Junior Administrative Assistant

Are you a super organized individual, highly detailed, with a titch of a type-A personality? Do you love proof reading and locating the grammatical and typographical errors of others? Does spending an hour or two filing and scanning documents help you sleep better at night? Do you thrive in an occasionally hectic and possibly intense environment? And by occasionally, we mean at least four months of the year, we are a tax firm after all.

Cameron Izard Snell Chartered Professional Accountants are searching for a new member to join our well-oiled, harmonious administrative dream team. If you like working with a group of intelligent, articulate, and tremendously efficient individuals, please keep reading. Your responsibilities may change from day-to-day but will include a variety of the following:

  • Proof read and format a variety of letters/memos/PowerPoint presentations/org charts
  • Create basic correspondance (letters/memos/PowerPoint presentations/org charts)
  • Print and assemble a variety of tax returns, including US returns
  • E-filing a variety of T-Forms to CRA
  • Creating and maintaining client information within our database
  • Generating a variety of client reports and lists
  • Reception coverage as needed

This full-time position includes excellent benefits the likes of which you likely won’t find anywhere else. We offer the usual suspects such as dental & extended health benefits, a fitness allowance and RRSP matching, but even better than that, we offer banana split parties, tax season over-time, chili cook-offs, continuous learning opportunities, pancake breakfasts and more. If you think you’d be a good fit and you found the typo in this ad, please submit your resume, cover letter telling us about why we should choose you and noting the correction we should’ve seen, attention: Liberty. Bonus points and extra consideration will be given to those with an applicable Certificate or Diploma.

Staff Accountants

Cameron Izard Snell, Chartered Professional Accountants is a boutique accounting firm located in the heart of downtown Victoria. Providing corporate accounting, tax services as well as cross-border personal tax, we have positions open for a junior staff accountant, and an experienced accounting technician.

If you’re the one we’re looking for, you will be responsible for preparing:

  • Notice to Reader Engagements with well documented work-paper files
  • Tax returns for companies, corporate groups and trusts
  • Intermediate and complex personal tax returns

We’re sure to really like you if you:

  • Have several years’ experience in a public practice firm
  • Demonstrate strong time management abilities
  • Demonstrate analytical and logical thinking in your work
  • Are confident with technology
  • Are able to remain calm in a high pressure environment

You’re sure to really like us if you:

  • Enjoy being challenged by working with entrepreneurial and diverse clients and their companies
  • Are passionate about continuous learning
  • Love pancake breakfasts, chili cook-offs and other awesome social events

Compensation is based upon experience. We also provide flexible work arrangements, excellent benefits including extended health and dental, a fitness benefit, RRSP matching and the opportunity to work with a group of surprisingly fun people, considering they’re all accountants. If you think you’re the right person for this role, please submit resume and cover letter attention: Liberty. We thank you for your interest. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.




US Personal Tax Accountant

We are also seeking an experienced full time US Personal Tax Accountant to join our dynamic team. This position will work closely with principals of the firm and members of our US tax team to determine client specific needs and reporting requirements.

The work:

  • preparation of US and Canadian personal tax returns and related filings;
  • communication with clients and their professionals;
  • gathering and summarizing relevant information, documentation;
  • related research on US and Canadian tax legislation, policies and practices and;
  • a primary work load consisting of US personal tax and trusts, with a secondary focus on Canadian personal and trust tax preparation

The skills

  • 2 or more years’ experience in the preparation of both US and Canadian personal tax, particularly relating to US citizens living abroad;
  • recent experience with a public practice firm,
  • strong time-management expertise
  • excellent research skills, confidence with technology and a thorough understanding of accounting software
  • accounting designation and advanced tax courses preferred
  • people person who enjoys frequent client interaction

The rewards:

  • compensation based upon experience and qualifications
  • flexible work arrangements
  • health and fitness benefits
  • RRSP matching
  • chili cook-offs, banana split parties and more
  • excellent opportunities for career development and advancement

If this position suits you, please submit resume and cover letter attention: Liberty. We thank you for your interest. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.