It is a matter of pride for the firm that, for over 85 years, there has been a culture of respect for each other and our clients, an energy for hard work and business solutions that are effective, and an atmosphere where we grow together within a supportive group of people.
Imagine being part of that team. Imagine growing your knowledge and career in a lovely residential neighbourhood in London, Ontario.
Working through a four month or extended term, our Students and Co-ops work closely with the firm’s staff accountants, senior accountants, managers and partners to ensure completion of engagements in an efficient manner.
Our Staff Accountants have the opportunity to work on a variety of client files preparing file working papers, assisting in completion of audits, review and notice to readers, working on tax returns and working closely with firm partners, managers and other staff.
Senior Staff Accountants prepare audit, review and notice to reader working paper files, prepare financial statements and complete complex income tax returns including trust, personal and corporate. Responsible for the more complicated aspects of a client file, Senior Staff Accountants submit information filings, and complete analysis such as forecasts and projections.
Tax Accountants work directly with the firm’s Tax partner and prepare and review client engagements for tax related activities. The Tax team is involved in reviewing corporate, complex personal and trust returns. Tax specialists liaise with staff accountants, senior staff accountants and partners to ensure efficient and effective tax planning for clients.
CPA, CA/CGA/CMA designation, or working towards a designation; depending upon the role, some specialized education may be necessary. All Staff are responsible for creating and maintaining good client relationships and working closely and directly with clients.
Our Technician and Administrative staff work closely with designated Accountants and the whole team providing support and administrative knowledge and focus for the firm.
Ford Keast LLP is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection process. Please notify Ford Keast LLP if you require accommodation in respect of the materials or procedures used at any time during this process. If you require accommodation, Ford Keast LLP will work with you to determine how to meet your needs.
Ford Keast LLP is an accounting firm providing Assurance, Advisory, Tax, Human Resources and Wealth Management services. We are known for our commitment to excellence and the professional skills and knowledge of our team members. The firm includes 8 Partners and over 35 professional and administrative staff dedicated to serving our clients. Located in London, Ford Keast LLP has been part of the business community in southern Ontario for over 85 years.
We take pride in our long-term relationships with our clients and have demonstrated strength in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, retail, construction and development, nursing/retirement home and not-for-profit organizations.
We are dedicated to our team. We provide regular coaching and support to team members’ learning and development. We have a very active social committee who make sure we get together regularly (events include curling, golfing and axe-throwing). We promote giving back to our community and helping staff to have a life beyond Ford Keast. We know the importance of work/life balance.
We’re looking for enthusiastic and knowledgeable people to join our team…and to grow along with us.
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Ford Keast LLP offers competitive compensation based on experience and benefits including an RRSP.