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Assurance Senior Accountant, Core Audit

Location:  Montréal
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 2, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  150480

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.

 

From small businesses to some of the world’s best-known brands, our clients count on reliable financial statements, information and processes to inform their ongoing strategies. More than ever, business is about interpreting and reacting to complex data — and they look to us for advice and services they can trust every time. You’ll use your professional skills and experience to make it happen, handling complex audit procedures across a broad range of industries and responsibilities. You won’t find an assurance culture like this anywhere else, so whether you’re looking for a long-term, or are interested in progressing on to other areas, this is a great place to be. 

 

The opportunity 

 

As an Assurance Senior, you will be a professional member of our Core Audit practice. Together with our substantial investments in technology, knowledge, and learning resources for our audit professionals, you will be part of the team that delivers quality assurance services to our clients and their stakeholders. 

 

Your key responsibilities 

 

As an Assurance Senior, you will deliver quality assurance services to our clients and their stakeholders. 

 

Skills and attributes for success 

  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel and assess clients' satisfaction. 
  • Proactively maintain contact with the client throughout the year. 
  • Direct fieldwork daily, inform supervisors of the engagement status, and manage staff performance. 
  • Adapt the audit approach to the changing client environment. 
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of complex accounting and auditing concepts and apply them to client situations. 
  • Develop people through effectively delegating tasks and providing guidance to staff. Provide performance feedback and training, and conduct performance reviews. 
  • Foster an efficient, innovative, and team-oriented work environment. Contribute ideas/opinions to the audit teams and listen/respond to other team members' views. 
  • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery. 
  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop skills. Develop an understanding of EY's service lines and actively seek/encourage team members to contribute ideas and identify opportunities to apply the firm's services. 

 

To qualify for the role you must have 

  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting, and/or an undergraduate or graduate degree 
  • Successfully passed the Canadian UFE and / or possess a Canadian CA designation, or possess a reciprocal CA designation recognized with the CICA 
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of experience working as an auditor for a public accounting firm, or particular business/industry experience to meet special needs 
  • Excellent project management skills, advanced written and verbal communication skills 
  • A dedication to teamwork and leadership 
  • Integrity within a professional environment 
  • Possess bilingual language skills (English and French) an asset 

 

Ideally, you’ll also have 

  • The ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic team-oriented environment 
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in French is preferred. 

 

What we look for 

 

We’re interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development. 

 

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 around 
  • 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. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that 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.

 

EY Way of Work and your health and safety

 

EY Way of Work recognizes flexibility in the way we collaborate, innovate and deliver with the ability to work in-person and remotely.  To support a healthy and safe in-person working environment, EY has implemented various layers of health and safety controls while working in the office or at client or other locations.  A critical component of EY’s workplace safety program includes our COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an accommodation based on a reason protected by human rights legislation is provided.  

 

EY | Building a better working world 

 

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

 

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  

 

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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