Job Title:

Accounting Technician / CPA Student


Halpert Monsma Chartered Accountants


Edmonton, AB


Halpert Monsma Chartered Accountants is a full service public accounting firm in the west end of Edmonton. Our client base is varied and includes compilation, review and audit engagements, tax planning, and financial planning for many profit and not-for-profit organizations. We specialize in the unique requirements of high income individuals and their corporations and estates, including estate planning, estate administration, personal financial planning and personal tax planning.  We require a full-time accounting technician.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in the planning, preparation and execution of compilation, review, and bookkeeping engagements
  • Providing tax-related services such as preparation of personal, corporate, and GST returns  
  • Working closely with clients and providing exceptional client service 
  • Providing administrative support to partners and staff
  • Other general office duties

Education/experience requirements:

  • Strong technical background in accounting and bookkeeping
  • Proficiency in CaseWare and tax software, and experience with or exposure to QuickBooks and Sage Accounting software
  • High degree of computer literacy including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Commitment to excellence and great attention to detail 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Formal education from an accredited educational institution would be an asset

Halpert Monsma is a training office and this position would be suitable for a recent graduate hoping to obtain a CPA designation.  This position may also appeal to a mature accountant who wishes to return to public practice.

We offer our employees:

  • Relaxed and friendly atmosphere
  • Full on-the-job training
  • Supervision by senior staff and partners
  • Continuing professional development at all levels
  • Open office policy; the partners are always friendly, personable and approachable
  • Salaried compensation with full benefits


Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter stating career goals, and a resume of your experience and education to

We thank all candidates for applying; however, only those under serious consideration will be contacted. No telephone queries or agency referrals will be accepted.

Chartered Accountants
15604 Stony Plain Road
Edmonton, AB  T5P 3Z4

Posted 2017-08-14

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