Manager, Privately Held Business


Manager, Privately Held Business
Location Charlottetown, PEI
Alternate Location: Montague, PEI
ATS Engagement No. 5285
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 Charlottetown 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!
    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
  • Demonstrated 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?
    Grant Thornton LLP supports the spirit and principles of Employment Equity and is committed to maintaining an environment which is perceived to be fair and non-discriminatory. We welcome applications from designated group members - Women, Visible Minorities, Aboriginals and Persons with Disabilities and accommodations are available for Persons with Disabilities taking part in any aspect of our selection/hiring process. Should you require any accommodation during the recruitment process or otherwise, please notify us of this via careers@ca.gt.com and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.
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    About Grant Thornton LLP

    Grant Thornton LLP is a leading Canadian accounting and business advisory firm providing audit, tax and advisory services-locally and across Canada to dynamic privately owned, publicly listed and public sector organizations.

    Together with the Quebec firm, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton LLP, we have approximately 4,000 people in offices across the country.

    As a member of Grant Thornton International Ltd, we benefit from being part of a network of more than 50,000 people providing clients with distinctive and personalized service in over 130 countries.

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