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Staff Accountant- Core Audit- Assurance

Location:  Québec City
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Apr 20, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  139267

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 Staff/Assistant, you will be a professional member of our Core Audit practice in our growing Certification group. EY's commitment to the quality and integrity of our audits is based on the implementation of our global audit methodology and rigorous quality controls for every customer mission. These methods and our considerable investments in technology, knowledge and learning resources for audit professionals allow us to provide quality assurance services to clients and their stakeholders. 

Your key responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with the client management team throughout the year. Set expectations for value deliverables.
  • Participate in the execution of audit procedures focusing primarily on complex or specialized issues.
  • Contribute to the planning of mission objectives and an audit strategy that meets professional standards and responds appropriately to client needs.
  • Know the client's business sector and recognize the key drivers of performance, business trends and technical and sectoral developments.
  • Keep abreast of business and economic developments and their impact on the client. Ensure people develop by encouraging them to be independent and take responsibility for their contribution to the team.
  • Delegate the work well. Perform performance evaluations in a timely manner and provide feedback and training. To lead by example.
  • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with other team members, and improve service delivery.
  • Maintain a training program to develop skills. Maintain cooperative relationships with other mission teams.
  • Monitor the team's ongoing progress against the plan and modify it as needed. Create new business opportunities.
  • Understand EY and its service lines. Evaluate and actively present ways to apply knowledge and services.
  • Maintain long-term relationships and networks internally and externally.


Skills and attributes for success

  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in French 
  • Taste of teamwork and leadership
  • Integrity in a professional environment


To qualify for the role you must have

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting or related field of study
  • Graduate degree in accounting would be an asset
  • CPA designation, CA in Canada or CPA, CAE recognized by CICA mandatory
  • At least 1 year to 3 years of relevant experience in a public accounting firm
  • Knowledge of GAAP


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 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 | 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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