Audit and Assurance Manager – Toronto, Ontario -

Job Type : Full Time
Toronto, Ontario

Our client, a prestigious mid-size public accounting firm, is looking to fill an Audit and Assurance Manager role in. In addition to their office in Toronto, they are also situated in Hamilton. They provide a full range of accounting, taxation, and advisory services to mid-market businesses including business valuation, litigation support, forensic accounting, restructuring, corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions, family office services and succession planning. They have many clients in various industries ranging in small, medium, and large size. Our client offers excellent working environment, great culture, and an opportunity to work with great leaders in the profession. This opportunity can lead to great career advancement within the firm.

Position Summary:

The Manager role will lead audit and review engagements and various other client service engagements. This position is also responsible to supervise and train assurance staff.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, organize and complete complex audits, compilations, review engagements
  • Completion of all planning documents, and the scheduling and leadership of the planning meeting
  • Set and work within approved budgets and deadlines
  • Organize and supervise year-end audit procedures
  • Review draft financial statements and finalize
  • Prepare complex personal and corporate tax returns
  • Make recommendations to partners regarding tax planning
  • Review personal and corporate tax returns
  • Analyze corporate and personal tax assessments
  • Analyze, review and finalize the audit files for which he/she is responsible
  • Review the assembled financial statements and income tax returns
  • Clear all review points made by the partners
  • Prepare cash-flows and related analyses, when necessary
  • Review all assurance services files and special assignments
  • Supervise engagements and control the quality of the work done by other team members
  • Resolve technical problems encountered by other team members.
  • Obtain/maintain a strong understanding of clients' business and respond promptly to and be proactive to anticipate client needs
  • Train, supervise and evaluate staff and delegate work to them according to need
  • Gain appropriate level of tax knowledge, based on position
  • Maintain knowledge of Canadian accounting standards and updates


  • Completion of the Canadian CPA CA designation
  • Minimum of 6 years progressive experience in a public accounting practice, including working in a Manager position
  • Experience working with mid-market entrepreneurial clients is preferred
  • Solid knowledge of accounting software including Caseware/Caseview; Tax Prep, MS Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong client relationships
  • Organizational skills for prioritizing demands, work flow and meeting deadlines
  • Must have a strong commitment to quality