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PwC

External Audit Manager

Posted 7 days ago

Job Description

A career within External Audit services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large entities. Our clients are often well known brands and many have broad international reach. We focus on using the latest technology to reduce the level of manual testing ensuring you'll focus on the most valuable areas of client service and on enhancing corporate governance and the reliability of our clients' information.
Meaningful work you'll be part of

As an External Audit Manager , 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:

• Conducting research in order to have an in-depth understanding of a client's industry and business
• Meeting/interviewing the client to complete sections of assigned audit work
• In cooperation with Management, set the audit approach to the engagement, which makes effective use of team members' skills and is within budget for assigned component(s)
• Ensuring that all work is completed and documented in accordance with our prescribed standards
• Developing the knowledge of junior team members through on the job coaching and sharing best practices on the completion of their sections
• Managing interpersonal relations and building the morale of the team
• Reviewing the work of junior staff
• Demonstrating strong technical knowledge and having the ability to research issues, present alternatives and conclusions to client/Manager
• Continuously communicating with the Manager and/ or Partner with respect to engagement progress - risks, issues, variances from plan in terms of time, budget, etc
• Taking full ownership of external file completion
• Analyzing engagement economics of self and field staff and explaining variances from plan
• Preparing and delivering performance evaluations on a timely basis to Associates
• Developing strong relationships with your clients to facilitate the completion of client work
• Identifying potential opportunities to provide additional services to your clients

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve

• Considerable experience in a public accounting firm
• Qualified Canadian CPA or equivalent reciprocal/recognized designation
• Knowledge of Canadian GAAP and IFRS
• Understanding of Canadian or International audit standards
• Communication (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
• Well-developed leadership, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
• Commitment to providing excellent client service
• The successful candidate requires fluency in English, in addition to French as they will be required to support or collaborate with English-speaking clients, colleagues and/or stakeholders during the course of their employment with PwC Canada
• A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside and/or coaching 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 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 us at http://pwc.com/ca/whypwc .

Your Application to PwC

We embrace new technology to deliver securely and differently for our candidates. To protect your personal information, apply at http://pwc.com/ca/careers and visit http://pwc.com/ca/applytopwc to learn more about what your recruitment experience could look like.

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.

What to consider before applying
• This role has the option of being based out of our Montreal and Quebec City offices

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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