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EY Professional Practice (PPD), Project Manager in Toronto, Ontario

Professional Practice (PPD), Project Manager


Requisition # TOR0044S

Post Date Jan 13, 2020

The Professional Practice Project Manager supports the Professional Practice Director in execution of his or her responsibilities relating to quality and risk management of the Canadian assurance practice.

Your key responsibilities

Responsibilities will vary based on changing priorities and needs, but may include:

  • As the firm transitions to its new quality control standard, assist with maintain controls documentation surrounding all controls executed by Professional Practice. This may include regular review of partner workloads, consultation trends, etc.

  • Organize group and leadership meetings, prepare meeting minutes and complete necessary follow-ups

  • Manage firm comment letter responses to requests for comment from external regulator, by coordinating input and/or drafting responses based on input

  • Resolve inspection-related matters during the annual inspection season

  • Maintain tracking of special projects within the group

  • Provide support with special projects and ad hoc requests as required

  • For candidates with experience in the Assurance practice, responsibilities may also include audit or accounting related technical tasks and initiatives

Skills and attributes for success

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Finance

  • At least 3-4 years of experience working in a professional services firm

  • Strong organizational skills with an eye for detail

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Advanced oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to interact with confidence with partners and senior leadership across the country within the firm

  • Strong work ethics with a developed sense of urgency

  • Willingness to adapt to a wide variety of tasks and requirements

  • Audit background is preferred

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident leader equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization. If you’re ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities, and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a difference, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

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 in the industry

  • Learning 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

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work and with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today .

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

This is an 18 Month Contract Opportunity.