* National - Associate National Director of Professional Practice
Collins Barrow National Cooperative Incorporated
Montreal, Canada
1d ago

Baker Tilly Canada

Baker Tilly Canada is a network of independently owned and operated public accounting firms in Canada with 45 offices and over 1,275 partners and staff combined.

We offer the opportunity to pursue your professional practice career in a large and growing network. Globally, Baker Tilly International has member firms in 147 countries with over 36,000 dedicated world class professionals.

Join our National Professional Practice Team in this role!

About the Position

  • Conduct peer reviews of member firms and prepare findings reports
  • Anticipate the needs of member firms and develop and deliver solutions and resources with respect to technical training and knowledge sharing
  • Assist in the organization of various conferences, knowledge forums and seminars, including delivery of content
  • Prepare various publications, such as standards updates, topics of interest and technical bulletins
  • Respond to technical queries from member firms by providing research and practical solutions to accounting, assurance and ethical issues
  • Assist with piloting various software tools and co-ordinate training required across the country
  • Identify, prepare and implement revisions to national audit, review and compilation engagement templates to incorporate efficiencies and changes in standards
  • Act as a primary contact for firms regarding use of engagement templates, including carrying out training on the efficient use of templates
  • Note that this position involves some travel
  • Your primary responsibilities will include :

    How We Support Your Learning Path

  • Professional development is an integral part of this position. As a member of the National Professional Practice team, you will take part in diverse learning opportunities, including technical and core skills.
  • You will have an opportunity to attend various internal and external conferences and training sessions.

  • Baker Tilly Canada is continually investigating and integrating new technologies at the national and individual firm level.
  • You can initiate and be part of many projects involving the use of emerging technology.

  • Being a member of the National team provides an opportunity for a rich and varied experience through collaboration with National team members on various tasks and projects as well as partners and staff of all Baker Tilly Canada Firms.
  • A successful candidate will have :

  • CPA designation required
  • 7+ years of experience in a public accounting firm
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting and assurance standards
  • Previous experience in leading teams and overseeing staff on multiple engagements
  • Experience in a professional standards role preferred
  • Interest in independently conducting research into complex technical issues
  • Ability to take ownership, co-ordinate and execute multiple short and long-term projects
  • Interest in learning and integrating emerging technology
  • Strong working knowledge of CaseWare and CaseView
  • Advanced written and verbal communication, presentation and relationship building skills
  • Confidence and professionalism in dealing with senior members of our firms and network
  • French is not required but would be considered an asset
  • Application Information :

    Please include a cover letter that states your expected compensation requirements along with your CV to Kari Viglasky, Partner and Vice-President People Solutions - kmviglasky bakertilly.

    ca. We greatly appreciate your interest in our position and all candidates will be contacted to acknowledge the time and care you put into your CV and cover letter.

    Kindest regards and thank you in advance!

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