Senior Manager-Accounting

  • Are you tired of the gloomy days with rain and want sunshine in your life? We got you covered. Living up to its name with an annual total of between 1,400 and 2,400 hours of sunshine, The Sunshine Coast of BC is a hidden gem. Hike, bike, and swim in lakes while choosing your own hours and with a path to partnership - Relocating never sounded better. 

    This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a Regional Accounting firm with offices in major centers in Canada as a Senior Manager, to lead their small business development team.

    Our client is a public accounting firm, proudly serving northern and western Canada for over 50 years. Build on a foundation of diverse talent, delivering expert advice across a spectrum of industries and organizations, they’re excited to grow their team and are currently seeking an ambitious full-time Senior Manager to join their Sunshine Coast office.

    As the Senior Manager, you will report to the Partners and will be a career-focused individual that is excited to join a growth-oriented, entrepreneurial firm. This individual will be an integral part of their continued growth on the Sunshine Coast in a casual, fun, and flexible work environment.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assign work, field questions, and oversee a team of senior accountants and staff accountants providing support to ensure overall progress and satisfaction or the team
    • Demonstrate an understanding of clients’ industry, marketplace, business trends and technical and industry developments, key performance drivers and proven ability to communicate such to the client
    • Assist Senior Managers/Partners in managing client relationships
    • Reviewing your team’s work prior to obtaining file completion and Partner sign-off
    • Effectively manage workload, deadlines, and client expectations
    • Identifying and resolving accounting, audit, and tax issues proactively through collaboration with Senior Managers/Partners
    • Successfully delegating to all levels of staff while providing guidance and training to staff members to enhance their career development within the firm
    • Foster positive working relationships with client personnel, and colleagues
    • Dedication to continuous learning and development as an accounting professional
    • Proactively ensure high employee engagement and client satisfaction
    • Mentor and coach senior and staff accountants
    Requirements:

    • Minimum five years of post-designation public practice work experience
    • Sound knowledge of the CPA Canada Handbook, review procedures and tax compliance
    • Prior experience in the industries our firm currently supports considered an asset
    • Demonstrated leadership and mentoring abilities
    • Ability to proactively identify and collaborate to solve problems and multitask effectively to
    • ensure firm efficiency
    • Proven ability to take files and/or jobs to point of Partner review
    • Ability to proactively solve problems and multitask effectively to ensure firm efficiency
    • An innovative thinker, comfortable in a team and client-focused environment
    • Community focused
    • A team player who encourages the success of all
    If you are interested in this amazing opportunity, please apply in confidence by directly emailing your resume to Trevor Martin at: tmartin@locksearchgroup.com


    Thank you in advance for your interest, only individuals deemed to have the skill set and experience to fit the role will be contacted. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada without sponsorship.

    We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers that do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, provincial or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities upon request.

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