Enterprise Accountant

Location: Remote (Ontario) Category: Full-time, Permanent Start Date: Feb 2022

Choose Local, Choose Welch LLP  

Welch LLP is ideal for professionals with an entrepreneurial spirit.  Welch offers its employees invaluable prospects: possibility for growth and advancement; variety to explore different career paths; opportunity to specialize and deepen skills; and flexibility of work-life balance to enjoy family and personal interests.  

Grounded in a values-led culture (care, impact, empower), Welch is focused on creating a diverse and inclusive environment, nurturing women in leadership, and supporting its surrounding communities.  At Welch, we know our employees are our number one asset.  It is our people that enables Welch LLP to be a firm like no other.  

National Firm expertise, with the value and service of a small firm 

Established in 1918, Welch evolved from a single office to the largest locally-owned and operated firm in the region. With 12 offices and over 300 people across Ontario and Western Quebec, Welch LLP has deeps roots in the communities it serves.  Welch ranks as the 14th largest accounting firm in Canada and continues to grow.  

Headquartered in Ottawa, the key to Welch’s success is continually evolving to meet the needs of its employees, clients and the marketplace.  With a full suite of professional services, ranging from traditional assurance to expert business advisory, our clients respect and value the firm’s expertise and commitment to exceptional service. Welch’s clientele is as varied as the economic landscape, ranging from start-ups to large, multi-divisional privately-held companies, not-for- profit organizations and public sector entities. 

About the Opportunity

Welch LLP is currently looking to hire a new Enterprise Accountant for our growing Toronto bookkeeping practice. This position could be entirely remote, or the individual could work out of our Toronto office. You would be responsible for performing bookkeeping services by independently managing the accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, and administrative needs for a group of clients, with minimal supervision.

We are looking to fill this role for February 2022.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, and administrative services for our clients
  • Cash flow projection and management
  • Preparation of GST/HST returns, WSIB, QST, EHT, and other regulatory requirements and filings
  • Design, implementation and preparation of management reports
  • Support with banking, financing and investor relations
  • Managing a group of enterprise clients, and general “hand-holding” to assist clients in growing their businesses
  • Other accounting/bookkeeping tasks as required

Qualifications

  • Educational background in Accounting; ideal candidate would have a university or college degree in Accounting
  • 4+ years of experience in a full-cycle bookkeeping or accounting role, including payroll and payroll reporting
  • Knowledge of and experience with Ontario provincial taxes is required
  • Working knowledge of accounting software, such as QuickBooks, Sage, Simply Accounting, and Xero
  • Experience working with Great Plains and/or Microsoft Dynamics software is considered a strong asset
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Ability to effectively plan and organize to achieve results
  • Aptitude for developing and maintaining good relationships with clients and staff
  • Ability to handle a variety of responsibilities in a professional manner, working on multiple assignments with a high degree of autonomy over your work

If you are interested in a great career opportunity with a growing, flexible and dynamic organization, please apply by sending your cover letter and resume to careers@welchllp.com with subject line “Enterprise Accountant.”

Welch LLP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For a full list of available opportunities, visit our current opportunities page