Audit and Advisory – Junior Full Time 2020


Finance Team

Location: Hybrid
Audit and Advisory – Junior Full Time 2020
Full-Time Permanent Role
Reporting to: Director, Finance & Administration

Crowe Soberman LLP, a public accounting firm, is committed to going beyond tax returns and financial statements. With a focus on relationships, we provide exceptional professional service and trusted advice designed to meet the special and on-going needs of our clients.  Today, we are ranked as one of the premier chartered accounting firms in Canada.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Controller. The controller will use data to help leadership make informed financial decisions to support the firm’s continued growth and success. This is a hybrid role. The successful candidate must be able to commute to our Toronto office as needed.

Reporting to the Director, Finance, the Controller will be a strong team player with a customer service approach for both internal and external clients, as well as a strong aptitude for numbers and a sense of urgency is essential in this role. Their expertise will be vital in supporting our period end close process, preparing account reconciliations, and providing invaluable financial analysis for our monthly reports.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements, and other ad hoc management reports
  • Manage period end close activities including journal entry preparations, account reconciliations including WIP, AR/AP and expense accounts
  • Support the development of the annual operating budgets, work with operational leads to prepare department budgets and forecasts as well as work on variance analysis
  • Responding to internal firm requests and inquiries, running reports, and resolving issues
  • Assist with cash flow, planning and forecasting 
  • Assist in the preparation of spreadsheets, charts and diagrams showing prior, current, budget, and projected revenues and expenditures to provide a basis for comparison and evaluation
  • Assist with the preparation of written reports and presentations summarizing financial performance and providing insight to internal stakeholders, including senior management
  • Prepare ad hoc financial analysis and reports, as well as assist with finance projects as requested
  • Provide assistance in preparing bank reconciliation statements and ensuring adjustment of outstanding items
  • Preparing working papers and participating in financial audits
  • Work in collaboration with the Management Committee and stakeholders as needed
  • Support the finance team to streamline accounting policies and procedures  
  • Support and collaborate with the finance team, providing backup to other positions as needed
  • Other duties as assigned 


  • 2 - 3 years’ experience in a similar role in an accounting firm or professional services environment
  • Appropriate and relevant undergraduate degree (commerce, accounting, or finance)
  • CPA, strongly preferred  
  • Extensive experience with financial software applications (Dynamics 365 an asset)
  • Proven knowledge and experience with financial forecasting, diagnosis, and information analysis
  • Proficient in MS Office, advanced excel skills 
  • Strong presentation, reporting and communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively
  • Demonstrate flexibility to accommodate work demands
  • Strong team-player attitude and the ability to work independently
  • Initiative-driven mindset with excellent analytical skills
  • Able to identify issues, analyze, generate alternatives, implement and support a solution both their own and those of others
  • Thorough by nature, exceptional analytical skills 
  • Very detail oriented with strong organizational skills
Located in the heart of mid-town Toronto, we offer a convenient office location that is accessible by public transit for this permanent full-time role. We offer a competitive compensation package that is commensurate with your experience. To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. To learn more about our firm, please visit the Careers section of our website.
At Crowe Soberman, we take pride in being an equal opportunities employer. Our dedication lies in fostering a workplace that is inclusive and free of barriers, enabling every individual to realize their full potential. We recognize the significance of a diverse workforce in achieving success and encourage everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. We invite qualified candidates to apply and consider making Crowe Soberman your employer of choice – accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process, please advise us in advance. How do we build a culture of belonging? Learn more here.

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