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SB Partners Admin on October 9, 2020 in Uncategorized

Senior Audit, Associate, A&A

SB Partners is a full-service Chartered Professional Public Accounting firm located in Burlington, Ontario. For over 45 years, SB Partners has served a diverse set of clients and is one of the leading independent CPA firms in the GTA. Our primary client base is entrepreneurial, owner-managed businesses, high net-wealth, corporate subsidiaries and not-for-profit organizations.

Enjoy the rewards and possibilities of working with a team of dedicated, values-driven colleagues who support you and celebrate your accomplishments. Your role will be integral in making a difference in the lives of the team and your clients, along with creating a positive impact in the community.

The A&A group at SB Partners is expanding. We are seeking a dynamic, smart, and service-oriented Senior Audit Associate to join our team. Please contact Farah Zafar, Director, Human Resources at if you are interested in this position.

Purpose of the Position

As a Senior Audit Associate, you will manage larger and more complex engagements and continue to advance your technical knowledge.  You will continue to have increased exposure within the firm and externally through elevated client interactions.  The role will involve developing and maintaining outstanding client relationships, ensuring the “Ultimate Client Experience” is provided, and showcasing your leadership qualities through the mentoring, coaching, and training of other team members.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Perform a lead role in completion of audits and review engagements of financial statements for private businesses including preparation of corporate tax returns adhering to industry standards and guidelines
  • Confidently audit all aspects of a corporations financial statements
  • Independently complete review engagements of financial statements for private businesses including preparation of corporate income tax returns
  • Independently complete Notice to Reader engagements including preparation of corporate income tax returns
  • Research accounting issues in accordance with ASPE and ASNFPO and make recommendations on proposed accounting treatment
  • Manage competing deadlines for multiple partners and managers while providing quality service to clients
  • Provide guidance to junior team members
  • Demonstrate commitment to the Firm’s Mission, Vision, Values
  • Show ongoing progress to the achievement of the competencies for your level

Academic Qualifications

  • CPA, CA (Audit) Designation

Work Experience and Skills

  • Proficient in the use of CaseWare/CaseView and TaxPrep software
  • Public accounting audit experience for a variety of industries, preferably in a small to mid-size firm
  • Knowledge of Accounting Standards for private enterprises
  • Demonstrated technical accounting skills and research capabilities
  • Strong client service and communication skills

SB Partners is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise Human Resources to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.