Senior Accountant
in St. John's, NL

St. John's, NL
Full-time - Permanent
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Our client, Beacon Accounting, a growing accounting firm located in St. John's, NL, are hiring for a Senior Accountant.

The Senior Accountant will prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements, conduct risk assessments, and assist with budget management, among other duties. To be successful in this role, you are highly analytical, motivated, and enjoy working in a fast-paced and continuously changing environment.

The Role:

  • Provide accounting services to small or large corporations in various areas of finance.
  • Prepare files and financial statements (NTR, Review and Audit engagements).
  • Utilize financial records to properly fill out clients' corporate tax returns (T2).
  • Prepare T1s and when necessary, prepare T3, T4, T5 and GST/HST returns.
  • Maintenance and review of Client financial records.
  • Complete audits of accounts for errors, misinformation, fraud, and overspending.
  • Maintain familiarity with tax laws concerning clients' professions or businesses.
  • Communicate with clients and discusses clients' financial records with government auditors or Revenue Service officials, while also handling Canada Revenue Agency issues as they occur.
  • Support the answering of phones, mail distribution and other administrative duties.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3-7 years of relevant work experience in public accounting.
  • Experience preparing T1s, T2s, and year-end working paper files (NTR, Review and Audit engagements)
  • Experience working with Sage, QuickBooks, CaseWare, Jazzit, and Profile
  • CPA designation considered an asset.
  • Proficient with software packages such as MS Office (Excel and Word).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to think critically, make decisions and use an analytical approach to resolve problems.

Sam Carberry | HR Consultant | [email protected]

Jump Recruitment Specialists |

We embrace diversity. Individuals that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however; only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted. Applicants considered for the position will be subject to a background check. This opportunity is only available for candidates legally entitled to work in Canada.

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About Jump Recruitment Specialists

Higher Talent Inc. is a human resources solutions firm with experience recruiting executive leaders for businesses and not-for profit organizations in Newfoundland and Labrador. Working closely with our clients, our team of seasoned HR professionals ensure a complete understanding of your strategic objectives so that we find the ideal candidate for your organization.

One of the largest investments an organization will make is in hiring and retaining its leadership team. Higher Talent is committed to ensuring the benefits of that investment are fully realized. We partner with our clients to attract and hire top talent and we ensure long-term success through continued interaction with clients and new hires after the search process is complete. We are committed to our client’s success and we understand how costly and distracting a poor hiring decision can be. Our approach to recruitment has been tailored to ensure success. As proof, we not only commit to work until the right candidate is found, but we also offer our clients a 12-month replacement guarantee.

Higher Talent’s core competencies include executive search and HR consulting. Our consultants work with clients to find the right person for the role and the right fit for the organization. We place top candidates utilizing our network of business leaders and industry professionals.

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