Senior Associate, Insolvency, Restructuring and Forensic Accounting Group

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia

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Our Vancouver office is seeking a full-time Senior Associate to join our growing IRFA Group.

The ideal candidate is ambitious, naturally curious, has a keen interest in problem solving, an eye for detail, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. 

We welcome interest from candidates that are near completion of their CPA designation or recently completed their designation.

At Crowe MacKay & Company Ltd., our client-centric team of strategic advisors is looking to add new talent to our IRFA practice. You will be an integral part of our knowledgeable team and will work at the forefront of prominent and interesting transactions.

As a Senior Associate, you will work directly with the IRFA Group to ensure our firm’s continued growth within our market where we maintain a reputation for quality service and results.


  • Assist with all aspects of insolvency including bankruptcy and restructuring, CCAA, receivership, and liquidation engagements.
  • Assist with forensic accounting and litigation support engagements.
  • Advise on current insolvency laws and practices.
  • Be involved in the ongoing management of personal and corporate insolvency engagements (including acting as Trustee, Receiver, Liquidator, or Monitor in the context of both private and court-appointed engagements).
  • Assist troubled companies, lenders, creditors, shareholders, and other stakeholders through the course of financial reviews, business turnarounds, financial restructuring (formal or informal), bankruptcies, and liquidations.
  • Conduct ongoing communications with debtors, creditors, the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy, and the Courts through creditor meetings, reports, attendance at Court, etc.
  • Identify, target, and develop referral sources.
  • Assist with practice development assignments.
  • Travel to other offices and off-site locations as required.

Qualifications – Required

  • Pursuing, or have recently completed, a Canadian CPA designation.
  • Interest in pursuing a designation as a Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP) and a Licensed Insolvency Trustee (LIT).
  • Experience developing and working with cash flow models with strong business modelling skills and experience.
  • Proven capabilities in problem solving, negotiation, and decision making.
  • Solid understanding of financial statements.
  • Technical ability in conducting financial analysis.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word/Excel/Outlook).
  • Detail-oriented and excellent organizational skills.
  • Exemplify self-motivation and strong work ethic.
  • Able to prioritize with the flexibility to manage workload demands and multiple tasks as required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and oral communication skills.

Qualifications – Desired

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of insolvency rules, laws, and procedures.
  • Good working knowledge of Ascend software.

About the Vancouver Office

Our IRFA Group consists of highly accomplished and knowledgeable professionals who provide a range of services to a variety of businesses. Our files span across a range of industries including but not limited to: real estate and construction, technology and intellectual property, distribution and retail, entertainment, agriculture and farming, liquor and cannabis, aviation.

We are a dynamic firm with a commitment to creating an environment for success, both for our team and our clients.

Our IRFA Group operates as part of Crowe MacKay LLP which is a full-service accounting firm offering a range of services including assurance for both public and private enterprise, tax and estate planning as well as business valuation.

Your Journey as a Senior Associate

At Crowe MacKay, you have the opportunity to deliver innovative solutions for today’s complex business issues. We strive to provide a range of financial services to a diverse array of businesses.

Our firm has grown to eight offices across northern and western Canada not only because we deliver consistently exceptional service, but because we attract employees at all levels who are passionate about their work and the communities they serve.

With over 50 years of expertise, we are recognized as an employer of choice, committed to creating lasting value. Come grow with Crowe!

How to Apply

Send us your cover letter outlining why you believe you are our successful candidate along with a copy of your resume and salary expectation to Derek Lai via email at: [email protected] with Senior Associate in the subject line.

Crowe MacKay offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Crowe MacKay is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Our Benefits 

At Crowe MacKay, we know that great people make a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • A competitive financial package;
  • Help in developing your personal brand and practice;
  • Continuous hands-on mentoring;
  • A friendly, team-oriented environment;
  • Paid volunteer programs and volunteer opportunities;
  • Great work-life balance offering flexibility and core office hours;
  • Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs.

Learn more about what working at Crowe MacKay as a Senior Accountant can do for you.

More About Crowe MacKay

Crowe MacKay is committed to giving back to the communities in which we live and work. Not only are we involved in charitable organizations as a firm, but we support and encourage our employees to volunteer in their communities as well. We firmly believe that a strong community creates endless opportunities for education, employment, and increased quality of living. Crowe MacKay services clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 140 countries around the world.