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Date Posted: Feb 1, 2019

Reference Code: 42962-en_US

Job Type:  Temporary Contract 
Primary Location: Vaughan, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto; Vaughan 

External Posting Description

Our Vaughan & Toronto offices are currently looking for a Seasonal Senior Accountant for our Accounting Services Group. At Deloitte, we recognize that work-life fit is important. That’s why we’re committed to giving our people the choices and flexibility they need to be at their best, and stay at their best. Deloitte will have a number of seasonal and flexible work arrangements posted in the fall for the Audit Busy Season. Individuals hired for these roles will have the opportunity to work with us for part of the year, and then take time off to pursue the things that are important to them. These seasonal opportunities are ideal for people who want to travel, take summers off, volunteer, teach, or run their own business. We know the days of one set path to career success are over. Join Deloitte and find the flexibility to build the life you want and develop your career.

Deloitte's Accounting Services Group (ASG) has the feel of a small firm, but has all the advantages of being part of one of Canada's leading professional services firms. Our clients range in size and include some of Canada's top private companies. You will focus on serving privately owned clients and will have an opportunity to work with a variety of business sectors including manufacturing, agriculture, retail/service, construction, real-estate, transportation, professional services and others. Engagements will vary from stand-alone companies to large corporate groups.


As a Senior Accountant you will:

  • Be responsible for all activities required to complete compilation and review engagements
  • Identify technical issues and propose solutions
  • Prepare financial statements with complete note disclosure, where applicable
  • Prepare corporate and/or personal income tax returns and other tax compliance slips
  • Assist with simple tax planning strategies
  • Complete bank and other account reconciliations
  • Carry out bookkeeping activities, as required
  • Work with accounting software (TaxPrep, Caseware) and provide support to clients
  • Respond to client queries and maintain client relationships
  • Complete other related duties, as required

External Posting Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of relevant experience, preferably in public accounting or equivalent combination of relevant post-secondary education and hands-on experience
  • Possess very good understanding of accounting principles and tax compliance and possess advanced accounting skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English and/or French
  • Pursuit of a professional accounting designation is an asset
  • Quick learning capacity
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills, professional manner and exemplary team work skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make a greater impact than you ever thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and drive our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, and lead.

At Deloitte, we understand that everyone, and their career goals, are different. As a firm, we help create the conditions and opportunities that will enable our people to thrive – both professionally and personally. We do this by making three commitments to our people:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to work how you want, and we have innovative spaces and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

Apply now and let us show you how to push your career to the next level at Deloitte. The One Firm. For You.

Deloitte 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 the Recruiter 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



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