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Accounting and Transaction Advisory Director

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The Capital Markets Accounting Advisory Services team ("CMAAS") at PwC is a team committed to supporting clients through moments of exceptional change by providing accounting advisory services. These services include accounting advice to our clients through acquisitions and divestitures, accounting change, ESG reporting, restructuring and capital transactions, such as IPOs, and digital transformation projects.A career within Capital Markets Accounting Advisory Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for complex financial reporting issues around deals and other transformational events. You'll tackle client's needs with a solution oriented approach that creatively addresses complex financial reporting problems for high profile transactions and you'll have significant interaction with senior company management teams, bankers, lawyers and other advisers.
Meaningful work you'll be part of

As an Accounting and Transaction Advisory Director, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve business issues, deliver high quality client service and operational efficiency. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•Leading the team and our clients through capital market transactions (e.g. IPO readiness, prospectuses, Business Acquisition Reports, pro forma financial statements, etc.) and various accounting change projects including GAAP conversion in contemplation of a transaction, implementation of accounting policy changes and new accounting standards, and ESG reporting
•Support our Deals teams with accounting implications on specific transactions (i.e. buy side, sell side, valuations, business combination, consolidation accounting, divestitures, etc.)
•Lead project teams in supporting our clients to prepare or review accounting whitepapers, diagnostic reports, complex accounting calculations, quarterly/annual financial statements and management reporting to drive insights, typically with a manager and supervising one or more Senior Associates and reporting directly to the engagement leader
•Take a leading role in understanding our clients' specific issues and developing an appropriate project plan and deliverables to meet their needs
•Play a pivotal role in spearheading market development activities that expand our market presence and foster sustainable growth
•Coach others, recognize their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development
•Work flexibly and respond promptly to ad hoc requests by clients
•Responsible for overall quality of the project and project management
•Contributes as a strategic thinker who identifies and takes responsibility for actively supporting the growth of the CMAAS business
•Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct
Experiences and skills you'll use to solve
•Experience managing cross functional teams in either financial accounting and reporting, a deals environment, or in public company audits
•Demonstrated experience managing a book of business for medium to large public clients
•Qualified Canadian CPA or equivalent reciprocal/recognized designation
•A strong technical knowledge of IFRS, US GAAP and ASPE
•Emerging technical knowledge of ESG non-financial reporting frameworks, including TCFD, ISSB and GRI is beneficial
•Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and professionally with clients and the team both verbally and in written communications in relation to complex issues and project status
•The ability to build relationships and to integrate with client teams working under tight deadlines
•Strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) and an aptitude for technology and innovation are an asset
•Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and an ability to work through complex and challenging client projects
•Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-tasked, fast-paced and changing project-based environment with the flexibility to work overtime where client deadlines are tight
•The ability to work independently and in a team environment
•Demonstrated ability to manage multiple engagements and engagement types concurrently;
•A coachable individual, open-minded and dedicated to self-improvement, career development and development of others
•When applying to a Quebec based opportunity, fluency in French is required. Outside of Quebec, fluency in French is an asset

Why you'll love PwC

We're inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you'll be a part of diverse teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about our Application Process and Total Rewards Package at: https://jobs-ca.pwc.com/ca/en/life-at-pwc

The most connected firm through activity based working

PwC Canada is committed to cultivating an inclusive, hybrid work environment - one that is collaborative, supportive and productive. We work in-person and virtually, as is best suited for our clients, teams and people . We want you to be intentional with your work, how you do it and where it's done. PwC offices are hubs of connectivity and learning. We strongly encourage our people to prioritise in-person work, whether it's in the office or at a client site. This means we expect you to be in-person (either with clients or in the office) at least half of your time. We know that hybrid work is all about balance, and capturing the benefits of in-person work is essential to your growth at the firm. Exact expectations for your team can be discussed with your interviewer.

At PwC Canada, our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We're committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in.
We're committed to providing accommodations throughout the application, interview, and employment process. If you require an accommodation to be at your best, please let us know during the application process.

About PwC

Welcome to PwC Canada Our purpose, to build trust in society and solve important problems, is brought to life by more than 6,700 partners and staff in locations from St. John's, Newfoundland to Victoria, British Columbia. With more than 100 years of excellence in Canada, we provide industry focused assurance, advisory and tax services for public, private and government clients in four areas: 1. Corporate accountability 2. Risk management 3. Structuring and mergers and acquisitions 4. Performance and process improvement As part of a larger network of over 223,000 people in 157 countries, we work to provide clients with the best of our collective thinking, experience and solutions to build public trust and enhance value for our clients and their stakeholders.

Industry

Management and Consulting

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-09

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