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Our Work Culture

At Empire CPA, we strive to provide a safe, friendly and engaging work environment for all our staff. We are a close-knit team that works closely together to achieve our business goals.

No matter how large or small the contribution or achievement, the efforts of our team are always recognized and rewarded.

Life at Empire CPA

We realize that the success of our firm depends greatly on our team. This is why we strongly believe in investing in your growth as an accounting and business advisory professional. We are continuously looking to grow our team with talented individuals. Life at Empire CPA is one of mutual trust, commitment and growth, which makes us a great place to work, regardless of which stage in your career you are currently in.

Build Your Career At Empire CPA

Experienced Career Opportunities

Make Empire CPA your next move

Empire CPA is one of the most established accounting and business advisory firms located in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley. We provide a friendly, respectful, and fun working environment that allows our staff to enjoy a well-balanced lifestyle while providing everyone with an opportunity for professional growth and advancement.

Job Description

We are looking to hire an Assurance Manager on a permanent, full-time basis to provide advisory and assurance services directly to the firm’s clients and partners. Reporting directly to the firm’s partners, the Assurance Manager will be a vital member of the management team, serve as a leader to the firm’s junior staff, and will employ their previous experience and expertise to deliver exceptional value to clients. This role is primarily based out of our Maple Ridge office, with travel to our other offices as needed.

Desired Qualifications, Experience, and Attributes

  • CPA, CA designation with a minimum of 2 years experience as an assurance manager within a professional’s services firm environment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and monitor multiple complex engagements
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Direct client service experience combined with a solid knowledge of business development
  • Strong coaching and people development skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build strong and meaningful connections with colleagues and clients, based on trust and respect
  • A desire to learn and adapt in a fast-paced and evolving environment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and execute client engagements across different industries and sectors
  • Lead and manage accounting, assurance, and tax engagements, such as audits, reviews, compilations, and personal/corporate tax compliance
  • Plan and lead teams, ensuring expectations are set and clearly communicated
  • Promote firm expertise and services
  • Build and strengthen client relationships
  • Drive the achievement of team objectives
  • Supervise and actively participate in the mentoring, training, and development of staff, including the review of files
  • Be a leader through the coaching and performance management process of the firm by providing ongoing feedback, conducting timely performance reviews, and delivering training to develop team members
  • Promote a culture of flexibility and inclusiveness
  • Read and review financial statements and accompanying notes
  • Assist with client management and foster excellent relationships with clients, including managing the information flow.


What We Offer

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and a commitment to your professional development and personal growth.

If you possess the required skills and feel you would be a good fit with our team, we invite you to apply below by sending us your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations.

We would like to thank you for your application but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are seeking a proven leader who will work closely with our Partners on tax planning initiatives and requirements. You will research and prepare tax-planning strategies for our clients and take the lead on the preparation of tax returns. The ideal candidate enjoys the spotlight and sets the standard for junior staff, by providing ongoing support and opportunities for professional development. This role is primarily based out of our Maple Ridge office, with travel to our other offices as needed.

Desired Qualifications, Experience, and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce or business administration (accounting or finance major is preferred)
  • Completion of the CPA designation and the In-Depth Tax Course
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant public accounting and/or tax experience
  • Solid knowledge of relevant tax legislation, corporate, personal and trust tax compliance
  • Experience working with accounting and tax software
  • You value teamwork, client service, and quality in detailed work.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading small and medium sized client engagements.
  • Work closely with other members of our team as a senior team member on tax planning work for clients.
  • Planning and organizing teams for the preparation of tax returns and conducting and presenting tax research.
  • Advising on planning opportunities, tax minimization strategies, and compliance issues.
  • Reviewing the work of junior staff for accuracy and completeness.
  • Become part of the tax engagement team in servicing the planning and compliance needs of clients.
  • Providing ongoing support and mentoring for the professional development of staff.
  • At times, business needs arise and employees may be required to work beyond their normal work day or work week to fulfill the accountabilities required for their job. 


What We Offer

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and a commitment to your professional development and personal growth.

If you possess the required skills and feel you would be a good fit with our team, we invite you to apply below by sending us your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations.

We would like to thank you for your application but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Description

We are looking to hire a Tax Accountant on a permanent, full-time basis to provide advisory services directly to the firm’s clients and partners. Reporting directly to the firm’s partners and the Senior Tax Associate, the Tax Accountant will be a vital member of the tax team and will employ their previous experience and expertise to deliver exceptional value to clients. This role is primarily based out of our Maple Ridge office, with travel to our other offices as needed.

Desired Qualifications, Experience, and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce or business administration (accounting or finance major is preferred)
  • Completion of the CPA designation; or completion of CFE examination and working towards relevant practical experience requirements will also be considered
  • You are currently enrolled in the In-depth tax course or nearing completion
  • 2 to 4 years of relevant public accounting and/or tax experience
  • Working knowledge of relevant tax legislation, corporate, personal and trust tax compliance
  • Experience working with accounting and tax software
  • You value teamwork, client service, and quality in detailed work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Dealing with tax authorities on tax audits, reviews and appeals
  • Identify and document tax filing positions including risk analysis
  • Preparation and review of personal, corporate and trust income tax returns along with other tax information forms
  • Research tax issues and prepare memorandum or client letters, including writing report/letter at the appropriate level of the intended audience
  • Correspond with clients and various government agencies to address client tax compliance issues
  • Prepare correspondence, technical reports, summaries and presentations outlining Client engagement findings

What We Offer

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and a commitment to your professional development and personal growth.

If you possess the required skills and feel you would be a good fit with our team, we invite you to apply below by sending us your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations.

We would like to thank you for your application but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Description

We are looking to hire a Junior Tax Accountant to provide advisory services directly to the firm’s clients and partners. Reporting directly to the firm’s partners and the Senior Tax Associate, Junior Tax Accountant will be a vital member of the tax team and will employ their previous experience and expertise to deliver exceptional value to clients. This role is primarily based out of our Maple Ridge office, with travel to our other offices as needed.

Desired Qualifications, Experience, and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce or business administration (accounting or finance major is preferred)
  • Completion of the CPA designation; or completion of CFE examination and working towards relevant practical experience requirements will also be considered
  • You are currently enrolled in the In-depth tax course or nearing completion
  • 2 to 4 years of relevant public accounting and/or tax experience
  • Working knowledge of relevant tax legislation, corporate, personal and trust tax compliance
  • Experience working with accounting and tax software
  • You value teamwork, client service, and quality in detailed work.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Dealing with tax authorities on tax audits, reviews and appeals
  • Identify and document tax filing positions including risk analysis
  • Preparation and review of personal, corporate and trust income tax returns along with other tax information forms
  • Research tax issues and prepare memorandum or client letters, including writing report/letter at the appropriate level of the intended audience
  • Correspond with clients and various government agencies to address client tax compliance issues
  • Prepare correspondence, technical reports, summaries and presentations outlining Client engagement findings

What We Offer

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and a commitment to your professional development and personal growth.

If you possess the required skills and feel you would be a good fit with our team, we invite you to apply below by sending us your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations.

We would like to thank you for your application but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Description

We are looking to hire a Senior Accounting Technician on a permanent, full-time basis to provide assistance to our partners and managers by applying technical accounting knowledge in performing duties for their clients. This position presents a great opportunity for advancement for candidates who display a strong work ethic paired with exceptional interpersonal and technical skills.

Desired Qualifications, Experience, and Attributes

  • CPA Designation
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in public practice
  • Extensive experience in the preparation and review of assurance and compilation engagement files
  • Proficiency with CaseWare/CaseView, Profile and Microsoft Office
  • Proven communication and leadership skills


Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning, supervision, and review of assurance engagements for both profit and not-for-profit entities
  • Supervise and review of assurance and compilation engagement working paper files
  • Preparation of working paper files for assurance and compilation engagements
  • Prepare and review various tax filings, including corporate and personal tax returns, and other government compliance filings


What We Offer

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and a commitment to your professional development and personal growth.

If you possess the required skills and feel you would be a good fit with our team, we invite you to apply below by sending us your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations.

We would like to thank you for your application but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Description

We are looking to hire an Intermediate Accounting Technician on a permanent, full-time basis to provide assistance to our partners, managers, and senior accountants by applying technical accounting knowledge in performing duties for their clients. This position presents a great opportunity for advancement for candidates who display a strong work ethic paired with exceptional interpersonal and technical skills.

Desired Qualifications, Experience, and Attributes

  • 2+ years recent related experience
  • Enrolment in CPA program an asset but not required
  • Good working knowledge and proficiency using Caseware, Caseview, and tax preparation software
  • Preparation of Notice to Reader, Review and Audit Engagements
  • Preparation of corporate, trust and personal income tax returns
  • Preparing and filing GST and other statutory returns
  • Strong English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Detail oriented, organized, and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Results oriented individual with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Works efficiently independently or within a team environment
  • Works well under the supervision of other team members
  • Prefers to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated aptitude in dealing with private and confidential information
  • Uses diplomacy and tact in all interactions
  • Possess a positive “can do” attitude


Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of working papers for NTR (Notice to Reader) and Review files
  • Preparation of T1 and T2s
  • Actively listens and asks questions related to the role to senior staff
  • Double check your work to detect errors or inefficiencies prior to submission for review


What We Offer

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and a commitment to your professional development and personal growth.

If you possess the required skills and feel you would be a good fit with our team, we invite you to apply below by sending us your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations.

We would like to thank you for your application but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Description

We are looking to hire an Junior Accounting Technician on a permanent, full-time basis to provide assistance to our partners, managers, and senior accountants by applying technical accounting knowledge in performing duties for their clients. This position presents a great opportunity for advancement for candidates who display a strong work ethic paired with exceptional interpersonal and technical skills.

Desired Qualifications, Experience, and Attributes

  • Pursuing an accounting degree or designation
  • Exposure to personal tax preparation an asset
  • Strong English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good with numbers, figures, and an analytical acumen
  • Detail oriented, organized, and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
  • Works efficiently independently or within a team environment
  • Works well under the supervision of other team members
  • Possess a positive “can do” attitude


Key Responsibilities:

  • Actively listens and asks questions related to the role to senior staff
  • Double check your work to detect errors or inefficiencies prior to submission for review


What We Offer

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and a commitment to your professional development and personal growth.

If you possess the required skills and feel you would be a good fit with our team, we invite you to apply below by sending us your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations.

We would like to thank you for your application but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Student & Internship Opportunities

Build the career you want.

At Empire CPA, we believe in helping the accountants of tomorrow develop and pursue their professional goals. Through mentorship and opportunities to work directly with clients, we provide the perfect environment for students and interns to translate their academic knowledge into real-world experience.

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Our Benefits and Perks Include

Paid time-off and flexible work arrangements

Professional development and career advancement planning

Attractive compensation and comprehensive health benefits

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Career Growth Opportunities

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Diverse Clientele

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