Independence Consultant


Financial Services

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Branch Information

Markham, ON - (CAN) 7500-7560 Woobine Ave Unit F ON Markham , ON L3R 1AB



Job Description

Global employer in the financial space looking to add to their firm in Toronto!

Location: Toronto, Ottawa, Waterloo, Montreal, Vancouver


Our client is currently seeking an Independence Consultant to join their dynamic team of independence professionals. As an integral part of the independence team, this individual will be managing the firm's independence and compliance processes and become a technical subject matter expert in consulting with, and providing guidance to, their service line professionals on auditor independence matters.

Your key responsibilities

Demonstrate technical knowledge and subject matter expertise in Canadian, SEC, PCAOB and IESBA auditor independence rules,

Consult with partners and staff across Canada on auditor independence issues related to both personal and firm-related independence matters;

Provide guidance to client-serving teams in the completion of client acceptance and other periodic independence procedures;

Develop and update independence policies, processes and tools to ensure we continue to comply with local requirements as well as implement best practices and innovative solutions to keep pace with the firm's evolving business needs;

Develop and deliver risk management and independence training courses and presentations;

Manage and participate in independence monitoring programs and other process improvement initiatives;

Promote and demonstrate commitment to audit quality, risk management and independence processes and policies within the firm;

Manage or participate in other risk management and independence projects as required; and

Other duties as assigned.

Skills and attributes for success

Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills with the ability to apply conceptual framework to new and unique situations

Excellent business writing, communication and presentation skills

Ability to work in a busy, deadline driven environment and meet unexpected client demands

A high level of confidence in dealing with senior executives and challenging situations

Knowledge of French an asset but not required

CPA designation required

Recent experience in public accounting or risk management function

5+ years of experience in a professional services firm, with at least one year of managerial experience

What we offer

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

The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

Manpower Group recognizes the importance of providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. We are committed to creating a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment by offering equal opportunity to access our services. At Manpower Group, we are committed to providing accommodations, and will work with you to meet your needs.