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Careers

We thank you for your interest in working at James Stafford. Our team of experienced professionals is focused on helping our clients to set and achieve their business and personal goals. We foster leadership and mentorship and help to build passion and commitment towards realizing the professional goals of our Firm members. Find out more and become part of Our Team!

CPA Designated Members

James Stafford recruits CPA professionals who are reliable, dedicated and ready to perform, monitor and supervise accounting activities undertaken in order to maintain the higher level of service provided to the Firm’s extensive client base. CPAs will interact directly with the Managing Partner and other senior accountants of the Firm on an ongoing basis and assist with the completion of both complex and routine accounting, audit, assurance and tax engagement files. The Firm requires its CPA designated members to be capable of working independently or in a team environment and to be willing to share their expertise with the other Firm members with the goal of collectively delivering high quality accounting, assurance and tax services to individual business clients, private enterprises and publicly listed entities.

CPA Pre-Approved Training Position Students

Our progressive working environment provides students with the opportunity to move to a higher level. You will have the unique experience of working directly with senior accountants and the Managing Partner on a daily basis and acquiring advanced expertise and experience to assist you with your studies and to enhance your future career. We are looking for individuals who take the initiative and are ultimately interested in exploring a career in public practice with the potential of becoming a highly prized CPA.

Co-operative Education Program Students (Co-ops)

Learn more about us as a potential employer while we learn more about you. Our Co-operative education opportunities enable you to apply what you have learned, expand your knowledge and benefit from valuable on-the-job experience. The Co-operative education program at James Stafford is a great way to explore the career choices that lie ahead of you.

Student Recruiting Process

Meet us in person on your university campus or at a special event. You will have the opportunity to talk to current employees and recruiters and ask questions about what it is like to work at James Stafford. Please contact your campus career centre for specific details.

If we are not attending a campus near you, we invite all candidates from other universities to forward their application forms to us online. Click on our Job Postings to view all available positions.

We actively recruit in the late summer / early fall for positions starting in the following January, May or September. Our representatives attend recruiting events at several university campuses throughout the year. We are also registered with the recruiting offices at the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University and attend various recruiting events in the fall.

If you are interested in articling with James Stafford, please visit us at any of these events.
All selected candidates are invited to our office for an interview. At these interviews, candidates will have the opportunity to meet senior personnel and current CPA students.