Stern Cohen Careers

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Stern Cohen is YOUR opportunity for a rewarding and satisfying career with an innovative and modern firm. Read our employee reviews below to find out what it’s like to work with us.

Not in Toronto?  Don’t sweat it! For many positions, we encourage applicants from across Canada to apply and work remotely.

Benefits of Working at Stern Cohen

  • Highly competitive compensation package (based on our research and feedback from new hires)
  • Comprehensive benefit plan including:
  • Medical, dental and vision care insurance, life and accident insurance, vacation and educational assistance.
  • Advancement opportunities so that you can specialize, diversify, innovate, and achieve your career goals
  • At Stern Cohen, the health and wellbeing of our team is a priority! Our “Disconnecting from Work” policy ensures work-life balance.
  • Flex hours
  • This year we’re offering 8 additional days off in the summer with pay.  Enjoy your summer!
  • Industry-leading cloud technology platform including Office 365, Zoom and Teams.
  • Hybrid workplace. Flexibility to work from home OR our office at Yonge & St. Clair.  You’ve got options!
  • Professional Development and CPD tracking on the LumiQ app!staff in board room

Read Staff Reviews

Here’s what our team members said in a January 2022 and December 2020 third-party, anonymous survey:

“I would definitely recommend Stern Cohen! It’s a great place to learn and the compensation is competitive. Despite working remotely, the onboarding process was smooth. Managers and staff made me feel welcome, they are approachable and proactively reach out to me to provide guidance and assistance. I have great working relationships and whenever I’m stuck there’s always someone to go to for help. My time at Stern Cohen has helped me so much with my journey to becoming a CPA, especially when it comes to learning accounting and assurance standards and processes.”

“Everyone is super friendly. The opportunity to learn and grow personally is amazing. The management of my team is very supportive and promotes my personal growth as well.”

“Very good working and learning environment with room for advancement.”

“Stern Cohen encourages staff to develop technically and professionally. Staff and management are friendly and easy to get along.”

“Good clients in a variety of industries. The smaller midsize firm allows for more learning and growth opportunities.  Stern Cohen cares about employees and their well-being.”

“Great leadership, friendly colleagues, learning culture.”

“Stern Cohen offers a progressive work environment where the career development opportunities are quite limitless and is a reflection of a strong culture and thoughtful leadership group. It is great learning environment for all levels of staff but in particular, for experienced and managerial level professionals. It is the best accounting firm environment I have been in as an experienced level employee and offers a lot of support for those looking to reach the pinnacle in their profession.”

“Good hours in the summer and very good colleagues to work with.”

“Stern Cohen is a modern, forward-thinking employer offering excellent pay and benefits as well as a positive work experience. I consider myself fortunate to be a member of the team and I feel valued for my contribution.”

“I feel like this place cares about the success of the individual as well as that of the firm and its clients. That’s a smart approach.”

“Many opportunities to learn accounting. Flexibility in work. Team meetings always have some concepts/agendas to enhance knowledge in accounting.”

“People are nice, working schedule is flexible because manager would do their best to accommodate my other priorities on my agenda.”


The Stern Cohen Team is…

  • Optimistic: 97% of staff said “I am optimistic about what the next year has in store for me working at Stern Cohen.” Based on an independent, anonymous staff survey in January 2022.
  • Satisfied: We are honoured to share that we earned ClearlyRated’s Best of Accounting Employee satisfaction award in 2022 based on ratings by our team members.
  • Passionate: Our talented team has won ClearlyRated’s Best of Accounting award for the last seven years for providing world-class client service. Learn more about what it takes to be Canada’s first and only 7-time winner!
  • Diverse and inclusive: In a 2022, anonymous staff survey, 93% of team members said that “Management shows that diversity is important through its actions.” 91% said “The best people get promoted, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation or identity, education or disability.”
    Check out our vibrant Team Page
  • Enthusiastic: We like to give back and have fun, too! See us at the Terry Fox Run.
  • Caring: We’re committed to nurturing strong professional and personal relationships and we  have a mentorship program.
  • Modern: Read our pandemic story on how well we managed the transition to a  fully remote model starting March 2020. Update: Now team members are free to choose where they work best: home, office or hybrid!

Current Opportunities

If you are interested in a career with Stern Cohen, please send your covering letter and resume to [email protected]. Don’t forget to check out our Current Opportunities.

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