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Senior 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:  1501893
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 seeking an experienced Senior Audit Manager with a strong background in ICFR and PCAOB standards to join our audit team. In this role, you'll have the opportunity to lead complex audit engagements, manage teams, and provide guidance on regulatory compliance and financial reporting.

 

Your key responsibilities:

  • Plan, execute, and oversee audit engagements in compliance with PCAOB standards and SOX requirements, ensuring quality and effective project management.
  • Lead and mentor audit team members, fostering a collaborative and learning environment.
  • Maintain current knowledge of changes in audit regulations and accounting standards, including PCAOB updates and SOX compliance requirements.
  • Coordinate with clients to understand their business, risks, and controls, tailoring audit plans to their specific environment.
  • Review financial statements and audit workpapers to ensure they meet professional and regulatory standards.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls and provide actionable recommendations for improvement.
  • Present audit findings and recommendations to clients and prepare comprehensive reports.
  • Manage multiple projects and deadlines, with a focus on client service and quality deliverables.
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships, identifying opportunities for additional services.
  • Contribute to the firm's business development activities and internal initiatives.

 

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • CPA or equivalent designation required.
  • Minimum of 8 years of audit experience in a public accounting firm with significant SOX and PCAOB exposure.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and experience managing audit engagements and teams.
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP, IFRS, SEC reporting, and financial statement presentation.
  • Excellent analytical, technical, and auditing skills, including proficiency in US auditing standards and practices.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with clients and team members at all levels.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness and ability to travel as needed to meet client commitments.
  • Commitment to lifelong learning and professional development.
  • 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

  • Additional certifications such as CISA, CISSP, or CIA can be a plus.
  • Experience with Big 4 firm preferred.
  • Specialized industry experience in Energy, Telecommunications, Mining, or Financial Services
     

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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