Accounting, Co-Op Student

Company Details

Your partners in business, no matter what your business.

Wilkinson & Company LLP is a renowned regional public accounting firm of Chartered Professional
Accountants with offices in Trenton, Belleville, and Kingston that provides a full range of accounting
services including:

  • Audits, reviews, accounting, assurance and business advisory services
  • Corporate and personal tax planning and preparation
  • Forensic & investigative accounting services, including insurance claims and litigation support
  • Personal financial planning and wealth management service
  • Business valuations and restructurings
  • Farm taxation and succession planning
  • Business and family succession planning
  • Estate planning services
  • Business owner and executive retirement planning
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Human resources services

Who We Are:

We offer a small firm feel with the opportunity for work-life balance yet our staff, resources, and
technical knowledge could rival any national firm. Wilkinson & Company LLP continues to grow and
prosper; we are leaders in our field and committed to service excellence. We work as a team, for the firm,
our clients, and for each other. At Wilkinson & Company LLP you will be given every opportunity to
reach your full potential and enjoy a rewarding and prosperous career.

Why Choose Wilkinson?:

  • Hands on experience in many areas of the accounting field;
  • Exposure to many different industries;
  • Paid overtime hours;
  • Participation in Firm events; and
  • Opportunities for employment after your co-op term.

The Opportunity:
Co-op Students will have the opportunity to gain hands on professional experience in many aspects of the
public accounting services while with Wilkinson, responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop technical skills in areas such as: compilations, reviews, audits, bookkeeping and tax
  • Prepare and complete working papers, financial statements, and compilations per regulatory
    standards;
  • Assist with tax engagements;
  • Identify issues and errors, investigate discrepancies and discuss with peers, managers, or engagement
    partners to develop resolutions;
  • Gathering evidence and documentation to support audit and assurance engagements;
  • Liaise and correspond professionally with clients, peers, and partners.
  • Ensuring and maintaining the highest standard of professional integrity and competence;
  • Possess a working knowledge of the firm’s systems, research materials and quality control
    procedures; and
  • Bring your passion to your team and the work you do!

Buddy Program:

  • Works closely with the assigned mentor for the purpose of professional development and ongoing
    support.

What You’ll Bring to the Role:

  • Working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business Administration (Specializing in
    Accounting is preferred);
  • Working towards all necessary prerequisites for admission into the Chartered Professional
    Accountants (CPA) Professional Education Program (PEP);
  • Enrollment in a post-secondary Co-op program;
  • Previous public accounting related experience is an asset;
  • Previous client service related experience is an asset;
  • The ability to work effectively as a member of the team;
  • The ability to effectively communicate with peers and clients both written and orally;
  •  Experience working with, or familiarity with accounting and tax software such as Caseware, Tax
    Prep, Quickbooks and Simply Accounting is beneficial

Interested applicants are asked to submit their cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript to the Human Resources Department at careers@wilkinson.net. 

We thank all those who apply, only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.