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Job Code:199186
Job Title:MANAGER, PUBLIC PRACTICE
Job Category:FINANCE/ACCOUNTING
Location:KITCHENER, ON

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POSITION TITLE:

MANAGER, PUBLIC PRACTICE

JOB CATEGORY:

Finance/Accounting

INDUSTRY:

Consulting

LOCATION:

Kitchener, ON

DATE:

January 4, 2017

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

199186

EXPERIENCE:

The successful candidate will have experience in a Canadian Public Accounting firm at a Management level, have demonstrated a progression in complexity of audit and accounting tasks, have superior tax knowledge and have exposure to NPO’s and privately-held corporations. This position will report directly to the Partners.

In order to be COMPETITIVE for this position, you will have:

Qualified CPA/ CA with 5-7 years of public practice experience working at a manager level. 

THE COMPANY:

Our client, a strong local public accounting firm, is one of the best kept secrets within Kitchener/Waterloo. They offer an excellent family working environment that promotes the mantra of work hard/play hard. If you are looking for a more intimate working environment that can still offer a challenge and provide a degree of complexity within client files, then this could be the place that you call home for your career. Client base includes owner-managed businesses and not-for-profit organizations which are primarily located in Southern Ontario.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Manager opening to be succession planned into partnership within a 5 year window

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

-Manage client audits, reviews and compilation engagements including scheduling, planning, risk assessment, file reviews and budget preparation.
-Continuous communication with Partner with respect to engagement issues and progress.
-Closely manage client relationships.
-Manage and train staff at various levels.
-Motivate and assist staff in their professional development.
-Other duties as assigned.

COMPENSATION:

Commensurate upon experience.

EDUCATION:

-CPA/ CA designation
-Undergraduate or Graduate Degree.

QUALIFICATIONS:

-Possess a CPA, CA designation or equivalent reciprocal designation.
-A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience within a small to mid-size public accounting firm looking for that next step and long-term career progression into partnership.
-Excellent project management skills and ability to manage relationships at all levels within the firm and within the client’s organization.
-Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
-Dedication to teamwork, leadership and integrity within a professional environment.
-Computer proficient with knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Caseware/Caseview and TaxPrep.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Full-Time

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

10%

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

Per case basis however strong preference on local candidates.

MANAGES OTHERS:

The successful candidate will supervise and manage junior staff on audit reviews and compilations.

CONTACT:

Tiffany Oliver, Strategic Talent Acquisition Specialist, Finance & Accounting

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume to: toliver@stoakley.com

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RECRUITER:

Tiffany Oliver: http://stoakley.com/meet-tiffany-oliver/

KEYWORDS:

Manager, public accounting, notice to readers, compilations and ASPE.

ABOUT STOAKLEY-STEWART CONSULTANTS:

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. is an Executive Search/Recruiting Firm with international reach. We opened our doors in 1977 and have grown to be one of the most successful employment agencies in Canada, boasting over 300 person-years of recruiting expertise.  We house a team of top-notch consultants, each acting as Subject Matter Expert in their chosen field. As a result we provide professional recruiting services to clients and candidates in a variety of industries.

This expansive breadth of experience allows us, as a firm, to satisfy all of your hiring/employment needs. In accordance with Canadian laws, it is the policy of Stoakley-Stewart Consultants to consider all qualified individuals for available positions without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, age, disability etc.

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