EY Senior Manager / Manager - Financial Accounting and Advisory Services (FAAS) in Vancouver, British Columbia

Senior Manager / Manager - Financial Accounting and Advisory Services (FAAS)


Requisition # VAN000V3

Post Date Jun 29, 2018

EY people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

In Canada, our Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team consists of dedicated accounting advisory professionals in five locations across the country. We combine technical accounting skills in IFRS, Canadian and US GAAP, practical experience in financial reporting as well as deep sector and regulatory knowledge. We have access to a global network of professionals with wide-ranging financial accounting standards knowledge.

We help finance leaders address the strategic accounting challenges and ongoing changes facing their business, and manage the resulting repercussions on the accounting and finance function. We help them achieve their potential in acquisitions, divestitures, optimization/restructuring or accounting standards convergence.

We currently are seeking qualified candidates for an excellent career and leadership opportunity as an Assurance Senior Manager / Manager in our Financial & Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) group.


  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with client management throughout the year. Establish expectations of value to be delivered. Participate in performing audit procedures, especially focusing on complex and/or specialized issues. Collaborate to plan engagement objectives and an audit strategy that complies with professional standards and appropriately addresses risk.

  • Understand the client's industry and recognize key performance drivers, business trends, and emerging technical and industry developments. Stay informed of general business/economic developments and their impact to the client.

  • Develop people by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the team. Delegate work successfully. Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/training. Lead by example.

  • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery. Maintain an educational program to continually develop skills. Maintain cooperative relationships with other engagement teams. Monitor the engagement team's progress against the plan and alter it when needed.

  • Generate new business opportunities. Understand EY and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to apply knowledge and services. Develop long-term relationships and networks both internally and externally.

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • A bachelor's degree or a graduate degree and approximately 7 years of related work experience

  • A degree in accounting and/or other appropriate academic major

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA, CA) license

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working as an auditor for a public accounting firm; or industry experience

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills

  • A dedication to teamwork and leadership

  • Integrity within a professional environment

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