Baker Tilly REO LLP is seeking a Student to join our growing team.

Baker Tilly REO is an independent member of Baker Tilly Canada. With member firms from coast to coast, we are one of the country’s largest associations of Chartered Professional Accounting firms. With an international network, we have a longstanding reputation for value-added audit, tax, and advisory solutions. We embrace a model of client-focused, partner-led service and believe that quality of life for our high-performance team is important. We have strong community roots and believe in providing our clients with high-quality personalized services.

A seven-partner, locally owned firm with offices in Carleton Place, Cobden, Morrisburg, Pembroke, and Winchester, our over 50 staff serve companies at all stages of their development from emerging and owner-managed businesses to large private companies, not-for-profit organizations, professionals, and individuals.

At Baker Tilly REO, you will work with an open-door and interactive team of dynamic professionals who pride themselves on exceptional client service and a commitment to success. We also appreciate the value of work-life balance. We offer:

  • a relaxed and friendly work environment,
  • a competitive salary,
  • flex time to balance your work and personal interests, and
  • paid overtime when extra hours prove to be necessary.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

Your primary responsibilities will include the preparation and development of skills under the guidance of a manager/senior staff member in a wide variety of areas relevant to your studies including but not limited to:

  • Preparation of personal, corporate, non-profit organization information and charitable tax returns
  • Execution and completion of a wide range of Audit, Review and Compilation engagements, both independently and as part of a team
  • Bookkeeping basics including entry and reconciliation of monthly and quarterly bookkeeping assignments including but not limited to payables, receivables, bank statements, credit card statements and journal entries, GST/HST and source deductions using manual and computerized bookkeeping systems
  • Accounting basics including preparation and analysis of general ledgers and monthly financial statements, calculation of fixed assets and depreciation as well as preparation of other statistical, financial, and accounting reports

A successful candidate will have:

  • Enrolment in an accounting program
  • High proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams) and technical competencies to execute work at the direction received upfront from other experienced staff using Caseware/Caseview, TaxPrep, QuickBooks Online and/or any other tax preparation software. Any prior experience with these programs is an asset
  • Excellent attention to detail, interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Sound judgement regarding confidential information and sensitive matters
  • Professional manner, strong work ethic and ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong understanding of a client-focused fast paced work environment including related deadlines and the ability to work to meet those deadlines
  • The ability to accept feedback and apply feedback to future engagements