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Cloud Finance, Manager

Calgary, AB
Full Time
22 hours ago

Line of Service



Not Applicable


Entrepreneurial & Private Business (EPB) - General

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

A career in our Accounting and Tax Reporting practice, within Private Company Services, will provide you with the opportunity to help private companies with a range of business advisory services to resolve their day-to-day business issues and to help them achieve long-term success. You will advise clients on their local tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant, and will help them manage their tax obligations across unique but ever changing tax specialties. Our team helps our clients with accounting and complex tax reporting. You will focus on planning and executing notice to reader and review engagements; drafting and filing local financial statements; reviewing personal trust and corporate income tax returns, and other tax reporting forms; and will assist with year-end planning and bookkeeping.

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.

Create your future:

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide support with bookkeeping and monthly reporting to small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). Tax expertise is provided by professionals within the group and is not required for this role;
  • This role will require you to act as a contract Controller/Manager of Financial Reporting for multiple small and medium sized businesses (SMB). You will work with the owners/managements of each company to help them understand the current health of their business while planning to optimize their long term growth.
  • You will work as a team of business advisors dedicated to resolving the day-to-day business issues of our clients and helping them achieve long-term success;
  • Oversee all financial and accounting for SMB clients for which PwC provides outsourced finance functions;
  • Work with management/owners to develop and support the company's strategic plans;
  • Monitor the financial performance of the client's company and work collaborative with management to optimize the performance;
  • Prepare annual budgets and track performance;
  • Reviewing monthly management reports and providing useful insight that would be expected of a financial controller;
  • Managing interpersonal relations and building the morale of the team;
  • Responding to queries and requests from our clients;
  • Ensuring that all work is completed and documented in accordance with prescribed standards;
  • Developing the knowledge of junior team members by sharing best practices;
  • Continuously communicating with the Partners with respect to engagement progress; and
  • Maintaining existing client relationship and developing other relationships in the community

  • Requirements:

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • Passion for excellent client service;
  • Relevant experience in public accounting (4-5 years);
  • Strong understanding of business/commercial issues faced by private businesses in various industries;
  • Computer software knowledge (the following would be beneficial -  Xero, Quickbooks, Simply Accounting);
  • Flexibility, adaptability, speed, and the ability to handle ambiguity ;
  • Superior communication (oral or written) and interpersonal skills that allow you thrive in a team environment;
  • CPA designation or equivalent is required;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills;
  • Good project management skills and ability to prioritize; and
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

  • 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

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    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.