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Manager / Senior Accountant

September 26 2021
Industries Accounting, Auditing
Categories Accounting, Finance, Financial Accounting, Taxation, Accounting technician, Taxes
Salmon Arm, BC

Trent Sismey Inc. is a Professional Accounting office located in beautiful Salmon Arm, British Columbia. We are dedicated to our clients and have the "Real World" experiences to understand their business needs and demands.  It is our entrepreneurial drive and experience that sets us apart. The firm has seen incredible growth over the last 5 years.  We have a full accounting team and administrative staff and a great office to support our continued growth. We are looking for a Manager/Senior Accountant with significant personal and corporate tax experiences to join our team.


  • Assist in the completion of Canadian personal and corporate tax engagements involving advice on tax planning opportunities, tax minimization strategies, and compliance issues.
  • Responsible for the review and completion of all aspects of the client engagement and the on-the-job training of other team members.
  • Prepare and complete working papers, financial statements and tax returns according to Firm and regulatory standards for clients in a variety of businesses and non-profit enterprises.
  • Work on basic tax reorganizations including engagement planning, the collection of data, and reviewing tax returns prepared by other staff accountants.
  • Set up and advise new clients and newly incorporated businesses.
  • Participate in the review of legal documents such as articles of incorporation, purchase agreements and amalgamation agreements.
  • Correspond with clients and various government agencies to address tax compliance issues and prepare responses.


  • Completion of Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.
  • 5 or more years, post designation, of relevant work experience in public accounting with a focus in Canadian tax. Completion of or registration in the In-Depth tax program would be preferred.
  • Experience in the preparation of Canadian tax returns and compliance as well as research and documentation of tax issues.
  • Experience working with, or exposure to, accounting and tax software such as Caseware, Profile, QuickBooks and Simply Accounting is preferred.


  • Full time employment with an attractive base salary (based on skills and experience).
  • Strong team environment and a work/life balance living in the beautiful Shuswap region of British Columbia, Canada. Open to flexible summer hours for the ideal candidate. 
  • Team orientated culture with an entrepreneurial mind-set that has a future ownership opportunity in the firm.
  • This role will require the ability to work extra hours from time-to-time per business requirements.
  • Network and take a leadership role in the local professional, business, and community while raising awareness of the Firm and looking for new business development opportunities.
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes.
  • Be rewarded with generous paid time off including most Fridays for the months of July and August, an RRSP matching contribution plan, bonus program eligibility, health and dental benefits, and professional development assistance. network