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Senior Manager- EY Private- Audit- Assurance

Location:  Toronto
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Feb 3, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  130221

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 Manager, you will be a professional member of the EY Private Client Services team.  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 Senior Manager, you will focus exclusively on helping business owners and entrepreneurs take advantage of opportunities and address challenges unique to private companies. You will offer hands on personalized service of a boutique style firm coupled with the breadth of service offerings and brandy only a local network can provide. 


Skills and attributes for success

  • Responsible for certain aspects of staff and partner training including course development and course instruction
  • Prepare and present seminars or informational fact sheet to clients on relevant accounting pronouncements
  • Respond to technical questions from all professional staff regarding accounting issues
  • Perform quality control reviews of both engagement files and financial statements
  • Conduct research on relevant issues, new standards and their application
  • Maintain up-to-date by reading associated literature and attending appropriate courses
  • Prepare comments on new standards issued by the CPA Canada
  • Interact with EY Professional Practice for the exchange of information


To qualify for the role you must have

  • Experience in presentation of internal training courses and/or external presentations
  • Strong technical background in ASPE, GAAP, GAAS and audit methodology
  • Asset to have: US GAAP or IFRS
  • A self-starter with organizational and project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Works well under pressure with limited supervision
  • Completion of the CPA, CA designation


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.


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. We embrace diversity and are committed to combating systemic racism, advocating for the LGBT+ 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.


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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