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Technician, Manager

Location:  Ottawa
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 26, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  939142

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.


Technician, Manager

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. 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 a Technician, Manager you will be a professional member of our PCS tax group. Our PCS practice provides specialized audit, accounting, and review services (review engagements, notices to reader, compilation), as well as personal and corporate tax and business advisory services to individuals and privately-owned businesses. 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 a Technician, Manager you will assist in organizing the workflow, supporting the organization of review and compilation engagements, preparing corporate, trust, and personal taxes, and managing communication with the client.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Provide monthly and annual bookkeeping for both operating and investment companies
  • Prepare payroll, deduction at source, government report forms (CSST, GST and QST)
  • Prepare working paper files and financial statements for notice to reader
  • Prepare corporate tax returns
  • Provide excellent client service experience
  • Communicate with government
  • Perform any other related tasks


To qualify for the role you must have

  • Pre-university degree (DVS or DCS)
  • A minimum of three to five years’ experience in an accounting firm performing audit, review and compilation engagements
  • Knowledge of investments and investment accounting
  • Prior experience working with accounting software (Quickbooks, Sage, Simply Accounting and others)
  • Knowledge of Caseware/Caseview and Taxprep
  • Effective time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to liaise with clients, team members and external parties
  • CPA designation is an asset
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • The ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic team-oriented environment


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. If you have the confidence to speak up and influence a team that affects big businesses worldwide, this role is for you.

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 to 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 yo

Make your mark. Apply now.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity, and accessibility.  We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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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