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PwC

External Audit, Senior Associate

PwC
Location
Edmonton, AB
Details
Full Time
3 days ago

Line of Service

Assurance

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

Assurance

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job 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.

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 a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. 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.

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 may include:
  • Take 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
  • Minimum of two to three years of audit experience in a professional services firm
  • Completed Bachelor's degree, required
  • CPA designation or equivalent designation, or in final stages of completion
  • Understand Canadian and United States auditing standards and/or PCAOB standards also considered
  • Knowledge of IFRS and ASPE required, US GAAP also considered
  • Thorough technical skills and experience regarding applicable accounting reporting and auditing standards
  • Project management experience
  • Experience in the design of engagement procedures based on risk and materiality
  • Previous experience in coaching and leading engagement teams
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills that allow you to thrive in a team environment.


  • 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

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    Applying at PwC


    At PwC, we embrace new technology where you will learn to innovate and deliver differently. For Administrative, Specialist, Associate, and Senior Associate roles you may have the opportunity to participate in an on-demand video interview. To learn more about our innovative cloud-based online application interview process click here:  https://www.pwc.com/ca/applytopwc

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    Government Clearance Required?

    No

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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.
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