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Senior AssociateJob Description & Summary
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.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.What You'll Create and Do
As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level 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).
Managing the engagement: 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
Demonstrating strong technical knowledge and having the ability to research issues, present alternatives and conclusions to client/Manager; and
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 meaningful individual performance evaluations on a timely basis to Associates;
Developing strong relationships with your clients to facilitate the completion of client work; and
Identifying potential opportunities to provide additional services to your clients.
What You'll Bring to This Role
An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in a public accounting firm
CA designation or close to completing a CPA designation
Bilingual in French and English
Understanding of Canadian GAAP and IFRS
Understanding of Canadian or International norms
Superior 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
Ability to work on multiple engagements concurrently
Why you'll love working for PwC
At PwC, we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. Discover a life that works for you with our diverse, inclusive and flexible culture. To learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, please visit: https://www.pwc.com/ca/whypwc See how you can create your future at PwC
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