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Manager- Core Audit- Assurance- ICFR and PCAOB Experience Required

Location:  Montréal
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 23, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1501890
At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.
 

EY Canada is part of the global Ernst & Young network, one of the "Big Four" accounting firms. The audit service line provides independent audit services primarily aimed at enhancing the reliability and credibility of financial information presented by businesses. We ensure that financial statements are free from material misstatement and comply with applicable accounting standards and regulations. Our work gives confidence to investors, regulators, and other stakeholders in the financial health and reporting integrity of audited organizations.

 

EY Canada employs a methodology that integrates technology, such as data analytics and AI, to improve audit quality and insights. EY Canada's audit practice serves a diverse range of clients, from large multinational corporations to small and medium-sized enterprises across various industries.

 

We invite you to join our growing team. Canada is an excellent market for professional growth and career advancement as it has a high concentration of global enterprises requiring superior technical skills. Canada’s accounting profession has a reputation for high ethical and rigorous accounting standards appreciated all over the world. Canada's multicultural society provides a unique work environment where professionals can interact with a diverse clientele, enhancing their communication skills and cultural sensitivity with global companies. 

 

The Opportunity

 

We are looking for an Audit Manager with substantial ICFR and PCAOB experience to take on a leadership role within our audit practice. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and delivering audit services to our clients, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and professional standards.

 

Your key responsibilities:

  • Oversee the planning and execution of audit engagements in accordance with SOX and PCAOB standards.
  • Manage audit teams, ensuring work is completed on time and within budget while maintaining high-quality standards.
  • Collaborate with clients to understand their business processes, risks, and internal control environments.
  • Perform risk assessments and design audit procedures to address key risk areas.
  • Review and evaluate the effectiveness of internal control systems and recommend enhancements.
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements to ensure they are in compliance with GAAP and applicable regulatory standards.
  • Communicate audit findings, both verbally and in written reports, to senior management and clients.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with client management.
  • Provide technical guidance and professional development to junior staff.
  • Participate in business development initiatives and help identify new business opportunities with existing or prospective clients.

 

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • CPA or equivalent designation required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of public accounting audit experience, with significant exposure to SOX compliance and PCAOB audits.
  • Prior experience managing audit engagements and leading teams.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and auditing standards, including GAAP and PCAOB regulations.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to clearly articulate audit matters and recommendations.
  • Proven track record of building and maintaining client relationships.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational abilities with the capacity to multitask and manage competing priorities.
  • Willing to travel as needed to client sites.
  • This role involves interaction with clients operating nationally and globally. Bilingualism in both French and English is therefore a requirement of this role.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience with a national or large regional accounting firm is preferred.
  • Additional relevant certifications (e.g., CIA, CISA) are a plus.
  • Experience in specific industries relevant to our client base may be beneficial.
     

What we offer

 

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

 

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you


Diversity and Inclusion at EY

 

Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. We embrace diversity and are committed to combating systemic racism, advocating for the 2SLGBT+ community, promoting our Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, and are dedicated to amplifying the voices of Indigenous people (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) nationally as we strive towards reconciliation. Our diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds, and perspectives make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world. 

 
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