Job Number # 
Canet and Co. Accounting Inc.
Job Location(s) 
Port Alberni
Number of Positions 
Date Posted 
Mar 07, 2023
Apply By 
Mar 27, 2023
Start Date 
37.5 hours per week
NOC Code 
Canada Job Bank
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Senior Accountant
Canet and Co. Accounting Inc. is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic individual for a full-time permanent position in our Port Alberni office.

About Us
Created in 1976, Canet has been a fixture in the Port Alberni accounting scene providing our exceptional clientele with the reliable, accurate, and confidential accounting, business, and tax services. We work closely with our clients in a variety of fields including retail, manufacturing, construction, natural resources, and First Nations to provide accurate and superior customer service. We love our clients, and it shows.

Purpose of the Role
As a senior accountant, we are looking to have you manage a diverse client list and ensure all deadlines are met. Junior staff management is required while being able to prepare concise and accurate compilation engagements and T2s. The ability to create working papers, be confident and kind when contacting clients, and the desire to always do better is a must. A firm understanding of GST, PST, payroll, and other government remittances would be a requirement while exposure to corporate tax laws would be a bonus.

The Culture
We are a small, independent firm with a long history. We like our clients, and we like each other. We each have our own offices for privacy and very rarely are those doors closed because we constantly support each other as a team. We firmly believe that we spend a lot of time at work, so we better enjoy being here! We encourage growth professionally and personally and try to match clients with employees, so they really click. We offer flexible hours to suit individual’s lifestyles, competitive salaries, bonuses, mental health days, and firm-wide recreational activities.


About You
Post-secondary education in accounting is ideal however strong, proven work experience will also be considered. Experience in preparing compilation financial statements, T1 and T2 returns, and various other government filings is preferred. Solid computer literacy is required with exposure to different accounting software programs including Sage, Quickbooks and Caseware. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to meet tight deadlines is imperative for this position equal to your inherent thoughtfulness and sense of humour. We want you to love your career as much as we do!

How to Apply 

Send your resume and cover letter to: In your cover letter, please address how you will add value to Canet.

Canet and Co. Accounting Inc.

4715 Gertrude St., Port Alberni BC V6Y 6K4