Manager, Assurance & Accounting


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Kitchener, ON 



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Employment Type:

Full Time



Job Description:

Our client, a large public accounting firm, is looking to add a Manager, Assurance & Accounting to their growing team within their Kitchener-Waterloo branch!
The Manager, Assurance & Accounting, oversees assurance and non-assurance engagements and deliverables directly related to client engagements in accordance with Firm and professional standards.
With the development of their knowledge and experience, Managers will have increased responsibilities and accountability for staff development, supervision and engagement. 
  • Apply effective marketing and selling skills to develop a portfolio of new clients
  • Begin to develop and build on new business opportunities with existing clients, and continually maintain a positive client relationship, where periodic visits to client sites is required
  • Complete the detailed review of assurance and non-assurance engagements and Assurance & Accounting projects to ensure that the engagement / project is in accordance with the relevant professional standards and Firm policies
  • Conduct and assist others on the engagment team with research as necessary on technical matters related to client situations
  • Conduct or provide input into staff performance reviews
  • Develop the skills, capabilities and potential of less experienced staff through supervision, coaching, mentoring, knowledge transfer, internal training delivery, and assignment of challenging work opportunities
  • Effectively manage and focus Firm resources , Apply appropriate industry / business knowledge in anticipating, identifying and addressing issues relevant to the client’s business
  • Effectively plan, supervise and execute assurance and non-assurance engagements and Assurance & Accounting projects in accordance with all relevant professional standards (accounting, assurance, quality control and ethical standards) and Firm policies
  • Maintain proficiency in the accounting, assurance, quality control and ethical standards appilcable to the client base, including recent changes to those standards
  • Manage the efficient completion of assurance and non-assurance engagements and Assurance & Accounting projects within required budgets and deadlines without sacrificing quality
  • Participate in interviews and assist in the selection of new talent during recruitment periods
  • Provide both technical and project management leadership skills to team members for assurance and nonassurance engagements (audits, reviews, compilations, special reports, etc), and Assurance & Accounting projects (Assurance & Accounting projects may include preparation of financial statements, due diligence procedures, services related to capital raising, and involvement in tax services provided to assurance and non-assurance clients)
  • Work independently on special assignments and more difficult corporate or tax assignments according to business needs Additional Requirement

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years of professional experience in an accounting and/or assurance role
  • Related experience and expertise in area of Assurance & Accounting
  • Professional designation required (CA, CMA, CGA or CPA)
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Proficiency with CaseWare, TaxPrep and MS Excel
To apply for this opportunity, please submit your resume to Marc Belaiche, CPA,CA
Company Info Recruitment Division 6645 Kitimat Road, Unit 27
Mississauga, Canada

Phone: 905-812-5627
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