At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.
From small businesses to some of the world’s best-known brands, our clients count on reliable financial statements, information, and processes to inform their ongoing strategies. More than ever, business is about interpreting and reacting to complex data — and they look to us for advice and services they can trust every time. You’ll use your professional skills and experience to make it happen, handling complex audit procedures across a broad range of not-for-profit organizations. You won’t find an assurance culture like this anywhere else, so whether you’re looking for a long-term, or are interested in progressing on to other areas, this is a great place to be.
As a Staff Accountant, you will be a professional member of our Audit practice with a focus on not-for profits. EY's commitment to the quality and integrity of our audits is based on the implementation of our global audit methodology and rigorous quality controls. These methods and our considerable investments in technology, knowledge and learning resources for audit professionals allow us to provide exceptional assurance services to clients and their stakeholders.
Your key responsibilities
Execute audit procedures to a high standard of quality, including preparing working papers to support audit findings and conclusions and performing testing of internal controls and documenting observations
Identify audit performance improvement opportunities
Supervise interns and new hires on engagement teams, ensuring our people develop by providing mentoring and coaching while encouraging them to take responsibility for their contribution to the team
Monitor productivity and adherence to work plan and budgets, reporting as to the reason behind deviations and identifying instances where deadlines may be challenged
Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with other team members, and improve service delivery
Become familiar with our clients’ business sectors and recognize the key drivers of performance, business trends and technical and sectoral developments
Keep abreast of business and economic developments and their impact on our clients
Develop and maintain long-term relationships with networks internally and externally
Participate in office initiatives, including campus recruiting, business development activities, etc.
Skills and attributes for success
Excellent project management skills, including managing time across competing demands
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Desire to work within high performing teams, striking a balance between leading and executing
Interest in coaching and mentoring others
Integrity in a professional environment
To qualify for the role, you must have
Undergraduate degree in accounting or related field of study
Minimum of one-year relevant experience
Enrollment in CPA PREP program and/or PEP program working towards a CPA designation
Ideally, you’ll also have
The ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic team-oriented environment
What we look for
We’re interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development. If you have the confidence to speak up and influence a team that affects big businesses worldwide, this role is for you.
What we offer
At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients, and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial, and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
Diversity and Inclusion at EY
Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.
EY Way of Work and your health and safety
EY Way of Work recognizes flexibility in the way we collaborate, innovate and deliver with the ability to work in-person and remotely. To support a healthy and safe in-person working environment, EY has implemented various layers of health and safety controls while working in the office or at client or other locations. A critical component of EY’s workplace safety program includes our COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an accommodation based on a reason protected by human rights legislation is provided.
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