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Senior AssociateJob Description & Summary
A career within External Audit services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large entities. Our clients are often well known brands and many have broad international reach. We focus on using the latest technology to reduce the level of manual testing ensuring you'll focus on the most valuable areas of client service and on enhancing corporate governance and the reliability of our clients' information.Important points to consider: Putting the safety of our people and clients first as we look to a hybrid future: The health, well-being and safety of our colleagues, clients, and communities is our number one priority. Vaccinations have proven to reduce the risk of COVID-19. Effective Friday, October 1, 2021, PwC Canada requires all partners, staff, contractors and visitors to be fully-vaccinated when entering a PwC location, subject to applicable legal exemptions. At PwC, the future ways of work will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual, allowing choice and flexibility to explore new ways of working and collaborating. Read this press release for further details .
This role has the option of being based out of a variety of our offices across Canada.
Bilingual proficiency in French and English is required
What you'll create and do
As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:: Taking on a professional role as part of our client-facing teams
Support the development of the audit approach and complete planning procedures
Provide coaching and feedback to junior members of the engagement team
Examine financial and accounting records, other documents, and tangible items such as inventory, or plant and equipment, or watch certain processes and procedures being performed
Ask a range of questions - from formal written questions to informal oral questions - with a range of individuals at our client organizations
Test the client organization's internal controls
Assess significant estimates, judgements or assumptions made by management
Verify and test financial statements and supporting disclosures
Perform completion procedures to support issuance of the audit report
What You'll Bring to This Role
An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives
Qualified Canadian CPA or equivalent reciprocal/recognized designation, or commitment to completing the Canadian CPA and ability to enroll in the CPA Professional Education Program.
Demonstrated progressive experience at the Senior Associate level working with a range of external audit clients in a professional services firm.
A strong understanding of Canadian and United States auditing standards and/or PCAOB standards
Knowledge of IFRS and ASPE, US GAAP is considered an asset
Thorough technical skills and experience regarding applicable accounting reporting and auditing standards
Experience in the design of engagement procedures based on risk and materiality
Previous experience in coaching and leading engagement teams
Project management experience
Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills that allow you to thrive in a team environment.
Bilingual proficiency in French and English required
Why you'll love working for PwC
At PwC, we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. Discover a life that works for you with our diverse, inclusive and flexible culture. To learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, please visit: https://www.pwc.com/ca/whypwc See how you can create your future at PwC
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Every day we see how people make businesses great. But it's not only about skills. If your experience is close to what we're looking for, please consider applying. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, and passionate teams reimagine the possible. Create your future at PwC.
PwC s'engage à bâtir une équipe diversifiée et représentative des collectivités qu'il sert. Nous invitons toutes les personnes qualifiées, sans égard à leur appartenance ethnique, leur race, leur religion, leur sexe, leur orientation sexuelle, leur identité sexuelle, leur statut d'autochtone, leur âge, leur handicap ou leurs besoins en matière d'adaptation du milieu de travail, à présenter leur candidature, qu'il nous fera plaisir d'examiner.
Chaque jour, nous voyons des personnes participer à l'essor des entreprises. Ce n'est pas seulement une question de compétences. Si votre expérience se rapproche de ce que nous recherchons, n'hésitez pas à postuler. Nous sommes conscients que l'expérience peut prendre diverses formes et que des équipes de passionnés peuvent réinventer le possible. Créez votre avenir chez PwC.