Current Opportunities

Manager, Audit and Assurance

Posted December 1, 2022

Stern Cohen LLP is an award-winning, public accounting firm in Midtown Toronto (at Yonge and St. Clair). Despite our 60 year history, we’re thoroughly modern.

We are looking for a full time Audit and Assurance Manager who is interested in guiding and mentoring a team and contributing to firm leadership . This position requires several years’ management experience in public accounting.


  • Reviewing engagement files and tax returns;
  • Building strong relationships with clients;
  • Acting as the “go to” person for experienced accounting staff;
  • Coaching and performance management of the accounting team, and ad hoc training for others in the Firm;
  • Interacting with the team and the office’s scheduler for client engagements;
  • Becoming an integral part of the management team and assisting with practice management.
  • Identifying value-added service opportunities and networking for new business.


  • Qualified accounting designation (CPA in combination with CA, CGA, CMA);
  • Strong tax knowledge;
  • Three to five years’ managerial working experience in a public accounting environment and overseeing accounting client work, including file and tax return reviews is a must;
  • Experience as the “doer” performing similar work;
  • Personal and corporate tax experience of some complexity;
  • Experience working with privately held corporations is a must;
  • Work experience with Caseware/Caseview, Tax Prep, and Excel software programs;
  • Client service and relationship building excellence (for external and internal clients);
  • Detail oriented and analytical/inquiry skills that enable a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses;
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation);
  • Negotiation skills.

About Stern Cohen

Stern Cohen is a unique one-stop-shop for businesses and not-for-profit organizations in the areas of tax, accounting, assurance, advisory and bookkeeping. Our talented team has earned Clearly Rated’s “Best of Accounting” award for the last seven years for providing world-class client service.  Learn more about our welcoming, fun culture (and read staff testimonials) by perusing our website and checking out our LinkedIn. Don’t miss this chance to join a trail-blazing accounting firm committed to:

  • professional development and lifelong learning;
  • industry and technology innovation;
  • helping our clients and team members achieve their goals.

Our Many Benefits

  • Competitive and comprehensive benefits and compensation package
  • Culture of lifelong learning including professional development and CPD tracking on the industry-leading LumiQ app
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Enthusiastic team spirit
  • Flex hours to allow for work-life balance
  • State of the art cloud technology platform
  • Advancement opportunities so that you can specialize or diversify, innovate, and achieve your career goals
  • Dress for Your Day casual dress policy
  • Generous summer hours – In 2022 we offered 8 additional days off with pay in the summer!
  • Hybrid workplace
  • At Stern Cohen, the health and wellbeing of our team is a priority! Our “Disconnecting from Work” policy ensures work-life balance.

Read our Careers page for more benefits and information

Interested applicants are kindly asked to include a cover letter along with their resume and email them to [email protected]. Please reference Assurance Manager in the subject line of your e-mail.

We thank all applicants for their interest.  We will contact only those whose skills and experience closely match our requirements for the position.

Stern Cohen LLP offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted regarding a job opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.

Apply For This Opportunity

Thank you for your interest in a career with Stern Cohen.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume to [email protected] Please reference the job posting in the subject line of your e-mail.

After reviewing your application we will contact you if there’s a good fit.

All the best with your job search and thank you for your interest in a career with Stern Cohen Accountants!