Senior Accountant, Assurance (Audit)


Senior Accountant, Assurance (Audit)
Location Fredericton, NB
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Req # 6268
Who we are
You know those big cities that still feel like small towns? Where everyone's friendly and helps each other out? That's like Grant Thornton. Except here we're all professionals and there isn't a mayor or a general store. What we're trying to say is that we're a large and growing professional services firm that still feels like a community. We employ over 2500 people across Canada, and we truly care about our colleagues, our clients and the communities where we work and live. That's what's most important to us. We're building a thriving organization that's purpose driven and still want to remember what your favourite milkshake flavour is.
A significant opportunity awaits an excellent Senior Accountant, Assurance working with our Assurance Team. Working side by side with a strong team of well-respected Assurance professionals you will be engaged in a wide variety of interesting assurance matters, advising an excellent range of clients. Our assurance practice offers continual professional development as well as long term growth opportunities to evolve your career. If you are an entrepreneurial individual who enjoys sharing strategy and best practices for growth by collaborating internally and connecting externally with individuals and privately held businesses, then this opportunity is ideal for you.
A career in Senior Assurance Services with Grant Thornton will provide you an opportunity to:
  • Work with a team of professionals who assist individuals and businesses with a wide range of accounting and financial services
  • Be part of a unique work culture that challenges you to further your professional development and enlarge your chosen career path
  • Be part of a fast growing environment with well respected professionals who are locally renowned in their respective field
  • Develop solutions with clients and co-workers through collaborative effort and discussion
  • Be engaged with clients on a variety of local and national projects
    As a Senior Accountant your responsibilities will include:
  • Planning, preparing and execution of financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations
  • Providing solutions to our clients on current business and financial conditions
  • Planning fieldwork assignments including budget and resource needs
  • Working closely with clients and providing exceptional client service
  • Building our reputation as the preferred business advisors in key sectors of our growing practice
  • Preparation of corporate and personal tax returns
    Be Grant Thornton
    If you're a bit like us, you're driven to connect with how others are feeling and thinking. Here we walk in others shoes before taking action. Just imagine being part of a team that puts "we before me", where flexAbility is a mindset, and where you trust your colleagues to have your back. At Grant Thornton, you'll work with inspiring leaders who support your development, both personally and professionally. This is a place where your insatiable curiosity enables you to think, see and hear from a variety of perspectives, a place where every day is different and having the courage to grow is part of who you are. And when all this comes together, well that's when the magic happens!
    Want to learn more about who we are and how we live our purple every day? Read our colleagues' stories at www.discoveryourpurple.ca

    Think you've got what it takes to be an Senior Accountant? Like the colour purple? Great. Here's a few more boxes we're also hoping you can tick:
  • CPA designation or designation near completion
  • 2+ Years of public practice audit experience
  • Strong technical expertise in audit, accounting and tax
  • Ability to develop and present new ideas and conceptualize new approaches and solutions
  • Strong commitment to excellence and attention to detail
  • Proven problem solver with solid analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in leading teams of professionals on diverse engagements
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office suite and ability to grasp new technology tools
  • Ability to travel within New Brunswick is a requirement
    At Grant Thornton we're focused on making a difference in the lives of our clients, our colleagues and our communities. That's our purpose. Or, as we like to say, living our purple.
    Are you ready to Discover Your Purple?
    Effective November 1, 2021, Grant Thornton has established a Vaccination Policy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Newly hired colleagues must be fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status, or request and be granted an exemption to the policy, as a condition of employment.
    Grant Thornton LLP supports the spirit and principles of Employment Equity and is committed to maintaining an environment which is perceived to be fair and non-discriminatory. We welcome applications from designated group members - Women, Visible Minorities, Aboriginals and Persons with Disabilities and accommodations are available for Persons with Disabilities taking part in any aspect of our selection/hiring process. Should you require any accommodation during the recruitment process or otherwise, please notify us of this via careers@ca.gt.com and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.
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    About Grant Thornton LLP

    Grant Thornton LLP is a leading Canadian accounting and business advisory firm providing audit, tax and advisory services-locally and across Canada to dynamic privately owned, publicly listed and public sector organizations.

    Together with the Quebec firm, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton LLP, we have approximately 4,000 people in offices across the country.

    As a member of Grant Thornton International Ltd, we benefit from being part of a network of more than 50,000 people providing clients with distinctive and personalized service in over 130 countries.

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