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Office Environment

Headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with a fully operational satellite office in Steinbach, Manitoba, our team is constantly growing and is currently comprised of approximately 40 professionals, each fully committed to helping our clients and fellow team members successfully reach their objectives.

With our relaxed, family oriented office environment comes flexibility and familiarity in our student support. On the job training is provided by more senior team members and by the office as a whole. Our relatively simple office structure ensures that the entire office interacts daily, guaranteeing that senior management notes each team members performance.

We offer the highest level of service to our clients, with client relationships encouraged at all staff levels. In our team you will not simply be performing the work behind the scenes, as opportunities present themselves, we will place you in direct contact with our clients, allowing you to see the impact of your work on their businesses.

The combination of our diverse client base, strong relationships, open office environment and flexible support for our students’ results in what we believe to be an ideal environment for maximum learning and progression through the CPA Professional Education Program.

Client Base

Our clients consist of professionals, businesses and not for profit organizations located throughout Southern Manitoba. Our client base covers nearly every organizational structure and industry sector. This diversity enables us to provide our students with a broad spectrum of practical experience to complement their professional studies.

Student Experience & Support

Students are assigned a mentor, but are encouraged to seek answers from any member of our team as required. Students are also supported with assistance on issues they are facing in their course of studies. Additional support offered for students includes payment of all annual student dues, module fees, Densmore CFE prep fees and common final examination fees. In addition, time off is provided for studying prior to and during examinations.

Future

ONBusiness is a rapidly growing firm with opportunities for advancement regularly presenting themselves. As a result of the experience and support offered to our students we find that they quickly progress to more senior roles within our firm. Our unique approach to client relationships and product delivery allows our team members to quickly define themselves as professionals within the community.

Flexible Employment

We recognize that there is life outside of work! As a result we do our best to ensure a reasonable balance between the expectations placed on our team members and their personal lives. This is displayed through flexible work hours, summer Friday’s off and part time arrangements for students still completing their university studies.

“During my first interview with ONBusiness, I knew I wanted to work her because of how open and accepting the managers were. The environment at ONBusiness is one the promotes learning, success, and positivity. All levels of management are supportive of the learning of all students and staff and foster a culture that encourages trying new things and learning by experience. I have learned more during my co-op terms then I had expected, due to the dedication to training and opportunity to work on files and tax returns of varying sizes and challenges allowing their students to learn it a way that works best for them.”

Rose, (Student)

“The support ONBusiness offers toward their students is phenomenal. From my experience so far as a Co-op and summer student the firm has provided an exceptional training and learning experience. Having started my work placements during the COVID-19 pandemic, management has done a remarkable job adapting their onboarding and training processes in a way that is easily understandable and very suitable for their students. Being able to work and delve deep into a range of various files while being on a team that supports my development has significantly helped my growth as student and further my knowledge in the accounting field for future success. ”

Tyler, (Summer Student)

“Choosing to work at ONBusiness was the best decision I have made during my time in university. I have learned so much from the opportunities I have been given and from colleagues, managers, and partners, who have all taken the time to teach me and invest in my growth as a professional and as an accounting student. This invaluable experience has set me up to excel in my continuing studies and to have a successful career in the future. ”

Alana, (Student)

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Manager of Special Projects

Are you looking to be more involved with your clients?  If so, we have a terrific opportunity for you!  We have an opening for a Manager of Special Projects and we are looking for a outgoing, dynamic, confident individual to join our diverse ONBusiness team.

This position is responsible for carrying out special projects as defined and determined by the Shareholders and will include working on client assignments within each of the Divisions of ONBusiness. The Special Projects Manager is expected to perform duties with a high degree of independence, initiative and judgment. You must possess strong communication skills as you will be required to meet and present results to clients, without Shareholder inclusion.

This position reports directly to the Shareholders.  Special projects based on the needs of the various shareholders and divisions will include but not be limited to:

Accountable For:

  • Assistance in the Tax Services Division, including tax planning and research;
  • Specific duties & assignments as required by Business Advisory Division;
  • Preparation of business valuation plans;
  • Preparation of cash flow projections;
  • Personal financial planning projects;
  • Perform financial and system analysis;
  • Conduct research on different strategic initiatives;

Candidate Profile

Candidate must be a CPA with 8 to 10 years in a senior role in public practice.

  • Strong focus on processes is an asset
  • CPA having hands-on experience in accounting, corporate & personal tax preparation;
  • Solid knowledge of, and skills in, corporate tax;
  • Solid knowledge of, and skills in, personal tax;
  • Solid knowledge of, and skills in, accounting & bookkeeping;
  • IT skills – Office 365/Microsoft office (Word, Excel), QuickBooks, CaseWare, TaxPrep, ;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Excellent time management skills (organization & prioritization);
  • Professionalism, strong organizational, verbal, and interpersonal communication, and problem solving/analytical skills
  • Ability to perform within time constraints and in meeting deadlines
  • Detail oriented, productive, efficient, ability to multi-task
  • Strong work ethic, ability to adhere to strict industry accounting standards and ONBusiness policies
  • Ability to deal with confidential information
  • Must be responsible, accountable, dependable and display a positive attitude and professional manner

Compensation

ONBusiness will offer an attractive compensation package, commensurate with experience, which will include a competitive base salary, benefits.

Inquiries

IMPORTANT: Interested candidates should submit resumes along with a detailed cover letter which addresses the qualifications and describes your alignment/experience with the prescribed position by Friday, July 4th at 5:00pm CST.

Submissions

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact those selected for an interview. Please email resume with references, in confidence to our Director of Human Resources, Sandra Pachol, CPHR at sandra@onbusiness.ca.

Senior Financial Services Advisor

We are currently seeking an experienced accountant for our Financial Services Division in our Winnipeg office.

Responsibilities:
Reporting directly to the Managers of the Financial Services Division, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing the highest level of service to our clients on all assignments. These assignments will consist of more complex preparation and completion of work of the Financial Services Division, including:

  • Preparation of more complex review and notice to reader working paper files
  • Planning and lead a team on conducting external financial statement audits
  • Perform financial and systems analysis
  • Preparation of complex corporate, personal and trust income tax returns

Depending on work assignments available, the successful candidate will be tasked with other work as necessary, mentoring and training students and other advisors in the department.

Qualifications:

Interested candidates should be highly motivated and possess great attention to detail with strong written and verbal communication skills. You must have an advanced skill level in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, as well experience with CaseWare/Caseview and TaxPrep is preferred (or similar tax software).

Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years in a public accounting firm, and CPA Designated.

Reference ID: Senior Staff Accountant
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Submissions:

Interested candidates are asked to submit their resume and cover letter, in confidence, to our Director of Human Resources, Sandra Pachol, CPHR at sandra@onbusiness.ca.  Please note only candidates being considered for the position will be contacted.

Senior Tax Advisor

Reporting directly to the Senior Manager of the Tax Division and ultimately to the Co-Owner and Tax Principal, you are a key member of our tax team. You will be responsible for providing the highest level of service to our clients on all assignments.

This is an excellent career opportunity to join a great team in a growing, progressive firm with unimpeded potential to grow and learn.

You will be responsible for:

· Providing the highest level of service to clients

· Prepare corporate, partnership, trust, foundation, and personal tax filings along with various information returns

· Prepare supporting working papers

· Assistance with reorganizations, preparation and filing of tax restructuring and estate planning

· Provide consulting and compliance expertise to clients and internal team members

· Liaise directly with clients and the Canada Revenue Agency on tax engagements

· Lead and review corporate and personal tax compliance engagements

Requirements

· Designated CPA or similar experience in the Tax Field would be considered

· Completion of the CPA In-Depth Tax Course

· Experienced in corporate tax research, consulting and compliance in a professional services firm

· Ability to communicate complex information and concepts to diverse audiences

· Excellent written and spoken communication skills

· Ability to identify tax consulting opportunities.

· Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

· Solid technical knowledge of the Tax Act

Submissions:

Please apply via email to Sandra Pachol, CPHR, Director of Human Resources at sandra@onbusiness.ca

Small Business Advisor

Assist and take ownership of client accounting, personal tax, and ONBusiness administrative tasks that arise during the year as directed by the Small Business Support Manager; monthly accounting duties for clients; T1 preparation (entering of slips).

Accountable For:

Accounting tasks and assignments (client work) as directed by the Small Business Support Manager including,

  • Entering expenses into Accounting Software;
  • Organizing receipts;
  • Recording bank transactions (debits & credits);
  • Analyzing credit card statements for entry into Accounting Software;
  • Performing bank reconciliations;
  • Performing duties at client premises, as directed (i.e., preparing PST and GST returns, matching packing slips, preparing cheques for signature, etc.);
  • T1 preparation (entering of slips);
  • Assist the Financial Services department with entering bank transactions, general ledgers, etc. into Accounting Software for year-end purposes (as needed and coordinated through Small Business Support Manager);
  • Maintaining positive relationships with clients, employees, contract employees, shareholders, and all other stakeholders;
  • Meeting client & ONBusiness deadlines;
  • Strict confidentiality of client affairs;
  • Reporting when client files are ready to be reviewed to the Small Business Support Manager;
  • Reporting issues and concerns to the Small Business Support Manager on a timely basis regarding 1) accounting & administrative issues and 2) the ONBusiness concept;
  • Supporting and promoting the ONBusiness name and concept.

Qualifications:

  • CPB Certified Bookkeeper (or equivalent experience with some formal training in any of these programs) having hands-on experience in full-cycle accounting and personal tax preparation;
  • Solid knowledge of, and skills in, personal tax (intermediate level);
  • Solid knowledge of, and skills in, accounting & bookkeeping (advanced level);
  • IT skills – Office 365 and Microsoft office (Word, Excel), QuickBooks (desktop and online), Sage, Xero, TaxPrep;
  • Effective communication skills (verbal, written, electronic);
  • Proficient keyboarding skills;
  • A positive attitude with a desire to exceed expectations;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Ability to meet deadlines;
  • Excellent time management skills (organization & prioritization);
  • Ability to co-ordinate multiple tasks

Submissions:

Interested candidates are asked to submit their resume and cover letter, in confidence, to our Director of Human Resources, Sandra Pachol, CPHR at sandra@onbusiness.ca.  Please note only candidates being considered for the position will be contacted.