Tax Accountant Position, Ottawa-Gatineau

Position Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary is determined based on your skills and experience

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prepare personal and corporate tax returns
  • Prepare trust income tax returns for deceased individuals and final income tax return
  • Research tax issues
  • Handling CRA reviews/audits
  • Prepare income tax returns from accounting records
  • Communication with tax authorities on behalf of clients (CRA and RQ)
  • Communication with clients, ensuring all inquiries are answered

Other duties will be assigned as required

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Assist with bookkeeping engagements for clients (QBO/Sage) 
  • Reconcile accounts
  • Post journal entries
  • Assess the quality of the presentation of the financial statements
  • Prepare notes to the financial statements
  • Prepare reports and audit findings
  • Examine accounting records
  • Analyze financial documents and reports
  • Ensure accuracy and compliance to accounting standards procedures and internal control

Other duties will be assigned as required

Education And Experience

  • 2 years of relevant experience (required) 
  • Diploma or degree with a focus on accounting (required)
  • Experience with tax software such as TaxCycle, TaxPrep, or ProFile (required)
  • Have Personal and Corporate tax experience (required)
  • Have trust income tax experience (asset)
  • Experience with Microsoft office (required)
  • Experience with accounting software such as Sage, QuickBooks, and CaseWare (asset)
  • Bilingual with working proficiency in English and French (preferred)

Personal Skills

  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills 
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Is motivated and ambitious 
  • Works well in a team and individually
  • Wants to make a positive impact on clients
  • Wants to grow and develop new skills
  • Wants part of the growth and development of the firm

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, a place to belong and thrive, and a great team of colleagues who want to be part of your development, apply now by emailing your resume to

Due to the significant number of resumes we usually receive, only candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.