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Bookkeeping, Tax & Administration Clerk

New Liskeard
Full-time, Permanent
Closing Date: Please have your resumes submitted by September 30, 2021. We may start interviewing prior to the closing date based on the response and may also make employement offers before if a suitable candidate has applied.

Excellent Career Opportunity! Great Benefits!

We are looking for someone with experience in bookkeeping and tax who wants to have an exciting career with a stable company that’s been around for over 23 years! The successful candidate will join our accounting team and be assigned clients and files to manage and overlook that suit their skill set. This position offers training and advancement for motivated individuals not to mention a great benefits package!

Bookkeeping / Administrative Clerk

The role will require you to review, assist and in some cases complete some bookkeeping both electronically and manually, including but not limited to: entering basic data on spreadsheets, recording source document receipts and invoices, reconciling bank accounts, credit card accounts, accounts receivable and payable. In addition, may also need to produce relevant reports including lists of receivables, payables, balance draft, electronic financial statements, payroll services, WSIB, etc. Typical software utilized within the firm is Sage 50 sage 300 Quick book, QBO and PC law, that we are a high-level service provider for all the most commonly used software. For tax and year end we utilized the complete suite of Tax prep by CCH for T1 T2 and T3 and CCH engagement for the completion year-end financial statements. We used technology to its full capability and like to be current and innovator and used the best practice to be most efficient. Other software includes the full line of Microsoft suite, teleplay, receipt bank and more.

Tax Preparation

Since one of the main services that the company offers is personal and corporate tax services, this individual will also be responsible for assisting and preparing personal tax returns during tax season.

Skills / Qualifications / Experience:

  • Telephone skills
  • Listening skills
  • Verbal Communication
  • Customer service experience
  • Bookkeeping experience
  • Personal Tax Returns

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate professionalism, confidentiality, maturity and good judgment.
  • Bilingual is an asset but not mandatory
  • Assist with bookkeeping for corporations, sole proprietors and partnerships (within office and at client location);
  • Provide consultations to clients on-site to assess situations and implement internal bookkeeping and computerized systems;
  • Work with IT and act as a liaison with clients to implement computer and bookkeeping systems;
  • Maintain files for each client;
  • Assist other bookkeepers and accountants when necessary;
  • Independent and group research and training to maintain up-to-date requirements for bookkeeping/accounting;
  • Assist with year-end preparation;
  • Prepare personal tax returns (in office) (T1);
  • Attend staff meetings;
  • Attend training sessions when required;
  • Out of town travel may be required at times including: working on-site on client accounts, attending conferences and seminars and facilitating seminars (compensation provided as per policy).

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel with macro and micro formulas in order to create and manage templates;
  • Become fully capable of preparation and have a full understanding of filing corporate Year Ends (T2);
  • Maintain and update year-end templates and procedures as required;
  • Responsible for any other duty and responsibility as assigned by management.

Additional Information:

This position is key within the VS Group team and it is important we find the right person. We have a great work environment, great people, and are looking for someone who will enjoy the atmosphere we have created. VS Group offers several benefits to employees such as opportunities for bonuses, health benefits, retirement contribution, flexibility time paid for personal and professional development, flexible in travel arrangement, professional development, and opportunity to grow.

About the Company:

VS Group is an innovative, disruptive, business powerhouse. We are a fully bilingual firm with a multi-disciplinary structure of people working in the same environment. Our approach is simple, we keep our skills current and continue to successfully provide the best advice possible to our client, so they can stay ahead of the competition. We firmly believe, when our clients are successful, so are we. We are aware and in touch.

After working for over 8 years as Revenue Canada auditor, Vincent Shank officially opened the doors in 1997. What started in North Bay, Ontario as VS Accounting rapidly grew to include VS Marketing and VS Technology, offering the three essential services required for any business or organization, before expanding geographically across the province. What is known today as VS Group, has all the skills to become the "head office" for any small or medium business.

With Vincent's heart set on helping manufacturing, mining, farming, retail, not-for-profits and various business owners with their operations, he quickly grew realizing the huge need. We know that not all entrepreneurs are experts in planning cash flow to optimize their funds, establishing a marketing plan to increase sales, refinancing to better suit their operations, implementing new technology or setting up their network to run more efficiently. We know because we have listened to the needs of our clients and developed a team to meet those needs.

Soon after opening, Vincent expanded his offices to New Liskeard, Parry Sound and Huntsville and offered a Small Business Startup Training Program through the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities for over 10 years. In 2019, VS Group launched both the downtown Toronto location and a NEW Division "VS Municipal Solutions," that specializes in the unique needs of municipalities. After 23 years in business, we are continuing to grow, innovate the business world and see no sign of slowing down!

How to Apply:

If you believe you have the skills, knowledge and desire we are looking for, please complete our online application at careers.vsgroup.ca Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.