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Cloud Finance, Senior Associate

Saskatoon, SK
Full Time

Line of Service



Not Applicable


Entrepreneurial & Private Business (EPB) - General

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Cloud Finance practice will provide you with the opportunity to help private companies with a range of business advisory services to resolve their day-to-day business issues and to help them achieve long-term success. Our team provides virtual, outsourced accounting solutions including monthly accounting, preparing monthly reporting packages, providing controller-level review and strategic business advice. You will focus on planning and executing monthly accounting engagements, preparing and reviewing monthly reporting packages and other client deliverables including preparing GST returns.

What you'll create and do

The Cloud Finance practice provides support with transactional accounting and monthly reporting to small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). Tax expertise is not required for this role.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Consistently deliver on multiple commitments which may include:
  • Resolving day-to-day business issues of our clients under the guidance of the engagement manager;
  • Assisting with preparing annual budgets and tracking performance;
  • Preparing monthly management reports;
  • Responding to queries and requests from clients;
  • Building rapport and developing relationship with clients;
  • Training, coaching, and supervising junior staff;
  • Other tasks as required by the client and engagement managers;
  • Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms;
  • Share and collaborate effectively with others;
  • Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise;
  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures;
  • Maintain and develop skills through internal training available;
  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and written;
  • Build and maintain an internal and external network;
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

  • Your work will be primarily:

  • Acting as an experienced financial analyst equivalent for multiple small and medium sized businesses (SMB). You will work with the owners/management of each company to help them prepare timely monthly and quarterly financial results.
  • Working as a team of business advisors dedicated to resolving the day-to-day business issues of our clients and helping them achieve long-term success;
  • Completing and performing first level review of all financial and accounting for SMB clients for which PwC provides outsourced finance functions;
  • Preparing annual budgets and tracking performance;
  • Preparing monthly management reports and identifying insights to be highlighted to managers on the file;
  • Managing interpersonal relations and building the morale of the team;
  • Responding to queries and requests from our clients;
  • Ensuring that all work is completed and documented in accordance with prescribed standards;
  • Developing the knowledge of junior team members by sharing best practices;
  • Continuously communicating with the Managers with respect to engagement progress; and
  • Maintaining existing client relationships.

  • What you'll bring to this role

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work;
  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives;
  • Considerable experience in public accounting;
  • Pursuing your Canadian CPA or other accounting designation is an asset
  • Experience with cloud accounting software and apps (Xero, Quickbooks Online, Dext Bank, etc.) considered an asset
  • Passion for excellent client service;
  • Flexibility, adaptability, speed, and the ability to handle ambiguity;
  • Superior communication (oral or written) and interpersonal skills that allow you thrive in a team environment;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills;
  • Accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication. Bilingualism in French and English is considered as an asset;

  • Why you'll love working for PwC

    At PwC, we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. Discover a life that works for you with our diverse, inclusive and flexible culture. To learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, please visit:

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    PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.

    Every day we see how people make businesses great. But it's not only about skills. If your experience is close to what we're looking for, please consider applying. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, and passionate teams reimagine the possible. Create your future at PwC.

    PwC s'engage à bâtir une équipe diversifiée et représentative des collectivités qu'il sert. Nous invitons toutes les personnes qualifiées, sans égard à leur appartenance ethnique, leur race, leur religion, leur sexe, leur orientation sexuelle, leur identité sexuelle, leur statut d'autochtone, leur âge, leur handicap ou leurs besoins en matière d'adaptation du milieu de travail, à présenter leur candidature, qu'il nous fera plaisir d'examiner.

    Chaque jour, nous voyons des personnes participer à l'essor des entreprises. Ce n'est pas seulement une question de compétences. Si votre expérience se rapproche de ce que nous recherchons, n'hésitez pas à postuler. Nous sommes conscients que l'expérience peut prendre diverses formes et que des équipes de passionnés peuvent réinventer le possible. Créez votre avenir chez PwC.

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