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Senior Manager - Assurance

Calgary, AB
Full Time
7 days ago

From small businesses to some of the world's best-known brands, our clients count on reliable financial statements, information and processes to inform their ongoing strategies. More than ever, business is about interpreting and reacting to complex data - and they look to us for advice and services they can trust every time. You'll use your professional skills and experience to make it happen, handling complex audit procedures across a broad range of industries and responsibilities. You won't find an assurance culture like this anywhere else, so whether you're looking for a long-term, or are interested in progressing on to other areas, this is a great place to be.

The opportunity

As an Assurance Senior Manager, you will be a professional member of our Audit practice. EY's commitment to the quality and integrity of our audits is based on the implementation of our global audit methodology and rigorous quality controls. These methods and our considerable investments in technology, knowledge and learning resources for audit professionals allow us to provide exceptional assurance services to clients and their stakeholders.

Your key responsibilities
    • Supervise and review planning performed by engagement teams to ensure that our audits are as efficient and effective as possible based on an understanding of engagement risk, planning materiality, and other considerations as specified by generally accepted auditing standards • Provide guidance/expertise and participate in the performance of audit procedures with our clients, particularly with respect to complex and/or specialized issues • Complete second-level review of audit working papers with a focus on adequately addressing significant risks of material misstatement • Lead the engagement budgeting process, including assessing the reasonability of estimated hours / fees, monitoring progress against budget and identifying time incurred on areas not originally within scope of the audit • Participate directly in fee discussions with clients • Perform performance evaluations, prioritizing transparency and timeliness of feedback • Teach training to other levels of assurance managers, senior and staff when required while maintaining a culture of informal on-the-job coaching and mentoring • Identify/communicate relevant trends, developments, and key performance drivers relevant to our clients • Develop and maintain strong long-term working relationships both internally and externally • Generate new business opportunities by developing ideas and solutions to grow and build the practice • Achieve growth by understanding EY and its service lines and actively assessing/presenting ways to apply that knowledge by identifying services relevant to our clients, proactively anticipating their needs

Skills and attributes for success
    • Excellent project management and leadership skills, including a willingness to lead by example • Professional presence with the ability to quickly establish personal credibility and demonstrate expertise • Ability to take a pragmatic approach to issues that underpin client relationships while demonstrating and living the firm's values • Integrity in a professional environment

To qualify for the role you must have
    • An undergraduate degree or a graduate degree with a minimum of 8-10 years of related work experience • Must have a Canadian CPA, CA designation, or possess a reciprocal CPA, CA designation

Ideally, you'll also have
    • The ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic team-oriented environment

What we look for

We're interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development. If you have the confidence to speak up and influence a team that affects big businesses worldwide, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
    • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply now.

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

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