Assurance Manager, Enterprise

July 23 2021
Industries Consulting services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Management, Consulting, Taxes
Edmonton, AB

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

As an Assurance Manager, you will be a professional member of our Enterprise team. Our Enterprise practice provides specialized accounting, audit and review services (audit and review engagements, notices to reader (compilation), personal and corporate taxes) to small businesses and individuals.

Your key responsibilities

  • Together with our substantial investments in technology, knowledge, and learning resources for our audit professionals, these enable you to deliver quality assurance services to our clients and their stakeholders as our Assurance manager.
  • Skills and attributes for success
  • Plan, manage and participate in performing Notice to Reader (NTR), Review engagements, Bookkeeping and Accounting, Financial statement preparation, and preparation of corporate and personal tax returns along with HST and GST Return preparation.
  • Strong accounting and tax skills, general ledger, cash receipts, cash disbursements, investment company accounting with knowledge of HST administration
  • Prepare deliverables tailored to client need.
  • Supervise small engagement teams and review work performed.
  • Providing team members with timely and direct feedback that contributes to ongoing team development. Actively manage team workload, performance and training
  • Mentoring to ensure growth and career development for young team professionals
  • Collaborating with partners and fellow managers on team scheduling
  • Establish and maintain relationship with client management.
  • Understand the client’s industry sector and recognize key performance drivers, business trends, and new technical and industry developments
  • Stay informed of new economic developments and their impact on clients.
  • Continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships and foster mutual support with other EY service line teams.
  • Prepare proposals and realize business development plans through a strong professional network.
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills to manage team members and client interactions

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Completed CPA/CGA/CMA designation
  • A minimum of 4-6 plus years’ experience in a public accounting practice handling similar duties including Tax, NTR’s and reviews (must have this experience to be considered)
  • Ability to manage internal teams
  • Strong accounting and tax skills, general ledger, cash receipts, cash disbursements, investment company accounting with knowledge of HST administration an asset
  • Outstanding client communication skills as the job will require daily contact with the clients
  • Strong personal and corporate tax knowledge
  • Excellent PC skills, knowledge of Taxprep, Caseview and Caseware an asset
  • Prior experience working independently under little supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • The ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic team-oriented environment

What we look for

We’re interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development.

What we offer

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

Diversity and Inclusion at EY

Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.

EY Way of Work and your health and safety

EY Way of Work recognizes flexibility in the way we collaborate, innovate and deliver with the ability to work in-person and remotely. To support a healthy and safe in-person working environment, EY has implemented various layers of health and safety controls while working in the office or at client or other locations. A critical component of EY’s workplace safety program includes our COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an accommodation based on a reason protected by human rights legislation is provided.

EY | Building a better working world


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

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