Audit/Assurance Manager

Locations: Montreal

Please forward your resume to hr@crowebgk.com

Crowe BGK Profile: Crowe BGK has been successfully guiding individual and corporate clients, for 69 years. As a mid-sized firm with offices in Montreal and Ottawa, we’re big enough to offer full services with international affiliations – yet we still have the personalized, hands-on service that you would expect from a smaller firm.
If you are driven, passionate about your career and enjoy working in a dynamic, friendly and challenging environment, we want to meet you.

Position Summary:

We are currently looking for an experienced Audit/Assurance Manager who will be responsible to manage the preparation and review of audit and review engagement files.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:         

  • Preparation of financial statements and tax returns in accordance with Firm standards for clients in a variety of businesses and non-profit enterprises
  • Coordinating and supervising audits of small to medium sized organizations in a variety of industries
  • Provide accounting and tax compliance services to private clients for compilation and review engagements
  • Deliver industry and technical expertise in audit and assurance
  • Advise clients on planning opportunities, tax strategies, reporting and compliance issues
  • Lead client engagements, identify and analyze client needs
  • Provide clients with comprehensive business plans, financial solutions, and practical business advice
  • Design, develop and deliver final report and/or presentation to client
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients
  • Responsible for managing the overall planning and work volume for assurance work, audits, compliance tax engagements, budgeting, internal controls, financial and accounting transactions
  • Prepare and deliver proposals to clients for services offered by the firm
  • Effective communication with our clients, government agencies and with our partners and staff
  • Keeping partners and other team members informed, on an ongoing basis, of progress and significant issues
  • Responsible for managing a team of professionals
  • Ensure staff are meeting client deadlines and review their work for accuracy and completeness
  • Provide meaningful coaching and training to staff members
  • Prepare and add input towards performance evaluations for professional staff
  • Act as a mentor to professionals to ensure their growth as future leaders; allowing for effective career planning
  • Participate in the recruitment process for key team members

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge:

  • CPA designation is required
  • A minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years of public accounting experience is preferred, including audit experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills (English and French)
  • Strong commitment to professional client service excellence
  • Excellent interpersonal relations and demonstrated ability to work with others effectively in a team
  • Strong leadership abilities; experience leading a team is an asset
  • Working knowledge of multiple industries is an asset
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, delegate, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Strong knowledge of Canadian Assurance Standard and Canadian review engagement standards
  • Proficient in Canadian accounting standards for private enterprises and accounting standards for not-for-profit organizations
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, Adobe, Caseware, Caseview and Taxprep
  • Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to lead client engagements and interact efficiently with clients
  • Remain current and knowledgeable on trending topics in accounting and assurance
  • Highly motivated individual with a desire for growth

We maintain an inclusive and equal opportunity working environment so that every Crowe BGK professional can fulfill their evolving potential. Our open-door policy, mentor program and community involvement work to create meaningful relationships, build networks and expand your professional horizons while giving back to our local community. Engage with your potential-self and continue pushing it forward; join Crowe BGK.

We maintain an inclusive and equal opportunity working environment so that every Crowe BGK professional can fulfill their evolving potential. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran’s status or any other legally-protected factors. Please advise the Recruiter if you require accommodation throughout the selection process. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Please forward your resume to hr@crowebgk.com. We thank all candidates for their interest and we will only be contacting those that we are interested in pursuing.