Manager, Accounting and Assurance Services

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a great environment where you are valued and have an opportunity to grow professionally?

Khalfans – BIG Firm Capability, Small Firm Personality

Khalfans is a growing accounting firm providing exceptional service to private companies and their owners, as well as to small to mid-size Not-for-Profit organizations in the Calgary and surrounding areas. Our mission is to provide high quality and timely accounting, assurance and tax services with the aim to be a "trusted advisor" to our clients.

What we offer…

  • office located conveniently outside of the downtown core with free underground parking

  • laptop provided

  • hybrid work environment allowing up to 2 days a week working from home

  • financial assistance towards annual CPA dues

  • in-house training that counts towards CPD hours

  • 11 statutory holidays

  • in addition to the statutory holidays, an extra day off is provided with the three summer stat holidays to provide three 4-day long weekends during the summer months (July, August and September)

  • annual merit increases

  • 3 weeks' annual vacation to start

  • $1,000 provided annually towards your personal benefits plan premiums

  • up to $2,000 provided annually towards matching your personal RRSP contribution

  • 2 paid sick days per year (3 unpaid sick days)

  • team building and family activities

What you bring to the table…

  • A degree in accounting or other appropriate academic major and a minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience along with a Canadian CPA designation

  • Audit or business experience in financial statement close or the application of accounting standards

  • Demonstrate mastery of key concepts and principles related to process improvements, project management and change management; show an ability to apply these consistently in engagement settings

  • Impeccable client relationship skills

  • A dedication to teamwork and leadership Experience with conducting all aspects of Not-for-Profit Audits and Assurance Engagements

  • Experience with conducting all aspects of Not-for-Profit Audits and Assurance Engagements

  • Experience with Notice to Readers Compilations

  • Demonstrate a high commitment to quality client service, quality of work, compliance with policies and procedures, professional ethics and integrity

  • Proficiency in CaseWare or equivalent

  • Experience with Jazzit and Intuit Profile would be an asset

  • Experience in preparation of personal and corporate income tax returns would be an asset

  • Actively engaged in professional development through continuous learning, training and communication

  • Up-to-date on content and practical applications of accounting and assurance standards, and know how to access and research professional and technical materials

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate is a strong leader and will have the opportunity to be involved with all facets of our practice by working closely with our Assurance, Accounting and Tax teams on a variety of Not-for-Profit and Private Enterprise clients.

  • Plan, manage and participate in various engagements (researching application of accounting standards to various transactions, assessing financial and governance processes, assisting with accounting framework transitions, comparisons of different company practices, developing and providing tailored training, etc.).

  • Prepare deliverables tailored to client needs.

  • Supervise engagement teams including delegation and review of work performed.

  • Prepare audits and other assurance engagements ensuring quality completion of all working papers and checklists, and adjusting journal entries in accordance with firm and regulatory standards (ASNPO and ASPE), for small to mid-size Not-for-Profits and Private Enterprise clients

  • Prepare Notice to Reader compilations, including completion of all working papers, adjusting journal entries, and financial statements

  • Coordinate and communicate directly with clients, staff and partners to ensure efficient and timely completion of client files, to meet deadlines and client service expectations

  • Proactively identify engagement issues, investigate discrepancies and recommend solutions

  • Keep abreast of evolving accounting and assurance standards and their implications for our clients

  • Prepare and review corporate, personal and trust income tax returns

  • Complete special projects as needed and other duties assigned

We are a fully vaccinated employer and an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please. All applicants must have current legal working rights in Canada.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Annual salary: $85,000 to $100,000

If you have the above qualifications and are interested in joining our growing team, please apply at

We are an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates who apply, however only those selected for a personal interview will be contacted. No phone calls and/or agencies please. All applicants should have current legal working rights in Canada. As part of our interview process, you may be subject to background inquiries.


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