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Accounting and Transaction Advisory Senior Associate

Montreal, QC
Full Time
13 hours ago
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.
What to consider before applying

• This role has the option of being based out of our Montreal office
• This role requires the candidate to be fluent in French and English
• This role doesn't support completion of the Canadian CPA designation

Purpose-led work you'll be part of

As an Accounting and Transaction Advisory Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Support the team and our clients through capital market transactions including IPO readiness, and other market transactions (i.e. BAR Reports, pro forma financial statements)
• Support the team and our clients through various accounting change projects including GAAP change in contemplation of a transaction, implementation of accounting policy changes and new accounting standards
• Support our Deals teams with accounting implications on specific transactions (i.e. buy side, sell side, valuations, business combination, consolidation accounting, divestitures)
• Work with the team and our clients to prepare complex accounting calculations, quarterly/annual financial statements and management reporting to drive insights
• Research technical accounting matters as required by the manager
• Work flexibly and respond promptly to ad hoc requests by clients
• Ability to manage multiple projects & priorities
• Focus on the details of the project as well as quality
• Be able to work collaboratively, internally within the team and externally with clients
• Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current trends in business areas
• Be able to work independently and in a team environment
• Assist in project management component of client relationships
• Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others and writing memos/reports
• Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve

• A strong knowledge of IFRS, US GAAP and ASPE is advantageous;
• CPA designation, or equivalent designation, required;
• Superior communication (English - oral and written), interview and interpersonal skills that allow you to thrive in a team environment and communicate status of projects proactively;
• Strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) and an aptitude for technology and innovation are an asset;
• The ability to build relationships and to integrate with client teams working under tight deadlines;
• 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;
• Ability to work on multiple engagements and engagement types concurrently;
• A coachable individual, open-minded and dedicated to self-improvement and career development; and
• Fluent in French and English would be an asset
•A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives

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 amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This purpose-led 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 us at .

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At this time, PwC does not require, but strongly encourages, full vaccination in order to access its offices. Some of our clients may require vaccination and other restrictions to be in place to access their premises. You may, therefore, be required to be vaccinated and comply with all other restrictions where applicable. At PwC, the future ways of work will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual, allowing choice and flexibility to explore new ways of working and collaborating, based on client, team and individual needs.
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.
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