Senior Audit Associate
npaworldwide
Swift Current, Saskatchewan Canada
4d ago

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Our client is a multi-location, Public Accounting firm in Southwest Saskatchewan, with nearly a 100-year history. They are adding a qualified CPA to their Assurance Services Department as a Senior Audit Associate / Senior Accounting Technician.

In this role, you will be responsible for leading a team in audit engagements of different sizes and in various industries, both public and private.

This requires working closely with team members to execute the audit plan and ensure the timely completion of the audit engagement, as well as reviewing audit work done by less experienced personnel.

The Senior Audit Associate is also expected to manage the clients’ expectations and ongoing relationships.

JOB DESCRIPTION

As the Senior Audit Associate, you must be meticulous and analytical, with deep knowledge of auditing practices. Our client expects you to be reliable, with strong organizational skills, as well as expertise in risk management and compliance.

Roles And Responsibilities

  • Analyze the impact of the changing business environment on clients' business
  • Design and execute assurance procedures based on risk and materiality
  • Apply project management techniques to manage project timelines
  • Coach junior team members to achieve technical competency and efficient performance
  • Facilitate effective communication within the cross-functional and culturally diverse team
  • Identify areas for personal development to improve work performance
  • Identify clients' business and key risks
  • Identify ethical conflicts
  • Implement and provide input to the audit plan
  • Obtain audit evidence to corroborate information
  • Perform quality audits in compliance with professional standards; individually or as a team
  • Identify issues, propose resolutions to significant accounting and auditing issues, and discuss with engagement manager / partner to establish an action plan
  • Verify / review and test financial statements and supporting disclosures in accordance with applicable framework
  • Develop strong working relationships with clients by providing exceptional client service
  • Communicate with governments regarding information requests, assessments, and installments
  • Network in the local business community
  • Compilations
  • Corporate Tax Returns
  • This position will be involved with audits at Rural Municipalities (RM), towns, city government, school districts, etc. As a result, less extended travel is involved - be home more!

    Our client is offering the right person a highly competitive compensation package, a community-minded, values-driven organization, and a corporate culture that truly reflects what's listed on their website.

    This organization has demonstrated consistent growth for professionals to earn opportunities for advancement / partnership.

    Relocation assistance is negotiable.

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    Requirements

  • Work experience within a public practice
  • In-depth understanding of auditing and control practices
  • 18 months+ experience working as an auditor
  • Strong understanding of Canadian GAAP and GAAS.
  • Updated knowledge of applicable laws and regulations
  • Proficient in MS Office (especially Excel) and accounting software(s)
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational and leadership abilities
  • Integrity and reliability
  • BSc / BA in Accounting, Commerce or Finance and Canadian CPA certification
  • Willingness to reside in Swift Current, SK (may consider Assiniboia, or Shaunavon)
  • Experience with accounting and tax software such as Caseware, Taxprep, Profile, Quickbooks, and Sage 50 is considered an asset.
  • Possession of a Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN)
  • Education :

    University - Bachelor's Degree / 3-4 Year Degree

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