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Financial Accounting And Advisory Services (FAAS)- Senior (Edmonton)

Reference ID: EDM000BS

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EY's people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of assurance, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

In Canada, our Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team consists of dedicated accounting advisory professionals in five locations across the country. We combine technical accounting skills in IFRS, Canadian and US GAAP, practical experience in financial reporting as well as deep sector and regulatory knowledge. We have access to a global network of professionals with wide-ranging financial accounting standards knowledge.

We help finance leaders address the challenges and ongoing changes facing their business, and manage the resulting repercussions on the accounting and finance function. We partner with them to achieve their potential in acquisitions, divestitures, optimization/restructuring or accounting standards policy implementation and convergence. In addition we create innovative commercial insights for clients, and drive improvements in business processes.

We currently are seeking one qualified candidate for an excellent career opportunity in our FAAS practice

    • Develop and maintain productive relationships with client management throughout the year. • Establish expectations of value to be delivered. • Participate in performing US GAAP, Canadian GAAP and IFRS analysis procedures, especially focusing on complex and/or specialized issues. • Create reports and other deliverables tailored to client needs. • Understand the client's industry and recognize key performance drivers, business trends, and emerging technical and industry developments. • Assess and develop accounting policy, create whitepapers, prepare technical consultation memorandum and support all aspects of the accounting function. • Stay informed of general business/economic developments and their impact to the client. • Develop people by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the team. • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery. • Maintain an educational program to continually develop skills. • Maintain cooperative relationships and foster mutual support with other EY service line teams. • Monitor the engagement team's progress against the plan and alter it when needed. • Provide support to the practice in identifying new business opportunities • Understand EY and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to apply knowledge and services. • Develop long-term relationships and networks both internally and externally.

To qualify, candidates must have:
    • A degree in accounting and/or other appropriate academic major and a minimum of 3-5 years' relevant experience along with the Canadian CPA designation • Audit or business experience in financial statement close or the application of accounting standards • Demonstrate mastery of key concepts and principles related to process improvements, project management and change management; show an ability to apply these consistently in engagement settings • Impeccable client relationship skills • A dedication to teamwork and leadership • Good communication skills, with proficiency in English

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

Posted: December 13, 2018
Closes: February 11, 2019
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