Senior Accountant - Private and Public Companies (Audit)

Location: Vancouver
Job Code: 319
# of Openings: 1



Smythe LLP is seeking a highly motivated and team oriented Senior Accountant to join our Assurance group, based in the heart of downtown Vancouver.  

Our Firm 

Smythe LLP is a member of Allinial Global, and is one of the largest independent, mid-sized firms in Vancouver, BC. Established in 1980, we are recognized for exceptional work in the areas of assurance, taxation, valuation and business advisory services for private and public companies, family-owned businesses and not-for-profit organizations.

We have a depth of experience and expertise in many industry sectors including real estate and construction, hospitality, technology, resource and not-for-profit industries. Our website is located at 

The Opportunity

As a member of the Assurance Group, you will work directly with clients, Managers and Partners to deliver assurance and advisory services. The ideal candidate will be a Senior Accountant, with a minimum of three years’ experience in public practice.


  • Conduct external audits and interim reviews of publicly listed and/or private clients 
  • Review and or prepare financial statements and accompanying notes
  • Prepare corporate tax returns
  • Assess financial and systems controls
  • Provide exceptional service to our client
  • Train and develop junior staff
  • Lead teams and manage engagements
  • Participate in, and contribute to, the attainment of team objectives


  • CPA, CA with a minimum of three years experience in public practice
  • Experience using Caseware is preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Proven abilities in the areas of accounting, assurance and tax compliance services
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in teams and individually
  • A desire to learn and adapt in a challenging environment

The Smythe Advantage 

At Smythe, we are committed to the development of our people. We offer ambitious people opportunities to challenge themselves and advance their careers not only in a technical manner but also in business development and community support. Our culture is highly supportive and embraces diversity. Our benefits include:

  • Health and dental coverage
  • Annual wellness fund
  • Three weeks paid vacation
  • Ergonomic sit-stand workstations 
  • An active social committee that coordinates firm-wide social events to promote collaboration and people connections
  • A wellness committee that is committed to bringing employee health and wellness to the Firm by promoting and supporting physical and mental health
  • A Joint Health and Safety Committee and Return to Work Task Force to ensure we are working in a safe work environment during the pandemic
  • A sustainability and community committee that focuses on coordinating initiatives that allow us to give back to our community and make the Firm more sustainable 

We offer ambitious people opportunities to challenge themselves and advance their career in the areas of technical learning, people development, business development and community support. 

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