Gram LLP Junior Accountant Full Time in Toronto, ON

Gram LLP

Branch Toronto ON CA

Junior Accountant
Toronto, ON

Working toward obtaining a CPA Accounting designation. This role will report to two experienced CPA, CAs and performing duties that would count towards hours…

Gram LLP is a small, but growing accounting & tax firm located in the downtown area. We are a full service firm focusing small to medium size businesses, with a focus on client service & satisfaction.

We are looking for a Junior Accountant to assist with day-to-day activities for Gram as well as other stakeholders. This role will report to two experienced CPA, CAs and performing duties that would count towards hours earned for their CPA designation.

Gram works closely with a group of professionals in the capital markets, so exposure and assistance to this side of the business will be required on an ongoing basis. This role has great potential for growth, with the individual expected to contribute to the growth initiatives of the firm. The hire will increasingly obtain more responsibility/compensation as the business grows. This position is deadline driven, and will require additional hours outside of the regular 9-5 workday at peak times and when deadlines are approaching.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assistance with creating financial statements for private/public companies
  • Assistance with audits/reviews/NTRs
  • Prepare and process accounts payable checks, reconciliation of payments
  • Follow established procedures for processing receipts, cash etc
  • Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities
  • Prepare GST/HST & QST filings
  • Preparing personal/business tax returns, and other tax documents
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate recording of expenses
  • Various admin tasks – bank deposits, mail runs
  • Bookkeeping duties
  • Assist in marketing efforts to grow business, maintain social media pages

Education and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in business, commerce, accounting or a related discipline
  • Working toward obtaining a CPA Accounting designation
  • Knowledge of accepted accounting practices and principles
  • Knowledge of auditing practices and principles
  • 1-3 years of accounting or financial reporting experience, with exposure to an ERP or Quickbooks Desktop/Online would be an asset
  • Proficiency in MS Office products with advanced working knowledge of Excel
  • Understanding of social media is an asset

Key Competencies

  • An independent and self motivated worker and thinker
  • Positive attitude, and willing to take on admin tasks with a can do attitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Planning and organizing
  • Problem analysis
  • Multi-tasking, and prioritization is a must

Organizational Relationship

  • Reports directly to the Partners, and other key stakeholders

Interested candidates should submit a detailed resume and personalized cover letter for inclusion in the candidate pool.

Job Type: Full-time

  • Located Downtown Toronto

Required education:

  • University Degree, with Commerce focus
  • Must be enrolled in, or planning to be enrolled in CPA program

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Toronto, ON

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required license or certification:

  • Drivers License G

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-24
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