At Burkett & Co., the strength and reputation of our firm are the direct result of our people. The collaborative and inclusive culture we share provides an opportunity for all employees to have impact.

Our firm is an approved training office as recognized by CPABC and is committed to ensuring a supportive environment for CPA students in successfully completing the CPA program.

Our Current Vacancies

Staff Accountant (CPA Articling Students - September 2023 Intake)

Burkett & Co. Chartered Professional Accountants is a Victoria-based firm providing accounting and tax services to small and medium sized businesses as well as high-net-worth individuals and their families. We pride ourselves on developing deep relationships with clients, characterized by trust and reliability.

Our purpose at Burkett & Co. is to empower our clients to achieve their business and personal financial goals. We strive to develop our experience and knowledge of the latest financial reporting, financial and estate planning and Canadian tax strategies. We turn our knowledge into value for our clients through our pro-active approach to providing comprehensive and innovative solutions.  Among our Core Values are teamwork and a commitment to excellence.

We are seeking two CPA articling students to work closely with Burkett & Co.’s talented team commencing September 2022. This opportunity will provide interesting and relevant work experience toward the pursuit of a professional accounting designation. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to apply their accounting and tax knowledge to a wide range of corporate clients as well as personal and trust clients that face a variety of complex tax issues. Burkett & Co. has successfully employed articling students for the past several years and strives to ensure this position is a mutually beneficial experience. The successful candidate will work with all members of our team and actively participate in team meetings.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
• Preparation of Compilation and Review engagement working papers
• Preparation of corporate, individual and trust income tax returns
• Detailed analysis of revenue, expense, and investment transactions
• Other types of special engagements as necessary

• Eligible to enroll in the CPA program
• Strong attention to detail and solid analytical skills
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Willingness to work extended hours during March and April

Burkett & Co. offers a friendly mentoring environment, and as part of our team you will look forward to receiving support and gaining knowledge to enhance your educational experience. Students at Burkett & Co. follow a pre-approved training path and benefit from a work program very closely aligned to the CPA curriculum itself.


If this opportunity sounds like a good fit for you, please submit your cover letter, resume and transcripts to [email protected] addressed to “Burkett Hiring Committee.”

We thank all applicants but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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