ID# 23-2315 Location: Edmonton, AB
Reporting to the Partner group, the Manager, Accounting & Assurance is responsible for managing a number of different engagements of various types, sizes and complexity, including Compilation engagements, Review and Audit Engagements.
The Manager, Accounting & Assurance will provide guidance, support leadership to the associates, and plays a role in their professional development. They are responsible for assisting in the transition of the new file preparer taking files that were previously prepared by other staff, ensuring that the Manager’s time will be dedicated to file review and continual staff development, and less file preparation.
The Manager, Accounting & Assurance will advise partners on the progress of engagements while managing client communications. Responsibility for decisions being made with respect to file work starts with the Manager and is finalized by seeking advice from the Partner on the file.
Problems addressed range from simple to multi-dimensional and complex. The potential for conflict and risk ranges from low to high. Sound judgment, creativity, flexibility, and the ability to develop rapport and influence others are a big part of this role.
Decision-making in this role is based on firm and professional policies, procedures and standards. This includes adequacy of the quality and quantity of work on engagements, the methodologies to be used and appropriate solutions to complex issues.
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