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Manager, Core Audit

Reference ID: 14545BR

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Collaborate with industry leaders, diverse teams and innovative minds.

We are making significant investments in our people to meet the needs of our clients. Our goal is to have the most well rounded professionals in the world.

Our Audit & Assurance practice:

We offer Audit & Assurance Services focused on the individual needs of each client and we support them with quality information to the capital markets and their stakeholders. Clients value our expertise in delivering year-end audits, quarterly reviews, financial accounting advice and regulatory compliance assurance. Our audit methodology connects our people around the world to access knowledge and share best practices.

The Opportunity: Manager, Audit and Assurance

Responsibilities for the role include planning the engagement:
  • Analyzing research to ensure thorough understanding of each client's industry and business
  • Meeting with the client to identify expectations, issues and challenges
  • Negotiating fees directly with the client under the direction of a partner
  • Establishing the audit approach to the engagement, making effective use of team members' skills and managing the assignment within time and budgetary requirements.

  • Managing the engagement:
  • Reviewing work of the team to ensure that all work is completed and documented in accordance with our prescribed standards
  • Managing interpersonal relations and inspiring team members
  • Demonstrating strong technical knowledge and having the ability to research issues, present alternatives and conclusions
  • Monitoring the progress of the team members towards completion of work and adjusting the work plan when necessary
  • Continuously communicating with the Partner with respect to engagement progress - risks, issues, variances from plan in terms of time and budget
  • Preparing complete financial statements, related notes, and reports for delivery to the client

  • Completing the engagement:
  • Taking full ownership of My Client and external file completion
  • Analyzing engagement economics of self and field staff and explaining variances from plan
  • Approving final billing for review by the Partner
  • Preparing and delivering meaningful individual performance evaluations on a timely basis
  • Developing strong relationships with your clients to facilitate the completion of client work
  • Identifying potential opportunities to provide additional services to your clients.

  • Assisting with practice management, which includes:
  • Business Development
  • Assuming a coaching performance management role that aligns staff development with our Connected Thinking
  • Instructing milestone training courses to our staff
  • Networking in the local business community
  • Preparation and delivery of competitive audit proposals; and Recruiting

  • Requirements:
  • Minimum of at least five busy seasons of audit and assurance experience in an accounting firm;
  • CPA designation
  • Understand Canadian or international auditing standards
  • Excellent knowledge of IFRS or Accounting Standards for Private Enterprise
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to manage relationships at all levels within PwC and within the client's organization
  • Strong communication (English and French oral and written) and interpersonal skills that allow you to thrive in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multitasked, fast-paced and changing environment
  • Proven leadership, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Commitment to providing excellent client service
  • Ability to work on multiple engagements concurrently
  • Specific industry/government experience would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards would be an asset

  • Why Work for PwC

    Our employees make an impact with their dedication to client service, creativity, and high performance. Whatever your passion is, the opportunities available to you at PwC will help you realize your career aspirations

    PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.

    We thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted for follow-up.

    PwC: the Opportunity of a Lifetime

    Posted: March 20, 2019
    Closes: May 19, 2019
    Company Info
    5001-10,000 employees
    Management and Consulting

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