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PwC

External Audit, Financial Services, Manager

PwC
Location
Toronto, ON
Details
Full Time
7 days ago

Line of Service

Assurance

Industry/Sector

Banking and Capital Markets

Specialism

Assurance

Management Level

Manager

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.

What you'll create and do:


As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
  • Take on a professional role as part of our client-facing teams
  • Examine financial and accounting records, other documents, and/or observe 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
  • Handle conflict resolution, managing expectations of a range of stakeholders (at varying levels of seniority), both clients and internally
  • Perform Design effectiveness walkthroughs, and test the operational effectiveness of client internal controls
  • Make judgments on testing approaches for significant accounting estimates
  • Verify and test financial statements and supporting disclosures
  • Assuming a coaching performance management role that promotes staff development 
  • Join, and contribute to a high performing team that lives the PwC values
  • Instruct milestone training courses to our staff
  • Network in the local business community
  • Prepare and deliver competitive audit proposals 


  • In addition, the Manager will be expected to develop industry and technical expertise in audit and assurance through written reports, management presentations and the production of high quality deliverables. 

    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
  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences, developing and coaching diverse teams, and ensuring diverse perspectives are heard
  • CPA designation, or equivalent designation, required
  • Demonstrated progressive experience at the Manager level working within external audit  supporting financial services and banking clients
  • A strong understanding of Canadian and United States auditing standards.  PCAOB experience is required.
  • Experience with IFRS including specific experience in IFRS 9 is required.  
  • Experience in the design of audit  procedures based on risk and materiality
  • Previous experience in coaching and leading engagement teams
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to manage relationships at all levels within PwC and within the client's organization
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills that allow you to thrive in a team environment
  • Demonstrate an ability to multitask in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Bilingual proficiency in French and English is considered an asset


  • 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

    See how you can create your future at PwC


    http://www.pwc.com/ca/en/careers/create-your-future.html

    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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    Travel Requirements

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    Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

    No

    Government Clearance Required?

    No

    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.

    Every day we see how people make businesses great. But it's not only about skills. If your experience is close to what we're looking for, please consider applying. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, and passionate teams reimagine the possible. Create your future at PwC.

    PwC s'engage à bâtir une équipe diversifiée et représentative des collectivités qu'il sert. Nous invitons toutes les personnes qualifiées, sans égard à leur appartenance ethnique, leur race, leur religion, leur sexe, leur orientation sexuelle, leur identité sexuelle, leur statut d'autochtone, leur âge, leur handicap ou leurs besoins en matière d'adaptation du milieu de travail, à présenter leur candidature, qu'il nous fera plaisir d'examiner.

    Chaque jour, nous voyons des personnes participer à l'essor des entreprises. Ce n'est pas seulement une question de compétences. Si votre expérience se rapproche de ce que nous recherchons, n'hésitez pas à postuler. Nous sommes conscients que l'expérience peut prendre diverses formes et que des équipes de passionnés peuvent réinventer le possible. Créez votre avenir chez PwC.
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