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Senior Manager- EY Private

Location:  Winnipeg
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Mar 28, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  459242

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. You won’t find a 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


We currently are seeking for qualified candidates for an excellent career opportunity for a full time Senior Manager for our Private group. Our practice focuses exclusively on private and family-owned companies, providing an integrated service offering of accounting, tax and business advisory to achieve the client’ corporate and personal needs

Your key responsibilities


As a Senior Manager, you will focus exclusively on helping private and family-owned companies take advantage of opportunities and address challenges unique to them. You will offer hands on personalized service of a boutique style firm coupled with the breadth of service offerings and brand only a local network can provide.


Skills and attributes for success


  • Supervise engagement teams and review work performed 
  • Continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery 
  • Maintain cooperative relationships and foster mutual support with other EY service line teams 
  • Successfully monitor the engagement team against the budget, and alter if necessary 
  • Engagement billing and monitoring collections 
  • Identify/communicate relevant trends, developments, and key performance drivers relevant to the client. 
  • Responsible for planning and managing Notice to Reader (NTR) and Review Engagements along with the required tax filings 
  • Prepare deliverables tailored to client needs and meeting required deadlines 
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of the client's industry and marketplace. 
  • Develop people by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the team. 
  • Successfully delegate to all levels of staff. 
  • Conduct performance reviews, serve as a positive leader and mentor, and contribute to performance feedback/training. 

To qualify for the role you must have


  • An undergraduate degree or a graduate degree with a minimum of 8+ years of related work experience with preference on public practice experience. 
  • Must have a Canadian CPA, CA designation, or possess a reciprocal CPA, CA designation recognized with CPA Manitoba. 
  • Extensive knowledge of financial accounting and ASPE Standards 
  • Solid understanding of business concepts and issues related to privately owned businesses 
  • Strong personal and corporate tax knowledge 
  • Excellent PC skills and experience working with Taxprep, Caseware, Caseview, Quickbooks and Sage 
  • Outstanding client communication skills and dedication to providing exceptional and timely client services 
  • Ability to lead teams and manage engagement profitability 
  • Superior multi-tasking skills 
  • Professional presence with the ability to quickly establish personal credibility and demonstrate expertise. 
  • Ability to take a pragmatic approach to issues that underpin client relationships while demonstrating and living the firm's values 
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills (lead by example) 


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • The ability to work independently in a fast-paced, a 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:a

  • 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.


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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