• Sr Manager, Audit Quality Risk Management Alberta
  • RSM Canada in Alberta, , Canada
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

We are the leading provider of professional services to the middle market globally, our purpose is to instill confidence in a world of change, empowering our clients and people to realize their full potential. Our exceptional people are the key to our unrivaled, inclusive culture and talent experience and our ability to be compelling to our clients. You’ll find an environment that inspires and empowers you to thrive both personally and professionally. There’s no one like you and that’s why there’s nowhere like RSM.

The Office of Risk Management (ORM) supports the implementation of programs, policies, and practices to manage the risk of RSM Canada LLP. Audit Quality & Risk Management (AQRM) within ORM, is responsible for monitoring the firm’s audit practice by executing such activities as the monitoring of the firm’s System of Quality Management (CSQM 1), facilitating the inspection of the firm by it’s regulators (including CPA bodies and CPAB), the firm’s internal monitoring, and... other ad hoc projects. AQRM works closely with the National Professional Standards Group (NPSG) in assisting in the creation and monitoring of policies, tools, guidance, and training. The Senior Manager will also get exposure to working with RSM US LLP for certain projects. Relocation is not required.

• Assists and reports to the Audit Quality and Risk Leader in Canada
• Responsible for planning and assisting with the inspection of the firm by it’s regulatory bodies, including but not limited to CPAB, PCAOB, CPA Provincial bodies, and CIRO
• Coach and support engagement teams going through external file inspection
• Collaborate closely with other members of AQRM and assist with the annual evaluation of the System of Quality Management to determine if it is achieving its objectives, while aligning to the Quality standards with continuous improvements
• Contribute to the performance of Root Cause Analysis on audit quality issues identified through annual evaluation, regulatory reviews, internal monitoring, and other monitoring programs and activities of the firm while Execution of formal functional monitoring activities
• Prepare and present status updates to leadership, prepare communications for senior executives related to regulatory inspection audit quality matters
• Engage in various assignments that arise through incident response or Global executive office and regulatory compliance
• Participate in various quality initiatives including coaching Engagement Leaders and Teams on selected audit quality topics to assist in improving Quality objectives
• Develop and deliver continuing professional education courses
• Perform other monitoring and quality initiatives as directed by the Quality Control Inquiry Committee, ORM Leader, and/or Audit Quality and Risk Leader
• Perform other ad hoc projects as required

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree
• CPA designation in good standing
• A minimum of 8 years of post qualification experience
• Working knowledge of CAS, IFRS, and ASPE
• Strong oral and written communications skills
• Robust performance history and demonstration of excellence
• Strong social and people skills and ability to adapt quickly to change
• Ability to communicate information clearly and concisely, verbally, and orally to diverse audiences across the firm and to outside professional contacts
• Ability to develop and maintain applicable professional and internal contacts, resources, and networks
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion with respect to internal information
• Exhibit high attention to detail and strong proofreading skills
• Strong analytical, organizational, and planning skills for multiple and/or complex projects
• Collaborates with all levels of internal stakeholders to achieve results
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to generate high quality deliverables
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively

Preferred Qualifications:
• CPAB, CPA provincial regulatory, or PCAOB inspection experience
• Experience with audit tools, such Caseware, Idea, Data Snipper, Alteryx, or other similar tools
• Ability to adapt quickly to changes in the firm and regulatory environment
• Adaptability to changes in the firm and regulatory environment
• Ability to respond positively to changing circumstances, seek and implement change to drive business improvement
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively
• Experience auditing internal controls in a large professional services firm or similar environment would be an asset
• Ability to supervise, direct, and review the results of inspections, projects, and assignments
• Ability to lead by understanding team dynamics
• Ability to support, affect, and implement change

At RSM, we offer a competitive benefits and compensation package for all our people. We support and inspire you to prioritize your wellbeing by delivering personalized, holistic programming for your physical, emotional, financial and community wellbeing. Learn more about our total rewards at https://rsmcanada.com/careers/life-at-rsm/rewards-and-benefits.html

Compensation Range: $105,000 - $178,500

Individuals selected for this role will be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on firm and individual performance


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