Tell us about your business/organization and what makes you stand out as an employer?
We are a chartered professional accounting firm located in beautiful downtown Parksville, BC. We offer a full complement of personalized accounting and income tax services to individual and corporate clients. We place great emphasis on delivering an exceptional customer experience for each and every client. Since our inception in 1982, we have gradually grown our client base by hiring exemplary people with top skills and training, by keeping current on global and local changes that affect the way we do business, by actively listening to our clients, and by always going the extra mile. We are proud of our well-earned reputation in the community as a firm known for its exceptional calibre of work, professional integrity, and expertise.
Our team is a progressive group of accounting professionals who love our work. We support employees’ professional development, and believe in providing opportunities for growth within the company. We know that our staff is what makes our firm stand apart, and our work environment reflects the value we place on our people.
How many employees do you have?
We currently have 17 employees consisting of chartered professional accountants, accounting technicians, articling students and administrative staff.
What do you look for in a new employee?
We’re looking for an enthusiastic self-starter who is able to work independently or as part of a team, in a progressive, fast-paced environment. In addition, we look for the following skillsets at all levels of our staff:
- Keen attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
- Excellent organizational, time management, analytical and problem-solving skills
- Strong commitment to providing outstanding customer service
- Positive attitude and the ability to maintain excellent working relationships with colleagues
- Highly motivated with a strong work ethic
What advice would you give someone who wants to work for your organization?
When considering an application for one of our positions, take the time to familiarize yourself with who we are and what we do first to ensure the type of work is well suited to you and your career aspirations. It is equally important to us the we are the right fit for our employees as it is for them to be the right fit for us.
Do you anticipate hiring in the next 6 months? If so for what types of positions?
Yes, we are currently looking for candidates for an accounting technician and accounting student position and intend to hire as soon as possible when the right candidate comes along.
What is the best way for someone to apply if they are interested in working for your organization?
Applications can be sent to me, Leanne Souchuck, by email Leanne@mcgormanmaclean.com or applicants can fax their resume and cover letter to 250-248-4504 to my attention.