Experienced Co-op Job posting

About us

Located in Markham, we are a rapidly growing CPA firm that strives to provide a working environment which allows our clients and team members to maximize their business and professional potential. We have a wide range of clients in a variety of industries which will provide the team member with a variety of interesting assignments.

We strive to be at the leading edge of technology using only the latest versions of hardware and software. Our team members are rewarded on several levels for their hard work, determination and drive to excel. We feel it is the firm’s responsibility to provide our students with the experiences necessary to give them the tools required to complete their CPA education and pass the Common Final Exam. We would prefer to employ someone who would like the opportunity to return to our firm to continue his/her co-op training and also would consider full time employment after his/her university career is completed.

About you

The candidates that we are looking for would have the following attributes:

  • Currently enrolled in the third year of an Undergraduate program;
  • Demonstrates academic excellence and leadership ability
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exhibits excellent interpersonal relations and ability to work effectively with others;
  • Has strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Is a motivated and enthusiastic self-starter that is willing to take ownership for their contributions to servicing our clients;
  • Shows strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Excel, Word, and Office)

Having previous experience using Caseware, Caseview and Taxprep would be an asset.

Below you will note the specific goals set out for your work term so that you have an idea of what our expectations are:

  1. Enjoy the Experience
    • Want to return to Williams & Partners CPA LLP
    • Want to continue in the CPA profession
  2. Caseware
    • Be able to set up a new client file
    • Be comfortable entering trial balances
    • Be comfortable posting journal entries
    • Be able to link new accounts to financial statements in Caseview
  3. Working papers
    • Have a good understanding of the methodology of working paper preparation and documentation
    • Be comfortable in the preparation of certain sections of the file, such as audit procedures for the sales/receivable cycle
    • Be comfortable with the preparation of checklists
    • Prepare a complete Notice to Reader file
    • Assist in the performance of Review and Audit engagements
    • Be able to use Doc-it (paperless office) software in conjunction with Caseware
  4. Corporate Income Taxes
    • Be able to set up a new client file
    • Have a basic understanding of the preparation of tax returns and general tax theory for tax planning purposes
  5. Personal Income Taxes
    • Be able to set up a new client file
    • Be comfortable in preparing a simple return
  6. Other
    • Be able to prepare T4 & T5 slips and summaries
    • Have an understanding of payroll, GST, WSIB, and EHT
    • Develop a professional work ethic

Interested qualified candidates are encouraged to send their resumes to hr@wpllp.ca, quoting job #CO-OP.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those best suited to our current needs and qualifications will be contacted. No agencies please.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.