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Capital Markets & Accounting Advisory Services, Senior Associate

Calgary, AB
Full Time
3 days ago

Line of Service



Not Applicable



Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career within Capital Markets Accounting Advisory Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for complex financial reporting issues around deals and other transformational events. You'll tackle client's needs with a solution oriented approach that creatively addresses complex financial reporting problems for high profile transactions and you'll have significant interaction with senior company management teams, bankers, lawyers and other advisers.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

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:

  • Work with the team and our clients to prepare complex accounting calculations, prepare quarterly/annual financial statements and complete reporting packages to foreign head offices
  • Support our Deals teams with accounting implications on specific transactions (i.e. buy side, sell side,valuations)
  • Support our clients through various accounting change projects including adoption of new standards (i.e. revenue, leasing, financial instruments), and GAAP changes
  • Work as a team member to support clients through implementation of accounting policy changes and new accounting standards, specifically IFRS 9, IFRS 15 and IFRS 16
  • Assist and advise clients through corporate restructurings
  • Assist clients through financial statement restatements, including support on comment letters from regulatory boards
  • Support clients through capital market transactions including IPO readiness, and other market transactions (i.e. BAR Reports, pro forma financial statements);
  • Research technical accounting matters as required by managers
  • Work flexibly and respond promptly to ad hoc requests by clients
  • Assist in project management component of client relationships
  • Reviewing client contracts to determine what accounting treatment is required
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others and writing memos/reports
  • Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current trends in business area
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

  • Requirements:

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in an accounting role
  • Completion of CFE (Common Final Evaluation)
  • CPA designation preferred
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS, ASPE and US GAAP
  • Prior experience in IFRS 9, 15 and 16
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Excellent communication (oral and written)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Desire to learn and stay up-to-date with changing accounting regulations and industry practices related to clients' business
  • Excellent time management skills

  • If you are someone who is dedicated to self-improvement and looking for a career in Technical Accounting and Advisory
    -apply now!

    Why you'll love working for PwC

    We want you to love every (if not, almost every) minute of your career, having said this, we get it. Each life stage we go through comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits, so regardless of your situation, there's something for everyone.

    Leading benefits for our permanent staff include:
  • A competitive compensation package
  • Sponsored investments, pensions and saving plans with matching firm contributions
  • Flexible working
  • PwC FlexBenefits, for personalised medical & dental coverage, including enhanced mental health benefit 
  • Every day recognition and real time appreciation through our rewards and recognition program 
  • Dress for your day with our flexible dress environment
  • Health, wellness and fitness perks
  • Family-friendly benefits, including maternity and parental leave policies and support networks to help you prepare for your successful return to work
  • Adoption/surrogacy benefits
  • Back-up child and elder care support
  • Career defining project work and international experience
  • Development opportunities including learning on the job, formal learning, learning from others and access to "Vantage" our digital learning system
  • Award winning programs including "Women in Leadership" and "Enhanced Pursuit Program"
  • A coach to help develop skills, diversify experiences and achieve career aspirations


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    Travel Requirements

    Up to 20%

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    Government Clearance Required?


    Job Posting End Date

    PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.
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