Assurance Senior (FS) Job

Job Overview

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

Additional Details

Experience
Some Exp. Required (2 - 5 Years)

Job Description

RSM is looking for a dynamic Senior Associate to join our Assurance – Financial Services team. 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. 2+ years having ASPE experience is required. 

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
  • Willingness to travel 25% of the year, depending on your clients

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree or equivalent degree from an accredited university
  • 2 years of current or recent experience in accounting environment
  • Understanding of audit services with knowledge of  ASPE
  • CPA designation or demonstrated progress towards obtaining CPA designation, including required CPA PEP courses from CPA Canada
  • Previous experience working with NPO clients

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