Senior Accountant

  • Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
  • May 17, 2022

Job Description

Do you seek out total flexibility, challenging opportunities and aim to develop your career in public practice? We have the opportunity to match!

When you join RHN CPA, you'll be joining an award-winning firm that is committed to excelling in client and staff support. We're small enough to have a cohesive work environment where everyone knows each other, but large enough to take on complex projects and to remain competitive among other firms. At RHN, our accountants have the opportunity to work on engagements with varying complexity from start to finish, across a number of different industries and sectors. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence, and supports our communities.

Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself!


Servicing clients for 70 years, our four offices across BC confidently provide Audit, Review, Compilation, Tax and Consulting services. Since inception, the firm has maintained steady growth and consists of Chartered Professional Accountants, an experienced Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Aboriginal Financial Managers, and Certified Financial Planners. We proudly serve a diverse range of clients, including businesses, First Nations, Strata corporations, Wineries and Vineyards, and Not-for-Profits. RHN is the proud recipient of the 2017 Mid-Size Business of the Year Award, and 2020 Outstanding Workplace of the Year award presented by the Richmond Chamber of Commerce. We hold an esteemed reputation among business leaders through the quality of our advice, depth of knowledge, excellence in service and our staff cohesion.

Our core values are Communications, Trust, Respect and Service. We respect and care about our staff, and we believe in growing people from within. We are committed to a culture that empowers you grow, develop, and become a better you. With the support to help you advance personally and professionally, there's no limit to what you can achieve at RHN CPA.

What will you do

As a Senior Accountant, you will complete a variety of different engagements assigned to you, continuing to diversify your experience and skill sets, and actively contribute to the firm's continued growth through timely service and communication to clients. You will:
  • Prepare compilations, reviews, and audit engagements
  • Prepare Canadian corporate, personal and trust income tax returns
  • Develop positive relationships with clients and staff
  • Work with a time budget for all files, monitoring your time in the budget and meeting deadlines
  • Participate in and contribute to in-house training sessions
  • Audit field work, including travelling up to five days at a time during the week

What you bring to the role
  • 3-5 years relevant public practice experience
  • CPA designed or in the progress of CPA designation
  • Sound knowledge of CAS, GAAP, ASPE ASNPO and Assurance standards
  • Experience with NPO audits and fund accounting for a diverse group of clients
  • Familiarity with owner-operator businesses and private companies
  • Good understanding of materiality and variance analysis
  • Experience with CaseWare/CaseView, Taxprep and Microsoft Suite
  • Impeccable spoken and written English
  • Proven extraordinary client service
  • The ability to work cohesively in a team
  • Problem solving abilities and productivity in situations where direct supervision may be conducted remotely or at a minimum level
  • Experience with International Financial Reporting Standards is considered an asset

What we offer

  • Flexible work schedules
  • Competitive salary with 3 weeks vacation to start
  • Comprehensive extended health and dental benefits after 3 months
  • RRSP matching contributions after 12 months
  • Opportunity to work on a diverse client base and increasingly complex engagements
  • Paid professional development and training tailored to your career goals that aim to grow people from within
  • A work environment that highly values professionalism and integrity

COVID-19 Considerations

At RHN CPA, we are committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment. In response to COVID-19, we are taking all necessary precautions per WorkSafeBC to ensure a safe workplace for our employees and our clients. In order to reduce or eliminate risks wherever possible, we have introduced a written and video safety plan that all staff must follow. In addition, we have implemented measures such as additional cleaning and cleaning supplies, providing sanitizing stations, installing plexiglass barriers, removing excess chairs, and arranging staff workstations to ensure physical distancing as well as the opportunity for remote working.

We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.