Position Id
Edmonton AB
Number of Openings
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
(FB) Finance & Business P
As per employment standards

Date Posted

Manager, Private Enterprise

Inspirational, innovative and entrepreneurial - this is how our client describes their empowered teams. Combine your passion with purpose and join a culture that is thriving in the face of change.

Make an impact within their Private Enterprise (Ag Niche) team as a Manager. This diverse team of professionals are dedicated to exceeding clients’ unique needs within a rapidly evolving business and financial reporting landscape. As a trusted advisor, you’ll empower clients to respond to emerging trends, anticipate risk, optimize performance and enhance operational efficiency.

Our client, a professional services firm, is proudly Canadian. Providing business strategies and solutions, they are a leading national accounting, tax and business advisory firm in Canada. Entrepreneurial to the core, their talented team members transcend obstacles into opportunities and are successfully transforming mid-market business practices.



  • Deliver industry and technical expertise through client interactions, reports, technical work, management presentations and high-quality deliverables
  • Manage a portfolio of Private Enterprise and Agriculture/Rural clients while understanding their business, key risks and ways to deliver added value; ensure clients’ needs are met and that relationships and accounts grow and develop
  • Effectively manage engagements to achieve target realization
  • Adhere to quality assurance and risk management practices when seeking improvements in engagements and/or methodologies
  • Respond to client requests, issues and concerns in a professional and timely manner, seeking guidance when necessary
  • Develop the ability to understand unique features of clients’ business/industry
  • Maintain technical competence by continuing to participate in professional education programs and training sessions
  • Review others’ work for accuracy and completeness
  • Apply professional judgement when making non-routine decisions and seek guidance where appropriate
  • Maintain high-quality control and apply specialized knowledge to anticipate, identify and address issues relevant to the client’s business, financial entries and reports
  • Network in the local business community, consider business development opportunities and contribute to the preparation and delivery of competitive proposals to meet client needs
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
  • Mentor, motivate and coach team members towards professional and personal development by setting clear expectations, providing feedback and conducting performance reviews
  • Maintain flexibility to travel, as necessary

Skills and Experience

  • CPA designation with 4 to 5 years of relevant public accounting experience
  • Agriculture/Rural file experience and/or background an asset
  • Working knowledge of Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Strong understanding of business, accounting, management and practice development principles
  • Proven people management, relationship building and leadership skills

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview would be contacted. Individuals who hold Canadian or Permanent Canadian Residency need only apply. As per Grasslands Group of Companies Privacy Policy, your personal information would be treated with complete confidentiality.

To apply for this position click 'apply' and follow the self-serve application process.

Questions may be addressed to Randy - randy@grasslandsgroup.com

asslands Recruitment Specialists – Connecting Canadian Agriculture since 1996

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