Manager, Assurance

CapServCo Limited Partnership
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role
Experience level
Who we are

You know those big cities that still feel like small towns? Where everyone's friendly and helps each other out? That's like Grant Thornton. Except here we're all professionals and there isn't a mayor or a general store. What we're trying to say is that we're a large and growing professional services firm that still feels like a community. We employ over 2500 people across Canada, and we truly care about our colleagues, our clients and the communities where we work and live. That's what's most important to us. We're building a thriving organization that's purpose driven and still want to remember what your favourite milkshake flavour is.

A significant opportunity awaits an excellent Manager who will work with our Privately Held Business (PHB) Group in our Fredericton office. Working side by side with a strong team of well-respected accounting professionals, you will be engaged in a wide variety of interesting financial reporting and taxation matters, advising an excellent range of clients. Our PHB practice offers continual professional development as well as long term growth opportunities to evolve your career. If you are an entrepreneurial individual who enjoys sharing strategy and best practices for growth by collaborating internally and connecting externally with individuals and privately held businesses, then this opportunity is ideal for you.

A career in the PHB Group with Grant Thornton will provide you an opportunity to:

• Work with a team of professionals who assist individuals and businesses with a wide range of accounting, tax and financial services

• Be part of a unique work culture that challenges you to further your professional development and provides significant opportunity for advancement to manager and beyond

• Be part of a fast growing environment with well-respected professionals who are locally renowned in their respective field

• Develop solutions with clients and co-workers through collaborative effort and discussion

• Be engaged with clients on a variety of local and national projects

As a Manager, Privately Held Business your responsibilities will include:

• Leading and executing client engagements under varying reporting frameworks across different industries and sectors

• Contributing to new business development by understanding all Grant Thornton services and by using your credibility in the field

• Acting as a leader in the business unit, service line, and firm by actively contributing to the development and execution of the office business plan

• Maximizing engagement profitability by effectively utilizing engagement resources

• Analysis and review of corporate and personal income tax returns, NTRs and Reviews

• Planning and leading teams to ensure that client expectations are exceeded

• Supervision and mentoring of an accounting team, including the review of files

• Leading through the coaching and performance management process of the practice by providing ongoing feedback, conducting timely performance reviews, and delivering training to develop team members

Be Grant Thornton

If you're a bit like us, you're driven to connect with how others are feeling and thinking. Here we walk in others shoes before taking action. Just imagine being part of a team that puts "we before me", where flexAbility is a mindset, and where you trust your colleagues to have your back. At Grant Thornton, you'll work with inspiring leaders who support your development, both personally and professionally. This is a place where your insatiable curiosity enables you to think, see and hear from a variety of perspectives, a place where every day is different and having the courage to grow is part of who you are. And when all this comes together, well that's when the magic happens!

Want to learn more about who we are and how we live our purple every day - read our colleagues stories at

Think you've got what it takes to be a Manager, Privately Held Business? Like the colour purple? Great. Here's a few more boxes we're also hoping you can tick:

• CPA designation is required

• At least 6 years' experience in public accounting or related industry

• Superior technical expertise in both accounting and tax

• Commitment to quality, excellence and continual professional growth for yourself and for those you manage

• Excellent written, and verbal communication skills, including exceptional interpersonal skills to earn the trust and confidence of clients and colleagues at all levels and influence decision-makers

• Strong management skills, especially in areas of scheduling, organizing, supervising and multi-team managing

• Self-motivated, results-oriented multi-tasker who works equally well independently and collaboratively

At Grant Thornton we're focused on making a difference in the lives of our clients, our colleagues and our communities. That's our purpose. Or, as we like to say, living our purple.

Are you ready to Discover Your Purple?