Assurance Director (FS) Job

Job Overview

Location
Toronto, Ontario
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
3 months ago

Additional Details

Experience
Good Exp. Required (5 - 9 Years)

Job Description

RSM is looking for a dynamic Director to join our Assurance team. The successful candidate will previous experience auditing public companies. In this role, clients you work with may include: high tech, cannabis, real estate and life sciences. You will have the opportunity to work as a team member on diverse client engagements as part of our national and local practice. RSM’s assurance professionals help companies improve their performance through the most challenging business cycles.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations including coordinating audits of complex financial statements, related disclosures, and other client deliverables
  • Develop an understanding of the client’s business and needs, and become an industry specialist
  • Understand and utilize RSM’s audit methodology
  • Collaborate with the engagement manager/senior manager on engagement approach and execute on the plan using a risk-based approach
  • Recognize industry-specific and general accounting and auditing issues, including but not limited to, inventory pricing, receivable discounts, allowances, incentives and bad debts, tax provisions and determine appropriate audit approach for such areas
  • Provide insightful feedback on financial statements and prepare other client deliverables such as board communications, deficiency letters, management letters, etc.
  • Supervise associates on engagement teams and function as an in-charge, monitoring and reporting regarding productivity and adherence to work plan and budget
  • Anticipate and address client concerns and escalate issues as they arise
  • Interact with clients to help ensure the information flow from client to audit team and vice versa is efficient Identify and communicate significant accounting and auditing matters to manager/senior manager and partner on engagement
  • Identify performance improvement opportunities for team members
  • Understand client and industry issues, and recognize opportunities for RSM to assist the client in increasing level and types of services
  • Manage time appropriately across multiple projects
  • Keep abreast of industry developments by reading trade publications and other relevant thought leadership
  • Ensure professional development through ongoing education

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree or equivalent degree from an accredited university
  • 5+ years of current or recent experience in a public accounting environment
    Experience leading teams and mentoring associates
  • Understanding of audit services with knowledge of GAAP and GAAS
  • A proven record of building profitable, sustainable client relationships
  • Minimum of 4 years of team lead or in-charge experience overseeing staff on multiple engagements
  • IFRS experience required; prior experience working with real estate or construction clients

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