookkeeping/Accounting/Auditing Clerk

Yearly

Yes

No

Beaverlodge, Alberta, Canada

The Accounting and Bookkeeping Technician is a full-time permanent position reporting to the Managing Accountant. The position requires experience and/or an aptitude to learn and apply knowledge and practices in the following areas:

  • CaseWare, Profile, Tax Cycle, Sage, QuickBooks, Excel and other related software programs as introduced.
  • Understanding the various forms of business including corporate, proprietor, and partnerships including farm operations.
  • Applied knowledge in bookkeeping, payroll, compilation, and interpreting financial data and statements.
  • Team-based working environment practices.
  • Dealing with deadlines in a constructive and professional manner to meet client needs.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Responsibility within the duties of the position includes data collection, preparation/drafting, and client support in the following areas:

BOOKKEEPING AND PAYROLL
  1. Receive client data and interact/support clients during preparation and follow-up.
  2. Input and preparation of records with attention to detail and accuracy.
  3. Prepare, file and/or assist with filing of information including T4’s, summaries and CRA filings.
  4. Monitor client files to meet deadlines including communicating with clients for information, clarification, and approvals.
  5. Copying, storing, filing, electronic storage and organizing electronic storage as required to maintain proper back-up and support.
  6. Communicating with CRA as required including filing matters, reviews and responding to queries.
  7. Communicate with clients as required including advising on payroll matters, filing matters, PD7 preparations, and payment matters.
PERSONAL, SMALL BUSINESS, AND FARM TAX RETURNS
  1. Utilizing Company applicable software programs.
  2. File preparation and data input.
  3. Preparation of spreadsheets from client information
  4. Reconciliations as required to support file work.
  5. Client support and follow up as required.
  6. Assist with receipt of information.
  7. Assist with printing and organizing forms and letters required for file completion.
  8. Organizing and monitoring assigned client files to meet deadlines.
  9. Communicating with clients as required to complete file matters, tasks and deadlines
  10. Assist with various CRA matters, CRA reviews and Appeals
  11. Copying, storing, filing, electronic storage and organizing electronic storage as required.
CORPORATE FILES
  1. Assist with data input/compilation and special bookkeeping or annual bookkeeping matters.
  2. Recording of information in the Company applicable software programs including corporate tax files.
  3. Assist with Authorizations as required and obtaining CRA and ATRA information and reports.
  4. Assist with/or preparation and filing of GST returns for bookkeeping clients and corporate YE clients.
  5. Preparing T4 slips and Summary filing and other payroll matters for non-bookkeeping clients.
  6. Assisting with T5 matters, preparation and/or filings
OTHER MATTERS
  1. Review/learn/remain up to date on current technical information to support the position and company clients.
  2. Identify and introduce efficiencies and better ways to manage data, client case files and processes.
  3. Assist and support Management as required including administrative
  4. Other duties as assigned.

POLICY ADHERANCE
Adherence to Human Resource Policies of the Company (Roger Arcand Professional Corporation Operating as Arcand Accounting) including, and with specific reference to the following policies:

Policy – HR 101: Confidential Information – Classification and Handling
Policy – HR 102: Employee Covenants