Coordinator, Regulatory Affairs (1-year term)

We are currently looking for a dynamic and highly motivated Coordinator, Regulatory Affairs to join our team at CPA New Brunswick.


Reporting to the President & CEO, the incumbent will be involved in various regulatory functions of CPA New Brunswick.

In addition to monitoring compliance issues and concerns with the rules and regulations of the profession, the incumbent will respond to inquiries from stakeholders on complex policies and supervises, directly and indirectly, member affairs activities.


  • Ensure that Public Practices and Practice Leaders are in compliance with the requirements prescribed by the Policies.
  • Participate in regional and national committees and task forces falling within the scope and expertise of regulatory and compliance regime functions.
  • Support the Chair of the Practice Inspection Committee and respond to any questions or concerns of Practice Inspection Committee members.
  • Work with and respond to questions and concerns of Practice Inspectors throughout the inspection process.
  • Direct the final version inspection reports to respective firms, and answer any questions relating to the inspection process.
  • Review and approve for payment invoices of Practice Inspectors and direct to Senior Manager, Operations for processing.
  • Respond to all professional, practice and accounting standards inquiries from members.
  • Collaborate with all organizational areas to facilitate and improve member service as it relates to the compliance functions of CPAs and candidates.
  • Create reports, summaries, and analysis in regard to compliance requirements and recommend changes to increase effectiveness and efficiency of compliance.
  • Perform other related and ancillary duties as the circumstances may reasonably warrant.


  • Post-secondary degree in law, commerce, business, or equivalent in related field;
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA) would be an asset;
  • Experience in accounting roles, professional and practice standards development, and/or compliance environment;
  • Good communication skills; and
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point).


  • Strong customer-service orientation;
  • Ability to work independently and within teams;
  • Positive attitude, ability to adapt to change, and superior sense of accountability and responsibility over assigned objectives, outcomes, and records;
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other units/departments and cross-functional teams;
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy; and
  • High level of integrity.


As a self-regulating professional body comprising of approximately 3,000 members and students, CPA New Brunswick is governed by the Chartered Professional Accountants Act, 2014 and accompanying By-Laws, Standards, and Policies and is overseen by an elected Board of Directors.

This position is a one-year contract with a possibility of renewal.


If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV to Lynne Pitcher, Executive Assistant at today!

The application deadline is by Monday, October 26, 2020.

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