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Co-op Student – January 2022

Clearline CPA is looking for full time Co-op Students who can join our team and provide exceptional accounting services to our clients starting January 4, 2022 at our Surrey and Burnaby locations. The Co-op term will be for 4 months, from January 4 to April 30, with the possibility of being extended for another 4 months.


At Clearline CPA, we take pride in relieving our client’s stress by removing barriers to financial success. You will play a crucial role in making this happen. By the end of your term as a Co-op Student with us, you will be able to take what you learned in the classroom and apply it to real-world situations. You will have learned the basics of bookkeeping and payroll for public and private corporations; you will be able to complete GST returns and other government forms, and you will have experienced your first busy tax season.


  • Bookkeeping for private and public corporations
  • Assist bookkeeping team as needed
  • Prepare payroll reports as needed
  • Compile and organize client information and records


  • Use tax software (Taxprep) to prepare tax returns
  • Use Simply Accounting to bookkeep, generate bank reconciliations and payroll reports
  • Use CaseWare Working Papers to compile and organize client information
  • Communicate with the Canada Revenue Agency
  • Do miscellaneous administrative work as needed


  • You are enrolled in an accounting program
  • You have strong written and oral communication skills
  • You are able to work with time management, tax, bookkeeping and client software
  • Deadline-driven, your work is always completed on time
  • You are prepared to potentially work long hours in the months of March and April for tax
  • Patient and calm, you are able to communicate with colleagues and clients, ensuring their
    needs are met
  • You are an exceptional team player and have experience working in a team setting



If this sounds like you, we want to meet you! Please send your resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Co-op Student Position”. In your cover letter, please tell us about a particular time you were on a team that didn’t connect well. And please be sure to specify the length of co-op term you are seeking.