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Accounting Manager: Audit & Assurance (CPA) – Mid-sized Firm

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Location: Bloor & Queens Park Area




Completion of the Canadian CPA / CA designation

Minimum of 6 years progressive experience in a public accounting practice, including working in a Manager position

Experience working with mid-market entrepreneurial clients is preferred


Solid knowledge of accounting software including Caseware/Caseview; Tax Prep, MS Excel


Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Ability to establish and maintain strong client relationships
Organizational skills for prioritizing demands, work flow and meeting deadlines
Must have a strong commitment to quality


Lead audit and review engagements and various other client service engagements


This position is also responsible to supervise and train assurance staff.


Responsibilities include:


Plan, organize and complete complex audits, compilations, review engagements

Completion of all planning documents, and the scheduling and leadership of the planning meeting

Set and work within approved budgets and deadlines

Organize and supervise year-end audit procedures

Review draft financial statements and finalize

Prepare complex personal and corporate tax returns
Make recommendations to partners regarding tax planning
Review personal and corporate tax returns
Analyze corporate and personal tax assessments
Analyze, review and finalize the audit files for which he/she is responsible
Review the assembled financial statements and income tax returns
Clear all review points made by the partners
Prepare cash-flows and related analyses, when necessary
Review all assurance services files and special assignments
Supervise engagements and control the quality of the work done by other team members
Resolve technical problems encountered by other team members.
Obtain/maintain a strong understanding of clients’ business and respond promptly to and be proactive to anticipate client needs
Train, supervise and evaluate staff and delegate work to them according to need
Gain appropriate level of tax knowledge, based on position
Maintain knowledge of Canadian accounting standards and updates