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Senior Associate – Accounting

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Richmond Hill

Company Description:

Grewal Guyatt LLP (“Grewal Guyatt”) is a prominent Professional Services firm based out of Richmond Hill, Ontario that specializes in Assurance, Accounting, Estate Planning, Tax Consulting, Forensics, Advisory, Business Valuations and Litigation Support Services.

Grewal Guyatt has experienced exponential growth over the past several years through organic expansion of service lines and strategic acquisitions. Our clients include high net worth families, real estate developers, fintech companies, medical, dental, and legal professionals, nationally recognized organizations, professional athletes, and various not-for-profit entities.  The strength of our people has allowed us to provide quality service to our clients that is competitive with the most well-known accounting firms.

We recognize that the growth of our firm is attributable to our people, and we reward our team members by providing attractive compensation and supporting career development.  As we continue our growth trajectory, we will continue to develop our team members into future leaders of the firm.

At Grewal Guyatt, we embrace individuals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and we cultivate inclusion through our commitment to a respectful, approachable, and open-door environment. Some of the perks of working for Grewal Guyatt include 3+ weeks vacation, hybrid work model, an annual performance bonus, and more.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research to gain thorough understanding of client’s industry and recognize key performance drivers, business trends, and emerging technical and industry developments.
  • Devise appropriate engagement program including risk analysis and materiality.
  • Prepare corporate tax returns, personal tax returns, T5013 Partnership Returns, T3 Trust Returns, T4/T4A/NR4/T5 Information Slips, T5001 Tax Shelter Slips, GST and EHT Returns, ETD calculations, WSIB calculations.
  • Preparation of file, financial statements and draft tax returns, general rep. letter, ability to distinguish between compilation & assurance files, and various tax schedules within CaseWare.
  • Ensure that the engagement is completed on time and within budget.
  • Continuously communicate with the engagement partner and manager with respect to engagement progress- risks, issues and alternative solutions, variances from plan in terms of time and budget.
  • Keep abreast of accounting trends and legislation.
  • Manage concurrent assignments.
  • Work closely with the administrative assistant team for client onboarding, proper processing and filing of documentation and overseeing the workflow.
  • Enter daily timesheet and expenses in CCH, attend scheduled meetings, and maintain consistent communication with colleague for client engagement status.
  • Coach and guide Associates and Staff Accountants.
  • Meet billable target hours.


  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and 3-5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Technical skills for accounting, auditing, asset depreciation, tax knowledge and bookkeeping.
  • Experience with T1, T2, T3 and other tax forms mandatory.
  • Strong technical background in Canadian Income Tax.
  • Experience with CaseWare, and CCH (Tax Prep) considered an asset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and to multi-task in a fast-paced environment characterized by changing priorities.
  • Experience using Microsoft Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.

Why work for GG?

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Company-paid benefits package
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Education Assistant Program
  • 3+ weeks vacation
  • Hybrid work environment
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Divisional rewards plan
  • Client Referral Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Social events
  • Specialty division opportunities for career progression

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