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Chartered Professional Accountant / Financial Analyst

Chartered Professional Accountant / Financial Analyst

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Do you have the drive of an entrepreneur and truly want to bring impact to your clients? Stawowski McGill provides an opportunity to work in your profession in a manner which you may have never thought possible.


Stawowski McGill is a team of business advisors, financial advisors and mentors. They collaborate with business owners to bring the clarity, confidence and control required to take their business to the next level. Their clients want to learn and grow, both within their business and personally. Their clients are NOT the ones just looking for their financial statements and tax returns to be prepared for the lowest price possible. They are looking for a partner and true advisor with whom they can to build a relationship and create unimaginable value.

The experience and skills below are many of the traditional requirements you would find in another firm, however at Stawowski McGill it is all about culture and having the right people on the team.

  • Imagine a position where chargeable hours is not the single driver in the firm
  • Where you are taught and encouraged to provide additional value to your clients
  • Where the firm culture is “potent” and always geared toward having impact on our clients business, life, and path to success


  • A Canadian CPA designation
  • 2 - 4 years of public accounting experience, including working paper files and the preparation of personal and corporate tax returns
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills as you will be client facing and dealing directly with a variety of people and personalities
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, such as Excel and Word
  • Experience preparing review and NTR engagements
  • Experience with Caseware, Caseview, Jazz-it, and Profile software programs
  • Knowledge of basic accounting software programs such as QuickBooks and Simply Accounting
  • Strong understanding of GST and payroll matters
  • Solid understanding of ASPE as well as current trends in finance and accounting
  • Knowledge of simple tax planning concepts and ideas
  • Taken a number of personal and corporate income tax courses.
  • Taken appropriate level of professional development courses related to reviews and NTR engagements.
  • Taken courses regarding client service and or communication
  • Desire to work as part of a team
  • An attitude of wanting to help others, add value and bring impact
  • Good presentation skills, as you will be interacting with clients, abiltiy to cleary explain complex concepts
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize as you will have numerous clients to assist on a regular basis
  • Experience working as a controller or assistant controller of a small business is an asset, but not required


  • Preparation of year-end financial statements and working paper files (NO AUDITS!)
  • Preparation of corporate and personal income tax returns and proactive planning with the owners of the business
  • Prepare basic borrowing packages, FOFI packages, and cash flow models.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with client management and bookkeepers.
  • Identify soft issues within the clients business
  • Able to ask meaningful questions of clients and help problem solve
  • Effectively communicate with clients regarding financial statements, tax concepts, financial analysis, and general business advice
  • Identify and communicate ratios and KPI’s for client to monitor, then provide options and analysis to other team members on file.
  • Identify trends and analysis of financial statements
  • Initiate client communication outside the regular engagement to build stronger relationships with the clients
  • Communicate with government agencies on behalf of our clients
  • Work closely with our team to find value added opportunities for our clients
  • Work closely with our team to complete client deadlines
  • Attend planning meetings and quarterly meetings with client; provide input, then document the discussions.
  • Identify and communicate scope creep in engagements before proceeding
  • You will be required to build a professional network of accountants, tax specialists, bankers, insurance and investment advisors, etc.
  • Progression towards becoming the lead on compliance engagements of our clients


Stawowski McGill Offers:


Stawowski McGill offers a competitive compensation package, including a generous holiday allowance, flex days, time off at Christmas, and a team-oriented culture you’ll love being part of!


We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.